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Guinness World Records in the Funeral Industry

Since 1955, Guinness World Records has provided us with fascinating records set by millions of people across the globe. Incredible fetes and achievements accomplished before officials, in record times. Records that are broken again and again, honouring and recognising individuals and crowds alike, year after year. The astonishing world of fascinating and quirky records, brilliantly
Grateful, Thankful, Blessed – Kon Kalimnios

Grateful, Thankful, Blessed – Kon Kalimnios

To thee, I give thanks… I would like to take this opportunity to post my sentiments about two remarkable people I am sincerely proud to be affiliated with, employed by, and to work with on a daily basis. My name is Kon Kalimnios, and I am a proud Funeral Director, employed by Vicky and Michael
Mean what you say, with a beautiful bunch of flowers…

Mean what you say, with a beautiful bunch of flowers…

Flowers. They’re beautiful, fragrant, and come in all shapes, sizes and colours. There are tropical ones, native ones, breathtaking and exotic ones. Found across the globe, in every nation, flowers have been around for thousands of years. We receive them in abundance, they’re given at births, deaths, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and anniversaries- the list, purposes
Hello my friend May- By Kon Kalimnios © 2019

Hello my friend May- By Kon Kalimnios © 2019

I hadn’t seen my childhood friend May, for such a while, Yet, the day she came- brought back countless memories and smiles. With a saddened heart, she granted me a loving and warm embrace, We laughed and cried reminiscing- as tears poured off her face. 70 years of memories shared with her and my Iris
Please Explain- The Savano

Please Explain- The Savano

At Acropolis Funeral Services, we cater for all funerals and accommodate families from any religious or non-religious background and/or beliefs and faiths. Predominantly, we cater for Greek Orthodox families and in keeping with the Greek Orthodox faith, we provide our families with traditional inclusions for their beloved loved ones whilst in our care, as they
Local Business Awards- Professional Services Nomination

Local Business Awards- Professional Services Nomination

For almost 20 years, Acropolis Funeral Services- has forged a reputation, as one of the most respected and recognised funeral homes, within the funeral industry of New South Wales. It has evolved into one of Sydney’s largest and most recognised Greek funeral homes. Its Headquarters are conveniently located in Earlwood, and the business also operates
What is Tsoureki?

What is Tsoureki?

Tsoureki; for millions of Greeks throughout the world, Easter wouldn’t be complete without it. It can be made and devoured any time of the year, but traditionally, it’s a treat made and especially enjoyed over Greek Orthodox Easter, or ‘Pascha.’ There are many variations to the recipe, many shapes and sizes, plain, chocolate filled, with
The Significance of Greek Orthodox Easter with Funerals

The Significance of Greek Orthodox Easter with Funerals

Within the Greek Orthodox Church, Easter or ‘Pascha’ is one of the most significant events of the religious calendar, and the greatest of celebrations, enjoyed by millions of Greeks across the globe. At the conclusion of Holy Week; the week where the Orthodox Church relives the last week of the life of Jesus; we celebrate
Caskets vs Coffins- Is there a Difference?

Caskets vs Coffins- Is there a Difference?

The terms casket and coffin are often used interchangeably, but do they mean the same thing? While both the coffin and the casket are used for the same purpose, the two actually differ in terms of their design, materials and history. The history of the coffin is a fairly long one, the term has been