Quinn Funerals News

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April 22, 2021 The Colac Methodist Church is now the home of Quinn Funerals.  However, it was one of only a small number of churches built in Victoria between the world wars.  The Foundation stone for the church hall was laid by Mr Frank Parkes who with his brother owned a local furniture store in partnership with his...
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Online Tributes – a revolution

February 17, 2021 Quinn Funerals, Colac, was one of the first regional funeral directors to provide an online portal for community members to leave personal tributes for friends and family that have died. Before this the Quinn Funerals website only had one or two users per week and perhaps as little as 10 page views.  Over the last...
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Expressions coffins – Celebrating lives matters

February 11, 2021   The personalising of funerals has been on our minds recently.  Quinn Funerals in Colac has seen the change in rituals of farewell with live streaming, video recording and a step up in the range of Expressions coffins available for us to choose from or even supply your own images a design your own. The...
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Masks on inside.

February 5, 2021 At Colac Funeral Directors, Quinn Funerals, we recognise the need for an evolving response to the Covid 19 virus. As of February 2nd 2021, we remind families and friends attending funeral services that we need to wear a mask inside, if we can. Quinn Funerals is also providing QR code logging at funeral services.  Please...
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QR Codes and funerals in Colac and district

December 16, 2020 The Victorian State Government has requested Victorian funeral directors keep a log of people attending funerals.  The government would prefer  funeral directors use a QR Code system for record keeping, and the following information explains QR codes and their benefits when attending Quinn Funerals’ services in Colac and district.  A QR Code, or Quick Response code,...
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Business founder returns as manager

October 6, 2020 Exciting news at Colac funeral business Quinn Funerals this week with Chris Quinn returning as the General Manager. After almost five years at Quinn Funerals, former manager Matthew Maslen decided a career change was in order. Quinn Funerals farewelled Matthew last week and wished him well in his endeavours. Chris returns to the company he...
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Difficult Times – Quinn Funerals, Colac

May 28, 2020 For the last two months, we have experienced something that no one could have ever imagined. Something that will change the way we live and work for a long time, if not, forever. I’m very proud of the way we, as a community, have dealt with the changes we’ve faced across our everyday lives. I’m...
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Christmas & New Year Message from Quinn Funerals

December 21, 2018 Christmas time is a busy time for many. It can be a joyful time with laughter and family, but it can also be a sad time for some families who are spending their first Christmas without their loved one. Grieving a loss over the holiday and festive period might make you feel guilty. You might...
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A Time to Remember

November 29, 2018 ‘A Time to Remember’ is a non-denominational gathering created to support Colac and District families through the grief and sadness that comes with the death of a loved one. Over the years this gathering has proven to be a popular and helpful event in supporting families who are dealing with the grief and sadness that...
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Keep up to date with Quinn Funerals

November 16, 2018 Quinn Funerals has launched a new online news section on its website to keep clients and the wider community informed about developments in the funeral industry. We’ll also be looking back at the history of funerals in Colac and district and sharing stories about some of the people and events who have brought us to...
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