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...still family-owned.

Alex Gow Funerals Mission Statement

     Our Mission Statement Alex Gow Funerals Directors Alex Gow Funerals is a trusted family owned company that has proudly served Queensland families for over 100 years.     Our mission is to support the families we are privileged to serve, with dignity, respect, empathy and compassion from the very first moment of contact […]

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Alex Gow Funerals Super Puzzle Books

Welcome to the Alex Gow Super Puzzle Book Answers & Solutions page. If you live in a retirement village in the greater Brisbane area there is every likelihood that you have received one of our puzzle books already but if not, you can download them all from the links below for free. By returning to […]

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Aged & Palliative Care Nursing Bursary

Being part of a community means that we care for one another regardless of age, race or creed. At Alex Gow Funerals supporting our community is paramount and is shown in the way we provide service to and care for our families. For over 170 years our mission has remained unchanged, to care for the […]

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Alex Gow Funerals Coffins and Caskets

Choosing the Coffin or Casket What is the difference between a Coffin and a Casket? The difference is basically one of design. Coffins are widest at the shoulders and taper in at the head and the foot so the coffin mirrors the form of the human body. The lid is not hinged and is removed […]

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Alex Gow Funerals Family Ownership

Alex Gow Funerals dates back to 1840, when it was established as Queensland’s first funeral business. The business changed hands several times in the following years, before finally landing in the hands of the Gow family in 1908. Since 1908, Alex Gow Funerals has remained a family-owned and operated independent business. By remaining family-owned, we […]

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Welcome to Alex Gow Funerals

Welcome to Alex Gow Funerals, proudly delivering thoughtful, caring funeral services to Brisbane families for four generations. For more than a century, the Gow family has provided dignified and personal attention to those most in need. Our name has become synonymous with honesty, integrity and quality funeral care as one of the most trusted funeral […]

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Our Philosophy

Choosing a funeral director is an important decision and one that we are likely to make only once or twice in our lifetime. We understand the difficulty you face in trying to assess which funeral company will respond most favourably to your needs. In order that you may assess our company and our business philosophy, […]

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Our History

Alex Gow Funerals was Queensland’s very first funeral business established in 1840 by Andrew Petrie, Clerk of Works in the penal colony of Moreton Bay.   Andrew, renowned stonemason and builder who is sometimes referred to as Queensland’s first free settler, ran the funeral business which was known as Petrie’s Undertaking Establishment, from his residence […]

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...still family-owned.

Newstead

Head Office
56 Breakfast Creek Rd
Newstead, QLD, 4006
Tel: (07) 3851 7800

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Browns Plains

7-9 Grand Plaza Drive
Browns Plains, QLD, 4118
Tel: (07) 3800 7500

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Cleveland

4/17 Middle St
(Cnr Waterloo St)
Cleveland, QLD, 4163
Tel: (07) 3821 4570

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Deception Bay

31-35 Tallowwood Drive
Deception Bay, QLD, 4508
Tel: (07) 3888 3535

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