Underwood

McCartney Family Funerals Underwood

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Meet Bryan and our Team from Underwood.  Underwood is where all of our behind the scenes work takes place, this includes our Mortuary (managed by Tracy), Funeral Operations (managed by Kurt), Multimedia, Visitations, Accounts and Administration. Our Underwood location is also a place where families are welcome to arrange a funeral or to visit with their Loved One in our beautifully appointed visitation (viewing) room.


Our Facilities 

Our Underwood office provides the necessary operational functions for our branches and includes our state-of-the-art Mortuary where Tracy cares for all of our families Loved Ones, a Visitation Room for unique and intimate viewings, Operations Team that support our Funeral Directors, welcoming and warm Reception area and ample parking for our families. Our Underwood Office is designed to be relaxed, comfortable and provide a serene and calm environment for our families to spend time with their Loved One, to make funeral arrangements and to feel at home during their visit.


Local Service Options

Underwood is located on the border of Brisbane and Logan and provides easy access to a range of local venues for your funeral service. Underwood boasts easy access across Brisbane and allows families to choose a funeral venue that suits their style and personal needs.

Local Churches

For Parishioners and Members of the following Faiths, we can assist in arranging funeral services held in the following local Churches. There are many other local churches that we can assist with arranging a funeral, feel free to talk with us about your local church if it is not listed below.


Wakes and Celebrations

The local area has a range of venue options to suit your requirements and to provide you the perfect location to host a meaningful and special wake or celebration.


Explore The Rich History of Underwood

Underwood is situated in the Yugarabul traditional Aboriginal country of the Brisbane and surrounding regions. Towards the south-east of Underwood towards Beenleigh is the Bundjalung traditional Aboriginal country. The origin of the suburb name is from William Underwood who was an early property owner in the area. William Underwood had established the Commercial Hotel, which operated from the early 1870s through to 1895 on land nearby Beenleigh Road. The suburb Underwood was gazetted in 1975 and was part of both Brisbane City Council and the former Shire of Albert before the creation of Logan City in the year 1978.


Funeral Directors Beenleigh

Bryan McCartney
Managing Director

Bryan has been part of the Funeral Industry for the last 8 years initially as a Funeral Celebrant, then a Funeral Director, Mortician and now as the Managing Director of McCartney Family Funerals.  Bryan believes in creating an exceptional experience for all of our families and providing the highest levels of care to their Loved Ones.  Prior to joining the Funeral Industry, Bryan held senior executive roles in Education, Mining and Renewable Energy and has professional training in Psychology, Human Resources, Law and Celebrancy. “I believe that we are the guardians of our families Loved Ones and along with my Team, I take that responsibility seriously.  Each person that we assist has a different journey and a different expression of grief and loss, so for me, it is important that we connect on a deep level with our families and go above and beyond to support and care for them as best we can.  I’m a big believer in being Brave rather than being strong. We find strength in bravery when we permit ourselves to express our emotions without feeling the burden of “being strong”.  So for this moment, just be Brave.”
Kurt Huigens
Funeral Operations Manager

Kurt has worked in the Funeral Industry for more than 5 years both here in Australia and in the United Kingdom.  Kurt leads our Funeral Operations Team and ensures that all aspects of a funeral are in place and that services and operational tasks are completed to the exceptionally high standard that our families expect.  A passionate car and motorbike enthusiast, Kurt enjoys riding his R1 and spending his free time being active either at the beach or in the gym. “A funeral can be the most difficult thing some have to go through which is why it’s so important to me to make each and every one as good as it can possibly be.”
Tracy Dixon
Mortuary Services Manager

Tracy has been a mortician for the last 8 years and has been our Mortuary Services Manager since we opened our operations centre in Underwood.  Tracy’s approach in the mortuary is personal, heartfelt and deeply sincere.  From her own experiences with grief and loss, she uses her passion to ensure that all of our families have an exceptional final experience with their loved one.  Tracy is one of the most compassionate and caring members of our team and everything she does, comes from a place of love, respect and dignity

Our Team are highly experienced and collectively have more than 35 years experience, meaning that they will provide you with the care, compassion and support you would expect from a professional and personable team.


You can contact our Underwood office on 1300 043 522, via email at family@mccartneyfunerals.com.au or by visiting us at Commercial Court, 2D, 130 Kingston Road Underwood QLD 4119. You can read our Underwood reviews, or leave a review of your own by clicking this link.