May 7, 2013
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander with his family has the pleasure to inform the public that the process of the exhumation and repatriation of HM Queen Alexandra Remains will take place on
The Remains of HM Queen Alexandra was seen off by representatives of the Greek Orthodox Church at the airport in Athens His Grace Metropolitan Athinogoras and Archimandrite Patrikio.
On Thursday, 9 May
at the Nikola Tesla Belgrade Airport
the coffin with the Remains of HM Queen Alexandra will arrive accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine and the High Representative of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece H.E. Ambassador
and H.E. Ambassador
(Serbian Ambassador to
) will be awaited by Professor Oliver Antic Special Advisor to President of Serbia, H.E. Mr. Demosthenes Stoidis Ambassador of
in Serbia, H.E. Mrs Mete Kjuel Nielsen Ambassador of Kingdom of
, and His Grace Vicar Bishop of Hvosno Atanasije with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch of Serbia Irinej.
A memorial service for HM Queen Alexandra will be officiated by His Holiness Patriarch of Serbia Irinej at the
Royal Chapel of St Andrew the First Called at 4.30 p.m.
Following the Church service a reception for state representatives, Members of the Crown Council and Religious dignitaries will take place at The Royal Palace.
was the daughter of HM King Alexander of the Hellenes and HRH Princess Aspasia of
was born in
25 March 1921
30 January 1993
in East Sussex England. The Queen was educated at Westfield, the junior school of Heathfield, then she went to Heathfield. Following schooling in
went to Mademoiselle Ozanne in
. The Queen was previously buried at Tatoi Palace Royal Cemetery near
King Peter II
, HM Queen Alexandra and HM Queen Mother Maria will remain at The Royal Chapel of St. Andrew The First Called until the State Funeral on 26 May in the Church of St. George Royal Mausoleum in Oplenac.
The Royal Chapel in the Royal Compound in Dedinje is open every weekend for visitation, on Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to 2 pm.
SOURCE Royal Family of Serbia