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Arrange A Funeral Online
If you're located far away from Gympie or - for any reason - can't make it to our offices, you can also arrange a funeral through us by simply completing our online form.

Floral Arrangements
Many people like to have flowers at a funeral. We work with Cooloola florists to do this. You can find out more about what's involved with floral arrangements by clicking here.

Our Coffin Range
Gympie Funerals stock a range of beautiful, modern coffins to suit all tastes and budgets. While we encourage you to visit us to make you final selection, you can also view them online
by clicking here.

Memorials & Plaques
If you'd like to erect a personal memorial or plaque to your loved one, we have an extensive range of memorials and plaques to suit all tastes and budgets. You can view them by clicking here.

Making Arrangements
What's involved in making funeral arrangements? Most people have very little experience with this and can find it confusing. But our handy guide explains the process clearly and simply.

Funeral Notices
Gympie Funerals can arrange for funeral notices to be published in newspapers and/or on radio for our clients. These are charged at whatever the individual newspapers or radio stations charge us.

However, we also publish these notices on our website at no charge as a courtesy to our clients.  


WATERS, Ronald Glenn "Ron"
Late of Carrington Avenue, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 14th October 2014.

Aged 80 years

Beloved Husband of Pat. Much loved Father and Father-in-law to Kerry & Gary Rogers, Julie & Scott, Greg & Debbie. Loving Grandad "Pop" to Corey, Tony, Nikki, Tegan, Kodi, Ben and Kymberley and Great-grandad "Poppy Ron" to their families. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Ron, Pat and family are respectfully invited to attend Ron's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 20th October 2014 at 1.30pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Parkinson's Qld greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

LLEWELLYN, Gerald Albert James "Gerry"
Late of Cooloola Cove and formerly of Geelong, Victoria. Passed away peacefully in the Gympie Hospital, 10th October, 2014.

Aged 72 years

Beloved Husband of Claire. Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Geraldine & Mark, Darren & Natasha. Wonderful Grandad to Alexandra, Tia and Keenan.

Relatives and friends of Gerry, Claire and family are respectfully invited to attend A Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Gerry's Life to be held in St Peter The Fisherman Catholic Church, Manooka Drive, Rainbow Beach on Wednesday, 15th October 2014 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Leukaemia Foundation and/or Heart Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

Our sincere thanks to the nurses at the Chemotherapy Unit of Gympie Hospital.

GOLLSCHEWSKI, Noel
Passed away in the care of Noosa Nursing Centre 12th October 2014. Formerly of Gympie.

Aged 81 years

Beloved Husband of the late Margaret Gollschewski. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Michael & Sue, Joanne & Dana Davey, Steve & Rebecca, Craig & Vivien. Much loved Grandfather "Pop" to Benjamin, Klaire, Luke, Tom, Kate, Matthew, Kirsten, Amy, Samuel, Joshua and Great-grandfather to seven. Noel will be remembered as a loving Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Noel and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 16th October 2014 at 2.00pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Lions Australia greatly appreciated.

WELLS, Arthur Gardnier
Late of Winston House Aged Care Centre, Gympie and formerly of Tin Can Bay and Buderim. Passed away 10th October 2014.

Aged 92 years

Beloved Husband of the late Yvonne Edna Wells. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather, Great-grandfather and Great-great-grandfather of Yvonne & Alex, Phyllis & Rodney, Lynn and families. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Arthur and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 20th October 2014 at 10.30am.

REGAN, John Bede
Late of Drummond Street, Tin Can Bay and formerly of Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the Care of Gympie Private Hospital, 9th October 2014.

Aged 81 years

Beloved Husband of Iris. Much loved Father of Sharon. Cherished Grandfather to Simon, Rebecca and John, and Great-grandfather to Kayleigh. Special Friend to Merrilyn and her family. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to Bryce, Barry, Joan, Chris and their families.

Relatives and friends of John, Iris and family are respectfully invited to attend John's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 14th October 2014 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

FRANKE, Laurel Annie
Late of Freshwater Villa's, Gympie and formerly of Goomboorian. Passed away unexpectedly 5th October 2014.

Aged 86 years

Beloved Widow of the late Joe Franke. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Glenys & Ross Kidd, Bill and Julie Franke. Adored Nana to Aleisha & Steve, Matthew & Priscilla, Kacey & McLean, Joshua, Jackson, Macauley, Wilson, Hamilton and Thomas. Loving Great-Nan to Lincolne. Laurel will be remembered as a loving Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Laurel and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 15th October 2014 at 10.00am, followed by a Private Committal Service at the Kandanga Cemetery.

MORRIS, Jean Olwyn
Late of Willow Grove Road, Gympie.

Aged 84 years

Beloved Wife of Norm Morris. Much loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother, Great-grandmother and Great-great-grandmother of Jean-Helen, Alan, Lionel, Olwyn, Ian and families.

Relatives and friends of Jean, Norm and family are respectfully invited to attend Jean's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 17th October 2014 at 2.00pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Christian Radio greatly appreciated.

EARL Kenneth Frederick "KEN "
Late of Benbullen Court, Gympie. Passed away unexpectedly 28th September 2014.

Aged 85 years.

Formerly of Nanango.

Beloved husband of the late Enid Helen Earl. Loving father, Father-in-law, grandfather, great grandfather and great great grandfather to his family.

Relatives and friends of Ken and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie Tomorrow Friday October 10th 2014 at 2.30pm.

SKYRING, Lilian Josephine
Late of Hervey Bay, formerly of Gladstone and Gympie.
Passed away peacefully 2nd October 2014.

Aged 85 years.

Beloved wife of Douglas "Doug" Skyring. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Linda and Gary Rozynski, Kerry and Genie, Greg and Bronwyn, Susan and Greg.

Much loved grandmother to Terri, Karyn, Clair, Kim, Tina, Josh, Casey, Kieran, Dayne, Ty and their partners.
Loving and loved great grandmother to an ever increasing number.
Sister, sister-in-law and aunt to Laurie and Carol Jones, Beryl and Noel (Dec'd) Steffen and families.

Relatives and friends of Lilian, Doug and family are warmly invited to attend Lilian's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 10th October 2014, at 11.00am.

McINTOSH, Lawrence Meldrum "LAURIE"
Passed away peacefully 5th October 2014 in the Care of Grevillea Gardens Retirement Centre, Gympie.

Ages 91 years.

Formerly of Widgee.

Beloved husband of the late Edna McIntosh. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Wendy and Tony Edwards. Much loved Pop to Stacy and Rhys.

Relatives and friends of Laurie and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday October 9th 2014 at 10.00am.

HARRISON, Hunter Chris
Late of Gympie and formerly of Noosa and Darwin. Passed away peacefully 1st October 2014.

Aged 90 years

Beloved husband of Pamela. Much loved father of Penny, David and Jonathan. Father-in-law of Doug, Tamara and Jacquie. Cherished "Poppa" of Daniel, Keith, Elliette, Jordie-Pam and Caden.

Relatives and friends of Hunter, Pamela and family are respectfully invited to attend Hunter's Funeral Service to be held in St. Peters Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Thursday, 9th October 2014 at 10.30am.

KOOSACHE, John Francis "Suitcase"
Late of Cooloola Cove. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family 30th September 2014.

Aged 67 years

Beloved husband of Diane. Much loved father and father-in-law of Tania & Kelvin Knights, Sonia & Ian Swinbourne. Cherished "Poppy" to Tahlia, Tiegan, Giahn, Makenah and Rylan.

Relatives and friends of John, Diane and family are respectfully invited to attend JOHN'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 7th October 2014 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

BEAUMONT, Wilfred "Monte"
Late of Gilldora.

Aged 88 Years

Beloved husband of the late Nora Beaumont. Much loved father of Terry, David and Margaret (all dec'd). Loving Grandpa to Zane, Jason, Aaron, Ryan, Lenore, Adam, Simone and families.

Relatives and friends of Monte are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 3rd October 2014 at 10.00am.

O'DONNELL, Anne Elizabeth
27.7.1959 - 25.9.2014

Late of Gympie and formerly of Imbil. Passed away peacefully after a long illness, at home surrounded by her loving family 25th September 2014.

Aged 55 years

Much loved Daughter of Donald & Lillian O'Donnell. Loving Sister to Terry & Pam, Paul & Dana. Auntie to Peter, Ryan & Audrey, Evka, Breeann, Kendra and Stevie.

Relatives and friends of Anne are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 8th October 2014 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Cancer Council Qld greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

HANSON, Norma Renee
Of Chatsworth.
Tragically taken as a result of an accident, 23rd September 2014.

Aged 31 Years

Beloved and cherished daughter of Norm & Dot Hanson and granddaughter of Dawn Hanson. Dearly loved sister, sister-in-law and Aunty Norma of Christa & Jason, Natalie & Garry, Glen & Julianne, John & Natalie, Matt & Jess and their families.

Norma will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her many friends.

Relatives and friends of Norma are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Zion Lutheran Church, Nash Street, Gympie on Thursday, 2nd October 2014 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

RYAN, Olga May
Late of Red Hill Road, Gympie.
Passed away peacefully at the Sunshine Coast Private Hospital, Buderim 26th September 2014.

Aged 94 Years

Beloved widow of the late Mart Ryan. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of John & Colleen, Pat & Jeff, Graham & Catherine (dec'd), Carmel, Noel & Tracy. Much loved Grandma/Nana to Monique, Gavin & Dana, Serentha & Gavin, Peter & Raelene, Rob, Diana & David, Courtney and Brooke. Great-Grandma/Nana/GG to Maverick, Hunter, Declan, Lucas, Nathan, Riley, Alice, Liam, Savannah and Cohen. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of Olga and family are respectfully invited to attend A Celebration and Thanksgiving for Olga's Life to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday, 3rd October 2014 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

BARNABY, Benjamin John "Ben"
Late of Ray Street, Gympie. Passed away suddenly and unexpectedly 28th September 2014.

Aged 35 Years

Beloved husband of Maxine. Much loved father of Shauntelle. Loving brother to Bruce. Loved son-in-law of Ernie & Doreen Murray.

Relatives and friends of Ben, Maxine and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 3rd October 2014 at 2.00pm

MOAT, Reginald John "Reg"
Passed away 25th September 2014

Aged 88 Years

Formerly of Griffith, NSW.

Loved husband of Thelma. Loving father and father-in-law of Karen & Ian (dec'd) Brown, Wayne Moat, Leonie Moat, Jenni Dotta, Jan Moat, Sandra & Vince Monteleone, Paul & Melissa Moat, Clare & Matt Rief. Much loved Pop to 19 grandchildren and Poppy to his 19 great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends of Reg are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 1st October 2014 at 2.00pm.

LAYCOCK, Dennis John "Den"
Passed away peacefully 25th September 2014.

Late of Hervey Bay. Formerly of Gympie

Aged 65 Years

Beloved husband of Sandra. Loved son of Hughie (dec'd) & Sylvia Laycock. Loving father and father-in-law of Ben & Tennille Laycock, Hannah Laycock & Haylee. Adored Grandy to Maddisson & Gennavive. Loving brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Steve & Sandra Adams, Greg & Lorraine Emery, Rod & Sherryl Laycock and families. Loving son-in-law, brother-in-law and uncle to the Carkeet families.

Relatives and friends of Den are invited to attend His Cremation Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 1st October 2014 at 10.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Cancer Council Qld and/or Arthritis Foundation greatly appreciated.

" God has him in his keeping we have him in our hearts"

VISINI, Elva Rose
Late of Oak Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of the Gympie Private Hospital, 24th September 2014.

Aged 89 Years

Beloved widow of the late John Visini. Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Darryl & Gay, Garry and his partner Andrea. Grandmother to Michael and Katherine.

"This life for me has truly passed
I've loved you all with all my heart
Weep not for me but courage take
And love each other for my sake."

A Private Burial for Elva, with Her immediate family, will be held as per Her wishes.