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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.  


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.

DOWER, Alsia Olive Mary
Late of Cooinda Aged Care and formerly of Alenola Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 22nd September 2014.

Aged 93 Years

Sadly missed and lovingly remembered wife, sister, sister-in-law, aunt and dear friend to many.

Relatives and friends of Alsia and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday 30th September 2014 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

KNIGHT, Richard John
Late of Noosa Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home 18th September 2014.

Aged 63 Years

Loving soulmate of Pauline. Much loved stepfather to Tracey & Dan, Kelly, Matthew, Tammy & Danny, Nicky and their families.

Richard will be sadly missed by all of his sisters and their families and cousin Rob & Maggie in New Zealand.

Relatives and friends of Richard, Pauline and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 29th September 2014 at 2.00pm

MORRISON-GARDINER, Phyllis Grace
Late of Oxford Crest and formerly of North Deep Creek Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in her sleep 17th September 2014.

Aged 58 Years

Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt to Carol & Ken, Brenda & Garrie and all of her family.

Relatives and friends of Phyllis are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 26th September 2014 at 1.00pm.

Donations can be made to the Motor Neurone Disease Association of Qld. Envelopes available at the service.

CARLSON, Kevin John
Late of Woonga Court, Gympie. Passed away suddenly and unexpectedly 18th September 2014.

Aged 79 years

Beloved Husband of Pam and Delma (dec'd). Much loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-grandfather of Gregory and Jennifer, and his extended family, Janine, David, Lynelle and families. Survived by his Brother Bruce and family.

Relatives and friends of Kevin, Pam and family are warmly invited to attend Kevin's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 23rd September 2014 at 10.00am, followed by a Private Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

ROZYNSKI, Jessie Irene
Late of Imbil.

Aged 92 years

Beloved Widow of the late Harold "Harry" Rozynski. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother "Grandma" of Walter & Glenva, Norma & John Thompson, Gary & Linda, Debbie and families.

Relatives and friends of Jessie and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 29th September 2014 at 11.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Kandanga Cemetery.

JONES, Thomas Charles William "Tom"
Late of Winston House Aged Care Centre and formerly of Dent Lane, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 17th September 2014.

Aged 95 years

Beloved Husband of Mary (dec'd). Much loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather, Great-grandfather and Great-great-grandfather of Heather & Gordon, Bill & Beryl, David & June and their families.

Relatives and friends of Tom and family are respectfully invited to attend Tom's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 26th September 2014 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Winston House Aged Care Centre greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

CONNOR, Mervyn Ambrose "Max"
Late of Kuluin and formerly of Gympie and Nambour. Passed away peacefully 11th September 2014.

Aged 95 years

Beloved husband of Rose (dec'd).

Max will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all of his extended family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Max are warmly invited to attend a Celebration of His Life to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 17th September 2014 at 2.00pm.

SORRENSEN, Irene Mavis
Late of Chalk Close and formerly of Sandy Creek, Gympie. Passed away peacefully after a short illness 12th September 2014.

Aged 71 years

Beloved wife of Noel. Much loved Mother, Mother-in-law and Grandmother of Warren, David, Ian, Debbie and their families. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Irene, Noel and family are warmly invited to attend Irene's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 19th September 2014 at 10.00am.

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

ATKINSON, Florence Ida "Lorraine"
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Spicer Street and Oak Street, Gympie. Passed away 12th September 2014.

Aged 95 years

Wife of the late Harry Atkinson. Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother of Gordon, Brian, Joy, Neville, Wendy and their families.

Relatives and friends of Lorraine and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 17th September 2014 at 1pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

MAIER, Harry Eberhard
Late of Imbil. Passed away peacefully after a long illness 6th September 2014.

Aged 72 Years

Beloved husband of Helga.

Dearly loved father, father-in-law and grandfather to his family.

Privately Cremated

ANDERSEN, Graham William
Late of Jones Hill and formerly of Yandina and North Buderim. Passed away peacefully 9th September 2014.

Aged 85 Years

Beloved husband of Lorna. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of Julie (dec'd) & Warren, Paul & Linh and their families. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Privately Cremated

McGRATH, Dorene Joyce
Late of Pine Street, Gympie. Passed away 10th September 2014.

Aged 91 years

Much loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother, Great-grandmother and Great-great-grandmother to her family. Sadly missed by all of her family and friends.

Relatives and friends of Dorene are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 17th September 2014 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Gympie Pensioners League, envelopes available at the service.

TYDINGS, Timothy John "Tim"
Late of Garrick Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 9th September 2014.

Aged 70 Years.

Beloved husband of Robyn. Much loved father, father-in-law and "Poppy" to Tim, Jamie, Karl and their families.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Tim's Farewell Graveside Service to be held at the Gympie Cemetery, Cartwright Road, on Tuesday 16th September, 2014 at 10.30am.