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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.  


FARROW, Kenneth William "Ken"
Late of Rose Street, Kilkivan. Passed away peacefully 1st July 2014.

Aged 81 years

Beloved Husband of Judith. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-grandfather to Mark, Dudley, Craig, Desley and their families. Much loved Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle of Norma Hewson and family.

A Celebration of Ken's Life is to be held at the Kilkivan Bowls Club, Crescent Street, Kilkivan on Saturday, 5th July 2014 at 1.00pm.

Privately Cremated.

WEBB, Judith
Late of Horswood Road, Gympie. Passed at Nambour Hospital after a short illness on 28 June 2014.

Beloved Wife of Raeburn and Mother of four fine boys, Peter, Martin, Adam and Conrad. Intelligent, strong, clever and the family rock. A life of fine food ( mostly created by her) and not so fine wine. A life well lived full of travel and adventures. She lived many places, the last 36 very happy years in Gympie.

Friends are invited to attend Judith's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 3rd July 2014 at 2.00pm.

PERKINS, Glenys
Late of Johnstone Road, Gympie and formerly of Long Flat and Proston. Passed away suddenly at home 26th June 2014.

Aged 75 Years

Beloved Wife of Ken. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Cassandra & Peter, and Anthony. Much loved Grandma to 6 and Great-grandma to 10.

Relatives and friends of Glenys, Ken and family are respectfully invited to attend Glenys' Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 1st July 2014 at 10.30am.

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

WILLIAMS, Elizabeth Veronica "Beth"
Late of Oak Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Hospital 26th June 2014.

Aged 91 Years

Beloved Wife of the late Theo Williams. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother of Greg & Cheryl (dec'd), Kay & Noel (dec'd), John & Gail, Rod & Anne, Jeanette (dec'd), and their families.

Relatives and friends of Beth and family are respectfully invited to attend A Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Beth's Life to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Thursday, 3rd July 2014 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

HUGHES, Emrys Reginald "Taffy"
Late of Gympie. Passed away as a result of an accident 22nd June 2014.

Aged 81 Years

Beloved husband of the late Avie Beryl Hughes. Loved stepfather and father-in-law of Vicki & Les and "Poppa Hughes" to his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends of Emrys 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, 4th July 2014 at 10.30am.

LANGBECKER, Barry John "BEAR"
Late of Watt Street, Gympie and formerly of Katherine NT and Mt Isa. Passed away after a long illness in the care of Gympie Hospital 24th June 2014.

Aged 74 Years

Sadly missed by Janeta, Sharon & Adrian, Denise & Steve, Melinda and his much loved grandchildren.

All family and friends are warmly invited to attend Bear's Farewell Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 4th July 2014 at 2.00pm.

No flowers by request.

The Old Bastard will shout last drinks afterwards at the Phoenix Hotel.

BIDDLE, Norman Giles "Norm" Q25466
Late of Blake Street, Gympie. Passed away in the care of the Gympie Nursing Centre 23rd June 2014.

Aged 94 Years

Beloved husband of Hazel. Much loved father and father-in-law of Greg & Cheryl and Graeme & Cheryl. Sadly missed grandfather "Pop" to Craig, Mark, Peter, Paul, Lee, Amanda and great-grandfather to 15.

Relatives and friends of Norm, Hazel 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, 26th June 2014 at 10.00am.

GREER, Cade William
Late of McIntosh Creek Road, Jones Hill. Passed away peacefully surrounded by His loving family, 19th June 2014.

Aged 11 years.

Much loved and adored son of Eddie and Sally. Cherished brother, grandson, nephew and cousin.

Relatives and friends of Cade and family are warmly invited to attend Cade's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Cematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, on Friday, 27th June 2014 at 10.30am.

RILEY, Adeline Victoria Isabel
Late of Winston House Retirement Centre, Gympie and formerly of Riley Road, Traveston. Passed away unexpectedly 20th June 2014.

Aged 91 years

Beloved wife of Alan (dec'd) and adored mother of Kel (dec'd). Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of her family and friends.

Relatives and friends of Adeline are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie, on Wednesday, 25th June 2014 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

PORTUGALLER, Johann Hans "John"
Late of Tamaree, Gympie. Passed away 13th June 2014.

Aged 74 years

Dearly loved Father of Christian and Emma. Much loved Grandfather to Dylan.

Privately Cremated.

WRIGGLESWORTH, Heather Jane "FETH"
Late of Rainbow Beach and formerly of Ipswich. Passed away suddenly 8th June 2014.

Aged 48 years

Beloved soul mate of Briony. Dearly loved mother of James and Zara. Loving daughter of Kathleen and Wayne.

Heather will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all of her family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Heather, Briony and family are respectfully invited to attend Heather's Celebration of Life in colourful dress, to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 13th June 2014 at 2.00pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Nambour Hospital ICU and/or Red Cross House greatly appreciated.

TREASE, Kenneth Mervyn "Ken"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Brooloo. Passed away peacefully 10th June 2014, in the Care of Gympie Nursing Centre.

Aged 86 years

Beloved Husband of Marie. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Loretta & Rob Mills, Roslyn (dec'd) & Allan Geppert, Gwenda & Peter Counihan, Gavin & Deb. Much loved "Pa-pa" and Great-grandfather. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Ken, Marie and family are respectfully invited to attend A Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Ken's Life to be held at St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Monday, 16th June 2014 at 11.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

CAMPBELL, Margaret Elizabeth
Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre, Gympie and formerly of Amamoor. Passed away peacefully 8th June 2014.

Aged 86 years

Beloved Widow of the late Ray Campbell. Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Lyn Manderson (dec'd), Elva & Reg Christensen. Sadly missed Grandmother of Angela, Amanda, Terri-lyn and Ashlee, and Great-grandmother of Emmerson.

Relatives and friends of Margaret and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 13th June 2014 at 10.30am.

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

HORTON, Dorothy Bessie
Beloved Widow of Harold.

Passed away peacefully 4th June 2014 in Brisbane.

Loving and loved Mother of Meryl & Noel Somerville, Peter & Vilma, Don & Ethlene, and Jocelyn. Special Grandmother and Great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends of Dorothy 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, 10th June 2014 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

BUCHANAN, Allan "Eric"
Q 25497

Late of Webster Road, Goomboorian. Passed away peacefully 3rd June 2014.

Aged 96 Years

Beloved husband of Shirley. Much loved father and father-in-law of Peter & Frankie, Jo & Peter Gillan, Robert & Jenny, Judy & Keith Brown. Loving "Pop" to 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Malcolm "Boy"(dec'd), Neil (dec'd), Ivon (dec'd), Maisie, Lex, Margaret and their families.

Relatives and friends of Eric, Shirley and family are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Service in Celebration of Eric's Life to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 11th June 2014 at 2.30pm. A Private Cremation will be held prior to this service.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Gympie Blue Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

FLETT, Josephine "Josie"
Late of Elizabeth Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 30th May 2014.

Aged 93 years

Josie will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all of her family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Josie are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 4th June 2014 at 10.30am.

BISHOP, Stanley Alexandera "Stan"
Late of Woolooga. Passed away unexpectedly 29th May 2014.

Aged 78 years

Beloved Husband of Shirley. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Bryce Bishop, Clive Bishop, Robynne & Baydn Dodds. Much loved "Poppy" to Zach, Emmerson, Ethan and Nate. Loving Brother to William "Bill" Bishop, Percy Bishop (dec'd), Margaret Quatermass (dec'd). Stan will be remembered as a loving Brother-in-law, Uncle and dear Friend to so many.

"Sad and sudden was the call,
so dearly loved by one and all"

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Stan's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 10th June 2014 at 10.00am.

Donation in lieu of flowers and In Memory of Stan to Parkinson's Queensland. Inc. greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

DUNMORE, Jean "Joyce"
Late of Pine Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 29th May 2014.

Aged 88 Years

Beloved wife of the late Bill Dunmore. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Michael & Leanne, Brett & Donna. Much loved Nan to Matthew & Michelle, Kasia & Scott, Michael & Jacqui, David & Shandell, Joel & Teagan and Great-Nan to Jared and Ethan. Sadly missed Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Joyce and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Tuesday, 3rd June 2014 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

HOVELL, Kerry James
Late of Widgee and formerly of Western Australia and Northern Territory. Passed away peacefully after a long illness, 28th May 2014.

Aged 61 Years

Beloved husband of Gail. Dearly loved father, father-in-law and grandfather of Lucas & Brenna, Ben & Renee, Craig & Akemi and their families. Adored son of Ruth & Don. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Christine & Harry and their families.

Relatives and friends of Kerry, Gail and family are respectfully invited to attend Kerry's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 2nd June 2014 at 1.00pm. followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

"Now At Peace and In God's Care"

PARKER, Berenice Gwendoline
Formerly of Drummer Street, Tin Can Bay, and Rowland Crescent, Launceston, Tasmania. Passed away in the Gympie Nursing Centre 29th May 2014.

Aged 77 Years

"At Peace With Her Lord"

Loved sister of Graeme Parker and Janice Murfet. Much loved auntie of Scott & Maew Parker, Rebecca & Tim Barker, Grant Parker, Derek & Jo Murfet, Brendan Murfet, Janine Murfet and Nigel & Melita Murfet.

Relatives and friends of Berenice are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 2nd June 2014 at 11.00 am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Tin Can Bay Chapliancy greatly appreciated.