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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
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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.  


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.

SACHS, Irene Myrtle
Late of Duke Street, Gympie.

Passed away peacefully one day short of her 85th birthday, 22nd May 2014.

Beloved wife of the late Bill Sachs. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Wayne & Susie, Tony & Gemma. Much loved Nanna to Lucia, Billy, Greta, Lauren, Claire and Great-Nanna to twins, Jack and Portia.

Relatives and friends of Irene and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 28th May 2014 at 10.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Gympie Meals on Wheels greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

JACOBSON, James Peter "Jim"
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the Care of Gympie Private Hospital 20th May 2014.

Aged 82 Years

Dearly loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

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

Relatives and friends of Jim are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 30th May 2014 at 10.30am.

DIXON, Marisa Joan "Meecy"
Late of Miva. Passed away peacefully 16th May 2014 at home, following a long illness.

Aged 55 years

Beloved Wife of Darrel. Dearly loved Mother to Tony & Taly and Step-mum to Jeremy & Charlene. Much loved Grandma to Cory and Joshua.

Relatives and friends are warmly invited to attend Meecy's Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 23rd May 2014 at 10.00am.

ENKELMANN, Doug
Late of Leavinia Street, Gympie. Passed away in the Care of Gympie Nursing Centre, 15th May 2014.

Aged 80 years

Beloved Husband of Pauline. Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Gary & Cas, Mal & Cheryl, Maree & Graham Evans. Loving "Papa" to Malina, Sharnee, Ben, Jake and Great-papa to Paige, Jaylen, Mylee, Summah, Jordan and Ruby, Linkin and Logan.

Relatives and friends of Doug, Pauline and family are respectfully invited to attend Doug's Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Cemetery, Cartwright Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 20th May 2014 at 2.00pm.

BILDL, Adolf
Late of Cooloola Cove and formerly of Geelong, Victoria and Bavaria, Germany. Passed away 11th May 2014.

Aged 80 years

Beloved son of Wilhelm & Maria (both dec'd). Loving Husband of Ingrid. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Lou, and Tina & Kev. Cherished Opa of Jamie, Emma and Jasper. Loved brother of Willy (dec'd), Maria, Gretl and Vroni. Much loved Uncle to Jeannette and Michael.

Family and friends are warmly invited to attend a Funeral Service for Adolf to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 19th May 2014 at 1.00pm., followed by a Committal Service at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery.

HAMER, Dennis
Late of Allarado Place, Tamaree and formerly of Manly, Brisbane and Bolton, England. Passed peacefully 12th May 2014.
Aged 85 years.

Beloved and devoted Husband of Margery. Much loved and sadly missed by all of his family and friends.

Relatives and friends of Dennis, Margery and family are warmly invited to attend Dennis' Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 19th May 2014 at 10.30am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Red Cross greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

GALL, Stanley "Keith"
Late of Grevillea Gardens and formerly of Pollock Street, Gympie. Passed away 12th May 2014.

Aged 85 years

Beloved Husband of Joyce. Much loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-grandfather "Poppa" to Anne & Gary, Allan, Peter, Mary & Errol, David and their families.

Relatives and friends of Keith, Joyce and family are respectfully invited to attend Keith's Funeral Service to be held at St Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Tuesday, 20th May 2014 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

SORENSEN, Lorna Joyce
Late of Cooinda Aged Care and formerly of Harkin Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 10th May 2014.

Aged 94 years

Loving Wife of the late Thomas Leslie Sorensen. Dearly loved Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt to Len Gick, Elsie Shaw, Eileen Cree, Desmond Gick, Dorothy Hoyle, Maurene Kennedy(all dec'd) and their families. Sadly missed by her extended family of Graham & Sue Messer, Neville & Carol Messer and Graham & Lyn Pratt.

Relatives and friends of Lorna and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Monday, 26th May 2014 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations can be made to Little Haven Palliative Care or Cooinda Aged Care.

YARROW, Henry William
Late of Cooinda Aged Care and formerly of Batchelor Road, Gympie. Passed away 13th May 2014.

Aged 86 years

Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to Ted (dec'd), Ron (dec'd), Ken (dec'd), Fan, Bill, Joyce and their families.

Relatives and friends of Henry are respectfully invited to attend His Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Cemetery on Thursday, 15th May 2014 at 10.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Cooinda Aged Care.

PETERSEN, Kenneth Charles "Percy"
Late of Cooran and formerly of Coondoo. Passed away peacefully in the Care of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care Centre 4th May 2014.

Beloved Husband of Brenda. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Barry, Michael (dec'd), Ricky & Leigh, Lyndal & Steve. Much loved Poppy of Matthew, Ben (dec'd), Acacia and Elsie. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle of Vera & Ray, Jan & Basil and families.

A Private Burial was held at Pomona Cemetery as per Ken's wishes.

SALMON, Vera Dorothy
Late of Pie Creek and formerly of Monkland and Neusavale. Passed away suddenly 6th May 2014.

Aged 88 years

Beloved Wife of Jim. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Bev & John McKay, Kay & Doug McKenzie (both dec'd), Wendy & David Edmiston, Ray & Jenny Salmon, Trevor Salmon, Doug & Sara McKenzie. Much loved Grandmother to 9 and Great-grandmother to 6.

Relatives and friends of Vera, Jim and family are warmly invited to attend Vera's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 9th May 2014 at 2.00pm.

BLUNSUM, Arthur John
Ex Royal Marine Commando, 45th Regiment.

Late of Fitzpatrick Road, The Dawn.

Beloved Husband of Patricia. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Suzanne (dec'd), Tracy & Ron Lawson, Tony & Jodie Blunsum. Loving Grandad to Zoe-May, Samantha-Ann, Tamryn-Lee, Justin, Stacey and James. Great-grandad to many.

Relatives and friends of Arthur, Patricia and family are respectfully invited to attend Arthur's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 7th May 2014 at 2.00pm.

LOBWEIN, Francis "Mark"
Late of Power Street, Gympie and formerly of Kandanga. Passed away suddenly at home 2nd May 2014.

Aged 92 years

Beloved Husband of Dorothy (dec'd). Much loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-grandfather to Lynette, Beryl, Colin, Ray and their families. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of Mark and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Wednesday, 7th May 2014 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.