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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.  


HOWELLS, Maxwell Herbert "MAX"
Late of Lasiandra Drive, Gympie. Passed away at home 2nd January 2014.

Aged 90 years

Much loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandad and Great-grandad to Chris, Pam, Val, Jan and their families.

Relatives and friends of Max and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 7th January 2014 at 1.30pm.

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

ENGLISH, Gladys Amelia
Late of Thomas Street, Gympie and formerly of Imbil. Passed away peacefully 2nd January 2014.

Aged 85 years

Much loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother to Ted, Brian, Sue, Charlie, Trish, Julie, Christine (dec'd), David, Debbie, Janace and their families.

Relatives and friends of Gladys and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 8th January 2014 at 10.00am.

Donations in memory of Gladys to Gympie Blue Care greatly appreciated.

WILLIAMS, Desmond Douglas "DES"
Late of Gunalda.

Beloved Husband of Catherine "Kay". Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law and Grandfather of Rosemary, David, Susan and family.

Relatives and friends of Des and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 3rd January 2014 at 1.00pm.

ADAMS, Thomas George "Tom"
Late of Mayflower Court, Cooloola Cove. Passed away suddenly after a short illness 23rd December 2013.

Aged 63 years

Beloved Husband of Karen. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to Margaret (dec'd), John, Jennifer, Nigel (dec'd), Alice and their families.

Relatives and friends of Tom, Karen and family are warmly invited to attend Tom's Farewell Memorial Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 2nd January 2014 at 10.00am.

HORTON, David Lawrence
Passed away peacefully 28th December 2013 in the Care of Winston House Aged Care, Gympie. Formerly of Dagun.

Aged 89 years

Beloved Husband of Gladys. Much loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-grandfather of David & Denise Horton, Terry Horton and families. Survived by his Brother Vic Horton and family.

Relatives and friends of David and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 3rd January 2014 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

Special thanks to all staff at Winston House for their care of David over the last 6 1/2 years.

SCHEFE, Reginald Walter "REG"
R.A.A.F 414517

Late of Hume Street, Golden Beach. Passed away peacefully 29th December 2013 in the Care of Gympie Hospital.

Aged 91 years

Much loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-grandfather of Gloria, Lyle, Jeff, Neville, Ken, Carol and families.

Relatives and friends of Reg and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 4th January 2014 at 10.00am.

GLUCH, Vera Jean
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the Care of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care Centre, 25th December 2013.

Aged 96 years

Beloved Wife of the late Darrell Gluch. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Ken & Kris, Bev & Ray Meads, Col & Debbie. Much loved Gran to Samantha & Clayton Bailey, Brett & Desley Meads, Darryl & Niki Davis, Danny & Bri, Todd & Rhonda, Brenton & Nicole. Sadly missed Great-grandmother to 8.

Relatives and friends of Vera and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 31st December 2013 at 1.30pm.

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

BARNEY, Nicole Marie
Late of Gympie and formerly of Brisbane. Died 20th December 2013.

Aged 37 years

Dearly loved Mother of Tshinta, Andrew, Aiden, Anton and Brock. Much loved Daughter of Rebecca & Geoff Simon, and Chris Brown (dec'd). Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt of Chris Schmidt, Tracey Kearns and their families.

Relatives and friends of Nicole and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 30th December 2013 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

TURNER, Glenda Ailsa
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the Care of Gympie Hospital, 24th December 2013.

Aged 60 years

Beloved Wife of Darryl. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Carmel & Stephen, Gavin & Nicole. Much loved Grandma of Caitlin, James, Taylor and Ryley. Treasured Daughter of Ailsa & Claude (dec'd). Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt of Errol, Lynette, Leanne (dec'd), Selwyn and their families.

Relatives and friends of Glenda, Darryl and family are respectfully invited to attend Glenda's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 31st December 2013 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Gympie Hospital Chemotherapy Unit greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

HAYWOOD, Alfred George "Alf"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Murray Bridge and Yorketown, South Australia. Passed away peacefully 23rd December 2013.

Aged 86 years

Beloved Husband of Eunice. Loving Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-grandfather "Pop" to Robert, David, Susan Inglis, Greg, Jenny Robinson and their families.

A Funeral Service for Alf is to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, on Monday 30th December 2013 at 10.30am.

Donations in memory of Alf to Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia greatly appreciated.

BROWN, Constance Dorothy "Connie" (nee Cuthbert)
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre, formerly of Everton Park and Algester. Passed away 17th December 2013.

Aged 93 years

Wife of Felix (dec'd). Mother and Mother-in-law of Margaret & David Curtain, Denise Oxborough and Stephen Brown. Grandmother of Timothy (dec'd), Rosemary & Tim, Heather & Jamie, Nicholas & Tash, Elizabeth & Trav, Gavin & Melissa, and Christopher. Great-grandmother of Matthew, Hannah, Liyah, Lachlan, Tomas and Gabriella. Special Great-grandma to Jesse, Kaleb, Andrew and Courtney.

Many thanks to the staff and volunteers at the Gympie Nursing Centre for their care and compassion.

Relatives and friends of Connie and family are invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 21st December 2013 at 12noon.

PAULSEN, Ronald Edmund "Snow"
Late of Gunalda. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family 16th December 2013.

Aged 60 years

Snow's very precious life long friend Narrelle. Son's Nathan, Brandan and Lance. Children, Anthony, Jamie, Natalie, Brigid, Anita and Tina. Grandchildren Jaydan, Liam, Ollie, Kira-Lee, Heath, Yasmine and Braden. Sisters, Jeanette, Carolyn, Glenyss and all partners and extended family.

A Farewell Service for Snow will be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 20th December 2013 at 12.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

CLOSE, Hazel Leah
Late of Cooinda Aged Care, Gympie and formerly of Atkinson Road, Gympie.

Aged 92 years

Beloved Wife of Alan. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother to her nine children and their families.

Family, friends and those who knew her well are invited to attend Hazel's Funeral Service to be held in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Sorensen Road, Gympie on Friday, 20th December 2013 at 10.00am.

READ, Leslie Frederick "Les"
Late of Heather Street, Gympie and formerly of Cooroy and Imbil. Passed away peacefully in the Care of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care Centre, 16th December 2013

Aged 82 years

Beloved Husband of Jean. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Keith & Karen. Much loved "Poppy Les" to Liana and Emily, Great Poppy Les to Lyla.

Relatives and friends of Les, Jean and family are respectfully invited to attend Les' Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 23rd December 2013 at 1.00pm.

BARTHOLOMEW, Narelle Gaye
Of Gympie. Passed away peacefully 16th December 2013, surrounded by her loving family.

Aged 69 years

Beloved Wife of Billy. Cherished Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandma and G.G Ma of Kerrie, Ross, Stacey, Amanda, Kylie, Ricky, Tina, Jo-Ann and families. Narelle will be remembered as a loving Sister, Sister-in-law, Aunt and dear Friend to many.

Relatives and friends of Narelle, Bill and family are respectfully invited to attend Narelle's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 23rd December 2013 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

As per Narelle's request please dress in colourful and casual attire.

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

RICHARDSON, Phyllis Joyce
Late of Union Street, Gympie. Passed away 13th December 2013.

Aged 82 years

Beloved wife of Don. Loving Mother and Mother-in-law to Robert & Patsy, Andrew & Lynn, Helen & Gerry. Grandma to 5 and Great-grandma to 8. Sadly missed Sister of Mavis and Sister-in-law and Aunt to her family.

Relatives and friends of Phyllis, Don and family are respectfully invited to attend Phyllis' Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Thursday, 19th December 2013 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

HARRIS, Patrick Guy Harrison "Pat"
Late of Lowood and formerly of Gympie. Passed away at home 11th December 2013

Aged 82 years

Relatives and friends of Pat and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 18th December 2013 at 11.00am.

PLUKAARD, Hank
Late of O'Keeffe Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully and unexpectedly 9th December 2013.

Aged 54 Years

Beloved husband of Kathy. Loving son of Connie. Father and Father-in-Law to Richard & Kylie and "Poppy" to Harrison. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to Connie, Michael and their families.

Relatives and friends of Hank and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 17th December 2013 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

JACKSON, Clifford Raymond John "Cliff"
Late of Oxford Crest Gympie and formerly of Caloundra. Passed away peacefully 11th December 2013.

Aged 86 Years

Beloved husband of Violet. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather of Enid, Elaine, Tony, Stephen, Alan and their families.

Relatives and friends of Cliff, Violet and family are respectfully invited to attend Cliff's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 17th December 2013 at 10.00am.

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

GOULD, Paula Theresa
Passed away peacefully in the Care of Gladstone Hospital, 8th December 2013.

Formerly of Landsborough and Nambour.

Aged 86 Years

Beloved widow of the late Francis Gould. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother & great-grandmother to her family.

Relatives and friends of Theresa 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, 16th December 2013 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.