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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.  


McINTYRE, Doris Ann
Late of Fox Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the Care of the Gympie Nursing Centre, 8th October 2013.

Aged 87 years

Beloved Wife of Don (dec'd). Loving Mother and Mother-in-law to Carmel & Ken. Much loved Grandma of Belinda & Jason, Tracey & Bruce, and Great-grandma to Joel, Reilly, Geoffrey, Mishaela, Grace, Joshua, Molly, Sophie and Emily.

Relatives and friends of Doris and family are warmly invited to attend Her Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Cemetery, Corella Road, Gympie on Thursday, 10th October 2013 at 10.00am.

OSBORNE, Ronald Gary "Ron"
Late of Zion Retirement Village and formerly of Caledonian Hill, Gympie. Passed away suddenly at home 30th September 2013.

Aged 80 years

Beloved Husband of Olga. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of David & Norrie. Treasured "Poppy" to Melissa, Jasmine, Jesse and Kate.

Privately Cremated as per Ron's wishes.

BAUMGART, Kathleen Jean "Kathy"
Late of Woolgar Road, Southside. Passed away peacefully at home in the Care of her loving Family, 7th October 2013.

Aged 67 years

Beloved Wife of Charlie. Loving Mother of Sean, Chris and Josh. Much loved Gran to Brandon and Jack. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt to Marg, Trish and their families.

Relatives and friends of Kathy, Charlie and family are respectfully invited to attend Kathy's Funeral Service to be held at St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Monday, 14th October 2013 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

BROGDEN, Sylvia May
Late of Freshwater Villas and formerly of Tweed Lane, Gympie.
Passed away peacefully 6th October 2013.

Aged 79 years

Beloved wife of Merv (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Peter & Julie, Linda & Allan, Kathy & Gavin, Cheryl & Malcolm, Gordon & Sharryn. Much loved Grandmother to 13 and Great-Grandmother to 11. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt of Les, Daph, Ken, Greg, Lynette, Col (dec'd), Roy (dec'd), Gloria (dec'd) and their families.

Relatives and friends of Sylvia and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 11th October 2013 at 10.00am.

McAULAY, Elizabeth "Betty"
Late of Shanks Street, Gympie. Passed away in the Care of the Gympie Private Hospital, 3rd October 2013.

Aged 87 years

Beloved wife of Ivan (dec'd). Much loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandma and Great-grandma "Nanny" to Lorraine, John (dec'd), Bevan, Maree, Tony, Denise and their families. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Elizabeth and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 9th October 2013 at 2.00pm.

NELSON, Graham
Late of Cooloola Cove and formerly of Redcliffe. Passed away peacefully in the Care of the Gympie Hospital, 2nd October 2013.

Aged 66 years

Dearly loved Brother and Brother-in-law of Reg & Shirley. Much loved Uncle to Brett, Jodie, Leigh and their families.

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

Relatives and friends of Graham are warmly invited to attend His Farewell Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 9th October 2013 at 11.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to The Kids' Cancer Project greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

KELLY, Joyce
Passed away peacefully 2nd September 2013, in the Care of the Gympie Nursing Centre. Formerly of Lily Street, Gympie.

Aged 86 years

Beloved Widow of the late Allan Kelly. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother of Vincent & Denise, Ian (dec'd), Neil, Gavin & Kathy, Janet & Craig, and their families.

Relatives and friends of Joyce are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 4th October 2013 at 1.30pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

HUTCHINSON, Lyall Leslie Falconer
Late of Woolooga. Passed away peacefully 27th September 2013.

14 days short of his 88th year.

Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of Stuart & Helen, Lesley and families. Much loved brother of Muriel.

Relatives and friends of Lyall and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 2nd October 2013 at 11.00am.

BOXSELL, James William
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home, 26th September 2013.

Aged 82 years

Dearly beloved Husband of Lorraine. Beloved Father and Father-in-law to Wendy, Anthony & Julie, Chris & Vicki. Beloved Grandfather to Greg (dec'd), Emma, Laura, Ella, Jack, Clancy, Naomi and Patrick. Beloved Great-grandfather to four.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend A Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Jim's Life to be held at St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday, 4th October 2013 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Little Haven Palliative Care would be greatly appreciated.

JENNINGS, Elizabeth Ethel
Late of Tin Can Bay and formerly of Melbourne. Passed away peacefully in the Care of the Gympie Hospital, 17th September 2013.

Aged 92 years

Beloved Wife of Hilton "Vic". Dearly loved Mother of Denis, Barry (both dec'd), and Kathleen. Much loved Grandmother and Great-grandmother. Survived by her Sister Joyce.

Relatives and friends of Elizabeth, Hilton and family are warmly invited to attend Elizabeth's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 24th September 2013 at 10.30am.

CAFFERY, Robert Barry "Bob"
Late of Grammar Close, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home 18th September 2013.

Aged 69 years

Beloved Husband of Rita. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Darren & Janet, Grant & Lesego, and Annette. Loving Granddad to Caitlin, Cooper and Hamish.

Relatives and friends of Bob, Rita and family are warmly invited to attend Bob's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 23rd September 2013 at 10.00am.

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

RODE, Conrad August
Late of Discovery Drive, Cooloola Cove. Passed away peacefully at home after a long illness in the care of his loving family, 17th September 2013.

Aged 78 years

Beloved Husband of Rosalia. Loving Father, Father-in-law and Grandfather "Opa" to Monty, Dirk, Sonya, Jason, Eugene, John and their families.

Relatives and friends of Conrad, Rosalia and family are warmly invited to attend Conrad's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 21st September 2013 at 10.00am.

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

TURNBULL, Evelyn June "Ev" (nee McBride)
Late of Winston House Aged Care and formerly of Stanley Lane, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 16th September 2013.

Aged 84 years

Beloved Wife of Dudley (dec'd). Loving Mother of Stephen, David and family.

Relatives and friends of Evelyn are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday, 20th September 2013 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

BRUNKE, Maxwell John "Max"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Mackay. Passed away suddenly at home, 14th September 2013.

Aged 78 years

Beloved Husband of Sylvia. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Robert & Narelle, Dennis & Donna. Much loved Poppy to Taylor and Liam.

Max will be lovingly remembered by his many friends and extended family.

Relatives and friends of Max, Sylvia and family are respectfully invited to attend Max's Funeral Service to be held in the Victory Christian Outreach Church, Old Maryborough Road, Gympie on Thursday, 19th September 2013 at 11.00am.

LEYDEN, Cynthia "Joy"
Late of St Patrick's Villa and formerly of Beaconsfield Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving Family, 11th September 2013.

3 days short of her 86th year

Beloved Wife of Noel (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Catherine & Brian, John & Cath, Michael & Paula, Daniel & Ann-Maree. Much loved Grandmother of 10 and Great-grandmother to 8. Sadly missed Sister and Aunt of Hilary and family.

Relatives and friends of Joy and family are respectfully invited to attend A Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Joy's Life to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Thursday, 19th September 2013 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to St Patrick's Villa, Gympie greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

BROWN, Wayne Maurice
Late of Rainbow Beach Road, Rainbow Beach, and formerly of the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast. Passed away 28th August 2013.

Aged 68 years

Remembered by his family and friends.

Privately Cremated.

BISHOP, Percival Robert 'Percy'
Late of Kandanga Creek Road, Upper Kandanga and formerly of 'Garglen' Stumm Road, Southside. Passed away at home 9th September 2013.

Aged 85 years

Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Gary & Ann, Glenn & Laura, Craig, Shane & Sandra. Cherished Grandfather and Great-grandfather. Brother to Bill, Stan, Margaret (dec'd) and families. Former Husband of Maureen (dec'd).

Relatives and friends of Percy 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, 16th September 2013 at 11.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers and in memory of Percy to Riding for the Disabled, Gympie greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

KIDD, Ena Jean
Late of Cooinda Aged Care and formerly of Struan Crescent, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 9th September 2013.

Aged 86 years

Beloved Wife of Doug (dec'd). Loving Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandma and Great-grandma to Helen & Peter Seed, Ross & Glenys, Geoff & Cheryl, and their families.

Relatives, friends and staff of Cooinda Aged Care are warmly invited to attend Ena's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 13th September 2013 at 2.00pm.

Donations in memory of Ena to Cooinda Aged Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

BOWDEN, Eric Allan
Late of Canina and formerly of Noosa. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving Wife and Family, in the Care of Gympie Hospital, 28th August 2013.

Aged 76 years

Beloved Husband of Pat. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Donna & John, Karyn, John & Corinne. Much loved Grandfather to Alexandra, Jade, Sienna and Jasmine. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle of Alf, Shirley, Sylvia and their families.

"Called home… Until we meet again"

A Private Family Service was held 2nd September 2013.

Privately Cremated.

ERNST, Clare Rosslyn
Late of Landsborough and formerly of Gympie. Passed away 2nd September 2013.

Beloved Partner of Les. Much loved Mother of Neville, Stephen (dec'd) and Terry, and loved Mother of Anthony and Jo-Anne. Grandmother of Jemma and Katie. Step-mother of Keith. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt to Valmai (dec'd), Mavis (dec'd) & Bill Ferris, and their families.

Relatives and friends of Clare and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 5th September 2013 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.