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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.  


DELISSER, George Edward
Late of Mallet Street, Tin Can Bay and formerly of Goomboorian, Gympie. Passed away peacefully after a short illness, 29th August 2013

Aged 84 years

Beloved Husband of Alice "Ally". Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Val & Richard Walker, Noela & Neville Brown, Ken & Rhonda, Colin & Kathryn, Gary & Stacey, John & Wendy Cherished Granddad and Great-granddad "Poppa" to their families. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of George, Ally and family are respectfully invited to attend George's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 4th September 2013 at 1.30pm.

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

O'BRIEN, Leo Leslie
Formerly of Randwick Road, Gympie.

Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre, 28th August 2013.

Aged 86 Years

Beloved husband of Fay. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of Wanda MacKenzie, Brendan & Judy, Lorelle, Darryn & Chris and their families. Survived by his brother Alan.

Relatives and friends of Leo, Fay 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, 2nd September 2013 at 2.00pm.

MARLOW, Bernice Esther
Late of Beaconsfield Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Erowal Aged Care, Maleny, 26th August 2013.

Aged 98 years

Much loved and sadly missed.

Relatives and friends of Bernice and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cedar Street, Maleny on Friday, 6th September 2013 at 1.30pm, followed by a Private Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

PATEN, Maxwell John "Max"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Nambour. Passed away after a short illness, 22nd August 2013.

Aged 69 Years

Beloved Husband of Lyn. Loving Father & Father-in-law of Vicki & Andrew, Gary & Karen. Much loved 'Grampy' to Joel, Brodie, Lachlan, Alexis, Danielle, Melita and Serena. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Privately Cremated.

WILDMAN, Dorothy Mavis "Dot"
Late of Spring Street, Gympie and formerly of Amamoor. Passed away peacefully in the care of the Gympie Hospital, 25th August 2013.

Aged 77 years

Beloved Wife of Alan. Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Colin & Michelle, John & Allison, Robert & Gabrielle, Debbie, Carol & Sopi, Tony & Julie. Loving Grandma and Great-grandma to their families. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Dot, Alan and family are respectfully invited to attend Dot's Funeral Service to be held in St Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Friday, 30th August 2013 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

STANLEY, Norman David "Norm"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Roma. Passed away in the care of the Gympie Nursing Centre, 23rd August 2013.

Aged 85 Years.

Much loved husband, father, father-in-law, granddad and great-granddad to His family.

Sadly missed and lovingly remembered.

Relatives and friends of Norm and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday 28th August 2013 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

ROBERTSON, Cecil "Noel"
Late of Derrilin Drive, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home in the Care of his loving Wife, 19th August 2013.

Beloved Husband of Moya. Sadly missed Brother to Brian, Val and Jan (all dec'd). Much loved Brother-in-law to Heather & George, David & Judith, Jill & Bob, Gayle and families.

Noel will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his extended family and his many friends.

"In God's Care"

A Private Funeral Service for Noel will be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 26th August 2013 at 11.00am.

No flowers by request. Donations in memory of Noel to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

Van der Es, Jan Johannes
Late of North Deep Creek. Died suddenly 15th August 2013 at home with his two kids by his side.

Beloved husband of Cobi. Loving father of David and Hannah.

The Farewell Service for Jan will be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 24th August 2013 at 10.30am.

All Welcome

FISHER, Patricia Julia "Pat"
Late of Bath Terrace, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 17th August 2013.

Aged 86 years

Beloved Wife of Ted. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Julie & Bill, Barb & Tony, Clark & Jody, Tracy & Tony, Kathy & Richard. Much loved Nanna to 14 and Great-nanna to 2.

Relatives and friends of Pat, Ted and family are warmly invited to attend Pat's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 23rd August 2013 at 1.00pm.

NOTLEY, Albert "John"
Late of Louisa Street, Gympie. Passed away after a short illness 17th August 2013.

Aged 71 years

Much loved and cherished Husband of Irene. Much loved Father of Bradley & Tita, and Johnny.

Relatives and friends of John, Irene and the boys are warmly invited to attend John's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 23rd August 2013 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Queensland greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

WELCH, Valmai Grace "Val"
(nee Westrup)

Passed away peacefully 15th August 2013.

Aged 96 years

Beloved Wife of Jack (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Jim (dec'd), Elizabeth & Brian Pilkington, Alice & John Aisthorpe, John & Sarah. Grandma to 18, Great-grandma to 19 and Great-great-grandma to Dahnika. Very good friend of Shirley, Mickey & Des.

Rest In Peace

Privately Cremated.

KANOFSKI, Leslie
Late of Inglewood Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 16th August 2013.

Aged 87 years

Beloved Husband of Vi (dec'd). Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-grandfather of Sharon Obkircher, Marilyn Mawhinney, Robyn & Tony Schultz, Shane & Kathy, Cara & Greg Sorensen and their families.

Relatives and friends of Les 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, 20th August 2013 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Gympie Hospital greatly appreciated.

BATES, Leslie John "Les"
Late of Bryant Road, Imbil. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, 7th August 2013.

Beloved Husband of Rosalynn and family.

Relatives and friends of Les, Rosalynn and family are respectfully invited to attend Les' Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 21st August 2013 at 1.00pm.

DYER, Gabriel Robert William "Gay"
Late of Cartwright Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 14th August 2013.

Aged 85 years

Beloved Husband of Beryl. Loving Father and Father-in-law of Barbara & Geoff, and Lea & Jeff. Cherished Grandad and Great-grandad.

Relatives and friends of Gay, Beryl and family are warmly invited to attend Gay's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 19th August 2013 at 1.00pm.

CHAPMAN, James "Jim"
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Oak Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 14th August 2013.

Aged 81 years

Late Husband of Desley Chapman (nee Bennett). Loving Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather "Pop" to Tony, Desley, Shane, Kerry, Jamie, Carolyn, Debbie and their families. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to Bill, Betty, Tom, Kay, Grace (all dec'd), Jean and families.

Always loved and remembered.

Relatives and friends of Jim 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, 16th August 2013 at 9.30am.

ROSEBERRY, John Edward
Late of Tingira Close, Rainbow Beach and formerly of Mt Isa. Passed away suddenly 7th August 2013.

Aged 65 years

Beloved Husband of Robyn. Loving Father, Father-in-law and 'Poppy' to Michelle, Ramahn & Sue, and their families. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

"Missed by so many"

Relatives and friends of John, Robyn and family are respectfully invited to attend John's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 16th August 2013 at 1.30pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Rainbow Beach Surf Lifesaving Club greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

BURRIDGE, Iva Dell ***SERVICE CANCELLED***
Please be advised that the Funeral Service which appeared in the Gympie Times on Saturday 10th August 2013 has been CANCELLED.

Family and friends are warmly invited to attend a gathering to Celebrate Iva's Life at the family home, 3 Lake Flat Road, Boreen Point on Sunday, 18th August 2013 at 10.00am.

Privately Cremated

DAVIE, Edna Esme "Teddy"
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully, 5th August 2013.

Aged 80 years

Beloved Wife of Des (dec'd). Loving Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandma and Great-grandma of Russell, David, Mark, Jo-Anne, Robert, Evan and their families.

Relatives and friends of Teddy and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Sorensen Road, Gympie on Friday, 9th August 2013 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

VIERITZ, Ena Elaine
Late of Old Maryborough Road, Gympie. Passed away in the Care of Winston House, 7th August 2013.

Aged 85 years

Beloved Wife of Roy (dec'd). Loving Mother and Mother-in-law of Gwen & Lionel Brady, Judy & Graham Hine, Jackie & Bruce Kyte, Karen Benson & Robert. Grandmother of Rob & Sarah, Tim & Kellie, Janine & Aaron, Jeffery & Karen, Michael & Melanie, Jodie, Mark & Rhi, Abbey & Jack, and Great-grandmother to Zac, Mia, Cooper, Beau, Brendan, Nathan, Ashley, Cody, Jenna and Jake.

Relatives and friends of Ena and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 10th August 2013 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

BOYD, Jacqueline Patricia Ellis "Jackie"
Late of Victory Street, Gympie. Passed away suddenly 5th August 2013.

Aged 90 Years.

Much loved.

A Funeral Service for Jackie will be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 13th August 2013 at 10.30am.

No flowers by request.