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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.  


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.

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.