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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.  


LEITCH, Daphne Muriel
Late of Stumm Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 30th June 2013.

Aged 91 years.

Beloved Widow of the late Mitchell Irwin "Appy" Leitch. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-nan of Denise & Bryce, Coralie, David and their families. Daphne will be remembered as a loving Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Daphne 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, 8th July 2013 at 10.00am, 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.

HANLON, Esther "Jean"
Late of Gympie-Kin Kin Road, Kin Kin. Passed away in the Care of the Gympie Private Hospital, 29th June 2013.

Aged 87 years.

Beloved Wife of Ted (dec'd). Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of John & Margret, Denis & Mary. Cherished Nan to Priscilla, Clinton, Darren, Gina and Great-nan to Kyle, Ethan and Blake. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Jean and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Pomona Uniting Church, Factory Street, Pomona on Friday, 5th July 2013 at 11.00am, followed by a Private Committal Service at the Pomona Cemetery.

SEEARS, Joyce Charlotte
Late of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care, Gympie and formerly of Chinchilla, Clermont and Goomeri. Passed away peacefully 26th June 2013.

Aged 92 years.

Beloved wife of John (dec'd). Much loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Sue, Russell, Maxine and their families.

Relatives and friends of Joyce and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Goomeri Uniting Church, Tansey Road (MacTaggart Street), Goomeri on Tuesday, 2nd July 2013 at 11.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Goomeri Cemetery.

STEY, Robert Arthur "Bob"
Late of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care and formerly of Groundwater Road, Gympie, and Harvey Siding. Passed away peacefully 23rd June 2013.

Aged 81 years.

Beloved husband of Gwen. Much loved father, father-in-law, and Granddad to Faye, Glennice and their families. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of Robert, Gwen and family are respectfully invited to attend Robert's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 28th June 2013 at 10.30am., followed by a Private Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

WHITE, Allan David
Late of Gympie and formerly of Rainbow Beach. Passed away peacefully 22nd June 2013.

Aged 88 years.

Beloved husband of Coral. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of Dulcie, Colin, Phillip, Garry (dec'd), Paul, Christine, Diane, Michael, Malcolm and their families. Survived by his brother Jeff.

Relatives and friends of Allan, Coral and family are warmly invited to attend Allan's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 26th June 2013 at 2.00pm.

PORTER, Ronald Leslie "Ron"

Late of Captain Creek and formerly of Dagun and Gunalda.

Aged 73 Years

Beloved husband of Maureen. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great- grandfather of Lance, Bruce, Glenn, Phillip and families.

Relatives and Friends of Ron and Family are respectfully invited to attend His Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Cemetery, Cartwright Road, Gympie on Thursday, 27th June, 2013 at 10.00 am.

STEVENS, Judith Caroline "Judy"
Late of Pie Creek and formerly of the Sunshine Coast. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving husband and daughter, 19th June 2013.

Aged 67 years.

Beloved wife of Mark "Narra". Dearly loved mother of Nicole.

Relatives and friends of Judy, Mark and Nicole are respectfully invited to attend Judy's Funeral Service to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Thursday, 27th June 2013 at 10.30am.

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

COLLIER, Dacker Albert "Dake"
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully 20th June 2013.

Aged 70 years.

Beloved husband of Rose. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of Wayne & Lee, Gary & Christine, Mariee, Lino and families. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle to James, Ruth, Peter (dec'd), Paul (dec'd), and their families.

Relatives and friends of Dake, Rose and family are warmly invited to attend Dake's Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 26th June 2013 at 10.00am.

HARRISON, Judith Anne "Judy"
Late of Cootharaba Road, Gympie. Passed away 14th June 2013.

Aged 61 years.

Beloved wife of Arthur. Mother of Shane. Sadly missed grandmother. Dearly loved sister of Sandra and Dianne. Devoted master to her beloved Cindy.

Relatives and friends of Judy, Arthur and family are warmly invited to attend Judy's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 24th June 2013 at 2.00pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to The Lost Dogs' Home greatly appreciated.

CHILDS, Nais Pearl
Late of 62 Hilton Road, Gympie and formerly of Webster Road, Goomboorian.

Aged 83 Years.

Beloved widow of the late Eric Childs. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Gail and Graham Ellison, Wendy Finney, Craig, Scott and Melinda, Neesha and Aaron, Peter, Tasha, Nikita, Kadin and Connor.

A Memorial Service for Nais will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Normanby Hill Road, Gympie on Saturday, 22nd June 2013 at 1.00pm.

CAVANAGH, Eunice Vera
Late of St Patrick's Villa, Gympie and formerly of Richardson Road, East Deep Creek, Gympie.

Aged 89 Years.

Beloved widow of the late Lefric Cavanagh. Loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Michelle & Keith Punter, Gavin and Nina Cavanagh and their families.

Relatives and friends of Eunice and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Christian Family Church, Fritz Road, Chatsworth on Friday, 21st June 2013 at 11.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

CLARKSON, Daphne June
Late of Yeppoon and formally of Gympie. Passed away peacefully 9th June 2013.

Aged 84 Years.

Loving mother, mother-in-law and grandmother of Rodney & Lindy, Heather & David Meurant, Ian & Lynne, and their families.

Relatives and friends of Daphne and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 25th June 2013 at 11.00am.

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

BARNES, Denise Carolyn
Late of Saratoga Court, Tin Can Bay. Passed away peacefully at home 16th June 2013.

Aged 66 Years.

Beloved wife of Ken.

Sadly missed and lovingly remembered.

Privately Cremated.

POTTS, Peter Joseph
Late of Tin Can Bay and formerly of Roma.

Aged 75 years.

The Farewell Service for Peter will be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 21st June 2013 at 10.00am.

GÂTÉ, Laurel Joyce
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Louisa Street. Passed away Friday 14th June 2013 in the Care of Gympie Private Hospital.

Aged 87 years.

Beloved wife of Des (dec’d). Much loved mother & mother-in-law of Pam & Greg O'Sullivan. Treasured “Nana” to Michelle & Kevin, Stephen & Peggy. Loved sister & sister-in-law to the Claridge & Gâté families.

Relatives & friends of LAUREL & family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in St Peter’s Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Thursday, 20th June 2013 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Flowers welcome or Donations to Gympie Nursing Centre greatly appreciated.

ROGERS, Peter John
Late of Inglewood Road, Gympie and formerly of Langshaw. Passed away unexpectedly 13th June 2013.

Aged 75 Years.

Beloved husband of Kay. Loving father and father-in-law of Neale & Fran, Geoff & Caroline, Sharyn & Craig, and Russell. Much loved 'Pa' to Trent, Tahlia, Luke, Brendan, Gabrielle, David, Isabella, Gabriel, Zara and Imogen. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law, cousin and uncle to his family.

Relatives and friends of Peter, Kay and family are respectfully invited to attend Peter's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Thursday, 20th June 2013 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

SISMEY, Noela Mavis
Late of Bellevue Care Centre, Ferny Hills and formerly of Gympie. Passed away peacefully 13th June 2013.

Aged 84 Years.

Beloved wife of Ivan (dec'd) and mother of Warren (dec'd). Much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt of Kit (dec'd), Walter "Dick" (dec'd), Joan (dec'd), Clare (dec'd), Beryl, Betty (dec'd), Don and their families.

Relatives and friends of Noela and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 18th June 2013 at 11.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Royal Children's Hospital greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

DANIELL, Stewart Andrew
Late of Evan Street, Mackay, and formerly of Mount Isa. Passed away suddenly 3rd June 2013.

Aged 52 Years.

Beloved son of Jack & Shirley. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Bill, David, Catherine, Jean, Fionna, Linda and their families.

Relatives and friends of Stewart 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, 18th June 2013 at 1.30pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Royal Flying Doctor Service greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

PARKER, Quintin
Late of The Dawn, Gympie and formerly of Thangool. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving Wife and Family 11th June 2013.

Aged 70 Years.

Beloved husband of Jane. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Robyn & Greg Bryant. Much loved "Gramps" of Georgia and Parker.

Relatives and friends of Quintin, Jane and family are respectfully invited to attend A Memorial Service in Celebration of Quintin's Life to be held at the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Exhibition Road, Gympie on Saturday, 15th June 2013 at 11.00am.

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

MILLER, Thomas "Tom"
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A former Rat of Tobruk.

Late of Gympie and formerly of Cairns and Brisbane.

Passed away peacefully 29th May 2013.

Aged 93 years

Beloved husband of Jeannette. Uncle to Peter & Heather Brown.

Privately Cremated.