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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.  


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.

BOYLE, Rupert "Keith"
Late of Gympie and formerly of the Sunshine Coast. Passed away 6th August 2013.

Aged 73 Years

Beloved husband of Josefina. Dearly loved father of Rodney. Sadly missed brother of Ken (dec'd) and Len.

Relatives and friends of Keith and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 12th August 2013 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

FOX, Stanley Gordon "Stan" 110437
Formerly of Reef Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the Care of Cooinda Aged Care Centre, 2nd August 2013.

Aged 90 years

Beloved Husband of Margaret "Joyce" (dec'd). Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Terry (dec'd), Lorraine & Ken Sinn, Cheryl, Pauline & Warren Kerridge. Much loved Grandfather "Din-Din" to 9, Great-grandfather to 19 and Great-great-grandfather to 1.

Relatives and friends of Stan and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 9th August 2013 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

YALLOWLEY (formerly O'Connor), Kristy Joan
Late of Rainbow Beach. Passed away 18th July 2013.

Aged 42 years

Survived by her partner Peter. Mother of Morgan, Callum, Felix and Jasper.

Privately Cremated

JENKINSON, Francis John "Jack" QX 56557
Formerly of Goomeri. Passed away 25th July 2013 in the Care of Cooinda Aged Care Centre.

Aged 90 years

Beloved Husband of Daph (dec'd). Loving Father and Father-in-law of Robert & Lorraine, Carolyn & Michael Franks, Kaye & Wayne Hockey. Much loved Grandad 'Pop' of Andrew, Kristie & Brenden, Tina, Scott & Rachel and Craig. Great-grandad of Ben, Lacey and Connor. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Privately Cremated.

Relatives and friends of Jack and family are respectfully invited to attend His Memorial Service to be held in the Goomeri Anglican Church, Hodge Street, Goomeri on Friday, 9th August 2013 at 11.00am.

HEATH, Edward Geoffrey Dingle "Ned"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Widgee and Calgoa. Passed away peacefully 30th July 2013.

Aged 79 years

Beloved Husband of Eileen. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Sue & Alan, Jim & Sue, Viv & Cheryl. Much loved 'Grandad' 'Poppy' to 10 and Great-grandad to 3.

Relatives and friends of Ned, Eileen and family are warmly invited to attend Ned's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 2nd August 2013 at 10.00am.

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

CROSS, Bronwyn Elizabeth
Late of Chatsworth, Gympie. Died peacefully 29th July 2013.

Aged 66 years

Beloved Wife of Ken. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Michelle & Lindsay, David & Naomi, Kylie (dec'd). Much loved Nanna to Dylan and Jesse. Loved Daughter of Jack (dec'd) & Florence Gericke. Loving Sister to Christopher. Bronwyn will be remembered as a much loved Sister-in-law, Aunty and dear friend to many.

Relatives and friends of Bronwyn, Ken and family are warmly invited to attend Bronwyn's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 2nd August 2013 at 2.00pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers and in memory of Bronwyn to Qld Cancer Council Research. Envelopes available at the service.

CROSS, Stanley Alan "Stan"
Late of Winston House Aged Care, Gympie and formerly of Diggings Road, Glastonbury. Passed away peacefully 28th July 2013.

Aged 86 years

Beloved Husband of Joyce (dec'd). Much loved Father of Diane. Loved and cherished Uncle. Sadly missed Companion of June.

Relatives and friends of Stan are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in St Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Friday, 2nd August 2013 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Winston House Aged Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

VAN BUGGENUM, Josephina "Josie"
Late of Boyanda Aged Care, Bli Bli and formerly of Main Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 20th July 2013.

Aged 88 years

Beloved Wife of Joseph (dec'd). Much loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother of Peter, Cathy, Marie, Ellie, Anna, Linda, Willie and their families.

Privately Cremated Friday, 26th July 2013.

STANLEY, Vera
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Stanley Lane, Gympie. Passed away 23rd July 2013.

Aged 92 years

Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Jan & Alan Campbell, Irene & Col Dennien, Lyn & George Pleasance. Dearly loved Grandmother 'Nan' to 8 Grandchildren and 14 Great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends of Vera and family are respectfully invited to attend A Farewell Memorial Service for Vera to be held in the Victory Christian Outreach Church, Old Maryborough Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 30th July 2013 at 11.00am.

Privately Buried.

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

CRABB, Mervyn Donald "Merv" "Poppy"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Toowoomba. Passed away 22nd July 2013.

Aged 72 years

Loving Husband of Lorna. Cherished Father and Father-in-law of Donna & Shane. Adored Poppy of Jett, Ryley and Kai. Much loved Brother of Gloria.

Relatives and friends of Merv are warmly invited to attend His Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Caloundra Cemetery, Queen Street, Caloundra on Friday, 26th July 2013 at 2.00pm.

In lieu of flowers, Merv's Family have requested donations be made towards a Memorial Headstone.

PARKER, Matthew Williamson "Matt"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Kandanga. Passed away peacefully 16th July 2013.

Aged 81 years

Beloved Husband of Katrina. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of May & Dale, Robert & Jackie, Kay & Tally, Allen & Judy. Much loved "Pa" & "Parsey" to Skye, Dru (dec'd), Chayne, Nicole, Sean, Rhys, Sabrina and Christopher. Great-Pa to Holly, Brianna, Jai, Zoe, Taj and Maya. Sadly missed Son-in-law of Doug & June Vuletic and Brother-in-law of Peter & Kerry, Leona & Neville (dec'd).

Relatives and friends of Matt, Katrina and family are respectfully invited to attend Matt's Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Cemetery, Cartwright Road, Gympie on Monday, 22nd July 2013 at 11.00am.

ANDERSON, James Andrew "Jim"
Late of Hervey Bay and formerly of Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home, 15th July 2013.

Aged 81 years

Beloved Husband of Jean. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Lyn & Rick Stevens, Nola & Graham Mitchell, Warren & Denise. Poppy to Tanya, Rohan, Jessica, Scott, Ethan, Liam and Jake. Great Poppy to Gemma, Jayden, Jarvis and a little one on the way. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

"If tears could build a stairway
and memories a lane,
We would walk right up to Heaven
and bring you home again."

Relatives and friends of Jim & Jean are respectfully invited to attend Jim's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 19th July 2013 at 1.30pm.

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

KYTE, Valma Joyce "Val"
Late of McPhail Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the Care of the Gympie Private Hospital, 16th July 2013.

Aged 86 years

Beloved Wife of Roy. Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Ian & Coleen, Bruce & Jackie, Glenda & Neville Coop, Kay & Greame Manning, Fay Newton & her partner Ron. Loving Nan to 9 Grandchildren and 5 Great-grandchildren. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Val, Roy and family are warmly invited to attend Val's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 19th July 2013 at 10.00am.