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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.  


HULL, Phyllis Rosella
Late of Hilton Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 5th June 2013.

Aged 90 Years

Beloved widow of the late Les Hull. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Norma & Trevor Waldock, June & David Jones, Helen & Dave Grubner, John & Karen Hull, Phil Hull and families.

Relatives and friends of Phyllis and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Graveside Committal Service to be held at the Gympie Cemetery on Tuesday, 11th June 2013 at 10.00am, followed by a Memorial Service at the Church of Christ, Horseshoe Bend, Gympie at 11.00am.

JENSEN, Anna Elizabeth
Passed away 6th June 2013.

ANNA'S Funeral Service will be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 12th June 2013 at 10.00am.

No flowers by request.

All welcome.

DUFFELL, Aileen May
Late of Glenwood and formerly of Tingalpa. Passed away peacefully 6th June 2013.

Aged 84 Years

Beloved wife of Fred (dec'd). Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Ainsley, Leslie, Ronald (dec'd) and their families.

Relatives and friends of Aileen and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 14th June 2013 at 2.00pm.

BATH, Dorothy Mary "Topsy"
Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre and formerly of Wolvi. Passed away peacefully 3rd June 2013.

Aged 93 Years

Beloved daughter of Will & Lucy ( both dec'd). Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of her many family and friends.

Relatives and friends of "Topsy" are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Friday, 7th June 2013 at 1.30pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Out of respect for Topsy, hats to be worn by ladies optional.

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

SKYRING, Dorothy "Gwen"
Late of Mooloo Road, Mooloo. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family 3rd June 2013.

Aged 85 Years

Beloved wife of Zac (dec'd). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Gayle & Ross. Sadly missed Nan to Aaron and Melanie. Much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt to Merv (dec'd), May, Roy and their families.

Relatives and friends of Gwen 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, 6th June 2013 at 1.00pm followed by a Private Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Flowers welcome or Donations to Gympie Hospital Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

DOWER, David Alphonsus "Dave"
Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre and formerly of Hilton Road, Gympie. Died peacefully 2nd June 2013 in the care of Cooinda, surrounded by his loving family.

Aged 94 Years

Loving husband of Nan (dec'd). Devoted father and father-in-law of John & Teena, Richard & Tess, Cathy, Jean & Ken Garner, Neil & Maria. Brother of Marcus and brother-in-law of Alsia. Proud Da to 14 and Great-da to 14.

Relatives and friends of Dave and family are respectfully invited to attend the Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for His Life to held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Wednesday, 5th June 2013 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

YARROW, Edward Joseph "Ted"
QX 60339

Late of Power Street, Gympie and formerly of Goomboorian. Passed away peacefully 31st May 2013.

Aged 93 Years

Beloved husband of the late Phyllis Yarrow. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of John & Trish, Gloria & Geoff Parry and their families. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Henry, Bill, Fan, Joyce and their families.

Relatives and friends of Ted 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, 7th June 2013 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

RITCHIE, Bobby
Late of Mothar Mountain via Gympie and formerly of Samford. Passed away suddenly at home 30th May 2013.

Aged 88 Years.

Beloved husband of the late Iris Ritchie. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Glenn, Leanne & Rodney Ryder. Much loved grandfather of Emma, Jason, Josie, Bradley, Robert, and great-grandfather to 4. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Joyce and family.

Relatives and friends of Bobby and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 5th June 2013 at 11.00am., followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

MATTHEWS, Percival Harold "Percy"
Late of Wongaling Beach, North Qld, and formerly of Gympie. Passed away 24th May 2013.

Aged 76 Years.

Beloved husband of Donna. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, step-father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather to all of his many family. Loving friend of Joyce Webb (dec'd). Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all.

Relatives and friends of Percy and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Christian Family Church, Fritz Road, Gympie on Monday, 3rd June 2013 at 10.30am., followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Percy to Cancer Council QLD greatly appreciated.

VAJTAUER, Dorothy.
Late of Furness Road, Gympie.

Passed away peacefully after a long illness 26th May 2013.

Dorothy is survived by Her loving and dedicated Husband Eugen. Loved and Cherished Mother and Mother-in-law of Jill Louise & Rodney, Elizabeth Sarah, and Michael Roman (dec). Dorothy will be greatly missed by Her Grandchildren Robert (dec), Nathan, Elouise, Adele and Kahla Elizabeth.

Forever In Our Hearts

Forever In Peace

A Family Ceremony for Dorothy was held on Wednesday 29th May 2013.

Privately Cremated.

BISHOP, Dora
Late of Kilkivan. Passed away peacefully 29th May 2013.

Aged 93 Years

Beloved wife of the late Cyril Bishop. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Erin & John Barkle. Much loved grandma of Blanche & Michael Ryan, Malcolm & Harriette, and great-grandma of Bianca, Celeste and Felix. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Dora's Graveside Funeral Service to be held at Kilkivan Cemetery on Monday, 3rd June 2013 at 10.30am.

DOOLEY, Thomas Roland Carter "Tom"
Late of Eel Creek Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully after a long illness 28th May 2013.

Aged 81 Years

Beloved husband of Juanita.

Relatives and friends of Tom, Juanita and family are respectfully invited to attend the Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Tom's Life to held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Thursday, 6th June 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.

FROST, Herbert Baden "Herb"
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Lagoon Pocket Road, Gympie.
Passed away peacefully 25th May 2013.

Aged 80 years.

Much loved husband of Sylvia. Loved father and father-in-law of Pam, Wendy, Carol & Geoffrey (dec'd), Graeme, Linda & Robert, Sandra & Peter. Adored grandfather of 17 and great grandfather of 9. Sadly missed brother and brother-in-law to Norman (dec'd), Thelma & Ivan (both dec'd), Stanley (dec'd), Pearl (dec'd) & Ron, Della & John, Ronald, Maureen & Des, Pauline & John. Brother-in-law to Coral & David (dec'd) and Valmae. Special uncle and friend to many.

Relatives and friends of Herb, Sylvia and family are respectfully invited to attend Herb's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 31st May 2013 at 10.30am.

Donations in memory of Herb to Gympie Nursing Centre greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

MULLER, Robyn Lesley
Late of Church Street, Gympie and formerly of Sydney. Passed away peacefully 21st May 2013.

Aged 65 Years.

Beloved wife of the late Kevin Muller. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law and grandmother of Martin, Greg, Gareth, Ben, Bronwyn and their families. Much loved daughter of Bill (dec'd) & Muriel Small. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt of Sharyn and family.

Relatives and friends of Robyn and family are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Robyn's Life to held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Monday, 27th May 2013 at 1.00pm. followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Robyn to charities Helping Children and/or Cancer greatly appreciated.

TUTING, Bradley Sydney "Brad"
Late of Lasiandra Drive, Gympie and formerly of Launceston, Tasmania. Passed away suddenly at home 18th May 2013.

Aged 50 Years

Beloved partner of Kim. Much loved father of Ryan, Krystelle, Zane, Caden, Nikita and Kye. Loving son of Gerald & Val and cherished grandson of Sydney "Pop" (dec'd). Sadly missed brother and brother-in-law of Tanya & Kerry (dec'd) and uncle to Shaun and Sol.

Relatives and friends of Brad, Kim and family are respectfully invited to attend Brad's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 30th May 2013 at 11.00am.

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

FRISKE, Allen Lindsay
Late of Investigator Avenue, Cooloola Cove. Passed away suddenly 11th May 2013.

Aged 63 years.

Relatives and friends of Allen are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 27th May 2013 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

BENSON, Miriam
Late of Sorensen Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the Care of Grevillea Gardens Retirement Centre 14th May 2013.

Aged 85 Years

Beloved wife of Bert. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Phillip & Helen, Gayle & Dennis Maher. Much loved grandma to Michelle, Andrew, Lachlan and James.
Privately Cremated.

Relatives and friends of Miriam, Bert and family are warmly invited to attend a Celebration and Thanksgiving Service for Miriam's Life to be held at the Gympie Wesleyan Methodist Church, Exhibition Road, Gympie on Monday, 20th May 2013 at 10.00am.

PRESTON, Bevan Edwin
Late of Ada Street, Gympie and formerly of Jubilee Street, Monkland. Passed away suddenly 11th May 2013.

Aged 71 Years

Beloved son of the late Bill and Imelda. Much loved and sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Vince & Pam, Barry & Mary, Linda & Kim Crang and their families.

Relatives and friends of Bevan 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 20th May 2013 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Australian Red Cross or the Heart Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

GREENWOOD, Geoffrey Lionel "Geoff"
Late of Koumala Road, Southside, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home 12th May 2013.

Aged 56 Years

Dearly loved husband of Carolyn. Father of Luke and Breanna. Son of Herbert & Carmel (both dec'd). Son-in-law to Herb & Sylvia Frost. Loved brother of Brenda & David, Kristine & Michael (dec'd), and Phillip. Brother-in-law to Pam, Wendy, Graham, Linda, Sandra and families. A special uncle to his nieces and nephews and friend to many.

Relatives and friends of Geoffrey, Carolyn and family are respectfully invited to attend Geoffrey's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 17th May 2013 at 11.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

DOYLE, Alexander John "Alex"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Brisbane. Passed away peacefully in the Care of Gympie Hospital 7th May 2013.

Aged 84 Years

Beloved husband of the late Clare Doyle. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Brian & Majella, Gerard & Elizabeth, Bernadette & William, Therese, Angela & Rick. Much loved Grandpa to Isabella, Melanie, Sylvia, Alexander, Madison, Nathan, Clare, Paul, Brett, James, Marc, Chloe, Bailey and Great-grandpa to Tre & Aaliyah . Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Max, Patricia, Mary Josephine (dec'd) and their families.

Relatives and friends of Alex and family are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Alex's Life to be held in the Pinnaroo Cemetery & Crematorium Chapel, Graham Road, Bridgeman Downs on Monday, 13th May 2013 at 11.00am, followed by a Committal Service in the Pinnaroo Cemetery.

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