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Floral Arrangements
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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
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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.  


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"
QX4376

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.

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.