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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.  


KNIGHT, Hazel Joyce
Late of Smyth Court, Bundaberg and formerly of Power Street, Gympie. Passed away 1st February 2013.

Aged 69 years.

Beloved wife of George (dec'd). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Mary & Warren Janke, Rosemary English, Graham & Pam, Kenneth & Lisa, and Wayne. Much loved grandmother and great-grandmother to their families. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of Hazel 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 8th February 2013 at 11am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Prince Charles Hospital Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

TODD, Joan Anne
Late of Alfred Street, Gympie and formerly of Brisbane. Passed away peacefully 5th February 2013.

Aged 65 years.

Beloved wife of Ross. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Stephen "Rick", Michelle and Jason. Caring sister-in-law of Deborah. Cherished Nana to Ayla and Connor. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of Joan, Ross and family are warmly invited to attend Joan's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday 9th February 2013 at 10.30am.

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

HOUGHTON, Colin James "Col"
Late of Sorensen Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 3rd February 2013.

Aged 86 years.

Beloved husband of Mae. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of Robert & Diane, Leigh & Lester, Jenny & Bill, Bruce and their families. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of Col, Mae and family are respectfully invited to attend Col's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday 7th February 2013 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Kidney Health Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

JOHNSON, Deborah 'May' (nee McIntyre)
Late of Mortimer Aged Care, Acacia Ridge and formerly of Randall Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 1st February 2013.

Aged 92 years.

Beloved wife of Allan (dec'd). Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Douglas & Marg, Noel & Lynelle, Graeme & Lea, Ian & Jan. Much loved grandmother of Brett, Carmen, Russell and Jamie-Lea, and GG (great-grandmother) of Jake, Josh, Kayla, Amber and Bailey. May will be remembered as a loving sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of May and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday 5th February 2013 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Gympie Meals on Wheels greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

HUTCHINSON, John "Colin"
Late of East Deep Creek, Gympie and formerly of Brisbane. Passed away peacefully in the Care of Gympie Hospital, 2nd February 2013.

Aged 71 years.

Beloved husband of Denise. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Peita, Kylie & Peter. Much loved "Pop Pop" to PJ, Vivian and Lochlan. Sadly missed brother-in-law and uncle to his extended family.

Relatives and friends of Colin, Denise and family are warmly invited to attend Colin's Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 5th February 2013 at 2.00pm.

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

McINTYRE, Cecil Stanley "Cec"
Late of Cedar Court, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 28th January 2013.

Aged 88 years.

Beloved husband of Daphne. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Vicki & Robert Schluter. Much loved grandad of Tim and Jodie. Cec will be remembered as a loving brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of Cec 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 4th February 2013 at 10.30am.

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

HANCOCK, Evanette Margaret Pearl
Late of Tin Can Bay and formerly of Weipa, Clontarf and Taylors Beach. Passed away peacefully in the care of TriCare Nursing Centre, Hervey Bay 21st January 2013.

Aged 82 years.

Evanette will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of her family and friends.

Privately Cremated as per Evanette's wishes.

SKENNERTON, James Edward "Jim"
R.A.N. B 4868

Late of Parsons Road, Gympie.

Aged 87 years.

Beloved husband of Joyce. Dearly loved father, step-father, father-in-law, poppy and great-poppy to Stephen & Kerry, Susann & Dennis, Glenys & Alan, Kathy & Peter, Russell, and their families.

"A True Gentleman"

Relatives and friends of Jim, Joyce and family are respectfully invited to attend Jim's Funeral Service to be held in the St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Thursday, 31st January 2013 at 10.30am.

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

GROUNDWATER, Ashley Charles "Parpy"
Late of Glanmire Street, Gympie. Passed away after a short illness 24th January 2013.

Aged 84 years.

Beloved husband of Clarice. Loving father and father-in-law of Karen & Richard, Vicki & Bernie, Shane & Sandra, Brett & Tracey. Much loved grandfather and great-grandfather "Parpy" to their families. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

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

SIMPSON, Charlotte Hester "Girlie"
Late of Winston House Nursing Home, Gympie and formerly of Caloundra and Chatsworth. Passed away peacefully 22nd January 2013.

Aged 102 years.

Beloved wife of Harold (dec'd). Loving mother and mother-in-law of John & Sally, Glen & Mary. Cherished grandmother of 8 and great-grandmother of 8. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Privately Cremated.

ROBSON, Kevin "Kev"
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Late of The Palms, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 23rd January 2013.

Aged 59 years.

Beloved husband of Annette. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Peter & Emma, and Stephanie. Cherished son of Bert & Mavis. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Janet, Trevor and their families.

Relatives and friends of Kev, Annette and family are warmly invited to attend Kev's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 1st February 2013 at 11.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care and/or Gympie Riding for Disabled Inc. greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

LANGLEY, Thelma Maud
Late of Arthur Portas Drive, Veteran and formerly of Marlin Way, Tin Can Bay. Passed away 23rd January 2013.

Aged 90 years.

Beloved wife of Bill (dec'd). Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Jim, Maureen & Lloyd McCarthy. Grandmother "Ma" to Lucas, Lauren, Sheryl and Lisa and great-grandmother to Aaliyah and Kayden, Brianna, Sophie and Bryce.

Relatives and friends of Thelma 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, 2nd February 2013 at 10.00am, to be followed by a Private Burial.

(Please note that this is an amended day and time due to flooding)

BAYLDON, Stanley James "Stan"
Late of Cooinda Aged Care, Gympie and formerly of Tin Can Bay, Burrum Heads and Maryborough. Passed away peacefully 17th January 2013.

Aged 93 years.

Beloved husband of Flo (dec'd). Loving father and father-in-law of Jim & Lorraine, Noela & John Gardiner, Jeff & Ann, and Tony (dec'd). Cherished grandfather "Pop", great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather to their families. A grandson pre-deceased him. Youngest brother of Frank and Madge (both dec'd).

Relatives and friends of Stan and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 25th January 2013 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

TIERNEY, Peter Leonard "Joe"
Late of Tozer Park Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 12th January 2013.

Aged 86 years.

Beloved husband of the late Heather Tierney. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Noel & Julie Tierney, Jenny & Ken Mason. Devoted grandfather to Lee, Jodie, Michael and David. Much adored great-grandfather to Tilah, Slater and Chelsea. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of Joe and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held at St Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Friday 18th January 2013 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

PHILLIPS, Warwick Joseph
Late of Tin Can Bay and formerly of Gympie and Brisbane. Passed away peacefully after a long illness, at the Gympie Hospital 9th January 2013.

Aged 72 years.

Beloved husband of Bev. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Angela & Robbie, Leonard & Chris, Matt & Kiralee, Michelle & Russell. Much loved grandad to Lauchlan, Brittany, Maddy, Jacob, Dominic, Callum, Georgina, Sebastian, Tasmin, Jessica and Nic. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Tony & Marion, Geoff & Lorraine and their families.

Relatives and friends of Warwick, Bev and family are respectfully invited to attend Warwick's Funeral Service to be held at St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Tuesday 15th January 2013 at 2.00pm.

WILSON, Desmond Fredrick "Des"
Late of Cooloola Cove. Passed away peacefully after a long illness at Nambour Hospital 7th January 2013.

Aged 73 years.

Beloved husband of Beryl. Dearly loved father, father-in-law and grandfather of Cheryl, Julie, Gaylene, Mark, Dale, and their families. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of Des, Beryl and family are warmly invited to attend Des' Funeral Service to be held Graveside at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery, Rainbow Beach Road, Cooloola Cove on Friday 18th January 2013 at 10.00am.

ALLEN, Jean Elizabeth
Late of Reynolds Road, Chatsworth. Passed away peacefully at home 7th January 2013.

Aged 98 1/2 years.

Beloved wife of the late Walter Allen. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of John & Judy, Elizebeth, Wes & Lois, David & Norelle and their families. Survived by her sister Marjorie and brother Les.

Relatives and friends of Jean and family are respectfully invited to attend The Funeral Service in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Jean's Life to be held at the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday 15th January 2013 at 10.30am, 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.

CARLSON, Robert John
Late of 'Riverfall', Miva. Passed away peacefully 8th January 2013.

Aged 93 years.

Beloved husband of Erin. Loving father and father-in-law of Jeff & Kerry, and Peter. Much loved "Pop" to John and Amanda and great-grandfather to Tasha and Tegan.

Relatives and friends of Rob, Erin and family are respectfully invited to attend ROB'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 11th January 2013 at 11.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Munna Creek Cemetery at 2.15pm.

HUGHES, David Arthur "Dave"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully 3rd December 2012.

Aged 87 Years

Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather.

A Memorial Service for Dave is to be held in South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy on Monday, 14th January 2013 at 11.00am.

HOPKINSON, Lenford George
Late of Tin Can Bay. Passed away 26th December 2012.

Aged 79 years.

Beloved carer of Violet. Len will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of his family and friends.

Relatives and friends of Lenford 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, 14th January 2013 at 11.00am.