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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.  


DAVIES, Diane Lesley
Late of Farleys Lane, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving husband and family, 7th January 2013.

Aged 60 years.

Beloved wife of Trevor. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Scott, Kim & Justin. Much loved grandmother of Kurt, Tiahni, Laife and April. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of Diane, Trevor and family are warmly invited to attend Diane's Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday 10th January 2013 at 10.30am.

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

KERRIDGE, Daphne May
Late of Station Road, Gympie and formerly of Imbil. Passed away peacefully 6th January 2013.

Aged 83 years.

Beloved wife of the late Stan Kerridge. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Patricia, Paul, Pamela, Phillip, Desmond and their families. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of Daphne and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held Graveside at the Gympie Cemetery, Corella Road, Gympie on Friday 11th January 2013 at 10.30am.

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

APPLEBY, Brian John
Late of Palm Drive, The Palms. Passed away peacefully 31st December 2012 in the care of the Gympie Nursing Centre.

Aged 82 years.

Beloved husband of Barbara. Loving father of Carole, Elaine and Deanne. Much loved father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of his family and friends in Australia, New Zealand and England.

Privately Cremated.

BONE, John Francis
Late of Valentine Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 22nd December 2012.

Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by His children and all of His friends.

Privately Cremated.

EVANS, Lola Joan
Late of New Zealand Street, Gympie. Passed away 30th December 2012.

Aged 80 years.

Beloved wife of John (dec'd). Loving mother of Graham and Gail (dec'd). Sadly missed grandmother of Damian and Casey.

Relatives and friends of Lola and family are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Lola's Life to be offered in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Monday 7th January 2013 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

ALEXANDER, Tarryn Michael "TAZZA"
Late of Langshaw. Passed away as result of a tragic accident on 28th December 2012.

Aged 19 years.

Beloved Son of Brett & Kathy. Much loved brother of Jayden, Kayde and Nikeya. Loving Grandson of Ned (dec'd) & Laurine Alexander, and Alan & Enid (dec'd) Heaton.

Tarryn will be remembered as a wonderful nephew, cousin and dear friend to so many.

Relatives and friends of Tarryn and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday 5th January 2013 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

MADDOCK, Cameron James
Passed away suddenly and peacefully 29th December 2012.

Aged 65 years.

Late of Jum Jum Court, Lower Wonga and formerly of Kallangur, Brisbane.
Beloved Husband of Cheryl. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Jason, Lisa and Rick Penn. Loving Grandpa to Mitchell.

Relatives and friends of Cameron are respectfully invited to attend a His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 4th January 2013 at 12noon, followed by a Family Committal Service at the Kandanga Cemetery.

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

CHALMERS, Betty Bathgate (nee Steer)
Late of Lawrence Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of the Gympie Nursing Centre, 31st December 2012.

Aged 88 Years.

Beloved wife of Don (dec'd). Loving sister of Joan, John, David, Ailsa (all dec'd) and Graham. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered sister-in-law, aunt and great-aunt to all of her loving family.

Relatives and friends of Betty and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in St Peters Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Tuesday 8th January 2013 at 10.30am, followed by a Private Cremation.

CROCKER Carol Ann (nee HOSKIN)
Late of Cooloola Cove and formerly of Redlands.

Aged 67 years.

Beloved wife of Ian. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law and "Granny" to Bruce and Linda, Felicity and Darren, Alison and Wayne and families.

Relatives and friends of Carol are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday 2nd January 2013 at 10.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Qld. Cancer Council greatly appreciated.

O'MALLEY, Mary Kate
Passed away peacefully in the care of Winston House Retirement Centre, Gympie on 28th December 2012.

Aged 91 years.

Formerly of Bribie Island and Park Ridge.
Beloved Widow of the late John O'Malley. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of John & Lyn O'Malley and family.

Relatives and friends of Mary are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Her Life to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Wednesday 2nd January 2013 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Caboolture Lawn Cemetery at 1.45pm.

MAKER, Harold
Late of Tin Can Bay and formerly of Gatton.

Aged 80 years.

Family and friends are invited to attend Harold's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 31st December 2012 at 10.00am.

"LOVINGLY REMEMBERED BY ALL HIS FAMILY"

OULTON, Michael Harold
Of Traveston. Tragically taken from us when his Cessna aircraft crashed on the 17th December 2012.

Aged 59 Years.

Beloved son of Harold & Moyra Oulton, brother of Deirdre. Revered husband of Annemarie and inspiring father and mentor to Aron and Alister.

Family and friends of Michael, Annemarie and family are respectfully invited to attend a Funeral Service in Michael's honour to be held in St. Patricks Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Thursday 27th December 2012 at 2.00pm.
Annie and the boys would also like to invite all to a final salute to Mike at the Gympie Aero Club following the service.

'Blue Skies Forever'

SAWTELL, Bruce Leslie
Late of Gate Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 16th December 2012.

Aged 77 Years.

Beloved husband of Jill. Loving father and father-in-law of Arthur & Leonie, Wayne and Raymond. Much loved grandfather 'Pop' to Ashley, Daniel and Jessica, and great-grandfather to Chanieve and Jai.

Relatives and friends of Bruce, Jill and family are respectfully invited to attend Bruce's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday 20th December 2012 at 10.30am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Cancer Council Qld greatly appreciated.

OLSEN, Joyce Faith
Of Sundale Nursing Home, Nambour and formerly of Tuchekoi.

Beloved wife of Vic and family.

A Funeral Service for Joyce will be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 22nd December 2012 at 10.30am

STRAWBRIDGE, Gordon Albert
Late of Barton Road, Gympie and formerly of Kanyan. Passed away peacefully 7th December 2012.

Aged 87 Years

Beloved husband of Esme. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of John, Elaine & Greg Dobeli. Much loved grandfather to Adam & Tanya, Zach & Bernie. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Walter, Eric (both dec'd), Lillian, Doris and their families.

Relatives and friends of Gordon, Esme and family are warmly invited to attend Gordon's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 12th December 2012 at 11.00am.

WRIGHT, Greville
Late of Cooloola Cove, Queensland, Boronia and Berrybank, Victoria.

Succumbed and left us 4th December, 2012.

Loved and loving husband of Yvonne. Father and Father-in-law of Elton & Ilona, Stuart & Nadine, Jodi & Nick. Grandfather of Justin, Corey, Dylan, Bayley, Mitchell and Tahli.

"We loved him"

Relatives and friends of Greville,Yvonne and family are respectfully invited to attend Greville's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 13th December 2012 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery.

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

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 Kingaroy in early 2013. Details will be published at a later date.

Privately Cremated

LADEWIG, Ray Anthony
Late of Balkin Street, Gunalda. Passed away peacefully 29th November 2012.

Aged 53 Years.

Beloved son of Merv & Mary. Loving brother of Joanne and Julie, brother-in-law of Gary Spry and cherished uncle of Claire and Katie. Much loved partner of Bronwyn. Great mate to Tina.

"Here for a good time, not a longtime."

Privately Cremated

MULLINS, Mary Olive
Of Gympie and previously of Warwick.

Aged 21 Years.

Beloved daughter of Michael and Ann-Maree. Much loved sister and sister-in-law to Patrick & Veronica, Michael, and Samantha. Loving fiancÚ to Tim. Sadly missed aunt to Ethan, Jordan, Aalyiah and Zayviar.

"Mary will be lovingly remembered by all of her family and many friends."

Relatives and friends of Mary are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 29th November 2012 at 11.00am, to be followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

McCARTHY, Vicki Margaret
Late of Parsons Road, Gympie. Passed away suddenly at home, 18th November 2012.

Aged 54 Years.

Beloved wife of Michael. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Renee & Brad Rose, Wendy (dec'd), Dan & Bec. Much loved daughter of the late Harold & Dulcie Phillips and daughter-in-law of Brian & Carmel McCarthy. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law, aunt and great-aunt to her family.

Relatives and friends of Vicki, Michael and family are respectfully invited to attend Vicki's Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 23rd November 2012 at 1.00pm.

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