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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.  


GARRAHY, Henry Thomas "Tom"
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Ashford Road, Gympie. Passed away 17th February 2013.

Aged 81 Years.

Beloved husband of Doreen. Much loved father and father-in-law of Harry & Tape, Michael & Sally, Anne, Beth, Maree & John, Madonna & Al, Paul & Rekha. Cherished Grandad and Great-Grandad to their families. Sadly missed brother of John (dec'd), and Pat. Brother-in-law of Lilian (dec'd) & Arthur (dec'd), Beryl & Malcolm, Ted & Dawn, Hilton & Joyce and Uncle to their families.

Relatives and friends of Tom, Doreen and family are respectfully invited to attend the Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Tom's life to be held in the St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Thursday, 21st February 2013 at 11.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

WATSON, Larry
Late of Coonawa Street, Buddina. Passed away in the care of Winston House Retirement Centre, Gympie 16th February 2013.

Aged 94 Years.

Much loved father and father-in-law of Carolyn & Geoff. Sadly missed 'Pop' to Debbie, Vic and Troy. Great-grandpop to 9 and great-great-grandpop to 1. Loving brother of Vicky.

Relatives and friends of Larry and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 21st February 2013 at 10.30am.

CUNNINGHAM, Jasmine Thora
Late of Grevillea Gardens Nursing Home, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in their care 15th February 2013

Aged 60 Years.

Loving wife of Brian. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Ryan & Caryn, Melissa & Robert, Shree & Paul, Grant & Kate. Cherished and adored Grandma of Tarnayh, Zarra, Jaycee, Chloe, Gemma, Paige, Amelia, Emily, Taylah and Alexis. Sadly missed sister of Warren, Colleen, Toni and Gavin (dec'd), and sister-in-law and aunt to their families.

Relatives and friends of Jasmine and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 20th February 2013 at 10.30am, followed by a Private Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery

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

WEBBER, Kevin "Ned"
Late of Wyuna Drive, Glastonbury and formerly of Kandanga.

Aged 73 Years.

Dear friend of Joe. Uncle to Gladys and Mate to many.

Relatives and friends of Ned are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 15th February 2013 at 11.00am.

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

ANDREWS, Mabel "Joan"
Passed away peacefully 10th February 2013 in the care of Cooinda Aged Care Centre and formerly of Eel Creek Road, Gympie.

Aged 81 Years.

Dearly beloved wife of Stephen. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Bruce & Barbara Andrews, Andrea & Brian Maher. Much adored "Nanny" to Jess, Alex and Tom.

Relatives and friends of Joan, Stephen 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 Thursday, 14th February 2013 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Alzheimer's Australia (Qld) Inc. Envelopes available at the service.

HALLING, Raymond Albert "Ray"
Late of Cooloola Cove and formerly of Sydney. Passed away suddenly 5th February 2013.

Aged 82 years.

Beloved husband of Doreen. Dearly loved father, father-in-law and 'Pop' to Sharryn & David, Wayne & Christine, Grant & Rosemary and their families. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Colin, Kevin (dec'd), Dennis & Barbara, Valda and their families.

Relatives and friends of Ray, Doreen and family are respectfully invited to attend Ray's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 15th February 2013 at 2pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Cancer Council QLD greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

DAKIN, Leonard "Len"
Late of Theebine. Passed away peacefully 5th February 2013.

Aged 97 years.

Beloved husband of Lil. Loved father and father-in-law of Joan & Rod (dec'd), Lyn & Keith, Trevor & Cheryl, Warren & Kathy, and Glen. Cherished grandfather and great-grandfather 'Pop' to their families. Sadly missed brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of Len, Lil and family are respectfully invited to attend Len's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 11th February 2013 at 1pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Dickabram Cemetery, Miva.

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

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.