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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.  


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.

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.