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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.  


KING, Betty Joyce
Late of Crystal Court, Gympie and Caloundra. Passed away peacefully in the Care of Gympie Nursing Centre, 16th November 2012.

Aged 81 Years.

Beloved wife of Jim. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Paul & Leanne, Jan & Wayne. Much loved Nan to Brad, Kate, Tyson and Lauren. Great-nan to 8. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of Betty, Jim and family are respectfully invited to attend Betty's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 20th November 2012 at 10.30am.

BROWN, Edward Henry "Ted"
Late of Tin Can Bay. Passed away peacefully 14th November 2012.

Aged 81 Years.

Beloved husband of Roma. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to Robyn, Joanne and their families.

Relatives and friends of Ted, Roma and family are warmly invited to attend Ted's Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery, Rainbow Beach Road, on Wednesday, 21st November 2012 at 10.00am.

McDONALD, Gloria Adeline Melba
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre, formerly of Woolooga and Jane Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 11th November 2012.

Aged 79 years.

Beloved wife of Fred. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Elwyn & Denis Banks, Gail & Les Cross. Much loved grandmother of Sandra & Ross, Arthur & Amy, Adam & Courtney, Bec & Clinton. Great-grandmother to 6.

Relatives and friends of Gloria, Fred and family are warmly invited to attend Gloria's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 15th November at 10.00am.

WEBER, Sylvia May
Passed away peacefully 9th November 2012 in the Care of Winston House Retirement Centre.

Aged 89 years.

Formerly of Imbil.

Beloved wife of Allen. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother of Sylvia Dennien, Barry and Lyn Weber, John and Charuay Weber and families. Survived by brothers John and Alf Pickersgill and families.

Relatives and friends of Sylvia are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, November 13th at 10.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to your favourite charity appreciated.

McCANN, Alan Michael
Late of Ross Road, Goomboorian. Left us tragically 5th November 2012.

Aged 67 Years.

Beloved husband of Jan. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Debbie & Steven Smith, and Gary McCann. Much loved "Grumps" to Charlotte and Jameson. Loved nephew of Eileen Rossiter.

Relatives and friends of Alan, Jan and family are warmly invited to attend Alan's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 19th November 2012 at 10.00am, followed by a Private Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

No flowers by request. Donations in memory of Alan to StandBy Response Service greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the Service.

WAUGH, Brian Arthur
Late of Sorensen Road, Gympie and formerly of Scrubby Creek. Passed away 2nd November 2012.

Aged 74 Years.

Loving father and father-in-law of Darryl & Mirena, Jennifer & Ken Peters, Peter & Leanne. Much loved grandad "Poppy" of Brendan, David, Cameron, Shanan, Ashlee, Melinda, Katherine, Jacob, Ruby and Noah. Cherished great-grandad to Phoebe, Jemeika and Isabelle. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of BRIAN and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 9th November 2012 at 10.30am.

Donations in memory of Brian to Blue Care Gympie greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

MEADOWS, Bruce Alexander
Late of Gladstone Street, Gympie. Passed away suddenly 1st November 2012.

Aged 87 Years.

Beloved husband of Joan (dec'd) and much loved and cherished husband of Min. Loving father of Greg and Sally-Maree. Much loved grandfather of Stephen and Amanda, and loving great-grandfather of Daryl, Zoe and Brooke. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Gwen, Geoff (dec'd), John & Faye, and family.

Relatives and friends of Bruce, Min and family are respectfully invited to attend the Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Bruce's Life to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Wednesday, 7th November 2012 at 11.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Stroke Unit, Gympie Hospital greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

PALMER, Elizabeth Jean "Bess"
Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre, Gympie and formerly of The Dawn and Imbil. Passed away peacefully 30th October 2012.

Aged 90 Years.

Beloved wife of the late Fred Palmer. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Len & Heather. Grandmother of John & Lee, and Colin. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of BESS and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 5th November 2012 at 1.30pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to QLD Institute of Medical Research greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

SYMONDS, Peggy Jan
Late of Mothar Mountain, Gympie and formerly of Brisbane. Passed away peacefully 30th October 2012.

Aged 62 Years.

Beloved wife of Jeff. Dearly loved mother of Andrew, Michael and Jennifer. Much loved Grandmother of 4.

Relatives and friends of Peggy, Jeff and family are warmly invited to attend a Memorial Service in Celebration of Peggy's Life to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 5th November 2012 at 10.30am.

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

SEWELL, Kathleen May Hastings "Kate"
Late of Lasiandra Drive, Gympie and formerly of Traveston. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family 27th October 2012.

Aged 84 Years

Beloved widow of Peter. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother to Roberta & Peter, Pip & Tony, Bruce & Maree and their families.

Relatives and friends of Kate and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 1st November 2012 at 10.30am.

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

TELFER, Donald Campbell "Don"
Late of Parsons Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving wife and family, 27th October 2012.

Aged 83 Years

Cherished husband and soulmate of Joy. Much loved and adored father of Narelle, Jenny and Kathy. Inspirational father-in-law, grandfather and nearly great-grandfather to his family. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of Don, Joy and family are respectfully invited to attend Don's Funeral Service to be held in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Wednesday, 31st October 2012 at 10.30am.

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

SMITH, Mervyn "Keith"
Late of Gympie and Glastonbury.

Aged 85 Years

Beloved Husband, Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather, Great-grandfather, Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to his family and friend to many.

Relatives and friends of Keith, Mona and family are warmly invited to attend Keith's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 1st November 2012 at 2.00pm.

Flowers welcome or Donations in memory of Keith to the Heart Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

FOSTER, Lilian Margaret
Late of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care Centre, Gympie and formerly of Gunalda.

Passed away peacefully 22nd October 2012.

Aged 82 years.

Beloved widow of Doug. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Dawn & James Jensen, Douglas & Barbara, David (dec'd), Doreen & Michael Faranda. Loving Grandma to Torny, Cameron, Darius and Rhett, Graeme, Lindsay and Claire, David and Alison, great-grandma to Heidi. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

A Private Service for Lilian was held Friday 26th October 2012.

MARTOO, Francis "Frank"
Late of Mulcahy Terrace, Gympie. Passed away after a short illness, 25th October 2012.

Aged 84 Years.

Dearly beloved husband of the late Daphne Martoo. Loving father and father-in-law of Greg & Lisa, Russell & Gladys. Loved pop of Nelson and Hannah, Matthew, Nicholas, Joshua and James. Loved brother of Regie.

Relatives and friends of FRANK and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 31st October 2012 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

LENNOX, Robert Geoffrey "Geoff"
Late of Bli Bli. Passed away 26th October 2012.

Aged 84 Years.

Dearly beloved husband of Beryl. Much loved father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother to his family.

Much loved and sorely missed.

Relatives and friends of Geoff, Beryl and family are respectfully invited to attend GEOFF'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 31st October 2012 at 2.00pm.

PLAYFORD, Neil William "Tom"
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Sorensen Road, Gympie, and Sydney. Passed away 23rd October 2012.

Aged 81 Years.

Beloved husband of Betty (dec'd). Dearly Loved father and father-in-law of Stephen & Itati, Lisa & Michael. Loving Grandad to Julliette, Sidney, James, Nicholas and Mitchell. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of TOM are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Thursday, 1st November 2012 at 11.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

BLOWERS, Andrew Graham (Andy)
Aged 78 years.

Late of "Munna Vale" via Gunalda. Passed away suddenly 20th October 2012.

Much loved and cherished husband of Nancy. Father and father-in-law of Bernie (dec'd) & Jackie, Janice & Jim. Grandfather to Katie, Benita, Andrew, Michael, Zoe and Great-grandfather to Fletcher.

Relatives and friends of Andy are invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday 26th October at 11.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Dickabram Cemetery.

Light refreshments at the Miva CWA Hall.

CURR, Walter Robert
15/09/1938-21/10/2012

Died peacefully at home surrounded by his family.

Husband of Carol. Father of Myriam, Damien, Brendon and Roberta.

Robert's Funeral Service will be held at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rosalie on Tuesday 30th October 2012 at 2.00pm.

Robert will be buried at Taldora Station, Julia Creek on Saturday 3rd November 2012 at 9:30am.

WATERS, Gordon Graham "Digger"
Late of Apollonian Vale, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 22nd October 2012.

Aged 68 years.

Beloved husband, father, father-in-law, stepfather and grandfather to his family.

"Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of his family and friends."

A Graveside Funeral Service for DIGGER will be held at the Gympie Cemetery, Cartwright Road, Gympie on Friday 26th October 2012 at 11.00am.

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

LAFFEY, Clyde Henry "Clive"
Late of Clematis Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family 19th October 2012.

Aged 77 years.

Beloved husband of Margaret. Loving father and father-in-law of Jim, Michael, Joe & Kate, Martin & Melissa, Peter, Joanne & Dale. Much loved grandad to his family. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of Clive, Margaret and family are respectfully invited to attend CLIVE'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday 25th October 2012 at 10.00am.

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