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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
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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.  


DUNN, Leslie Peter
Late of Gunalda, formerly of Wollongong and Amamoor. Passed away 23rd September 2012.

Aged 71 years.

Now at Peace.

Beloved husband and loving friend of Carol. Much loved Dad, Brother, Uncle, Pa and friend.

He will be lovingly remembered by many.

Family and friends are warmly invited to attend Leslie's Funeral Service at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday 2nd October 2012 at 1.00pm.

No flowers by request. Donations in memory to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

BURLS, Norah (nee Bilk)
Passed away peacefully 23rd September 2012, in the care of the Gympie Nursing Centre.

Aged 101 years.

Much loved Mother and mother-in-law of Gavin & Lyn, Avril & Neil. Loving Grandmother to Gaylin & Paul, Bradley, Gregg and Roddy (dec'd). Great-grandmother to Christopher, Ashleigh, Paige, Matthew & Courtney, Tara, Liam & Michael.

Relatives and friends of NORAH and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held at Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday 2nd October 2012 at 10.00am.

KELLY, Violet May "Vi" (nee Schultz)
Late of Bligh Street, Kilkivan. Passed away 23rd September 2012.

Aged 72 years.

Loving Wife of Pat (dec'd). Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Margaret (dec'd), Mary (dec'd), Veronica & Shane Stallan, Caroline & Jack Cluff, Patrick & Melissa Kelly. Sadly missed Grandmother of Dean, Rachael & Jessica, Zoe & Jarred, and Amy. Great-grandmother of Liam & Indy, Lukus, Lialahni (dec'd) & Jayke. Loving Sister to Albert (dec'd), Clarence (dec'd), Margaret (dec'd), Gladys, Dorothy and Ron.

Relatives and friends of Violet and family are respectfully invited to attend VIOLET'S Funeral Service to be held at St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday 28th September 2012 at 11.30am, followed by a Private Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

McGILL, Vivian Royce "Viv"
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Late of Bligh Street, Gympie. Passed away 22nd September 2012.

Aged 89 years.

Beloved Husband of Amelia "Cissie". Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Alex, Jean, Bob, Fred, Keith, Clyde (all dec'd), Clarrie and their families.

Relatives and friends of Viv and Cissie are respectfully invited to attend VIV'S Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday 26th September 2012 at 11.00am.

O'NEILL, David William
Late of Harding Street, Kilkivan and formerly of Cinnabar. Passed away peacefully 21st September 2012 in the care of the Gympie Private Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Aged 88 years.

Beloved Husband of Mavis. Loving father and father-in-law of Russell & Corry, Warren & Helen, Phillip & Penny. Cherished Grandfather "Poppy" to Michael, Sharon, Melissa, Andrew, Christopher, Kelly and Craig, and Great-grandfather to Anthony. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and uncle to Richard and family.

Relatives and friends of David, Mavis and family are warmly invited to attend DAVID'S Funeral Service to be held in St.Matthews Anglican Church, Kilkivan on Wednesday 26th September 2012 at 10.30am to be followed by a Graveside Committal Service at the Kilkivan Cemetery.
Donations in memory of David to Blue Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

McPAUL, Raymond Hector "Ray"
Late of Amamoor. Died unexpectedly and peacefully 22nd September 2012 in the Gympie Hospital.

Aged 75 years.

Beloved Husband of the late Elizabeth "Betty" McPaul. Loving partner of Barbara. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of Greg & Leslie, Michael, Stephen & Jo, Kathy & Bob, Julie Rose (dec'd), Trevor & Angie, Jenny, Emma and their families.

Relatives and friends of Ray and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday 27th September 2012 at 10.00am to be followed by a Private Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

STANFORD, Joseph James "Joe".
Tragically taken 15th September 2012.

Aged 13 years.

Beloved son of Phil & Chris. Much loved brother of Jesse.

Relatives and friends of JOE and family are warmly invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in the Victory Christian Outreach Centre, Old Maryborough Road, Gympie on TUESDAY 25th September 2012 at 11.00am.

BUTLER, Hazel Jean
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Tucker Street & Long Flat.

Passed away peacefully 17th September 2012.

Aged 90 years.

Relatives and friends of HAZEL are warmly invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on FRIDAY 21st September 2012 at 1.30pm.

CARTER, Maria Julieta
Late of Rocks Road, Gympie. Died peacefully 16th September 2012, at home in the loving care of her family.

Aged 50 years.

Beloved Wife of Aaron. Dearly loved Mother of Alex and Natasha.
"Lovingly remembered by all"

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Maria's life to be held in the St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Wednesday 19th September 2012 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

MATTHEWS, Edna May "JACKI"
Late of Ray Street, Gympie. Passed away 16th September 2012.

Aged 93 years.

Beloved widow of the late Harold Matthews. Dearly loved Mother of Lew Matthews. Jacki will be remembered as a much loved sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of JACKI and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in St Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Thursday 20th September 2012 at 11.00am, followed by Private Cremation.

WINSOR, Garrick Anthony "Garry"
Late of Bombala Crescent, Rainbow Beach and formerly of Mt. Isa. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family 13th September 2012.

Beloved Husband of Yvonne. Much loved father and father-in-law of Garrick & Michelle, Don & Julie. Sadly missed Grandad and great-grandad to their families. Brother-in-law of Peg and Tony.

Relatives and friends of Garrick, Yvonne and family are respectfully invited to attend GARRICK'S Funeral Service to be held in the "Church of the Good Shepherd", Carlo Road, Rainbow Beach on Wednesday 19th September 2012 at 1.00pm to be followed by a Committal Service at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery.

CULLEN, Grace Eveline
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Benbullen Court, Gympie and Kilkivan. Passed away peacefully 13th September 2012.

Aged 90 years.

Beloved Wife of Dick (dec'd). Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Coral & George, Glenda & Darryl. Adored grandma, great-grandma and great-great-grandma to Merryle, Brett, Darren, Grant, Brent and their families.

Relatives and friends of GRACE and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 21st September 2012 at 10.00am to be followed by a Graveside Committal Service at the Kilkivan Cemetery at 1.30pm.

Donations in memory of Grace to the RSPCA greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

PETERS, Stewart Findlay "Pop"
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Late of Labrador and Gatton. Passed away peacefully in the arms of his family, 12th September 2012.

Aged 90 years.

Beloved Husband of Alice (dec'd). Loving partner of Thelma. Much loved father and father-in-law of Don and Trish Peters, and Pamela Moran. Sadly missed "Pop" to 7 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Brother of Glen, Shirley and Del.

Relatives and friends of STEWART and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday 15th September 2012 at 1.00pm.

JOHNSTON, Eileen Gladys
Late of Beresford Crescent and formerly of Banks Pocket Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Noosa Hospital, 10th September 2012.

19 days short of her 90th Birthday.

Beloved Widow of the late Mick Downes and Lloyd Johnston. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother of Kathy, Toni and their families. Eileen will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all of her family and friends.

Relatives and friends of Eileen and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday 18th September 2012 at 1.00pm.

LONG, Myles Stratford
Late of Bauple.

Aged 75 years.

Beloved husband of Marion. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Gary & Carol, David, Sally & Greg "Jimmy" Deans, Wendy & Guss Berry. Much loved "Granpop" to Stacey, Ryan, Lauren, Bryce, Jessica, Sarah, Jake and great-grandfather to Alexia, Mitchell & Baxter. Survived by his sister Betty Cavanagh.

Relatives and friends of Myles, Marion and family are respectfully invited to attend MYLES' Funeral Service to be held in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Friday, 14th September 2012 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

WATT, Raymond John "Ray"
Late of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care Centre, Gympie and formerly of Murgon. Passed away peacefully 6th September 2012.

Aged 79 Years

Beloved husband of Selma. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Gary & Rozie (dec'd), Doug & Jo-Anne, Darren & Natalie. Much loved grandfather to Vanessa, Adrian, Madison, Lachlan, Kyra Jo, Casey & Nathan. Beloved brother of Ron, Alma(Dec’d), Cliffey(Dec’d), Keith(Dec’d), and Glen(Dec’d).

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Ray's Funeral Service to be held in the Murgon Anglican Church, Taylor Street, Murgon on Monday, 17th September 2012 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Murgon Cemetery.

JEFFERY, Noel Vincent
Late of Garrick Street, Gympie and formerly of Imbil. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, 6th September 2012.

"To Carol your husband for 50 years plus 2,
To Noelene your a father, Michelle and Lizzie too,
To Steve and Brendan a father-in-law, the best we ever knew.
The next few lines I can't make rhyme, But they should be said,
To William, Steven, Jody, Tom, Tiffany, Georgina, Danielle, Carey-Anne, Jeffery, Jarrod, Maddison and Callum,
He was a Grandfather.
To Mia, Lukah, Riley and Mason,
He was a Great-grandfather.
I'd like to set the record straight,
He wasn't just a partner or father,
He is forever our best mate.
We will remember him always."

Relatives and friends of Noel, Carol and family are respectfully invited to attend NOEL'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday 11th September 2012 at 1.00pm.

No flowers by request.

ARTHY, Nola Jean
Late of Heather Street, Gympie.

Aged 87 Years.

Beloved Wife of Roy Arthy. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Bev & Carlos Sola, Ron & Ann Meredith, Graham & Marg Meredith. Much loved Stepmother of Denis Arthy, Barry Arthy (dec'd), Marcia Lindsay. Loving Grandmother and Great-grandmother to her family.

Relatives and friends of Nola, Roy and family are respectfully invited to attend Nola's Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Tuesday 11th September 2012 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

WILSON-SMALLWOOD, Mason Keith
Beloved infant son of Cassandra and Keith.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Mason's Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Cemetery on Friday, 7th September 2012 at 11.00am.

FINSELBACH, Frederick "Roy"
Late of Haven Street, Southside, Gympie.

Aged 71 Years.

Beloved Husband of Dell. Loved Father and Father-in-law of Debbie & Andrew Smith, Richelle Finselbach, Karyn Finselbach, Joanne & Jason Orr. Adored Grandad and Poppy to Emily, Anna, Mackinnley and Addison. Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to Jan & Allan Mullaly and their family.

Friends and relatives are requested to attend the service in "Celebration of His Life" to be held at the Gympie Wesleyan Methodist Church, 70 Exhibition Road, Southside, Gympie on Monday 10th September 2012 at 10.00am. This will be preceded by a Private Cremation Service.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Gympie Chaplaincy and World Hope.