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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.  


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.

ALLEN, Reginald Frank "Reg"
Passed away peacefully 16th October 2012 in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre.

Aged 98 years.

Beloved husband of the late Evelyn Allen. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Barry & Karen. Loving Pop to Shayne & Mary-Jane.

Relatives and friends of REG and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday 25th October 2012 at 2.00pm.

LINDSEY, Irene Joyce Faith "Joy"
Late of Gunalda and formerly of Kenilworth.

Aged 86 years.


Beloved widow of the late Herb Lindsey. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to Margaret & Greg, Bill & Rose, Mary Ann & Mick, Fran, and their families.

Relatives and friends of JOY and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 22nd October 2012 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Kulangoor Cemetery at 2.00pm.

MITCHELL, Donald Ashby
Late of Burgess Road, Gympie and formerly of Adelaide. Passed away peacefully after a long battle 15th October 2012.

Aged 87 years.

Beloved husband of the late Peg Mitchell. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Terry & Hamilton, Stephen & Gabby, Grant & Gail. Much loved grandpa to 5 and great-grandpa to 5.

Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of Donald and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 19th October 2012 at 3.00pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Gympie Legacy Group greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

MILLS, Myra "Jean"
Late of College Road and formerly of Pine Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of the Gympie Nursing Centre, 11th October 2012.

Aged 83 years.

Beloved wife of John. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Gary & Claire, Ken & Sheryl, Daryl (dec'd), and Joy & Phil Simpkins. Sadly missed grandmother of 8 and great-grandmother of 15.

Relatives and friends of Jean, John and family are warmly invited to attend JEAN'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, on Tuesday, 16th October 2012 at 12noon, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

MASON, Peter
Late of Cooloola Cabins, Kybong and formerly of Townsville. Passed away peacefully in the care of the Gympie Hospital 11th October 2012.

Aged 75 years.

Beloved Husband of Irene. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Sadly missed by his many fellow yachties and friends.

Relatives and friends of Peter and Irene are warmly invited to attend PETER'S Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday 18th October 2012 at 10.30am.

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

WEST (nee Henderson), Delma Joy
Late of Norman Street, Gympie.

Passed away suddenly at St John's, New Brunswick, Canada, 25th September 2012.

Aged 75 years.

Much loved and cherished wife, mother, mama, daughter, auntie, sister and friend to many.

Westy and family warmly invite you to attend a Memorial Service in Celebration of Dell's Life to be held at the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 19th October 2012 at 11.00am.

BAZZO, Jean Faylene
Late of Grevillea Gardens Retirement Centre, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 9th October 2012.

Aged 84 years.

Beloved wife of Andy (dec'd). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Kay (dec'd), Kevin (dec'd), Debbie, Annette & Peter. Sadly missed grandma "nanna" to Ricki, Donna, Kristi, Scott and Craig. Great-grandma to Jodie, Casey and Dean. Much loved sister of Joan Nissen.

Relatives and friends of JEAN and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Church of Christ, Horseshoe Bend, Gympie on Friday 12th October 2012 at 1.30pm, followed by a Private Burial at the Gympie Cemetery.

RYAN, Troy Daniel
Late of Glastonbury Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home, 5th October 2012.

Aged 39 years.

Beloved husband of Brooke. Loving father of Sam and Beau. Sadly missed son of Karen and step-son of Rod Emmerson, and brother of Jason. Much loved son-in-law of John & Judy Streten.

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

Relatives and friends of Troy, Brooke, Sam, Beau and family are warmly invited to attend a Farewell Memorial Service for Troy to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 12th October 2012 at 1.30pm.

Privately Cremated.

WALTERS, Mabel Moorna
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Cooinda Aged Care Centre, Gympie, 8th October 2012.

Aged 101 years.

Beloved wife of David (dec'd). Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Geof, Joy & Colhoun, Moorna & Graham. Sadly missed grandmother and great-grandmother of Michelle & Phillip, Jennie & Andrew, Glen, Sandie, Jesse, Joshua, Georgia and Harrison.

Relatives and friends of MABEL and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Wednesday 17th October 2012 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Mabel to the Gympie & District Eisteddfod Association greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

KELLY, Rayner Joseph "Ray"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Brisbane and Perth. Passed away peacefully 6th October 2012.

Aged 71 Years

Beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather and uncle. Sadly missed by his many friends.

Privately Cremated

NINNESS, Howard Lionel "H"
Formerly of Ellerston, Scone.

Passed away peacefully in the care of the Gympie Hospital, QLD, 3rd October 2012.

Aged 71 years.

Beloved husband of Jan. Much loved father, brother, grandfather and uncle.

Privately Cremated.

BOALER, Millicent "Joan"
Late of Winston House Retirement Centre, Gympie. Passed away 4th October 2012.

Aged 74 years.

Loving mother, mother-in-law and grandma of Steve, Eddie, Helen and their families.

Sadly missed by all of her family and friends.

Relatives and friends of JOAN and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 8th October 2012 at 1.30pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

BANKS, Joseph Henry
Late of Gympie and formerly of Bowen.

Passed away peacefully 28th September 2012.

Aged 90 years.

Dear friend of Ken & Evelyn Dickfos and their family.

Privately Cremated.