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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
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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.  


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.

LODDER, Eileen Daphne Noel
Late of Glenbrook Nursing Home, Nambour and formerly of Popes Road, Gympie.

Passed away peacefully 4th September 2012.

Aged 91 Years.

Beloved Wife of Allan (Dec'd). Dearly loved mother of Jenny and Philip (dec'd). Much loved 'Nanna' of 7 Grandchildren and 'Old-Nanna' to 16 Great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends of EILEEN and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 10th September 2012 at 1.00pm.

SUTCLIFFE, Lloyd Gordon
09.10.1943 - 30.08.2012

Late of Gympie and formerly of Toowoomba.

Aged 68 Years

Beloved husband of Elaine Desley Sutcliffe(nee Patzwald). Much loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of Leanne, Roslyn, Wayne, Sharon, Tanya and families.

Relatives and friends of Lloyd, Elaine and family are respectfully invited to attend LLOYD'S Funeral Service to be held at the Garden of Remembrance Crematorium Chapel, Ruthven Street, Toowoomba on Thursday 6th September 2012 at 1.00pm.

DAVIES, Ronald Charles "Ron"
Late of Rifle Range Road, Gympie. Passed away 1st September 2012 after a battle with cancer.

Aged 76 Years

Beloved Husband of Rose. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Wendy & Craig Adams, Lynette Hansen, Chaz & Neil Gartrell. Loving Grandad to Wade, Kyle, Tegan, Nelson, Leah, Dana and Lars, and Great-Grandad to Katelyn. Much loved Brother of Bob (dec'd), Donald (dec'd) and Roderick and their families.

Relatives and friends of Ron, Rose and family are respectfully invited to attend RON'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 10th September 2012 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.

JONES, Lorraine Ann
Late of Ada Street, Gympie and formerly of Kilkivan. Passed away suddenly at home 28th August 2012.

Aged 68 Years

Beloved wife of the late Gordon Jones. Dearly loved Mother, Stepmother, Mother-in-law and Grandmother of Marcia, Amanda, Marc, Megan, Heather (dec'd) and their families. Much loved Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt of Pauline, Cierwen, Kevin and their families.

Relatives and friends of Lorraine and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 3rd September 2012 at 1.00pm.

By Lorraine's request, please wear bright colours (no black) when attending the service.

BROWN, Irene Maud
Late of Pie Creek and formerly of Dutton Park, Brisbane. Passed away suddenly at home 28th August 2012.

Aged 94 Years

Beloved Wife of the late Ford Brown. Dearly loved Aunt of Marilyn, Marion, Kay, Greg and their families.

Relatives and friends of Irene are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 4th September 2012 at 10.30am.

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

HAINES, Geoffrey Keith "Geoff"
Late of Chatsworth. Passed away suddenly at home 25th August 2012.

Aged 76 Years

Beloved husband of Phyllis. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Debbie & Peter Baker, Stephen & Louise, Peter & Margaret. Much loved grandad to Matthew, Christopher, Morgan, Nicole, Emma, Josh, Zac & Rhoe. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Cliff, Betty, Shirley, Kerrie and their families.

Relatives and friends of Geoff, Phyllis 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 Thursday, 30th August 2012 at 1.30pm.

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

MAHONEY, Mary Jane
Late of Excelsior Road, Gympie. Passed away suddenly at home 26th August 2012.

Aged 77 Years

Beloved wife of the late Allan Mahoney. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law and grandmother of Ken and Leanne, Tim and Rita, Danny, Nick, Mary-Anne and Garry (both dec'd) and families. Much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt of Laurie, Patrick (both dec'd), Philomena and families.

Relatives and friends of Mary and family are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Her Life to be held in the St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Thursday, 30th August 2012 at 10.30am.

DIXON, Florence Adeline "Flo"
Late of St. Patrick's Villa, Gympie and formerly of Tin Can Bay. Passed away peacefully 25th August 2012.

Aged 89 Years

Beloved wife of the late Reg Dixon. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Darrel and Marisa. Much loved grandmother & great-grandmother to Anthony and Taly, Jeremy and Charlie, Benjamin and families.

Relatives and friends of Flo 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, 31st August 2012 at 10.00am.

EDMONDS, Patricia May "Pat"
Late of Nichols Road, Gympie. Passed away 23rd August 2012 in the care of the Gympie Hospital.

Beloved wife of Innes. Loving Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother, Great-grandmother and Great-great-grandmother.

She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of her family and friends.

Relatives and friends of PATRICIA 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 31st August, 2012 at 1pm 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.

MASON, Beatrice "Joyce"
Late of Winston House Retirement Centre, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 23rd August 2012.

Aged 90 Years.

Beloved wife of the late Jack Mason. Loving Mother and Mother-in-law of Allan (dec'd), Owen & Marion, Noel & Jill, Ron & Cherie, Evol & Brian, Kathleen, Brian & Bev, Ken & Jenny. Sadly missed Grandmother and Great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends of JOYCE and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday 29th August, 2012 at 10am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

WAKEHAM, Hazel Irene
Late of Grevillea Gardens Retirement Centre, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 22nd August 2012.

Aged 90 years.

Beloved wife of the late Frank Wakeham. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Charles Wakeham, Cheryl & Ray (dec'd) Wight. Loving Grandmother 'Nan' of Andrew & Judy, and David. Sadly missed Great-grandmother of Raymond and Steven, Benjamin, Elizabeth and Charlotte.

Relatives and friends of HAZEL and family are warmly invited to attend a Memorial Service for Hazel to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Tuesday 28th August, 2012 at 1pm. A Private Graveside Service will be held at the Gympie Cemetery prior.

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

BYRNES Leslie Neil
Passed away in the Gympie Hospital 17th August 2012.

Aged 92 years.

Former resident of Tin Can Bay.

Much loved father, grandfather, brother and uncle.

Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday 28th August 2012 at 12noon.

MOSKWA, Maria
Passed away peacefully 19th August 2012 in the Care of Cooinda Aged Care Centre. Formerly of River Road, Gympie.

Aged 88 years.

Beloved Widow of the late Tony Moskwa. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother of Joseph & Carol, Helen (Dechnik) & Robert Long, and their families.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Maria's Life to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday 24th August 2012 at 11.30am followed by Private Cremation.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Cooinda Aged Care Centre greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.