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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.  


FERNIE, James "Jim"
Late of Walsh Court, Gympie. Passed away 14th July 2012 in the Care of the Palliative Care Unit, Gympie Hospital after a long illness.

Aged 67 years.

Dearly loved Husband of Gail. Much loved Father of Billy & his partner Rachel, Joanne, and Jamie Lee. Loving Grandad to Monica, Hayley & Hannah. Jim will be remembered as a loving Son, Son-in-law, Brother, Brother-in-law, Uncle and dear Friend.

Relatives and friends of Jim, Gail and family are respectfully invited to attend JIM'S Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 19th July 2012 at 10.00am.

FONTAINE, Maurice Ernest
Late of Tea Tree Court, Gympie.

Aged 61 years.

Beloved Husband of Adriana. Dearly loved Father of Melanie & her partner John, and Daniel. Loving Poppy to Alisha, Joshua, Kaitlyn, Cassandra, Shanae, Brittany & Jayden. Much loved Son of Barbara Fontaine and Brother to Daphne. Loved Uncle to his Niece and Nephews.

Relatives and friends of Maurie, Adriana and family are respectfully invited to attend MAURIE'S Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 19th July 2012 at 2.00pm.

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

VALLMUUR, Marjorie
Late of Wilbraham Court, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 6th July 2012.

Aged 86 Years

Beloved wife of the late Helmut Vallmuur. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Raoul and Glynis. Loving grandmother to Kirsten and Troy McKenzie, Thor and Kerryanne Vallmuur and great-grandmother to Kyneta, Thorin, Lachlan and Liam. Much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt of Nell Feltham and family.

Privately Cremated

SCHMIDT, Marie Frances Minnie (nee Bradley)
Late of New Farm, Brisbane and formerly of Gympie. Passed away peacefully 8th July 2012.

Age 84 Years.

Beloved daughter of Archie & Jessie Bradley (both dec'd). Loving wife of Patrick "Pat" (dec'd). Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Jo-anne & Ray Mette and Vicki & Ralph Frankcom. Grandmother "Ma-ma" to Melissa, Mark and Tanya, and great-grandmother to Calum and Tasma Hehir.

A Private Funeral Service for MARIE was held on Thursday 12th July 2012 as per her wishes.

YULE, Keith William
Late of Kilkivan and Formerly of Brisbane, Innisfail and Bowen. Passed away suddenly at home, 9th July 2012.

Aged 70 Years

Relatives and Friends of Keith and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 17th July 2012 at 10.30am.

McINTYRE, Mona Isobel
Passed away in the Care of the Gympie Nursing Centre, 9th July 2012. Formerly of Wilbraham Court, Gympie and Neusavale.

Aged 90 Years.

Beloved widow of the late Lindsay McIntyre. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother and Great-great-grandmother of Bill & Eunice, Jim & Audrey, Ian & Therese and their families. Mona will be fondly remembered as a loving Sister, Sister-in-law, Aunt and dear Friend.

Relatives and friends of MONA and family are respectfully invited to attend Her
Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 18th July 2012 at 10.00am.

SYDES, Howard Francis
Late of Cornwall Street, Greenslopes and formerly of East Brisbane. Passed away peacefully in Gympie 5th July 2012.

Aged 89 Years

Beloved husband of Estelle. Father of Toni and Sandra. Grandfather of Samantha, Adam and Rebecca. Great-grandfather to Piper, Ronnie and Jacob. Great great-grandfather to Milla-May. Brother of Edward and Peggy.

Relatives and friends of Howard and family are respectfully invited to attend His Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Hemmant Cemetery, Hemmant and Tingalpa Road, Tingalpa on Friday, 13th July 2012 at 10.30am.

SEARLE, Brian "Kiwi"
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Kandanga and New Zealand. Passed away peacefully 8th July 2012.

Aged 71 Years

Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Jim and Gloria (dec'd), and Dorothy. Uncle to Kelvin. Brian will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all his family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Brian are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 14th July 2012 at 10.30am.

STEELE, Nesta Mary
Late of Noosa Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Grevillea Gardens Nursing Centre, 9th July 2012.

Aged 95 Years.

Beloved wife of Dolph (dec'd). Loving Mother and Mother-in-law of Beverly & John (dec'd) Chambers, Gaye & Terry Buchanan, Janice, Rodney & Suzanne, Geoff & Susan, and Kerry. Much loved Grandmother, Great-grandmother and Great-great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends of NESTA and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie, on Thursday, 12th July 2012 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

WINDOW, Dulcie Eva
Late of Banana Street, Granville and formerly of Freshwater Village, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 8th July 2012.

Aged 86 Years and 11 months.

Beloved wife of Albert (dec'd). Loving Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother and Great-great-grandmother of Peter, Karen, Bruce, Keith (dec'd), Christine, Leanne and their families. Sadly missed by all her family and friends.

Relatives and friends of DULCIE 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, 12th July 2012 at 1.00pm.

CAULLEY, Valerie "Val"
Late of Rifle Range Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre 6th July 2012.

Aged 72 Years

Beloved wife of Errol. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law and grandmother of Les, Scott (dec'd), Kaylene and their families. Val will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of her extended family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Val, Errol and family are respectfully invited to attend VAL'S Funeral Service to be held in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Wednesday, 11th July 2012 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

LEAVEY, Lenore Rose
Late of Cooran. Passed away peacefully 5th July 2012.

Aged 60 Years

Beloved wife of Colin. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Jennifer and Stephen, Robert and Kay, Gary and Alena. Much loved Grandma to Mitchell, Cooper, Finley and Lexie. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of Lenore, Colin and family are respectfully invited to attend LENORE'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 13th July 2012 at 2.00pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Katie Rose Cottage Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

TRAMACCHI, Evelyn Florence
Late of Wilsons Pocket Road, Goomboorian. Passed away in the care of Nambour Hospital 5th July 2012.

Aged 80 Years.

Beloved wife of the late "Jack" Tramacchi. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law and Grandmother to Michelle, Peter & Daisy, Ivan & Holly, Angela & John, Karen, John & Vicki and families. Evelyn will be remembered as a loving Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt who will be greatly missed by all.

Relatives and friends of Evelyn and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 13th July 2012 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Blue Care and/or Meals On Wheels greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

SIMPKINS, Maurice James "Maurie"
Late of Coonoongibber Road, Brooloo. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Private Hospital 4th July 2012.

Aged 93 Years.

Beloved Husband of the late Eileen Simpkins. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-grandfather of Marlene (dec'd) & Ron Maher, Melvin & Leslie, Alan & Pamela, Philip & Joy, Bradley & Debbie, Gregory & Olga and their families.

Relatives and friends of Maurie and family are respectfully invited to attend MAURIE'S Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Kandanga Cemetery on Wednesday, 11th July 2012 at 11.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Salvation Army greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

McMURDO, Clara Jean
Late of Clematis Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 2nd July 2012.
Aged 91 Years.

Beloved wife of the late Alexander McMurdo. Dearly loved Mother and mother-in-law of Barry & Eileen, Elaine & Frank Richards, Graeme & Janeece, Christine (dec'd), Jenny & Glenn Carlson. Much loved Grandma to Kerryanne, Andrew, Robyn, Linda, Tim, Beau, Celeste, Dale, Brad, Melissa, Troy, Emma and families. Great-Grandma to 7. Loving Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt to Annie, Ted (both dec'd), Edna, Bev and families.

Relatives and friends of Clara and family are respectfully invited to attend CLARA'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 6th July 2012 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

SEALES Elsie Agnes (nee Smith)
Late of Stafford, Ibis Court Retirement Village, Deagon, Brisbane. Passed away 29th June 2012 in the Care of Winston House Retirement Centre, Gympie.

Aged 97 Years.

Dearly loved wife of Cyril (dec'd). Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Fay & Trevor (dec'd) Crowder, Dell & Gary Nugent and Gloria & Bert Vethman. Grandmother to Darryl Crowder, Melinda Haeusler, Craig Nugent, Scott Nugent and their families.

Relatives and friends of Elsie and family are respectfully invited to attend ELSIE'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 5th July 2012 at 11.00am

Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

MORGAN, Clifford Albert "Cliff"
Late of Banks Pocket Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 27th June 2012 in the care of Cooloola Private Hospital.

Aged 80 Years.

Beloved husband of Ruth. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law and Grandfather of Warren & Sandra, Neil & Louise, Gary (dec'd) & Karen, Annette & Paul and their families.

Loving Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Cliff, Ruth and family are respectfully invited to attend CLIFF'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 2nd July 2012 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

KRAFFT, Pearl
Passed away peacefully 25th June 2012 in the care of the Gympie Nursing Centre. Formerly of Upper Ferntree Gully, Melbourne.

Aged 87 Years

Former wife of Roy, Ron and Neil (all dec'd). Dear friend to Arthur. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, nan and gran to Patricia (dec'd), Kathleen, Keith, Roy (dec'd) and families.

Relatives and friends of Pearl and family are respectfully invited to attend PEARL'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 30th June 2012 at 10.30am.

SALLAWAY, Eunice Irene
Late of Cooinda Hostel, Gympie. Formerly of Pine Street, Gympie. Previously of Cooran. Passed away peacefully 25th June, 2012. Aged 83 Years.

Beloved wife of Albert Edward "AB" Sallaway. Dearly loved Mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother to Judith (dec'd), Ian, Terry & families.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend EUNICE'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 29th June 2012 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

RUSH, Roy Baden
(Flt. Lt. Ret'd)
RAAF 1956-1976.
No2 Sqdn Phan Rang Nov 67- Nov 68

Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre. Passed away peacefully 20th June, 2012. Aged 84 Years.

Eldest son of Baden and May Rush (Toowoomba, both dec'd). Beloved husband of Maureen. Father and father-in-law of Rosanne & Peter Otago, Geoffrey & Jane, and Brett. Step-father of Mark & Karen Nicholls, Peter & Gillian Nicholls, Debra & Jim Dugdale. A doting and much loved 'Pop' of Owen, Sam and Ivy. Loving brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Dr Keith Rush & Mrs. Heather Rush, Jeanette McConnell and their families. Roy will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend ROY'S funeral service to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Thursday 28th June 2012 at 1pm, followed by RSL Tribute and Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.