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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.  


MURPHY, Kevin George
of Emperor Street, Tin Can Bay.

Aged 80 Years

Relatives and friends of KEVIN are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 27th February 2012 at 10.30am.

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

IMPEY, Noel
Late of Gympie. Passed away in the care of Gympie Private Hospital 21st February 2012.

Aged 85 Years

Beloved husband of the late Lurline Impey. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great grandfather of Noelene & Brian Auer, Paul, Lynne Parr, Michael, Wayne (dec'd) and their families. Also a loving brother to Daphne.

Relatives and friends of NOEL and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Surface Hill Uniting Church, Channon Street, Gympie on Friday, 24th February 2012 at 1.30pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

EDWARDS, Charles, Kevin "Kev"
Late of Furness Road, Southside, Gympie.

Aged 84 Years

Beloved husband of Kate. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great grandfather of Lorell, Katrina, Daryl, Russel, Wayne, Bradley and families. Kev will be remembered as a loving brother, brother-in-law & uncle.

Relatives and friends of Kev, Kate and family are respectfully invited to attend KEV'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 22nd February 2012 at 11.00am.

Donations in memory of Kev to Cancer Council greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

PRICE, Joan Mark
Died peacefully 19th February 2012. Formerly of Tucker Street, Gympie.

Aged 87 Years.

Beloved wife of Clive. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother to her family.

Relatives and friends of Joan, Clive and family are respectfully invited to attend JOAN'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 24th February 2012 at 11.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Red Cross greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

KIDD, Harold Douglas
15.1.1928 - 17.2.2012

Late of Rocks Road, Gympie.

Aged 84 Years

Beloved husband of the late Merle Kidd. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, "Poppa" and great grandfather of Julienne (dec'd), Hedley and Sandra, Evan, Rosslyn and Rick and their families.

Relatives and friends of Harold and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 23rd February 2012 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

No flowers by request. Donations in memory of Harold to Blue Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

KIDD, Harld Douglas
Late of Rocks Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of the Gympie Hospital, 17th February 2012.

Aged 84 Years.

Funeral details to be advised in Tuesday's Gympie Times.

McCRONE, John "Jock"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Thallon. Passed away peacefully 10th February 2012.

Aged 86 Years

Beloved husband of Esme (dec'd). Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great grandfather of Sheralyn, Sandra, Scott and families. Very dear friend of Pat Shurety.

Privately Laid to Rest

COLEMAN, John Walter
Late of Widgee and formerly of Dirranbandi and St George. Passed away suddenly at home 12th February 2012.

Aged 77 Years

Beloved husband of Pat. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great grandfather of Anne, Vickie and John, Dale and their families. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Catherine and family.

Privately Cremated as per His Request.

JACOBS, Joan Iris
7.3.1926 - 14.2.2012
Late of Wilsons Pocket Road, Goomboorian and formerly of Saltwater Creek Road, St Helens.

Beloved widow of the late Jack Jacobs. Devoted mother of Marilyn Cavanough, mother-in-law of Bruce Cavanough. Loving grandmother "Nanna" to Grant and Terri, and Bradley.

"Now Resting Peacefully"

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 Tuesday, 21st February 2012 at 12.30pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the McGrath Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

WINTERBOTTOM, Ruby Ellen "Nell"
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Winston House Retirement Centre, Gympie and Haly Street, Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully 12th February 2012.

Aged 91 Years.

Loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to Gloria (dec'd), Peter, Denise, Lynette (dec'd) and their families. Sadly missed sister and aunt to Evelyn, Mavis, Dot, Phyllis, and all of her family.

Relatives and friends of RUBY "NELL" and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in Virgo's Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 24th February 2012 at 10.30am. To be followed by an interment in the Taabinga Cemetery.

MATHEWS, Alan John
Passed away peacefully on 14 February 2012.

Aged 74 years.

Beloved husband of Ellen, dearly loved father of Scott and Debra, loved brother of Bruce and brother in law, father in law, grandfather and uncle to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Alanís funeral to be held in the

Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie

on Friday 17 February 2012 at 9.00am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Little Haven Palliative Care, Gympie.

MILFULL, Merle Hazel
20.8.1920 - 13.2.2012
Of Poona and formerly of Imbil. Passed away in her sleep at Fairhaven Hostel, Maryborough.

Loved wife of Gordon (dec'd). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Clive and Florrie (dec'd), Mervyn (dec'd) and Kaye. Grandmother of 6, Great Grandmother of 9 and 1 pre deceased. Great great-grandmother of 10. Sister of Mavis, Viv, Colin and Noel (dec'd). Merle will be sadly missed by all her relatives and friends.

Relatives and friends of Merle are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 17th February 2012 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

No flowers by request. Donations in memory of Merle to the Heart Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

FELL, John Harrap
Our beloved John passed away peacefully on Thursday 9th February 2012. We have been overwhelmed by everyone's love and support.
The family is having a Private Cremation Service.

We would love his friends and family to join us in The Celebration of John Fell.
This will take place on Monday the 20th of February 2012, at 4pm at the Outrigger, Little Hastings Street Resort, Noosa, in the Venue above Reception.

Dress Noosa Style.

Car entrance via Viewland Drive (please use 33a Viewland Drive on your GPS).
Parking is available at the venue.
Alternatively you can walk from Little Hastings Street.
Donations in memory of John to Blue Care greatly appreciated.

Much love from the Fell Family

FRIIS, Laura May
Late of Masonic Care Cooloola Hostel, Tin Can Bay. Passed away peacefully in the care of the Gympie Nursing Centre, 9th February 2012. Aged 80 Years.

Beloved wife of Ray (dec'd). Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Clarice & Michael, Kathy & Greg, Janette & Rick, Debbie & Greg, Coralie "Jo" & Russell, Phyllis & Ted. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered Grandma, Great-grandma and great-great-grandma to their families. Loving sister, sister-in-law and aunt to Thomas (dec'd) and family.

Relatives and friends of LAURA and family are warmly invited to attend a Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday 14th February 2012 at 10.00am.
Donations in memory of Laura to the Heart Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

GREENBURY, Stanley
Late of Rumbalara Avenue, Rainbow Beach. Passed away peacefully 7th February 2012. Aged 78 Years.

Beloved husband of Heather. Dearly loved father, father-in-law & grandfather of John & Alison, Robert (dec'd) & Karen, Kay & Lachie, Michael, Julie and their families.
Stan will be remembered as a loving brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of Stan, Heather and family are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for STAN'S Life to be held in St. Peter the Fisherman's Church, Manooka Drive, Rainbow Beach on Tuesday 14th February 2012 at 2.00pm.
Donations in lieu of flowers to a favourite charity of your choice greatly appreciated.

CURRIE, Craig Alexander
Late of Burpengary and formerly of Mothar Mountain, Gympie. Passed away 5th February 2012 in the Redcliffe Hospital.
Aged 40 Years
Beloved son of Ian and Joy. Loving brother of Kathryn and Stuart (dec'd), Loved uncle of Cameron.
Relatives and friends of Craig are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 10th February 2012 at 10.30am followed by a Private Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donation in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

GRIMES, William Gerard
Late of Proston & Gympie. Passed away peacefully 4th February 2012. Aged 72 Years
Beloved husband of Meirddyn. Much loved father, father-in-law & grandad to Shaun & Tina, Dorita & Rick Booth, Dennis & Simone, Myfanwy & Vaughn and families. Also a loved brother, brother-in-law & uncle.
Relatives and friends of Jerry, Meirddyn and family are respectfully invited to attend JERRY'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 9th February 2012 at 10.30am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

PRENTICE, Teresa "Maureen"
Late of Stone Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in Brisbane 1st February 2012.
Aged 90 Years
Beloved wife of the late Dan Prentice. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Dan and Linda, Mary and Philip. Much loved grandmother to Bridget, Megan and Michael. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt of Mary, Paul (both dec'd), Claire, John and their families.
Relatives and friends of Maureen and family are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Maureen's Life to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Wednesday, 8th February 2012 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

SIMPSON, David Halliday
Late of Goomboorian. Passed away 29th January 2012.
At the age of 66 years.

Husband of Pam. Father, father-in-law and grandfather of Glen and family.
It was David's express wish to have a Private Cremation Service with the attendance of his immediate family.

"Simmo's gone fishin"

SMITH, Agnes "Anne"
Late of Old Goomboorian Road, Gympie and formerly of Jandowae. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre 1st February 2012.
Aged 77 Years
Beloved wife of Des. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law and grandmother of Glad, Ian, Fiona, Ray, Di and their families.
Relatives and friends of Anne, Des and family are warmly invited to attend ANNE'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 6th February 2012 commencing at 11.00am.