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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.  


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.

GHISONI, Joseph Michael "Joe"
Late of Batchelor Road, Gympie and formerly of Cobar, NSW. Tragically taken 26th January 2012 as a result of an accident.

Aged 60 Years.

Beloved husband of Marion. Loving father and father-in-law of Elisha & Wes, Tabitha & Peter, Jo-Anna & Jerome and grandfather 'Pop' of Eve, Addison, Isabella, Jack and Charlie. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Louise, Rod, Matt, Kim and Christie.

Relatives and friends of Joe, Marion and family are warmly invited to attend JOE'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 2nd Febuary 2012 at 10.00am.

HILL, Claire Olive
Late of Winston House Nursing Centre and formerly of Main Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 22nd January 2012.
Aged 89 Years.
Beloved wife of Ken (dec'd). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Susan & Merv Carlson. Sadly missed Grandma of Michael. Loving sister, sister-in-law and aunt to the Ward and Wheeler families (UK).
Relatives and friends of CLAIRE 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, 27th January 2012 at 10.00am.

MARQUARDT, BETTY
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Boondall, Brisbane. Passed away peacefully 23rd January 2012.Aged 82 Years.Loving mother of Tracey and 'Nan' to James and Marcus. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt to Jean, Pauline, Neville and their families.Relatives and friends of BETTY and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 25th January 2012 at 2.00pm.Donations in lieu of flowers to the Cancer Council of Qld greatly appreciated

LYDON, Peter Ritson
Friends of Peter are warmly invited to attend His Farewell Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 27th January 2012 at 2.00pm.

CLEVERLY, Stanley James
Late of Winston House Retirement Centre & formerly of Cootharaba Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 17th January 2012.
Aged 88 Years
Beloved husband of Alice (dec'd). Dearly loved father, father-in-law & grandfather of Robin & Kris and their families. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law & uncle.
Relatives and friends of STAN and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 23rd January 2012 at 10.00am.

STARK, Kym Michael
Late of Appollonian Vale, Gympie.
Aged 48 Years
Beloved son of Ken and Shirley (dec'd) Stark. Dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Kelvin and Judy, Kerry (dec'd), and Karen. Much loved uncle to Darcie, Katie and Alexander.
Relatives and friends of Kym are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held at the Zion Lutheran Church, Nash Street, Gympie on Thursday, 19th January 2012 at 1.30pm. followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Muscular Dystrophy Qld greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

O'NEILL, Cecilie Anne
Late of Tin Can Bay and formerly of Maroochydore. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving husband and family 13th January 2012.
Aged 73 Years
Beloved wife of Tony. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law and grandmother of Gary and Lyn, Paul and Kristin and their families. Much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt.
Relatives and friends of Cecilie, Tony and family are respectfully invited to attend CECILIE'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 21st January 2012 at 12.30pm.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Cancer Council Qld greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

McGRATH, Mervyn John Edward
Late of Old Maryborough Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home 13th January 2012, surrounded by his loving family.
Beloved husband of Barbara. Devoted father of Kelleigh. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Paddy & Pam, Heather & Ralph (dec'd) Rogers, Verna & Gavin Parker, Ray & Leonie Sorensen and their families. Loved son-in-law of Vic & Thelma Sorensen.
Relatives and friends of Merv, Barbara and family are warmly invited to attend MERV'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 20th January 2012 at 10.00am, followed by a Private Family Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

FRENEY, Denis Vernon
Late of Woolgar Lane and formerly of Carrington Ave, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of the Gympie Private Hospital on the 13th January 2012.
Aged 59 Years.
Dearly beloved son of Vern (dec'd) & Claire (dec'd). Much loved twin brother of Stephanie Bermingham. Much loved brother of Frances Kindt, Judy Kernick and Joan Penny. Loved brother-in-law to Dan Penny and Neville Bermingham. Sadly missed uncle to Peter, Desley, Karen, David, Mark and Angie, and great-uncle to Daniel, Emma and Lucy. A dear friend to many.
Relatives and friends of DENIS and family are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration in Honour of His Life to be held in St. Patricks Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Thursday 19th January 2012 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

CRONIN, Lillian Rosarii 'Zari'
Late of Watson Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 12th January 2012.
Aged 87 Years.

Adored and Cherished mother, mother-in-law, grandma and great-grandma of Laurie, Gary (dec'd), Tony, Rhonda, Jim, Vince, Rosarii, Kate and their families.

'Deeply mourned and loved forever'

Relatives and friends of ZARI and family are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Her Life to be held in St. Patricks Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Wednesday 18th January 2012 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Zari to St. Vincent de Paul Society, Gympie, if preferred. Envelopes available at the service.

THOMAS, Stephen David
Late of Gympie and formerly of Kandanga. Passed away peacefully 11th January 2012.
Aged 91 Years.
Devoted husband of Dorothy. Loving father and father-in-law of Jim & Jan, Kathy & Keith Eather, Trevor (dec'd), Jenny & Len (dec'd) Whittaker, Carol & Trevor Moody, David & Lee-ann, Richard, Bronwyn Kent, Joanne & Mark, Glynn & Sharon. Grandad of 16 and Great-grandad of 17. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle to his family.
Relatives and friends of Steve, Dorothy and family are respectfully invited to attend STEVE'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 17th January 2012 at 10.30am followed by a PRIVATE Committal Service at the Kandanga Cemetery.

SAUER, Shayne Edward
Late of Kath Road, Gympie and formerly of Hervey Bay. Passed away 9th January 2012 surrounded by his loving family.
Aged 52 Years.
Beloved husband of Fenella. Loving father and father-in-law of Josh & Jasmine, Fallon & Dean, and "Gandad" of Kayden and Ashton. Sadly missed son of Keith (dec'd) & Beryl. Also a loving brother, brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and dear friend to many.
Relatives and friends of Shayne, Fenella and family are respectfully invited to attend SHAYNE'S Funeral Service to be held in St. Patricks Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Monday 16th January 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.

BALTHES, Russell John
Late of Jones Hill and formerly of Wickham Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in Brisbane 8th January 2012.
Aged 62 Years
Dearly loved father of William and James. Much loved brother of Lynne and uncle to Roslyn, John, Paul and Peter.
Relatives and friends of Russell and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Thursday, 12th January 2012 at 10.30am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Cancer Council Qld greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.