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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.  


WEAKLEY, Geoffrey Robert
Late of Barton Road, Gympie and formerly of Kin Kin. Passed away peacefully 31st December 2011.
Aged 82 Years
Beloved husband of Edna. Loving father and father-in-law of Kay & Colin, Trevor & Dianne, Lyn & Craig. Sadly missed Grandad of 8 and Great-grandad of 16. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle to his family.
Relatives and friends of Geoff, Edna 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 Friday 6th January 2012 at 2pm.

MURRAY, Shirley Margaret
Late of Garrick Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home in the care of Her loving family, 2nd January 2012.
Aged 75 Years
Beloved wife of Ken. Loving mother, mother-in-law, grandma and great-grandma of Judith & Kelvyn Grant, Robert & Vicki, Sandra & Tony Schmidt, Tony & Donna, Mark & Angie, Peter & Kylie and their families. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt to Bob & Maureen Hillcoat, George (dec'd), Graham (dec'd) and their families.
Relatives and friends of Shirley, Ken and family are respectfully invited to attend SHIRLEY'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday 5th January 2012 at 10am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the Service.

GIRDLER, Olive Gladys
Passed away peacefully 28th December 2011.
Aged 84 Years
Loved wife of Bunty (dec'd). Mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Ric, Laurie, Graham, Dianne, Christine, Kerry and families.
"Safely at Rest with Dad"
Relatives and friends of Olive and family are respectfully invited to attend OLIVE'S Graveside Funeral Service to be held the Kandanga Cemetery, Kandanga on Thursday, 5th January 2012 commencing at 1.00pm

STEELE, Shirley Rose
Of Archer Court, Gympie. Passed away suddenly 24th December 2011.
Aged 71 Years
Beloved wife of Eric. Much loved mother of Stephen and Bradley. Loving grandmother to Nathan, Josh, Brayden, Chloe and Bre.
Relatives and friends of Shirley, Eric 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, 4th January 2012 at 11.00am.

BAILEY, Reginald James
Late of Fisher Road, Gympie and formerly of Cedar Valley, Tuchekoi. Passed away suddenly while on holiday in Tasmania 27th December 2011.
Aged 69 Years
Much loved son of Eileen. Beloved husband of Betty. Sadly missed father and father-in-law of Julie and Michiel, Barb and Noel, Peter and Kelly. Loving granddad of Lachlan, Travis, Jayden and Cohen. Cherished brother, brother-in-law and uncle to his family.
A great and generous friend.
Relatives and friends of Reg, Betty and family are respectfully invited to attend REG'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 6th January 2012 at 10am.
Donations to the Heart Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

MISSINGHAM, Coral Joan
Late of Lewis Road, Amamoor. Passed away surrounded by her loving family 29th December 2011.
Aged 76 Years
Beloved wife of Joe (dec'd). Loving mother, mother-in-law, Granny & Great Granny of Vonnie Claridge, Sandra Groundwater, Harry, Sherylie Watson, Russell and their families.
Relatives and friends of CORAL and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held at the Graveside, Kandanga Cemetery, Kandanga on Tuesday 3rd January 2012 at 10.30am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

ROBINSON, Gordon William Thomas
Late of Excelsior Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 29th December 2011.
Aged 70 Years
Beloved husband of Kathleen for 41 1/2 years. Devoted and much loved father and father-in-law of Troy and Annie, Maria (dec'd), Ramona Rogers, Gillian (Rothwell), Nigel (Brisbane), Peita & Jon Templeton (Tasmania), Adrian and Damian. Treasured Grandad to Jasmine and Sebastian, Ethan, Kyol, Asha and Bria, and Tyson.
"Always loved and deeply missed"
Relatives and friends of Gordon, Kathleen and family are respectfully invited to attend GORDON'S Funeral Service to be held in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Thursday, 5th January 2012 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

SANKEY, Charles Patrick "Pat"
Late of Sankey's Road, Pomona.
Aged 77 Years
Beloved husband of Violet. Pat will be remembered as a much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle to his family.
Relatives and friends of Pat, Violet and family are respectfully invited to attend PAT'S Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Cemetery at 2.00pm , Friday, 30th December 2011, followed by a Memorial Service in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Parkinson's Qld greatly appreciated.

EDWARDS, Jennifer Ivy
Of Ruby Court, Gympie. Died peacefully in the Nambour Hospital 25th Dec. 2011. Aged 53 years.
Beloved wife of John. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Luke and Sarah, Rachel and Toby, Bethany and Jason. Adored "Ma" to Nicholas. Much loved daughter and daughter-in-law of Merv and Hazel Collins, Don and Joy Edwards. Jennifer will be remembered as a loving sister, sister-in-law, aunt and dear friend to so many.
"REJOICING IN THE PRESENCE OF THE LORD"
Relatives and friends of Jennifer and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Friday December 30th 2011 at 10.30am followed by Private Cremation.
Donations in lieu of flowers to "Hope Reigns" with envelopes available at the Service.

McEWAN, Bernard Patrick
Late of Monkland, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home 22nd December 2011.
Aged 45 Years
Loving son of Boyd (dec'd) and Pat McEwan. Much loved brother and brother-in-law of Andrew and Michelle, Marie and Cyril Wilson. Sadly missed uncle to Brittany, Samuel, Matthew, Christopher, Caitlin and Timothy.
Relatives and friends of Bernard are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Bernard's Life to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Wednesday, 28th December 2011 at 10.00am 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.

SCHMIDER, Josef
Late of Carters Ridge via Cooroy and formerly of Duchess Road, Mt. Isa. Passed away suddenly 18th December 2011.

Aged 76 Years

Beloved husband of Lola. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Joann and Paul, Joseph "Sep" and Brenda, Gary and Anneke, Kathy and Geoff. Much loved Opa to Paul, Lorna, Lullianne, Christina, Josef, Jodie, Trevor, Hugh, Elena, Jessica, James, Makayla and Great Opa to Alouise and Charlie. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle to all his family in Australia and Austria.

Relatives and friends of Josef, Lola and family are warmly invited to attend JOSEF'S Farewell Service to be held at "Thisildoo", 270 Poulsen Road, Carters Ridge via Cooroy on Friday, 30th December 2011 at 11.00am. A Memorial Service will be held in Mount Isa at a date to be determined in the New Year. A notice will be placed in the local paper.
Donation in lieu of flowers to The Prince Charles Hospital greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

PRATT, Kevin Frederick
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Cooinda Street, Gympie. Passed away 21st December 2011.
Aged 77 Years.
Beloved father and father-in-law of Karen & Graham Rigby, Katrina & Phillip Morsch, and Kevin. Loving grandfather of Corey & Tracey, Jeanna & John, Bradley & Karley and great-grandfather to Eleanor, Lacey and Keannan.
Relatives and friends of PRATTY and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, tomorrow, Friday 23rd December 2011 at 10.00am.

LANCASTER, Maureen Majella
Late of Amy Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 19th December 2011 surrounded by her loving family.
Aged 58 Years.
Beloved wife of the late Graeme Lancaster. Adored mother and mother-in-law of David and Leah, Sarah and Shannon, Ben, Rebekah and A.J., Jacob and Alana. Cherished "Noni" to Oliver, Noah, Madeline and Asher.
Maureen will be lovingly remembered as a wonderful daughter, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law, niece, aunt and dear friend to so many.
"Rest peacefully with all our love."
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 Friday 23rd December 2011 at 11.00am followed by a Private Close Family Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

VISINI, Beatrice Mary
Late of Cedar Pocket, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Grevillea Gardens Retirement Centre 16th December 2011.
Aged 89 Years
Beloved wife of the late Andrea "Andrew" Visini. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Amanda, Adrian (dec'd), Perine, Kerry (dec'd), Anthony, Craig, Ambrose, Auriette, Jenny, Dallas, Marion and their families. Much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt to Marie, Keith and their families.
Relatives and friends of Beatrice and family are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Beatrice's Life to be held in the St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Thursday, 22nd December 2011 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

CLARKSON, Donald Walter
Late of Robert Road, Chatsworth via Gympie. Peacefully 15th December 2011 following a brief illness.
Aged 83 Years
Loving husband of Daphne. Loving D and D-L to Rodney and Lindy, Heather and David Meurant, Ian and Lynne. Proud GD to Robert, Daniel, Erin, James and Tegan.
Relatives and friends of Don are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 20th December 2011 at 11.00am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Multiple Sclerosis Society of Qld greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the Service.

COHALAN, Neil Douglas
Late of Fitzpatrick Road, The Dawn. Result of a tragic accident 11th December 2011.
Aged 68 Years.
Beloved husband of Audrey. Dearly loved father, father-in-law and grandfather of Sharon, Julie, Kay and their families.
Relatives and friends of Neil, Audrey and family are respectfully invited to attend NEIL'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 19th December 2011 at 1.30pm.

NOBBS, Mona Katie
Late of Winston House Retirement Centre and formerly of Myall Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 7th December 2011.
Aged 97 Years
Beloved wife of the late Harold Nobbs. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Beryl and Bevan (dec'd) Polkinghorne, Tom and Dalma, Heather (dec'd) and Richard Francis and their families. Much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt of Dolly, Ivy, Norma and their families.
Relatives and friends of Mona 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, 14th December 2011 at 10.30am. followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Winston House greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

FRESHNEY, Maud
Late of Cooinda Home for the Aged and formerly of Pine Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 7th December 2011.
Aged 92 Years.
Beloved wife of the late George Freshney. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Bernie and Gail, Rod and Bernice, Neville and Merle (both dec'd). Much loved grandma of Brian (dec'd), Michelle and Terry, Suzie and Peter, Lisa, Hank and great-grandma to Connor, Maggie, Liam, Finley and Thomas.
Relatives and friends of Maud and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 12th December 2011 at 1.30pm followed by a Committal Service at the Tiaro Cemetery at 3.30pm.

ORGAN, Joyce Violet
ORGAN
Joyce Violet
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre, Channon Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 6th December 2011.
Aged 85 Years.
Beloved wife of the late Eric William Organ who passed away 7th December 2007. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother of Janice & John Areora, Ian & Cris, Brian & Ros, Greg & Maree, Gary & Alma, Kevin & Judy and their families. Much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt.
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 Monday 12th December 2011 at 11.00am. followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

PALMER, Frederick Henry 'Fred'
Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre, Gympie and formerly of The Dawn and Imbil. Passed away peacefully 6th December 2011.

Aged 91 Years.

Beloved husband of Elizabeth 'Bess'. Loving father and father-in-law of Len & Heather. Grandfather of John & Lee, and Colin. Sadly missed brother of Bob & Myrtle, Mavis (dec'd), and Allan (dec'd). Brother-in-law of Viv (dec'd) & Betty (dec'd), Doug (dec'd) & Edna, Len (dec'd) & Fay. Cherished uncle to their families.

Relatives and friends of Fred, Bess and family are respectfully invited to attend FRED'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday 13th December 2011 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.