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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.  


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.

BOURKE (STAIB), Jonathon Peter Charles
Aged 16 years,
Beloved son of Damon and Michelle and such a loving brother.

The Funeral Service for Jonathon will be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday December 9th at 1.30pm.

HERRIOT, Raymond Kenneth
Late of Whelan Road, Imbil. Died suddenly 2nd December 2011.

Aged 58 Years.

Beloved husband of Marion. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Gillian, Taryn & Luke Dixon, and Travis. Loving Grandad to Maddie. Ray will be remembered as a loving brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of RAY are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 9th December 2011 at 3.30pm.

TOMPKINS, George
Late of Cogan Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 5th December 2011 in the care of the Gympie Hospital, following a short illness.
Aged 81 Years.

Beloved husband of Margaret, Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Geoff & Marilyn, Max & Vicki, Rod & Donna, Russell & Lee, Doug & Lisa. Loving 'Gramps' to 13 Grandchildren and 1 Great-grandchild.

"A Life Well Lived"

Relatives and friends George, Margaret and family are respectfully invited to attend GEORGE'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 9th December 2011 at 10.00am.
Donations in memory of George to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

THATCHER, Patricia Margaret "Pat" (nee Doyle)
Late of Gympie and formerly of Dagun. Passed away 4th December 2011.

Aged 88 Years.

Loving mother and mother-in-law of Patricia & Gary, Ellen & Jeff, Tommy (dec'd), Robyn & John, and Maureen. Much loved Grandma, Great-grandma and sadly missed aunt to Her family.

Relatives and friends of PAT and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in St. Johns Anglican Church, Pine Street, Gympie on Thursday, 8th December 2011 at 1.00pm.

BROWN, Harold David
Late of 'Stockhaven' Mary Valley Road, Long Flat, Gympie and formerly of 'Baywulla', Mount Perry and Samford. Passed away suddenly at home 29th November 2011.

Aged 77 Years

Beloved husband of Pamela. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Kay & Boy-o, Glenn & Gail, Lisa, Jodie & Tony. Much loved Grandad and Great-grandad to their families.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend The Funeral Service for HAROLD to be held in the Samford Valley Community Church, 44 Mount Glorious Road, Samford on Tuesday 6th December 2011, commencing at 11.00am, followed by a Private Cremation.

MERCER, Patricia 'Joan'
Late of Grevillea Gardens Retirement Centre, Gympie and formerly of Bundaberg. Passed away peacefully 28th November 2011.
Aged 83 Years
Beloved wife of Kevin. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Susan & Vince, Penny & Doug, Robyn & Scott, Max, Julie & Alan, Carmel & Graham, John & Roslyn. Cherished Grandmother of 16 and Great-grandmother of 13. Loving sister of Gloria, Joy (dec'd), Dorothy and Lou (dec'd).
Relatives and friends of Joan, Kevin 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 Saturday, 3rd December 2011 at 10.00am.

PHILLIPS, Graham "Dale"
Late of Tin Can Bay and formerly of Kandanga. Passed away peacefully in the care of Cooinda Home for the Aged 26th November 2011.
Aged 72 Years
Beloved husband of Heather. Dearly loved father, father-in-law and grandfather of Linda, Yvonne, Graham and Christine, Peter and Liz, Sherie and Russell and their families. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Glenda and Kevin, Leonie and Michael, Lynette and Tom and their families. Sadly missed son-in-law to Eva.
Relatives and friends of Dale, Heather and family are respectfully invited to attend DALE'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 1st 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.

PRONGER, Ruby
Late of Cooinda Home for the Aged, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Hospital 27th November 2011.
Aged 92 Years
Beloved wife of the late Ted Pronger. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Geoff and Dorothy, Trevor and Elaine, Rodney and Jill, Lynn and Ron, Kenneth and Janelle and their families. Much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt to Hilda, Gladys, Jim, Bill (all dec'd) and their families.
Relatives and friends of Ruby and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 1st December 2011 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donation in lieu of flowers to Gympie Meals on Wheels greatly appreciated.

HAUSKNECHT, Sidney Lyle 'Sid'
Late of Horseshoe Bend, Gympie and formerly of "Curraluen", Curra. Passed away suddenly at home 21st November 2011.
Aged 67 Years.
Beloved partner of Anne. Loving step-father of Michelle and Cheryl and 'Pop' to David, Bronson, Jackson, Samantha and Joshua. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law, uncle and nephew to his family.
Relatives and friends of Sid, Anne and family are warmly invited to attend SID'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 30th November 2011 at 10.00am.
Donations in lieu of flowers and in memory of Sid to a charity of your choice.

BANKS, Ross Francis
Late of Popes Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 23rd November 2011.
Aged 70 Years.
Beloved husband of Glenys. Dearly loved father, father-in-law and grandfather of Gary & Karen, Stephen, Mark & Renee, Amanda & Peter McNutt and their families.
Relatives and friends of Ross, Glenys and family are warmly invited to attend ROSS' Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 28th November 2011 at 11.00am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

STOKES, Lilian Dorothy "Lil" "Lily"
Late of Curra and formerly of Adelaide. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family 22nd November 2011.
Aged 86 Years.
Beloved wife of the late Jack Stokes. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Ralph and Elaine, Linda and Dale, Eric and Xandre. Much loved grandmother of Susan, Wendy, Douglas, Joanne, Tanya, Kristie, James, Nathan, Hayley, Danielle, Brenton and great-grandmother to many.
Relatives and friends of LIL and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 29th November 2011 at 10.30am.

TOMPKINS, Margaret
Late of Winston House Nursing Home and formerly of O'Connell Street and Louisa Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the presence of her family 18th November 2011.
Aged 89 Years.
Dearly beloved wife of Fred (dec'd). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Pamela & Barry (dec'd) Denman, and Peter. Loving Grandma and Great-grandma (GGM) of Tricia, Ken, Roxanne, Drew and their families. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.
Relatives and friends of MARGARET 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 25th November 2011 at 1.00pm.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Cancer Council Qld greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

TIERNEY, Heather Jean (neeWalker)
Late of Tozer Park Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 16th November 2011.
Aged 88 years.
Beloved wife of Joe. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Noel & Julie Tierney, Jenny & Ken Mason. Devoted Grandmother to Lee, Jodie, Michael and David. Much adored Great Grandmother to Tilah, Slater and Chelsea . Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.
Relatives and friends of Heather, Joe and family are respectfully invited to attend HEATHER'S Funeral Service to be held in the St. Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie, on Wednesday 23rd November 2011 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.