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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.  


CARR, Hilda Elizabeth
Late of Morayfield. Passed away unexpectedly 2nd October 2011.
Aged 88 Years.
Beloved widow of the late Stan Carr. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Josie, Paul (dec'd), Carol, Kevin and their families.
Privately Interred.

SCHRODTER, Phyllis
Passed away peacefully in the care of the Gympie Nursing Centre 12th September 2011. Formerly of Zillmere and Nundah.
Aged 91 Years.
Beloved widow of the late Norman Schrodter. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother of Annette, Janice, Patricia and their families.
Relatives and friends of PHYLLIS and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Pinaroo Lawn Cemetery Chapel followed by an interment on Tuesday 18th October 2011 at 11.00am.

HILLCOAT, Doris Jean
Late of Kin Kin Road, Wolvi. Passed away 13th October 2011.
Aged 86 Years.
Beloved wife of the late George Hillcoat. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Kenneth (dec'd), Rita Cooley and Dianne Spence. Loving Grandmother of Susan, Julie, Karen, Cassandra, Gina, Shane, Deanne, Mark, Jason, Janita and Faron. Much loved Great-grandmother of 26 and Great-great-grandmother of 3.
Loving sister of Mervyn (dec'd). Sister-in-law and aunt to Her Famliy.
Relatives and Friends of DORIS and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 17th October 2011 at 1pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

RENWICK, William (Bill)
Late of Zion Retirement Village, formerly Wolvi. Passed away 7th October 2011.
Aged 91 Years.
Husband of Jean, father and father-in-law of Ann & Hugh Johnston and Tom & Donna Renwick. Grampa to Ewen, David, Katie, Julie & Adam. Great Grampa to Hannah, Taya & Charles.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Memorial Service at Zion Lutheran Church, Nash Street, Gympie on Wednesday 12th October 2011 at 1.30pm.
Privately Cremated.

HARRISON, Sonja Luisa
Of Gympie and Tin Can Bay and formerly of Southport, Gold Coast.
Passed away 8th October 2011.
Aged 40 Years.
Dearly loved daughter of Denise and Michael, granddaughter of Nan Boyd (dec'd), Fran & Pop Harrison (dec'd).
Family and friends are warmly invited to attend a Celebration of SONJA'S Life to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday 12th October 2011 at 2.00pm.
No flowers by request. Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

TURVEY, Claude Charles
Late of Benson Road, Gympie. Passed away in the care of the Gympie Nursing Centre on the 9th October 2011.
Aged 80 Years.
Father of Michelle and Brett. Loving brother, brother-in-law and uncle to His family. Sadly missed by all of His family, and His friends at the Gympie Golf Club.
Relatives and friends of CLAUDE are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday 12th October 2011 at 11.30am.

HILLCOAT, Matthew Blaik
Left us suddenly 8th October 2011.
Aged 16 Weeks.
Beloved infant son of Dan & Kristine Hillcoat. Loved brother to James. Treasured grandson of Dawn & Jim (dec'd) Hillcoat, Alec & Maureen Adamson. Great grandson to Geoff & Vi Hillcoat, Bob & Margaret (dec'd) Bradford, Louisa O'Mara (dec'd). Matthew will be sadly missed & lovingly remembered by his many aunts, uncles and their families.
Relatives and friends of Dan, Kristine and family are warmly invited to attend the Funeral Service of their beloved son MATTHEW to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 14th October 2011 at 10.00am.

PUNTER, Joyce
Late of Amy Street, Gympie. Passed away Peacefully 9th October 2011.
Aged 76 Years.
Sadly missed by her cousin Del and her Godchildren Karren, Darryl and Desleigh.
Friends of JOYCE are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday 13th October 2011 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

RICHTER, Joan Mirriam
Late of Sorensen Road, Gympie and formerly of Bells Bridge and Beenham Valley. Passed away peacefully 8th October 2011 in the care of Winston House Nursing Home.
Aged 92 Years.
Beloved wife of Cec (dec'd). Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, geat-grandmother and great-great-grandmother of Fay Box, June Brittian, Pam McCabe, Lyn Heidemann, Karen Munday (dec'd), Gail Jessen and their families.
Relatives and friends of JOAN 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, 13th October 2011 at 3pm.

McMASTER, John Alexander
Of Cooloola Cove.
Aged 63 Years
Beloved husband of Heather. Loving father to Cassandra and Trevor and Stepfather to Rhys and Rebecca. Brother to Rosslyn. Grandfather to Cooper and "Poppy John" to Isobel and Madison.
Relatives and friends of John and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 8th October 2011 at 11.30am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

TRIM, Lynette Dell
Late of Jimbour Road, The Palms. Passed away peacefully 4th October 2011 in the care of Nambour Hospital.
Aged 65 Years
Beloved wife of Graham. Dearly loved mother of Lesley and Ben. Loving Nan to Jessie and Josh. Much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt of Dawn, Phil, Wayne, Ashley and their families.
Relatives and friends of Lyn, Graham and family are respectfully invited to attend LYN'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 10th October 2011 at 10.30am.

SMITH, Leslie "Les"
Late of Amy Street, Gympie. Died peacefully 4th October 2011.
Aged 78 Years
Beloved husband of Jean. Dearly loved father, father-in-law of Esther and Peter Visser, Ruth and Ross Baker, David and Helenah Smith. Loving grandad and "GaGa" to Amy, Glenn, Katy, Zac, Ellie, Ava and due to be a great-grandad.
Relatives and friends of Les, Jean and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 7th October 2011 at 1.00pm. followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

SMITH, Olive Evelyn
Passed away peacefully 2nd October 2011 in the care of Grevillea Gardens Retirement Centre and formerly of Cross Street, Gympie.
Aged 92 Years
Beloved widow of the late Bill Smith. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Jeanette and Lionel Muir, Denise and Frank Watson, Pam and Ray Lyon and families.
Relatives and friends of Evelyn and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Church of Christ, Horseshoe Bend, Gympie, TODAY, Wednesday, 5th October 2011 at 10.30am. followed by a Private Cremation.

DAVIS/ALDOUS, Peta-Lauren
Late of Gympie. Passed away unexpectedly in Gladstone, Wednesday 28th September 2011.
Aged 20 years.
Dearly loved Daughter of Glenda and Shane. Loved Sister of Brett and Bobbie. Granddaughter of Hazel and Eric Aldous, and Dawn Patrick (dec’d). Niece and Cousin to many and loved by all.
Relatives and friends of Peta are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Thursday, 6th October 2011 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

SCOTT, Darryl Colin
Late of the Australian Hotel, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 26th September 2011.
Aged 65 Years.
Dearly loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle & great uncle to Shirley & Neville, Barbara, Elaine & Barry, Rodney (dec'd), Noel & Janet and their families. Also a dear friend to many.
Relatives and friends of DARRYL and family are respectfully invited to attend His Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Cemetery, Cartwright Road, Gympie on Thursday 6th October 2011 at 10.00am.
No flowers by request.

SCOTT, Shirley Lynette
Late of Widgee and formerly of Ipswich. Passed away peacefully 25th September 2011.
Aged 59 Years.
Dearly loved mother of Suzie & her partner Darren. Devoted partner of Ken Moir. Loving daughter of Elsie & Les (dec'd). Much loved sister, sister-in-law, aunt & great aunt to Neville & Lorraine, Graham, Brian & their families.
Relatives and friends of Shirley and family are respectfully invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 30th September 2011 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

SALTMARSH, Rhonda Joan
Late of Rocky Ridge Road, Gympie and formerly of Ulverstone, Tasmania. Passed away peacefully 24th September 2011.
Aged 56 Years
Beloved wife of Steve "Salty". Loving sister and sister-in law of Cheryl and John Brennan, Wayne and Rose Crowden, and Rod Crowden (dec'd). Much loved Aunt of Leanne, Aaron and Bree, Richard and Pollyanna.
Privately Cremated

ROSENTHAL, Leo William
Late of Woolgar Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 20th September 2011.
Aged 77 Years
Beloved husband of Veronica. Loving father, father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad of Leea, Letitia, Michael, Nigel, Tony and their families. Also a sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Relatives and friends of Leo, Veronica and family are respectfully invited to attend The Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Leo's Life to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Monday, 26th September 2011 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Leo can be made to the Heart Foundation. Envelopes available at the service.

BOTTERILL, Maureen
Late of Crown Road, Gympie and formerly of Brisbane and Melbourne. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Hospital 22nd September 2011.
Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law and grandmother of Teresa, Stephen, John, Christine and their families. Loving sister of Tony.
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, 30th September 2011 at 2.00pm.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

THOROUGHGOOD, Maxwell Harry "Max"
Late of Beaconsfield Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 22nd September 2011.
Aged 94 Years
Beloved husband of Florence. Loving father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of Barry, Bevan, Neil and their families. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Relatives and friends of Max, Florence and family are respectfully invited to attend MAX'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 27th September 2011 at 1.30pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.