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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.  


O'FARRELL, James Francis "Jim"
Late of Ramsey Road, Gympie and formerly of Kandanga. Passed away peacefully 16th October 2011.
Aged 95 Years
Beloved husband of Laurel. Dearly loved father, step-father, father-in-law, grandfather & great grandfather of Joyce, Margaret, Desley, Stan, Wendy, Kaye, Sherry and their families. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Relatives and friends of Jim, Laurel and family are warmly invited to attend JIM'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 20th October 2011 at 10.30am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes at the service.

CURRO, Philip Anthony
Late of Tin Can Bay and formerly of Ingham. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family 14th October 2011.
Aged 72 Years
Beloved husband of Regine. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather & great grandfather of Catherine, Michael, Katie, Anthony, John and their families. Much loved brother, brother-in-law & uncle to Vicki and her family.
Relatives and friends of Philip, Regine and family are warmly invited to attend PHILIP'S Funeral Service to be held in St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Gympie Road, Tin Can Bay on Thursday, 20th October 2011 at 1.00pm.

BLYTH, Viola Diane "Vi"
Died peacefully 16th October 2011. Aged 85 years.
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Banks Pocket Road, Gympie.
Beloved widow of the late Bill Blyth. Much loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother of Peter, Noela and Neville Reisenleiter, Bobby and Lloyd Smith, Wendy and John Gilchrist and families. Vi will be remembered as a loving sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

"REUNITED WITH BILL IN GOD'S CARE"

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend The Funeral Service for Vi as per Anglican Church Funeral Rites to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday October 20th 2011 at 1.30pm.

WITHY, Donald John
Late of Tin Can Bay and formerly of Port Adelaide, South Australia. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Hospital 13th October 2011.
Aged 79 Years
Beloved husband of the late Marion Withy. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Phyllis & Peter Cheyne. Much loved grandfather & great grandfather to his family. Sadly missed brother of Raelene, brother-in-law to Ruth. Loving mate of Millie.
Don will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of his family and many friends.
Relatives and friends of DON and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 21st October 2011 at 10.00am.

EDSER, Ronald Maurice
Late of Coventry Court, Gympie and formerly of Bald Hills. Passed away peacefully at home 13th October 2011.
Aged 78 Years
Beloved husband of Dorothy. Loving father of Warren, Yvonne (dec'd), Kay, Wayne, Veronica and Debra. Stepfather of Gary, Mark, Allan and Leanne. Much loved "Pa" to 19 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Sadly missed by all of his family and many friends
Relatives and friends of Ron, Dorothy and family are warmly invited to attend RON'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 19th October 2011 at 10.00am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

GERHARDT, Agnes
Late of Ann Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 13th October 2011 surrounded by her loving family.
Aged 87 Years.
Beloved wife of Arthur (dec'd). Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Gloria & George Stevens, Trevor & Suzie, Bev & Peter Sorensen, John & Karen, Heather Marshman, Al & Noela. Much loved and loving Nanna to Kylie & Richard, all of her grandchildren and Great-grandchildren. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt to Perc & Clare and all of Her extended family.
Relatives and Friends of AGNES 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 18th October 2011 at 1pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

McGOWAN, Sylvia Florence
Late of Glenwood and formerly of Bundaberg. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre 10th October 2011.
Aged 90 Years
Lovingly Remembered and Sadly Missed
Privately Cremated

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.