Gympie Funerals - incorporating Cooloola Coast Crematorium and Lake View Memorial Gardens
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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.  


GILL, Steven Ronald
Of Pacey Street, Gympie and formerly of Yandina.
Aged 45 Years
Husband of Andrea. Father of Zoe, Stepfather to Alexis, Ashley and Jake. Son of Ronald (dec'd) and Heather Gill. Brother of Alan, brother-in-law and uncle to his family.
Relatives and friends of Steven, Andrea and family are respectfully invited to attend STEVEN'S Farewell Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 26th September 2011 at 2.00pm.

SANKEY, Gloria Aileen
Late of Tewantin. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre 20th September 2011.
Aged 79 Years
Beloved wife of the late Joe Sankey. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Darryl, Trevor and Jilly, Jenny and Phil (dec'd) Sullivan, Helen and Chum (dec'd) Ward, Margaret and Steve Harvey. Loving grandma to 11 and great-grandma to 5. Much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt of Neil, Winston, Bernie (all dec'd), Rodney, Peter and their families.
Relatives and friends of Gloria and family are respectfully invited to attend GLORIA'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 27th September 2011 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Tewantin Cemetery at 2.00pm.

PEARCE, Herbert George "Sailor"
Late of Cullinane Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 20th September 2011.
Aged 89 Years
Beloved husband of Edith "Bub". Loving father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of Maree, Cheryl, Karen, Tony and their families. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Relatives and friends of Sailor, Bub and family are respectfully invited to attend SAILOR'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 23rd September 2011 at 3.00pm.

FARLEY, Coral June
Late of Wards Road, Glenwood. Passed away peacefully 18th September 2011.
Aged 76 Years
Beloved wife of Robin. Loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Tony, Danny, Brett, Lee and their families.
Sadly Missed and Lovingly Remembered
Relatives and friends of Coral, Robin and family are respectfully invited to attend CORAL'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 23rd September 2011 at 10.00am.

CARTWRIGHT, Beryl Jean
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of River Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 19th September 2011.
Aged 94 Years
Beloved wife of the late Noel Cartwright. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Don and Colleen. Much loved Grandma to Michael and Selena, Greg and Jodi, and Little Grandma to Alex and Amber.
Relatives and friends of Beryl and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 26th September 2011 commencing at 10.00am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

YANN, Leslie John "Les"
Late of Glen Eden Drive, Gympie and formerly of Blackbutt. Passed away suddenly 17th September 2011.
Aged 62 Years
Beloved husband of Chris. Loving father and father-in-law of Donna and Wayne Sorrensen. Adored "Pop" of Daniel and Emma. Much loved brother of Ken. Sadly missed brother-in-law, uncle and cousin to his family.
Relatives and friends of Les, Chris 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, 23rd September 2011 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

SUTTON, Raymond Clarence "Ray"
Late of Carlson Road, Kybong. Passed away suddenly 16th September 2011.
Aged 84 Years
Beloved husband of Del. Much loved father and father-in-law of Craig and Janine, Scott and Wendy, Curtis and Leanne. Loving and sadly missed grandpa. Also a loving brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Relatives of Ray, Del and family are respectfully invited to attend RAY'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 22nd September 2011 at 2.30pm.
Donations in lieu of flowers to the Salvation Army Gympie greatly appreciated.

SPELLMAN, Leon Patrick
Late of Gympie Road, Tin Can Bay. Passed away peacefully at home in the care of his loving family 17th September 2011.
Aged 69 Years
Beloved husband of Eunice. Much loved father of Jackie, Stephen and Michelle. Loving grandad to Brody, Jake and Scott.
Relatives of Leon, and family are invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 21st September 2011 at 1.30pm.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

HALES, Beryl Dawn
Late of Oxford Crest Retirement Village, Gympie and formerly of Brooloo. Passed away peacefully in the care of Winston House 16th September 2011.
Aged 80 Years
Loving wife of Frank (dec'd). Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Barb & Darcy, Val, Vince & Kerrie, Lin, Frankie, Sandy, Athol & Lyn, Beryl, Judy & Carl, and Mark. Grandmother to 25 and Great-grandmother to 10. Also a loving sister, sister-in-law and aunt.
Relatives and friends of BERYL and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 22nd September 2011 commencing at 11.00am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to the McGrath Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service

DAVIS, Barry
Late of Bridge Street, Kilkivan and formerly of Pomona. Passed away suddenly at home 13th September 2011.
Aged 65 Years
Beloved husband of Irene. Loving father, father-in-law, grandfather "Pop", brother, brother-in-law and uncle to his family.
"Barry will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of his family and friends"
Relatives and friends of Barry , Irene and family are warmly invited to attend BARRY'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 16th September 2011 at 3.00pm.

DAVIS, Laureen Ida
Of Gympie, Qld. Passed away peacefully in the care of the Wesley Hospital 13th September 2011. Aged 80 years.


Beloved wife of the late Bert Davis. Dearly loved mother of Carmel and Tony, sister of Allan Elliott, grandmother of Luke and Courtney Davis and sadly missed auntie.

Relatives and friends are warmly invited to attend Laureenís Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 15th September 2011 at 1.00pm followed by a Private Family Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

DOWLING, Audrey Rose "Peg"
Late of "Durham", Gunalda. Passed away in the care of TriCare Nursing Home, Kawana Waters, 12th September 2011.
Aged 90 Years
Beloved widow of the late Jim Dowling. Much loved mother of Margot, Bruce (dec'd), Phillip, & Genell. Mother in law of Ivan, Kerry, Sue, & Gordon. Grandmother of, Simon, Kristina, Craig, Kim, Sharon, Stuart, Arna, James, Matthew & Rachel. Dearly loved Great grand-Mama of Ruby, Madleine, Sheridan, Audrey, Thomas and Claudia.
Relatives and friends of Peg and family are respectfully invited to attend PEG'S Funeral Service to be held in the Red Hill Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Thursday, 15th September 2011 at 11.00am.

DRAHEIM, Everard Christian "Ev"
Passed away peacefully in the Care of Cooinda Hostel, Gympie 9th Sept. 2011. Formerly of Douglas Street, Murgon.
Aged 88 years.
Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Draheim. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great grandfather of Rhonda Kahler, Marshall and Annette, Kristine and Martin Tweedie, Kerry (Dec'd), Graeme (Dec'd) and families.
Relatives and friends of Ev and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue (opposite the Tabinga Cemetery), Kingaroy, Wednesday September 14th 2011 at 10.30am.

MATTHEWS, Gladys Sylvia
Passed away in the Care of Cooinda Hostel 6th Sept 2011. Aged 90 years.
Formerly of Traveston.
Beloved widow of the late William "Bill" Matthews. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother of Valerie and Lester Cain, Christine (Dec'd), Robin and Desley, Kenny and Gail, Toni and Gordon MacRae, Michael (Dec'd) and families.
Relatives and friends of Gladys are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held at the GRAVESIDE, Gympie Cemetery on Friday September 16th 2011 at 11.00am.

NISSEN, Violet Olive "Vi"
Passed away unexpectedly and peacefully 9th September 2011 in the care of Cooinda Hostel. Formerly of River Road, Gympie.
Aged 94 Years
Beloved widow of the late Buck Nissen. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Denis and Lesley, Kevin and Wendy, Jan and John Rackemann, John and Toni, Mark and families.
Relatives and friends of Vi and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Zion Lutheran Church, O'Connell Street, Gympie on Wednesday, 14th September 2011 at 11.00am.

SALLAWAY, Joan Isabelle
Late of Diggings Road, Glastonbury. Formerly of Melrose Place, Runcorn, Brisbane.
Aged 76 Years
Beloved widow of the late Kenneth Noel Sallaway. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Kenneth, Mervyn, Noel, and Geoffrey. Loving "Grandma" to Ben, Sam, Charmaine and Tariq.
Relatives and friends of Joan and family are respectfully invited to attend JOAN'S Funeral Service to be held in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Sorensen Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 13th September 2011 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

MORRISON, Olive June
Passed away in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre 7th September 2011. Formerly of Jew Street, Tin Can Bay.
Aged 84 Years.
Beloved wife of Cliff. Much loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Jill, Lynelle, Terrina, Peter, Bradley, Brandt, Russell and families.
Relatives and friends of Olive, Cliff and family are respectfully invited to attend OLIVE'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 12th September 2011 at 2.00pm.
No flowers by request

SOANES, Jean Catherine
Passed away in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre 7th September 2011. Formerly of Oyster Parade, Tin Can Bay.
Aged 88 Years.
Beloved widow of the late Eric Soanes. Much loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and great great-grandmother of Elizabeth (dec'd), Eric, Susan and their families.
Relatives and friends of Jean and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held GRAVESIDE at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery, Rainbow Beach Road, Cooloola Cove on Wednesday, 14th September 2011 at 10.30am

FERGUSON, Cheryl
Late of Cooloola Cove and formerly of Melbourne. Passed away 4th September 2011.
Aged 62 Years
Beloved wife of Mike. Loving Mother of Michelle and Deb. Sadly missed Nanna of Indy.
Relatives and friends of CHERYL are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 9th September 2011 at 1.30pm.
No flowers by request.

CULKIN, Ashley John "Ash"
Late of Arborfour Road, Glenwood and formerly of Bodangora, NSW. Passed away suddenly 27th August 2011.
Aged 65 Years
Beloved Husband of Yvonne. Father of Lisa Marie and Sharon. Sadly missed by all of His Grandchildren. Loving brother, brother-in-law and uncle to His family.
Relatives and friends of Ash, Yvonne and family are respectfully invited to attend ASH'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday,12th September 2011 at 10.30am.