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.  


MODIN, Milton Allan
Late of Rainbow Beach and formerly of Toowoomba. Passed away after a short illness 6th June 2011.
Aged 74 Years.
Beloved husband of Ruth. Loving father and father-in-law of Ricky & Tuppy, Jodie & Gerry, Shelley & Lee. Loved 'Gramps' of Olivia, Georgia, Buddy, Brooke, Summer, Jack and Jordi. Sadly missed by his family in Canada.
Relatives and friends of Milton, Ruth and family are respectfully invited to attend MILTON'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 10th June 2011 at 2pm.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

FERGUSON, Olive May "Sally"
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Mulcahy Terrace, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 3rd June 2011.
Aged 63 Years
Beloved former wife of Robert Webb. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Sheryl and Darren, Lynette and Darryl, Michael and Rebecca. Loving grandmother to Tyson, Tristan, Trudi-Ann, Paul, Telika-Marrie, Storm and Kia. Sadly missed sister,sister-in-law, aunt and great-aunt.
Relatives and friends of Sally and family are warmly invited to attend SALLY'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 10th June 2011 at 10.00am.
It was Sally's request that attendee's please wear bright red and/or yellow colours.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Cancer Council greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

HINCHLIFFE, Desmond William "Des"
Late of Cooinda Home for the Aged and formerly of Sexton. Passed away peacefully 3rd June 2011.
Aged 81 Years
Beloved husband of the late Joan Hinchliffe. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Karen, Neville and Moira, and Julie. Loving grandfather of Holly, Dominique, Anneliese, Caitlin and Charlotte. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Valma and Jim (dec'd) and family.

Relatives and friends of Des and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 8th June 2011 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

DEEN, Hughie
Passed away 1st June 2011 in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre. Formerly of Wolvi.
Aged 89 Years
Beloved husband of Beryl Jean "Billie". Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather "Pa" of Alan and Lynelle, Errol and Wendy, Bruce and Cheryl, Mark and Wanda and families. Loving brother of Eunice, Gaby (dec'd), Mervyn, Dorrie (dec'd) and families.
Relatives and friends of Hughie, Billie and family are respectfully invited to attend HUGHIE'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Monday, 6th June 2011 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

MOLE, Charles William
Late of Wilsons Pocket, Gympie and formerly of Redland Bay. Passed away peacefully 29th May 2011.
Aged 90 Years
Charlie will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all his family and friends.
Privately Cremated

MORRIS, James Thomas "Jim"
Passed away in the Care of Winston House Nursing Home 28th May 2011. Aged 86 years.
Beloved husband of Norma. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Merleen and Michael Stanley, Colin and Jan, Julie and Dave Taschke, Robin and Wayne Quinn, Robert and Naomi, Neil and Kerri, Fred Dattinger (Dec'd). Much loved and loving grandfather and great grandfather to his family.
Relatives and friends of Jim 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 June 3rd 2011 at 10.30am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Blue Care greatly appreciated.

THOMPSON, Raymond Carl
Late of Gympie. Passed away suddenly 28th May 2011.
Loving husband of Alecia (dec'd). Father of Peter and Tracey. Much loved step-father of Heather and Helen, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Sadly missed by all.
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 3rd June 2011 at 2pm.

CONWAY, Carmel Patricia
Formerly of Hughes Terrace, Gympie. Passed away in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre, 27th May 2011.
Aged 79 Years
Loving daughter of the late Albert and Mona Conway. Loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt of Kevin, Bernice, Denis (all dec'd) and their families.
Relatives and friends of Carmel are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Her Life to be offered in the St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Wednesday, 1st June 2011 at 10.30am followed by a Private Cremation.
Donation in lieu of flowers to Cancer Council QLD greatly appreciated.

HIGGINS, Alfred Joseph "Alf"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Murwillumbah, NSW. Passed away peacefully 26th May 2011.
Aged 85 Years
Devoted husband of Evelyn. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of Ray, Robert, Diane, Debbie and their families, Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Relatives and friends of Alf, Evelyn and family are respectfully invited to attend ALF'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 30th May 2011 at 10.00am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to the Royal Childrens Hospital and/or Careflight greatly appreciated.

MILNE, Judith Faye
Late of Bridge Creek Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home in the care of her loving family 23rd May 2011.
Much loved wife of Brian and loving mother of John and Rosie.
Sadly missed by all of her friends and family.
A Private Farewell Service for Jude was held on Thursday 26th May 2011.

GAIN, Lindsay
Passed away peacefully in Gympie, Qld 24th May 2011.
Former Dentist in Griffith.
Loving father and father-in-law of Di & Garry, De & Les. Much loved Grandfather of Nick & Saraha, Jason, Kyle (dec'd), Carl, Sandra, and Great-grandfather of four.
Privately Cremated

FORD, Colonel William "Bill"
Late of Butler Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the Care of the Gympie Private Hospital 24th May 2011. Aged 97 years.
Beloved husband of the late Florence Ford. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of John and Lija, Tim and Chris, Sally and Leo Carkeet. Much loved grandfather of Sophie and Caroline Ford, Michelle and Gerry O'Brien. Loving great grandfather to Jett and Phoenix.
Relatives and friends of Bill are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday May 30th 2011 at 1.30pm.

MELLOR, Edward James "Ted"
Late of Tinbeerwah Road, Cooroy and formerly of Wilsons Pocket, Goomboorian.
Died suddenly 20th May 2011.
Beloved husband of Mary. Loving father of Chloe, father and father-in-law of Ivan & Lynette, Craig & Natalie, Carolyn & Sean. Loving stepfather of Kelli & Grant, Brian & Simone. Much loved grandfather "Popeye" of Michael, Joshua, Tyson, Kirsten, Caitlin, Hudson and soon to be baby Maguire. Also a loved Brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Sadly missed by all of his family and friends
Relatives and friends of TED and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Surface Hill Uniting Church, Channon Street, Gympie on Friday 27th May 2011 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

WALKER, Kenneth Arthur "Ken"
Late of Amamoor. Passed away peacefully in the loving care of his family 25th May 2011.
Aged 56 Years
Loving husband and best friend of Maree. Devoted father & father-in-law of Shane & Belinda, Bobby-Lea & Justin. Adored Grandad to Brock, Jaiden, Harrison & Molly. Cherished son, son-in-law, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many.
"Our hero of Strength"
Relatives and friends of Maree and family are warmly invited to attend KENNY'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 28th May 2011 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Kandanga Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

POWELL, William Stanley "Stan"
Late of Davies Lane, Gympie. Passed away suddenly 24th May 2011.
Aged 71 Years
Beloved husband of Mary. Loving father and father-in-law of Libby and Steve, Bob and Robyn, John and Monika, and Bruce. Sadly missed granddad to Ben, Nick, Alex and Kaitlin.
Relatives and friends of Stan, Mary and family are warmly invited to attend STAN'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 27th May 2011 at 10.00am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to St Vincent de Paul greatly appreciated.

MORELAND, Allen John
Late of James Street, Kilkivan. Passed away peacefully in care of Gympie Hospital after a long illness, 22nd May 2011.
Aged 74 Years
Beloved husband of Gladys. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Maree, Heather, Michael, Susan (dec'd), Henry, Robert and Annett. Cherished "Poppy" to 13 and "Great Poppy" to 9. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Allen will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all his family and many friends.
Relatives and friends of Allen, Gladys and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 26th May 2011 at 1.30pm.
Donation in lieu of flowers to Cancer Council Qld. greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

WHITTLE, Edward John "Jack"
Late of Goomboorian. Passed away in the care of Royal Brisbane Hospital, 19th May 2011.
Aged 83 Years
Beloved husband of Fayre. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Rick and Jennie (dec'd) and Diane, James (dec'd) and Jenny and Bob Wright, Phil and Debbie, Robyn and Bob Powell. Much loved granddad to 13 and great-granddad to 4. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Relatives and friends of Jack, Fayre and family are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Service for Jack to be held in the Church of Christ, Horseshoe Bend, Gympie on Tuesday, 24th May 2011 at 11.00am.

BAYNTUN, Anne Josephine
Late of Jimbour Road, Gympie and formerly of Mundubbera and Nanango. Aged 68 years.
Beloved wife of Len. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Alison, Megan and Raoul Mellish, and Rebecca. Loving grandma to Grace and Ben.
Relatives and friends of Anne and family are warmly invited to attend Her Memorial Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Friday May 27th 2011 at 10.00am followed by a Private Family Committal Service at the Nanango Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

SAKZEWSKI, Julianne Maree
Late of Brisbane and formerly of Gympie. Passed away peacefully 15th May 2011.
Aged 46 Years
Always loved by Richard. Loved daughter of Lorna and Rod Jordan, and Bill Bunker (dec'd). Much loved sister and sister-in-law of Kerryn and Dean Long, Mark and Caroline Bunker, Andrew and Gayle Bunker. Sadly missed aunt of Harrison, Domonic, Bella, Hughie, Katie and Gracie.
Julie will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all her family and friends.
A Private Farewell Service for Julie was held in Gympie on Wednesday, 18th May 2011.

GRIBBLE, James Walter Rae
Late of Power Street, Gympie.
Passed away 10th May 2011.
Beloved husband of Grace (dec'd). Loving father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather 'Pop' to his family.
A Private Farewell Service for James was held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium, Gympie, on Friday 13th May 2011.