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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.  


CHAMBERLAYNE, Olive Gertrude
Died peacefully 2nd March 2011 in the Care of Winston House Retirement Centre, Gympie surrounded by her children. Formerly of Goomeri. Aged 89 years.
Beloved widow of the late Gordon Chamberlayne. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother of Faye and Tom (Dec'd) Holding, Cecily and Stacey Reinhardt, Peter and Ruth Chamberlayne, Gai and William Lehmann, Neil Smith and families.

"Gone to be with Jesus"

Relatives and friends of Olive and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Church of The Epiphany Anglican Church, Goomeri on Tuesday March 8th 2011 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Goomeri Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Winston House Retirement Centre greatly appreciated.

HODGES, Russell James
Late of Sinnamon Village and formerly of The Gap and Gympie. Passed away Tuesday, 22nd February 2011.
Aged 59 Years.
Loving husband of Glenys. Father of Max and Jack. Son of the late Hon. Max and Rita Hodges. Brother of Glenice and Pauline (both dec'd).
Relatives and friends of RUSSELL and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in St Mark's Anglican Church, Cnr. Waterworks Road and Kullaroo Street, The Gap, Brisbane on Thursday, 3rd March 2011 at 11.00am

ALLEN, Charles John "Charlie"
Late of McIntosh Creek Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at Nambour, 26th February 2011.
Aged 77 Years
Beloved husband of Joyce. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, granddad "Charlie" and great-granddad of Michael, Debbie and Peter and their families. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Pat, Vincent and their families.
Relatives and friends of Charlie, Joyce and family are respectfully invited to attend His Graveside Service to be held at the Gympie Cemetery, Corella Road, Gympie on Friday, 4th March 2011 at 10.00am

STEELE, Georgina Cheryl May
Late of Oxford Crest, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre, 25th February 2011.
Aged 63 Years
Loving wife of Ray. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Shane, Michael, Nicole and Steven. Sadly missed Nanna of Kiyua, Harley, Dana, Corey, Michael, Maddie, and Logan. Much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt of Gladys and Russell Martoo, George (dec'd) and Rose and their families.
Relatives and friends of Gina are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 2nd March 2011 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

CRONIN, Frederick Laurence 'Fred'
Late of Cooinda Aged Care and formerly of Cooroy and Widgee. Passed away 20th February 2011.
Aged 85 Years
Husband of Zari. Father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather 'Pop' of Laurie, Gary (dec'd), Tony, Rhonda, Jim, Vince, Rosarii, Kate and their families. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Relatives and friends of FRED and family are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for His Life to be held in St. Patricks Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday 25th February 2011 at 1pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Fred can be made to Cooinda Aged Care.

CORK, Maurice "Jim"
Late of Rainbow Beach and formerly of Toowoomba. Passed away after a short illness 17th February 2011.
Aged 88 Years.
Beloved husband of Dawn (dec'd). Loving father of Heather (dec'd), David and Susan. Sadly missed granddad and great granddad.
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 Wednesday, 23rd February 2011 at 10.30am.

GRESHAM, Edwin William "Eddie"
Late of Gresham Road, Kybong. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Hospital, 17th February 2011.
Aged 72 Years
Beloved husband of June. Dearly loved father, father-in-law and Poppy of Penny, Karen, Brett, Ray and their families. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Ernie (dec'd), Laureen, Shirley and their families.
" I know where I'm going"
Relatives and friends of Eddie, June and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Monday, 21st February 2011 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

VAN MIERLO, Hendricus Antonious Maria
Late of Cassia Court, Gympie and formerly of Melbourne. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving wife and family, 14th February 2011.
Aged 66 Years
Beloved husband of Jan. Dearly loved father, father-in-law and Opa of Ken, Sue, Jayne, Carla and their families. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Relatives and friends of Henk and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, TODAY, Thursday 17th February 2011 at 2pm.
Donations in memory of Henk can be made to Little Haven Palliative Care.

HAYES, John Graham
Late of Duke Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on 15th February 2011. Aged 47 Years.
Loved partner of Jessie. Much loved father of Alisha, John, Bec, James, Sky, Katie, Marcus and Stormy. Grandfather of Jennifer, Zoey and Taylor, Michael, Elgin and Tyler. Sadly missed brother of Charles, Maureen, Bronwyn and Peter and close friend of Glenn & Kathy.
Relatives and friends of John and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 21st February 2011 at 10.30am.

ARTHUR, Susanne Margaret "Sue"
Of Rainbow Beach. Passed away peacefully following a long illness 12th February 2011. Aged 57 years.
Beloved wife of Paul. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of David and Gillian and of Tony. Loving Nanny to Keira and Sienna. Dearly loved daughter of Ned Doggett. Sue will be remembered as a loving sister, sister-in-law, aunt, teacher and friend who will be sadly missed by all.
Relatives and friends of Sue 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 February 18th 2011 at 1.00pm.
Donations in lieu of flowers to The McGrath Foundation greatly appreciated.

WEBER, Mervyn Edward "Merv"
Passed away peacefully 14th February 2011 in the Care of The Noosa Private Hospital. Aged 92 years.
Formerly of Kandanga and The Dawn.
Beloved husband of Joyce (Dec'd). Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great grandfather of Margaret and Russell Grainger, Warren and Sandra, Neville and Chris, Evelyn and Malcolm Kerr and families. Survived by Hazel Nicholson, Nesta Steele and Alan Weber.
Relatives and friends of Merv and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday February 17th 2011 at 10.30am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care if preferred.

MURPHY, John Leslie Mervyn "Merv"
Late of Daphne Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 13th February 2011.
Beloved husband of the late Bev Murphy. Loving father of Denise and Phillip. Much loved Pop to Rebecca and Daniel and Great-Pop to Lawson.
Relatives and friends of MERV and family are warmly invited to attend His Farewell Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday February 18th 2011 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

BATES, John Keith
Late of Brice Street, Kandanga. Aged 80 years.
Loving father, father-in-law, grandfather and great grandfather of Les, Jackie and families.
Relatives and friends of John are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday Feb. 10th 2011 at 10.30am.

SMITH, Kathleen Valerie
Late of Wickham St., Gympie.
Aged 88 years. Passed away peacefully 4th Feb. 2011.
Beloved widow of the late Kerry Smith. Dearly beloved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother of Craig and Rell, Wayne and Marilyn, Gail and Lino Morosini and families. Most loved sister to Daphne, Josie (Dec'd) and Francie.
Relatives and friends of Kathleen are respectfully invited to attend The Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Her Life to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Gympie on Friday Feb. 11th 2011 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
"IN GOD'S CARE"

VIDLER, Beryl Irma
Late of Goomboorian. Passed away peacefully at home 5th Feb. 2011. Aged 83 years.
Founder of the Ross Creek Store.
Former wife of the late Roy Vidler. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother of June and Reg Tame, Nancy Eiritz, Marie and Lee Stringfellow and families.
Relatives and friends of Beryl and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday February 9th 2011 at 1.30pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

GILLIES, Johan (nee Sim)
Late of Lower Wonga and formerly of Hastings, New Zealand. Passed away 3rd February 2011.
Aged 85 Years
Beloved wife and best mate of Ike. Dearly loved mother and mother-in law of Johan and Ara, Anne and Winstone, Kay and Phillip. Loving Nanny to Tony, Jackie, Amelia and family. Great-grandmother to Alex, Annabelle, Angus and Saxon. Also a loving sister to Liz, Molly, Jim, John and families.
Relatives and friends of Johan, Ike and family are respectfully invited to attend JOHAN'S Funeral Service to be held in the Surface Hill Uniting Church, Channon Street, Gympie on Wednesday, 9th February 2011 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium.

JORDAN, Joyce Mary
Late of Elizabeth Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 3rd February 2011.
Aged 86 years.
Beloved wife of the late Col Jordan. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother & great grandmother of Michael (dec'd), Jennifer Williamson, Bev Cronin, Kathy Bowen, Helen Jordan and families. Also a loving sister, sister-in-law & aunt to Meryvn (dec'd), Charlie, Doris, Norah, Paul (dec'd) and families.
"Always in our hearts"
Relatives and friends of Joyce and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Cemetery, Corella Road on Tuesday, 8th February 2011 at 2.00pm.

PRIDDY, Phyllis Maud
Late of Sinnamon Village and formerly of Pine Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 2nd February 2011.
Aged 89 years.
Beloved wife of the late Clifford Priddy. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother & great grandmother of Graham & Margaret, Ken & Heather and families.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral Service for PHYLLIS to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 8th February 2011 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
No flowers by request.

TINCKNELL, Muriel May
Late of Gympie and formerly of Kandanga. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre 28th Jan 2011.
Aged 77 years.
Beloved wife of the late Allan Tincknell. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law and grandmother of Bruce, Danny, Alan, Ann, Ian, Lee, Lynette, Naomi and their families. Loving sister, sister-in-law and aunt to Tommy, Gerry, Keith (Dec'd), Nial and families.
Relatives and friends of Muffy 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 February 11th 2011 at 10.30am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to The Gympie Nursing Centre greatly appreciated.

SCOTT, Raymond John
Of Louisa Street, Gympie. Formerly of Rockhampton.
Aged 49 years.
Beloved husband of Maxine. Much loved father of Shonoha and Joshua, Alastair and Jamie, Kylea and Adam. Loving grandad to Kane and Mahalia. Loved son of Alex and Elsie (Dec'd) Scott. Raymond will be also remembered as a loving brother, brother-in-law, uncle and great uncle and will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all.
Relatives and friends of Raymond and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday February 8th 2011 at 1.30pm.