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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
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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.  


HIGGINS, Elaine Merle
Late of Louisa Street, Gympie. Passed away 23rd April 2011.
Aged 82 Years.
Beloved wife of Ernest 'Ned' (dec'd). Loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Derek, Merrilee, Desley, Christine, Darren and their families.
Relatives and friends of ELAINE 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 29th April 2011 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

PROWD, Basil
PROWD
Basil
RAAF 77997
Of Amarina Aged Care - Coolum Beach, formerly of Maroochydore and Gympie.Passed away very peacefully on 17th April, 2011.

Aged 94 years

Very much loved Husband of Evelyn. Loved Father and Father-in-law of Lex and Mary, Noel and Edna, Joy, Garth and Robyn. Cherished Grandpa to his Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Basil’s Funeral Service to be held at St Peter’s Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Thursday 21st April, 2011, commencing at 10.30am. followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery

“Sadly missed by all, forever in our thoughts”

EDWARDS, Audrey Vivian
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Chatsworth. Passed away peacefully 15th April 2011.
Aged 91 Years
Beloved wife of the late Clarence Edwards. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Dawn and Ross (dec'd) Webber, Annette Sutton, Wilfred and Thelma. Much loved grandmother to Trena, Lisa, Justin, Brent, Kylie, Brandon, Jodi, Nikki, Karl and great grandmother to 12. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.
Relatives and friends of Audrey and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 19th April 2011 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

JEFFERY, Gwendoline Agnes
Passed away in the Care of the Gympie Nursing Centre 14th April 2011. Aged 86 years.
Formerly of Goomeri, Gallangowan and Cooran.
Beloved wife of Bill. Much loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother of Ron and Glenda, Colin (Dec'd), Mary and Neville Brown, Allan and Diane and families. Survived by her loving sister Gloria and husband Bill Giles.
Relatives and friends of Gwen 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 April 18th 2011 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

KRAFFT, Maurice William
Late of Emerald Drive and formerly of 'Carmyle', Sexton. Passed away 11th April 2011.
Aged 88 Years.
Dear husband of Eileen (dec'd). Brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Lambert & Yvonne, Jean and their families
Relatives and friends of MAURIE 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, 15th April 2011 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Maurie to Guide Dogs Qld greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

ANDERSON, Shirley Janette
Late of Winston House Retirement Centre, Gympie and formerly of Mooloo. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Hospital, 8th April 2011.
Aged 83 Years
Beloved wife of the late Herb Anderson. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of David and Margaret, Fay and Alec. Much loved grandmother to 9 and great-grandmother to 6. Cherished sister, sister-in-law and aunt.
Nanna Shirley will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all her family and many friends.
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 Wednesday, 13th April 2011 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers in memory of Shirley to the Royal Flying Doctor Service greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

TODD, Jeannie
Late of Noosa Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Hospital, 8th April 2011.
Aged 54 Years
Beloved mother of Leeroy, Keera and Alisha. Much loved Nanna to her 4 lovely grandchildren.
Relatives and friends of Jeannie and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Farewell Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 15th April 2011 at 10.00am.

LYNCH, Imelda Eva
Late of St Patrick's Villa and formerly of Alfred Street, Gympie.
Aged 86 Years
Beloved widow of the late Joe Lynch. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother "GRANDMA", "MACCA" of Clare and Bevan McAulay, Mark and Mary, Helen and Tarmo Tossavainen, Pauline and Stuart Moodie and families.
Relatives and friends of Imelda and family are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Thanksgiving and Celebration of Her Life to be held in the St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Tuesday, 12th April 2011 at 10.30am followed by a Private Family Committal at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium.

HUMBLES, Merrell Dorn
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully 6th April 2011.
Family and friends are invited to "Have a Cuppa and a Chat" as A Celebration of Merrell's Life to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 11th April 2011 at 10.00am

GOLLSCHEWSKI, Margaret Annie
Late of Tewantin and formerly of Gympie. Passed away 4th April 2011.
Aged 76 Years.
Beloved wife of Noel. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Michael & Sue, Jo-anne & Dana, Steve & Rebecca, Craig & Vivien. Cherished grandma of Benjamin, Klaire, Luke, Matthew, Kirsten, Amy, Samuel, Joshua, Tom and Kate. Great-grandma of Poppy and Max. Sadly missed by Nell and all of the Gollschewski family.
Relatives and friends of Margaret, Noel and family are warmly invited to attend MARGARET'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Rd, Gympie, on Monday 11th April 2011 at 1.30pm.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Lions Australia greatly appreciated.

JAMESON, Geoffrey Peter Charles
Late of Zealous Court, Cooloola Cove and formerly of Carina, Brisbane. Passed away suddenly 29th March 2011.
Aged 61 Years
Loving father of Jai and Godfather of Liam. Devoted friend to Jeff and Julie. Brother to Michelle and Jennifer.
Family and friends would like those who knew Geoffrey to join with them to wish him a peaceful journey, to be held at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 7th April 2011 at 10.30am.

TABERNER, Brian John
Late of Derrilin Drive, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 2nd April 2011 in the care of the Gympie Nursing Centre.
Aged 74 Years.
Beloved husband of Margaret. Loving Father, Father-in-law, Granddad and Great-granddad to Beth, Robert, Cath, Robin, Jeanette and their families. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Relatives and friends of Brian, Margaret and family are warmly invited to attend BRIAN'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Rd, Gympie, on Friday 8th April 2011 at 2pm.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

DELAMOTTE-THOMAS, Lucy Marie
Late of Old Maryborough Road, Gympie. Taken unexpectedly 30th March 2011.
Aged 19 Years
Beloved daughter of Yvette.
Relatives and friends Lucy are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of Lucy's Life to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 4th April 2011 at 2.00pm

GRAINGER, Florence Irene
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre & formerly of Amamoor. Passed away 29th March 2011.
Aged 94 Years.
"A Remarkable Lady"
Loving wife of Frank (dec'd). Mother and mother-in-law of Maureen & Fern (dec'd) Greenslade, Rod & Bev Grainger and Glenda & Peter Ebert. Cherished Grandmother and Great Grandmother to their children.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of Irene's Life to be held in St.Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Monday, 4th April 2011 at 10.00am, followed by a Private Committal Service at the Kandanga Cemetery.

WARD, Elizabeth "Mary"
Late of Lillis Road, Gympie. Passed away 27th March 2011.
Aged 61 Years
Dearly beloved wife of Darryl. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Janet Shelton, Katy & Clay Regeling, and of Elizabeth Ward. Loving Nana to Thomas, Vanessa & Hayden. Loving daughter-in-law to Roy Ward & sister, sister-in-law and aunt to her family.
Relatives and friends of Mary, Darryl and family are warmly invited to attend MARY'S Funeral Service to be held in the Church of Christ, Horseshoe Bend, Gympie on Friday, 1st April 2011 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

GIBB, Kenneth Robert
Late of Tin Can Bay. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Hospital 28th March 2011.
Aged 63 Years
Beloved father of Corey. Dearly loved brother of Ann, Stan, Joy and uncle to their families.
A Farewell for Ken will be held at the Anzac Memorial behind the Tin Can Bay RSL on Thursday, 31st March 2011 at 8.00am

COOPER, Dorothy Olver
Of SPIRITUS NEILSON HOME, GREENSLOPES

Passed away 26th March, 2011 at Greenslopes Private Hospital

DEVOTED & LOVING WIFE OF STANLEY (DECEASED)

LOVING MOTHER OF PAM & MOTHER IN LAW OF ERROL

DAUGHTER OF HENRY CROSS & ANNIE MARIA (nee SORENSEN) OF JONES HILL , GYMPIE

SISTER OF LILY, WILLIAM & LESLIE

AUNT OF RAY CLARK

GRANDAUGHTER OF BENJAMIN CROSS & ELIZABETH JANE (nee OLVER) OF PIALBA

GRANDAUGHTER OF JOHN SORENSEN (DENMARK) AND ANNIE MARIA (nee NEVIN)

GREAT GRANDAUGHTER OF GYMPIE PIONEERS JOHN & KATE NEVIN FROM TIPPERARY , IRELAND

THE FAMILY WISH TO THANK THE STAFF OF NEILSON HOME FOR THEIR DEDICATED CARE OF ‘PENNY’.



COOPER, STANLEY JAMES

PASSED AWAY 26TH JANUARY, 2004 Aged 78 years

AT HIS REQUEST, STANLEY’S BODY WAS DONATED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF QLD AND HIS ASHES ARE NOW TO BE INTERRED WITH HIS BELOVED ‘PENNY’.

LOVING & DEVOTED HUSBAND OF DOROTHY

BELOVED FATHER OF PAM AND FATHER IN LAW OF ERROL

SON OF AUGUSTUS AND ALICE ESTANBOROUGH COOPER OF ENGLAND

BROTHER OF ERNIE & LESLEY, UNCLE TO STEVE, COLIN, BETTY, FAY & LESLIE

RELATIVES & FRIENDS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE GRAVESIDE FUNERAL SERVICE TO BE HELD AT THE GYMPIE CEMETERY ON THURSDAY MARCH 31st 2011 at 10.00am

"ETERNALLY TOGETHER IN GOD’S CARE"

MITCHELL, George Leonard
Late of The Dawn. Passed away peacefully 23rd March 2011 in the care of the Gympie Private Hospital.
Aged 76 Years
Much loved husband of Mary. Loving father of Charyn, Trevor and Alex. Sadly missed "Pappy" to Isabel, Jack, Sophie, Shannon and Kellie. Loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle to His family.
Relatives and friends of George, Mary and family are warmly invited to attend GEORGE'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 28th March 2011 at 10.30am.
Donations in lieu of flowers and in memory of George to RSPCA greatly appreciated.

CHANCELLOR, Margaret Julia
In the gentle care of Cooinda Hostel, Gympie, 23rd March 2011. Aged 83 years.
Formerly of Adelaide, South Australia.
Wife of John (Deceased).
Loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother of Gwendolyne and Jack (Dec'd) and Max Rogers and families, Ann and Peter Ryan and family, Christopher and Christine Chancellor and family.
Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, Tomorrow, Saturday March 26th 2011 at 10.30am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Cooinda Hostel greatly appreciated.

STEHBENS (nee Young), Gladys
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Cooinda Hostel and Dell Court, Kingaroy.
Aged 93 years.
Loving sister of Hilda Rosewell, James Young, William Young (All Deceased) and Ruby Pronger.
Relatives and friends of Gladys are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday March 29th 2011 at 2.30pm.