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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.  


WARD, Joan Amy Elizabeth
Aged 80 Years.
Passed away peacefully at home with her loved ones by her side.
Adored mother of Leigh-Anne and dearly loved grandmother of William. Dearly loved widow of Ronnie.
Much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt of Ron, Jack, Dotsie, Noel, Patty, Norma, Dick and Peter (all dec'd), Dully, Ned and their families.
Loved by all who knew her.
Relatives and friends of JOAN and family are warmly invited to attend Her Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Cemetery, Cartwright Road, Tomorrow, Friday 25th March 2011 at 1.30pm.
Sleeping Peacefully
Donations in lieu of flowers and in memory of Joan to Little Haven Palliative Care by Joan's request.

O'MARA, Louisa (formerly Stratford)
Late of Wolvi and formerly of Bauple and Maryborough.
Aged 95 Years
Beloved widow of the late Matt Stratford and Jack O'Mara. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and great great-grandmother of Albert and Elaine Stratford, Ken and Chris and Val (dec'd) Stratford, Gloria Brackin, Dawn and Jim (dec'd) Hillcoat, Ronnie and Lynne Stratford and families.
Relatives and friends of Louisa and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be in the Tiaro Memorial Hall, Mayne Street, Tiaro on Wednesday, 16th March 2011 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Tiaro Cemetery.

LACEY, Eric John
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Bent Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 5th March 2011.
Aged 88 Years
Beloved husband of the late Gwen Lacey. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of Merv, Joan, Tommy, Nancy, Judy, Silvia (dec'd), Max, Sue and their families. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
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 Monday, 14th March 2011 at 10.00am

SUTTIE, Roger Thomas
Late of Woolooga via Gympie. Passed away suddenly 5th March 2011.
Aged 70 Years
Beloved Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to his family.
Relatives and friends of Roger are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held Graveside at the Moura Cemetery, Theodore Road, Moura on Saturday, 12th March at 11.00am.

SMITH, Kenneth Edwin
Late of St. Patrick's Villa, Gympie and formerly of Kenilworth, Doonan and Proserpine. Passed away in the Care of the Gympie Private Hospital 7th March 2011. Aged 90 years.
Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather, great grandfather and great great grandfather of Hal and June Savill, Lenore Savill, Jimmy and Janet Savill, Virginia and Cliff Wolski and their families.
Relatives and friends of Ken and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home, Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday March 10th 2011 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

CORNELL, Georgina Elizabeth
Passed away in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre 3th March 2011.
Beloved wife of the late Don Cornell. Much loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Carolyn (dec'd), Clive & Jenny, Chris and their families.
Relatives and friends of GEORGINA and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 9th March 2011 at 10.00am.

WELLER, Beryl Elizabeth
Late of Winston House Retirement Centre and Zion Retirement Village and formerly of Nudgee, Brisbane. Passed away peacefully, 5th March 2011.
Aged 91 Years
Beloved wife of the late Alf Weller. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Keith and Win, Ron and Patricia, Clarrie and Karen, Max and Rhonda, Noel and Yvonne, Diane and Bert Flierman and their families.
Relatives and friends of Beryl and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Zion Lutheran Church, O'Connell Street, Gympie on Thursday, 10th March 2011 at 10.00am followed by a Graveside Service to be held at the Nundah Cemetery, Hedley Avenue, Nundah, Brisbane at 2.30pm.

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.