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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.  


WALSH, Frances Gabriel
Late of Amamoor.
Aged 81 years.
Beloved wife of Henry. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother of Joan, Carolle, John, Shirley (dec'd), Greg and families.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend GAY'S Funeral Service to be held in the Amamoor Uniting Church on Monday, 7th February 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. Envelopes at the service

RONLUND, Mollie Tyrrell
17/03/1911 - 31/01/2011
Late of Tewantin.
Widow of Victor, loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother & great grandmother of Yvonne & Ed Cogzell and Frank Ronlund and their families. Sister of Jack Sommerlad, Norma (Douglas), Jean (Muchow) all deceased and Keith Sommerlad.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend MOLLIE'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 7th February 2011 at 10.30am.

WALKER, John "Jack"
Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre 31st January 2011.
Aged 91 years.
Formerly of Victory Street, Gympie.
Loving uncle of Lynette Blyth, Paul Treeby, Marjorie Richardson, Alison Coomber, Allan Walker, Geoff Walker and families
Relatives and friends of JACK 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, 3rd February 2011 at 2.00pm.

DENNIS, Eric
Late of Hervey Bay and formerly of Gympie.
Aged 77 years.
Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Chris and Peter Jasch, Julie and Gary Allen, Steve and Lee Dennis, Ray and Jamie Pulham. Much loved Pa to Bruce and Sherry Lowe, Andy and Stacey Lowe, McKenzi, Emerson and Jack, Tanya Allen and Millie, Jeremy Allen, Rick Dennis and Tara Moreland, Stevie Lee Dennis, Stella Pulham and Archie Pulham.
Relatives and friends of Eric and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Sevice to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 4th February 2011 at 10.30am.

SONTER, Colin "Eric"
Late of Barramundi Street, Tin Can Bay.
Aged 78 years.
Beloved husband of Beris. Dearly loved father, father-in-law and grandfather "Pa" of Jenni & Mick Healy, Trevor & Karen, Neville & Lisa, Wendy & Steve and families.
Relatives and friends of Eric, Beris and family are respectfully invited to attend ERIC'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 4th February 2011 at 2.00pm.
Donations to Angel Flight greatly appreciated. Envelopes at the service.

BURRIDGE, Peter, Diane, Kristy, Mark
Taken tragically 26th Jan 2011. Late of Sarina and Mackay.
So dearly loved father, mother, sister and brother of Michelle and her husband Carl and children Karly, Taylia and Jake. Beloved son, daughter, granddaughter and grandson of Noel (Dec'd) and Kathleen Burridge, Bazel and Ivy Alexander. Lovingly remembered by Rosemary and Pat Curran, Tony and Donna, Keith and Lauren, Michael and Tracey, Lorraine and Ken Brown, Jannette and Greg Corbet, Shirley and Gary Lund and families.

"We did not know that morning
What sorrow that day would bring
When four golden hearts stopped beating
And we could not do a thing"

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral Service for Peter, Diane, Kristy and Mark to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Gympie
on Friday February 4th 2011 at 12 noon followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Relatives and friends in the Sarina and Mackay area are respectfully invited to attend A Memorial Service to be held in St. Michael's Catholic Church, Range Road, Sarina on Monday Feb. 7th 2011 at 10.00am.

HORTON, Harold Joseph
Passed away peacefully 29th January 2011 at Gympie.
Loving and loved husband of Dorothy. Special dad, granddad and great-granddad of Meryl and Noel Somerville, Peter and Vilma, Don and Ethlene, Jocelyn and their families.
Relatives and friends of Harold, Dorothy and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 1st February 2011 at 1.30pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Special thanks to the staff of Winston House and Dr Manton.

IMESON, Thomas "Tom"
Friends of Tom are respectfully invited to attend His Farewell Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 3rd February 2011 at 11.00am.

DAVIDSON, Ronald Thomas "Ron" (Davo)
Of Poulsen Road, Carters Ridge.
Aged 83 Years
Beloved husband of Joan. Loved brother of Peggy Davidson and brother-in-law to Marie Thomas. Uncle to Sharon and family, Robert And Peta.
Donations in memory of Ron can be made to Prince Charles Hospital Heart Foundation, 627 Rode Road, Chermside, Qld 4032.
Privately Cremated

JAKUBIEC, Margaret Prentice
Late of Gympie and formerly of Wishart, Brisbane. Passed away peacefully in the care of Winston House Retirement Centre 26th January 2011.
Aged 81 Years
Beloved widow of the late George Jakubiec. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Ray and Lorraine Shipley, Don and Dianne Shipley, Lynette Shipley (dec'd). Much loved Nanna and Great-Nanna to her grandchildren. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt of Trevor, William and families.
Relatives and friends of Margaret and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held at the Mt Gravatt Crematorium Chapel, 582 Mains Road, Macgregor on Tuesday, 1st February 2011 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service in the Mt Gravatt Cemetery.

HORSINGTON, James Barry
Passed away in the Care of Gympie Nursing Centre, 26th January 2011. Aged 72 years.
Formerly of Langshaw, via Gympie.
Beloved husband of Johanna. Dearly loved father, father-in-law and grandad to Rafe and Ayesha, Michelle and Ray Leef, Aeos and Siobhan, Rachel and Jay and families. Survived by his loving sisters Althea, Denise and Wendy.
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 Tomorrow Friday January 28th 2011 at 2.00pm.
Donations in lieu of flowers to The Alzheimer's Association of Australia. Envelopes available at the service.

PLATE, Errol William
Late of Groundwater Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home 25th January 2011.
Aged 79 years.
Beloved husband of Shirley. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Greg and Kerry, and Jeff. Loved grandfather "POP" of Jeremy, Reece, Curtis, Rieland, Savannah and Carter.
Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Gordon, Tod and Carol, Myrna and Inky (Dec'd) McIntosh, June (Dec'd) and Bob Williams, Bernie and Audrey Kidd and families.
Marie and Keith Goatham (Both Dec'd), Merve (Dec'd) and Sylvia Kyte, Eric and Pat Bowden, Alf and Von Bowden and families.
Relatives and friends of Errol 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 Feb. 2nd 2011 at 10.00am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

BURRIDGE, Noel James Daniel
Late of Tandur Road, Tandur. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Hospital 24th January 2011.
Aged 83 Years
Beloved husband of Kathleen. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Rosemary & Pat Curran, Peter & Diane, Tony & Donna, Keith & Lauren, Michael & Tracey. Loved grandfather "Pop" of Liam and Alana; Michelle, Kristy, Daniel (dec'd) and Mark; Felicity, Amanda and Scott; Sam; Benjamin, Thomas, Lucas and their respective partners. Loving great grandfather to 6. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Colin (dec'd), Alan, Heather (dec'd) and families.
Relatives and friends of Noel, Kathleen and family are respectfully invited to attend NOEL'S Funeral Service to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday, 28th January 2011 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes at the service.

CANNIFFE, William George "Bill"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Bundaberg and Ipswich. Passed away peacefully in the care of Grevillea Gardens Retirement Centre on the 20th January 2011.
Aged 69 Years and 360 Days.
Beloved husband of Karen. Dearly loved dad of Tom. Much loved father of Catherine, Paul, Tony and Chris. Brother and brother-in-law of Johnny (dec'd), Tom & Gail.
Son-in-law of Ross & Audrey (dec'd) McQueen.
Bill will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all of his family and many friends.
Relatives and friends of Bill and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Wednesday, 26th January 2011 at 10.30am, followed by a Private Cremation Service.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Blue Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

JOHNSON, Robert Harry
Late of Cooloola Cove and formerly of Mundubbera. Passed away suddenly 20th January 2011.
Aged 62 Years
Beloved husband of Mila. Dearly loved father of Robyn, Pamela, Livina, Vanessa and Chloe.
Relatives and friends of Robert and family are respectfully invited to attend His Graveside Service to be held at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery, Rainbow Beach Road, Cooloola Cove on Tuesday, 25th January 2011 at 11.30am

BRENNAN, Robert "Bob"
Late of Grevillea Gardens Retirement Centre and formerly of Excelsior Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 20th January 2011.
Aged 86 Years
Beloved husband of the late Val Brennan. Dearly loved father, step-father and father-in-law of Greg and Jenny, Lorraine and Bob Elliott, Rosalind Palermo, Stan and Castle Zischke. Much loved grandfather to 12 and great-grandfather to 12. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Relatives and friends of Bob and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Tuesday, 25th January 2011 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

BARGENQUAST, Gladys Mary
Late of Winston House Retirement Centre and formerly of King Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 19th January 2011.
Aged 90 Years
Beloved wife of the late Kev Bargenquast. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Barry and Lorene, Bevan, Peter (dec'd), Mary and Denis Hanlon and their families.
Relatives and friends of Gladys and family are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Her Life at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Tuesday, 25th January 2011 at 1.30pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Winston House greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

BROWN, Ian Roger also known as Nikkii Kriess
Passed away peacefully in the care of P.A. Hospital, Brisbane 14th January 2011.
Aged 40 Years
Dearly loved son of Roger and Shirley Brown. Much loved brother of Lisa and her family. A dearly loved nephew. Beloved friend to many.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend A Memorial Service to be held in the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Exhibition Road, Gympie on Monday, 24th January 2011 at 12.00pm.

MacDONALD, Valmai Dorothy "Val"
Late of Cogan Street, Gympie.
Aged 77 Years
Beloved wife of Angus. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Jim and Denise, Cheryl and Graeme Biddle, Peter and Robyn, Julie and Leigh (Dec'd) Pollock. Much loved Grandmother to 14 and Great-Grandmother to 22. Val will be remembered as a loving sister, sister-in-law and aunt.
As per Val's wishes, a Private Cremation Service was held on Tuesday 18th January 2011.

SIMPSON, Garth Royston
Late of Adams Street, Gympie.
Aged 53 Years
Beloved husband of Jennifer. Much loved father of Greg, Mark, Steven and Brett. Loving brother to Derek and brother-in-law to Peter, Michael, Bobbie, John and their families.
As per Garth's wishes, a Private Graveside Service was held on Tuesday 18th January 2011.