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.  


SCHAFFERIUS, Norman Caleb "Norm"
Late of Southside and formerly of Groundwater Road, Gympie. Passed away suddenly but peacefully at home 22nd January 2019.

Aged 88 Years

Beloved Husband of Lorna. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Julieanne, and Brad & AnneMaree. Much loved Pa to Ellen, Alby, Lachlan, Connor and Alec. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Norm, Lorna and family are warmly invited to attend Norm's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 30th January 2019 at 10.30am

ANDREWS, Susan Mary (nee Young)
Late of Kandanga and formerly of Sydney, NSW. Passed away peacefully and unexpectedly at home 15th January 2019.

Aged 65 Years

Treasured Daughter of Bill & Noreen Young. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Gavin, Tim & Lindsay and Cassy & Greg. Much loved Nanny to Cooper and Trinity.

Relatives and friends of Susan and family are warmly invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 29th January 2019 at 1.00pm.

HOUGHTON, Beryl Louise
Late of Crescent Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 19th January 2019.

Aged 86 Years

Beloved Partner of Neville. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother of Ron, Maria, Liane, Greg and their families. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Beryl 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, 25th January 2019 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

SIMPSON, David Charles
Late of Jones Hill and formerly of Neil Street, Gympie and Chatsworth. Passed away peacefully Monday, 14th January 2019.

Aged 81 Years

Beloved Husband of Isobel. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law and Grandfather of Christine & Ian, Joanne & Craig, Michelle & Peter, Penny & John, and their families. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of David, Isobel and family are warmly invited to attend David's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 21st January 2019 at 10:30am.

FLETCHER, Maurice James "Morry"
Late of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care, Gympie, and formerly of Aquitania Court, Cooloola Cove. Passed away peacefully 13th January 2019.

Aged 86 Years

Caring ex-Husband of Beverley. Loving Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather "Poppy" of Judy, Maurice (dec'd), Robert (dec'd), Ken, Debbie and their families.

Relatives and friends of Morry and Family are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 18th January 2019 at 1.00pm.

VAGG, William Lance 'Bill'
Late of Cogan Street. Passed away peacefully Saturday, 12th January 2019.

Aged 85 Years

Beloved Husband of Joan (Dec'd), Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather of Gary, Sandra, Ian and their families. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and Friends of Bill and Family are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in St Patricks Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday, 18th January 2019 at 10:00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

LLOYD, Wilma
Late of Cooinda Aged Care and formerly of Glastonbury Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 8th January 2019.

Aged 92 Years

Beloved Wife of Ron. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Yvonne & Hans. Much loved Nanna to Brigitta and Johannes. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Wilma, Ron and family are warmly invited to attend Wilma's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 15th January 2019 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

NOTTAGE, Donald James "Don"
Salvation Army Envoy , OAM

Late of Tin Can Bay and the Gympie Region. Promoted to Glory 6th January 2019.

Aged 83 Years.

Beloved Husband of Carla. Cherished Father to Donna, Julie, Allen, Jeff and Step-father to Nicki, Richard (dec'd), Tracy, Kerry-Ann, Mandy and John. Loving Father-in-law and Grandfather to his family.

Don will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his brother Jeff and family, his many friends and the Salvation Army and RSL communities.

Relatives and friends of Don, Carla and family are respectfully invited to attend Don's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Salvation Army Citadel, Stumm Road, Gympie on Thursday, 17th January 2019 at 11:00am.

Donations in Memory of Don to the Salvation Army greatly appreciated.

Envelopes available at the service.

BOSTON, Joyce Marie
Late of Gympie and formerly of Tin Can Bay. Passed away peacefully Thursday, 3rd January 2019.

Aged 88 Years.

Beloved Wife of Roy (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother of Ann & Ron Meredith, Peter Boston (dec'd) and their families.

Relatives and friends of Joyce 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 January 2019 at 10:30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

VACCARINI, Rina
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully at Gympie Hospital, Thursday, 3rd January 2019.

Aged 91 1/2 Years.

Beloved Wife of Guido (dec'd). Cherished and dearly loved Mother of Marco. Sister to Marisa and Almerina, nieces Rossana, Roberta.
Relatives and friends of Rina and Family are respectfully invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held Graveside, Gympie Cemetery, Cartwright Road, Gympie, TOMORROW, Wednesday 9th January at 10:00am.

On behalf of Marco and Rina Vaccarini, a heartfelt Thank you to all the Doctors and Nurses at Gympie and Nambour Hospitals, Little Haven Palliative Care, Dr Brink, Con Walsh, all the lovely ladies at Kin Care (especially Romona, Jacinta, Jenny) for all your care, consideration and affection over the last five years.

SMITH, Dorothy Mary 'Dot' (nee Lloyd)
Late of Furness Road, Gympie and formerly of Cairns and Aloomba. Passed away peacefully Sunday, 16th December 2018.

Aged 85 Years

Beloved Wife of Ken (dec'). Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Deirdre & Craig Bennett and Calvin Smith & Debra Bath. Cherished Grandma Dot to Joel, Stephen & Jess, Michael & Megan, Cyrene, Lillienne (dec'd), Finnian (dec'd), Felix and Great Grandsons Hudson and Flynn. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law, Aunt and Great-Aunt to her family.

Dot's Family invite friends to join them for a Celebration of Dot's Life to be held at the Gordonvale Bowls Club, 98 Mill Street, Gordonvale on Saturday, 12th January 2019 from 2.30pm.

TOPHAM, John “Keith”
Late of Gympie, Qld and formerly of Buderim, Qld and Orange. Passed away peacefully at home 22nd December 2018.

Aged 88 Years

Beloved Husband of Pat (dec’d). Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Pamela, Brian & Alana, and Lynette. Much loved Granddad to Nicholas, Philip and Joshua. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Privately Cremated as per his wishes.

GRANT, "Les"
Late of Popes Road, Gympie and formerly of Rockhampton. Left us 25th December 2018, after a courageous battle.

Aged 76 Years

Darling Husband of Mary.
Loved Dad to Jacki and John.
Respected Father-in-law to Jamie and Angie.
Cherished and adored Pop to Kane, Maddie and Cassidy.

"Forever in our Hearts"

Relatives and friends of Les, Mary and family are respectfully invited to attend Les' Funeral Service to be held in St. Patricks Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Wednesday, 2nd January 2019 at 10:30am followed by a Private Cremation Service.

Les' family would like to pass on their heartfelt thanks to all of the staff at the Gympie Hospital and ask that donations in Memory of Les be made to Gympie Hospital Palliative Care. Envelopes available at the service.

MITCHELL, William Thomas "Bill"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Pacific Palms, NSW. Passed away peacefully at home in the care of his family, 22nd December 2018.

Aged 73 Years

Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Brad, Renee & Adam, and Bill. Cherished 'Pop' to William, Layni, Tom, Mia, Mav and Lara. Great friend to Lesley & Gary. Loving Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to Roger, Geoff, Joan, Sue and their families.

Relatives and Friends of Bill and Family are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 28th December 2018 at 11:00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

ELLIS, Doreen Patricia (nee Maher)
Late of Traveston and formerly of Pomona passed away Wednesday, 19th December 2018.

Aged 84 Years

Beloved Wife of Jim (dec'd). Dearly love Mother, Mother-in-law and Grandmother of Mary and Kathleen, and their families. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Doreen and family are respectfully invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Pomona, on Thursday, 27th December 2018 at 11:00am.

DUNFORD, Anthony Stephen "Tony"
Late of North Deep Creek. Passed away peacefully after a short battle 17th December 2018.

Aged 50 Years

Beloved Husband of Vicky. Dearly loved Father of Holly, Courtney and Emily. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle. Treasured Son-in-law of Jeanette.

A Celebration of Tony's Life is to be held at 167 Gardner Road, North Deep Creek on Friday, 28th December 2018 from 3.00pm.

KELLO, Shirley
Late of Myall Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 14th December 2018.

Aged 88 Years

Beloved Wife of Michael (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Julie, Tony & Tarja and Bradley & Fiona. Much loved Nan to Christopher, Rhys, Sandie, Amy, Chloe and Leigh. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Shirley and family are warmly invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 21st December 2018 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

WELLS, Glen Raymond "Ray"
Late of Gympie. Passed Away peacefully at home 11th December 2018

Aged 83 Years.

Beloved Husband of Elsie. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather of Evan & Julie, Warren & Lynda, Robert & Lynda, Sharmaine, Heather & Jamie Spencer, and their families.

Ray was farewelled in a Private Family Service.

SMITH, Dorothy Mary 'Dot' (nee Lloyd)
Late of Furness Road, Gympie and formerly of Cairns. Passed away peacefully Sunday, 16th December 2018.

Aged 85 Years

Beloved Wife of Ken (dec'). Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Deirdre & Craig Bennett and Calvin Smith & Debra Bath. Cherished Grandma Dot to Joel, Stephen & Jess, Michael & Megan, Cyrene, Lillienne (dec'd), Finnian (dec'd), Felix and Great Grandsons Hudson and Flynn. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law, Aunt and Great-Aunt to her family.

Relatives and friends of Dot and family are respectfully invited to attend Dot's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, on Friday 21st December 2018 at 1:30pm.

A Memorial Service for Dot will be held at Gordonvale in January 2019. Details to be published in a later edition of the Cairns Post.

DEVEREAUX, Kevin John ' Kev'
Late of Tozer Park Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, Thursday, 13th December 2018.

Aged 83 Years

Beloved Husband of Elva (dec'd). Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of John & Kay and Kerri & Clint Ward. Granddad to Simon, Mitchell, Kristie, Joel and Great-Granddad 'Kev' to Aria, Sierra and Nate. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law, and Uncle to his family.

Relatives and friends of Kev and family are warmly invited to attend Kev's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, on Thursday, 20th December 2018 at 10:30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Cancer Council Qld greatly appreciated.