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.  


KNIGHT, Athol
Late of Gympie and formerly of the Sunshine Coast and Ipswich. Passed away peacefully in the care of Cooinda Aged Care, 17th April 2018.

Aged 84 Years

Beloved Husband of Dulcie. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Granddad and Great-Granddad of Shane, Neil, Deborah and their families.

Relatives and friends of Athol, Dulcie and family are warmly invited to attend Athol's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 26th April 2018 at 11.00am.

BEGEDA, Durshin 163590 9RQR
Late of Gympie and formerly of Beenham Valley. Passed away peacefully in Gympie 15th April 2018.

Aged 83 Years

Beloved Husband of Mindar. Much loved Father of Betty (dec'd), Robyn, Karen, Glen, Sonia and their families.

Relatives and friends of Durshin, Mindar and family are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of Durshin's Life to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 27th April 2018 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care, Wesley Mission and/or Heart Foundation greatly appreciated.

KEATING, Lorraine Anne
Late of Gympie and formerly of Hallam, Vic. Passed away peacefully 13th April 2018.

Aged 68 Years

Beloved Wife of Danny (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother of Belinda and Colleen. Much loved Nan to Tayla-Ann, Breanna and James. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt of Maureen, Marie, Valerie and their families.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Lorraine's Life will be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Monday, 23rd April 2018 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

WATERS, John "Rex"
Late of Gympie Residential Care and formerly of Fossickers Court, Gympie.

Passed away peacefully 14th April 2018.

Aged 90 Years

Beloved Husband of Annie. Loved Father of John, Shayne and Cathy. Loving Step-father of Peter Murk and Lisa Waters. Sadly missed Granddad to Joshua, Sarah, Chantelle, Teigan, Matthew, Kelly and Nicholas. Great-Granddad to Avery, Rafe, Wren, Lily Jean, Dylan and Mitchell.

Relatives and friends of Rex and Annie are warmly invited to attend a celebration of Rex's life to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 21st April 2018 at 11.00am.

McBRIDE, Stanley Francis "Stan"
Late of Rifle Range Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 12th April 2018.

Aged 75 Years

Beloved Son of Daniel & Frances (both dec'd). Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle of Daniel, Mary, Robert, Catherine, Evelyn, Jean, Eddie, Terry (all dec'd), Sheila, Ray and their families. Friend to many.

Loved and Missed Always

Relatives and friends of Stan are warmly invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 23rd April 2018 at 10.30am.

FRANZ, Errol Lewis
Late of Woolooga. Passed away unexpectedly 7th April 2018.

Aged 72 Years

Beloved Husband of Bev. Much loved Father & Father-in-law of Craig and Sarah and their Partners. Cherished Son of Eric (dec'd) & Eileen. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle. Adored Stepfather to Bev's children.

Relatives and friends of Errol, Bev and family are warmly invited to attend Errol's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, on Thursday, 19th April 2018 at 10:00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

WEBER, Allen James
Late of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care, Gympie and formerly of Imbil. Passed away peacefully 11th April 2018.

Aged 95 Years

Beloved Husband of Sylvia (dec'd). Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Granddad, Great-Granddad and Great Great-Granddad of Sylvia & Ron (dec'd) Dennien, Barry & Lyn Weber, John & Nitte Weber and their families.

Relatives and friends of Allen and family are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of his Life to be held in the Christian Family Church Gympie, Fritz Road, Chatsworth on Tuesday, 17th April 2018 at 10:30am.

HELLINGA, Mildred "Joyce"
formerly Robb

Late of Kerr Place, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 10th April 2018.

Aged 94 Years

Dearly loved Mother, Stepmother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother to her family and a loving Friend to many.

A Private Family Cremation Service will be held on Saturday, 14th April 2018 as per Joyce's wishes.

No Fuss!

DAVIS, Max Joseph
Late of Widgee and formerly of Maroochydore. Passed away unexpectedly at home 31st March, 2018.

Aged 83 Years

Husband of Helene & Partner of Nola (dec'd). Loving Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather of Steven, Jo, Bernadette and their families.

Relatives and friends of Max 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, 12th April 2018 at 1:00pm.

BUCHANAN, Shirley May
Late of Webster Road, Goomboorian. Passed away peacefully in the care of Cooinda Aged Care, 7th April 2018.

Aged 93 Years

Beloved Wife of Eric (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law of Peter & Frankie, Jo & Peter Gillan, Robert & Jenny, Judy & Keith Brown. Loving "Nan" to 12 Grandchildren and 12 Great-Grandchildren. Sadly missed Sister to Peter, Sister-in-law to Malcolm "Boy" (dec'd), Neil (dec'd), Ivon (dec'd), Maisie (dec'd), Lex, Margaret and Aunt to their families.

Relatives and friends of Shirley and family are respectfully invited to attend a Memorial Service in Celebration of Shirley's Life to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Tuesday 17th April, 2018 at 2pm. A Private Cremation will be held prior to the Service.

Donations in Memory of Shirley to Cooinda Aged Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

THORBURN, Esme Jean
Late of Nash Street, Gympie. Passed away unexpectedly 4th April 2018.

Aged 83 Years

Beloved Wife of Mick (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandma and Great-Grandma of Malcolm, Desley (dec'd), Marlene & Gordon, Kenny, Ronald & Trish, Janelle & Ken and their families. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Esme and family are respectfully invited to attend Esme's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 13th April 2018 at 10:30am

LUHRS, Barbara
Late of Fisher Road, Araluen and formerly of Neerdie. Passed away peacefully 28th March 2018.

Aged 79 Years

Beloved Wife of Norm. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great Grandmother of Debbie & Bill, Kay, Gloria & Alan, Kerry & Richard and their families and Sister to Charles.

Privately Interred as per her wishes.

DEVINE, Phillip Randolph
Late of Tin Can Bay. Passed away peacefully 17th March, 2018.

Aged 66 Years

Phillip was Privately Cremated as per his wishes.

LORENSEN, Rohan David
Passed suddenly 24th March, 2018.

Aged 23 Years.

Beloved son of David (dec'd) & Carolyn. Brother of Kayne and B.J. Cherished Grandson of Ian (dec'd) & Irene Lorensen, Sam & Betty Geale. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of his family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Rohan and family are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of His Life to be held at the Pavilion, 77 Exhibition Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 4th April 2018 at 10.00am.

MAYFIELD, Monica Mary
Late of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care and formerly of Daphne Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 28th March 2018.

Aged 88 Years

Beloved Wife of Nev. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Ann & Ken. Much loved Ma Ma to Kylie & Jamie (dec'd), Todd (dec'd) & Kim and Great Ma Ma to Jackson, Ruby and Kyan. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Monica, Nev and family are warmly invited to attend Monica's Funeral Service to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday, 6th April 2018 at 10.30am.

Flowers welcome or Donations in memory of Monica to Kidney Health Aust. greatly appreciated.

RICHARDS, Noel
Late of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care, Gympie and formerly of "Alpha", Gooroolba. Passed away peacefully 28th March 2018.

Aged 89 Years

Dearly loved and respected Uncle, Great Uncle, Great-Great Uncle and friend to many.

Relatives and friends of Noel are warmly invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 4th April 2018 at 1.30pm.

DOYLE, Selby William
Late of Traveston. Passed away peacefully 25th March, 2018.

Aged 76 Years.

Beloved Husband of Dawn. Loving Father of Craig & Dean, Kellianne, Amanda & Mike. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Selby, Dawn and family are respectfully invited to attend Selby's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 29th March 2018 at 1.30pm followed by a committal service at the Gympie Cemetery.

TURNER, Arthur Raymond
Formerly of Glastonbury Creek Road, Glastonbury. Passed away peacefully 24th March 2018.

Aged 92 Years.

Beloved Husband of Mabel. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Marie & Jeff, Neil & Wendy and Lloyd & Jo. Much loved Pa to Craig, Scott, Jillian, Brad, Hayden and Great-Pa to 9.

Relatives and friends of Arthur, Mabel and family are respectfully invited to attend Arthur's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 29th March 2018 at 10.30am.

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

PEARCE, Lillian Joan
Late of Cootharaba Road, Gympie. Passed away 17th March 2018.

Aged 85 Years

Beloved Wife of Noel. Loving Mother to Michael, Ian and their families.

Relatives and friends of Lillian, Noel and family are respectfully invited to attend Lillian’s Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 28th March 2018 at 11.30am

MAUDSLEY, Doris Norma 'Dot' (Nee Crosby)
Late of James Street Kilkivan and formerly of Booubyjan via Goomeri. Passed away at home surrounded her loving family, 19th March 2018.

Aged 92 Years

Beloved Wife of Reg (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Alan & Margaret, Janelle & Reg Smith (dec'd) ,Geoffrey & Dianne and Peter & Tanya. Much loved Grandma to 9 and Great-Grandma to 19. Sadly missed Sister of Trevor and Ian.

Relatives and friends of Dot and family are respectfully invited to attend Dot's Funeral Service to be held in the Kilkivan Hall, Bligh Street, Kilkivan on Monday, 26th March 2018 at 10:00am followed by a Committal Service at the Kilkivan Cemetery.