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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.  


TIDMARSH, Annie Lily
Passed away peacefully 25th November 2010. Formerly of Amamoor Railway Station.
Aged 83 Years
Beloved widow of the late Eric Tidmarsh. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Georgina Agius, Beverley Walker and families.
Relatives and friends of Annie 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, 1st December 2010 at 9.30am.

JONES, Richard Francis "Dick"
Of Louisa Lane, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 25th November 2010 following a long illness.
Aged 84 Years
Beloved husband of Val. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Susan and Clyde Radecker, Bryan and Kim Jones, Helen and Darren Richards. Much loved and proud grandad to Louise, Michael, Erin, Olivia, Lachlan and Sam and great-grandad to Lilli. Survived by his loving brother David and sister Pat.
Relatives and friends of Dick, Val and family are respectfully invited to attend DICK'S Funeral Service to be held in Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 29th November 2010 at 11.00am.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

Christmas Service of Remembrance
Gympie Funeral Services invite all
families and friends remembering a
Deceased Loved One this Christmas
to attend an Ecumenical Christmas
Remembrance Service in
The Gympie Uniting Church,
Red Hill Road on
Thursday 9th Dec. 2010 at 7.30pm.

Foss, Kurt
Late of Lymburner Road, Gympie. Passed away 20th November 2010.
Aged 78 Years
Beloved husband of Veronica. Loving father and father-in-law of Trish & John, Peter & Suzie, Judy, Rosslyn & Michael, Karen & Rashid, John & Linda, Brent & Wendy. Much loved "Poppa" to Jessica, Travis, Perryn (dec'd), Gabriella (dec'd), Lachlan (dec'd), Connor, Maggie, Kristen, Andrew, Primo, Cara, Leo, Katherine, Luke & Jake. Great Poppa to Shontai, Katara & Jayme.
"Sadly missed by all of his family & friends".
Relatives and friends of Kurt, Veronica and family are respectfully invited to attend KURT'S Funeral Service to be held in St.Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday 26th November 2010 at 12.00 noon followed by a Private Cremation.
No flowers by request. Donations in memory of Kurt to Little Haven Palliative Care.

JACKSON, Vera Ellen
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre & formerly of Thomas Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 22nd November 2010.
Aged 87 Years
Beloved wife of Allan (dec'd). Loving sister and sister-in-law of Syd (dec'd) & Delia, John "Jack" & Enid, Jean & Keith (dec'd), Ken & Shirley, Lola & Des (dec'd). Also a sadly missed sister-in-law and aunt to all of her family.
Relatives and friends of VERA 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 24th November 2010 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

MIERAN, Edward Stanley "Ted"
Late of Winston House Retirement Centre, Gympie and formerly of Amamoor. Passed away peacefully, 17th November 2010.
Aged 75 Years
Dearly loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle of Geoff, Ray, Suzanne and Win, and families.
Relatives and friends of Ted are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held GRAVESIDE at the Gympie Cemetery, Corella Road, Gympie on Monday, 22nd November 2010 at 1.30pm

CALDWELL, Joyce Vivian
Late of Horseshoe Bend, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Hospital, 15th November 2010.
Aged 82 Years
Beloved wife of Bill (dec'd). Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Cheryl, Bob, Marney, Mick, Pete, Steve, Sue and families. Loving sister of Frank, and Pat.
Relatives and friends of Joyce and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held GRAVESIDE at the Gympie Cemetery, Corella Road, Gympie on Monday, 22nd November 2010 at 10.00am

BISSET, John William
Passed away peacefully in the Gympie Hospital on the evening of the 11th November 2010.
Late of Kilkivan, Cooroy, Canberra and Sydney.
Loved Companion of Maggie. Muched loved and loving father of Craig, Fiona, Kate and John Jnr and loving grandfather to ten grandchildren. He will be sorely and greatly missed by all. Rest in Eternal Peace. Forever in our hearts and memories.
There will not be a funeral service as per John's request.

HEILBRONN, Colin Frankland "Jacko"
Late of Reef Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 11th November 2010.
Aged 84 Years.
Beloved husband of Val. Loving father and father-in-law of Coleen & Ian Kyte. Much loved granddad of Rachel & Clint, Matthew & Jaimi. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle to the Heilbronn, Chapman, Hartwig, Morgan, Baldry and Phillips families.
Relatives and friends of Col, Val and family are warmly invited to attend "JACKO'S" Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, on Monday 15th November, 2010 at 10.00am. followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Col can be made to Gympie Blue Care if preferred.

PERRY, Sydney Wiltshire
Passed away 7th November 2010 in the care of Noosa Nursing Centre. Formerly of Tin Can Bay Road, Gympie.
Aged 83 Years
Beloved husband of Hazell (dec'd). Former husband of Margaret Vigor. Father of Hugh, Mark, Claire, Ruth and Stepfather to Sarah, Lucy, Nick and families.
Relatives and friends of "Tip" 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, 12th November 2010 at 10.00am.

BEDFORD, David Anthony
Late of Harrys Creek Road, Amamoor and formerly of Hervey Bay.
Aged 58 Years
Dearly loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Phillip, Graham, Joy and their families.
Relatives and friends of David are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 12th November 2010 at 1.30pm.

POLKINGHORNE, Bevan Roy
Late of Killarney Court and formerly of Emerald Drive, Gympie, and Nambour. Passed away peacefully at home, 8th November 2010.
Aged 72 years.
Beloved husband of Beryl. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Scott & Nellie, Michael & Natalie, Carla & Jason. Much loved Grandpa of Amber, Alex, Gracie, Madolyn, Jared, Brendan & Ruby. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Cheryl, Carmel and families.
Relatives and friends of Bevan, Beryl and family are warmly invited to attend BEVAN'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 11th November 2010 at 10.30am. followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care and/or Cancer Council Qld. greatly appreciated.

GILL, Hilda Ivy
Late of Oxford Crest, South Side, Gympie and formerly of Lawrence Street, Gympie. Aged 95 years.
Beloved widow of the late Stanley Edward Gill. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother of John and Delma, Barry and Joan, Marelle and Darryl Duncan and families.
Relatives and friends of Hilda 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 November 9th 2010 at 11.00am.

POKELA, Voitto Olavi
Called to heaven 29.10.2010, aged 86.
Dearly loved by his close and extended family and wide circle of friends in Australia, Finland and elsewhere.
Husband of Helvi (dec’d).
Father and father-in-law of Ritva and Lasse (Les) Hannola, Erkki (Eric) and Lynne Pokela, and Raili and Markku (Mark) Tanska.
Voitto-Pappa to his six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren .
Voitto’s funeral service will be held in the Zion Lutheran church, O’Connell Street, Gympie, on Wednesday 10.11.2010 at 11.30am, followed by committal at the Gympie cemetery. Celebration of his life will take place at the church hall afterwards.
All warmly welcome.

Jesus said: “… what my Father wants is that all who see the Son and believe in him should have eternal life. And I will raise them to life on the last day.” John 6:40

JAMES, Donald Roy
Late of Wyuna Drive, Glastonbury and formerly of Upper Mt. Gravatt. Passed away peacefully at home in the care of his loving family 4th November 2010. Aged 52 Years.
Beloved husband of Lyn. Loving father of Luke, Jason, Kyle, Blake, Braydon and Taran and much loved father-in-law and grandad to their families. Loved step-father of Kristy Gordon, Mark Pearce and families. Also a much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
Relatives and friends of Dooley, Lyn and families are warmly invited to attend DOOLEY'S Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 8th November 2010 at 1.30pm.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care.

PEARCE, Brian Arthur
Late of Tin Can Bay. Passed away unexpectedly, 1st November 2010.
Aged 67 years.
Beloved husband of Betty. Dearly loved father, father-in-law and grandfather to Betty-Ann, Bruce, Barbara, and their families.
Relatives and friends of Brian, Betty and family are respectfully invited to attend BRIAN'S Funeral Service to be held at the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 4th November 2010 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery.
Donations in lieu of flowers to Cancer Council Qld. greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

ELLIOTT, Lavinia "Fay"
of Widgee Crossing, Gympie. Aged 69 years. Passed away peacefully 2nd November 2010 in the care of Nambour Hospital.
Beloved widow of the late Colin Charles Elliott. Much loved mother, mother-in-law and grandmother of James, Brett & Tricia, Garry & Bev, Leeanne & Tim Danby, Bryce & families.
Relatives and friends of FAY and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 8th November 2010 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

McSHANE, Mary Margaret Lucy
Late of Tin Can Bay, Qld and formerly of Mittagong. Passed away peacefully at home in the care of her loving family, 19th October 2010. Aged 79 Years.
Loving partner of Max. Much loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother "Nan" to Kerri Southern, Mark, Brian(dec'd), Warren(dec'd), Darren(dec'd) and their families.
A Memorial Service for Mary is to be held in Bowral at a date to be advised.

SCHMIDT, Donald Clarence "ALFIE"


SCHMIDT
Donald Clarence "ALFIE"
Late of Winston House Retirement Centre, Gympie and formerly of Chatsworth & Biloela. Passed away peacefully 19th October 2010.
Aged 86 Years.
Beloved husband of Irene. Loving brother of Harold, Cesley, Royalie, Clive (dec'd), Laurie and Uncle & Great-uncle to their families. Sadly missed Brother-in-law & Uncle to the Markham family.
Relatives and friends of Alfie and Irene are respectfully invited to attend ALFIE'S Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 25th October 2010 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.
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