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.  


DRAKE, Sean
Late of the Gympie Region. Passed away after a short illness at home early August 2017.

Aged 39 Years

Beloved Son of Maxine & Sam Wilcox and Ian White. Dearly loved Father of Liam. Sadly missed Brother and Brother-in-law to Joseph & Katrina and Alice & Sundeep. Uncle to Aria.

Family and Friends of Sean are warmly invited to pay their final respects and farewell Sean in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 18th August 2017 at 12 Noon.

BARRY, Daryl John "Dick" also "Territory Tick"
Late of Young Road, North Deep Creek. Passed away peacefully in Gympie Hospital 10th August, 2017.

Aged 70 Years

Beloved Husband of Caroline. Dearly loved Father of Janie and Rosie and much loved Father-in-law of Bill. Sadly missed by his loving Brothers and Sisters, and by countless Friends.

Relatives and friends of Dick are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service, to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 15th August 2017 at 10:30am.

TYLER, Ronald (Ron) William MBE, ESM WGCDR RAAF (Retd)
Late of Gympie. Passed away in the care of Cooinda Aged Care, 6th August 2017.

Aged 80 Years.

Beloved Husband of Katherine (dec'd). Much loved Brother, Brother-in-law and uncle to Bill & Merle Tyler, Delh & Jim (dec'd) McDonald, Val & Herb Vidler and their families.

Relative and friends of Ron 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, 16th August 2017 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Heart Foundation greatly appreciated.

BUNKER, Vivian May "Viv"
Late of Cooinda Aged Care, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 26th July 2017.

Aged 96 Years

Beloved Wife of the late "Bert" Bunker. Treasured and adored Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother of Billy (dec'd), Mary, Margaret (dec'd), Gerry, Tricia, Wendy and their families.

Relatives and friends of Viv and family are respectfully invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Wesleyan Methodist Church, Exhibition Road, Gympie on Monday, 21st August 2017 at 11.00am followed by a Private Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Cooinda Aged Care greatly appreciated.

AVES, Marion Elizabeth
Late of Barter Street, Gympie. Passed away suddenly, 24th July 2017.

Aged 66 Years

Loved sister and sister-in-law of Barbara & Warwick Ward (Blenheim, New Zealand) and aunt of Nicholas (Nelson, NZ) and Melanie (London, UK).

Marion will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of her family and friends.

Privately Cremated.

RICHES, Beryl Mary
Late of Atkinson Road, Araluen and formerly of Noosa Road ,Gympie. Passed away at home, 4th August 2017 surrounded by her loving family.

Aged 73 Years.

Beloved Wife of Roger. Loving Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother to Barbara, Clifford, Roger, Michelle, Thomas, Janelle and their families. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Beryl, Roger and family are warmly invited to attend Beryl's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Apostolic Church, Atkinson Road, Araluen, on Friday, 11th August 2017 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

JENSEN, Lyman Gladstone "Lionel"
Late of Tin Can Bay and formerly of Port Hinchinbrook. Passed away quietly after a long impatient illness, 4th August 2017.

Aged 79 Years.

Sailing companion of Della. Father of Paul and Emma. Lionel will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of his family and friends.

PRIVATELY CREMATED

PERKINS, Lester Roy
Late of Brisbane and formerly of Gympie, Queensland. Passed away at home 20th July, 2017.

Aged 81 Years

Loved Son to Leonard and "Millie" (Emilia) Perkins (both dec'd). Brother of Dorothy. Father to Darryl, Ian (dec'd), Karen, Craig, Julie, and their families.

Relatives and friends of Lester are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service, to be held Graveside, Gympie Cemetery, Corella Road Gympie on Thursday, 10th August 2017 at 11:30am.

SARGEANT, Kathleen
Late of Popes Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, 31st July 2017.

Aged 95 Years.

Beloved Wife of John. Loving Mother of Marlene Bennett, Kaye Millers and Dianne Nahrung. Cherished Grandmother, Great-Grandmother and Great Great-Grandmother to her family. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt. Lovingly remembered by all of her family and friends.

Relatives and friends of Kathleen, John and family are warmly invited to attend Kathleen's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 7th August 2017 at 1.30pm.

Donations in memory of Kathleen to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

ATTHOW, Graham Michael "Mike"
Late of "Karandah", Kilkivan. Passed away peacefully after a short illness in the care of Gympie Hospital, 1st August 2017.

Aged 69 Years

Beloved Husband of Mary Ann. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Ian & Donna and Holly & Dick. Much loved Grandfather "Mike" to Jack, Dan and Hugh. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle of Robyn & Doug Boys, Helen & Johnno Johnston and their families.

A Celebration of Mike's life is to be held at the Kilkivan Showgrounds, Kilkivan on Tuesday, 8th August 2017 at 11:00am.

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

MONTEATH, Tiana
Late of Gympie. Passed away suddenly at home, 13th July 2017.

Aged 54 Years

Beloved Daughter of Malcolm and Janice. Dearly loved Sister to Marylee and Shane. Cherished Aunt of Arianne, Marissa, Juliette, Jameson and Aiden. Loving Great-Aunt to Katie, Jaxon, Holly and Aaliyah.

'Now At Peace'

Privately Cremated

REIBEL, Leslie Andrew "Les"
Late of Wallu. Passed away peacefully 30th July 2017.

Aged 80 Years

Beloved Husband of Olive. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Annette & Dino, Andrew & Tracey. Much loved Pop and Old Pop to Nick, Ben, Melissa, Kurt, Trevor and their families. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to his family.

Relatives and friends of Les, Olive and family are respectfully invited to attend Les' Funeral Service to be held at 3925 Tin Can Bay Road, Wallu on Monday, 7th August 2017 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery.

No flowers by request.

Donations in memory of Les to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated.

HOSKINS, Heather Margaret "Mar"
Late of Hoskins Road, Tandur, and formerly of Hervey Bay. Passed away peacefully in hospital in the company of loved ones, 29th July 2017.

Aged 77 Years.

Beloved Wife of Owen. Loving Mother of Sandra, Daryl, Lesley and Lisa. Cherished Grandmother of 12 and Great-Grandmother of 10. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law, Aunt, Cousin and Friend.

Relatives and friends of Heather, Owen & family are warmly invited to attend Heather's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 4th August 2017 at 1.30pm.

Donations in memory of Heather to your favourite charity greatly appreciated.

RICHARDS, Ernest "Lance"
Late of Tucker Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 24th July 2017.

Aged 86 Years

Beloved Husband of Val. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to his family.

Privately Cremated as per his wishes.

"Always Loved"

ROBERTSON, Evelyn
Late of Chatsworth Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Cooinda Aged Care, 27th July 2017.

Aged 86 Years

Beloved Wife of Lindsay. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Graeme & Michelle, and Rosemary, Robyn & Michael, Karyn & Allan. Much loved Nan to Lachlan, Mitchell, Warwick, Connor, Lauren, Erin, Carly, Joshua and Rhiannon. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt of Fay & Ken, Ron & Ann and their families.

Those we love don't go away
They walk beside us every day
Unseen, unheard but always near
Still loved, still missed, still very dear

Relatives and friends of Evelyn, Lindsay and family are respectfully invited to attend Evelyn's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Friday, 4th August 2017 at 11.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Cooinda Aged Care greatly appreciated.

BOND, Diane
Late of Glenwood. Passed away peacefully, 25th July 2017.

Aged 72 Years

Diane will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of her family and friends.

Privately Cremated.

BALKE, Val Evan
Late of Traveston. Passed away at home 24th July 2017.

Aged 79 Years

Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law and Pop to Kirsten & Robert Brooks, Ainsley & Kevin Tanti, Mark, Jamie, Nathan, Emma, Joshua, Zarllea and Jorji. Much loved Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Val and family are warmly invited to attend his Funeral Service, to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road Gympie on Tuesday, 1st August 2017 at 1:30pm.

HOUGHTON, Barbara Joan
Late of Chapple Lane, Gympie. Passed away reluctantly 25th July 2017.

Aged 77 Years

Much loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Nan and Granny to Kevin, Karen & Graham Rigby, Katrina & Phillip Morsch and their families. Dearly loved Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Barbara and family are warmly invited to attend her Funeral Service in Celebration of her Life to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 4th August 2017 at 10:00am.

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

EDGAR, Joan Elizabeth
Late of Somerset Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully, 24th July 2017.

Aged 83 Years.

Beloved Wife of Ian (dec'd). Loving Mother and Mother-in law of Russell, Janine, and Steve & Cathleen. Sadly missed Nanny of Mitchell, Jasmine, Shenae, Daniel, Mallika, Bridie and Lachlan. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt of John (dec'd), Geoffrey and their families.

A Celebration of Joan's life will be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 28th July 2017 at 1.30pm.

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

GILBERT, Ailsa Dawn
Late of Zion Retirement Village, Gympie. Passed away suddenly at home, 24th July 2017.

Aged 78 Years.

Beloved Widow of the late Stan Gilbert. Loving Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandma and Great-Grandma to Stephen, Vicki, Trevor, Bruce, Andrew and their families. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Ailsa 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, 1st August 2017 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to your favourite local charity greatly appreciated.