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Making Arrangements
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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.  


DE VERE, Kevin
After Ninety one and a half years of a life well lived, Kevin De Vere departed this world on Friday, July 21st 2017 at 12 Noon .

Faith warmly invites relatives and friends to wish him “Godspeed”

A Requiem Mass will be held at Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church, Gympie on Monday, July 31st 2017 at 11.30am followed by a Private Family Burial at the Gympie Cemetery.

Refreshments will be held after the burial at 138 Rifle Range Road, Gympie.

All very welcome.

Love Faith

CHIPPINDALL, Bevan Francis
Late of 'Feerilees' Bollier, Kandanga. Passed away after a short illness, 23rd July 2017.

Aged 76 Years.

Beloved Husband and lifetime friend of 53 years to Dell. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Ashely & Alison and Michael. Much loved Grandad to Helana and Chantelle. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.
Relatives and friends of Bevan, Dell 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, 27th July 2017 at 10.00am followed by a Private Committal Service at the Kandanga Cemetery.

VAN RIEL, Christine Anne "Chris"
Late of Tamaree and formerly of Brisbane. Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, 15th July 2017.

Aged 67 Years.

Beloved Wife of Adrian. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Kylie Van Riel & Andrew Hope. Sadly missed Sister and Sister-in-law of Geoff and Di & Barry Coster.

Chris will be sadly missed by many especially the FOG, Friends of the Gallery.

Relatives and friends of Chris, Adrian 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, 25th July 2017 at 2:00pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers and in Memory of Chris can be made to Little Haven Palliative Care. Envelopes available at the Service.

COX, Norman Edward "Norm" QX 47122
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Private Hospital, 19th July 2017.

Aged 96 Years

Beloved Husband of Joan. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Carol & Keith, Ron & Lynn, and Kathleen & Dave. Much loved Grandfather to Joe, James & Sonia, Steven & Martine, Shane & Alissa, Glen & Tina, Aaron & Rebecca and Great-Grandfather to 11. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle of Beryl (dec'd), Gwen and their families.

Family and Close Friends of Norm, Joan 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 Monday, 24th July 2017 at 10.30am.

JOCUMSEN, Ursula "Joan"
Late of St. Pat's Villa and formerly of Tozer Park Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 18th July 2017.

Aged 88 Years

Beloved Wife of the late Kevin Jocumsen. Dearly loved Mother of Maree. Much loved Nanna to Jason and Jodee and Grandma/Nanna to Ayla, Connor, Kane and Rhett. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt to her family.

Relatives and friends of Joan and family are respectfully invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday, 21st July 2017 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to St. Pat's Villa greatly appreciated.

COSTELLO, Fay "Elaine"
Formerly of Coconut Grove, Darwin. Passed away peacefully 17th July 2017.

Aged 90 Years

Beloved Wife of the late Gerry Costello.

Elaine will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all of her extended family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Elaine and family are warmly invited to attend her Graveside Funeral Service to be held at Hemmant Cemetery, Hemmant and Tingalpa Road, Hemmant on Thursday, 20th July 2017 at 1.00pm.

LUTTON, Keith Wesley
Late of Cootharaba Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family,14th July 2017.

Aged 61 Years.

Beloved Husband of Christine. Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Shane & Gemma, Brendan & Sam, Daniel & Fiona, Craig & Plaxy, Philip & Jane. Cherished Grandfather to 14. Sadly missed Son-in-law, Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to his family.

Relaties and friends of Keith, Christine and family are respectfully invited to attend Keith's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 21st July 2017 at 10.30am.
Special thanks to Keith's Doctor's, Medical Staff and Little Haven Palliative Care.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

HILLCOAT, Donald Gordon Oakleigh "Sars"
Late of Inglewood Hill, Gympie. Passed away after a short illness, 14th July 2017.

Aged 87 Years.

Beloved Husband to Shirley. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather of Sharyn & Stephen Connell, Megan Hatten and their families.

Relatives and friends of Sars, Shirley 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, 19th July 2017 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

EISEL, Norman Clarence "Norm"
Late of Banksia Drive, Gympie. Passed away in the care of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care, 5th July 2017.

Aged 79 Years

Beloved Husband of Evie (dec'd). Loving Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather to Lynda, Norm and their families.

Relatives and friends of Norm and family are warmly invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 18th July 2017 at 10.00am.

WEIER, Gwenda Maree
Late of Veteran. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving Husband and family, 8th July 2017.

Aged 63 Years.

Beloved Wife of Trevor. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Nathan & Daniela, Gareth & Jasmin, and Jared. Much loved Nanna to Darna, Sariah, Noah and Aiden. Loving Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt of Kerry, Tim, Debbie, Julie and their families.

Gwenda will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of her extended family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Gwenda, Trevor and family are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Gwenda's life to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Tuesday, 18th July 2017 at 12.30 pm. followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery

Flowers welcome.

GODWIN, Graham Francis
Late of Gympie and formerly of Lower Wonga and Widgee. Passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer, 6th July 2017.

Aged 58 Years.

Dearly loved Brother of Warren, Jenny, Leonie and Barry. Much loved Brother-in-law and Uncle. Good Mate and Dear Friend to many.

Relatives and friends of Graham 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, 12th July 2017 at 10.30 am.

WHITE, Mervyn John
Late of Gympie and originally from Roma. Passed away peacefully 6th July 2017.

Aged 70 Years

Beloved Husband of Lois. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Kerrie & Darren and Ian & Gail. Much loved Granddad of Emma and Corey, Lauren, Joel, Carly, Nikki and Danni. Sadly missed Brother , Brother-in-law and Uncle of Keith & Janice, Vince & Kyla, Kathy and their families.

Relatives and friends of Merv, Lois and family are respectfully invited to attend Merv's Funeral Service to be held in the Church of Christ, Horseshoe Bend, Gympie on Tuesday, 11th July 2017 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Parkinson's and/or Brain Cancer Research greatly appreciated.

KUNST, Clyde Maxwell
Formerly of Jubilee Street and Mothar Mountain, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Cooinda Aged Care, 4th July 2017.

Aged 94 Years

Beloved Husband of Esme. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Lorry & Wendee, Nev & Chris, Danny & Kerry and Janet & Don. Much loved Granddad/Pop to Belin, Emma, Regan, Aaron, Jayde,Nathan, Anthony, Liam, Kyle, Ryan and Great-Granddad/Pop to Oliver, Ava, Maya, Ellika, William, Declan, Kayden, Abbey, Kera, Owen, Olivia and Jax. Sadly missed Brother-in-law, Cousin and Treasured Uncle.

Clyde will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all of his family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Clyde, Esme and family are warmly invited to attend Clyde's Funeral Service to be held in The Pavilion, Gympie Showgrounds, Exhibition Road, Gympie on Friday, 14th July 2017 at 1.00pm.

In honour of Clyde please wear a tie, as he himself always wore a tie when he went out.

Any condolences or enquiries please contact Janet on 0408156805.

BOOTH, Edgar Alan
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully, 6th July, 2017.

Aged 93 years

Beloved Husband of Enid. Cherished Father of Adrienne, Andre, Carolyn, Phillip, Greg and Anne. Much loved Father-in-law of Karen, Peter, Lynne and Adored Pappa and Great-Pappa to their families.

Relatives and friends of Alan and family are respectfully invited to attend Alan's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 13th July 2017 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Qld Blind Society greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

McGRATH, 'Paddy' William George
Late of Southside. Passed away after an illness, 5th July 2017.

Aged 70 Years.

Beloved Husband of Pam. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law to Annette, Lynne & Bowen Stuart and Katharine & Ray Scott. Much loved 'Pa' to Luke and Nicola.

Relatives and friends of Paddy, Pam and family are warmly invited to attend a Service of Thanksgiving for Paddy's Life, in the Wesleyan Methodist Church, 70 Exhibition Road Southside on Monday, 10th July 2017 at 11:00am.

LOUGHRAN, Anja Kyllikki Hamalainen
Late of Cooloola Cove. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Hospital, 4th July 2017.

Aged 82 Years

Beloved Wife of Ray. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Tony & Fiona, and Gary. Much loved Nan to Tysonn, Kyle, Max and Great-Nan to Mason. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt to her family.

Relatives and friends of Anja, Ray and family are respectfully invited to attend Anja's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 14th July 2017 at 10.00am.

ROBERT JOHN (Bob) COATES
Late of Chatsworth, Gympie and formerly of Taroom, Theodore and Millaa Millaa, passed away suddenly at home on 27th June, 2017.

Much loved Father of Aaron, Jason & Lauren and Amy, Former Husband of Jude Coates, Son of John & (late) Beryl Coates, Brother of Lynette & Graham Whyte of Chinchilla, Uncle to Julie Whyte, Angie Daley, Casey & Scott Ayre, Great Uncle to Ken, Emma and Kate.

Friends and colleagues are invited to join Bob's family at his farewell service on Thursday, 13th July at 2.30pm in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, and stay for refreshments afterwards.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care, Bob's charity of choice, greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the Service.

BAILEY, Audrey Blanche
Late of Louisa Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Hospital, 1st July 2017.

Aged 89 Years

Beloved Wife of Clive. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Don & Loretta, Elizabeth & Edward and Tony & Lorraine. Much loved Grandmother and Great-Grandmother to her Family.

Relatives and friends of Audrey, Clive and family are warmly invited to attend Audrey's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road Gympie on Thursday, 6th July 2017 at 1.30pm.

WILLIAMS, Beatrice "Grace"
Late of Cooinda Aged Care and formerly of Shields Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Private Hospital surrounded by her loving family, 29th June 2017.

Aged 93 Years

Wife of John (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Peter & Shannon, Jenny, Robert & Lucianna, Jill & Shane and Annie & Jeff. Much loved Nannie Grace to 16 and Great-Nannie to 7. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt to her family.

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

Relatives and friends of Grace and family are respectfully invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Tuesday, 4th July 2017 at 1.00pm 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.

VOGLER, William Edward Alfred "Bill"
Late of Tin Can Bay and formerly of Stafford, Brisbane.

Passed away peacefully after a long illness 25th June 2017.

Aged 91 Years

Beloved Husband of Dorothy. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Vicki & Malcolm. Much loved Grampy to Tracey and Anthony and Great-granddaughter Jasmine. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to his family.

Relatives and friends of Bill, Dorothy and family are warmly invited to attend Bill's Funeral service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 3rd July 2017 at 1.30pm.