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.  


SMITH, William James "Bill"
Formerly of Grabbs Lane, Gympie. Passed away 21st August 2017.
Aged 94 Years

Beloved Husband of Esme (dec'd). Loving Father and Father-in-law of Bill & Merryn, Marney & Richard, Lesley, Adrienne & Bryce. Cherished Granddad and Great-granddad.

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 Monday, 28th August 2017 at 1.30pm.

No flowers by request.

CHRISTENSEN, Desmond Emil "Des"
Late of Rainbow Beach and formerly of Pittsworth. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving Wife and family, 11th August 2017.

Aged 71 Years

Beloved Husband of Margaret. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Jo-Ann & Trevor, Brad & Carol. Much loved "Pop" to Grant, Jody, Jessica, Hayden, Emma and Mia. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Privately Cremated

MAKER, Lionel George
Late of Tarwhine Street, Tin Can Bay. Passed away 15th August 2017.

Aged 72 Years

Beloved Husband of Rosemaree. Loving Father to Jo-Anne, Patrick (dec'd) and George. Sadly missed Father-in-Law, and "Poppy-Bear" to 5 Grandchildren. Cherished Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Lionel, Rosemaree and family are respectfully invited to attend Lionel's Funeral Service to be held Graveside at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery, Rainbow Beach Road on Monday, 21st August 2017 at 2:00pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital greatly appreciated.

ROSE, Darrel Ronald
Late of Old Maryborough Road, Gympie and formerly of Federal, Pomona. Passed away 15th August, 2017.

Aged 82 Years

Beloved Husband of Audrey. Loving Father and Father-in-law of Kris & Ken, Russell & Rebecca, Karen & Bill, Debbie & Bill. Much loved Grandfather and Great-grandfather. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Darrel, Audrey and family are respectfully invited to attend Darrel's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 19th August 2017 at 10.00am

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

NEWMAN, John
Late of Calton Terrace, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 8th August 2017.

Aged 83 Years

A Celebration of John's Life will be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 23rd August 2017 at 10.00am

DAUTEL, Peter Edward
Late of Mayfair Drive, Gympie and formerly of Brisbane. Passed away at home in the loving care of his family, 13th August 2017.

Aged 79 Years

Cherished Husband of 58 Years to Jan. Adored Father and Father-in-law of Carolyn, and Angela & Bruce McInnes. Treasured Grandfather to John, Nick, Peter and Eleanor. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle of John (dec'd) & Nola, Stuart & Louise, Glenyce & Leon Howard, Warren Gibson, Garry & Ruth Gibson and their families.

Peter will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all who knew him.

Family and friends of Peter, Jan and family are warmly invited to attend a Memorial Service in Celebration of Peter's Life, to be held in the Gympie Wesleyan-Methodist Church, Exhibition Road, Gympie on Thursday, 24th August 2017 at 11.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated and the family wishes to express a huge Thank You to the Angels at Little Haven for their love and support.

WEBSTER, Betty Ann (nee Niemeyer)
Late of Alexandra Hills, Brisbane. Passed away peacefully, 3rd August 2017.
Aged 78 Years

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

A Farewell Memorial Service for Betty Ann will be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road Gympie, on Thursday, 24th August 2017 at 10:30am.

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.