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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
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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.  


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.

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.