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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
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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.  


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.

SAUNDERS, Joyce Lillian
Late of Gympie Residential Care and formerly of Henry Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 26th June 2017.

Aged 87 Years

Beloved Wife of the late Len Saunders. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Noel (New Zealand) and Russell (dec'd). Much loved Grandmother of Tanya & Anthony, and Andrew and Renee ; Great-grandmother to Joshua, Jazmin, Jordon and Indyannah, Kalarnni, Maddison and Hennessy. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt to her family.

Relatives and friends of Joyce and family are warmly invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 1st July 2017 at 10.30am

GROVES, Keith James
Late of Grevillea Gardens and Winston House and formerly of Southside, Gympie and Amamoor. Passed away surrounded by his loving Family, 26th June 2017.

Aged 85 Years

Beloved Husband of May. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law to Carol & Nev Messer, Gail & Ken Williams, Janelle & John Birse, Toni & David Millard, Darren & Donna Groves and "Poppa" to his 14 Grandchildren and 10 Great-Grandchildren. Much loved Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to his family.

Relatives and friends of Keith, May and family are warmly invited to attend Keith's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 30th June 2017 at 1.00pm.

LEGGETT, Graham
Of Tin Can Bay and formerly of Capalaba. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving Wife and family, 19th June 2017.

Aged 64 Years

Treasured Husband, Father, Brother and Pa Fish to his family and Fishing Mate to many.

"Fishing Forever"

Privately Cremated

WALLER, John Edwin "Toady"
Late of Brooloo and Imbil. Passed away peacefully at home, 16th June 2017.

Aged 84 Years.

Beloved Husband of Cathy. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Vicki & Graham, and John. Much loved Pop to Luke, Emma , Jordan, Mackenzie, Dalton and Great-Grandpop to 1. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle of Laurie & Nita and their families.

Toady will be lovingly remembered by all of his extended family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Toady, Cathy and family are warmly invited to attend Toady's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 23rd June 2017 at 10.00am.

No flowers by request. Donations in lieu of flowers to Cancer Council Qld greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

WILLIAMSON, Carol Margaret
Late of Gympie and formerly of the Sunshine Coast and Imbil. Passed away peacefully, 18th June 2017.

Aged 69 Years.

Beloved Wife of Michael. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law and Grandmother of Mark & Jill, Russell, John & Karen and their families. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt of Valmae, Bruce, Wayne and their families.

Relatives and friends of Carol, Michael and family are warmly invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 23rd June 2017 at 2.00pm.

McMULLAN, Mary Theresa
Late of Hilton Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 16th June 2017.

Aged 82 Years

Beloved Wife of the late John McMullan. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Tony & Cate, Terry, Stephen & Ruth, Peter & Lyall-Anne, Paul & Marie, and Helen. Much loved Grandmother to Anthea, Joanna, Bede (dec'd), Sinead, Charlotte, Xavier, Darcy, Alexandra, James, Layne, Jack, John, Rebecka and Great-Grandmother to Levi and Ryan. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Mary and family are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Mary's Life to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday, 23rd June 2017 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

A Rosary Recital for the Repose of Mary's soul will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church at 9.30am prior to the service.

HILLCOAT, Violet Mary "Vi"
Late of Wolvi Mountain Road, Wolvi. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving Husband and family, 15th June 2017.

Aged 91 Years

Beloved Wife of Geoff. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Barbara, and James "Jim" (dec'd) & Dawn. Much loved Grandma to 9 and Great-Grandma to 24.

Relatives and friends of Vi, Geoff and family are respectfully invited to attend Vi's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 21st June 2017 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Flowers welcome and Donations in Memory of Vi to Little Haven Palliative Care and/or Wesley Mission greatly appreciated.

MURRAY, Dorothy Ada "Dot"
RAAF 99189 ACW

Late of Noosa Residential Care and formerly of Pine Street, Gympie.
Passed away peacefully 12th June 2017.
Aged 96 Years

Relatives and friends are invited to join in a Celebration of Dotís life with Fred, Robert, Anne and families at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road Gympie on Monday, 19th June 2017 at 10:30am.

Thanks to all of the special people who helped Dot stay in her own home till the age of 95 and to the wonderful staff of Noosa Residential Care who did such a great job looking after Mum for the past 18 months.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Australian Red Cross / Gympie Meals on Wheels. Envelopes available at the Service.

DOEL, Thelma May (nee Gibson)
Late of Imbil and formerly of Torquay, Hervey Bay. Passed away peacefully, 10th June 2017.

Aged 89 Years.

Beloved Wife of Frank (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother of Warren & Jenny (dec'd) and Gloria Chaplin, Barry (dec'd), Gregory & Earline, Judith & Bill Christenson, Ray & Trish, Robyn & Heinz Stoeve.

Relatives and friends of Thelma and family are warmly invited to attend Thelma's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, 16th June 2017 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Flowers welcome.

STEENSTRUP, Steen
Late of Copenhagen, Bornholm and Brisbane. Passed away peacefully at Gympie Aged Care, 9th June 2017.

Aged 85 Years

Devoted husband of Iris Mary. Much loved Father, Father-in law and Grandfather of Steven, Katy, Kristian, Peter, Vicki and their families.

A Funeral Service for Steen will be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 14th June 2017 at 10.30am.

HORTON, Gladys Lillian 'Bub'
Late of Dagun. Passed away peacefully in the care of Grevillea Gardens, 8th June 2017.

Aged 88 Years.

Beloved Wife of David (dec'd). Much loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother of David (dec'd) & Denise, Terry and their families. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt to her family.

Relatives and friends of Gladys are warmly invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 15th June 2017 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Parkinson's Queensland Inc. greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

Special thanks to Grevillea Gardens and Blue Care staff for their exceptional care of Gladys.

VOLD, Elling
Late of The Palms and formerly of Norway.

Passed away 30th May 2017.

Aged 87 Years.

Relatives and friends of Elling are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 15th June 2017 at 1.30pm.

SUTHERS, Bennett Northey
Late of Noosa Road, Gympie. Passed away 7th June, 2017.

Bennett will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by Dorothy; His family Joanne (dec'd), Sue & Russell, Lyndal, Robert & Fiona; His Grandchildren Nicholas, Zack, Elly and Lara; John Beutel and all of the Suthers family.

Relatives and friends of Bennett are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road Gympie on Tuesday, 13th June 2017 at 10am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to The Gympie Hospital Renal Unit. Envelopes available at the service.