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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.  


HOGAN, Patricia Ellen "Trish"
Late of Gympie. Passed away 5th January 2017 after a long battle with cancer.

Aged 65 Years

Loving Mother, Mother-in-law and Nanny to Stacey, Sharron, Tim and their families. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt to Geoff, Diane, Greg, Graeme and families.

Relatives and friends of Trish 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, 13th January 2017 at 10:30am.

BOWEN, Edgar John
Late of Crown Road, Gympie. Passed away suddenly 2nd January 2017.

Aged 80 Years

Dearly loved husband of Nan (dec'd). Much loved Father, Father-in-law and Grandfather of Alicia, Philippa, John and their families. Loved Brother of Elizabeth, Tom and Barbara.

Relatives and friends of Edgar and family are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in St. Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Saturday, 7th January 2017 at 11.00am.

McGREGOR, Marion Dorothy "Dot"
Late of Graham Street, Gympie. Passed away in the care of St. Patrick's Villa, 3rd January 2017.

Aged 92 Years

Beloved Wife of Reg (dec'd). Loving Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother "Old Nan" to Marion, Rob, Penny, Jimmy and their families. Survived by her loving Brother Bill.

Relatives and friends of Dot 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, 10th January 2017 at 1.00pm.

BRADY, Christopher Charles
Relatives and friends of Christopher, Sherna and family are respectfully invited to attend Christopher's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 11th January 2017 at 1.30pm.

TOMPKINS, Phyllis "May"
Late of Columbia Street, Gympie. Passed away suddenly at home 1st January 2017.

Aged 86 Years

Beloved Wife of the late Bill Tompkins. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Steven (dec'd) & Teresa, Beven & Jenny, Garry & Leanne, Narelle & Andrew. Much loved Grandmother to Sam, Dan, Amber, William, Scott, Kylie, Angela, Michael, Michelle, Nicole (dec'd) and Great-Grandmother to 14. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of May and family are warmly invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 10th January 2017 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

SIMPSON, Shane Russell
Late of Old Goomboorian Road, Veteran. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on the 31st December, 2016 after battling cancer like a pro.

Aged 50 Years

Beloved Husband of Julie. Loving Father and Father-in-law of Kara & Mitch, Jamie & Mikayla, and Kyle. Doting Grandfather to Jayden and Carter. Cherished Son of Jim (Oliver) & Merlene. Brother and Brother-in-law to Cassie & Gary, Renee & Matthew. Uncle to Xavier and Jacobi.

Shane was well loved and will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends.

"Now there will be more fish in the ocean"

Relatives and friends of Shane, Julie and family are warmly invited to attend Shane's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 7th January 2017 at 10.00am.

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

LANG, Stanley Edward
Formerly of Victory Heights, Gympie. Passed away peacefully after a long illness 17th December 2016.

Aged 76 Years

Beloved Husband of Heather. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Bianca & Andrew and Alison & Damien. Much loved Pop to Lydia, Dylan and Macy.

Privately Cremated

"If you ever have a prang see Lang"

JESSEN, John "Kevin"
Formerly of Stumm Road, Gympie.

Passed away at home, 15th December 2016.

Aged 67 Years.

Beloved Husband of Gail. Dearly loved Father of Katrina and Selina.

Privately Cremated.

SMITH, Allan Clifford
Late of Old Maryborough Road, Gympie.

Passed away peacefully after a long illness 23rd December 2016.

Aged 83 Years

Beloved Husband of June. Dearly loved Father of Rod.

Relatives and friends of Allan, June and family are warmly invited to attend Allan's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 29th December 2016 at 2.00pm.

CRAWFORD, Edna Honor (Nee Hanson)
Late of Gympie Residential Care and formerly of Bribie Island and Gympie.

Passed away peacefully 22nd December 2016.

Aged 93 Years.

Much loved Wife of Ted (dec'd). Loving Mother and Mother-in-Law of Bernie & Cynthia and Bob & Nanae. Loved Grandma of Jason, Matthew & Avril (Perth), Lisa & Dan, Trent & Laura (Switzerland). Loved Great-Grandma of Zahlia, Zach, Noah, Leo, Joseph, Oliver and Emily.

Relatives and friends of Edna and family are warmly invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 29th December 2016 at 10.30am.

DONEHUE, Maria Magdalene "Marika"
Late of Jones Hill, Gympie and formerly of Gatton.
Passed away peacefully after a long illness 19th December 2016.

Aged 68 Years

Beloved Wife of Terry. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother to her family.

Relatives and friends of Marika, Terry and family are warmly invited to attend Marika's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 28th December 2016 at 2.00pm.

GODWIN, Mavis Isobel
31.5.1925 - 19.12.2016

Aged 91 1/2 Years.

Late of Leavinia Street, Gympie.

Much loved Wife of Henry Francis Godwin (dec'd).
Loving Mother and Mother-In-Law of Laurie, Caroline & John Ward, Donella Temete, Glenn (dec'd) and Heather & Tony Tramacchi. Sadly missed Grandmother of Bree, Luke, Brenden, Rebecca, Kelly (dec'd), Amanda, Jamie, Juanita, Ben, Cassandra and Tamara and their spouses. Great-Grandmother to 21. Sister of Merle (dec'd), Viv (dec'd), Colin and Noel (dec'd).

Relatives and Friends of Mavis and family are respectfully invited to attend Mavis' Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 30th December 2016 at 1:00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

BROWN, Nellore Jane
Late of Gympie and formerly of Townsville and Brisbane.

Passed away 16th December 2016.

Aged 80 years

Beloved Wife of Merv. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Peter & Lyndell and Debra & Doug Byrne. Much loved Grandy & Great-Ma to her family.

Relatives and friends of Nellore, Merv and family are invited to join in A Celebration of Nellore's Life, to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Thursday, 29th December 2016 at 11:00am.

TAYLOR, Richard Sydney
Late of Nautilus Drive, Cooloola Cove. Passed away 12th December 2016.

Aged 89 Years.

Relatives and friends of Richard are invited to attend a Farewell for Richard to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 21st December 2016 at 11.00am.

YOUNG (nee Patterson), Maree Elizabeth
Of Gympie, passed away peacefully at home on December 13, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Aged 61 years

Loving wife of Geoffrey and mother to Timothy, Julian, Ashley and Michael. Much loved daughter of Gordon (dec’d) and Cynthia; sister to Ken, Greg and Jenny; and daughter-in-law to William (dec’d) and Beryl.

Maree was an amazing grandmother to seven grandchildren, a beautiful mother-in-law and sister-in-law, delightful friend of many, and will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by all.

Relatives and friends are warmly invited to attend a Memorial Service to be held at Victory Church on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 11am.

The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to Little Haven Palliative Care.

DUNSTER, Richard Isaac
Of Golf Links Circle, Gympie. Passed away 14th December 2016.

Aged 84 years

Beloved Husband of Joyce (dec'd). Dearly loved Father of Kerryn, Craig, Adrian and their families.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Richard's Funeral Service, to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road Gympie on Monday, 19th December 2016 at 2.00 pm.

ILETT, Gary John
Late of Emerald Drive, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home, 10th December 2016.

Aged 69 Years

Loving Husband of Lorelle. Cherished Son of Clary (dec'd) & Elsa (dec'd). Gary will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of His family and friends.

Privately Cremated as per his wishes.

SELLENS, Jack
Late of Gympie Road, Tin Can Bay, and formerly of Tinopai, Northland, New Zealand. Passed away peacefully, 11th December 2016.

Aged 81 Years

Beloved husband of Joan. Loving father and "Poppa" to His family.
Jack will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of His family and friends.

Privately Cremated.

HORSWOOD, Grace
Late of Cooinda Aged Care, Gympie and formerly of Burpengary and Chinchilla.

Passed away peacefully 13th December 2016.

Aged 81 years

Beloved Wife of Colin. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law and Grandma to Thomas & Robyn, Lynette, Peter & Jenny and their families.

Relatives and friends of Grace, Colin and family are respectfully invited to attend Grace's Funeral Service, to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road Gympie on Tuesday, 20th December 2016 at 10:30 am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Alzheimer's Australia (Qld) greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

WARD, Ivy May
Late of Gympie Residential Aged Care and formerly of Gunalda.

Passed away peacefully, 12th December 2016.

Aged 99 years.

Beloved Wife of Ernie (dec'd). Loving Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother and Great-Great-Grandmother to Kevin, Hillian, Basil, Selby and their families.

Relatives and friends of Ivy and family are respectfully invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in St Peters Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Tuesday, 20 December 2016 at 10:30am. Followed by a Committal Service at the Tiaro Cemetery at 1:30pm.

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