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.  


GILL, Suzanne Mary
Late of Eel Creek Road, Pie Creek. Passed away peacefully at home 14th February 2017.

Aged 79 Years

Beloved Wife of George. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Katrina & Ron, Odette & Brad. Step-mother to Larry and Gail, and Cherished Grandma.

Relatives and friends of Suzanne, George and family are warmly invited to attend Suzanne's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 21st February 2017 at 9:00am, followed by a Private Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

GOUGH, Moira Jean
Late of Gympie Residential Care, Gympie and formerly of Runcorn. Passed away peacefully 10th February 2017.

Aged 92 Years.

Beloved Wife of Athol (dec'd). Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Ian & Julie and Lois & John (dec'd) Archer. Much loved Grandmother and Great-Grandmother to her family.

Relatives and friends of Moira and family are warmly invited to attend her Funeral Service, to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 20th February 2017 at 10:30am.

PRATT, Norma Gladys
Late of Potter Street, Gympie and formerly of Glastonbury.

Passed away peacefully, 8th February 2017.

Aged 88 Years.

Beloved Wife of Col (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother of Gordon & Lorraine, Ken & Kate, Christine & Howard Benson, Graham & Lyn and their families.

A Private Graveside Service for Norma was held on Friday, 10th February 2017.

Norma's family would like to thank Gympie Residential Care and all of her family and friends for their love and support.

STEWART, George Alexander
Late of Gympie Residential Aged Care and formerly of Cooloola Cove, Tin Can Bay and Brisbane.

Passed away peacefully, 10th February 2017.

Aged 84 Years.

Survived by Olive Stewart, his Nieces Janelle, Leanne, Robyn and his Nephew Andrew and their families.

Relatives and friends of George and family are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service, to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 17th February 2017 at 2.00pm.

Donations to Guide Dogs Australia in lieu of flowers greatly appreciated.

LOCCISANO, John
Late of Old Maryborough Road, Gympie. Passed away at home in the care of his loving family, 7th February 2017.

Aged 79 Years

Beloved Husband of Val. Loving Father and Father-in-law of Kevin & Jo, Greg & Julie, Glen & Alannah. 'Pop' to 7 Grandchildren and 8 Great-Grandchildren.
Relatives and friends of John, Val and family are respectfully invited to attend John's Funeral Service to be held in The Apostolic Church of Qld, corner of Old Maryborough Road and Atkinson Road, Araluen, Gympie, on Monday, 13th February 2017 at 10:30am.

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

SPENCER-WATKINS, Jane Irvine
Late of Gympie and formerly of Carters Ridge. Passed away peacefully, 3rd February 2017.

Aged 95 Years.

Beloved Wife of Peter (Dec'd). Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother.

Relatives and friends of Jane 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, 10th February 2017 at 2.00pm.

FINNEY, Jeffrey Edward "Jeff"
Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre, Gympie.

Passed away suddenly, 24th January 2017.
Aged 73 Years.

Beloved only child of Bernard & Edna Finney (both dec'd). Dearly loved Nephew, Cousin and Friend to many. Cherished Special Friend of Gladys "Mabel" and Lyn.

Relatives and friends of Jeff are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Thursday, 9th February 2017 at 11:30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Cooinda Aged Care Centre and/or the Community Bus greatly appreciated. Please wear red in honour of Jeff.

HALDANE, Margaret Winifred
Late of Gympie Residential Care and formerly of Beenham Valley. Passed away peacefully, 1st February 2017.

Aged 65 Years.

Beloved Wife of the late Bryon Haldane.

Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law and Grandmother to Mark, Ann, Kay, Kevin (dec'd) and their families.

Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Margaret and family are warmly invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held Graveside at the Gympie Cemetery on Tuesday, 7th February 2017 at 10.00am.

GOUGH, Neil Anthony
Late of Cooloola Cove. Passed away peacefully after a short illness, 29th January 2017.

Aged 78 Years.

Beloved Life Partner of Norma. Loved and cherished by his family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Neil, Norma and family are warmly invited to attend Neil's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 2nd February 2017 at 2:00pm.

ASHURST, Douglas James "Jimmy", "Dougie"
Late of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 25th January 2017.

Aged 70 Years.

Family and friends of Jimmy are warmly invited to attend a celebration of his life to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 3rd February 2017 at 10.00am.

The family request you wear bright colours in honour of Douglas.

JOHNSON, Walter
Passed away 27th January 2017.

Aged 86 Years.

Father of Deborah, Alan and David Johnson, Beverly Boal, Linda Murray and Michelle Davis. Grandfather to 13, Great-grandfather to 5.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 2nd February 2017 at 10.00am.

THOROUGHGOOD, Florence Edna
Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre and formerly of Beaconsfield Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 29th January 2017.

Aged 99 Years.

Beloved Wife of the late Maxwell Harry "Max" Thoroughgood. Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother of Barry & Jill, Bevan & Dawn, Neil & Anne and their families. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Florence and family are warmly invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 1st February 2017 at 12.30pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

KELLO, Michael
Late of Myall Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully after a long illness, 28th January 2017.

Aged 81 Years.

Beloved Husband of Shirley. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law and Poppy of Julie, Tony & Tarja, Bradley & Fiona and their families. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Michael, Shirley and family are warmly invited to attend Michael's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 3rd February 2017 at 1.00pm followed by a PRIVATE Committal Service at Gympie Cemetery.

LILWALL, June Florence (nee Long)
25.3.1926 - 26.1.2017

Late of Pine Street, Gympie.

Dearly loved Wife of Ted (dec'd). Mother and Mother-in-law of Rev. Christine & David Reedman, Joseph & Glennis Lilwall, Patricia & Rev. Bruce Boase and Susan Joan Lilwall (dec'd).

Granny to 9 and Great-granny to 16. Sister of Percy and Heather (both dec'd).

"In Gods Garden"

Relatives and friends of June and family are respectfully invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 4th February 2017 at 1.00pm.

DELAFORCE, Robin John "Robbie"
Late of Pialba and formerly of Ningi.

Passed away 21st January 2017.

Aged 80 Years.

Beloved Husband of Nola. Loved Father and Father-in-law of Leslie, Glenda, Shane and their families.

Relatives and friends of Robbie, Nola and family are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 31st January 2017 at 10:30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

VAN TWEST, Jenifer Kay
Late of Kandanga. Passed away at home on the 13th January 2017.

Aged 60 Years

Beloved Wife of Roger. Dearly loved Mother of Anthony, Nicholas, Chantelle, Terese and Adam. Loving “Mimi” of 11 Grandchildren and “Great-Mimi” of 2 and sadly missed Mother-in-law, Sister-in-law, Sister and Aunty.

Relatives and friends of Jenifer, Roger and Family, are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of Jenifer’s Life to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 27th January 2017 at 10.00am.

FAUCETT, Elisabeth Kieren Kelly "Ellie"
Of Gympie.
Taken into Gods care 13th January 2017.

Aged 7 Years

Treasured and Cherished Daughter of Brad & Katie. Loving Sister of Mary, Thomas, Bradley, Harmony, Johnathan and Nathan.

Relatives and friends of Ellie and family are respectfully invited to attend Ellie's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Christian Family Church, Fritz Road, Chatsworth on Wednesday, 25th January 2017 at 12:00 noon followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

The family requests people attending to dress bright and colourful and to also bring a flower in memory of Ellie.

OWEN, Leslie Rupert "Ley"
Late of Derrilin Drive, Gympie and formerly of Cootharaba. Passed away peacefully 16th January 2017.

Aged 95 Years

Beloved Husband of Shirley (dec'd). Loving Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather of Gordon, Joy and their families.

Relatives and friends of Ley and family are warmly invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 23rd January 2017 at 10:00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Supporting Chemotherapy in Cooloola greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

STEVENSON, Peter William
Late of Cedar Pocket, Gympie. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving wife and family, 15th January 2017.

Aged 53 Years

Adored Husband of Janine. Dearly loved Father of Madie and Jake. Treasured Son of David and Olive (both deceased), Son-in-law of Paul, and Eileen and Bob. Much loved Brother and Brother-in-law of John, Beryl, Jenny, Debbie and of Megan, Debby, Rachel and their partners. A very special Uncle to all his nieces and nephews.

Peter will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all of his extended family, many friends and work colleagues.

'The sun has gone down, leaving an empty sky.'

Relatives and friends of Peter, Janine and family are warmly invited to attend Peter's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 21st January 2017 at 10.00am.

In lieu of flowers donations to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service,

McEWAN, Lester Robert John
Late of Wises Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Residential Care on the 14th January 2017.

Aged 90 Years 4 Months

Husband of Beryl (dec'd). Father of Glenice, Ivan, Gary, Leslie, and Dianne. Also raised Grandchildren Sharlene, Terry and Tony. Also much loved Father-in-law, Granddad, Great-granddad, Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Lester and family are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 24th January 2017 at 10.00am followed by a PRIVATE Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.