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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.  


HAWKINS, Marie Lynnette
Late of Cooinda Aged Care, Gympie and formerly of Hawkins Road, Widgee. Passed away peacefully 12th November 2016.

Aged 85 Years

Beloved Wife of Tom Hawkins (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Steven & Fay, Ron & Sue, Jenny & Barry, Keith & Gail. Much loved Grandmother and Great-Grandmother to Tammy & Peter, Stephanie & Barry, Vicki & Adam, Ben, Tim, Peter & Annabel, Ben & Kate, Lindy & Steve, Cameron & Nikkie, Erin & Peter and their families.

Relatives and friends of Marie and family are respectfully invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 18th November 2016 at 10:30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Cooinda Aged Care, Gympie greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

PRESTON, Fredrick William Ronald "Ron"
Late of St Patrick's Villa, Gympie.

Former Plumbing Inspector for Gympie City Council.
Passed away peacefully in the care of St Patrick's Villa, 14th November 2016.

Aged 86 years

Beloved Husband of Betty. Dearly loved Father of Michael & Kathy, Susan, Anne & Graham, Robert & Janelle, Peter & Donna. Much loved 'Pop' to all of his Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren.

Relatives and friends of Ron, Betty and family are respectfully invited to attend Ron's Funeral Service, to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road Gympie, on Wednesday, 16th November 2016 at 2:00pm.

WHEILDON, Margaret Alice Glorious
Late of St. Patrick's Villa, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 8th November 2016.

Aged 88 Years

Beloved Wife of Arthur (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Les & Lyn, Joan & Nick, Dorothy & Rodney, Ken & Mary. Much loved Gran to Heidi, James, Kurt, Hamish, Felicity, Matthew, Rebecca, Michelle, Nicholas, Amanda and Great-Gran to 13.

Relatives and friends of Margaret and family are warmly invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 11th November 2016 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

DANIELL, Ezra John "Jack"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Carmila and Mt Isa. Passed away peacefully 5th November 2016.

Aged 86 Years

Beloved Husband of Shirley. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-grandfather of Bill & Barb, David & Margie, Catherine & Dino, Jean & Jock, Stewart (dec'd), Fionna & Graham, Linda & Robbie and their families. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Jack, Shirley and family are respectfully invited to attend Jack's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 10th November 2016 at 1.30pm.

HUTTON, Angus Finlay
8.4.1928 - 30.10.2016

Formerly of Scrubby Creek, Gympie.

Dearly loved Husband of Gem Hutton (dec'd). Loved Father and Father-in-law of Tina & Kent, Bill & Jan, and their extended family. Proud and loving Grandad of Clare and Julia.

Relatives and friends of Angus 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, 7th November 2016 at 1.30pm.

SIMPSON, Allan John
Late of Coverty, Proston and formerly of Tin Can Bay.

Passed away unexpectedly 28th, October 2016.

Aged 83 years

Beloved Husband of Fay. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Andrew, Pat & Colleen and Kevin & Robyn.

Relatives and friends of Allan, Fay 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 Monday, 7th November, 2016 at 10:00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Australian Lions Foundation.

HEMPSALL, Mary Margaret
Late of Somerset Street, Gympie.

Passed away peacefully at Gympie Residential Care, 27th October, 2016.

Aged 85 Years

Beloved Wife of Col. Loving Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandma and Great-Grandma to Christine, Peter, Donna and their families. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Mary, Col and family are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Her Life to be held in St Patricks Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Wednesday, 2nd November 2016 at 12:00noon followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

LAWRENCE, Loretta Marie (nee Dore)
Late of Runcorn, Brisbane and formerly of Gympie. Passed away peacefully after a long battle with Ovarian Cancer, 23rd October 2016.

Aged 60 Years

Loving Mother, Mother-in-law and Grandmother to Amanda, Cameron, Dean and their families. Former Wife of Wayne (dec'd). Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Loretta and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in St. Patricks Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Monday, 31st October 2016 at 12.00 noon followed by a Private Committal Service at the Cooloola Coast Crematorium.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Ovarian Cancer Foundation greatly appreciated.

As per Loretta's wishes, please wear bright colours.

SUMMERILL, Charles Raymond "Charlie"
Late of Glen Eden Drive, Gympie and formerly of The Palms. Passed away peacefully at home 24th October 2016.

Aged 87 Years

Beloved Husband of Alenor (dec'd). Loving Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-grandfather to Tony, Ray, Sharon and their families.

Relatives and friends of Charlie and family are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 31st October 2016 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

GRIEVE, Kevin Alexander
Late of Canina and formerly of Cooloola Cove and Cannon Hill. Passed away peacefully 21st October 2016.

Aged 82 Years

Beloved Husband of Nola. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Wendy & Michael, Darren & Kaye, Peter & Michelle, Shane & Debbie. Much loved "Pop" to Julie & Dave, Dani & Sam, Jess & Matt, Nick, Maddie, Bec, Steven, Nolan, Michael and Great-Grandpop to Lily and Georgie. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Kevin, Nola and family are respectfully invited to attend Kevin's Funeral Service to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Thursday, 27th October 2016 at 11.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Heart Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

DALTON, Joyce
Late of Drummer Street, Tin Can Bay and formerly of Avalon, Sydney.

Passed away peacefully, 17th October 2016.

Aged 99 years.

Beloved Wife of Bruce (dec'd). Loving Mother to Jan and Mac and Mother-in-law to John (dec'd), and Penny. Cherished Nanna to Samantha and Philippa. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Loved and cherished "Mum" to all.

Privately Cremated.

ANDERSON, Dawn
Late of Ray Street, Gympie.
Passed away peacefully after a long illness, 18th October 2016.

Aged 75 years

Beloved Wife of Doug. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law to Bruce, Suzette, Craig & Henrieta, Anita Anderson & Chad Griffiths. Cherished Nanna to 7 Grandchildren and 1 Great-Grandaughter. Loved Sister and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Dawn, Doug and family are respectfully invited to attend Dawn's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 25th October 2016 at 10:00am.

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

GARRETT, Margaret Helen (nee Olsen)
Late of Jones Hill and formerly of Upper Kandanga. Passed away peacefully after a short illness 17th October 2016.

Aged 83 Years

Former Wife and friend of Terry (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Caroline & Ken Meredith, Pat & Bob Catlin, Jim & Narelle, Jenny (dec'd), Leanne & Ken Bryers. Cherished Nana to 14 Grandchildren and 24 Great-grandchildren. Sadly missed Sister of Val and good friend to Kev.

Relatives and friends of Margaret and family are warmly invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 24th October 2016 at 10.00am.

CURRAN, Joan Tereasa
Late of Scarness and formerly of Gympie and Camooweal. Passed away at home in the care of her loving family 14th October 2016.

Aged 53 Years

Loving Daughter of Timothy & Bridget Curran (both dec'd). Cherished Sister and Sister-in-law of Pat & Rosemary, John & Trish, Tim & Helen, Julie & Robert Lee, Michael & Jackie and Jerry. Sadly missed Aunt to 16 and Great-Aunt to 14.

Relatives and friends of Joan and family are respectfully invited to attend A Celebration for Joan's Life to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday, 21st October 2016 at 11.00am 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.

ARMSTRONG, Frank
Late of Southside, Gympie and formerly of Wombarra, NSW.

Passed away peacefully 1st October, 2016

Aged 88 years

Beloved Husband of Mary. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of John & Christine, Laurie & Irene and Tony & Dale. Much loved 'Pop' to 8 Grandchildren and Great 'Pop' to 12 Great-Grandchildren.

Relatives and friends of Frank, Mary and family are respectfully invited to attend Frank's Funeral Service, to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 11th October 2016 at 10:30am.

McCLAY, Robert "Bob"
Aged 83 Years

Beloved Husband of Bessie. Much loved Father of Robert, Diane, Jennifer, Kenneth, Leanne and Father-in-law to Dennis and Karen.

Adored Grandfather.

A Funeral Service for Bob will be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 11th October 2016 at 1.30pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

SCHULER, Joyce Irene
Late of Oxford Crest, Gympie and formerly of Woolooga. Passed away peacefully in the care of Friendlies Private Hospital, Bundaberg on 3rd October, 2016.

Aged 91 years

Beloved Wife of Nev (dec'd). Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Wayne & Vicki, Kerrie, Garry & Karen. Loving Grandmother of Paula & Ralph, Joanne and Corey. Great-Grandmother to Archie.

Relatives and friends of Joyce and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 7th October, 2016 at 10:30am to be followed by a Graveside Committal Service at the Kilkivan Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Lupus Australia, Qld Inc greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

SHAW, Laurel "Kevin"
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the presence of his family 29th September 2016.

Aged 84 Years

Beloved Husband of Bernice (dec'd). Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Greg & Lisa, Liz, Len & Bev. Much loved Grandfather to 7 and Great-Grandfather to 11.

Relatives and friends of Kevin and family are respectfully invited to attend Kevin's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 6th October 2016 at 1.30pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Cooinda Aged Care Centre greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

WEBER, Leslie Frederick "Les"
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family 28th September 2016.

Aged 79 Years

Beloved Husband of Del. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Sharon & Rod, Shane & Connie, Gavin & Michelle, Trina & Col. Much loved "Pop" to 11 Grandchildren and 11 Great-Grandchildren. Survived by his sister Esme.

Relatives and friends of Les, Del and family are warmly invited to attend Les' Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 6th October 2016 at 10.00am.

BUNN, Phyllis Maureen
Late of Gympie and formerly of Alpha and Jericho.

Passed away peacefully, 28th September 2016.

Aged 76 years

Beloved Wife of Viv. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Paul and Marty & Dionne. Much loved Grandma to Geordie, Brandon, Georgie, Gracie and Eli. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Phyllis, Viv and family are warmly invited to attend Phyllis' Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road Gympie on Tuesday, 4th October 2016 at 10:30am.