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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.  


GEIGER, James Patrick "Jim" OAM
Late of Bushland Drive, Gympie and formerly of "Sandy Ranch" and "Glenvale", Upper Glastonbury. Passed away peacefully 8th November 2018.

Aged 96 Years

Beloved Husband of Jessie (Dec'd). Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law of Wilfred (Dec'd) & Anne, John (Dec'd) & Annette, Joyce & Allan, Colin & Patsy, Maree & Ken. Much loved Pop to 18 and Great-Pop to 25.

Relatives and Friends of Jim and family are respectfully invited to attend a Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Jim's life, to be held in St. Patricks Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie, on Friday, 16th November 2018 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

ELLIS, Alfred Edgar 'Jim'
Late of Traveston. Passed away peacefully at Gympie Residential Care, Wednesday, 7th November 2018.

Aged 87 Years

Beloved Husband of Doreen. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law and Grandfather of Mary and Kathleen, and their families. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Jim, Doreen and family are respectfully invited to attend Jim's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 15th November 2018 at 10.00am.

SCOTT, James Douglas "Jim" Rtd. Snr. Sgt. Qld Police
Late of Cooinda Aged Care and formerly of Rifle Range Road and the Mary Valley. Passed away on Monday, 5th November 2018.

Aged 80 Years

Beloved Husband of Val. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather of James, Delmay (dec'd), Robyn and their families. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Jim, Val and family are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of Thanksgiving for Jim's life to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, on Monday, 12th November 2018 at 10:00am

TOMPKINS, Albert John
Late of Diggings Road, Imbil.

Passed away suddenly at home 1st November, 2018.

Aged 73 Years

Beloved Son of Charlie (dec'd) and Jessie (dec'd). Loving Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to Graham (dec'd), Barry, Des, Christine and their families.

Relatives and friends of Albert & Family are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, on Friday, 9th November 2018 at 10.00am.

BAKER, Enid Angela
Late of Cooinda Aged Care, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 25th October 2018.

Aged 92 Years

Beloved Wife of the late James Edward Baker.

Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Jennette & Rob, Darryl (dec'd), Tony & Sarai. Much loved Grandmother to Lea-Anne & Jeff, Grantley and Bryce, and Great-Grandmother to Annabelle, Scarlett, Abigail and Eloise.

Relatives and friends of Enid and family are respectfully invited to attend Enid's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 16th November 2018 at 10.00am followed by a committal service at the Gympie Cemetery.

No Flowers by request. Donations in memory of Enid to Cooinda Aged Care or ADRA greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

WICKERSON, Mable Rita (Britten, nee Atkinson)
Late of Gympie and formerly of Kilkivan and Yandina. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 30th October, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

Aged 85 Years

Loving Wife of Lloyd (dec'd) and Arthur (dec'd). Sadly missed by Mark & Judi, Leanne & David, Joe & Nicola, David & Katrina, Robert & Peter, Stephen, Theresa, her cherished and much loved many grandchildren, great grandchildren, their partners, and a much-anticipated great great grandchild.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a funeral service for Mable, which will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Chapel, 28 Sorensen Road, Southside, Gympie on Thursday, 8th November 2018 commencing at 11am to be followed by an interment at the Gympie Cemetery.

Our lives have changed forever. Wrapped in the arms of her Heavenly Father. RIP – Mumma Bear.

ELLIOTT, Margaret Rose
Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre and formerly of Fritz Road, Chatsworth. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Gympie Hospital, 30th October 2018.

Aged 73 Years

Beloved and loving Wife of Len. Loved and loving Mother and Mother-in-law of Karyn & Brad, Leonard & Janine, Rosalyn & Gavin and David & Carrie.

Loving Nan to Brenden, Ellen, Hayden, Kurt, Myles, Nate, Cooper, Hudson and Carter.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Margaret’s Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 2nd November 2018 at 10.00am.

“Forever in our hearts”.

Donations in lieu of flowers may be given to Blue Care Australia.

PELLOW, Edward Charles "Ted"

Relatives and friends of Ted, Sally and family are warmly invited to attend Ted's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 29th October 2018 at 1.30pm.

MULCAHY, Norman John "Norm"
Relatives and friends of Norm, Anne 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, 29th October 2018 at 10.30am.

CHERRY, Neil Henry Keith
Late of Noosa Road, Gympie and formerly of Wallumbilla. Passed away14th October, 2018.

Aged 74 Years

Beloved Husband of Lyn. Dearly loved Father of Christian and Natasha, and Step-Father of Lisa. Loving Pa to Drui, Dymond, Finlay and Zydia. Beloved Son of Leo and Molly (dec'd). Brother of Gavin (dec'd), Leona, Beris (dec'd), Lyle, Kevin and Keith.

Relatives and friends of Neil, Lyn and family are respectfully invited to attend Neil's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, on Friday, 26th October 2018 at 1:30pm.

BUCKLEY, Enid Elizabeth
Late of Johnstone Road, Southside and formerly of Glastonbury.

Passed away in the loving care of the Gympie Private Hospital, 17th October 2018.

Aged 87 Years

Loving Wife of Doug (dec'd). Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Wendy & Richard, Kathleen & Len, Evelyn & Peter, Glennys & Martin (dec'd). Sadly missed Gran, Great-Gran, Great-Great-Gran "Buckley Nan" to Lucrezia, Benjamin, Megan, Natasha, Andrew, Natalie, Georgina, Rowan, Jacqueline, Annalie, Isla, Lars and their families.

Relatives and friends of Enid and Family are warmly invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Community Church, Pine Street, Gympie on Friday, 26th October 2018 at 1:00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

ALLEN, George Arthur
Late of Kennedy Road, Bli Bli and formerly of Clematis Street, Gympie, and Kilkivan. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, 17th October 2018.

Aged 88 Years

Beloved Husband of Joan. Loving Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather to Jo-Anne Moody, Gary Allen, Margaret Allison, Lynette Bartolini, John Allen, Glenda Daniels and their families.

Relatives and friends of George, Joan and Family are invited to attend a Celebration of George's Life to be held in the Christian Family Church, Fritz Road, Chatsworth, on Monday, 22nd October 2018 at 10:00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to C.O.A.T. Envelopes available at the service.

HODGETTS, Eric Joseph
Late of Gympie and formerly of Bundaberg. Passed away after a short illness surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, 13th October 2018.

Aged 89 Years

Beloved Husband of Audrey. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Susan & Ian Runge and Noela & Stephen Godfrey. Much loved Grandfather and Great-Grandfather.

Relatives and friends of Eric, Audrey and family are respectfully invited to attend Eric's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, on Friday, 26th October 2018 at 10:00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Australia Cancer Research Foundation, www.acrf.com.au .Envelopes available at the service.

SHAPLAND, Ian James
Late of Cracow and formerly of Glen Echo. Passed away at home Wednesday, 10th October 2018.

Aged 62 Years

Loved Son of Harold (dec'd) and Wilhelmina 'Min'. Cherished Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to his family.

Relatives and friends of Ian and family are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie, on Thursday, 25th October 2018 at 11:00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

TOBIN, Eileen Imelda
Late of Moreton Shores Residential Care, Brisbane, and formerly of Kandanga.

Passed away peacefully 11th October 2018.

Aged 95 Years

Beloved Wife of Kevin (dec'd). Loving Mother and Mother-in-Law of Mick (dec'd) & Lin, Trevor & Christine, Jeanette & Tom. Cherished Grandmother of Tanya, Charmaine and Bianca, and Great-Grandmother to Cody, Jayden, Noah and Jonah.

Relatives and friends of Eileen 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, 23rd October 2018 at 10.00am.

STRAHAN, Marilyn Elizabeth (nee LAMB)
Late of Jones Hill and formerly of The Dawn, Cooroy and Coburg, Victoria. Passed away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, 9th October 2018.

Aged 70 Years

Beloved Wife and Soul Mate of Rod. Dearly loved and cherished Mother and Mother-in-law of Richard and Liz & Robert Kennedy. Loving Grandma of Jack and Liam. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt to her family.

Relatives and friends of Marilyn, Rod and their family are respectfully invited to attend Marilyn's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie Qld, on Monday, 22nd October 2018 at 11:00am.

ROBERTSON, Bruce David
Late of Groundwater Road, Gympie. Passed away 9th October 2018.

Aged 79 Years

Beloved and loving Husband of Del. Loved and loving Father and Father-in-law of Don (dec'd) & Linda, David & Kerri and Cheryl Glover. Cherished Grandad and Pop of Amanda, Meghan, Nathan, Vanessa, Anne, Maggie and Emma.

Loving Great-Grandad to their families. Loved Brother and Brother-in-law of Angus & Shirley, Bob & Wendy and Marjory Hogan, Mavis Edwards (dec'd), Enid Bush (dec'd), Eunice Murray (dec'd), Geoff & Dawn Clark and Uncle to their families.

Relatives and friends of Bruce, Del and family are warmly invited to attend Bruce's Memorial Service, to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, on Monday, 15th October 2018 at 1:30pm.

"Privately Cremated"

McQUEEN, Allan Richard "Unk"
16.02.1929 - 08.10.2018

Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre and formerly of Smyth Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at Dove Cottage, Palliative Care Unit, Caloundra.

Aged 89 Years

Beloved Brother of Violet (Burton), Florence (Delaforce), Colin, Arthur and Ross (all dec'd). Survived by his sister, Grace (Smerdon). Much loved and highly respected Uncle, Great Uncle, Great Great-Uncle and Great Great Great- Uncle.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Allan's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 12th October 2018 at 2.00pm.

"A Brave Battle Fought"

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

LORENSEN, Clarice
Late of Mitchelton and formerly of Wolvi. Passed away peacefully 8th October 2018.

Aged 89 Years

Beloved Wife of the late Noel Lorensen. Dearly loved Mother of Narelle, and Murray. Much loved Gran to Danielle, Nathan, Craig and Great-Gran to Ella. Sadly missed Sister of John Granzin.

Relatives and friends of Clarice and family are respectfully invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 15th October 2018 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Leukaemia Foundation Qld greatly appreciated.

ANDERSON, Douglas Victor "Doug"
Late of Ray Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 6th October 2018.

Aged 82 Years

Beloved Husband of the late Dawn Anderson. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather of Bruce, Suzette, Craig, Anita and their families. Sadly missed Brother of Joan Morris.

Relatives and friends of Doug 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, 16th October 2018 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Parkinson's Qld greatly appreciated.