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.  


McKEWEN, Melville Leslie "Mel"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Tansey. Passed away peacefully in the care of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care Centre Gympie, on the 14th January 2016.

Aged 83 years

Dearly loved Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to Val & Ian (dec'd) Clark, Don & Pat, Glen & Judy, and their families.

Relatives and friends of Mel are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service, to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 20th January 2016 commencing at 11:00am.

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

JENNINGS, Avice
Late of Cross Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 13th January 2016.

Aged 95 Years

Beloved wife of George (dec'd). Loving Mother,Mother-in-law, Nana and Great-Nana to Leon (dec'd), Leona, Warren (dec'd), Betty, Marlene and their families. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law, aunt, and friend to many.

Relatives and friends of Avice and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in St. Peters Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Wednesday, 20th January 2016 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Cancer Council Qld greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

SMITH, James "Graham"
Late of Tamaree and previously of Upper Kandanga. Passed away peacefully in the care of the Gympie General Hospital, 14th January 2016.

Aged 75 years

Beloved husband of Lyn. Dearly loved Dad and Father-in-law of Maria (decíd), Karyn & Rick, Toni & Dale, Donna & Aodhan. Much loved Grandpa to Kristin & Sophie, Mickayla & Kira-Lee. Loving Brother, Brother-in-law, Uncle, and friend to many.

"Forever in Our Hearts"

Relatives and friends of Graham 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, 19th January 2016 at 10am.

Donations in lieu of flowers and in memory of Graham to Little Haven Palliative Care would be appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

POINTON, Warren Gregory
Late of Driver, NT and formerly of Tin Can Bay.
Passed away 1st January 2016.

Aged 51 years

Warren will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his children, mother, brothers, all of his extended family and friends.

Relatives and friends of Warren are invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Tin Can Bay RSL Hall, Gympie Road, Tin Can Bay on Monday, 18th January 2016 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery.

FREWEN-LORD, Neville Walter James
Late of Tin Can Bay. Passed away surrounded by family, 8th January 2016.

Aged 84 years

Beloved Husband of Kathy. Dearly loved Father to Carole, Sharnie and Jill. Neville will be remembered as a loving Husband, Father and Friend.

Relatives and friends of Neville, Kathy and family are warmly invited to attend Neville's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 18th January 2016 commencing at 2.00pm.

Special thanks to Prince Charles Hospital for their care.

EDWARDS, Albert Maurice "Jack"
Late of Canberra and formerly of Louisa Street, Gympie, Jack passed away peacefully 9th January 2016.

Aged 88 Years

Beloved husband of the late "Lulie" Edwards. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Susan & Les, Peter & Sally, Paul and Tim & Annie.

Much loved grandfather to Scott, Kathryn, Christopher, Timothy, Vanessa and Amanda, and great-grandfather to Chloe, Ian, Owen, Henry, William, Jack, Finn, Ava and Harper.

Survived by his loving sister Dorothy "Dort".

Relatives and friends of Jack and family are respectfully invited to attend A Requiem Mass in celebration and thanksgiving for Jack's Life to be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday, 22nd January 2016 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

MAUDSLEY, Rodney William Brassey "Rod"
Late of Exhibition Road, Gympie.

24-03-1936 -- 09-01-2016

Loving Husband of Janice. Father and Father-in-law of Maree & Greg Wyllie, Tracey & John Tincknell, Shane (dec'd). Grandfather of 7 and Great-grandfather of 9 and their families. Missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Rod, Jan and family are invited to attend Rod's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 14th January 2016 at 10.00am.

WILLIAMSON, Kenneth Stanley (OAM) "Ken"
RAAF O22971
SQN LDR

Late of Clematis Street, Gympie Qld.

Aged 84 years

Former Husband of Shirley (dec'd) and later Christine. Much loved Father and Stepfather of Leon, Bruce, Kaye and Rod. Proud and loving Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather to his family.

Relatives and friends of Ken and family are invited to attend His Memorial Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road Gympie, on Tuesday, 12th January commencing at 10:00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Legacy.

Ken's family wish to acknowledge the great support and assistance of R.S.L Home Care and Little Haven Palliative Care during Ken's illness.

TINKER, Malcolm
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully 31st December 2015.

Aged 66 Years

Beloved son of Gordon & Dot Tinker (both dec'd). Dearly loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Lynn, Jan, Rick, Brett and their families.

Relatives and friends of Malcolm 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, 12th January 2015 at 1.00pm followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

TALBOT-SCOBIE, Duncan
Late of Gympie. Sadly passed away suddenly Wednesday 30th December 2015.

Aged 45 years

Loving son of Neale and Nessie. Beloved brother of Robynne, Sheona and Jason. Cherished brother-in-law to Simon, Brett and Gill. The most wonderful uncle to Rebecca, Alana, Phoebe, Andrew, Harrison, Jackson, Bailey, Cooper and Oscar.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Duncanís Funeral Service, to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, Brisbane Road, Gympie, Monday, 11th January 2016 at 2.00 pm.

WALTON, Geoffrey William
Late of Goomboorian via Gympie and formerly of Toowoomba and Yarra Valley, Victoria. Died unexpectedly, 30th December 2015.

Aged 70 years

Beloved Husband of Monika. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Paul & Deanne, Kim & Paul, Hayley & Jerome. Loving Poppy to nine. Brother to Glenda, Beverley and families.

Relatives and friends of Geoffrey and family are warmly invited to attend His Memorial Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 7th January 2016 at 10.30am.

TEBBUTT, Joyce Margaret
Late of Tin Can Bay and formerly of Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Masonic Care, Cooloola Coast, 2nd January 2016.

Aged 93 years

Beloved Wife of Fred (dec'd). Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Bryan (dec'd), Kay & Merv Gibson, Jean, Dawn & Les Peel. Loving Grandmother to 9 and Great-grandma to 14.

Relatives and friends of Joyce 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, 9th January 2016 at 10.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Blue Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

RICHARDSON, George Lewis
Late of Gympie and formerly of Drillham and Toowoomba. Passed away peacefully 1st January 2016.

Aged 72 Years

Beloved husband of Margaret. Dearly loved father of Deon, Melissa and Cameron. Much loved grandfather to Savannah. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle of Sonny, Gwen (both dec'd), Betty, Val, Noela, Laurie and their families.

Relatives and friends of George, Margaret and family are respectfully invited to attend George's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 8th January 2015 at 10.30am.

BETTS, Ellis Hubert
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of "Balmoral" Glastonbury. Passed away peacefully 25th December 2015.

Aged 85 Years

Dearly loved Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to Merv & Bev Betts and their families.

Relatives and friends of Ellis are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 4th January 2016 at 2pm.

OELLING, Gottfried "Fritz"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Mt Isa. Passed away peacefully 28th, December 2015.

Aged 73 years

Beloved partner of Mhoragh. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather.

Fritz will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of his extended family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Fritz, Mhoragh and family are warmly invited to attend Fritz's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 4th January 2016 at 10.00am.

JONES, Sherri Lea
Late of Derrilin Drive, Gympie. Passed away peacefully, 25th December 2015.

Aged 53 years

Much loved Daughter of Fay & Bill (dec'd). Dearly loved Sister of Shane. Loving Aunt to Ty & Emma and Great-aunt of Koby. Sherri will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all the Spacie and Jones families.

Relatives and friends of Sherri 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, 31st December 2015 at 2.00pm.

PHILLIPS, Jean
Passed away peacefully.

Aged 89 years

Forever in our hearts

Beloved Wife of Norm. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Billy (dec'd), Jenny & John. Adored Nanna of Justin and Shannon, Shaun and Helena, Daniel and Andrew. Great-grandmother to Ethan and Zali. Much loved Aunty.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral for Jean to be held in St Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Thursday, 31st December 2015 at 10.00am, followed by a Private Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

CHRISTENSEN, Joyce
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Tin Can Bay and Chatsworth. Passed away peacefully 24th December 2015.

Aged 92 Years

Beloved wife of Bill. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of John & June, Margaret & Wayne Nobbs. Sadly missed grandma to Tony, Nikki, Rachel, and Paul. Joyce will be remembered as a loving sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of Joyce, Bill and family are respectfully invited to attend Joyce's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 30th December 2015 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Alzheimer's Australia (Qld) greatly appreciated.

BOWYER, Michael John "Mick"
Late of Pie Creek. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving wife, family and friends, 22nd December 2015.

Aged 55 Years

Beloved husband of Kerry-Anne. Dearly loved father of Charlee, Abby, Bryn and Christopher. Cherished son of Fred & Judy. Much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Ian & Tracey, Jocelyn & Steve and their families.

Relatives and friends of Mick, Kerry-Anne and family are warmly invited to attend Mick's Farewell Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 30th December 2015 at 2.00pm.

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

BYO Esky for refreshments at the Duck Ponds.

BROOKES, Janice Marie "Jan"
Late of Johns Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones 21st December 2015.

Aged 68 Years

Beloved wife of Lex. Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Simon, Donna & Clinton Snell. Cherished Nanny to Kodey-Leigh, Jayden, Shayleah and Isla.

Relatives and friends of Jan, Lex and family are warmly invited to attend Jan's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 29th December 2015 at 2.00pm.

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