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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.  


GOWER, Katherine Annette "Kath" (nee Garner)
Late of Gympie and formerly of the Gold Coast and NZ. Passed away peacefully 10th October 2015.

Aged 50 Years

Dearly loved daughter of Jocelyn. Cherished mother of Campbell, Baden and Alina. Much loved sister, aunt and great-aunt to her family. Treasured friend of Lisa.

Kath will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all who knew her.

Relatives and friends of Kath and family are warmly invited to attend Kath's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 15th October 2015 at 1.30pm.

ELLIOTT, Mary
Passed away in the Care of the Gympie Nursing Centre, Gympie, 9th October 2015.

Beloved Widow of Andrew (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother, Great-grandmother and Great-great-grandmother to Bill, Pat & Phil Pearce, Barry (dec'd), Ron & Maureen, Bob & Lorraine, Elaine, Judy & Peter Bannister, Helen & Russell Innis and families.

Relatives and friends of Mary and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in St Peter's Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Tuesday, 13th October 2015 at 1.30pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

ARDLEY, Myrtle
Late of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care Centre and formerly of Wises Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 8th October 2015.

Aged 97 years

Beloved Wife of the late Syd Ardley. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Dot & Errol (dec'd), Sydney (dec'd), Rosie & Brian, Joyce & Bevan, Brenda & Mike. Much loved Grandmother to 17, Great-grandmother to 39 and Great-great-grandmother to 4. Survived by her Sister, Poppy Hampson.

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

CORBET, Daphne May
Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre and formerly of Alma Street, Gympie.

Passed away peacefully 7th October 2015

Aged 85 Years

Beloved wife of the late John Corbet. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Alan, Alvin, Perry, Vicki, Narelle, Karra, Trisha and their families.

Relatives and friends of Daphne and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 13th October 2015 at 10.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

WHAITE, Jean
Late of Chinamans Creek Road, Tuchekoi. Passed away 4th October 2015 in Her 95th year.

A Celebration of Jean's Life is to be held at the Graveside, Kandanga Cemetery on Tuesday, 13th October 2015 at 11.00am.

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

CHOATE, Thomas James "Jim"
Late of Kilkivan. Passed away peacefully in Nambour Hospital, Friday, 2nd October 2015.

Aged 91 years and 3 months

Dearly loved Husband of Dawn. Much loved and cherished Father and Father-in-law of Annette & Russell, Carolyn & Alby, Maree & Rob, Laurie & Linda. Sadly missed Grandfather of Stasi, Steven, Riane, Adele, Vanessa and Great-grandfather of Harper and Jackson.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jim's Funeral Service to be held at the Graveside, Kilkivan Cemetery on Monday, 12th October 2015 at 11.00am.

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

WELCH, Robert William "Bob"
Late of Lawson Road, Long Flat. Passed away at home in the care of His loving Wife, 4th October 2015.

Aged 50 years

Beloved Husband to Karin. Cherished Son and Son-in-law to Frank & Nola, and Monika Neubauer. Sadly missed Brother and Uncle to His Family.

Relatives and friends of Bob and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 9th October 2015 at 1.30pm.

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

DOWER, Marcus Thomas "Marc"
RAAF 435720

Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre, Gympie. Passed away 3rd October 2015.

Aged 90 years

Beloved Husband of Peg (dec'd). Loving Father and Father-in-law of Christopher & Bev, Angela & Phil Drahiem, and Geoff. Much loved Grandad to their families.

Relatives and friends of Marc and family are respectfully invited to attend A Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Marc's Life to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Thursday, 8th October 2015 at 11.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery commencing at 1.30pm.

WILSON, Heather
Late of Main Street, Gympie. Passed away 30th September 2015 in the care of St Andrew's Hospital, Brisbane.

Aged 84 years

Beloved Sister, Sister-in-law, Aunt, Great-aunt and Great-great-aunt to Her family.

Relatives and friends of Heather and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 7th October 2015 at 11.00am.

Donations in memory of Heather to Frontier Services greatly appreciated.

BRUNJES, Sydney Oliver "Syd"
QX53273

Late of Harvey's Siding.

Aged 91 years

Syd will be remembered as a loving Father, Father-in-law, Grandad and Great-grandad.

"Your love in our hearts, we'll eternally keep"

Relatives and friends of Syd are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday 2nd October 2015 at 1.30pm.

KNOTT, James "Michael"
Late of Kilkivan and formerly of Brisbane. Passed away peacefully after a short illness 27th September 2015.

Aged 61 years

Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Chris & Chloe, and Jess. Sadly missed "Grandad Michael" to Tony, Ella, Sophie and Luca. Cherished Son of Jim & Shirley. Treasured Brother and Brother-in-law to Graham (dec'd), John & "Spike".

Relatives and Friends of Michael are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 2nd October 2015 at 10.00am. Donations in lieu of flowers to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

WATT, Selma Elaine
Late of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care Centre and formerly of Murgon and Gympie. Passed away peacefully 25th September 2015.

Aged 82 years

Beloved Wife of Raymond (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Gary & Rozie (dec'd), Tia, Doug & Jo-Anne, Darren & Natalie. Much loved Grandmother to Vanessa, Adrian, Madison, Lachlan, Kyra-Jo, Casey and Nathan. Beloved Sister of Alan.

Relatives and friends of Selma and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Murgon Anglican Church, Taylor Street, Murgon on Tuesday, 6th October 2015 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Murgon Cemetery.

LAING, Elaine Dawn
Late of Yabba Creek Road, Imbil. Passed away suddenly 20th September 2015.

Aged 62 years

Beloved Wife of Jim. Loving Mother of Phil, Rod, Peter, Tracy, Jaimie, Chantel, Allan and Frank.

Relatives and friends of Elaine, Jim and family are respectfully invited to attend Elaine's Funeral Service to be held in the Imbil Uniting Church, Elizabeth Street, Imbil on Monday, 28th September 2015 at 2pm followed by a Committal Service at the Kandanga Cemetery.

McINTOSH, Doris Elsie
Late of Gympie Nursing Centre and formerly of Glastonbury Road, Southside. Passed away peacefully 21st September 2015.

Aged 93 years

Beloved Wife of Ray (dec'd). Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother to Val & Merv Neal, Gloria & Darryl Donald, John & Noreen, Bill (dec'd), Kathy (dec'd) & Greg Smith, Ken & Bev, Veronica Laverick, Jenny & Russell Jorgensen, Paul & Mandi and their families. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

A Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Doris' Life will be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday, 25th September 2015 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Doris to Gympie Nursing Centre greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

HEATON, Alan Leslie
RAAF 414028

Late of Parsons Road, Gympie. Formerly of Dirranbandi, Nanango and Clermont. Passed away unexpectedly in Nambour General Hospital on 18th September 2015.

Aged 93 years 9 months

Beloved Husband of Enid (dec'd). Much loved Father, Father-in-law and Friend/Mentor to Brian & Jan, Sandra & Vince Forman, Geoff, Lyn & Col Idle, Kathy & Brett Alexander. Loving Grandfather to 16 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend A Cremation Service to be held for Alan in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 26th September 2015 at 10.00am.

No flowers by request. Donations to RSL Legacy greatly appreciated.

McLELLAN, James Thomson "Jimmy"
Late of Curra and formerly of Gold Coast.

Aged 74 years

Beloved Husband of Elaine. Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Chris, Jeanette & Andrew, John & Michelle. Loving Pop to Coen, Meisha, Kimba and Declan.

Relatives and friends of Jimmy, Elaine and family are warmly invited to attend Jimmy's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 24th September 2015 at 2.00pm.

DOSS, Euan Huw
Passed away peacefully at home, Kin Kin Road, Coondoo on 17th September 2015.

Aged 15 years

A Celebration of Euan's Life is to be held in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness, Normanby Hill Road, Gympie on Saturday, 26th September 2015 at 11.00am.

BARTON-SHARMAN, Laura May
"Princess Neko"

Left this world 10th September 2015 with a smile, following a brave and dignified battle.

Aged 15 years

Adored Daughter of Rick Barton and Sharon-Ann Sharman. Loving Sister to Tom and Chris. Cherished Stepdaughter to Bill Tindall and Michelle Barton.

Relatives and friends of Laura 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, 22nd September 2015 at 1.00pm.

No flowers by request. Donations to Childhood Cancer Support greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

Friends are welcome to say a final goodbye to Laura from 12pm. At Laura's request, please wear Cosplay Fancy Dress or gold/yellow colours.

PARKE, Kenneth Stephen "Ken"
Late of Murgon and formerly of Forest Lake, Brisbane.

Beloved Husband of Christine. Dearly loved Father of Jessica and Alex. Sadly missed Brother and Brother-In-Law to Gary & Lyn and their family. Lovingly remembered by all of the Coote family.

Relatives and friends of Ken are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 23rd September 2015 at 1.30pm.You are invited to wear a touch of yellow as a tribute to Ken.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

MURRAY, Eunice Amelia
Late of Alma Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Private Hospital, 15th September 2015.

Aged 87 years

Dearly loved Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother and Great-grandmother of Helen, Rose (dec'd), Eunice and their families. Much loved Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Eunice and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 22nd September 2015 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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