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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.  


LISK, Barbara Anne "Bunty"
Late of Larkin Road, Pie Creek. Passed away peacefully in the care of Winston House Aged Care Centre, 22nd August 2015.

Aged 94 Years

Beloved Widow of Roland "Roly" Lisk. Dearly loved mother to Pam. Sadly missed "Munna" to Craig & Michele and Sarah & Rodney. A great friend to many.

Relatives and friends of Bunty and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 27th August 2015 at 1.30pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

RICHTER, Roy Edwin
Late of Gympie, Qld and formerly of Toogoolawah, Caboolture, Kenilworth and Sydney. Passed away peacefully 22nd August 2015.

Aged 89 years

Beloved Husband of Shirley and Joan (both dec'd). Much loved Father, Grandfather and Great-grandfather of Neville, Garry, Kevin, Alan, Wayne, Julie and their families.

Relatives and friends of Roy and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie, Qld on Thursday, 27th August 2015 at 10.30am.

McCARTHY, Charles Woods
Late of Tamaree, Gympie and formerly of Beaudesert. Passed away peacefully in the Care of St Patrick's Villa, 22nd August 2015.

Beloved Father of 4, Grandfather to 6 and Great-grandfather to 12. Much loved Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

A Celebration of Charles' Life is to be held at the Gympie Christian Family Church, Fritz Road, Chatsworth on Wednesday, 26th August 2015 at 12.00pm, followed by afternoon tea.

Privately Cremated.

WILSON, Joseph Bruce "Joe"
Late of Crown Road, Gympie. Passed away suddenly 22nd August 2015.

Aged 77 years

Dearly loved partner of Di. Much loved Father, Grandfather, Great-grandfather, Brother, Brother-in-law, Uncle and Friend to many.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Joe's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 26th August 2015 at 11.00am.

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

RAATZ nee Krause, Beryl Mary
Of Cooloola Cove and formerly of Toowoomba and Tewantin

Passed away Wednesday 19 August 2015.

Aged 88 years

Beloved Wife of Kenneth. Loving Mother of Barbara Ann and George Parkyn. Sister of Jack, Lesley, Elsie, Eric and Sidney Krause (all dec'd). Sister in Law to Joan and Bob (dec'd) Smith and Allan (dec'd) and Marg Raatz.

A private family cremation followed by a Tribute to the Life of Beryl to be held at the Cooloola Cove Veterans & Community Hall, cnr Nautilus & Santa Maria Ct, Cooloola Cove on Saturday, 22nd August 2015 at 12.30pm.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Tin Can Bay CWA who will be serving a light snack after the Tribute.

WINTERBINE, James John "Jim"
Late of Brisbane and formerly of Gladstone. Passed away suddenly in the care of the Gympie Hospital 16th August 2015.

Aged 80 years

Beloved husband of Judy (dec'd). Much loved father of Richard, and Brett (dec'd). Sadly missed brother-in-law to Jill & Pat, and uncle to Joanne and Rex.

Relatives and friends of James 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, 21st August 2015 at 1.00pm.

GILBERT (nee Lowe), Audrey Bernice Winifred
Late of Rainbow Beach and formerly of Noosaville. Passed away peacefully 14th August 2015.

Aged 82 years

Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Robyn & Colin Lynn. Much loved Grandma to Charis and Gerard. Loving sister, sister-in-law and aunt to Ted (dec'd) & Marlene Lowe, Patricia (dec'd) & Lorrie (dec'd) Marsh, Jim & Irene Lowe and families. Audrey will be remembered as a wonderful and special neighbour and friend to many.

Relatives and friends of Audrey and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 20th August 2015 at 10.30am.

KNIGHT, Edwin Arthur "Eddie"
Late of Ashford Road Gympie. Passed away peacefully after a long illness, 13th August 2015.

Aged 87 years

Beloved husband of Margaret. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Kathryn & Ken Pratt, Edwin (dec'd) & Gayle, Bill & Robyn, Margaret, and Dianne. Sadly missed Granddad and Pop to 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Much loved brother and brother-in-law to Daphne & Merv Kerridge and John Scott.

Relatives and friends of Eddie, Margaret and family are respectfully invited to attend Eddie's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 18th August 2015 at 10.30am

MILLER, Myrtle "Iris"
Late of Gympie and formally of Sexton. Passed away in the care of Cooinda Aged Care Centre, 11th August 2015.

Aged 84 years

Beloved wife of Vince (dec'd). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Doug & Roslyn, Karon, Kevin & Sharlene, Amalie & Bob, Sandra & Ray, Richard & Alana. Loving Grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends of Iris and family are warmly invite to attend Iris's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 19th August 2015 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

SWAN, Vernon Clive
Late of Cooloola Cove and formerly of Goomboorian. Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving wife and daughter.

Aged 84 years

Beloved Husband of Veronica. Dearly loved Father and Father-In-law of Rhonda & Gavin, Julie & Greg. Much loved Granddad to Daniel & Melinda, Jeanette & Terry, Sam & James, Kaya & Jordan and Great-Granddad to 4.

Relatives and friends of Vernon, Veronica and family are respectfully invited to attend Vernon's Funeral Service to be held Graveside at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery, Rainbow Beach Road, Cooloola Cove on Friday, 14th August 2015 at 10.00am.

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

BRADFORD, Robert James "Bob"
Late of Cootharaba Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Cooinda Aged Care Centre, 31st July 2015.

Aged 88 years

Beloved Husband of the Late Margaret Bradford. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Maureen (dec'd) & Alec Adamson, John & Emily, Darryl & Wendy. Adored Poppa to Kristine, Shelley, Ashley, Sara, Luke and James and Great-grandfather to James, Matty (dec'd), Blaik, Brigette, Corey and Ivy.

Relatives and friends of Bob are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 12th August 2015 at 10.30am.

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

BARSBY, Maureen Dawn
Late of Diggings Road and formerly of Barsby Road, Imbil. Passed away peacefully at home 5th August 2015.

Aged 84 years

Beloved wife of Ron (dec'd). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Lorraine & Lloyd Durham, Merv & Chris, Marion & Charles English, Neville & Jenny, Dot & Steve Newcombe. Cherished grandma and great-grandma. Loved friend of Grace & Darcy Jensen, Kevin & Kirrily Rendell, Ronnie Rendell & Rhonda, and Jeffrey Rendell (dec'd). Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of Maureen and family are respectfully invited to attend Maureen's Funeral Service to be held in the Christ Anglican Church, Yabba Road, Imbil on Tuesday 11th August 2015 at 11.00am followed by a Committal Service at the Kandanga Cemetery.

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

LONG, Steven James
Late of Marys Creek. Passed away 30th July 2015.

Aged 43 years

Cherished husband of Tina. Much loved father of Matthew, Vanessa, Clinton and Brendan. Loving son of Lawrie & Anne, and brother of Julie and Debbie. Sadly missed son-in-law, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many.

Relatives and friends of Steven, Tina and family are respectfully invited to attend Steven's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 10th August 2015 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

YOUNG, Cornelius "Dan"
Late of Settlement Road, Curra. Passed away peacefully 4th August 2015.

Aged 76 years

Beloved husband of Mary. Much loved father and father-in-law of Shirley & Jason, Annette & David, Peter & Melissa Knox, Berni & Mark, Dan & Jodi. Cherished Grandad to 13 Grandchildren.

Relatives and friends of Dan, Mary and family are respectfully invited to attend Dan's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 7th August 2015 at 10.00 am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

HINDS, EDWARD HENRY “Ted”
Late of Miva and formerly of Curra. Taken unexpectedly 23 July 2015.

Aged 57 years.

Beloved Father, Father-in-law and Pa of Tony & Lisa, Alicia & Chris, Robert & Kierra and his eight grandchildren. Much loved former Husband of Sheryl.
Cherished son and brother of Henry Hinds (dec’d) & Hazel Jurd and their families

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Ted’s Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 4 August 2015 at 10.00am.

LEY, Joan Ann
Late of Campbell Road, Gympie and formerly of Boonah. Passed away peacefully 27th July 2015.

Aged 77 years

Beloved wife of Rob. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Sandra, Michael and their families.

Relatives and friends of Joan, Rob and family are respectfully invited to attend Joan's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 1st August 2015 at 10.30am.

HARDING, Neita May
Late of Andrea Avenue, Gympie and formerly of Wau, P.N.G.

Passed away peacefully after a short illness 27th July 2015.

Aged 93 Years

Beloved wife of the late "Jim" Harding. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Len & Raylee, and Denice & Mick Kirwan and their families.

Relatives and friends of Neita 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, 31st July 2015 at 2.00pm.

POLLEY, Duncan James
Passed away peacefully 23rd July 2015.

Aged 85 years.

Beloved husband of Valda, dearly loved father, grandfather and great-grandfather of Sherryl, Mark, Robyn, Warren, Christine, Jennifer, Miriam and their families. Duncan was privately interred as per his wishes, Monday, 27th July 2015.

“Home with his Lord, the one he adores”

Please join the Polley Family in honouring Duncan’s pioneering spirit.

Memorial Service - Saturday, 1st August 2015
Gympie Cooloola Christian College Hall
10am - Morning Tea
Tea, Coffee and Sweet Treats will be served
11am - Service
Share in a life time of memories

Please feel free to wear your Polleys Coaches tour memorabilia.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Gospel Literature Outreach greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

DAVIES, Edwin John "Eddie"
Late of Boonooroo and formerly of Amamoor. Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer, 26th July 2015.

Aged 67 years

Beloved Husband to Jan. Loving Father and Father-in-law to Tracey & Gary Dean, Judy & David McInnes, Sherri & Geoff Kerr. Dearly loved Granpa of Jordan, Dakota, Kaylee, Tegan, Parker, Curtis, Keeley and Lincoln. Sadly missed twin Brother to Betty, Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle to his family.

Relatives and friends of Eddie, Jan and family are respectfully invited to attend Eddie's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 31st July 2015 at 10.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Gympie Freemasons greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

SCHMIDT, Beryl Clare
Late of Gympie and formerly of Wolvi. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Private Hospital 24th July 2015.

Aged 94 years

Beloved Wife of the Late "Charlie" Schmidt. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-In-Law of Raymond (dec'd) & Madge, Gwen & Glen Scotton, Cheryl & Barry Peters, Marion & Lawrie Venz, Glenn & Gayle. Sadly missed Grandmother and Great-Grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends of Beryl and family are warmly invited to attend a Funeral Service in Celebration of Beryl's Life to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 29th July 2015 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Flowers Welcome.