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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.  


O'CONNOR, Rodney Charles "Rod"
Late of Cooloola Cove and formerly of Nambour. Passed away peacefully after a short illness surrounded by his loving wife and family 8th July 2015.

Aged 68 years

Beloved husband of Carol. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Shane & Keri and Karen & Troy. Much loved grandad to Hayden, Ebony, Brianna, Stacey and Demi.

Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle to Reg, Noel, Allan (dec'd), Dot, Bev and their families.

Relatives and friends of Rod, Carol and family are respectfully invited to attend Rod's Funeral Service to be held Graveside at Cooloola Coast Cemetery, Rainbow Beach Road, Cooloola Cove on Wednesday, 15th July 2015 at 11.00am.

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

SYMES, Edith Mary
(Matron Blue Care Retired)

Passed away peacefully 4th July 2015 in the dedicated care of nursing staff at Winston House.

Aged 96 years

"Her life devoted in His Service"

Funeral Service for Edith to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 10th July 2015 at 2.00pm.

WEIER, Leonard Ivan "Len"
Late of Heather Street, Gympie and formerly of Kilkivan. Passed away peacefully in the Gympie General Hospital on 6th July 2015, following a courageous battle with leukaemia.

Aged 73 years

Beloved Husband of Evelyn. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Debbie & Andrew, Colleen & Grahame, Shane & Chrissie, Ann-Maree & Darren. Adored Poppy to Logan, Karlie, Matthew, Hayley and Jarrod. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Len are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 10th July 2015 at 11.00am.

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

ALBRECHT, Donald William "Don"
Late of Melbern Road, Chatsworth.

Aged 73 Years

Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by family and friends.

A Farewell Funeral Service will be held at the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 8th July 2015 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Qld Cancer Council if preferred. Envelopes available at the service.

GILCHRIST, John Edward
Late of Aparima Court, Gympie. Died peacefully 2nd July 2015 following a courageous battle with illness.

Aged 60 years

Soulmate to Wendy. Beloved Son of Neville Gilchrist, and Yvo Harrett. Loving Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle of Janette, Russell, Darrell, Geoffery, Leanne and families.

Relatives and friends of John and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Tuesday, 7th July 2015 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

GROOM, Thomas John "Tom"
Late of Emerald Drive, Gympie and formerly of Kybong. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Hospital 29th June 2015.

Aged 82 Years

Beloved Husband of Coral. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Theresa & Alan, Michael & Mary. Much loved Grandad to Brett & Rebecka, Scott & Hannah, Luke and Great-Grandad to Scarlett and Paige. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle of Rita, Mary, Peter, Yvonne, Ken (dec'd) and their families.

Relatives and friends of Tom, Coral and family are respectfully invited to attend Tom's Funeral Service to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street, Gympie on Friday, 10th July 2015 at 1.30pm.

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

SUTHERLAND, Clarence Bertram "Clarry" (Snr.)
Formerly of Green Trees Road, Pie Creek. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre 30th June 2015.

Aged 90 Years

Beloved husband of Doris (dec'd). Much loved partner to Joan. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and great great-grandfather of Wayne & Margaret, Margaret & David, Clarry & Raelene and their families.
Clarry will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all of his extended family and many friends. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of Clarry 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, 6th July 2015 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

ANDREASSEN, Carl Alexander
Passed away peacefully 29th June 2015 in the Care of Gympie Nursing Centre. Formerly of Tuchekoi.

Aged 83 years

Beloved Husband of Ruth. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Paulus & Kristi and of Tammielle. Much loved Poppy to Taylah, Dakoda, Timmy, Cooper and Nate. Carl will be remembered as a loving Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Carl, Ruth and family are warmly invited to attend Carl's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 3rd July 2015 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

CHAPPLE, Rita
Late of Ridgeview Drive, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 24th June 2015.

Aged 77 years

Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Paul and to Kaye & Kevin Friske. A much loved grandmother to Corey and Angela. An adored Aunt and close friend.

Relatives and friends of Rita and Family are welcome to attend her Funeral Service to be held in St Patrick's Catholic Church, Church Street Gympie on Wednesday, 1st July 2015 at 10:30 am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

Donations to Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

DYER, Grant Alan
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully following a short illness 23rd June 2015.

Aged 57 years

Loving Husband, Father and Father-in-law to His Family. Much loved Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Grant and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Victory Church, Old Maryborough Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 30th June 2015 at 1.00pm, followed by a Private Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

KELLY, Maureen Ellen
Formerly of Heather Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Winston House Aged Care Centre 23rd June 2015.

Aged 77 Years

Beloved wife of Steve. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of John (dec'd), Kathy & Peter, Kevin & Marney, Peter, Colleen & John and their families. Sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

Relatives and friends of Maureen, Stephen and family are respectfully invited to attend Maureen's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 29th June 2015 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Winston House Aged Care Centre greatly appreciated.

BEAUSANG, Edward James "Eddie"
Late of Gympie and formerly of Conondale.

Aged 88 years

Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great-grandfather of Kathleen & Colin Williams, Sandra & Mark Zwisler and families. Eddie will be remembered as a loving Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Eddie and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 25th June 2015 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Royal Flying Doctor Service greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

McCLURE, Hazel Elizabeth
NF462706 AWAS

Passed away peacefully in the Care of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care Centre, 18th June 2015.

Aged 93 years

Formerly of Tin Can Bay.

Beloved Widow of the late Harold Edwin McClure.

Relatives and Friends of Hazel are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 25th June 2015 at 1.30pm.

ANSELL, Mavis Emily "May"
Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre, Gympie and formerly of Mooloo. Passed away 12th June 2015.

Aged 86 years

Loving Mother of David and Ross. Sadly missed Grandmother of Kirstie and Reegan. Much loved Sister of Irene and Aunt to Rhonda and Linda.

Privately Cremated

STERINGA, Mark
16/9/1972 - 16/6/2015

Late of Gympie, formerly of Brisbane.

Loving and devoted Husband to Sylvia, Father to Jordon and Joshua and Stepfather to Dylan, Laura and Austin. Son to Ann and Ben (dec'd) and Brother to Kim and Fay.

The night sky gained a star the day you passed, shining brightly for all of us to see.

Sometimes God calls his Angels home far too soon, we will remember you always.

Family and Friends of Mark are welcome to attend a Service to be held at Gympie Funerals on Friday, 26th June 2015 at 10.30am.

In lieu of flowers the Family kindly asks that donations be made to Little Haven Palliative Care Gympie for their invaluable care for Mark and support for the Family.

PHILLIPS (nee Moran), Mary Joyce
Late of Hawkes Road, Cinnabar via Kilkivan. Passed away peacefully in the Care of the Gympie Hospital, 18th June 2015.

Aged 86 years

Beloved Widow of the late Leonard George Phillips. Dearly loved Mother of Michael, Catherine, Matthew and Martin. Much loved Grandmother to Benjamin "Ben".

Relatives and friends of Mary and family are respectfully invited to attend A Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for Mary's Life to be held in St Kevin's Catholic Church, Kilkivan on Friday, 26th June 2015 at 10.30am, followed by A Committal Service at the family property.

EVANS, Josephine "Mary"
Formerly of Ayr and Pioneer Estate. Passed away peacefully in Gympie 18th June 2015.

Aged 89 years

Beloved Wife of the late "Jack" Evans. Dearly loved Mother of Robyn, Gordon, and Rhonda. Much loved Grandma to Richard, Sandy, David, Michael, Joanne, Glen and Great-grandma to 12. Survived by her Sister Beth.

Relatives and friends of Mary and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 22nd June 2015 at 10.30am.

MILLER, Allan Clyde "Bulldozer Miller"
Formerly of Wises Road, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Cooinda Aged Care Centre 16th June 2015.

Aged 82 years

Allan will be remembered as a loving Husband to Gloria (dec'd). Loving Father and Father-in-law of Jennifer & Peter, Gregory & Deborah, Steven & Jacquline. Grandad to Robert, Ryan, Bryce, Seychelle, Kate, Harrison, Kacey and Zayne. Great-grandad, Brother, Brother-in-law, Uncle and Friend to many.

Relatives and friends of Allan and family are respectfully invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 26th June 2015 at 1.30pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

HEHIR, Leisa Jane (nee Ardrey)
Late of Gympie. Passed away peacefully after a long illness 15th June 2015.

Aged 37 Years

Beloved wife and soulmate of Tony. Dearly loved mother of Jackson and Billie. Cherished daughter and daughter-in-law of Kevin & Ann and Mark & Karen. Much loved sister of Rebecca and a lovingly remembered friend to many.

Relatives and friends of Leisa, Tony and family are respectfully invited to attend a Celebration of Leisa's Life to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Saturday, 20th June 2015 at 10.30am.

Flowers welcome and Donations in memory of Leisa to the McGrath Foundation and/or Little Haven Palliative Care greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

WESTBROOK, "Peg" Margaret Somerville
Late of Louisa Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 14th June 2015.

Aged 85 years

Beloved wife of the late Cyril "Mink" Westbrook. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Larry & Robyn, Lin & Pete, Sharon & Roger and their families. Sadly missed sister of Helen and James and aunt of their families.

Relatives and friends of Peg 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, 18th June 2015 at 10.30am.