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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.  


LOWEKE, Marie Joan
Late of Cooinda Aged Care Centre and formerly of Tweed Lane, Gympie.
Passed away peacefully 11th March 2015.

Aged 87 Years

Beloved wife of the late Owen "Pop" Loweke. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Allan & Linda, Claire & Craig Mayfield. Much loved Nanna to Brett & Kristie, Nathan, Kassie & Anthony, Teagan & Joel and great-nanna to Daniel and Christian. Survived by her loving sister Glady Smoothey and aunt to the King Family.

Relatives and friends of Marie 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, 16th March 2015 at 10.30am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

DOMAN, Jean
Late of Point Vernon and formerly of Tewantin. Passed away suddenly 10th March 2015.

Aged 70 Years

Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Wendy & Alan, Graham & Kathy and their families. Much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt.

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

VULETIC, Dragojin "Doug"
Late of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care Centre and formerly of Kandanga and Silky Oak Drive, Gympie.

Passed away peacefully 6th March 2015.

Aged 95 Years

Beloved husband of June. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Kevin (dec'd), Katrina & Matt (dec'd) Parker, Leona & Neville (dec'd) Glover, Peter "Dougie" & Kerry Vuletic. Much loved step-grandfather to Kirsty.

Relatives and friends of Doug, June and family are respectfully invited to attend Doug's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 13th March 2015 at 10.00 am followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

MULCAHY, Norma May
Late of Blake Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care Centre, 2nd March 2015.

Aged 92 Years

Norma will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all of her extended family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Norma are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Uniting Church, Red Hill Road, Gympie on Monday, 9th March 2015 at 10.30am.

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

ROSS, Joan Beth
Formerly of Goomboorian. Passed away peacefully in the care of Cooinda Aged Care Centre 3rd March 2015.

Aged 88 Years

Beloved wife of the late Molwyn Norman Ross. Dearly loved mother of Wilton (dec'd). Much loved grandmother of Rebecca, Melena, Clayton and great-grandmother to 3.

Relatives and friends of Joan and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 6th March 2015 at 2.00pm.

As per Joan's wishes please wear a splash of colour.

ILETT, Clarence George "Clarry"
Late of Monkland Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the care of Cooinda Aged Care Centre 1st March 2015.

Aged 93 Years

Beloved husband of the late Elsa May Ilett. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Gary & Lorelle. Clarry will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by all of his family and many friends.

Relatives and friends of Clarry and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 5th March 2015 at 10.00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

COMERFORD, John
Late of Woolooga and formerly of Brisbane. Passed away peacefully after a long illness, 25th February 2015.

Aged 80 years

Beloved Husband of Bev. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Wayne & Carol, Ross & Sandra. Much loved Poppy to Emma, Kirra, Max and Seth. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Bev and family would like to invite you to join them for light refreshments in memory of John at 2 Cahill Road, Woolooga on Saturday, 7th March 2015 at 12 noon. Please bring a plate.

Privately Cremated

BAUER, Anthony George "Tony"
Late of Tom Thumb Court, Cooloola Cove and formerly of Tansey. Passed away peacefully at home 21st February 2015.

Aged 71 years

Beloved Husband of Pam. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of his family and his many friends.

Relatives and friends of Tony, Pam and family are respectfully invited to attend Tony's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Thursday, 26th February 2015 at 10.00am.

No flowers by request.

DYNE, Ronald John "Ron" "Scrubby"
Long serving member of RAEME.

Recent Mayor of Gympie Regional Council.

Late of Callistemon Court, Gympie. Passed away peacefully at home with his loving Family, 20th February 2015.

Aged 69 years

Beloved Husband of Dulcie. Dearly loved Father of Michelle and Gavin. Loving "Pa" to Gabrielle and Lavinia. Brother to Neville and Douglas. Ron will be remembered as a loving Brother-in-law, Uncle, Friend and Work Colleague to many.

Relatives and friends of Ron, Dulcie and family are respectfully invited to attend Ron's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Showground Pavilion, Exhibition Road, Gympie on Monday, 2nd March 2015 at 11.00am.

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

PRATT, Colin James "Col"
Late of Potter Street, Gympie and formerly of Glastonbury. Passed away peacefully 20th February 2015.

Aged 89 Years

Beloved husband of Norma. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of Gordon & Lorraine, Ken and Kate, Christine & Howard Benson, Graham & Lyn and their families. Sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Relatives and friends of Col, Norma and family are warmly invited to attend Col's Funeral Service to be held Graveside at the Gympie Cemetery, Cartwright Road, Gympie on Friday, 27th February at 1.30pm followed by light refreshments at 16 Potter Street, Gympie.
All welcome.

KUNST, Iowen Selina "Polly"
Late of Grevillea Gardens Aged Care, Gympie and formerly of Tin Can Bay. Passed away peacefully 19th February 2015.

Aged 79 years

Beloved Wife of Doug (dec'd). Much loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Gary (dec'd), Colleen & Don Cartwright, Wayne & Kay, Debbie & Eric Hore, Warren & Wendy, Tracie & Jeff Marr. Cherished Nanna, Little Nanna and Big Nanna. Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt.

Relatives and friends of Polly and family are warmly invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 25th February 2015 at 10.00am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Dove Cottage Palliative Care Unit greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

MARTIN, Helen Valerie "My Helen"
Late of Widgee and formerly of Kanyan.

Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family in the Care of Noosa Private Hospital, 16th February 2015.

Aged 43 years

Beloved Partner of Rod Janke. Loving and adored Mother of Maya, Angus and Piper. Much loved daughter and daughter-in-law of Bill & Janice Martin, Allan & Helen Janke. Sadly missed Sister and Sister-in-law of Wendy, Andrew & Anne Martin, twin Sister to Jo-Anne & Bob Noye, Kathy Martin & Gerard and Russell Janke. Cherished Aunty of Rebekah & Geoff, Joshua, Tom, Hannah, Ruthie, Sam and Evie.

Relatives and friends of Helen, Rod and family are respectfully invited to attend Helen's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday, 23rd February 2015 at 10.30am.

MAYFIELD, Charles Victor "Sam"
Late of "Maydel", Mayfield Road, North Deep Creek. Passed away peacefully in the care of Gympie Nursing Centre, 16th February 2015.

Aged 89 years

Beloved Husband of Daphne. Dearly loved Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather, Great-grandfather and Great-great-grandfather of Carol & Ian, Gary & Mary, Lindy & Toby, Shane and their families. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Sam, Daphne and family are respectfully invited to attend Sam's Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Tuesday, 24th February 2015 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

RUNGE, Beth
Late of Beecroft Nursing Home, Sydney, and formerly of Red Hill and Benson Roads, Gympie. Passed away peacefully 13th February, 2015.

Aged 91 years.

Beloved widow of the late William Henry (Bill) Runge. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Greg & Wendy, Ian & Sue, Rob & Lorrelie, Geoff & Anne. Cherished grandmother and great-grandmother to their families. Loving sister and sister-in-law to Edna & Jack White (dec’d), Daphne & Keppel Richardson (dec’d), Renal & Jean Burrows (dec’d), Rex & Elvie Burrows (dec’d), Ray (Charlie – dec’d) & Flora Burrows, Irvine (dec’d) & Joyce Runge, John (dec’d) & Marcia Runge (Hopkins), Peggie & Boyd Hatton. Much loved aunt and great-aunt to their families.

Relatives and friends of Beth and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in St Peters Anglican Church, Lady Mary Terrace, Gympie on Friday, 20th February 2015 at 10.30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Gympie Cemetery.

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

DAKIN, Lillian Ethel "Lil"
Passed away peacefully 14th February 2015 in the Care of Grevillea Gardens Retirement Centre, Gympie. Formerly of Theebine.

Aged 94 years

Beloved Widow of the late Len Dakin. Dearly loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Joan & Rod (dec'd), Lyn & Keith, Trevor & Cheryl, Warren & Kathy, and Glen. Cherished Grandmother, Great-grandmother and Great-great-grandmother "Nana" to their families. Loving Sister, Sister-in-law and Aunt to Doris Wright, Walter & Muriel Strawbridge (both dec'd), Eric Strawbridge (dec'd), Gordon (dec'd) & Esme Strawbridge and families.

Relatives and friends of Lil and family are respectfully invited to attend Her Funeral Service to be held in the Gympie Funeral Home Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 20th February 2015 at 1.00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Dickabram Cemetery.

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

DONOGHUE, Robyn Christina
Late of Cooloola Cove and formerly of the Gold Coast. Passed away peacefully at home in the care of her loving family, 11th February 2015.

Aged 72 years

Beloved Wife of Ray. Loving Mother of Brett and Anne. Cherished Grandmother of 7 and Great-grandmother of 2.

Relatives and friends of Robyn, Ray and family are warmly invited to attend Robyn's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Friday, 20th February 2015 at 10.00am.

DUNSTAN, Mathew James-Dean "Matty"
Late of Gunalda.

Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of his Family and Friends.

A Farewell Funeral Service for Matty will be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 18th February 2015 at 2.00pm.

BUCKNALL, Donald Charles 'Don'
Late of Gympie and formerly of Sydney. Passed away peacefully 10th February 2015.

Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of His family and friends.

Privately Cremated.

RING, Colin William "Col"
Late of Pacey Street, Gympie. Passed away peacefully in the Care of Cooinda Aged Care Centre, 11th February 2015.

Aged 83 years

Beloved Husband of Alma. Dearly loved Father and Father-in-law of Douglas & Heather, Beverley & Ian McLachlan, and Gavin. Much loved "Pa" to 7 and Great "Pa" to 12. Sadly missed Brother, Brother-in-law and Uncle.

Relatives and friends of Col, Alma and family are respectfully invited to attend Col's Funeral Service to be held in the Salvation Army Citadel, Stumm Road, Gympie on Wednesday, 18th February 2015 at 10.30am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Cooinda Aged Care Centre and/or Salvation Army greatly appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

PERKINS, John Leslie (Perky)
Late of Winston House, Gympie and formerly of Tin Can Bay and Moorooka. Passed away peacefully after a short illness in the care of Gympie Hospital 7th February 2015.

Aged 84 years.

Dearly beloved Husband of Pauline (dec'd). Much loved Father and Father-in-law of Joanne, John and Alicia, and Kerrie. Loving Grandfather to Alex, Sam and Daniel.

Relatives and friends of John are respectfully invited to attend A Requiem Mass in Celebration and Thanksgiving for John’s Life to be held in the St John Vianney Catholic Church, corner of Bream and Tin Can Bay Roads, Tin Can Bay on Friday, 13th February 2015 at 11.00am, followed by interment at the Cooloola Coast Cemetery.

Special thanks to the staff at Winston House and Gympie Hospital ESU for your care and compassion.