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B U T T O N, Kerri-Ann
Funeral Service to be held Monday 9th October 2017 at 10.30am.

B U T T O N, Kerri-Ann

Late of Gladstone, Biggenden, Blackwater and Cherbourg. Suddenly passed away Saturday 30th September 2017.

Aged 45 Years

Loving daughter of Bert (dec’d) and Jessie (dec’d). Adored step-daughter to Ian Diver. Cherished sister to Joseph, Cynthia, Devon, Lester, Aaron, Amos, Alana, Angela and Bowman. Loved by all her family and extended family.

Family and friends are invited to help celebrate Kerri-Ann’s life by attending her Funeral Service, to be held in the A I M Peoples Church, Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg, Monday 9th October 2017 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Cherbourg Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

R I C H A R D S, Desmond Clarence (Des)
Memorial Service to be held Tuesday 10th October 2017 at 11am.

R I C H A R D S, Desmond Clarence (Des)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully on his 94th birthday, Tuesday 3rd October 2017.

Dearly loved husband of Jean. Loved brother of Alan. Cherished father and father-in-law of Jenny and Ross (dec’d), Helen and Rod, Ken (dec’d) and Lyndell. Beloved step-father to Malcolm and Judy (dec’d), Wayne and Helen, Noel and Diane.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Des, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 10th October 2017 at
11 am.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

H I L L E A R Y, Lynette Iris (Lyn)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 6th October 2017 at 10:30am.

H I L L E A R Y, Lynette Iris (Lyn)

Late of Yarraman, peacefully passed away Wednesday 27th September 2017.

Aged 71 years

Loving partner of Greg. Loved mother and mother in-law of Tracy and Mark, John and Val. Adored grandmother of Jay, Dakota, Savannah and Betina.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Lynette’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 6th October 2017 at 10:30am.

In lieu of flowers Donations to the Cancer Council may be considered with envelopes at the service.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

W A T S O N, James Mason (Jim)
Memorial Service to be held Wednesday 4th October 2017 at 11 am.

W A T S O N, James Mason (Jim)

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Sunday 24th September 2017.

Aged 92 years

Loving husband of Lyn.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Jim, to be held in the Uniting Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Wednesday 4th October 2017 at 11 am.

A Private Committal Service will be held for Jim as per family’s request.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

C R O N I N, Terence John (Terry Sr)
Requiem Mass to be held Saturday 7th October 2017 at 1 pm.

C R O N I N, Terence John (Terry Sr)

Late of Nanango, passed away with his family all by his side, Monday 2nd October 2017.

Aged 85 years

Loving husband of Joan. Beloved father and father-in-law of Chris and Andrea, Paul, Cathy and Brian, Maree and Barry, Jacqui and Bob, Terry and Naomi, Bryan and Charlie, James (Skip), Michael (Joey) and Kate, Michelle, Rosie and Mark, Sonia and Scott. Adored Poppy to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for Terry, to be held in our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Saturday 7th October 2017 at 1 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to CareFlight may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

S U T C L I F F E, Phyllis May
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 4th October 2017 at 10:30am.

S U T C L I F F E, Phyllis May

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Tuesday 26th September 2017.

Aged 93 years

Cherished wife of Allen (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother in-law of Norma and Ken Thompson, Donald and Lyn Sutcliffe. Adored grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Phyllis’ Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 4th October 2017 at 10:30am. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

M A N G A N, John James “Jim”
Requiem Mass to be held Friday 29 September, 2017 at 10.30 am.

M A N G A N, John James “Jim”

of Nanango. Passed away peacefully surrounded
by his loving family on 25 September 2017.

Aged 93 years.

Devoted husband to Lexie for 61 years.
Treasured Father & Father-in-law of Michael & Anne,
Margaret & Terry, Peter & Ann, Stephen & Sharon, Pauline,
Kevin & Di, Kate & Chris, Imelda & Jeff, James & Sharee.
Beloved grandfather of Susannah, Sophie, Liam & Rory,
Genevieve, Timothy, Andrew & Patrick, Joshua, Lauren, Kieran,
& Elliott, Justin, Jacinta & Elise, Donivan & Jeames, Jessica, Melissa & Thomas, Sam, Jack & Erin & Olivia.
Proud Great-grandfather of Jack, Alex, Thomas, Lucy, Ben, Luke, Lilly, Caleb, Zac, Mitch, Jacob, Chloe, Maxwell, Ellie & Lachlan, and inspiration to his extended family of Gary, Catherine, Sam, Chloe & Kyron, Christopher, Stephanie, Andrew, Helen, Tiffany & Jennifer, Sienna & Stella.

Family & friends are invited to attend Jim’s Requiem Mass at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango on Friday 29 September, 2017 at 10.30 am followed by burial at Nanango Cemetery.

M U R R A Y, Triston
Funeral Service to be held Monday 25th September 2017 at 11 am.

M U R R A Y, Triston

Late of Cherbourg, sadly passed away Thursday 14th September 2017.

Aged 16 years

Loving son of Jeffrey and Lavina.

He will be sadly and forever missed by his Mums and Dads, Sisters and Brothers, Nans and Pops, and all his friends.

Relatives and friends are warmly invited to attend Triston’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Cherbourg Community Hall, Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg, Monday 25th September 2017 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Cherbourg Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

N E E, Peter
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 22nd September 2017 at 2 pm.

N E E, Peter

Late of Nanango, fell asleep in Christ on the 18th September 2017, at home with his loved ones.

Now awaiting the resurrection.

Loved husband of June, loving father of Julie and Pamela, and Poppy to his grandchildren.

A special Poppy to Kayhne.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Graveside Funeral Service for Peter, to be held within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Appin Street, Nanango, Friday 22nd September 2017 at 2 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Jemima’s Bible Fund may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

P R I C E, Dulcie Margaret
Funeral Service, to be held Friday 22nd September 2017 at 10 am.

P R I C E, Dulcie Margaret

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Injune, peacefully passed away Thursday 14th September 2017.

Aged 81 Years

Loving Wife of Frank (dec’d), cherished mother and mother-in-law to Carl and Joan, Russell and Sharon, Glen and Trudy. Beloved Nan to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Dulcie’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 22nd September 2017 at 10am. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Canowindra Nursing Home may be considered with envelopes provided at the service.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

C O L E M A N, Marie Ann
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 10.30 am.

C O L E M A N, Marie Ann

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Thursday 14th September 2017.

Aged 83 years

Loving wife of Ron (dec’d). Beloved mother of Matthew. Cherished sister of Alan, Ron and Geoff. Marie will be sadly missed by all her extended family and close friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Marie’s Funeral Service, to be held in St Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Parkinson’s Queensland may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

M I T C H E L L, Darryl Stuart
Funeral Service to be held Monday 18th September 2017 at 3pm.

M I T C H E L L, Darryl Stuart

Late of Kingaroy, peacefully passed away Monday 11th September 2017.

Aged 72 Years

Loving partner of Dot (dec’d), cherished brother and brother-in-law to Estelle and Denis, Cleone and Damian, Bill and Bev, Wayne and Karen. Adored uncle and great uncle to his Nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited at attend Darryl’s funeral service to be held in Virgo's Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery) Monday 18th September 2017 at 3pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council of Queensland and envelopes will be provided.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

A L L E N, Willis Roy
Funeral Service, to be held Monday 18th September 2017 at 11 am.

A L L E N, Willis Roy

“Roy”

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Wondai, peacefully passed away Sunday 10th September 2017.

Aged 72 years

Loved husband of Karen. Father and father in-law of Jason and Leanne, Darren and Kris, Nathan and Amanda. Adored Pop of Gabby, Brayden, Katelynn, Baxter, Fletcher, Damita, Cayden and Meela. Dearly loved by his brothers and sisters.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Roy’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 18th September 2017 at 11 am.

In Lieu of flowers, donations to the Dementia Foundation may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

B U C H A N A N, Gordon Raymond
Funeral Service to be held Friday 15th September 2017 at 11 am.

B U C H A N A N, Gordon Raymond

Late of ‘Castra’ Murgon and formerly of Proston, passed away peacefully Friday 8th September 2017.

Aged 92 years

Loving husband of Pam (dec’d). Much loved father and father-in-law of Sue and Keith Schulz, Linda and Geoff Rea, Meg and Dennis Steinhardt. Adored Gordie to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Gordon’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Proston Community Hall, Rodney Street, Proston, Friday 15th September 2017 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Proston Lawn Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

S A N D E R S O N, Kay Margaret
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 12th September 2017 at 1pm.

S A N D E R S O N, Kay Margaret

Late of Mt Lofty Nursing Home, and formerly of Murgon and Roma, peacefully passed away Tuesday 5th September 2017.

Aged 67 years

Loving sister and sister in-law of Colin (dec’d), Thomas (dec'd) and Liane, Trevor, Rob and Patricia, Joy, Dianne and Peter. Adored aunty and great-aunty to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Kay’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held within the Murgon Cemetery, Tuesday 12th September 2017 at 1pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Mt Lofty Nursing Home may be considered with envelopes provided at the service.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

H I B B S, Raymond Charles
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 7th September 2017 at 10.30am.

H I B B S, Raymond Charles

Late of Kingaroy, peacefully passed away Saturday 2nd September 2017.

Aged 78 years

Loving husband to Shirley. Adored father and father-in-law to Matthew and Kaye, Sandra and Wes, Glen, Kym and Mick, Brenda and Tom, Phillip, Steven, David, John, Mary and Dan, and Andrew. Beloved Grandad to Corey, Connor and Aiden.

Family and friends are invited to help celebrate Ray’s life, by attending a Graveside Funeral Service, to be held within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, Thursday 7th September 2017 at 10.30 am.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

R E W A L D, Joyce Amelia
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 5th September 2017 at 1pm.

R E W A L D, Joyce Amelia

Late of Murgon, sadly passed away Wednesday 30th August 2017.

Aged 80 years

Beloved wife of Colin, and also of Roy Sempf (dec’d). Cherished mother of Lynn Schultz, Rhonda Carmichael, Wendy Hams, Margariet Laughton, Susan Kinsella and Pam Ricketts. Loving mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Joyce’s Funeral Service, to be held in St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon, Tuesday 5th September 2017 at 1pm.

To be followed by interment with in the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

As per the family’s request can the members from the bowls club please attend in uniform.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

N E U E N D O R F, Murlene Joyce
Private Cremation Service

N E U E N D O R F, Murlene Joyce

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Thursday 31st August 2017.

Aged 75 years

Dearly loved wife of James. Cherished mother of Robert and Karen. Adored grandmother of Cameron.

A Private Cremation Service for Murlene will be held as per her wishes.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

H O D G E, Raymond Arnold
Funeral Service to be held Friday 1st September 2017 at 10:30am.

H O D G E, Raymond Arnold

Late of Wondai, peacefully passed away Saturday 26th August 2017.

Aged 92 years

Loving husband of Gwynedd. Loved father and father in-law of Christine and Terry, Karen and Anthony. Grandfather of Garth and Jenna.

Family and friends are invited to attend Raymond’s Funeral Service to be held within the Uniting Chruch, Pring St, Wondai, Friday 1st September 2017 at 10:30am. To be followed by interment with in the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

D O U G L A S, Florence Jean
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 30th August 2017 at 10am

D O U G L A S, Florence Jean

Late of Nanango, peacefully passed away Thursday 24th August 2017.

Aged 76 Years

Loving wife to Robert (dec’d), cherished sister to Merlyn.

Family and friends are invited at attend Florence’s funeral service to be held in Virgo's Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery) Wednesday 30th August 2017 at 10am.

Followed by interment at the Nanango Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council of Queensland and envelopes will be provided.

Virgo Funerals - Kingaroy - Ph: 07 4162 7988
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au