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How To Cope With Grief
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Funeral Notices
Virgo 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.  


L O U I S, Eric Walter
L O U I S, Eric Walter, late of Karinya Aged Care, Nanango, formerly Goomeri. Passed away peacefully, Sunday 4th September 2011. Aged 90 years and 11 months.

Beloved husband of Gertrude (Dec’d), loved father and father-in-law of Teresa and Len (Butch) (Dec’d) Barritt (Bundaberg), Carol and Gary Weier (Toowoomba), Don and Gail (Goomeri), and Greg and Sue (Moffatdale), loving grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren, loving brother, brother-in-law and uncle of the Louis, Rampton and Hasselbach families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Eric’s Funeral Service to be held at St Kevin’s Catholic Church, Hodge Street, Goomeri, Friday 9th September 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Goomeri Cemetery.

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

R Y A N, Barry William (Dick)
R Y A N, Barry William (Dick), late of Nanango formerly of Barambah Station, Goomeri. Passed away peacefully, Friday 2nd September 2011. Aged 64 years.

Beloved husband of Lorraine, loved father and father-in-law of Russell and Michelle, Malcolm and Donna, and Anita and Peter Street, loving son of Pat (Dec’d) and Ethel, (Granny Ryan), loving grandfather of Brady and Keagan, Klancie and Cody, and Kirrily, Daniel and Jade, brother, brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Dick to be held at Our Lady of Help Christians’ Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Wednesday 7th September 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

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

O ' S U L L I V A N, Caroline Mary
O ' S U L L I V A N, Caroline Mary, late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully Friday 2nd September 2011. Aged 62 years.

Beloved wife of Brian, loved mother and mother-in-law of Peter and Gaye, Kerri and Carlos, and Shayne and Melissa, loving grandma of Ronan and Teagan, loving daughter of Charles Howlett, sister, sister-in-law and aunt of their families.

Family and friends and invited to attend Requiem Mass for Carol to be held in St John the Baptist Catholic Church, Bramston Street, Wondai, Tuesday 6th September at 2 pm. To be followed by interment in the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

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

S C H A D W E L L, Mary Annie
S C H A D W E L L, Mary Annie, late of Manly Gardens Retirement Village and formerly Acacia Ridge. Passed away peacefully in the Townsville Hospital on Monday 29th August 2011. Aged 78 Years.

Beloved wife of the late Edgar Schadwell.

Family and friends are invited to attend Mary’s Memorial Service to be held in the Wynnum Church of Christ, 55 Berrima Street, Wynnum, Wednesday 7th September 2011 at 2 pm.

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

S C H A D W E L L, Mary Annie
S C H A D W E L L, Mary Annie, late of Manly Gardens Retirement Village. Passed away peacefully in the Townsville Hospital on Monday 29th August 2011. Aged 78 Years.

Beloved wife of the late Edgar Schadwell.

Family and friends are invited to attend Mary’s Graveside Committal Service to be held at the Yarraman Cemetery on Tuesday 6th September 2011 at 11 am.

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

G U R N E Y, Elizabeth
G U R N E Y, Elizabeth, late of Wondai. Passed away peacefully, Thursday 1st September 2011. Aged 42 years.

A Private Family Service is being held.

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

S C H U L Z, Patricia
S C H U L Z, Patricia, late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully, Monday 29th August 2011. Aged 72 years.

Beloved wife of Darrell, loved mother and mother-in-law of Denise and Luke Chapman and Narelle and Les Hedges, loving grandma of Candice and Kayla, loving great-grandmother of Jake and Charlie.

Family and friends are invited to attend Pat’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Murgon Lawn Cemetery on Saturday 10th September 2011 at 11 am.

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

G I B B S, Jeremy Kaide
G I B B S, Jeremy Kaide, late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully at home in the company of his loving parents, Ashlea and Blake and close family, on Monday 29th August 2011. Aged 6 years.

God closed your eyes, so you would suffer no more.

Dearly loved and always missed by his Mum and Dad, sisters Charlea and Gabby, grandparents, aunts and uncles.

Family and friends are invited to attend Jeremy’s Good-Bye Ceremony to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue Kingaroy, Friday 2nd September at 1 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kingaroy Hospital and the Royal Childrens Hospital Banksia Outpatients, would be greatly appreciated with envelopes available at the service.

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

F I E D L E R, Leslie Raymond ( Les)
F I E D L E R, Leslie Raymond ( Les), late of Kumbia/Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully Saturday 27th August 2011. Aged 81 years.

Loving husband of Audrey (dec’d). Adored father and father-in-law to Tony and Bev Fiedler, Kay and Ian Fresser, Gary and Linda Fiedler, Dorothy and Peter Burt, Peter and Kathy Fiedler, and grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Les’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Kingaroy Uniting Church, Alford Street Kingaroy, Wednesday 31st August 2011 at 10 am. Followed by interment in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canowindra Blue Care Nursing Home would be greatly appreciated, with envelopes available at the service.

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

B U R T O N, Denis William
B U R T O N, Denis William, late of Abbeywood, Hivesville, formerly Mitchell. Passed away peacefully, Friday 26th August 2011. Aged 59 years.

Lovingly remembered by his wife Heather, his son’s Daniel and Luke, daughter-in-law Helen, grandchildren Jake, Luke, Dustin and Ruby, and sister Lenore and brother-in-law Garry Graham.

Family and friends are invited to attend Denis’ Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Proston Monumental Cemetery, Proston-Boondooma Road, Proston, Wednesday 31st August 2011 at 1 pm.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Prince Charles Hospital would be greatly appreciated with envelopes available at the service.

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

F I R T H, Bertha Mary
F I R T H, Bertha Mary, late of Nanango. Passed away peacefully at Kingaroy Hospital, Saturday 20th August 2011. Aged 84 years.

Beloved wife of Tom (Dec’d), dearly loved sister of Rudolf (Dec’d), Fred (Dec’d), Alan (Dec’d), Isabell (Dec’d), Doreen, Len, May, Don, Margaret, Ron (Dec’d), Coral and Ray.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bertha’s Funeral Service to be held in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Drayton Street, Nanango, Wednesday 24th August 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

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

K I M L I N, Lucy Elizabeth
K I M L I N, Lucy Elizabeth, late of Nanango. Passed away peacefully at the Orana Lutheran Nursing Home Kingaroy, Sunday 14th August 2011. Aged 86 years.

Loving wife to James, loved mother of Sandra and Christine.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lucy’s Funeral Service to be held in the Uniting Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Monday 22nd August 2011 at 11 am. Followed by interment in the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Beyond Blue would be greatly appreciated with envelopes available at the service.

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

K O Y, Frank Henry
K O Y, Frank Henry, late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully at the Orana Lutheran Nursing Home on Sunday 14th August 2011. Aged 92 years.

Loving husband of Joyce (dec’d), loved father and father-in-law to Darryl and Lyn, Sheryl and Denis, Phenella and Peter (dec’d), grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Frank’s Funeral Service to be held at the Assemblies of God Church, Bunya Highway, Murgon on Friday 19th August 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

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

D A W, Kevin Joseph
D A W, Kevin Joseph, late of Yarraman. Passed away, Wednesday 10th August 2011. Aged 83 years.

Beloved husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Family and friends are invited to attend Kevin’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 17th August 2011 at 2 pm.

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

N I E L S E N, Nance Edna Grace (Edna)
N I E L S E N, Nance Edna Grace (Edna), late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Tuesday 9th August 2011. Aged 94 years.

Beloved wife of Andy (Dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law of Beverley (Dec’d) and Ray Maclaren and Shirley and Sydney Hewison, loved ma of Debbie and Helmut, Cheryl and Col, great ma of Liana and Kieran and Ben and Brydie.

A Private Funeral Service has been held as per Edna’s request.

“Loved by us all”

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

B A N D, Leslie Vincent (Les),
B A N D, Leslie Vincent (Les), late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully, Wednesday 10th August 2011. Aged 91 years.

Beloved husband of Mavis, loving father and father-in-law of Robyn and Robert Cosier, and Reyon, loving poppy of Enrique and Sharon, Nicolã and Kevin, Aurelia and Chris, Jacinda and Cameron, Naomi and Travis and Kelly, great poppy of Mikaylee, Kyan, Nate, Lilly and Ella, and the impending arrival of a baby girl.

Family and friends are invited to attend Les’ Funeral Service to be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Angel Avenue, Murgon, TODAY, Tuesday 16th August 2011 at 11.30 am. To be followed by interment in the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations to Royal Society for the Blind or Diabetes Australia would be greatly appreciated with envelopes available at the service.

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

H I L L, Robert Charles,
H I L L, Robert Charles, late of Chermside, formerly Cherbourg. Passed away peacefully at the Prince Charles Hospital, Chermside, Sunday 31st July 2011. Aged 52 years.

Loving father of Kelli, Kerry-Anne, Robert and loving brother. Missed by Ruth.

Family and friends are invited to attend Robert’s Funeral Service to be held in the Aim Peoples Church, 49 Barber Street, Cherbourg, Friday 12th August 2011 at 10 am. To be followed by a Committal Service at the Cherbourg Cemetery.

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

P L A N T, Mervyn Albert
P L A N T, Mervyn Albert, late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully Sunday 7th August 2011. Aged 99 years.

Beloved husband of Mollie, loved father and father-in-law of Len and Kay (Dec’d), Don and Carole, Garry & Lisa, loving grandfather and great-grandfather of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Mervyn’s Funeral Service to be held in the Uniting Church, MacTaggart Street, Goomeri, Wednesday 10th August 2011 at 11.30 am. To be followed by interment in the Goomeri Cemetery.

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

V O L L E R, Margaret Dorothy
V O L L E R, Margaret Dorothy, late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully Friday 5th August 2011. Aged 84 years.

Beloved wife of Don (Dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law Bradley and Olga, Graham and Vibeke, Sally and Trevor, Peter and Jo, Rohan and Myolene, loving grandmother of Alexander, Nina, Maia, and Evie, Jeremy, Bronte and Tim, and Rory.

Family and friends are invited to attend a ‘Celebration of Margaret’s Life’ to be held at St Michael and All Angels’ Anglican Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 11th August 2011 at 10.30 am. To be followed by a Private Cremation.

In lieu of flowers donations to Red Cross would be greatly appreciated with envelopes available at the service.

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

F A C E R, Catharina (Rina)
F A C E R, Catharina (Rina),late of Kingaroy, formerly Gympie and Gladstone. Passed away in the loving care of Wondai Hospital, surrounded by her family, on Wednesday 3rd August, 2011. Finally at rest, aged 76 years young.

Beloved wife of Harry (Dec’d); dearly loved mother of Karen Knights, Marcus, David and Richard Facer; loving mother-in-law to Anne Facer and David Knights (Dec’d); adored grandmother of Ben, Cal and Alisha Knights; Rachael, Daniel, Jordan and Jack Facer; and Lauren Facer. Much loved sister of Alida, Anne and Robert, sister-in-law and aunt.

Family and friends are warmly invited to attend a Celebration of Life Service for Rina to be held at the Uniting Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Monday 8th August, 2011 at 2 pm.

A Private Burial has been held.

“The greatest gift is having known and loved you”

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