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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.  


G O L D I N G, Nancy Jean
A Private Cremation Service will be held Wednesday 3rd January 2018 at 11 am.

G O L D I N G, Nancy Jean

Late of ‘Forest View’ Wondai, sadly passed away Monday 25th December 2017.

Aged 96 years

On behalf of Nancy’s Family, a Private Cremation Service will be held Wednesday 3rd January 2018 at 11 am.

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

M A Y, Jade Morghyn
Funeral Service to be held Monday 8th January 2018 at 10.30 am.

M A Y, Jade Morghyn

Late of Kingaroy, taken too soon.

10 . 3 . 2004 – 23 . 12 . 2017

Aged 13 years

Family and friends are invited to attend Jade’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 8th January 2018 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.
Family request to wear pink or bright colours to celebrate Jade’s life.

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

K E A T E S, Graham Phillip (Peachy)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 5th January 2018 at 11 am.

K E A T E S, Graham Phillip (Peachy)

Late of the Orana Lutheran Aged Care Facility, Kingaroy, formerly of Wondai, sadly passed away Saturday 23rd December 2017.

Aged 77 years

Loving son of Phil and Jess Keates (both dec’d). Beloved brother and brother-in-law to Shirley and Len Coulson (both dec’d), Maurice (dec’d), Brian (dec’d) and Jill, Alan (Joe) and Chris. Cherished uncle and great-uncle to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Peachy, to be held within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Friday 5th January 2018 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Diabetes 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

B J E L K E – P E T E R S E N, Florence Isabel (Lady Flo) nee Gilmour
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 4th January 2018 at 1 pm.

B J E L K E – P E T E R S E N, Florence Isabel (Lady Flo)
nee Gilmour

Late of the Orana Lutheran Aged Care Facility and formerly of ‘Bethany’ Kingaroy, sadly passed away Wednesday 20th December 2017.

Aged 97 years

Loving wife of the late Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen. Cherished mother and mother-in-law to Meg and Noel Noack, John and Karyn Bjelke-Petersen, Helen and Lester Folker, Ruth and John Cummins. Much loved Granny to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dear sister to Margaret Gilmour.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lady Flo’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Kingaroy Town Hall, Glendon Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 4th January 2018 at 1 pm.

To be followed by a Private Committal Service.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Gideons International 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

R O W A N, Reginald John (Reg)
Requiem Mass to be held Wednesday 3rd January 2018 at 10.30 am.

R O W A N, Reginald John (Reg)

Late of Blackbutt and formerly of Brisbane, sadly passed away after a long illness Monday 25th December 2017.

Aged 81 years

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for Reg, to be held in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cnr Gladys and James Streets, Blackbutt, Wed 3rd January 2018 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by a Private Interment Service.

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

S M I T H, John Thomas (Joe)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 29th December 2017 at 10 am.

S M I T H, John Thomas (Joe)

Aged 97 years

Late of Nanango and previously of Murgon, St George, Millaroo, Atherton and Kyabram VIC.

Joe has spent his final 2 years in Canowindra ACF, Kingaroy, and died peacefully on Sunday 24th December 2017.

Son of the late Thomas and Christina Smith of Kyabram VIC.

He spent 3 years voluntary active service overseas in WW2, enlisting during 1941.

Father and father-in-law of Virgil and Denise, Bernard and Maureen (dec’d), Brian and Rita, Robin and Chrissie, husband to Muriel Smith (dec’d). A caring grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Joe’s involvement in the horse events on the show circuit were legendary, sponsoring side saddle events over much of south east Queensland

Family and friends are invited to attend Joe’s Funeral Service, to be held within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Appin Street, Nanango, Friday 29th December 2017 at 10 am.

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

C O O P E R, Mary Ann
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 28th December 2017 at 1pm.

C O O P E R, Mary Ann

Formerly of Ukana, Toowoomba. Late of Kingaroy and Nanango, peacefully passed away Tuesday 19th December 2017.

Aged 98 Years.

Loving wife to Leigh (dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law to Glynn and Roslyn, Bev (dec’d) and Reg, Neil and Helen, Geoff and Karen. Cherished grandma and great-grandma to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Mary’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery),
Thursday 28th December 2017 at 1pm.

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

S T E I N, Robina Jeanette
Funeral Service to be held Friday 5th January 2018 at 11am.

S T E I N, Robina Jeanette

Late of Boondall, peacefully passed away Tuesday 19th December 2017.

Aged 99 and a half years.
Loving wife to alexander (dec’d), cherished mother and mother-in-law to Alexander and Roena, Margaret and John, Carol and Bob, Jeanette, Susanne and Paul, Malcolm and Karen, Robert. Adored Nan and great Nan to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Robina's Funeral Service to be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 16 Lanyon Street, Bracken Ridge on Friday 5th January 2018 at 11am.

To be followed by interment within the Pinaroo Cemetery, Bridgeman Downs.

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

M A R S H A L L, Harry Colin
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 23rd December 2017 at 10 am.

M A R S H A L L, Harry Colin

11 . 11 . 1919 - 18 . 12 . 2017

Late of Haly Creek and formerly of Cronulla NSW, passed away peacefully in the Kingaroy Hospital.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Harry’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Saturday 23rd December 2017 at 10 am.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Homestead Cemetery, off Flagstone Creek Road, Haly Creek.

An invitation is extended to attend his wake from 11.30 am at ‘Windchimes’ 54 Ellesmere Road, Haly Creek.

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

K I D D, Henry Walter (Harry)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 29th December 2017 at 1.30 pm.

K I D D, Henry Walter (Harry)

Late of Bundaberg, formerly of Kunioon (Kingaroy) peacefully passed away Tuesday 19th December 2017.

Aged 76

Beloved father to Selina and Chris, grandad to Joudarn. Cherished son to Kate and Walter (dec'd) and brother to Ray (dec'd).

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Harry's funeral serve to be held in Virgo's Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery) Friday 29th December 2017 at 1.30pm.

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

L I N C O L N, Reuben
Funeral Service to be held Friday 22nd December 2017 at 11.30am.

L I N C O L N, Reuben

Late of Booie (Kingaroy), peacefully passed away Saturday 16th December 2017.

Aged 93 Years.

Beloved husband to Joan (dec’d), adored father and father-In-Law to Sandra, Jeffrey, Pamela, Barry and Maureen, Linda and Robert. Cherished grandfather to Rodney (dec’d), Lisa, Daniel, Kellie-Anne, Katie and great grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service for Reuben at the Kingdom Hall Jehovah’s Witnesses, Tessmanns Road, Kingaroy.
Friday 22nd December 2017 at 11.30am.

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

V a n B e e l e n, Michael John Leo
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 21st December 2017 at 11am.

V an B e e l e n, Michael John Leo

Late of the Sunshine Coast, peacefully passed away Friday 15th December 2017.

Aged 50 Years
Loving son to Marco and Cornelia, beloved brother to Russ, Tanya (dec’d).
Adored uncle to Roxy, Sharna and great uncle to Jaxton.


Relatives and friends are invited to attend Michael’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery),
Thursday 21st December 2017 at 11am.


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

B A R N E S, Hazel
Memorial Service to be held Friday 15th December 2017 at 12 pm.

B A R N E S, Hazel

Late of ‘Castra’ Murgon and formerly of the ‘Orana’ ACF Kingaroy, passed away suddenly Thursday 7th December 2017.

Aged 82 years

Loving wife of Arthur. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Jenny & Stan, Tim & Gaye, Jo & Phil, Dee & Ray, Ange & Dave. Precious Grandma to her 9 grandchildren and much adored Granny Hazel to her 11 great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Hazel, to be held in the Highway Christian Church, D’Aguilar Highway, Kingaroy, Friday 15th December 2017 at 12 pm.

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

A Private Burial Service will be held 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 H U D L E I G H, Janice Elsie
Funeral Service to be held Monday 18th December 2017 at 11am.

C H U D L E I G H, Janice Elsie

Late of Goodna, suddenly passed away Monday 11th December 2017.

Aged 73 Years.

Loving wife to Trevor, adored mother and mother In-Law to Cheryl and Boz, Janese and Charlie, Gavin and Trudi, Lynette and Shane, Kylee and Daniel. Beloved sister to Joan Chudleigh, Trevor Davies and Noel Davies. Cherished Nana and great Nana to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Janice’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery),
Monday 18th December 2017 at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to The Heart 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

V A N – V E G C H E L, Margaret Florence
Funeral Service to be held Monday 11th December 2017 at 9am.

V A N – V E G C H E L, Margaret Florence

Late of Karinya Aged Care Nanango, peacefully passed away Tuesday 5th December 2017.

Aged 91 Years.

Loving wife of John (dec’d), cherished mother and mother In-law of Paul and Fran, Ellen (dec’d), John and Brenda, Lydia and Michael. Adored grandmother and great grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Margaret’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery),
Monday 11th December 2017 at 9am.

To be followed by a private interment within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Legacy 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

2017 Christmas Memorial Service
2017 Christmas Memorial Service

An open invitation is extended to gather at Virgo's Funeral Home Chapel,
24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery),
Wednesday 13th December 2017 at 6.30pm, for a Service of Remembrance to celebrate the memory of loved ones during this festive time of year.

Please RSVP by Tuesday 12th December by 4pm.

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

M A H N E Y, Pamela June
M A H N E Y, Pamela June

Late of Goodger, passed away peacefully Friday 1st December 2017.

Aged 78 Years.

Beloved wife to Les (dec’d), loving mother and mother In-law of Bruce, Claire and Graham.
Devoted Nan to Stephanie, Mitchell, Travis and Kyrin.

Private cremation was held as per their family’s wishes.


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

F A N N I N G, Sylvia Joan
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 29th November 2017 at 11am.

F A N N I N G, Sylvia Joan

Late of Nanango, Passed away peacefully Wednesday 22nd November 2017.

Aged 83 years.

Beloved wife of Joseph (dec’d). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Stephen and Karen. Loved grandmother and great-grandmother to their family.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Sylvia’s Funeral Service, to be held with in Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Wednesday 29th November 2017 at 11am.

To be followed by interment within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

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

K E M P, Bernadette Maria (Bernie) nee Robins
Requiem Mass to be held Monday 4th December 2017 at 10.30 am.

K E M P, Bernadette Maria (Bernie) nee Robins

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully in the company of loved ones Saturday 25th November 2017.

Aged 53 years

Loving mother of Jack. Beloved sister and sister-in-law of Chris and Wendy, Mary and Ken, Carmel and Paul. Cherished aunty and great-aunty to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for Bernie to be held in St Mary’s Catholic Church, Albert Street, Kingaroy, Monday 4th December 2017 at 10.30 am. To be followed by a Private Cremation Service.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council 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

O S M E N T, Pamela May (Pam)
Funeral Service to be held Sunday 3rd December 2017 at 10.30 am.

O S M E N T, Pamela May (Pam)

Late of Toowoomba and formerly of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Tuesday 21st November 2017.

Aged 85 years

Loving wife of Donald (dec’d). Mother and mother-in-law of Mary and Joe Sutherland, Jim Osment (dec’d), John and Angela Osment, Anna and Greg Birch, and Rebecca Osment. Grandma to Jessica, Isaac & Chiara, Erica, Sam & Carissa, David & Naomi, Renae, Jacob, Sage and Talia. Great-Grandma to Alexander.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Pam’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Sunday 3rd December 2017 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In memory of Pam, you are invited to wear a splash of pink.

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