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Making Arrangements
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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.  


S M I T H, Peter Douglas
S M I T H, Peter Douglas

Late of Nanango. Passed away Friday 16th December 2011.

Aged 72 years.

A Private Cremation Service is being held as per his wishes.

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

D A V E Y, Pam
Friday 16th December 2011 at 1 pm

D A V E Y, Pam

Late of Ballogie, passed away suddenly Sunday 11th December 2011.

Aged 63 years

Loving wife of Don. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Michael and Andrea and Shane. Adored grandmother to Tyson, Michael, Kaylenne, Cory, Lauren, Jade, Mitchell and Blair. Great-grandmother to Gypsy.

Family and friends are invited to attend Pam’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 16th December 2011 at 1 pm.

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

C A R D W E L L, Elizabeth Joan - C A R D W E L L, Isabella Rose
Tuesday 13th December 2011 at 2 pm

C A R D W E L L, Elizabeth Joan

Aged 19 years

C A R D W E L L, Isabella Rose

Aged 8 weeks

Late of Cloyna, were tragically taken Tuesday 6th December 2011.

Cherished and loved daughter and grand-daughter of James Cardwell (dec’d) and Natalie Cardwell. Adored step-daughter and grand-daughter of Trevor Geritz. Loved daughter of Shannon Munnerley. Loving sister to Shannon, Amanda, Kathleen, Nathan and Alexander. Adored niece. Loved by their extended family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Elizabeth and Isabella’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 13th December 2011 at 2 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council Qld 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

J E P P E S E N, Mervyn Herbert (Merv)
Monday 12th December 2011 at 11 am

J E P P E S E N, Mervyn Herbert (Merv)

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Tuesday 6th December 2011.

Aged 85 years

Loving husband of Val (nee Pates). Beloved father of Kerry, Leigh, Corrine, Grant, Rayner and Louise. Adored step-father to Darryl, Gwen, Colleen, Garry and Merv. Loved grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Merv’s Celebration of Life Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 12th December 2011 at 11 am.

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

P R I D E, Barry James
Saturday 10th December 2011 at 11 am

P R I D E, Barry James

Late of Wondai, passed away peacefully, Wednesday 7th December 2011.

Aged 80 years

Loving brother and brother-in-law of Bev and Peter Hulme (Brisbane), loved uncle and friend to all who knew him.

Family and friends are invited to attend Barry’s Funeral Service to be held at St Mary’s Anglican Church, Baynes Street, Wondai, Saturday 10th December 2011 at 11 am.

Followed by a private cremation as per family request.

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

W I L K I N S, Jason Allan
Saturday 17th December 2011 at 11 am

W I L K I N S, Jason Allan

Late of Murgon, was sadly taken Sunday 4th December 2011.

Aged 29 years

Loving son of Allan and Lynda. Beloved nephew, cousin, uncle and grandson.

Family and friends are invited to attend Jason’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held in the Murgon Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Murgon, Saturday 17th December 2011 at 11 am.

"God closed your eyes
so you would suffer no more
Dearly loved and always missed"

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

H I E S L E R, Francis Claude (Frank)
Tuesday 13th December 2011 at 10.30 am

H I E S L E R, Francis Claude (Frank)

Late of Yarraman, passed away peacefully at the Toowoomba Hospital ICU, Sunday 4th December 2011.

Aged 84 years

Beloved brother to Norman (dec’d), Rose (dec’d), Isabell (dec’d), May and Jim. Loving brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Frank’s Funeral Service to be held at Our Lady of Dolours Catholic Church, corner of Watson and Barr-Smith Streets, Yarraman, Tuesday 13th December 2011 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment in the Yarraman Cemetery.

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

W I L K I N S, Jason Alan - Death Notice
W I L K I N S, Jason Alan

11th June 1982 to 4th December 2011

Dearly loved son of Allan and Linda (nee Welsh)

Sadly taken

For Funeral information kindly contact Virgo Funerals.

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

O T T O, Florence Pauline (Flo)
Thursday 8th Decemebr 2011 at 11 am

O T T O, Florence Pauline (Flo)

Late of Biloela and formerly Mondure, passed away peacefully Saturday 3rd December 2011.

Aged 99 years

Loving wife of Lenhardt (dec’d). Beloved mother to Tim (dec’d), Helen, Norma, Noel and Ian. Adored mother-in-law, grandmother to 13, great-grandmother to 19 and great-great-grandmother to 8.

Family and friends are invited to attend Flo’s Funeral Service to be held in the Virgo Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 8th December 2011 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment in the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai.

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

N I E B L I N G, Lorna May
Friday 9th December 2011 at 10.30 am.

N I E B L I N G, Lorna May

Late of Murgon. Passed away on Saturday 3 December 2011 at Greenslopes Hospital.

Aged 89 years.

Beloved Wife of Les (dec’d), loved Mother. Grandmother and Great-grandmother of Carol and Des Peters, Bryan and Cathy Niebling and their families.

Family, friends and members of the Murgon RSL Women’s Auxiliary are invited to attend Lorna’s Funeral Service to be held at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, 17 Thorn Street, Murgon, Friday 9th December 2011 at 10.30 am.

Followed by a private cremation as per family request.

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, Maurice John Roland (Maurie)
Tuesday 6th December 2011 at 11:30 am

K E A T E S, Maurice John Roland (Maurie)

Late of Wondai, passed away peacefully Thursday 1st December 2011.

Aged 72 years

Beloved brother to Shirley (dec’d), Graham, Brian (dec’d) and Alan. Loved uncle and great-uncle to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Maurie’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held in the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Tuesday 6th December 2011 at 11.30 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Wondai Hospital Auxiliary 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

E D W A R D S, Aaron David
Wednesday 7th December at 2 pm

E D W A R D S, Aaron David

Late of Murgon. Taken tragically, Sunday 27th November 2011.

Aged 16 years.

Cherished son of Jacque Lenihan, and David Edwards, adored brother of Aydan, Renee and Danny, loving grandson of Grace Wood, loved step-son of Rowie, step-brother to Colin and Sarah and treasured friend to many.

Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Aaron’s Life to be held at the Murgon Showgrounds - "Home of the Mustangs", (Grandstand area), Macalister Street, Murgon, Wednesday 7th December 2011 at 2 pm. To be followed by a Private Cremation.

In lieu of flowers contact Virgo Funerals for donations in Memory of Aaron.

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, Eileen Maude
Wednesday 30th November 2011 at 11 am

O ‘ S U L L I V A N, Eileen Maude

Late of Murgon, passed away peacefully Saturday 26th November 2011.

Aged 93 years

Beloved wife of Ted (dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law of Tim and Carol, Brian and Caroline (dec’d) and Edie and Dan Carew, Loving grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Eileen’s Requiem Mass, to be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Angel Avenue, Murgon, Wednesday 30th November 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by Interment in the Murgon Monumental Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Centacare South Burnett 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

O’ L E A R Y, Elizabeth May (Betty)
Friday 25th November 2011 at 11 am

O’ L E A R Y, Elizabeth May (Betty)

Late of Lismore, formerly of Kingaroy.

Passed away peacefully Monday 21st November 2011.

Aged 88 Years

Loving wife of Clancy (dec'd), aunt and friend to all.

Family and friends are invited to attend Betty’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 25th November 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by Interment in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

P I C K E L S, James Reginald (Jim)
Friday 25th November 2011 at 2 pm

P I C K E L S, James Reginald (Jim)

Late of “Saldanha” Coolabunia, passed away peacefully Friday 18th November 2011.

Loving husband of Norma, beloved father and father-in-law of Helen and Luke, Jamie and Beck and loved grandad of Caleb.

Family and friends are invited to attend Jim’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 25th November 2011 at 2 pm. To be followed by Interment in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

K E N N E D Y, Elizabeth (Betty)
Thursday 1st December 2011 at 10.30 am

K E N N E D Y, Elizabeth (Betty)

Late of the Orana Lutheran Aged Care Facility, Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Thursday 10th November 2011.

Aged 81 years

Loving mother to Rose, Francis and Peter. Adored mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Betty’s Memorial Service to be held in the Orana Lutheran Aged Care Facility Chapel, 24 MacDiarmid Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 1st December 2011 at 10.30 am.

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

B E L L E V I L L E, Raymond Joseph
B E L L E V I L L E, Raymond Joseph

Late of Nanango, passed away unexpectedly Sunday 13th November 2011.

Aged 70 years

Beloved friend of Kay. Loved brother to Clancy, Dale, Lance and Roseleigh.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ray’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 18th November 2011 at 10.30 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council 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 A R T E R, Barry Robert
B A R T E R, Barry Robert

Late of Wondai and formerly the Sunshine Coast, passed away peacefully Sunday 13th November 2011.

Aged 72 years

Loving partner of Angela. Beloved father to Bradley and Brooke. Father-in-law to Brian. Friend to Zena and Alena.

Family and friends are invited to attend Barry’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 18th November 2011 at 2 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Children’s Leukaemia and Cancer Research Foundation 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

S T E P H E N S, Barry John
S T E P H E N S, Barry John

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Friday 11th November 2011.

Aged 80 years

Loving partner of Anne Young.

Family and friends are invited to attend Barry’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 21st November 2011 at 2 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Royal Flying Doctor Service 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

S A N D O W, Richard Ross (Dick)
S A N D O W, Richard Ross (Dick)

Late of Cherbourg, passed away peacefully Tuesday 8th November 2011.

Aged 79 Years

Loving husband to Elvie (dec'd). Much loved father to Richard (dec'd), Alec, Gregory (dec'd), Karen, Mervyn, Laverne, Evonne, Stafford and Rhonda. Adored father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Dick's Funeral Service to be held in the A I M People's Church, 48 Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg, Thursday 17th November 2011 at 12 pm. To be followed by interment in the Cherbourg Cemetery.

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