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Our Coffin Range
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Memorials & Plaques
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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.

How To Cope With Grief
Death can take many people by surprise and very few of us are naturally good at dealing with it. Our tips will help you cope with grief (or help your family or friends to get through it).

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.  


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

G R E A V E S, Anthony Eric (Tony)
G R E A V E S, Anthony Eric (Tony)

Late of Murgon, passed away at the Murgon Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Tuesday 8th November 2011.

Aged 84 years

Loving husband of Ida. Loved father of Chris and Lesa (dec'd). Beloved father-in-law to Fay. Adored grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Tony's Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 14th November 2011 at 10.30 am.

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

R A I N E S, Eric Leonard
R A I N E S, Eric Leonard

Late of Runnymede, passed away peacefully at home in the company of his wife Colleen, Tuesday 8th November 2011.

Aged 75 years

Loving husband of Colleen. Beloved father to Anthony, Thelma, Selina, Kaylena and Kerrie. Adored father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Eric’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Tuesday 15th November 2011, at 2 pm.

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

A S K E W, Dulcie May
A S K E W, Dulcie May

Late of Canowindra, Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Sunday 6th November 2011.

Aged 95 years

Beloved wife of Max (dec’d), sister to Fay (dec’d), Des, Hazel and Herb (dec’d), loving mother to Laurellee, Bevan and Beverly. Adored grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Dulcie’s Funeral Service, to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 11th November 2011 at 10.30 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

W I L K E S, Kenneth Lex (Lex)
W I L K E S, Kenneth Lex (Lex)

Late of Kingaroy and formerly Gladstone, passed away peacefully Fiday 4th November 2011.

Aged 53 years

A wonderful loving father and a great mate, who is greatly loved and will be greatly missed by his four children, family and friends.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lex’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 10th November 2011 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Cancer Council Queensland 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 H E A, Esther Florence
S H E A, Esther Florence

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully at home Saturday 5th November 2011.

Aged 81 years

Loving wife of Jack. Beloved mother to Kerry, Gail and Vicki. Adored by their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Esther’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Wednesday 9th November 2011 at 9 am.

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

H A Y N E, Jack Dowling
H A Y N E, Jack Dowling

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully, Saturday 5th November 2011.

Aged 92 years

Loving husband of Eunice (dec’d). Beloved father to Jim, Ian, Beth and Heather. Adored grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Jack’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Kingaroy, Friday 11th November 2011 at 2 pm.

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

O L S S O N , Agnes Lesley (Lesley)
O L S S O N, Agnes Lesley (Lesley)

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of “Wooden Hut” Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Wednesday 2nd of November 2011.

Aged 95 years

Loving wife of Percy (dec’d). Mother and mother-in-law to Ian and Meg, Ross and June. Adored grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lesley’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 9th November 2011 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Legacy 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

W H I T E, Ula Ivy
W H I T E, Ula Ivy

Late of Village Life Caboolture and formerly Murgon, passed away peacefully at Abbey Gardens, Morayfield, Monday 31st October 2011.

Aged 95 years

Loved wife of Charles (dec), mother and mother-in-law to Errol and Mavis, grandmother and great-grandmother to Sharon and Shayne, Collin and Sandra, Shaun and Liv and their families. Now at peace.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Ula's Graveside Service to be held atthe Murgon Lawn Cemetery, Gayndah Road, Murgon, Friday 4th November 2011 at 2 pm.

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

A D A M S K I, Joyce Elizabeth
A D A M S K I, Joyce Elizabeth

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully in the Mater Private Hospital, Brisbane, Monday 31st October 2011.

Aged 74 years

Loving wife of Des (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Ross and Lola, Yvonne and Barry (dec’d). Adored grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Joyce's Funeral Service, to be held at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Albert Street, Kingaroy, Monday 7th 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

B A R T L E T T, Laurence John (Laurie)
B A R T L E T T, Laurence John (Laurie)

Late of Wondai, passed away peacefully Sunday 30th October 2011.

Aged 64 years

Loving husband of Joan. Beloved father and father-in-law to Kevin, Robert and Fiona, and Susan (dec’d). Devoted grandfather to Katie and Steph.

Family and friends are invited to attend Laurie’s Funeral Service to be held at St Mary’s Anglican Church, Baynes Street, Wondai, Friday 4th November 2011 at 11 am.

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

B A T E S, Audrey
B A T E S, Audrey Mary

Late of Karinya Nursing Home, Nanango, formerly of Yeppoon. Passed away peacefully Friday 28th October 2011.

Aged 84 years

Beloved wife of Happy (dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law of Colin and Margaret, Darryl and Jan, Bruce and Anne.

A private Cremation Service 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

B A L L I N G E R, Maureen Joan
B A L L I N G E R, Maureen Joan

Late of Rocky Creek, Yarraman, was taken into God’s Care Thursday 27th October 2011.

Aged 73 years

Loving wife of 53 years to John. Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Judith and Brad (Bundaberg), Michelle and Gary (Gladstone), Linda and Glendon (St George), Leanne and Paul (Kingaroy), Karen and Brian (Coolabunia), Wesley and Sandra (Mitchell), Dennis and Robyn (Yarraman). Adored grandmother and great-grandmother of 20 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to attend Maureen’s Funeral Service to be held at the Uniting Church, Toomey Street, Yarraman, Thursday 3rd November 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Yarraman Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council Queensland 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

R I E C K, Mercedes Baui
R I E C K, Mercedes Baui

Late of Murgon, formerly of Manila, Philippines. Passed away peacefully, Sunday 23rd October 2011.

Aged 66 years

Beloved wife of Errol. Loving sister of Romeo (Canada) and Nelia and Ben (Manila), sister-in-law and aunt.

Family and friends are invited to Mercedes’ Funeral Service to be held at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon, Monday 31 October 2011 at 1 pm. 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

T H O M P S O N, Ruth Edna
T H O M P S O N, Ruth Edna

Late of Nanango and formerly “Alfa Vale”, Nanango. Passed peacefully into God’s care Wednesday 26th October 2011.

Aged 98 years

Loving wife of Walter (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Harold and Nancy, Denise and Virgil, Jan (dec’d) and Max, Malcolm and Kristina. Adored Grandma and Mama to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ruth’s Funeral Service to be held at St Anne’s Anglican Church, Burnett Street, Nanango, Wednesday 2nd November 2011 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment in the Nanango Monumental Cemetery.

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

L E E, June Frances (June)
L E E, June Frances (June)

Late of Farrhome, Kingaroy, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, 20th October, 2011.

Aged 87 years

Loving wife of William, who predeceased her in 1993. Beloved mother of Christine and Sherrill. Loving grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to help Celebrate June’s Life at a Graveside Service to be held at the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Wednesday 26th October at 10 am.

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

Q U I N L A N (nee Nothdurft), Betty Margaret
Q U I N L A N (nee Nothdurft), Betty Margaret

Late of Nanango, passed away suddenly Thursday 20th October 2011.

Aged 72 years

Loving wife of Bevan. Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Margaret, Darryl and Estelle, Edward, Joanne and Peter, and adored Nanna to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Betty’s Funeral Service to be held at the Uniting Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Wednesday 26th October 2011 at 2 pm. Followed by interment in the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Gideon’s International and 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