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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.  


E T H E R I N G T O N, Arthur Walter (Bill)
E T H E R I N G T O N, Arthur Walter (Bill), late of Stonelands. Passed away peacefully Thursday 15th September 2011. Aged 81 years.

Beloved husband of Del (dec’d), loved father and father-in-law of Judith, Gary and Brenda, Geoff and Barbara. Adored Grandy and grandfather to Kellie and Dan, Daniel and Melissa, Matthew and Liam. Great-Granna to Rhianna and Ned.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bill’s Funeral Service to be held at St Mary’s Anglican Church, Baynes Street Wondai, Wednesday 21st September 2011 at 2:30pm. 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

C R E W, Patricia Olive (Pat),
C R E W, Patricia Olive (Pat), late of Orana Lutheran Nursing Home and previously Walter Road Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully Thursday 15th September 2011. Aged 92 years.

Loving wife of Ivan (dec’d). Beloved mother to Dianne (dec’d), David, Richard, Malcolm, Paul, Neil, Charmian and Vivienne. Mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Pat’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Ave Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 21st September 2011 at 11.30 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

R A A B E, Malcolm Charles
R A A B E, Malcolm Charles, late of Kingaroy. Passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday 14th September 2011. Aged 69 years.

Loving husband of Ann, beloved father, father-in-law and grandfather to Shane, Donna, Kerri, Jason, Wade, Kirk, Lindsay and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Malcolm’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy ( adjacent to Taabinga Lawn Cemetery), Tuesday 20th September 2011 at 2.00pm.
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 R A T T, Keith Raymond
P R A T T, Keith Raymond, late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully, Wednesday 14th September 2011. Aged 60 years.

Beloved brother and brother-in-law of David and Karen, and Barry, loving uncle of Joanne, Leisa, Mandy and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Keith’s Funeral Service to be held in the Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon, Tuesday 20th September 2011, at 10.30 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

A D A M S, Margaret
A D A M S, Margaret, late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully Tuesday 13th September 2011. Aged 87 years.

Loving wife to Syd (dec’d). Mother to Christine and her family. Sister to Mary (dec’d), Kath, Paul and John (dec’d).

Family and friends are invited to attend Margaret’s Funeral Service and Requiem Mass, to be held at St Mary’s Catholic Church, 15 Albert Street Kingaroy, Saturday 17th September 2011 at 11:30 am. 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

D R A H E I M, Everard Christian "Ev"
D R A H E I M, Everard Christian "Ev". Passed away peacefully in the Care of Cooinda Hostel, Gympie 9th Sept. 2011. Formerly of Douglas Street, Murgon. Aged 88 years.

Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Draheim. Dearly loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and great grandfather of Rhonda Kahler, Marshall and Annette, Kristine and Martin Tweedie, Kerry (Dec'd), Graeme (Dec'd) and families.

Relatives and friends of Ev and family are warmly invited to attend His Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Kingaroy, Wednesday September 14th 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 A R T L E T T, Ruby Edith
B A R T L E T T, Ruby Edith, late of Castra Retirement Home, Murgon. Passed away peacefully, Thursday 8th September 2011. Aged 86 years.

Loving wife of Jack, adored mother to Jim, Laurie, Jeff, Pam and Peter. Loving mother-in-law and devoted grandmother and great-grandmother to their families. Sister to Fay and Roy.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ruby’s Funeral Service to be held in St Mary’s Anglican Church, Baynes Street Wondai Thursday 15th September 2011 at 11 am.

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

T R O U S D E L L (Formerly Smith), Hilary Grace (Grace)
T R O U S D E L L (Formerly Smith), Hilary Grace (Grace), late of Blackbutt. Passed away peacefully Thursday 8th September 2011. Aged 70 years.

Loving wife of Ross. Adored mother to Tony, Wilma, Gale and Granny to Scott, Emma and Kelsy.

Family and friends are invited to attend Grace’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Blackbutt Lawn Cemetery, D’Aguilar Highway, between Blackbutt and Benarkin, Wednesday 14th September 2011 at 11.30 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Blackbutt RSL, supporting the proposed Blackbutt Aged Care Facility, 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

D U N B A R, Alex John (Lex)
D U N B A R, Alex John (Lex), late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully, Wednesday 7th September 2011. Aged 82 years.

Loving husband of Jessie, beautiful father and father-in-law to Marilyn, Helen, Andrew, Robert, Martin and their spouses, treasured grandfather to 14 grandchildren.

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), Monday 12th September 2011 at 10 am. To be followed by a Memorial Service in the Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon at 1 pm.

“Now released to be with his Lord, we will miss him dearly”

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

T U R N E R, Henry Charles
T U R N E R, Henry Charles, late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Monday 5th September 2011. Aged 83 years.

Beloved husband of Doris (Dec’d), loved father and father-in-law of Wayne (Dec’d), Trevor and Wendy, Warren and Lindy, and Glen and Rhonda, loving grandfather of David, Shaeleigh and Brett, Adam and Aleisha, Alex and Damian.

Family and friends are invited to attend Henry’s Funeral Service to be held in St John’s Lutheran Church, Cnr Markwell and Youngman Streets, Kingaroy, Thursday 8th September 2011 at 1.30 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

A L L E R Y, Alfred Edward (Alf)
A L L E R Y, Alfred Edward (Alf), late of Johnstown. Passed away peacefully at the Murgon Hospital, Monday 5th September 2011. Aged 83 years.

Beloved husband of Olwyn (Dec’d), loving father and father-in-law of Anne and Geoff Runge, Chris and Peter McLaughlin, and John and Jackie Allery, loving pa of Nathan, Mark, Sam, Sarah, Claire, Thomas, Kathleen, Callum, Ryley and Angus and friend to Marcia.

Family and friends are invited to attend Alf’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 9th September 2011 at 2 pm.

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

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