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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.  


U N D E R W O O D, Stephen Attwood
U N D E R W O O D, Stephen Attwood, late of Old Esk Road, Taromeo Qld 4306. Passed away peacefully, Saturday 23rd July 2011. Aged 74 years.

Beloved husband of Kathy (Kathleen nee Strutton of Cairns), loved father of Norman, Layle (Dec’d), Rosalyn, Christine and Linda, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of their families. Brother of Brian Underwood (Greenslopes).

Family and friends are invited to attend Stephen’s Committal Service of his ashes to be held as a graveside service at the Blackbutt Cemetery, D'Aguilar Highway between Blackbutt and Benarkin, on Friday 29th July 2011 at 12 midday.

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

S C H L O S S, Roy Charlie
S C H L O S S, Roy Charlie, late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Saturday 23rd July 2011. Aged 84 years.

Beloved husband of Mavis (Dec’d), loved father and father-in-law of Kerry, Sharyn and Con Doyle and Peter and Heike, loving grandfather of Dhana, Ashley, Jason and Logan.

Family and friends are invited to attend Roy’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery) Friday 29th July at 1 pm. To be followed by interment in the Taabinga Monumental Cemetery.

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

R E A L, Constance Thyra
R E A L, Constance Thyra, late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Sunday 24th July 2011. Aged 91 years.

Beloved wife of Peter (Dec’d), loving mother of Jonathan, Belinda and Deborah (Dec’d) and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Connie’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Thursday 28th July 2011 at 2 pm.

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

J A H N K E, Colin Geoffrey
J A H N K E, Colin Geoffrey, late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully, Friday 22 July 2011. Aged 74 years.

Beloved husband of Maureen, loved father and father-in-law of Ross and Judy, Lester and Veanne, Deborah, Bevan and Leanne, Karen and Lynden, loving grandfather of 12. great grandfather of 10, brother, brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Col’s Funeral Service to be held at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon, on Thursday 28th July 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations to Murgon Hospital Palliative Care would be 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 O M E R S, Frederick John (Jack)
S O M E R S, Frederick John (Jack), late of Kingaroy and formerly Melbourne, passed away peacefully Wednesday 20th July 2011. Aged 85 years.

Sadly missed by his wife Janette, his children Raymond, Graham, Robert, Stephen (dec’d), Jeffrey and their families.

Rest In Peace.

Family and friends are invited to attend Jack’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, on Wednesday 27th July 2011 at 2pm.

Followed by interment at the Taabinga Cemetery.

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

L E D E R H O S E, Donald Herbert
L E D E R H O S E, Donald Herbert, late of Inverell and formerly Kingaroy. Passed away Tuesday 10th May 2011. Aged 78 years.

Beloved husband, father and grandfather.

Family and friends are invited to attend Donald’s Ashes Interment Ceremony to be held at the Burrandowan Ashes Wall,Taabinga Cemetery, Pioneer Ave, Kingaroy, on Friday 29th July 2011 at 10:30am.

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

R E C K, Kevin Reginald
R E C K, Kevin Reginald, late of Goomeri. Passed away peacefully Thursday 21 July 2011. Aged 83 years.

Beloved husband of Kath, loved father and father-in-law of Jennifer and Ron Howell, Grahame and Sue, Errol and Glenda, Leigh and Keith Kachel, Trevor and Sheri (Dec’d), Wayne (Dec’d) and Jo-anne Wruck, loving grandfather of 13 and great grandfather of 18.

Family and friends are invited to attend Kevin’s Funeral Service to be held in the Goomeri Apostolic Church of Qld, Olive Street, Goomeri, on Wednesday 27th July 2011 at 10.30 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

H A R M, Keith Allan
H A R M, Keith Allan, late of Wondai. Passed away peacefully Wednesday 20th July 2011. Aged 76 years.

Lovingly remembered by his wife Shirley, Brett and Carol, Craig and Cindy, Neil and Fay, grandchildren Kirstie, Josh and Amy.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Keith’s Funeral Service to be held at the St John Trinity Lutheran Church, Edward Street, Wondai, Tuesday 26th July 2011 at 1pm. Followed by interment at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

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

A T W E L L, Tony Adam
A T W E L L, Tony Adam, late of Kingaroy. Taken suddenly and tragically, Saturday 9th July 2011. Aged 34 years.

Beloved husband of Melanie, loved father of Makayla, Alex, Maicey and Monique, loving son and son-in-law of Trevor (Dec’d) and Sue Atwell and Rick and Eve Dawson and cherished brother of Jodie.

Family and friends are invited to attend Tony’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Piioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (Adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Saturday 16th July 2011 at 11 am.

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

T A Y L O R, Maya Paige
T A Y L O R, Maya Paige

15-6-2011 ~ 9-7-2011. Aged 24 days.

Precious baby girl of Rob and Tessa and darling sister of Sienna. Loving granddaughter of Michael (Dec’d) and Robin Polsen (Emerald) and Wayne and Marie Taylor (Toowoomba).

Family and friends are invited to attend Maya’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Kingaroy, Friday 15th July 2011 at 3 pm.

In lieu of flowers donations to Mater Childrens Paediatric Intensive Care Unit would be appreciated with envelopes available at the service.

“We love you with all our heart”

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

K E E N, William Alexander (Bill)
K E E N, William Alexander (Bill), late of Krebs Street, Murgon. Passed away peacefully Saturday 9th July 2011. Aged 88 years.

Beloved husband of Dot (dec’d), Beloved father and father-in-law of Terry and Lyn and Marie-lou and Julian Godfrey. Loved Poppy of 8 grandchildren and their families, and 8 great-grandchildren.

All are invited to attend Bill's Celebration of Life Service to be held at the Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon, Friday 15th July 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by a committal service at the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

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

P R O S S E R, Raymond Keith
P R O S S E R, Raymond Keith, late of Nanango. Passed away peacefully on Saturday 2nd July 2011. Aged 80 years.

A private Cremation Service will be held as per his wishes.

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

S T I M P S O N, Olga Mary (nee Lowe, formerly Shepherd)
S T I M P S O N, Olga Mary (nee Lowe, formerly Shepherd). Passed away peacefully, Saturday 21st May 2011. Aged 94 years.

Beloved Mother, Aunt, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend Olga’s Memorial and Interment of Ashes Ceremony to be held at the Wondai Cemetery, Friday 15th July 2011 at 10:30am.

In lieu of flowers donations to Arthritis Queensland would be greatly appreciated.

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

S I N D E N, Geoffrey Howard
S I N D E N, Geoffrey Howard, late of Nanango. Passed away peacefully Sunday the 3rd of July 2011. Aged 72 years.

Husband of Denise, Father of Cheryl, Vance, Annette and Marcus, Grandfather of Isabelle, Genevieve, Laura and Adam.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend Geoffrey’s Memorial Service to be held in Tara’s Hall at the Nanango RSL, 24-26 Henry Street Nanango on Friday 15th July 2011 at 1pm.

A private Cremation Service has been held.

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

S I L B U R N, Lois May
S I L B U R N, Lois May, late of Goomeri. Passed away peacefully, Wednesday 29th June 2011 at the Murgon Hospital. Aged 81 years.

Beloved wife of Sydney, loved mother and mother-in-law of Graham and Allison and Matthew and Kylie, loving grandmother of Cameron, Kelsey and Hanna, Joshua and Richard.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lois’s Funeral Service to be held in the Uniting Church, Mactaggart Street, Goomeri, Monday 4th July 2011 at 10.30 am. To be followed by interment in the Goomeri Cemetery.

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

H A N S E N, Norma Pearl
H A N S E N, Norma Pearl, late of Orana Lutheran Complex, Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Thursday 30th June 2011. Aged 92 years.

Beloved wife of Percy (Dec’d), loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother of Marie (Dec’d), Judy Carroll, Denis and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Norma’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery) on Tuesday 5th July 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

H A M P S O N, Pamela Rose
H A M P S O N, Pamela Rose, late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Monday 27th June 2011. Aged 68 years.

Beloved mother of Jacqui and Bonnie, loved ma to Cassie, Shelly, Trent, Jaymee, Jake, Jorja and Koby, loving ma ma to Payton and Harrison, adored sister, sister-in-law and aunt of their families.

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 1st July 2011 at 10.30 am.

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

M c N A M A R A, Vincent Allan
M c N A M A R A, Vincent Allan, late of Canowindra Blue Care, Kingaroy, formerly of Bunya Mountains and Cleveland. Passed away peacefully, Saturday 25th June 2011 at Kingaroy. Aged 90 years.

Beloved husband of Evelyn (Dec’d), loved father of Kay Joyce, Dale, Rodney, Lynne McInnes, loving grandfather, great-grandfather and father-in-law of their families. Adored brother of Patricia Dengate (Newcastle).

Family and friends are invited to attend Vince’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 1st July 2011 at 2 pm.

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

C O S T E L L O E (Nee McErlean), Marilyn Ann
C O S T E L L O E (Nee McErlean), Marilyn Ann, late of Woollahra NSW, formerly of Oakey and Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Sunday 26th June 2011 at Sacred Heart Hospice, Darlinghurst, Sydney. Aged 64 years.

Beloved mother of Michelle, Dan and Jo, loving mother-in-law and grandmother of their families. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Evelyn and Rod Hosking (Bundaberg), Tom and Pat McErlean (Kingaroy), June Lindon (Maroochydore) and Gary Williams (Brisbane).

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Marilyn to be held in St Mary’s Catholic Church, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 30th June 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations to Diabetes Australia would be appreciated with envelopes available at the Service.

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

C O H E N, John Leonard
C O H E N, John Leonard, late of Coolabunia. Passed away Wednesday 22nd June 2011. Aged 78 years.

Beloved husband of Stella, loving father of John, Lisa and their families.

A Private Cremation has been held.

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