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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.  


A D A I R, Mary Josephine
A D A I R, Mary Josephine, late of Salisbury, Brisbane formerly of Cooranga North.Passed away peacefully Friday 15th April 2011. Aged 97 years.

Beloved wife of Archie (Dec’d), loved mother of Robert, Allan, Mary, Theresa, Lesley, Terry and Bernadette, loving mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother of their families.

Family and friends and invited to attend Mary’s Funeral Service to be held at St Pius X Catholic Church, 69 Golda Avenue, Salisbury, Wednesday 20th April 2011 at 1 pm. To be followed by interment in the Mt Gravatt Cemetery.

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

H O L M E S, Hewison John (Hewie)
H O L M E S, Hewison John (Hewie), late of Crownthorpe, Murgon. Passed away suddenly Saturday 16th April 2011. Aged 73 years.

Beloved husband of Angela, loved father and father-in-law of Anthony and Jennifer, Kevin, Michelle and Brett, loving granddad of Stephanie, Emma, Charlotte and Hamish, Tanya, Gabrielle and Sarah, loving son, brother, brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Hewie to be held in St Joseph's Catholic Church, 24 Angel Avenue, Murgon on Thursday 21st April 2011 at 2 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

C A R S E L D I N E, Monica May
C A R S E L D I N E, Monica May, late of Kingaroy and formerly of Crows Nest, Qld. Taken tragically on Monday 11th April 2011. Aged 78 years.

Beloved wife of Cameron, loved mother and mother-in-law of Cameron and Rose, Colleen and Geoff, loving grandma of Brett, Kenny, Thomas, William and Jason, cherished sister, sister-in-law and aunt of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Monica to be held at St Matthew's Catholic Church, 20 Creek Street, Crows Nest, on Monday 18th April at 12 midday. To be followed by interment in the Crows Nest Cemetery, Crows Nest.

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

S A V A G E, John Arthur
S A V A G E, John Arthur, late of Nanango. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 13th April 2011 at the Kingaroy Hospital. Aged 76 years.

Loving husband of Dernis and loving father of Peter, Jeffrey and Andrew.

Family and friends are invited to attend John’s Funeral Service to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, 37 Gipps Street, Nanango on Friday the 15th April 2011 at 1.30 pm. 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

K L E I N, Douglas (Doug)
K L E I N, Douglas (Doug), late of Karinya Home for the Aged, Nanango. Passed away peacefully on Saturday 9th April 2011 at the Kingaroy Hospital. Aged 87 years.

Family and friends are invited to attend Doug’s Graveside Service to be held at the Evergreen Cemetery, Peranga-Evergreen Road, Evergreen via Kulpie on Thursday 14th April 2011 at 10 am followed by Doug’s Memorial Service at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 41 Drayton Street, Nanango at 11.30 am.

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

R E E D, Elva Annie Isabel (nee Crawford)
R E E D, Elva Annie Isabel (nee Crawford), late of Bunya Highway, Kingaroy. Passed away at the Kingaroy Hospital Wednesday 6th April 2011. Aged 92 years.

Beloved Wife of Colin (dec’d), loved Mother and Mother-in-law of Cheryl and Geoff, loving Grandma and Great grandma of Craig and Elaine, Kylie and Shaun, Tiffani, Hannah, Ben and Callum, Sister to Bob (dec’d), Reg (Dec’d) and Doris (dec’d).

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

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

G R I F F I N, Allan Stephen
G R I F F I N, Allan Stephen, late of Kingaroy. Sadly passed away on Sunday 3rd of April 2011 at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane. Aged 64 Years.

Much loved Father to De, Darren, Troy, Kory, Brooke, Kelsey, Maddi and Ollie.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Allan’s Funeral service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), on Saturday 9th of April 2011 at 11am. 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

S C H U L T Z, Phyllis Maude
S C H U L T Z, Phyllis Maude, late of Murgon. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 3rd April 2011. Aged 84 years.

Dearly loved wife of Percy (Dec’d), loving mother and mother-in-law of Maureen and Glenn Mitchell, loving nana of Graeme and Alicia, Angela and Chris, Kathryn and Michael and great nana of Taylor and Darcy, Hayden and Lochlan, and Daniel, loved sister, sister-in-law and aunt of their families.

Family and friend are invited to Phyllis’ Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), on Thursday 7th April 2011 at 10 am.

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

P H I L L I P S, Don Mortlock
P H I L L I P S, Don Mortlock, late of Ipswich, formerly of Proston. Passed away peacefully at the Wesley Hospital, Auchenflower, Brisbane on Saturday 2nd April 2011. Aged 66 years.

Don will be fondly remembered by his wife Beth, children Tony, Michael and Teresa, Brother Chris and Sisters Colleen and Mary.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Don’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, on Thursday, 7th April 2011 at 1 pm.

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

J E S B E R G, Gloria
J E S B E R G, Gloria, late of Kingaroy, formerly of Wondai. Passed away peacefully on Thursday 31st March 2011. Aged 82 years.

Beloved wife of Lindsay (dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law of Darryl and Diane, Garry and Sandy, Karen and Russell Klein, Darlene and John Murphy and Cynthea and Neale Brosnan, loving gran of Benjamin and Christopher, Jordan, Brayden, Kylan and Carissa, Belinda, Alissa, Simon and Candace, Troy, Lucinda and Amanda, Gavin, Erin, Daniel, Liam & Alyce, adored great gran, sister, sister-in-law and aunt of their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Gloria’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery) on Wednesday the 6th April 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

G O O D H I N D, Edward Samuel (Ted)
G O O D H I N D, Edward Samuel (Ted), late of Kumbia. Passed away peacefully, Wednesday 30th March 2011. Aged 82 years.

Beloved husband of Vi, loving father and father-in-law of Robyn & Paul Jorimann, Robert and Kathy Goodhind, Colleen and Roy Emmerson, Judy and Paul Clegg, loving poppy and great-poppy to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ted’s Funeral Service to be held at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Cnr Brook & Gordon Streets, Kumbia, on Friday 1st April 2011 at 1.30 pm. To be followed by interment in the Kumbia Cemetery.

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

O T T O, Karoline Christina Elizabeth (Sis)
O T T O, Karoline Christina Elizabeth (Sis), late of Kingaroy. Passed away at Toowoomba Base Hospital on Friday 25th March 2011. Aged 88 years.

Beloved wife of Norman (Coke), loved mother of Barry John and loving nanny sis to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Sis’ Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, on Friday 1st April 2011 at 1 pm.

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

C R A M P, Hazel Eunice (Nee Cavanagh)
C R A M P, Hazel Eunice (Nee Cavanagh), late of Tarong. Passed away peacefully on Saturday 26th March 2011 at the South Burnett Community Private Hospital. Aged 86 years.

Beloved wife of Neville, loving mother of Glennys, Don, June, Selwyn and their respective families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Hazel’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, on Thursday 31st March 2011 at 11 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

S H A W, Dr Keith William O B E
S H A W, Dr Keith William O B E, late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully at home on Friday 25th March 2011. Aged 88 years.

Loving husband of Anne, father and father-in-law of Peter and Louise, Susan and Andreas, Howard and Jay and their families.

Family and friends are warmly invited to attend Keith’s Funeral Service to be held at St Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, on Wednesday 30th March 2011 at 11 am. Followed by a Private Cremation Service.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Royal Flying Doctor Service 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

T R A C E, Lindsay Norman Percy (Percy)
T R A C E, Lindsay Norman Percy (Percy), late of Farrhome, Kingaroy and formerly of Yarraman. Passed away peacefully, Sunday 20th March 2011. Aged 88 years.

Beloved husband of Laurette (Dec’d), loving father and father-in-law of Gaye and Trevor, Lenore (Dec’d), Kerry, Dennis and Lois, loving grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather and loved brother of Gertrude Seiler.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Percy to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango on Saturday 26th March 2011 at 2 pm. 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

N O B L E, Mavis Jessie
N O B L E, Mavis Jessie, (May), late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Friday 18th March 2011. Aged 84 years.

Beloved wife of Glen, loved mother and mother-in-law of Jon and Susan, Judie and Neil Strachan, and Libby (Dec’d), loving grandmother of Joanne, Simon and Jeanna, great-grandmother, sister and sister-in-law of Beth and Geoff Howarth, and aunt to many.

Family and friends are invited to attend May’s Funeral Service to be held in the Uniting Church, Cnr Alford and Youngman Sts, Kingaroy, Monday 21st March 2011 at 11 am. To be followed by a private cremation.

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

D U F F, Hugh Grant
D U F F, Hugh Grant, late of Blackbutt and formerly of New Zealand. Passed away peacefully Wednesday 16th March 2011. Aged 77 years.

Beloved husband of Ngaire, loving father and grandfather of their families.
Family and friend are invited to Hughies’ Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), on Monday 21st March 2011 at 2 pm.

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

B U R T O N, Betty Georgina
B U R T O N, Betty Georgina, of Orana Lutheran Complex, formerly of Murgon. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 16th March 2011. Aged 81 years.

Beloved wife of Lee (Dec’d), loving mother and mother-in-law of Simon and Diane, Kim and Judy, loved grandmother of Caitlin, Jared, Alice, Andrew and Phoebe.

Family and friends are invited to attend Betty’s Funeral Service to be held in the Uniting Church, 55 Gore Street, Murgon, Tuesday 22nd March 2011 at 11 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

C A F F E R Y, Yvonne Estelle (Von)
CA F F E R Y, Yvonne Estelle (Von), late of Nanango. Passed away suddenly on Monday 14th March 2011. Aged 83 years.

Von will be sadly missed by Michael and Janice, Peter and Wendy, Paul, Clare and Danis and her eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to attend Von’s Funeral Service and Requiem Mass to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, on Thursday 17th March 2011 at 1 pm. 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

A L B U R Y, Beatrice Hannah (Beatie)
A L B U R Y, Beatrice Hannah (Beatie), late of Wheller Gardens, Chermside, formerly of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully Wednesday, 9th March 2011. Aged 102 years.

Beloved wife of Charles (Dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law of Ray (Dec’d) and Joy, Noel (Dec’d) and Sylvia, Harold and Beth, loving grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Beatie’s Funeral Service to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Taabinga, Thursday, 17th March 2011 at 12 midday. 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