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I R E L A N D, Glenn Craig (Craig)
Funeral Service, to be held Saturday 28th October 2017 at 10 am.


I R E L A N D, Glenn Craig (Craig)

10 . 09 . 1952 - 19 . 10 . 2017

Passed away suddenly

Loved partner of Teresa (Penny) Watson. Beloved eldest son to Keith and Fay Ireland. Adored brother of Brent, Mark and Kathie. Brother-in-law to Darryl and Susan, and uncle to his nieces and nephews. Much loved by Angie, Belinda and his adopted grandchildren and their families and many, many friends.

Loved and will never be forgotten.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Glenn’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Saturday 28th October 2017 at 10 am.

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


B I S H O P, Audrey Ruth (nee Trousdell)
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 19th October 2017 at 12pm.

B I S H O P, Audrey Ruth (nee Trousdell)

Late of Kingaroy, peacefully passed away Saturday 14th October 2017.

Aged 91 years

Loving wife to Kevin (dec’d), Adored Mother and Mother-in-law to
Beverley and Leo, Helen and Kevin, Denis and Glenda, Lainie and Chris, Kevin, Irene and Errol, Nettie.
Cherished Nana to 11 grandchildren, 19 Great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. Much loved Sister.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass at St Marys Catholic Church Mary Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 19th October 2017 at 12pm.

Private family interment prior to service.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Blue Care Kingaroy may be considered with envelopes provided at the service.

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

H A N D F O R D, Ross Trevor
Funeral Service to be held Friday 20th October 2017 at 10 am.

H A N D F O R D, Ross Trevor

Late of Emerald formerly of Wondai, peacefully passed away Monday 9th October 2017.

Aged 55 Years

Beloved Son to Trevor and Lorna. Loving father and father In-Law to Terry and Connie, Lindsey and Daniel, Chase and Ricky. Cherished Papi to Georgie, adored brother and brother In-Law to Diane and Darryl, Craig & Karen.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Ross’s Graveside funeral service at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai on Friday 20th October 2017 at 10.30am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

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

C H A L M E R S, Ronald Peter (Curly)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 16th October 2017 at 11:30am.

C H A L M E R S, Ronald Peter (Curly)

Late of Orana nursing home Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Thursday 4:30pm, 5th October 2017.

Aged 93 years, 3 months & 9 days

Loving Husband of Esme, loving father of Wayne, Christine(dec), Shelley, Ross & Janeen, and Father-in-law of their partners. Loving Grandfather of Dean, Peter, Daniel, Francis, Damon, Kacey, Jarin, Conner & Jordan.

Family and friends are invited to help celebrate Curly's life by attending his Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo's Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 16th October 2017 at 11:30am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Life Flight may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

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

J O H N S O N, Tex (Terry)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 18th October 2017 at 1:30pm.

J O H N S O N, Tex (Terry)

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Sunday 8th October 2017.

Aged 85 years

Father of Kellie, Chris, Nicola, Scott and Jessica. Grandfather to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Tex’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be help within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Appin Street, Nanango, Wednesday 18th October 2017 at 1:30pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Orana Lutheran Aged Care Facility may be considered with envelopes provided at the service.

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

W Y V I L L, Michael James
Requiem Mas to be held Friday 13th October 2017 at 1:30pm.

W Y V I L L, Michael James

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully on Monday, 9th October 2017.

Aged 74 years.

Much loved husband of Roslyn, Father of Edgar, Matthew, Lawrence and
Michael, Father-in-Law and Grandfather of their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for Michael
to be held in our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Friday 13th October 2017 at 1:30pm.

To be followed by interment within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery

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

B R A I N W O O D, Charles Ernest
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 17th October 2017 at 10 am.

B R A I N W O O D, Charles Ernest

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Sunday 8th of October 2017.

Aged 68 Years

Cherished husband to Heather of 46 years. Beloved father and father-in-law of Charlie Brainwood, Carey-anne Beattie Brainwood, Jodi and Rob Woodall, David Brainwood and Gina. Treasured Poppy to 12 grand-children and great-grandfather to four adored great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to attend Charles’ Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 17th October 2017 at 10 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Dementia Foundation may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

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

H A N S E N, Joyce Dorothy (nee Johnson)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 13th October 2017 at 1.30 pm.

H A N S E N, Joyce Dorothy (nee Johnson)

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Kinleymore, Speedwell, Stalworth and Proston, passed away peacefully Sunday 8th October 2017.

Aged 88 years

Loving wife of Keith (dec’d). Beloved mother of Trevor, Lyn, Neil and Darryl. Adored mother-in-law and cherished Nana to her 8 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Joyce’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 13th October 2017 at 1.30 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

S M I T H, Malcolm John
Funeral Service to be held Friday 13th October 2017 at 10.30am.

S M I T H, Malcolm John

Late of Kingaroy, peacefully passed away Thursday 5th October 2017.

Aged 75 Years

Cherished Son to Raymond (Dec’d) and Evelyn (dec’d). Adored brother to June (dec’d), Jim, Heather, May and Rodger.

Family and friends are invited at attend Malcolm’s Graveside funeral service to be held at The Murgon Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Murgon. Friday 13th October 2017 at 10.30am.

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

L U D K E, Dorothy Evelyn (Dot)
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 12th October 2017 at 10.30am.

L U D K E, Dorothy Evelyn (Dot)

Late of Kingaroy, peacefully passed away Thursday 5th October 2017.

Aged 91 Years

Cherished mother and mother In-law to Daryl and Elaine, Bill, Mervyn and Margo, Tom and Peter. Beloved grandmother to Sonya, Grant Shannon, Mark, Greg, Karen, Jamie, Jessica and Holly.

Family and friends are invited at attend Dot’s funeral service to be held at Taabinga Cemetery, Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy. Thursday 12th October 2017 at 10.30am.

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

B U T T O N, Kerri-Ann
Funeral Service to be held Monday 9th October 2017 at 10.30am.

B U T T O N, Kerri-Ann

Late of Gladstone, Biggenden, Blackwater and Cherbourg. Suddenly passed away Saturday 30th September 2017.

Aged 45 Years

Loving daughter of Bert (dec’d) and Jessie (dec’d). Adored step-daughter to Ian Diver. Cherished sister to Joseph, Cynthia, Devon, Lester, Aaron, Amos, Alana, Angela and Bowman. Loved by all her family and extended family.

Family and friends are invited to help celebrate Kerri-Ann’s life by attending her Funeral Service, to be held in the A I M Peoples Church, Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg, Monday 9th October 2017 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Cherbourg Cemetery.

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

R I C H A R D S, Desmond Clarence (Des)
Memorial Service to be held Tuesday 10th October 2017 at 11am.

R I C H A R D S, Desmond Clarence (Des)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully on his 94th birthday, Tuesday 3rd October 2017.

Dearly loved husband of Jean. Loved brother of Alan. Cherished father and father-in-law of Jenny and Ross (dec’d), Helen and Rod, Ken (dec’d) and Lyndell. Beloved step-father to Malcolm and Judy (dec’d), Wayne and Helen, Noel and Diane.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Des, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 10th October 2017 at
11 am.

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

H I L L E A R Y, Lynette Iris (Lyn)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 6th October 2017 at 10:30am.

H I L L E A R Y, Lynette Iris (Lyn)

Late of Yarraman, peacefully passed away Wednesday 27th September 2017.

Aged 71 years

Loving partner of Greg. Loved mother and mother in-law of Tracy and Mark, John and Val. Adored grandmother of Jay, Dakota, Savannah and Betina.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Lynette’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 6th October 2017 at 10:30am.

In lieu of flowers Donations to the Cancer Council may be considered with envelopes at the service.

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

W A T S O N, James Mason (Jim)
Memorial Service to be held Wednesday 4th October 2017 at 11 am.

W A T S O N, James Mason (Jim)

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Sunday 24th September 2017.

Aged 92 years

Loving husband of Lyn.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Jim, to be held in the Uniting Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Wednesday 4th October 2017 at 11 am.

A Private Committal Service will be held for Jim as per family’s request.

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

C R O N I N, Terence John (Terry Sr)
Requiem Mass to be held Saturday 7th October 2017 at 1 pm.

C R O N I N, Terence John (Terry Sr)

Late of Nanango, passed away with his family all by his side, Monday 2nd October 2017.

Aged 85 years

Loving husband of Joan. Beloved father and father-in-law of Chris and Andrea, Paul, Cathy and Brian, Maree and Barry, Jacqui and Bob, Terry and Naomi, Bryan and Charlie, James (Skip), Michael (Joey) and Kate, Michelle, Rosie and Mark, Sonia and Scott. Adored Poppy to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for Terry, to be held in our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Saturday 7th October 2017 at 1 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to CareFlight may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

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

S U T C L I F F E, Phyllis May
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 4th October 2017 at 10:30am.

S U T C L I F F E, Phyllis May

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Tuesday 26th September 2017.

Aged 93 years

Cherished wife of Allen (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother in-law of Norma and Ken Thompson, Donald and Lyn Sutcliffe. Adored grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Phyllis’ Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 4th October 2017 at 10:30am. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

M A N G A N, John James “Jim”
Requiem Mass to be held Friday 29 September, 2017 at 10.30 am.

M A N G A N, John James “Jim”

of Nanango. Passed away peacefully surrounded
by his loving family on 25 September 2017.

Aged 93 years.

Devoted husband to Lexie for 61 years.
Treasured Father & Father-in-law of Michael & Anne,
Margaret & Terry, Peter & Ann, Stephen & Sharon, Pauline,
Kevin & Di, Kate & Chris, Imelda & Jeff, James & Sharee.
Beloved grandfather of Susannah, Sophie, Liam & Rory,
Genevieve, Timothy, Andrew & Patrick, Joshua, Lauren, Kieran,
& Elliott, Justin, Jacinta & Elise, Donivan & Jeames, Jessica, Melissa & Thomas, Sam, Jack & Erin & Olivia.
Proud Great-grandfather of Jack, Alex, Thomas, Lucy, Ben, Luke, Lilly, Caleb, Zac, Mitch, Jacob, Chloe, Maxwell, Ellie & Lachlan, and inspiration to his extended family of Gary, Catherine, Sam, Chloe & Kyron, Christopher, Stephanie, Andrew, Helen, Tiffany & Jennifer, Sienna & Stella.

Family & friends are invited to attend Jim’s Requiem Mass at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango on Friday 29 September, 2017 at 10.30 am followed by burial at Nanango Cemetery.

M U R R A Y, Triston
Funeral Service to be held Monday 25th September 2017 at 11 am.

M U R R A Y, Triston

Late of Cherbourg, sadly passed away Thursday 14th September 2017.

Aged 16 years

Loving son of Jeffrey and Lavina.

He will be sadly and forever missed by his Mums and Dads, Sisters and Brothers, Nans and Pops, and all his friends.

Relatives and friends are warmly invited to attend Triston’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Cherbourg Community Hall, Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg, Monday 25th September 2017 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Cherbourg Cemetery.

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

N E E, Peter
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 22nd September 2017 at 2 pm.

N E E, Peter

Late of Nanango, fell asleep in Christ on the 18th September 2017, at home with his loved ones.

Now awaiting the resurrection.

Loved husband of June, loving father of Julie and Pamela, and Poppy to his grandchildren.

A special Poppy to Kayhne.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Graveside Funeral Service for Peter, to be held within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Appin Street, Nanango, Friday 22nd September 2017 at 2 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Jemima’s Bible Fund may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

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

P R I C E, Dulcie Margaret
Funeral Service, to be held Friday 22nd September 2017 at 10 am.

P R I C E, Dulcie Margaret

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Injune, peacefully passed away Thursday 14th September 2017.

Aged 81 Years

Loving Wife of Frank (dec’d), cherished mother and mother-in-law to Carl and Joan, Russell and Sharon, Glen and Trudy. Beloved Nan to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Dulcie’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 22nd September 2017 at 10am. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Canowindra Nursing Home may be considered with envelopes provided at the service.

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