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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
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However, we also publish these notices on our website at no charge as a courtesy to our clients.  


B I C H E L, (Mick), Keith Allan
B I C H E L, (Mick), Keith Allan, late of Nanango, formerly Imbil. Passed away peacefully on Monday 8th November 2010. Aged 81 years.

Loving husband and best “mate” of Dorothy May , beloved dad of Reg, Rae, Lynne, Nita & Kerryn and cherished father-in-law and loving pop to all his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Trusted “mate” to all who knew him.

Family and friends are invited to attend Mick’s Funeral Service to be held in The Chapel, South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), on Friday 12th November at 2 pm. Followed by a Private Cremation.

In lieu of flowers donations to Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia greatly appreciated with envelopes available at the service.

“God Bless, he is at rest. In God’s Care”

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

B L A N CH, Reginald Leslie Charles
B L A N CH, Reginald Leslie Charles, late of Nanango, formerly of Bellbird Road, Coolabunia. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 3rd November 2010. Aged 72 years.

Beloved husband of Ruth, loved father and father-in-law of Evelyn and Graham Ellem, Jeffrey and Amanda, Evan and Lois, Merle and Andrew Parnell and Karen and Bradley Hussey, loving granddad, brother, brother-in-law and uncle to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Reg’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Cairns and Appin Sts, Nanango, on Tuesday the 9th November 2010 at 11 am.

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

R O W B O T H A M, Alwyn James
R O W B O T H A M, Alwyn James, late of Brinsmead, Carins. Passed away suddenly at home on 23rd October 2010. Aged 64 years.

Much loved husband of Denise, loved and loving father and father-in-law of Debbie and Bami (UK), Stephen, and Charlie. Beloved pop of Colin and Sarah.

Relatives and friends of Alwyn are respectfully invited to attend his Memorial Service to be held at The Chapel, Virgo Funerals, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), on Friday 5th November 2010 commencing at 11.30 am. With refreshments to follow.

Always Remembered with Love

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – 4162 7988 in conjunction with Burkin Svendsens Funeral Directors
(Inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

C R O S S L E Y, Marilyn Jean, (Nee Heit)
C R O S S L E Y, Marilyn Jean, (Nee Heit), late of Norman Park, formerly of Kingaroy. Passed away on Friday 22nd October 2010. Aged 54 years.

Beloved daughter of Alma, and the late Eric Heit, loved sister and sister-in-law of Kerry and Ros Heit, loving aunt to Richard, Peter and Rachel Heit.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Marilyn’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery) on Tuesday the 2nd November 2010 at 10.30 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

J E S B E R G, Lindsay Vincent
J E S B E R G, Lindsay Vincent, late of Kingaroy, formerly of Wondai. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 26th October 2010. Aged 80 years.

Beloved husband of Gloria, loved father and father-in-law of Darryl and Diane, Garry and Sandy, Karen and Russell Klein, Darlene and John Murphy and Cynthea and Neale Brosnan, loving pop 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 pop, brother, brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Lindsay’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery) on Saturday the 30th October 2010 at 10.30 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

H O W L E Y, Delwyn Joy
H O W L E Y, Delwyn Joy, late of Forest View, formerly Goomeri, passed away peacefully Monday 25th October 2010, aged 60 years.

Loved daughter of Ruby and Vic (dec’d), sister of Denis and Darryl, sister-in-law and aunt to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Delwyn’s Funeral Service to be held in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorn Street Murgon, Monday 1st November 2010 at 10:30am, to be followed by a Committal Service at the Goomeri Lawn Cemetery.

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

R O W L A N D, Mervyn, “Merv"
R O W L A N D, Mervyn, “Merv”, late of Kingaroy, formerly Mount Isa, passed away Friday 22nd October 2010, aged 75 years.

Beloved husband of Dot, loving father and father-in-law of Rennae, Jacinta and Tyson, loved Poppy of Tegan, Grace and Eve.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Merv’s Funeral Service, to be held in The Chapel, South Burnett Crematorium, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 29th October 2010 at 10:30am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Young Care greatly appreciated, envelopes available at the service.

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

J E N S E N, Kevin Ronald
J E N S E N, Kevin Ronald, late of Proston, passed away Friday 22nd October 2010, aged 77 years.

Loving husband of Margaret (dec’d) (nee Keys), Dad to Julie and Richard Grimes, Christine and Allan Kirsch, Patricia and Christopher Keenan, Grampy to 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Kevin’s Funeral Service to be held in St Peters Anglican Church, Wondai Road Proston, on Friday 29th October 2010, at 2:00pm, followed by a Committal Service at the Proston Lawn Cemetery.

Virgo Funerals – Kingaroy – 4162 7988
(inc. South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd)
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J O H A N S E N, Jeffrey Donald, “Jeff”
J O H A N S E N, Jeffrey Donald, “Jeff”, late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Friday 22nd October 2010, aged 81 years.

Beloved husband of Jean, loving uncle to his family.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jeff’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 28th October 2010, at 11:00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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

C A V A N A G H, Robert John, “Bob"
C A V A N A G H, Robert John, “Bob”, late of Coolabunia, passed away after a brave fight with Leukaemia, Friday 22nd October 2010, aged 88 years.

Beloved husband of Gabrielle, loving father and father-in-law of Chris and Jill, Tony and Sue, Teresa and Tony Gemellaro, Anne and Peter Drury, Helen and Anthony Baker, Bobby and Claudia, Rosalie and Peter Searle, Julia Gilbert and Brendan and Lisa, dearly loved Grandad to his 23 grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Bob, to be held in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Albert Street Kingaroy,Tuesday 26th October 2010, at 11:00am, followed by a Committal Service at the Taabinga Cemetery.

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

K A N C I L I J A, (Baby) Rhys Michael Uros
K A N C I L I J A, (Baby) Rhys Michael Uros,

Beloved son of Leanne (Douglass) and Uros, brother of Mikayla, Brent and Joshua, loved grandson, nephew and cousin to their families and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Rhys’ Funeral Service, to be held in The Chapel, South Burnett Crematorium, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery)Tuesday 26th October 2010 at 11 am.

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

P A T E S, Isabell Joyce
P A T E S, Isabell Joyce, late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Saturday 16th October 2010, aged 74 years.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Isabell’s Funeral Service to be held in the Uniting Church, Gipps Street Nanango, Thursday 21st October 2010, at 10:30am, followed by a Committal Service at the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

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

S U F F O L K, Herbert George, “Herb"
S U F F O L K, Herbert George, “Herb”, late of Kingaroy, passed away unexpectedly Saturday 16th October 2010, aged 73 years.

Beloved husband of Grace, loving father and step-father of Charlie (dec’d), Narelle, Theresa, Debbie and Harold, loved grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Herb’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Highway Christian Church, corner of D’aguilar Highway and Edenvale North Road, Kingaroy, Thursday 21st October 2010, at 2:00pm, followed by a Private Cremation.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Red Cross are greatly appreciated, envelopes available at the service.

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

T A Y L O R, James Arthur (Jim)
T A Y L O R, James Arthur (Jim), late of Murgon, passed away Monday 11th October 2010, aged 76 years.

Beloved husband of Betty, loving father and father-in-law of Annette and Ross Wilson, Barbara and Baz Williams, Janice and Phil Curd, Sue-Ellen and Noel Carroll, loved grandad and great-grandad to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jim’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Christ Church Anglican Church, Taylor Street East, Murgon, Friday 15th October 2010 at 10:00am, followed by a Private Cremation.

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

M U L C A H Y, Barry Lloyd
M U L C A H Y, Barry Lloyd, late of Fairway Drive, Nanango. Passed away peacefully on Friday 8th October 2010. Aged 63 years.

Beloved partner of Margaret, loved brother of Mary, Denise and Robyn and much loved son of Joyce.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Service being held for Barry at South Burnett Crematorium, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), on Wednesday 13th October 2010 at 10 am.

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

F O O T E, Beryl Del (Del)
F O O T E, Beryl Del (Del), late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 6th October 2010. Aged 73 years.

Beloved wife of Rob, loving mother of Lyndel and Tricia, loved mother-in-law and grandmother to their families.

Del will be laid to rest in the Memerambi Cemetery at a Private Family Service on Monday 11th October 2010.

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

B R E T T, Leigh Marqueritha
B R E T T, Leigh Marqueritha, late of Robinson Lane, Wondai, formerly of Macleay Island. Passed away peacefully at Forest View Nursing Care Unit, Wondai, on Thursday 29th September 2010. Aged 86 years.

Beloved widow of Larry, loved mother and mother-in-law of Lance and Susan, Lynsey and Cecil and Nicky, loving grandmother of seven little Australians and adored great-grandmother of Harmony and Lazarus.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Leigh’s Cremation Service to be held in the Baptist Church, Cadell Street, Wondai, on Wednesday 6th October 2010 at 11 am.

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

B L A N C H, Barbara Rachel (Nee Gittins)
B L A N C H, Barbara Rachel (Nee Gittins), late of Murgon. Formerly of Wondai, Tewantin and Speedwell. Passed away in her sleep on Wednesday 29 September 2010. Aged 92 years.

Beloved wife of Harold (dec’d), loving mother and mother-in-law of James and Norma (dec’d), Ian and Jean, Dawn, Graham and Carole, and Leslie and Delma, loving grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Families and friends are invited to attend Barbara’s Funeral Service to be held at the Murgon Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon, on Monday 4th October 2010 at 11 am. To be followed by burial at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery and light refreshments back at the Murgon Uniting Church Hall.

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

S L A T T E R Y, Elaine Adele (Del)
S L A T T E R Y, Elaine Adele (Del), late of Farr home, Kingaroy, formerly of Caloundra and Kumbia. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 29th September 2010. Aged 83 years.

Beloved sisiter of Bob (dec’d), June Rogerson, Col (dec’d), Tup Young, Snow Vidler, Pat Parker (dec’d), Dot McMurdy (dec’d), loving sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt and great-great aunt to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Del’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), on Friday 1st October 2010 at 11 am.

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

W O L T M A N N, Helena Agnes, ”Nell”
W O L T M A N N, Helena Agnes, ”Nell”, late of Salem Lutheran Rest Home, Toowoomba, formerly of Yarraman, passed away Monday, 27th September 2010, aged 95 years.

Beloved wife of Werner (dec’d), loving mother and mother-in-law of Darryl and Glen, Travis and Judy, Jan-Nell and Errol, Shane and Angela and Leigh, loving Nan and Great-Nan to Anna, Paula and Stephen, Melissa, Serena and Troy, Ryan, Ben and Connor, sister and sister-in-law to Brian and Terry.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Nell, to be held in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, corner of Neil and James Streets, Toowoomba, Friday 1st October 2010,10:15am. On conclusion of Mass, Nell will be interred at the Memerambi Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Memerambi, via Kingaroy, at 3:15pm.

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