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K I D D, Catherine Florence (Cate)
Funeral Service being held Tuesday 1st April 2014 at 11 am

K I D D, Catherine Florence (Cate)

Late of Orana Lutheran Nursing Complex, Kingaroy

Passed away peacefully Wednesday 26th March 2014

Aged 101 and 8 months

Beloved wife of Walter (Dec’d), loved mother of Harry and Ray, loving grandmother and great-grandmother of their families. Adored sister of Enid Kerr.

Family and friends are invited to attend Catherine’s Funeral Service to be held at the Uniting Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Tuesday 1st April 2014 at 11 am. 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

F I N N E Y, Daisy Ellen
Funeral Service being held Friday 28th March 2014 at 11 am

F I N N E Y, Daisy Ellen

Late of Forest View Residential Care Facility, Wondai, formerly Manumbar

Passed away peacefully Wednesday 26th March 2014

Aged 92 years

Beloved wife of Cyril (Dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law of Cyril and Julie, Les and Susan, loving Nana of Christine and Clynton, Steven and Jaime, Darren and Lesleigh, Nicole, Jason and Cindy, Shaun, Karen and Joel, loving great-Nana of Nathan, Lachie, Katie, Chloe, Bryce, Chelsea, Shania, Amber, Hayden, adored sister of Clarice Davies.

Family and friends are invited to attend Daisy’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Murgon Lawn Cemetery, Friday 28th March 2014 at 11 am.

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

R O B E R T S, Nora Kathleen (Kath)
Requiem Mass to be held Wednesday 26th March 2014 at 11 am.

R O B E R T S, Nora Kathleen (Kath)

Late of Speedwell via Proston, passed away peacefully Thursday 20th March 2014.

Aged 83 years

Loving wife of Frank (dec’d). Beloved mother of Lorraine, Michelle, Kaz, Steven, Chrissie, Brett, Jacko and Amanda. Cherished mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Kath, to be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Catholic Church, Rodney Street, Proston, Wednesday 26th March 2014 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Proston Lawn Cemetery.

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

F R A N C I S, Margaret Ellen
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 27th March 2014 at 11 am.

F R A N C I S, Margaret Ellen

Late of Karinya Aged Care Facility, Nanango, passed away peacefully Thursday 20th March 2014.

Aged 101 years and 3 months

Loving wife of Charles (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Ian (dec’d), Lee (dec’d), Barry and Lyn, Trevor and Louise. An adored grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Margaret’s Funeral Service, to be held at the Uniting Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 27th March 2014 at 11 am.

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

I G G L E D E N, Fay
Private Cremation

I G G L E D E N, Fay

Late of Nanango, sadly passed away Wednesday 19th March 2014.

Aged 75 years

Beloved wife of Ken. Cherished friend to many.

A Private Cremation will be held as per Fay's request.

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

P R I T C H A R D, Frank
Funeral Service being held Friday 21st March 2014 at 2 pm.

P R I T C H A R D, Frank

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully after a short illness Tuesday 18th March 2014.

Aged 67 years

Beloved husband of Jan. Much loved father and father-in-law to Gareth and Caren, Matthew and Natalie, Allen and Andrea. Cherished granddad to Dylan, Rhys, Jaidyn. Loved brother and brother-in-law to Joan and Brian, Christine and Brian.

Family and friends are invited to attend Frank’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 21st March 2014 at 2 pm. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council Queensland 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 C H U L T Z, Josephine
Requiem Mass to be held Monday 24th March 2014 at 10.30 am.

S C H U L T Z, Josephine

Late of Proston, sadly passed away peacefully Tuesday 18th March 2014.

Aged 88 years

Beloved sister and sister-in-law of John and Mavis, Cyril, Noel and Yvonne, Colin and Iris, and of the late Leonard, Stanley and Peggy.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for Josephine, to be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Catholic Church, Rodney Street, Proston, Monday 24th March 2014 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Proston Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council Queensland 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 R O N I N, Frank
Funeral Service being held Friday 21st March 2014 at 11 am.

C R O N I N, Frank

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Friday 14th March 2014.

Aged 70 years

Loving brother, uncle and friend who will be sadly missed.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Frank to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Friday 21st March 2014 at 11am. To be followed by interment in the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

“In Gods care”

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

S H A I L E R, John
Funeral Service to be held Friday 21st March 2014 at 11 am.

S H A I L E R, John

Late of Murgon, passed away peacefully Sunday 16th March 2014.

Aged 79 years

Beloved husband of Doreen. Loved father and father-in-law of Karen, Annette and Glen, Andrew and Kate. Cherished poppy of Rosemary, Katherine, Mallainee, Adelaide, Paris, Sampson, Harriet.

Family and friends are invited to attend John’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 21st March 2014 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Parkinson’s Queensland may be considered with envelopes available at the Service.

“Rest in Peace”

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

C U R R A N, Mavis
Funeral Service being held Thursday 20th March 2014 at 11 am

C U R R A N, Mavis

Late of Murgon, formerly of Rockhampton and Maryborough

Passed away peacefully Thursday 13th March 2014.

Aged 97 years

Beloved wife of Matthew (dec'd). Loved mother and mother-in-law of June and Brian Stewart (both dec'd), Merle (dec'd) and Ed Glynn, Cathy and Maurie. Cherished Nana to all her family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Mavis' Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 20th March 2014 at 11 am.

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

D A L E Y, Lorraine Joyce
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 18th March 2014 at 11 am.

D A L E Y, Lorraine Joyce

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away suddenly Wednesday 12th March 2014.

Aged 85 years

Beloved wife of Russell (dec’d). Loving mother of Raylene (dec’d) and Darryl. Mother-in-law to Barry and Merilyn. Cherished grandma of Paul, Kerryn, Michelle and their partners Bernadine, Adam and Dwayne. A wonderful great-grandma to Zachari, Zoe, Aiden, Jordan, Deklan, Teah, Alexis and Nathaniel.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lorraine’s Funeral Service, to be held at the Baptist Church, Knight Street, Kingaroy, Tuesday 18th March 2014 at 11 am.

To be followed by a Private Burial as per Lorraine’s wishes.

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

H A N S E N, Melvyn Arthur
Funeral Service being held Monday 17th March 2014 at 10 am

H A N S E N, Melvyn Arthur

Late of “Dunworkin”, Murgon

Passed away unexpectedly Monday 10th March 2014

Aged 73 years

Beloved husband of Nelma, loving father and father-in-law of Stewart and Meg, Steven and Diane, Leanne and Philip Meech, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, brother-in-law and uncle to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Melvyn's Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Monday 17th March 2013 at 10 am.

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

G A R V E Y, Rhonda May
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 18th March 2014 at 11 am.

G A R V E Y, Rhonda May

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Thursday 13th March 2014.

Aged 80 years

Beloved wife of Len (dec’d). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Erin and John Day, Wayne and Jenny, Marshall and Deborah, Dallas and Sarah. Loved Nanna of Ngareta and Nathon Day, Tamara, Ryan and Joel Garvey.

Family and friends are invited to attend Rhonda’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 18th March 2014 at 11 am.

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

H O L M E S, Robert Neilson (Bob)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 17th March 2014 at 10.30 am.

H O L M E S, Robert Neilson (Bob)

Late of Hivesville, passed away peacefully Monday 10th March 2014.

Aged 69 years

Very dear friend of Heather. Beloved father of Barry, Michael and Merewyn. Adored father-in-law and grandfather to their families. Cherished brother to Erica.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bob’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 17th March 2014 at 10.30 am.

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

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

T R O U S D E L L, Richard Thomas (Dick)
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 13th March 2014 at 10.30 am.

T R O U S D E L L, Richard Thomas (Dick)

Late of Wengenville, Maidenwell. Passed away peacefully Saturday 8th March 2014.

Aged 84 years

Loving brother and brother-in-law to Audrey and Kev (dec’d) Bishop of Kingaroy, Lionel (dec’d), Persee (dec’d) and June (dec’d), Fay and Bob (dec’d) Coe of Kingaroy, Noel (dec’d), Bruce and Lurlene of Canberra, Denise and Frank Hancock of Dalby. An adored uncle and great-uncle to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Dick’s Funeral Service, to be held at St Michael and All Angels’ Anglican Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 13th March 2014 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Cemetery.

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

D O N O H U E, Mavis Alice (formerly Richters, Nee Freeman)
Funeral Service being held Wednesday 12th March 2014 at 10 am

D O N O H U E, Mavis Alice (formerly Richters, Nee Freeman)

Late of Castra Retirement Home, Murgon

Passed away peacefully Thursday 6th March 2014

Aged 89 years

Beloved wife of Roy (Mick) Richters (Dec’d) and Clarence Donohue (Dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law of Maureen and Ellis (Dec’d) Richards, Fred (Dec’d), and Ann Richters, Carol and Des Horsnell, Coral and John Donohue, Sam and Helen Richters, Dell O’Donohue, Janelle and John Sloan, Leanne and Lanse Rea, loving step-mother of the Donohue Family, adored grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister, sister-in-law and aunt of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Mavis’ Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 12th March 2014 at 10 am. To be followed by interment within the Tingoora Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Castra Bus Appeal greatly appreciated with envelopes available at the service.

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

C R A M P, Neville
Funeral Service to be held Monday 10th March 2014 at 1 pm.

C R A M P, Neville

Late of Maidenwell, suddenly passed away Tuesday 4th March 2014 .

Aged 93 years

Loving husband of Hazel (dec’d). Beloved father of Glennys, Don, June and Selwyn. Adored father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Neville’s Funeral Service, to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 10th March 2014 at 1 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Cemetery.

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

L E M P E R E, Alexander Marcel (Dick)
Cremation Service being held Thursday 6th March 2014.

L E M P E R E, Alexander Marcel (Alex)

Late of Benarkin, passed away Friday 28th February 2014.

Aged 81 years

Loved husband of Alice. Beloved father and father-in-law of Serge and Wendy.

A Cremation Service will be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 6th March 2014 at 10.00 am.

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

C O Y N E, James Patrick
Cremation Service being held Saturday 8th March 2014.

C O Y N E, James Patrick

Late of Kingaroy, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday 1st March 2014.

Aged 62 years

Loved partner of Annette. Beloved father of Andrew (dec’d), Julie, Tamara, Rachael, Jasmine, James and their partners. Loving Grandfather to all his family.

A Cremation Service will be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Saturday 8th March 2014 at 11.00 am.

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

D E C O U R C Y, Peter Anthony (Dick)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 10th March 2014 at 10.00 am.

D E C O U R C Y, Peter Anthony (Dick)

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Monday 3rd March 2014.

Aged 57 years

Much loved brother of Tom, Stuart, Michael, Kathy, Brendan. Loving Uncle to his nieces and nephews. Great friend and mate who will be greatly missed.

Family and friends are invited to attend Peter’s Funeral Service to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Monday 10th March 2014 at 10 am. To be followed by interment within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

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