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A L E X A N D E R, Samuel Hazlet (Sam)
Funeral Service being held Tuesday 26th November 2013 at 10.30 am

A L E X A N D E R, Samuel Hazlet (Sam)

Late of Proston

Passed away peacefully, Wednesday 20th November 2013

Aged 65 years

Beloved husband of Sarah, loved father and father-in-law of Adrian, Denise and Dwayne, Glen and Chantelle, loving grandfather of Brooke, Kayla and Hayden, Lilly and Nicholas, cherished son of Robert and Kathleen (Dec’d), adored brother, brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Sam’s Funeral Service to be held at the Baptist Church, Blake Street, Proston, Tuesday 26th November 2013 at 10.30 am. To be followed by interment with the Proston Lawn Cemetery.

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

M A V R I N A C, Stanislav Paul (Stan)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Thursday 28th November 2013 at 10.30 am.

M A V R I N A C, Stanislav Paul (Stan)

Late of Nanango, sadly passed away Sunday 17th November 2013.

Aged 69 years

Loving husband of Karen. Beloved brother, uncle, great-uncle and friend who will be greatly missed.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Stan, to be held at the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Appin Street, Nanango, Thursday 28th November 2013 at 10.30 am.

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

Z I E B A R T H, Myrtle
Z I E B A R T H, Myrtle

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Sunday 17th November 2013.

Aged 99 years

Loving wife, mother and friend.

A Private Cremation Service will be held as per Myrtle’s request.

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

H E M M I N G S, Patrick Joseph (Pat)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 22nd November 2013 at 2.00 pm.

H E M M I N G S, Patrick Joseph (Pat)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away Saturday 16th November 2013.

Aged 71 years

Loving husband of Josephine (dec’d). Beloved father of Monica, Jenny, Trish, Pam and Karen. Cherished father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Pat’s Funeral Service, to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 22nd November 2013 at 2.00 pm.

To be followed by a Private Burial.

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

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

D A V I E S, Beryl Jean Ann
Funeral Service to be held Monday 25th November 2013 at 11 am.

D A V I E S, Beryl Jean Ann

Late of Canowindra Aged Care Facility, Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Sunday 17th November 2013.

Aged 77 years

Loving wife of Ronald (dec’d). Beloved mother of Ian, Jenny, Andrew, Steven (dec’d) and Karen. Cherished mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother (Beachy) to their families.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Beryl’s Funeral Service to be held at St John’s Lutheran Church, corner Markwell and Youngman Streets, Kingaroy, Monday 25th November 2013 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)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

S M I T H, Muriel Emiline
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 22nd November 2013 at 10 am.

S M I T H, Muriel Emiline

Aged 89 years

Late of Nanango, and previously from St George, Millaroo and Atherton.

Muriel is finally at peace after a long illness. She left us on Friday 15th November 2013, going to a better place.

Last of the family of the late Claude and Emily Swifte of Atherton and Tasmania.
Much loved wife of John Thomas (Joe) Smith.
Mother and mother-in-law of Virgil and Denise, Bernard and Maureen (dec’d), Brian and Rita, Robin and Chrissie.
Grandmother to 11 beautiful grandchildren and great-grandmother to ten adorable children.

She will be missed for her great stories, her advice, her inspiration and her loving care and assistance to those in need.

Family and Friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Muriel, to be held at the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Appin Street, Nanango, Friday 22nd November 2013 at 10 am.

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

R I C H A R D S O N, Barbara Dorothy
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 21st November 2013 at 10.30 am.

R I C H A R D S O N, Barbara Dorothy

Late of Wooroolin, sadly passed away at the South Burnett Private Hospital, Kingaroy, Thursday 14th November 2013.

Aged 78 years

Loving wife of Victor. Beloved mother of Ian, Cheryl, Janelle, David and Karyn. Cherished mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families. Adored sister, sister-in-law and friend.

Family and friends are invited to attend Barbara’s Funeral Service, to be held at the Baptist Church, Cadell Street, Wondai, Thursday 21st November 2013 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Wondai Monumental Cemetery.

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

H E R R I N G, Clifford Stanley (Cliff)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 20th November 2013 at 11 am.

H E R R I N G, Clifford Stanley (Cliff)

Late of Proston, passed away peacefully Thursday 14th November 2013.

Aged 89 years

Loving husband of Hazel. Beloved step-father of Kevin and Daphne, Noreen, Heather and Marshall.

Family and friends are invited to attend Cliff’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at the Proston Cemetery, Proston Boondooma Road, Proston, Wednesday 20th November 2013 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Wondai Diggers Club may be considered with envelopes provided at the service.

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

A N D R E W S, Mary Lorraine (Nee Moore/Law)
Funeral Service being held Tuesday 19th November 2013 at 11 am

A N D R E W S, Mary Lorraine (Nee Moore/Law)

Late of Palmer Street East, Murgon

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 13th November 2013

Loved wife of John (Jack) Moore (Dec’d), wife of Arthur. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Marilyn and Raymond, Raymond (Dec’d), and Julie, Norman, Joan and Graham, Donald, Cheryl and Douglas. Adored and loved grandmother and great-grandmother of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lorraine’s Funeral Service to be held at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon, on Tuesday 19th November 2013 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)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

K I L K E N N Y, Elizabeth Geddis (Elsie)
Funeral Service being held Monday 18th November 2013 at 11 am.

K I L K E N N Y, Elizabeth Geddis (Elsie)

Late of Orana Lutheran Nursing Home, Kingaroy.

Passed away peacefully Wednesday 13th November 2013.

Aged 88 years

Beloved wife of Doug (Dec'd), loved mother of Garry, John and Rhonda, loving mother-in-law of Kerry-Lee and Lindsay, adored grandmother of Amber, Zanara, Shari and Brodie.

Family and friends are invited to attend Elsie's Funeral Service to be held at the Uniting Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Monday 18th November 2013 at 11 am. To be followed by a Private Cremation.

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

S T E R N B E R G, Myrtle May
Funeral service being held Wednesday 13th November 2013 at 1.00 pm.

S T E R N B E R G, Myrtle May

Late of Karinya Nursing Home, Nanango, formerly of Yarraman.

Passed away peacefully Friday 8th November 2013.

Aged 92 years

Much loved wife of Bert (Dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Lloyd and Vivian (Dec’d), Carol and Rod, Kay and Randall, Russell and Jan, Michael and Sue, Ricky and Vonnie. Loved and cherished grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother to all their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Myrtle’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at the Yarraman Lawn Cemetery, Yarraman-Kooralgin Road, Yarraman, Wednesday 13th November 2013 at 1pm.

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

F E R L I N G, Rodney Charles
Funeral Service being held Monday 18th November 2013 at 1 pm

F E R L I N G, Rodney Charles

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Kilcoy.

Passed away peacefully, Thursday 7th November 2013.

Aged 63 years.

Beloved husband of Jean-Mary, loved father and father-in-law of Angela and Terry, Mark and Robyn, Michael and Carly. Loving pop of Emma and Annabel, Holly and Lane, Kate, Sophie and Chelsea. Cherished son, brother, brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Rodney to be held at St Mary’s Catholic Church, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy, Monday 18th November 2013 at 1 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)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

C A S T R E E, Annie Elizabeth (Betty)
Funeral Service being held Tuesday 12th November 2013 at 9.30 am

C A S T R E E, Annie Elizabeth (Betty)

Teacher of Kingaroy State School for 33 years.

Late of Canowindra and Carroll Street, Kingaroy.

Passed away peacefully Wednesday 6th November 2013.

Aged 90 years.

Loving and loved wife of Stafford John (Dec’d). Beloved mother of Kerry, mother-in-law of Wendy. Much loved Memar of Kendall and Monique, Bradley and Joanne. Treasured Great-grandmother of Melanie, Stephanie, Natasha and Brianna. Loved daughter of Leonard and Caroline Peers (Both Dec’d). Loved sister of Lenny and Mavis (Both Dec’d). Aunt to their families. Loved sister-in-law of Edwin and Joy (Both Dec’d). Aunt to their family. Special friend to many.

Family and friends are warmly invited to farewell Betty at St Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Tuesday 12th November 2013 at 9.30 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)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

H E I T, Bevin Neil (Paris)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 11th November 2013 at 10 am.

H E I T, Bevin Neil (Paris)

Late of Dalby, sadly passed away Saturday 2nd November 2013.

Aged 58 years

Loving son of Ron and Margaret (dec’d). Beloved brother of Janet, Barry and John. A cherished brother-in-law, uncle and friend.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bevin’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Uniting Church, Condamine Street, Dalby, Monday 11th November 2013 at 10 am.

To be followed by interment within the Myall Remembrance Park, Dalby.

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

C R O S S, Julie Angela (Angela)
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 9th November 2013 at 10 am.

C R O S S, Julie Angela (Angela)

Late of Ellesmere, passed away peacefully Friday 1st November 2013.

Aged 90 years

Loved wife of Jim Snr (dec'd). Mother and mother-in-law to Jim Jnr and Jenny, Geoffrey and Julianne, Terry and Lynette, Dan and Nancy, Julian and Shauna, Margaret Ann (dec’d), Lorraine and Darryl Campbell and Lynelle Cross. Grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, sister-in-law and friend.

“The world has lost a wonderful woman”

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Angela, to be held at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Albert Street, Kingaroy, Saturday 9th November 2013 at 10 am.

To be followed by interment within the Kumbia Cemetery.

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

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

M C G R U E R, Lindsay Frazer (Sandy)
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 7th November 2013 at 1 pm.

M C G R U E R, Lindsay Frazer (Sandy)

Late of Kingaroy, suddenly passed away Friday 1st November 2013.

Aged 83 years

Loving husband of Joan. Beloved father and father-in-law of Kylie and Jeff, Leeza and Peter. Adored Poppy to Stuart, Georgia, Simon and Charlotte.

Family and friends are invited to attend Sandy’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 7th November 2013 at 1 pm.

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

S T E R N B E C K, Ernest Ray (Ray)
Funeral Service being held Saturday 2nd November 2013 at 1 pm.

S T E R N B E C K, Ernest Ray (Ray)

Late of Brooklands

Passed away peacefully Wednesday 30th October 2013

Aged 81 years

Beloved husband of Angela, loving father of Elizabeth, Kay and Kerry, loved father-in-law and grandfather.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ray’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Saturday 2nd November 2013 at 1 pm.

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

A L M O N D, Leslie Charles (Les)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 8th November 2013 at 11 am.

A L M O N D, Leslie Charles (Les)

Late of Blackbutt, passed away peacefully Monday 28th October 2013.

Aged 89 years

Wonderful husband of Edna. Adored father and father-in-law of Ian and Jan, Jennifer and Hoppy. Grandfather of 5 and great-grandfather (Pa) to 13. Loving brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

Truly loved and deeply missed by all who knew him.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Les’s Funeral Service, to be held at St John’s Anglican Church, Gladys Street, Blackbutt, Friday 8th November 2013 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Blackbutt Lawn Cemetery.

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

J E S S E N, Ian John
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 6th November 2013 at 11 am.

J E S S E N, Ian John

Late of Wooroolin

Passed away peacefully Tuesday 29th October 2013

Aged 69 years

Much loved husband of Pam, adored father of Grant and Kellie, and poppy of Lachlan, Luke and Kye. Brother of Allan Jessen and Jeanie Fiedler.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Ian’s Life to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 6th November 2013 at 11 am.

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

G E N R I C H, Gustav Edwin (Gus)
Funeral service to held Wednesday 6th November 2013 at 11 am

G E N R I C H, Gustav Edwin (Gus)

Late of Orana Lutheran Nursing Home, Kingaroy, formerly of Nanango and Blackbutt. Passed away peacefully surrounded by family, Tuesday 29th October 2013.

Aged 84 years

Beloved husband of Marguerite. Dearly loved father and father-in-law to Christine and Trevor, Laurence and Liz, Miriam and Michael, Roderick (Dec'd), Rosalind and Donald.

Much loved grandfather to Francine and Greg, Graham and Belinda, Ian, Matthew, Sarah, Emma and Scot, Daniel, Krystal, Joshua and Rebecca. Cherished great-grandfather to William, Cameron, Hailey, Cooper and John.

Family and friends are invited to attend Gus' Funeral Service to be held at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Drayton Street, Nanango, Wednesday 6th November 2013 at 11 am. To be followed by interment within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cancer Council of Queensland, 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