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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.  


G R A H A M, Patricia Doreen (Pat)
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 17th February 2015 at 9.30 am.

G R A H A M, Patricia Doreen (Pat)

Late of Nanango, sadly passed away Saturday 7th February 2015.

Aged 87 years

Loving mother of Greg, Mary and her husband Mark. Cherished ‘Nanna Pat’ to her grandchildren Christopher, Kylie, Michael, Lisa, Brendan and to her great-grandchildren Josh, Nate and Hayden.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Pat’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 17th February 2015 at 9.30 am.

To be followed by a Committal Service, to take place within the Beenleigh Lawn Cemetery, Brigade Drive, Eagleby at 2.30 pm.

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

H A R C H, Charles William
Requiem Mass to be held Friday 13th February 2015 at 10 am.

H A R C H, Charles William

Late of ‘Danarla Brahmans’ Wondai, sadly passed away Friday 6th February 2015.

Aged 78 years

Loving husband of Helen (dec’d). Beloved father of David, Susan and Carla. Cherished father-in-law and grandfather to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Charles, to be held in St Mary’s Catholic Church, Albert Street, Kingaroy, Friday 13th February 2015 at 10 am.

To be followed by interment within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

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

W I E D E N, Winifred Elizabeth (Betty)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 16th February 2015 at 11 am.

W I E D E N, Winifred Elizabeth (Betty)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Thursday 5th February 2015.

Aged 93 years

Loving wife of Bill (dec’d). Beloved mother of Kay (dec’d), Ted, Lynne, Mark, Glenda, Sandra, Penny and Barbara. Cherished mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Betty’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 16th February 2015 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

H A U R I T Z, Paul Gerard
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 11th February 2015 at 11.00am.

H A U R I T Z, Paul Gerard

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away after a courageous battle with cancer, on Thursday 5th February 2015.

Aged 53 years

Beloved husband of Leanne. Much loved father and father-in-law to Shaun and Bec, Danny and Alice. Dearest ‘Poppy’ to Ashleigh, Isaac, and Tahnie. Treasured brother of Jimmy (dec’d), Kaye, Garry (dec’d), Terry, Phil, Rob and Anne. Loved uncle to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Paul’s Funeral Service, to be held in St Mary’s Catholic Church, Albert St Kingaroy, Wednesday 11th February 2015 at 11.00am. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council ‘Olive McMahon Lodge’ 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

M O U C K A, Stan
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 4th February 2015 at 12 pm.

M O U C K A, Stan

Aged 90 years

Late of Nanango, Queensland, and formerly of Thredbo Village and Perisher Valley. Sadly passed away Wednesday 28th January 2015.

Loving husband of Patricia and beloved father of Richard.

A wonderful friend to many.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Stan’s Funeral Service, to be held in Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Wednesday 4th February 2015 at 12 pm.

‘Now at peace’

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

B E L L, William Henderson (Bill)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Thursday 5th February 2015 at 11.30 am.

B E L L, William Henderson (Bill)

Late of Cushnie, passed away peacefully Thursday 29th January 2015.

Aged 82 years

Loving husband of Jean. Beloved father and father-in-law of Christine and Danny, Greg and Chris. Cherished grandfather of Amanda and Deon, Luke and Kylie, Aimee and Mick, Karlee and Mark, Cindy and Scott. Great-grandfather to Josh, Aeryn, Belle, Evan, Chloe, Ethan, Tom, Izak and Jake.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Bill’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery Thursday 5th February 2015 at 11.30 am.

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

S M Y T H, Thelma Noela
Funeral Service to be held on Tuesday 3rd February 2015 at 10.30 am.

S M Y T H, Thelma Noela

Late of Forestview Residential Care Wondai, formerly of “Moorilla”,

Goomeri, passed away peacefully Friday 23rd January 2015.

Aged 87 years

Beloved wife of Richard ‘Dick’ (dec’d). Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Robyn and Alex Barsby, Bev and Russell Heness. Cherished Nannie of Chris and Hailey Heness, Steve and Cara Heness, and Karina and Tim Jordan. Great grandmother of Brooke, Ryan, Tyler, Jaden, Nick and Harry.

Family and friends are invited to attend Thelma’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Church of the Epiphany, Anglican Church, Hodge Street, Goomeri, Tuesday 3rd February 2015 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Goomeri Cemetery on Thursday 5th February 2015 @ 9am.

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

H A M, Alma Jean
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 27th January 2015 at 2 pm.

H A M, Alma Jean

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Thursday 22nd January 2015.

Aged 88 years

Loving wife of Bill (dec’d). Beloved mother of John, Peter, Irene, Bill, Pat, Shirley and Elizabeth. Cherished mother-in-law and Nan to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Alma’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 27th January 2015 at 2 pm.

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

R U T H E N B E R G , Bert Telemon
Funeral Service being held Wednesday 21st January 2015 at 11.00 am.

R U T H E N B E R G , Bert Telemon

Late of Orana Lutheran Complex Kingaroy, formerly of Kingaroy, Monogorilby, Brigooda and Hivesville, passed away peacefully, Tuesday 13th January 2015

Aged 82 years

Beloved Father and Father in law of Jenny, Penny, Peter and Phyllis, Graham and Vicki.
Cherished Grandad and great Grandad to all his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bert’s Funeral Service, to be held at St Mark's Lutheran Church, Starr Street Hivesville, Wednesday 21st January 2015 at 11.00 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

D O N A S, Matthew Luke
Funeral Service being held Friday 16th January 2015 at 1.00pm.

D O N A S, Matthew Luke

Late of Charleville, formerly of Nanango, passed away peacefully Tuesday 6th January 2015.

Aged 70 years

Loving husband of Prescilla (dec’d). Beloved brother of Barbara and Janet. Much loved father of Sean(dec’d), Michael (dec’d), Anthony, and Jasmine and father-in-law of Wendy and Desy. Cherished grandfather and great grandfather to all his family.

Family and friends are invited to celebrate Matthews life, at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery, TODAY 16th of January 2015 at 1.00pm.
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

W H E L A N, Richard (Dick)
RICHARD (DICK) WHELAN

17 March 1926 to 7 January 2015

Patron of the Nanango RSL Sub Branch
Gold Badge & Life Member of the RSL
Founding and Life Member of the Nanango RSL Memorial Services Club
Life Member of Nanango Lions Club

The combined Committees of:
The Nanango RSL Sub Branch (Inc)
The Nanango RSL RSL Memorial Services Club (Inc)
and The Lions Club of Nanango

Respectfully request their members attend the Graveside service for their departed member, Dick Whelan at the Nanango Lawn Cemetery on
Tuesday 13/01/2015 at 10.00 am. (Medals to be worn, please)

At Dick’s request, Donations to The Lions Club of Nanango in-lieu of floral tributes.

Refreshments and tributes at Tara’s Hall, 26 Henry Street, Nanango, after the service.

W H E L A N, Richard Daniel (Dick)
W H E L A N, Richard Daniel (Dick)

Late of Nanango passed away peacefully Wednesday 7th January 2015.

Aged 88 years

Beloved husband of Norma (dec’d). Much loved father and father-in-law to Daniel and Robyn, Allan, Libby and Eric (dec’d). Cherised Grandad and "G G to all his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Dick’s Graveside Service, to be held at Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Appin Street, Nanango, Tuesday 13th January 2015 at 10.00 am.

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

H A U R I T Z, Clifford James (Cliff)
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 14th January 2015 at 11.00am.

H A U R I T Z, Clifford James (Cliff)

28-09-1924 ~ 07-01-2015

Aged 90 years 3 months

Late of Hervey Bay, formerly of Kingaroy

Beloved husband of Joan (dec’d), loving and cherished father of Jim (dec’d), Kaye, Garry (dec’d), Terry, Philip, Robert, Paul, Anne and their families.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Requiem Mass to be held in St Mary’s Catholic Church, Albert St Kingaroy Wednesday 14th January 2015 at 11.00am followed by interment within the Taabinga cemetery.

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

L E A R Y, Audrey Eileen (formerly Stallwood)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 12th January 2015 at 10.00am.

L E A R Y, Audrey Eileen (formerly Stallwood)

Late of Orana, Kingaroy passed away peacefully Tuesday 6th January 2015.

Aged 79 years

Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Fred and Erica, Helen. Cherished Grandma and Ma Ma to Emily and Jackson.

Family and friends are invited to attend Audrey’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 12th January 2015 at 10.00am. 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

H E T H E R I N G T O N, John Malcolm (Jack)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 9th January 2015 at 11.00am.

H E T H E R I N G T O N, John Malcolm (Jack)

Late of Orana Lutheran Complex Kingaroy, formerly of Wondai, passed away suddenly Monday 5th January 2015.

Aged 83 years

Beloved husband of Beth (dec’d). Much loved father and father-in-law to Barry and Donna, Leanne and Paul, Brett, Shane and Patricia. Cherished Grandad, Poppy and Pop Pop to all his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Jack’s Funeral Service, to be held in St John Trinity Lutheran Church, Edward Street, Wondai, Friday 9th January 2015 at 11.00 am. To be followed by interment within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery

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

S I P P E L, Warren David
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 7th January 2015 at 11 am.

S I P P E L, Warren David

Late of Nanango, suddenly passed away Wednesday 31st December 2014.

Aged 57 years

Loving partner of Shirley. Beloved son of Colin and Joyce. Cherished brother of Greg and Robyn.

He will be greatly missed by their extended families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Warren’s Funeral Service, to be held in St Paul’s Lutheran Church, Thorn Street, Murgon, Wednesday 7th January 2015 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

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

P R O C T O R, Peter Robert
Funeral Service to be held Monday 5th January 2015 at 11.00am

P R O C T O R, Peter Robert

Late of Nanango, formerly of Brisbane passed away peacefully surrounded by family Tuesday 30th December 2014.

Aged 64 years

Beloved husband of Cindy. Much loved brother and brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle and friend to all his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Peter’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 5th January 2015 at 11.00am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Avner Foundation and Pancreatic Cancer Research 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

E Y R E S, Norma Frances (Nee Toomey)
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 30th December 2014 at 10.30am.

E Y R E S, Norma Frances (Nee Toomey)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Thursday 18th December 2014.

Aged 78 years

Beloved wife of John (dec’d). Loving mother of Jeanette, Robert, Peter and Mark. Mother-in-law, Grandmother and great Grandmother to all their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Norma, to be held in St Mary’s Catholic Church, Albert Street, Kingaroy, Tuesday 30th December 2014 at 10.30 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 Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

W E L D O N, Enid Catherine
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 10.30am.

W E L D O N, Enid Catherine

Late of Orana, Kingaroy, formerly of Murgon passed away peacefully Saturday 20th December 2014.

Aged 88 years

Beloved wife of Norm (dec’d). Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Yvonne and Barry, Judy, Robert and Jo, Christina and Dwain. Cherished grandma and great grandma to all her family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Enid’s Funeral Service to be held at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Pring Street, Wondai, Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 10.30am.

To be followed by interment within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

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

L I T F I N, Patrick Frank (Pat)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Monday 22nd December 2014 at 10.30 am.

L I T F I N, Patrick Frank (Pat)

Late of Goomeri, sadly passed away Wednesday 17th December 2014.

Aged 81 years

Loving husband of Glenice (dec’d). Beloved father of Kathy, Trevor (dec’d), Jeffrey, Ashley, Michael, Leanne and Sandra. Cherished father-in-law and grandfather to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Pat’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held within the Goomeri Lawn Cemetery, Goomeri West Road, Goomeri, Monday 22nd December 2014 at 10.30 am.

A special thanks to the staff at the Murgon Hospital.

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