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Funeral Notices
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ROUNTREE, Olive May
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 16th October 2014 at 10.30am

ROUNTREE, Olive May

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Saturday 11th October 2014.

Aged 92 years

Loved wife of Moses (dec’d). Beloved mother of Richard, Jim, Moses, Stanley, Sarah Alexander, Violet Giles and Olive (dec’d). Cherished grandma and great grandma to all her family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Olive’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 16th October 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 C H, Arthur John
Funeral Service to be held Friday 17th October 2014 at 1.30 pm.

W E L C H, Arthur John

Late of Goodger, passed away peacefully Friday 10th October 2014.

Aged 78 years

Loving husband of Muriel. Beloved father of David, Andrew, Matthew, Trevor and Catherine. Cherished father-in-law and grandfather to their families. Brother to Frank and Doreen.

Family and friends are invited to attend Arthur’s Funeral Service, to be held in St Mary’s Catholic Church, Albert Street, Kingaroy, Friday 17th October 2014 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

N O R T H, Adeline Cissie (Nanna)
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 15th October 2014 at 10.30 am.

N O R T H, Adeline Cissie (Nanna)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Thursday 9th October 2014.

Aged 98 years

Wife of Jack (dec’d). Treasured mother and mother-in-law of Mick and Jackie, John and Pat. Much loved Nanna to Scott and Riss, Brett and Nel. Great-Nanna to Charlotte and Abby.

Family and friends are invited to attend Nanna North’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 15th October 2014 at 10.30 am.

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

B A K E R, Graeme John
Funeral Service to be held Monday 13th October 2014 at 10.30 am.

B A K E R, Graeme John

Late of Tingoora, sadly passed away Wednesday 8th October 2014.

Aged 65 years

Loving husband of Vicky. Beloved father of Andrew, Cary and Simone. Step-father to John and Amanda. Cherished father-in-law and Poppy to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Graeme’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 13th October 2014 at 10.30 am.

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

B I R R E R, Robyn Lynette
Private Cremation Service.

B I R R E R, Robyn Lynette

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Sunday 5th October 2014.

Aged 59 years

Loving mother of Jayde and Tamara.

A Private Cremation will be held as per Robyn’s wishes.

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

S T E I N H A R D T, Esmond George “Essie”
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 7th October 2014 at 10.30 am.

S T E I N H A R D T, Esmond George “Essie”

Late of Wondai passed away peacefully Wednesday 1st October 2014

Aged 68 years

Beloved husband of Del. Much loved father and father-in-law to Craig, Joanne and Dean, Anita and Steven. Cherished Poppy to Brooke, Jayden, Kaitlin, Ryan, Julian and Yvette. Loved brother and brother-in-law to all his family.

‘Now in God’s care’

Family and friends are invited to attend Essie’s Funeral Service, to be held in St John Trinity Lutheran Church, Edward Street, Wondai, Tuesday 7th October 2014 at 10.30 am. To be followed by interment within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

Donations to the Mater Cancer Care Centre would be welcomed 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 O T T, Thomas John
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 8th October 2014 at 11 am.

S C O T T, Thomas John

Late of Rothwell Aged Care Home, formerly of Bullcamp Nanango passed away peacefully Monday 29th September 2014.

Aged 68 years

Much loved brother to Robert and Eileen.

Family and friends are invited to attend Tom’s Funeral Service to be held at St Anne’s Anglican Church, Burnett Street, Nanango, Wednesday 8th October 2014 at 11 am. To be followed by interment in the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

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

P E R K I N S, Ronald
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 4th October 2014 at 10 am.

P E R K I N S, Ronald

Late of Kingaroy, formerly of Nanango and Proston passed away peacefully Tuesday 30th September 2014.

Aged 87 years

Beloved husband of Flo. Much loved father and father-in-law to Lorraine and Roy, Jan and David, Col and Michele. Cherished grandad and great grandad to all his family.

Family and friends are to invited attend Ron’s Funeral Service, to be in the Baptist Church, 33 Knight Street, Kingaroy, Saturday 4th October 2014 at 10 am . To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart 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

F L E T C H E R, Peter David
Funeral Service to be held Friday 3rd October 2014 at 2.30pm

F L E T C H E R, Peter David

Late of Kingaroy, formerly of Brisbane passed away peacefully surrounded by family Monday 29th September 2014.

Aged 50 years

Beloved husband of Julie. Much loved father to Kathryn and Dana. Step father to Ben, Anthony and Sam. Cherished Poppy to Dan. Loved son of Bob and Yvonne (dec’d) and brother to Terry, David, Colin and Nicky. Loved uncle to Lani, Zack, Jack, Robbie, Callum, Lara, Eve and Isabella.

“Gone but never forgotten”

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

Family and friends are invited to attend Peter’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 3rd October 2014 at 2.30 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)

N U N N, Julie Ann
Funeral Service to be held Friday 3rd October 2014 at 11.30 am.

N U N N, Julie Ann

Late of Hervey Bay, formerly of Nanango passed away unexpectedly Saturday 27th September 2014.

Aged 62 years

Beloved wife of Bruce. Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Tony and Tammy. Cherished grandma to Ema, Jenna and Olivia. Loved sister of David and Peter.

Family and friends are invited to attend Julie’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 3rd October 2014 at 11.30am.

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

E X E T E R, Dulcie May
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 1st October 2014 at 10.30 am.

E X E T E R, Dulcie May

Late of Kingaroy, passed away Tuesday 23rd September 2014.

Aged 77 years

Beloved wife of Randal (dec’d). Loved mother to Julieann, Leslie and Gordon. Cherished grandmother and Nanna to her family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Dulcie’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Wednesday 1st October 2014 at 10.30 am.

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

A P P E R T, John
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 24th September 2014 at 10.30 am.

A P P E R T, John

Late of Blackbutt, passed away peacefully Friday 19th September 2014.

Aged 89 years

Loving uncle of Mireille, Alexander and Penny.

Family and friends are invited to attend John’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held within the Blackbutt Lawn Cemetery, D'Aguilar Highway, Blackbutt, Wednesday 24th September 2014 at 10.30 am.

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

L A B U S C H E W S K I, Margaret Ann (Marg)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Saturday 20th September 2014 at 11 am.

L A B U S C H E W S K I, Margaret Ann (Marg)

Late of Wondai, sadly passed away Tuesday 16th September 2014.

Aged 80 years

Loving wife of Ossie (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Sue and Ian, Julie and Des, Jeff and Cecily, Shayne and Julie. Cherished grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Marg’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Saturday 20th September 2014 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Rotary Club of Kingaroy Palliative Care Account, 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 c G U I R E, Kevin Patrick
Requiem Mass to be held Tuesday 16th September 2014 at 10.30 am.

M c G U I R E, Kevin Patrick

Late of Murgon, passed away peacefully surrounded by family, Sunday 7th September 2014.

Aged 94 years

Much loved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother to his entire family. He will be sadly missed.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Kevin, to be held in St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Angel Avenue, Murgon, Tuesday 16th September 2014 at 10.30 am. To be followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

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

GROVES, Marie Doris (Ree)
Cremation Service to be held Thursday 11th September at 1pm.

GROVES, Marie Doris (Ree)

Late of Murgon, formerly of New Zealand was taken from us too early after a short illness, Thursday 4th September 2014.

Aged 70 years

Beloved soul partner of Tom. Much loved Mum to all her children. Cherished Gran and great Gran to all her family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ree’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery),
Thursday 11th September 2014 at 1pm.

As per Ree’s request please attend in your best party attire.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lung Cancer Council of Australia 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

K U C K S, Janice Dawn (nee Tessman)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 12th September 2014 at 11 am.

K U C K S, Janice Dawn (nee Tessman)

Late of Miles and formerly of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Tuesday 2nd September 2014.

Aged 75 years

Loving wife of Rohan. Beloved mother of Gregory (dec’d), David, Cameron, Tania and Jason. Cherished mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families. Loving daughter of Alfred (dec’d) and Agnes Tessman.

Family and friends are invited to attend Janice’s Funeral Service, to be held in St John’s Lutheran Church, cnr Markwell and Youngman Streets, Kingaroy, Friday 12th September 2014 at 11 am. To be 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

M A N N I N G, Lorna Mary
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 11th September 2014 at 2 pm.

M A N N I N G, Lorna Mary

Late of Nanango and formerly of the Gold Coast, passed away peacefully Wednesday 3rd September 2014.

Aged 80 years

Loving wife of Allan Harry (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Allan and Hellen, Patrick and Heather. Cherished grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lorna’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Lakeview Chapel, Albany Creek Crematorium, Albany Creek Road, Bridgeman Downs, Thursday 11th September 2014 at 2 pm.

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

M A N L E Y, James Christopher (Jim)
Cremation Service to held Thursday 4th September 2014 at 11.00am.

M A N L E Y, James Christopher (Jim)

Late of Kingaroy passed away peacefully at home 29th August 2014.

Aged 73 years

Dearly loved husband of Yuleen, treasured dad and stepdad of Kerrie, Pauline, Sue, Janine, Karen & Evan. Precious father-in-law, grandad, great-grandad and Jimbo to all their families.

Will be sadly missed but is now at peace.

“Go Ford”

Family and friends are invited to attend Jim’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 4th September 2014 at 11.00 am.

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

BROWN, Stephen Ross (Stevie)
Funeral Service to held Monday 8th September 2014 at 2pm.

BROWN, Stephen Ross (Stevie)

Late of Proston, formerly of Northside, Brisbane passed away tragically Wednesday 27th August 2014.

Aged 54 years

Best friend and much loved husband of Leah. Loved father and father-in-law of Jessica and Ricki, Christopher and Joanne, Brendan. Cool poppy to Noah James.

Family and friends are invited to attend Stevie’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at the Proston Cemetery, Proston-Brigooda Road, Proston, Monday 8th September 2014 at 2pm.

No suits preferred

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

A L E X A N D E R, Mabel “Alwyn”
Funeral Service to be held Friday 5th September 2014 at 11.00am.

A L E X A N D E R, Mabel “Alwyn”

Late of Murgon, formerly of Wondai, passed away peacefully Thursday 28th August 2014.

Aged 90 years

Beloved wife of Ron (dec’d). Much loved mother and mother-in-law to Rhonda (dec’d) and Joe, Gary and Glenys, Annette and Sid.

Cherished Grandma to Lynette, Anita, Tracey, Rob, Wendy and Kathy. Loved great Grandma to all her family

Family and friends are invited to attend Alwyn’s Funeral Service, to be held at the Uniting Church, Gore Street Murgon, Friday 5th September 2014 at 11.00 am. To be followed by a private Cremation Service.

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