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


L U C A S nee Tierney, Valmai Dawn (Val)
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 16th July 2014 at 10.30 am.

L U C A S nee Tierney, Valmai Dawn (Val)

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Thursday 3rd July 2014.

Aged 78 years

Much loved wife of Leslie. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Brian and Ahn, Janette and Greg, Gary and Katrina, Jeffrey and Natalie. Adored Nanny of 8 grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Val’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Uniting Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Wednesday 16th July 2014 at 10.30 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 Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

M I L L E R, Marylyn Ann (nee Pascoe)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 11th July 2014 at 1.30 pm.

M I L L E R, Marylyn Ann (nee Pascoe)

Late of Hervey Bay and formerly of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Tuesday 1st July 2014.

Aged 65 years

Loving wife of Robert (Max) and step-mother to his family. Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Christine and Paul. Cherished eldest sister of Lesley, Joyce, Shirley, Fay and Michael.

Family and friends are invited to attend Marylyn’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 11th July 2014 at 1.30 pm.

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

Y A P P A, Robert George aka "Bob the Builder"
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 10th July 2014 at 1 pm.

Y A P P A, Robert George aka "Bob the Builder"

Late of Nambour, formerly of Blackbutt, Wondai, Murgon and Gayndah.

Passed away peacefully, Saturday 5th July 2014 at 7.38 pm, with family by his side.

Aged 79 years

Loving father and father-in-law of Kerry, Wendy and Wayne, Jon and Amanda. Former husband of Beryl Yappa. Poppy of Chris Horne and Anita, Aaron Yappa, Tamara Horne and Nathan, Hayley Yappa and Chris,
Nic Yappa and Amy, Letika Horne and Jeremy and Cassidy Yappa.
Great-Poppy of Xarrahleigh and Zayden.


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), Thursday 10th July 2014 at 1 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Cittamani Nursing Hospice Service may be considered with envelopes and tins provided at the Service.

B A L L I N G E R, Frank
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 10th July 2014 at 10.30am.

B A L L I N G E R, Frank

Late of Blackbutt passed away peacefully Wednesday 2nd July 2014.

Aged 91 years

Loving Father of Lyn, Bev, Gary, Raymond, Wayne, Neville, Shane and Debra.
Loved father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather.

Family and friends are invited to attend Frank’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Blackbutt Memorial Hall, Coulson Street, Blackbutt, Thursday 10th July 2014 at 10.30am.

To be followed by interment within the Blackbutt Cemetery.

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

D A L T O N, Kenneth Ronald
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 8th July 2014 at 1.30pm.

D A L T O N, Kenneth Ronald

Late of Wooroolin, passed away after a short illness on Tuesday 1st of July 2014.

Aged 77 years

Loving husband of Lorraine. Beloved father of Karen, David and John. Loving stepfather to Rickie, Tammy and Terry. Cherished father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ken’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 8th July 2014 at 1.30 pm.

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

T H A M M, Eric John
Funeral Service to be held Monday 7th July 2014 at 11 am.

T H A M M, Eric John

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Saturday 28th June 2014.

Aged 83 years

Loving husband of Ruth. Beloved father to Robert, Lynette, Trevor (dec’d), David and Christine. Cherished father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Eric’s Funeral Service, to be held in St John’s Lutheran Church, Youngman Street, Kingaroy, Monday 7th July 2014 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Gideon’s 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

O B E R L E, Dale Anton Luke
Funeral Service to be held Monday 7th July 2014 at 10:30am.

O B E R L E, Dale Anton Luke

Late of Stonelands, Hivesville, passed away peacefully at home with his family
Saturday 28th June 2014.

Aged 36 years

Dearly loved son of Patrick (dec’d) and Barbara, much loved brother of Leigh, Gina, Monica, Colleen and proud loved uncle of Hayden.

Family and friends are invited to Celebrate the Inspirational Life of Dale at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, 38 Angel Avenue, Murgon, Monday 7th July 2014 at 10:30am.

To be followed by interment within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to be made to The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation 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

P E R K I N S, Esther May (nee McLennan)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 4th July 2014 at 10.30 am.

P E R K I N S, Esther May (nee McLennan)

Late of Berlins road, South Nanango, passed away peacefully Sunday 29th June 2014 after a short illness.

Aged 87 years 8 months

Beloved wife of Murray (dec’d), mother and mother-in-law of Lyle & Maggie, Pamela Dioth, Jenny & Andrew Wooler, Glen & Charmaine Perkins. Loved Grandmother and Great Grandmother.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Esther, to be held within the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Friday 4th July 2014 at 10.30 am.

Resting Peacefully – Forever in our hearts

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

O V E N S, Deborah Sue (Deb)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 4th July 2014 at 1.30 pm.

O V E N S, Deborah Sue (Deb)

Late of Nanango and formerly of Perth, passed away peacefully Thursday 26th June 2014.

Aged 51 years

Beloved and angelic partner of Jeff Scott.

Family and friends are invited to attend Deb’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 4th July 2014 at 1.30 pm.

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

C O R B E T T, Raymond Bruce (Ray)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Thursday 3rd July 2014 at 11 am.

C O R B E T T, Raymond Bruce (Ray)

Passed away peacefully at the Nanango Hospital, Thursday 26th June 2014.

Aged 77 years

Beloved brother to Eunice (dec’d), Olive (dec’d), Joan, Alan, Bob, John and Mary. Cherished brother-in-law, and uncle to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ray’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held within the Yarraman Cemetery, Yarraman-Kooralgin Road, Yarraman, Thursday 3rd July 2014 at 11 am.

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

K E R K O W, Edward William (Eddie)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 2nd July 2014 at 10.30 am.

K E R K O W, Edward William (Eddie)

Late of Cushnie, unexpectedly passed away Thursday 26th June 2014.

Aged 85 years

Loving husband of Anne. Beloved father of Charley, Kathy, David and Michelle. A cherished father-in-law and grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Eddie, to be held within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Wednesday 2nd July 2014 at 10.30 am.

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

K I L I U S, Hans
Private Cremation.

K I L I U S, Hans

Late of Nanango, sadly passed away Monday 23rd June 2014.

Aged 87 years

A loving father and friend who will be greatly missed.

A Private Cremation Service for Hans has been held as per his families request.

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

C U S A C K, Therese Mary (nee Langan)
Funeral Servicer to be held Tuesday 1st July 2014 at 1.30 pm.

C U S A C K, Therese Mary (nee Langan)

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Tuesday 24th June 2014.

Aged 74 years

Loving mother of Trina (dec’d) and Mark Cronin. Cherished ‘Nanty’ to Bailey, Nate and Bowie.

Family and friends are invited to attend Therese’s Funeral Service, to be held in Our Lady Help of Christians, Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Tuesday 1st July 2014 at 1.30 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Nanango Monumental 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

W H I T M O R E, Walter Earl
Private Cremation Service.

W H I T M O R E, Walter Earl

Late of Murgon, passed away peacefully Monday 23rd June 2014.

Aged 68 years

Father and grandfather to Karen and Wil, Gaven and Tania (Dook), Tanya and Warren. Brother and brother-in-law to Agnes and Ray. Special friend to Terri and friend of Richard.

A Private Cremation Service has been held for Walter as per his wishes.

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

F R E E M A N, Allan William (George/Johnny)
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 28th June 2014 at 10.30 am.

F R E E M A N, Allan William (George/Johnny)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away suddenly Sunday 22nd June 2014.

Aged 63 years

Loving husband of Val. Beloved father and father-in-law to Brad and Kirrily, Clynton and Christine, Belinda and Stuey. Adored Pop to his 8 grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to attend Allan’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Saturday 28th June 2014 at 10.30 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart Foundation may be considered with envelopes provided at the Service.

‘Lived Life To The Full’

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, Mary Catherine
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 28th June 2014 at 2.30 pm.

S H A I L E R, Mary Catherine

Late of Murgon, passed away peacefully Tuesday 24th June 2014.

Aged 83 years

Loving wife of Stanley (dec’d). Beloved mother of Diane, Kaye, Rodney, Madonna and Brian. Cherished mother-in-law, Grandma and great-Grandma to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Mary’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Saturday 28th June 2014 at 2.30 pm.

To be followed by a Private Burial Service.

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

D O Y L E, Phyllis Elsie (nee Yarrow)
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 19th June 2014 at 2 pm.

D O Y L E, Phyllis Elsie (nee Yarrow)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Saturday 14th June 2014.

Aged 75 years

Loving wife of Maurice (dec’d). Beloved sister of Gladys (dec’d), Stella (dec’d), Donald (dec’d), Ivy (dec’d) and a cherished aunty to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service for Phyllis, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 19th June 2014 at 2 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

L E O N A R D, Narelle Eva
Funeral Service to be held Friday 20th June at 11am

L E O N A R D, Narelle Eva

Late of Goomeri. Passed away suddenly, Thursday 12th June 2014.

Aged 65 years

Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Trudy and Ian, Amelia and Budgie (Brandon). Very much loved Grandma to Jemma, Dylan, Mitch, Caillum, Alaska, Dominic, Tyler, Rorry, Eden, Cruz. Loved sister and sister-in-law to Warwick and Val, Lyle and Diana. Much loved aunty to Helen and Ricky and cousin Brian.

Family request to wear something with RED in memory of Narelle.

Family and friends are invited to attend Narelle’s Funeral Service to be held at the Church of the Epiphany Anglican Church, Hodge Street, Goomeri, Friday 20th June 2014 at 11am. To be followed by interment within the Goomeri Cemetery.

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

G R U N D Y, Ray
Funeral Service to be Held Tuesday 17th June 2014 at 11am

G R U N D Y, Ray

Late of Orana Lutheran Complex, Kingaroy, formerly of Proston, passed away Wednesday 11th June 2014

Aged 91 years

Loving husband of Eileen (dec’d). Beloved father and father-in-law to Jeff, Lynette and their partners

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 the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 17th June 2014 at 11AM

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

M c C A L L, Neil Emerson
Memorial Service to be held Friday 20th June 2014 at 1.30 pm.

M c C A L L, Neil Emerson

Late of Hervey Bay, passed away peacefully Thursday 15th May 2014.

Aged 89 years

Loving husband of Veronica ‘Vicki’ (dec’d). Beloved father of Jane Ridgley, Gary McCall (dec’d), Anne Dunne, Lachlan McCall, Helen Greenslade and Jamie McCall. Adored father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Neil, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 20th June 2014 at 1.30 pm.

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