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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.  


R E A, Nola Shirley
Funeral Service to held Wednesday 5th August 2015 at 10.30am

R E A, Nola Shirley

Late of Murgon passed away peacefully Thursday 30th July 2015

Aged 84 ˝ years

Beloved wife of John (Stan). Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Philip and Pat, Geoff and Lynda, Carol, Lanse and Leanne, Jan and Cameron. Cherished Grandma, Nanny and great Grandma to all her family.

In honour of Nola please wear a touch of Red.

Family and friends are invited to attend Nola's Funeral Service to be held in the Murgon Anglican Church, Taylor Street, on Wednesday 5th August 2015 at 10.30am.

To be followed by interment in the Murgon Lawn Cemetery

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

M A N T H E Y, Pamela Margaret (nee Desmond)
Requiem Mass to be held Thursday 30th July 2015 at 11 am.

M A N T H E Y, Pamela Margaret (nee Desmond)

Late of Proston, passed away Friday 24th July 2015.

Aged 81 years

Loving wife of John (dec’d). Beloved mother of Megan. Cherished sister of Richard (dec’d), Joy (dec’d), Shirley (dec’d), Elwyn, Joan (dec’d), Barry and Margaret. Adored by extended family.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for Pamela, to be held in Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Catholic Church, Rodney Street, Proston, Thursday 30th July 2015 at 11 am.

To be followed by a Private Cremation Service. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimers Association, 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 O O D A L L, Warren Allan
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 28th July at 11.00am.

W O O D A L L, Warren Allan

Late of Goomeri passed away peacefully, Sunday 19th July 2015.

Aged 70 years.

Beloved husband of Heather. Much loved father of Wendy-Anne and Allan. Loved brother of Janice, Zandrea, Maria, Cliff, Sally- Ann.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Warren’s Funeral Service to be held in the Goomeri Anglican Church on Tuesday 28th July 2015 at 11.00am.

To be followed by interment within the Goomeri Lawn Cemetery.

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

R A M K E, LAURIE KEITH
Funeral Service to be held on Monday 27th July 2015 at 2 pm

R A M K E, Laurie Keith

Late of Murgon, passed away peacefully 18th July 2015.

Aged 77 Years

Beloved husband of Madge. Loved Father and Father-in-law to Andrew and Amrita, Jodie and Shawn. Cherished Poppy to Dylan, Emma (dec'd), Arjun, Ava, Krishna and Zachary.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Laurie's Funeral Service to be held in the Murgon Anglican Church, Taylor Street, on Monday 27th July at 2pm.

To be followed by interment in the Murgon Lawn Cemetery

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

J E N K I N S O N, GWENETH MARY "GWEN"
Funeral Service to be held on Friday 24th July at 11 am.

J E N K I N S O N, Gweneth Mary "Gwen"

Late of Goomeri.

Aged 91years

Sadly missed Sister, Sister-in-law, Aunt, Great-aunt to their families.
Relatives and friends of Gwen are invited to attend her Funeral Service to be held in the Goomeri Anglican Church on Friday 24th July at 11am.

To be followed by a Private Committal Service at the Goomeri Lawn Cemetery.

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

B I D D L E, Lorna "Ruth"
Funeral Service to be held on Thursday 23rd July 2015 at 2 pm

B I D D L E, Lorna "Ruth"

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Thursday 16th July 2015
Aged 84 years

A loving wife of Harold (dec'd). Beloved Mum of Gel and Shayne. An adored Nanna to Josh, Jamie, Mikey, Abbie and great-Nanna to Kye, Tramaine, Mileah, Codee, Braxton and Seth.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ruth's Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Appin Street, Nanango, Thursday 23rd July 2015 at 2pm

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

D U F F, Neal
Funeral Service to be held on Thursday 23rd July 2015 at 11.00am.

D U F F, Neal

Late of “Duffield” Durong, passed away peacefully Friday 17th July 2015.

Aged 84 years

Much loved husband of Kath. Beloved father and father-in-law to Edward and Christine, John, Brian, Bernadette and Andrew. Cherished Grandpa of Neave, Elizabeth and Fergus. Loving brother to Pat and Ced and uncle to all his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Neal, to be held in St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Angel Avenue, Murgon, Thursday 23rd July at 11.00am.

To be followed by interment within the Wondai Monumental Cemetery.

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

K R O S C H – G R I M M E T T, Dorcas
Funeral Service to be held Friday 24th July 2015 at 12 noon.

K R O S C H – G R I M M E T T, Dorcas

Late of Kingaroy passed away peacefully Friday 17th July 2015

Aged 90 years

Loved wife of Don and Max (dec’d). Adored mother and mother-in-law to Barry and Leanne, Brenda and Denver, Pamela and Peter, Kathy and Darcy, Kevin and Wendy, Stephen and Veronnica.
Cherished grandmother, great grandmother, aunty of the Hosking family and step mother of the Grimmett family. Much loved sister, friend to all, Matriarch of family, loved by all.

A celebration of Dorcas’ life will be held at the Uniting Church Kingaroy, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Friday 24th July 2015 at 12 noon.
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

JESBERG, Desmond William (Des)
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Monday 20th July 2015 at 11.00 am

J E S B E R G, Desmond William (Des)

Late of Wondai passed away peacefully Monday13th July 2015.

Aged 83 years

Beloved husband of Elsie. Much loved father and father-in-law of Geoff and Farideh, Rod and Chris. Cherished grandad and great grandad to Shalee and Daniel, Trent, Brie, Madisyn, Jasmine and Justin.

Friends and Family are invited to attend a Graveside Funeral Service for Des, to be held within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Monday 20th July 2015 at 11.00 am.

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

E V A N S, John William
Funeral Service to be held Friday 17th July 2015 at 10 am.

E V A N S, John William

Late of Cushnie, via Wondai, passed away peacefully Sunday 12th July 2015.

Aged 76 years

Loved eldest son of Jessie and Walter (both dec’d). Beloved husband of Joan. Dearly loved father and father-in-law to Kaylene and Errol Weir, Jeffrey and Stacey. Cherished grandfather of Joshua, Jayden, Jay, Justin, Monique and Haydn. Beloved brother to Ivan, Delma, Stewart, Charlie, Norelle. Brother-in-law and uncle to all their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend John’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 17th July 2015 at 10 am.

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

B L E A K L E Y, Zack Dylan
Funeral Service to be held Friday 17th July 2015 at 2pm.

B L E A K L E Y, Zack Dylan

Late of Kingaroy taken suddenly Wednesday 8th July 2015.

Aged 22 years

Adored son of Lee-Ann and Shane. Step son to Baz. Much loved brother of Kelsey, Seth and Abbey.
Cherished grandson, nephew and a mate to all.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Zack’s Funeral Service, to be held in Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 17th July 2015 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

R E T S C H L A G, Ae-Neas Vern “SNOW”
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 16th July 2015 at 10.30 am.

R E T S C H L A G, Ae-Neas Vern “SNOW”

Late of Bullcamp Nanango passed away peacefully at home Thursday 9th of July 2015.

Aged 87 years

Beloved husband of Doris (deçd). Loving father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Snow’s Funeral Service, to be held in Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Thursday 16th July 2015 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Nanango Monumental Cemetery.

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

V E N Z, David
Funeral Service to be held Monday 13th July 2015 at 1.30 pm.

V E N Z, David

Late of Yarraman, sadly passed away Sunday 28th June 2015.

Aged 40 years

Loving partner of Kylie. Cherished ‘Dad’ to Eva. Beloved son of George and Linda Venz, son-in-law to Maree and Graham (dec’d) Fox. A wonderful brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend David’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Calvary Lutheran Church, McDaniel Street, Yarraman, Monday 13th July 2015 at 1.30 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Yarraman Cemetery.

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

P L A T T, Diane Elizabeth
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Thursday 9th July 2015 at 10.30 am.

P L A T T, Diane Elizabeth

Late of Goomeri and formerly of Proston, sadly passed away Monday 6th July 2015.

Aged 65 years

Cherished daughter of George and Maud Platt (both dec’d). Much loved sister of Ron, Eddie, Stanley (dec’d), Margaret Angel, Gloria (dec’d), Ken, Dot Graham and Rob. Beloved sister-in-law, aunty and great-aunt to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to gather at 3 Elliott Street, Goomeri, Thursday 9th July 2015 at 10.30 am, before proceeding to the Goomeri Cemetery for Dianne’s Graveside Funeral Service.

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

O R R E A L, Jamie Darrel
Funeral Service to be held Friday 10th July 2015 at 1.30 pm.

O R R E A L, Jamie Darrel

Late of Blackwater, passed away peacefully Sunday 5th July 2015.

Aged 56 years

Loved husband of Trisha. Beloved father of Natasha, Rebecca, Carissa and their partners. Adored ‘Grandad’ to Shiarna, Savanna, Taniesha, Domanic and Emmett.Cherished eldest son of Darrel (dec’d) and Deloris Orreal, and a wonderful brother to his siblings.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jamie’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 10th July 2015 at 1.30 pm.

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

C H A M B E R S, Samuel Norman (Jack)
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 15th July 2015 at 11 am.

C H A M B E R S, Samuel Norman (Jack)

Late of Cherbourg, passed away peacefully Monday 29th June 2015.

Aged 72 years

Cherished husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, son, friend and mate.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jack’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Cherbourg Community Hall, Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg, Wednesday 15th July 2015 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Cherbourg Cemetery.

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

M U R P H Y, Keith William
Celebration of Life Service to be held Wednesday 8th July 2015 at 11 am.

M U R P H Y, Keith William

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Tuesday 30th June 2015.

Aged 86 years

Loving husband of Eunice (dec’d). Beloved father and father-in-law of John and Darlene, Lynelle and Graham, Greg and Sue. A cherished grandfather of Troy, Lucinda, Amanda, Paul, Natalie, Andrew, Simon and Madison. A much loved great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Service for Keith, to be held at the Uniting Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Wednesday 8th July 2015 at 11 am.

A Private Burial Service will be held at Keith’s request.

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

D O E S S E L, Pearl Elizabeth
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 2nd July 2015 at 1 pm.

D O E S S E L, Pearl Elizabeth

Late of Proston, passed away peacefully Saturday 27th June 2015.

Aged 91 years

Loving wife of Fred (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Theo and Joan, Marie and Ernie, Mary and Mark, Peter and Angel. Cherished grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother to their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Pearl’s Funeral Service, to be held in St Peter’s Anglican Church, corner Wondai Road and Drake Street, Proston, Thursday 2nd July 2015 at 1 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Proston Cemetery.

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

L U C K, Myrtle Hilda
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 1st July 2015 at 10.30 am.

L U C K, Myrtle Hilda

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Thursday 25th June 2015.

Aged 85 years

Loving wife of Len. Beloved mother of Errol. Cherished Grandma of Trent and Liam.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Myrtle’s Funeral Service, to be held in St John’s Lutheran Church, corner of Youngman and Markwell Streets, Kingaroy, Wednesday 1st July 2015 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga 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

M A T H I E S O N, Daphne
Memorial Service to be held Thursday 2nd July 2015 at 10.30 am.

M A T H I E S O N, Daphne

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Wednesday 24th June 2015.

Aged 90 years

Loving wife of Keith (dec’d). Beloved mother of Allan (dec’d) and Yvonne.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Daphne, to be held in the Uniting Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 2nd July 2015 at 10.30 am.

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