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D A L E Y, Lorraine Joyce
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 18th March 2014 at 11 am.

D A L E Y, Lorraine Joyce

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away suddenly Wednesday 12th March 2014.

Aged 85 years

Beloved wife of Russell (dec’d). Loving mother of Raylene (dec’d) and Darryl. Mother-in-law to Barry and Merilyn. Cherished grandma of Paul, Kerryn, Michelle and their partners Bernadine, Adam and Dwayne. A wonderful great-grandma to Zachari, Zoe, Aiden, Jordan, Deklan, Teah, Alexis and Nathaniel.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lorraine’s Funeral Service, to be held at the Baptist Church, Knight Street, Kingaroy, Tuesday 18th March 2014 at 11 am.

To be followed by a Private Burial as per Lorraine’s wishes.

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

H A N S E N, Melvyn Arthur
Funeral Service being held Monday 17th March 2014 at 10 am

H A N S E N, Melvyn Arthur

Late of “Dunworkin”, Murgon

Passed away unexpectedly Monday 10th March 2014

Aged 73 years

Beloved husband of Nelma, loving father and father-in-law of Stewart and Meg, Steven and Diane, Leanne and Philip Meech, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, brother-in-law and uncle to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Melvyn's Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Monday 17th March 2013 at 10 am.

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

G A R V E Y, Rhonda May
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 18th March 2014 at 11 am.

G A R V E Y, Rhonda May

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Thursday 13th March 2014.

Aged 80 years

Beloved wife of Len (dec’d). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Erin and John Day, Wayne and Jenny, Marshall and Deborah, Dallas and Sarah. Loved Nanna of Ngareta and Nathon Day, Tamara, Ryan and Joel Garvey.

Family and friends are invited to attend Rhonda’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 18th March 2014 at 11 am.

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

H O L M E S, Robert Neilson (Bob)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 17th March 2014 at 10.30 am.

H O L M E S, Robert Neilson (Bob)

Late of Hivesville, passed away peacefully Monday 10th March 2014.

Aged 69 years

Very dear friend of Heather. Beloved father of Barry, Michael and Merewyn. Adored father-in-law and grandfather to their families. Cherished brother to Erica.

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), Monday 17th March 2014 at 10.30 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Council Queensland may be considered with envelopes available at the Service.

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

T R O U S D E L L, Richard Thomas (Dick)
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 13th March 2014 at 10.30 am.

T R O U S D E L L, Richard Thomas (Dick)

Late of Wengenville, Maidenwell. Passed away peacefully Saturday 8th March 2014.

Aged 84 years

Loving brother and brother-in-law to Audrey and Kev (dec’d) Bishop of Kingaroy, Lionel (dec’d), Persee (dec’d) and June (dec’d), Fay and Bob (dec’d) Coe of Kingaroy, Noel (dec’d), Bruce and Lurlene of Canberra, Denise and Frank Hancock of Dalby. An adored uncle and great-uncle to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Dick’s Funeral Service, to be held at St Michael and All Angels’ Anglican Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 13th March 2014 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Cemetery.

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

D O N O H U E, Mavis Alice (formerly Richters, Nee Freeman)
Funeral Service being held Wednesday 12th March 2014 at 10 am

D O N O H U E, Mavis Alice (formerly Richters, Nee Freeman)

Late of Castra Retirement Home, Murgon

Passed away peacefully Thursday 6th March 2014

Aged 89 years

Beloved wife of Roy (Mick) Richters (Dec’d) and Clarence Donohue (Dec’d), loved mother and mother-in-law of Maureen and Ellis (Dec’d) Richards, Fred (Dec’d), and Ann Richters, Carol and Des Horsnell, Coral and John Donohue, Sam and Helen Richters, Dell O’Donohue, Janelle and John Sloan, Leanne and Lanse Rea, loving step-mother of the Donohue Family, adored grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister, sister-in-law and aunt of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Mavis’ Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 12th March 2014 at 10 am. To be followed by interment within the Tingoora Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Castra Bus Appeal greatly appreciated with envelopes available at the service.

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

C R A M P, Neville
Funeral Service to be held Monday 10th March 2014 at 1 pm.

C R A M P, Neville

Late of Maidenwell, suddenly passed away Tuesday 4th March 2014 .

Aged 93 years

Loving husband of Hazel (dec’d). Beloved father of Glennys, Don, June and Selwyn. Adored father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Neville’s Funeral Service, to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 10th March 2014 at 1 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Cemetery.

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

L E M P E R E, Alexander Marcel (Dick)
Cremation Service being held Thursday 6th March 2014.

L E M P E R E, Alexander Marcel (Alex)

Late of Benarkin, passed away Friday 28th February 2014.

Aged 81 years

Loved husband of Alice. Beloved father and father-in-law of Serge and Wendy.

A Cremation Service will be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 6th March 2014 at 10.00 am.

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

C O Y N E, James Patrick
Cremation Service being held Saturday 8th March 2014.

C O Y N E, James Patrick

Late of Kingaroy, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday 1st March 2014.

Aged 62 years

Loved partner of Annette. Beloved father of Andrew (dec’d), Julie, Tamara, Rachael, Jasmine, James and their partners. Loving Grandfather to all his family.

A Cremation Service will be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Saturday 8th March 2014 at 11.00 am.

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

D E C O U R C Y, Peter Anthony (Dick)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 10th March 2014 at 10.00 am.

D E C O U R C Y, Peter Anthony (Dick)

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully Monday 3rd March 2014.

Aged 57 years

Much loved brother of Tom, Stuart, Michael, Kathy, Brendan. Loving Uncle to his nieces and nephews. Great friend and mate who will be greatly missed.

Family and friends are invited to attend Peter’s Funeral Service to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Monday 10th March 2014 at 10 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)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

B A N D, Mavis
Funeral Service to be held Friday 7th March 2014 at 11 am.

B A N D, Mavis

Late of Murgon.

Passed away unexpectedly, Sunday 2nd March 2014.

Aged 86 years.

Beloved wife of Les (Dec’d), loving mother and mother-in-law of Robyn and Robert Cosier, and Reyon, loving nana of Enrique and Sharon, Nicolã and Kevin, Aurelia and Chris, Jacinda and Cameron, Naomi and Travis and Kelly, great-nana of Mikaylee and Kyan, Nate and Ella, Lilly, Ella, Zarayah, and Cliodhna.

Family and friends are invited to attend Mavis’ Funeral Service to be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Angel Avenue, Murgon, Friday 7th March 2014 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

“Please wear something pink”

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

C R A M P, Keith James
Funeral Service being held Wednesday 5th March 2014 at 10.30 am

C R A M P, Keith James

Late of Brooklands, passed away suddenly at home Thursday 27th February 2014.

Aged 89 years

Loving husband of Dulcie (dec’d). Beloved father and father-in-law of Brenda and David, Keitherine (dec’d), Phillip and Lesley. Adored grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Keith’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 5th March 2014 at 10.30 am. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukaemia Foundation may be considered with envelopes available at the service.

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

F A C E R, Daphne Leonie (nee Janz)
Funeral Service being held Monday 3 March 2014 at 10 am

F A C E R, Daphne Leonie (nee Janz)

Late of Burrandowan, passed away peacefully Monday 24th February 2014.
Aged 86 years

Beloved wife of Jack (dec’d). Much loved mother to Jenny and Kurt. Cherished Nanna to Greg and Kerri-Lee. Great-grandmother of Aaron, Bella and India.

Family and friends are invited to attend Daphne’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 3rd March 2014 at 10 am.


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

R E E D, Allan Frederick (Chips)
Funeral Service being held Thursday 27th February 2014 at 11 am

R E E D, Allan Frederick (Chips)

Late of Blackbutt (recently Clontaff)

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Ozcare Aged Facility Clontaff on Friday 21st February 2014.

Aged 96 years

Beloved husband of Mavis (Dec’d). Much loved father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather of Margaret, Del, Laurie (Dec’d), Max, Val, Von, Shirley, Dawn, Fay and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend the Celebration of Allan’s Life to be held at the Uniting Church, D’Aguilar Highway, Blackbutt, Thursday 27th February 2014 at 11 am.

Following the service the cortege will proceed to the Blackbutt Lawn Cemetery for the Committal.

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

H A R D Y, Iris Patricia (Pat)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 28th February 2014 at 10 am.

H A R D Y, Iris Patricia (Pat)

Late of the Canowindra Aged Care Facility and formerly of Kumbia, passed away peacefully Thursday 20th February 2014.

Aged 85 years

Loving wife of Ron (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Craig and Gaylene, Jacquie and Peter. Cherished Grandma to Kristy, Zoe, Philip and Thomas. Great-Grandma of Braxton and Dale.

Family and friends are invited to attend Pat’s Funeral Service, to be held at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Brook Street, Kumbia, Friday 28th February 2014 at 10 am.

To be followed by interment within the Kumbia Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Association Queensland 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

S E N G, Ronald Stanley (Ronnie)
Funeral Service being held Monday 24th February 2014 at 11 am

S E N G, Ronald Stanley (Ronnie)

Late of Karinya Aged Care, Nanango

Passed away peacefully Wednesday 19th February 2014

Aged 84 years

Loving brother and brother-in-law of Harold, Beryl Hosking, and Doreen and Doug Evans.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ronnie’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 24th February 2014 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

D O W N E S, Robert John (Bob)
Funeral Service being held Tuesday 18th February 2014 at 10 am

D O W N E S, Robert John (Bob)

Late of Werona, Kingaroy.

Passed away peacefully Wednesday 12th February 2014 at Greenslopes Private Hospital, Brisbane.

Aged 79 years.

Beloved husband of Peg, loving father and father-in-law to Julie and Bill, Robyn and Peter, Wendy and Trevor, Mary-Anne and Rohan, Katrina and Nathan and adored Grandpa and Great Grandpa to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bob’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Tuesday 18th February 2014 at 10 am. To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

“Called home to be with God”

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

A N N A N (nee Stern), Penny
Memorial Service to be held Tuesday 18th February 2014 at 11 am.

A N N A N (nee Stern), Penny

Late of Warburton, Victoria, and formerly of Nanango, sadly passed away Saturday 8th February 2014.

Aged 54 years

Loving wife of Stewart. Beloved mother of Nichole, David and Robert. An adored mother-in-law and grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Service for Penny, to be held at the Uniting Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Tuesday 18th February 2014 at 11 am.

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

G R E E N S L A D E, Dulcie Evelyn
Funeral Service to be held Monday 17th February 2014 at 10.30 am.

G R E E N S L A D E, Dulcie Evelyn

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away Sunday 9th February 2014.

Aged 85 years

Loving wife of Colin (dec’d). She will be greatly missed by her daughter Vicki and partner Keith. Grandchildren Heath and his partner Robert, Adam and his wife Simone. Great-grandchildren Zoe, Zack and Alex.

Family and friends are invited to attend Dulcie’s Funeral Service, to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 17th February 2014 at 10.30 am.

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

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

B O N D, Roy
Memorial Service being held Wednesday 12th February 2014 at 11 am.

B O N D, Roy

Late of Blackbutt formerly of Wallumbilla, died suddenly 4th February 2014.

Aged 63 years

Beloved husband of Terri. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Michelle and Bruce, Nicole and Tony, Richard and Brooke. Cherished grandpa to Liam, Alexander, Hamish, Sidney, Isabelle and Archie.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Roy, to be held at the Blackbutt Memorial Hall, Coulson Street, Blackbutt, Wednesday 12th Febuary 2014 commencing at 11 am. To be followed by a Private Burial.

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