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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.  


B U C K M A N, Alan James
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 12th February 2014 at 10.30am

B U C K M A N, Alan James

Late of Kingaroy passed away peacefully Thursday 6th February 2014.

Aged 83 years

Beloved husband of Joy. Loved father and father-in-law to Colin and Elaine, Kevin, Jenny and Stewart. Cherished granddad and great-granddad to all his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Alan's Funeral Service, to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 12th February 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)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

R E M I N, Lynn
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 11th February 2014 at 10.30 am.

R E M I N, Lynn

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

Aged 66 years

Beloved wife of Fred. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Tony and Kerry, Therasa, Matt, Paul and Leah and Karl. Cherished Oma to Hayley. Sister of Roderick and Michelle. Much loved daughter to Elizabeth.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lynn’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 11th February 2014 at 10.30 am.

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

W H I T T A K ER, Gary Lyal
Private Cremation Service.

W H I T T A K ER, Gary Lyal

Late of Nanango, sadly passed away Tuesday 4th February 2014.

Aged 60 years

Loving partner of Pam.

He will be greatly missed by family and friends.

A Private Cremation Service will be held as per his wishes.

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

M A U G H A N, Alan Clement
Funeral Service being held Tuesday 4th February at 10.30 am.

M A U G H A N, Alan Clement

Late of Kingaroy

Passed away unexpectedly Friday 31st January 2014

Aged 60 years

Family and friends are invited to attend Alan's Cremation Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Small Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, Tuesday 4th February 2014 at 10.30 am.

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

S C H U L Z, Darrell William
S C H U L Z, Darrell William

Late of Castra Retirement Home, Murgon

Passed away peacefully Monday 3rd February 2014

Aged 77 years

Beloved husband of Pat (Dec'd), loved father and father-in-law of Denise and Luke Chapman and Narelle and Les Hedges, loving grandad of Candice and Kayla, loving great-grandad of Jake and Charlie.

Family and friends are invited to attend Darrell's Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Murgon Lawn Cemetery Wednesday 5th February 2014 at 10 am.

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

F A N N I N G, Joseph Patrick (Joe)
Funeral Service being held Thursday 6th February 2014 at 1.30 pm

F A N N I N G, Joseph Patrick (Joe)

Late of Nanango

Passed away peacefully in the Wesley Hospital Auchenflower, Thursday 30th January 2014

Aged 81 years

Beloved husband of Sylvia, loved father and father-in-law of Stephen and Karen.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Joe to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Thursday 6th February 2014 at 1.30 pm. To be followed by interment in the Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

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

K E L L Y, Norman (Norm)
A Celebration Of Life to be held Monday 3rd February 2014

K E L L Y, Norman (Norm)

Late of Yarraman, passed away peacefully on the 29th January 2014 with family by his side.

Aged 88 years

Loving and caring husband of Eileen. Adored and cherished father and father-in-law of Russell and Daph, Ross and Chris. Very much loved grandfather of Scott, Brett, Sally-Anne, Troy, Kacie and Dean. Very much loved great-grandfather of Aiden, Liam, Layla, Kianna, Haylee, Chloe, Blake and Hunter.

Norm’s family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration Of His Life, to be held at the Yarraman Hall, Browne Street, Yarraman, commencing at 11.00 am, Monday 3rd February 2014. To be followed by interment within the Yarraman Cemetery.

“A best friend to all”

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

H E H L E N, Anna
Memorial Service to be held Wednesday 29th January 2014 at 11 am.

H E H L E N, Anna

Late of Yarraman, passed away peacefully Wednesday 22nd January 2014.

Aged 74 years

Loved wife of Robert. Beloved mother and mother-in-law. Cherished grandma to all her family.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service for Anna, to be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 29 Tessmans Road, Kingaroy, Wednesday 29th January 2014 at 11 am.

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

D E E R, Edward Brian (Ted)
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 22nd January 2014 at 10.30 am.

D E E R, Edward Brian (Ted)

Late of Ellesmere, passed away peacefully, Saturday 18th January 2014.

Aged 63 years

Loving husband of Pat. Beloved father of Mandii and Travis. Step-father to Lisa and Benjamin. Cherished son of Edward and brother to Susan, Vicki, Christine and Rod.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ted’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 22nd January 2014 at 10.30 am.

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

R U C K E R, Bernice Susan Jane
Graveside Funeral Service to be held on Tuesday 21st January 2014 at 11.00 am.

R U C K E R, Bernice Susan Jane

Late of Blackbutt, passed away peacefully, Tuesday 14th of January 2014.

Aged 79 years

Beloved wife of Ron (Dec'd). Cherished mother and mother-in-law of John and Audrey, Brian and Margaret, Darryl and Patricia, Debra and Ron, Ken and Sue, Judy and Kerry. Loved grandma and great-grandma to her family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bernice's Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Blackbutt Lawn Cemetery, D’Aguilar Highway, Blackbutt, on Tuesday 21st January 2014 at 11.00 am.

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

R E N W O O D, Sheillah Mae (Nee Day)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 20th January 2014 at 11.00 am.

R E N W O O D, Sheillah Mae (Nee Day)

Late of Nanango, passed away suddenly on the 9th of January 2014.

Aged 85 years

Beloved wife of Brian (Dec'd). Dearly loved mother of Jenny (Dec'd), Paul, Margie, and Cathy. Loved mother-in-law of Sharon and Jonathan, Grandmother of Gemma.

With God.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for Sheillah, to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Monday 20th January 2014 at 11.00 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)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

S H E L T O N, Peter Rodney
Memorial Service being held Monday 20th January 2014 at 3 pm

S H E L T O N, Peter Rodney

Late of Wooroonden, Murgon

Passed away peacefully after a short illness, Saturday 11th January 2014.

Aged 70 years

Beloved husband of Jenifer, loving brother, brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle to David and Brenda, Margaret and Clive George, Cliff and Irene, Rob and Lynn, Robyn and Ian Riley, Bruce Durrand and Brian Durrand, and their families.

A Thanksgiving Service to celebrate Peter’s life will be held at the Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon on Monday 20th January 2014 at 3pm.

Family are respectfully invited to attend a Committal Service to be held at the Murgon Lawn Cemetery at 2 pm prior to the Thanksgiving Service.

No flowers by request.

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

E A T O N, Leslie John
E A T O N, Leslie John

Formerly of Nanango, sadly passed away Wednesday 8th January 2014.

Aged 82 years

Loving husband of Irene. Beloved father, father-in-law and grand-father to their families.

A private cremation will be held as per family wishes.

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

S W I N D A L E, Mavis Joyce Nalder
Funeral Service to be held Friday 17th January 2014 at 2 pm.

S W I N D A L E, Mavis Joyce Nalder

Late of Orana Lutheran Nursing Home, Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Saturday 11th January 2014.

Aged 90 years

Beloved wife of Gordon. Adored mother and mother-in-law of Beverley, Jeffrey and Jessica, Christine and George, Valerie and Kenneth, Kevin and Maria, Neil and Pat, Gary and Michelle. Loved grandmother and great-grandmother to all her family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Mavis’ Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 17th January 2014 at 2 pm.

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, Ivy Maud
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 9th January 2014 at 2.00pm.

A L E X A N D E R, Ivy Maud

Late of Nanango, passed away peacefully, Monday 6th of January 2014.

Aged 89 years

Loved wife of William (dec'd). Beloved mother and mother-in-law, cherished grandma and great grandma to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for Ivy, to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Thursday 9th January 2014 at 2.00 pm. 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

H A R D I N G, Irene Ivy
Funeral Service to be held Friday 10th January 2014 at 2.00 pm.

H A R D I N G, Irene Ivy

Late of Caloundra formerly of Cooyar passed away peacefully Monday 6th January 2014.

Aged 95 years

Loved wife of Bill (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law, cherished Grandma and great-Grandma to all her family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Irene’s Funeral Service to be held at St Anne’s Anglican Church, Burnett Street, Nanango, Friday 10th January 2014 at 2.00 pm.

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

C U S H, June Jeanette
Funeral Service to be held on Friday 10th January 2014 at 11.00 am.

C U S H, June Jeanette

Late of Bribie Island formerly of Nanango, passed away suddenly, Wednesday 1st of January 2014.

Aged 71 years

Adored mother and mother-in law to Katrina and Bruce, Jeanita and Glenn, Shayne and Anthea, Steve and Sharon. Beloved grandmother (Juju) to Zachary and Jordan, Jackson and Danyon, Rhiannon, Maddison, Veronica and Alexandra.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for June, to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Friday 10th January 2014 at 11.00 am

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

D I C K E N S O N, Leslie George (Les)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 6th January 2014 at 10.30 am.

D I C K E N S O N, Leslie George (Les)

Late of Kingaroy formerly of Haly Creek, passed away peacefully, Thursday 2nd of January 2014.

Aged 97 years

Dearly loved husband of Mary. Much loved father and father-in-law of Lesley Burgess, Patricia Woods, Peter and Jillian, Jim and Sharyn. Beloved Gaby to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Requiem Mass for Les, to be held at St Mary’s Catholic Church, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy, Monday 6th January 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)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

S T E A D, Doris
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 9th January 2014 at 10.30 am.

S T E A D, Doris

Late of “Canowindra”, Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Wednesday 1st January 2014.

Aged 88 years

Loving wife of Ken (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Barbara and Trevor Luff, Diann and Ron McIntyre, Graham, Maureen and Martin Critchell, Debbie and David Goodger, Ken and Noleta. A cherished nana, great-nana and great-great-nana to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Doris’ Funeral Service, to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 9th January 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

P O R T E R, Nigel Leslie
Funeral Service to be held Friday 3rd January 2014 at 11 am.

P O R T E R, Nigel Leslie

Late of Murgon and formerly of Longreach, passed away peacefully Sunday 29th December 2013.

Aged 85 years

Beloved husband of June. Cherished step-father to her family. Brother to Jim.

Family and friends are invited to attend Nigel’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 3rd January 2014 at 11 am.

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