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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.  


B U R G E S S, Kym
Funeral Service being held Wednesday 29th May 2013 at 2 pm

B U R G E S S, Kym

Late of Nanango

Passed away peacefully Thursday 23 May 2013

Aged 47 years

Beloved wife of Mark, loved mother and mother-in-law of Rebecca and Drew, Anthony and Holly, and loving daughter of Roni and Richie Garner.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Kym to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Wednesday 29th May 2013 at 2 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

G R A H A M, Ronald (Butch)
Funeral Service being held Monday 27th May 2013 at 11 am.

G R A H A M, Ronald (Butch)

Late of Canowindra Blue Care, Kingaroy, formerly Blackbutt and Wamuran.

Taken from us suddenly, Sunday 19th May 2013

Aged 60 years

Beloved son of Rhonda (Dec’d) and Mark Nicholson, loved brother of Gaye, Charmaine, Dianne, Garry, Rowena, Mark and Nicole and loving uncle to their families.

Family and friends and invited to attend Butch’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 27th May 2013 at 11am.

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

C L A R K, Joyce May
Funeral Service being held Wednesday 29th May 2013 at 11 am

C L A R K, Joyce May

Late of Kingaroy

Passed away peacefully Tuesday 21st May 2013.

Aged 86 years

Loved wife of Bill (Dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Trevor and Narelle, Bevan (Dec’d) and Robin, Desley and Kevin, and Murray. Much loved nanna to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Joyce’s Funeral Service to be held at Taabinga Lutheran Cemetery (Benair), 8965 Bunya Highway, Taabinga, Wednesday 29th May 2013 at 11 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Red Cross 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

Q U I R E, May Ethel
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 24th May 2013 at 11.30 am.

Q U I R E, May Ethel

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Kumbia, passed away peacefully Monday 20th May 2013.

Aged 86 years

Loving wife of Jack (dec’d). Beloved mother of Garry and Karen. A much loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend May’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at the Kumbia Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Kumbia, Friday 24th May 2013 at 11.30 am.

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

P E R K I N S, Neil Charles
Memorial Service being held Friday 31st May 2013 at 11 am

P E R K I N S, Neil Charles

Late of Forest View Residential Care Facility, formerly Murgon.

Passed away peacefully, Monday 20th May 2013.

Aged 87 years.

Beloved husband of Elwyn (Dec’d) and Coral (Peg), loved father of Ian, Bruce, Alan, Ken and Graham, loving father-in-law, step-father, grandfather and great-grandfather of their families.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Neil’s Memorial Service to be held in the Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon, Friday 31st May 2013 at 11 am. A Private Cremation has been held as per Neil’s wishes.

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

C O N N O R S, Kenneth Gibson (Ken)
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 23rd May 2013 at 1 pm.

C O N N O R S, Kenneth Gibson (Ken)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully at home Saturday 18th May 2013.

Aged 84 years

Loving husband of Myra. Adored father of Rhonda, Michael (dec’d) and Kathy. Beloved father-in-law and a much loved Pa to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ken’s Funeral Service to be held at the Kingaroy Uniting Church, Alford Sreet, Kingaroy, Thursday 23rd May 2013 at 1 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Queensland Cancer Council would be appreciated with envelopes provided at the service.

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

C O L L I N S, Gregory Alan (Greg)
Funeral Service being held Friday 24th May 2013 at 11.30 am.

C O L L I N S, Gregory Alan (Greg)

Departed this life by the grace of God, Monday 13th May 2013.

Beloved Husband of Avriel Joan. Much loved Father, Brother, Uncle, Nephew and Pop of Collins and Alberts Families.

Family and Friends are invited to attend Greg’s Funeral Service to be held at the Christ Church Anglican Church, Taylor Street, Murgon, to be followed by Interment within the Cherbourg Cemetery, Friday 24th May 2013 at 11.30 am.

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

M c B R I D E, Betty Olive
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 21st May 2013 at 11 am.

M c B R I D E, Betty Olive

Late of Kingaroy, sadly passed away peacefully Wednesday 15th May 2013.

Aged 83 years

Loving wife of Col. Beloved mother of Lindsay and Jill. An adored mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

27 . 8 . 1929 ~ 15 . 5 . 2013

Family and friends are invited to attend Betty’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 21st May 2013 at 11 am.

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

G O E S S I N G, Wilfred (Fred)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 17th May 2013 at 2 pm.

G O E S S I N G, Wilfred (Fred)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Tuesday 14th May 2013.

Aged 76 years young

Loved husband of Marush. Beloved father of Michael and Steven (dec’d). An adored grandfather to Dylan, Jayden and Jesse.

Family and friends are invited to attend Fred’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 17th May 2013 at 2 pm.

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

J O N E S, John George William (Jack)
Funeral Service being held Monday 20th May 2013 at 11.30 am.

J O N E S, John George William (Jack)

Late of Benarkin, passed away peacefully Sunday 12th May 2013.

Aged 86 years

Loved husband of Shirley. Beloved father and father-in-law of Merlene and Peter, Kerry and Zelda. A much loved brother, brother-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend John’s Funeral Service to be held at St John’s Anglican Church, Gladys Street, Blackbutt, to be followed by interment within the Blackbutt Lawn Cemetery, Monday 20th May 2013 at 11.30 am.

In lieu of flowers donations may be considered for Diabetes Australia - Queensland with envelopes available at the service.

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

H A R R I S, Doris Emily
Funeral Service being held Friday 17th May 2013 at 11 am.

H A R R I S, Doris Emily

Late of Goomeri, passed away peacefully Sunday 12th May 2013.

Aged 94 years

Loved wife of Steve (dec’d). Beloved mother of Lynette, Desmond (dec’d), Graham (dec’d). A much loved sister, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Doris’ Funeral Service to be held at Church of the Epiphany, Hodge Street, Goomeri, to be followed by interment within the Goomeri Lawn Cemetery, Friday 17th May 2013 at 11 am.

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

A R G E N T, Ella Rosemary
Funeral Service being held Wednesday 15th May 2013 at 10.30 am.

A R G E N T, Ella Rosemary

Late of Kingaroy, and formerly of Stonelands and Bundaberg, passed away peacefully Thursday 9th May 2013.

Aged 89 years

Loved wife of Lyle. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Yvonne and Merv, Marian and Mark. A much loved grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ella’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), to be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, Wednesday 15th May 2013 at 10.30 am.

In lieu of flowers donations may be considered for the Cancer Council Queensland with envelopes available at the service.

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

S I M P S O N, Thelma Jessie
Funeral Service being held Tuesday 14th May 2013 at 11 am.

S I M P S O N, Thelma Jessie

Late of Blue Care Canowindra, Kingaroy, and formerly of Yarraman, passed away peacefully Wednesday 8th May 2013.

Aged 83 years

Loved wife of Eric (dec’d). Beloved mother of Anna and Craig. A much loved grandmother to Shane and loved great-grandmother to their families. Much loved friend to Michael.

Family and friends are invited to attend Thelma’s Funeral Service, to be held at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Youngman Street, Kingaroy, to be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery, Tuesday 14th May 2013 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers donations may be considered for the RSPCA with envelopes available at the service.

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

S C H L O S S, Peter Frederick
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Monday 13th May 2013 at 11 am.

S C H L O S S, Peter Frederick

Late of Kingaroy, and formerly of Cushnie,Tingoora, passed away peacefully Wednesday 8th May 2013.

Aged 86 years

Loving husband of Frances. Beloved father and father-in-law of Ron and Myra, Delbert and Roslyn, Marian and Robert, Daryl and Mary, Jeff and Sandra. A much loved grandad and great-grandad to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Peter’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Monday 13th May 2013 at 11 am.

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

M E E C H A N, Michael
M E E C H A N, Michael

Born 5/1/1937 of Blackbutt, Qld and late of Carlton, NSW

Died on 24/4/2013 in a tragic car accident.

Survived by his wife Sylvia Meechan, now in Toowoomba Base Hospital.

Beloved of his wife Sylvia, daughters Carol and Koral, nephew Jesse and son-in-law Graham.

Celebration of his life to take place when announced.

Donations towards a memorial bench accepted at Bendigo Bank, Blackbutt in lieu of flowers.

Thanks to all for your support.

"Being someone's first love may be great but to be their last is perfection".

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

S T O L Z E N B E R G, Ivy Maud
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Friday 10th May 2013 at 2 pm.

S T O L Z E N B E R G, Ivy Maud

Late of Wondai, passed away peacefully Friday 3rd May 2013.

Aged 93 years

Loving wife of Percy (dec’d). Beloved mother of Charles, Edna, Dennis and Ken. An adored mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ivy’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Friday 10th May 2013 at 2 pm.

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

M O W A T, George William (Bill)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 10th May 2013 at 10.30 am.

M O W A T, George William (Bill)

Late of the Orana Lutheran Aged Care Facility, Kingaroy, and formerly of Yarraman, passed away peacefully Friday 3rd May 2013.

Aged 80 years

Loving husband of Joyce (dec’d). Beloved father and father-in-law of Fiona and Doug, Catherine (dec'd), Ian and Wendy. A much loved grandfather and great-grandfather to their families and good friend to Diane.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bill’s Funeral Service, to be held in the Yarraman Town Hall, Browne Street, Yarraman, Friday 10th May 2013 at 10.30 am.

To be followed by interment within the Yarraman Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, donations to Epilepsy Australia 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

C A M P B E L L, Gordon Robert
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 9th May 2013 at 11 am.

C A M P B E L L, Gordon Robert

Late of Blackbutt, passed away Thursday 2nd May 2013.

Aged 71 years

Beloved Father, Son, Brother.

Family and friends are invited to attend Gordon’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Thursday 9th May 2013 at 11 am.

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

B U L L, Betty
Funeral Service being held Monday 6th May 2013 at 10.30 am.

B U L L, Betty

Late of Southern Cross Care Karinya, Nanango.

Passed away peacefully, Wednesday 1st May 2013.

Aged 89 years

Beloved mother of Fran. Loving grandmother of Kim, Julie, Gary and Emma. Cherished great-grandmother of Frankie, Areil, Jacob, Jake and Jason, Tia and Dhana.

Family and friends are invited to attend Betty’s Funeral Service to be held at St Phillip’s Anglican Church, Millar Street, Yarraman, Monday 6th May 2013 at 10.30 am. To be followed by interment within the Yarraman Lawn Cemetery.

“Our thoughts are with her loving brothers and their children in England”

“If roses grow in heaven, Lord pick a bunch with care,
Give them to our mum, to show her our love and care”

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

D U B I A N, Wolfgang (Wolfie)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 3rd May 2013 at 10 am.

D U B I A N, Wolfgang (Wolfie)

Late of Blackbutt, sadly passed away at home Saturday 27th April 2013.

Aged 73 years

Loving husband of Christine. Beloved father and father-in-law to Jo (dec'd), Shane and Heide, Kelly and Rob.

Family and friends are invited to attend Wolfie’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga cemetery), Friday 3rd May 2013 at 10 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Prince Charles Hospital Thoracic Medicine Unit may be considered, with envelopes provided at the service.

Family request the wearing of bright attire in memory of Wolfie.

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