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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

M I S C H K E, Robert Neville (Bob)
Funeral Service being held Friday 3rd May 2013 at 1 pm

M I S C H K E, Robert Neville (Bob)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully, Sunday 28th April 2013.

Aged 80 years

Loving husband of Frances (Dec’d). Beloved step-father to Pam and Debbie Nicholson.

“He will be sadly missed by his loving family”

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 Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 3rd May 2013 at 1 pm.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Diabetes Australia Qld 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

M c I N T Y R E, Frederick Edgar (Fred)
Requiem Mass to be held Thursday 2nd May 2013 at 11 am.

M c I N T Y R E, Frederick Edgar (Fred)

Late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Thursday 25th April 2013.

Aged 83 years

Beloved brother of Irene, Margaret and Alan. Loving uncle of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Fred to be held at St Mary’s Catholic Church, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 2nd May 2013 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

W A L K E R , Eric George
Funeral Service being held Tuesday 30th April 2013 at 11 am

W A L K E R , Eric George

Late of Orana Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Wednesday 24th April 2013.

Aged 87 years

Loved husband of Muriel, brother and uncle.

Family and friends are invited to attend Eric’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 30th April 2013 at 11 am.

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

B I L T O F T, John Patrick
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Monday 29th April 2013 at 10.30 am.

B I L T O F T, John Patrick

Late of Wondai, sadly passed away at home Tuesday 23rd April 2013.

Aged 74 years

Loving husband of Esme. Beloved father and father-in-law to Paul and Sandy, Maree and Snow, Mark and Bernadette, Natalie and Marama. Adored Poppy to Jade, Joseph, Adam, Nash, Oliver, Malachy, Lilian, Caleb, Blake and Charli.

Family and friends are invited to attend John’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Monday 29th April 2013 at 10.30 am.

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

M U R P H Y, Eunice May
Celebration of Life Service to be held Friday 26th April 2013 at 11 am.

M U R P H Y, Eunice May

Late of Crawford, passed away peacefully Thursday 18th April 2013.

Aged 83 years

Loving wife of Keith. Beloved mother and mother-in-law of John and Darlene, Lynelle and Graham, Greg and Sue. Cherished grandmother of Troy, Lucinda, Amanda, Paul, Natalie, Andrew, Simon and Madison. A much loved great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Service for Eunice, to be held at the Uniting Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Friday 26th April 2013 at 11 am.

A Private Burial Service will be held at Eunice's request.

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

M c D O N A L D, Lorna Ruth
Funeral Service being held Tuesday 23rd April 2013 at 11 am

M c D O N A L D, Lorna Ruth

Late of Kingaroy

Passed away peacefully, Monday 15th April 2013

Aged 92 years

Beloved mother of Carol, Gaye, Alan and Dale, loved grandmother of Kylie.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lorna’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 23rd April 2013 at 11 am.

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

F I N N I G A N, Anabellah Keeley
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 17th April 2013 at 10 am

F I N N I G A N, Anabellah Keeley

Late of Wondai

In God's hands our little Ana-Angel, Tuesday 9th April 2013.

Aged 2 years and 11 months

Cherished daughter of Twylah and Brendan. Loving sister of Summah and Ariah. Beloved granddaughter of Neil and Chuckie, Dave, Pop Ian and Melissa. A much loved great-granddaughter of Nanna Jan and Poppy Arthur, Nanna and Pop Robbins and of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Anabellah’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at the Wondai Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Wednesday 17th April 2013 at 10 am.

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

H A M S, Ronald John (John)
Funeral Service being held Friday 19th April 2013 at 10.30 am

H A M S, Ronald John (John)

Late of Nanango

Passed away peacefully at the Kingaroy Hospital, Tuesday 9th April 2013.

Aged 62 years

Beloved husband of Shirley, loved father of Evan, loving brother of Peter and Roy and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend John’s Funeral Service to be held at St Anne’s Anglican Church, Burnett Street, Nanango, Friday 19th April 2013 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)
www.virgofunerals.com.au