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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.  


N O T T , Josephine Victoria
Requiem Mass being held Friday 22nd March 2013 at 1.30 pm

N O T T , Josephine Victoria

Late of Orana Lutheran Complex Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully, Tuesday 20th March 2013.

Aged 96 years

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Josephine to be held at St Mary’s Catholic Church, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy, Friday 22nd March 2013 at 1.30 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

M I L L E R, Cecil Robert
Graveside Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 20th March 2013 at 11 am.

M I L L E R, Cecil Robert

Late of Wondai, passed away peacefully Thursday 14th March 2013.

Aged 76 years

Loving husband of Gloria. Beloved father of Graham (dec’d) and Sue. A much loved father-in-law of Tim and grandfather to Jeromey, Monique, Reece, Slade and Sebastion.

Family and friends are invited to attend Cecil’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Wondai, Wednesday 20th March 2013 at 11 am.

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

B R O C K H U R S T, Philip Stanley (Stan)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 18th March 2013 at 11 am.

B R O C K H U R S T, Philip Stanley (Stan)

Late of Goomeri, sadly passed away at home Tuesday 12th March 2013.

Aged 96 years

Loving husband of Lorna. Beloved father of Philip (dec’d), Tony, Robert (dec’d), Cristine, Peter, Terry and Michele. A much loved father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Stan’s Funeral Service to be held at the Church of the Epiphany, Anglican Church, Hodge Street, Goomeri, Monday 18th March 2013 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment within the Goomeri Cemetery.

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

S A N D O W, Thomas (Spring Cart)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 15th March 2013 at 2 pm.

S A N D O W, Thomas (Spring Cart)

Late of Cherbourg, sadly passed away Friday 8th March 2013.

Aged 78 years

Loving father of Elaine, Judith, Merna, Kaylene and Lillian. A much loved father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and brother to their families and a mate to all.

Family and friends are invited to attend Thomas’ Funeral Service to be held in the AIM Church, Barambah Avenue, Cherbourg, Friday 15th March 2013 at 2 pm.

To be followed by interment within the Cherbourg Cemetery.

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

B A S S E T T, Bernard Keith (Bernie)
Memorial Service being held Friday 15th March 2013 at 11 am

B A S S E T T, Bernard Keith (Bernie)

Late of Murgon

Passed away peacefully, Sunday 10th March 2013

Aged 84 years

Husband of Ann (Dec’d), loved father and father-in-law of Sally and David, Bill, Gill and Paul, and Max and Suzanne Walters, loving grandpa of Caroline and Adam, Benjamin and Daniel.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Bernie’s Life to be held at the Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon, Friday 15th March 2013 at 11 am. Bernie will be privately cremated.

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

P O L Z I N, Allan Herbert
Funeral Service being held Wednesday 13th March 2013 at 11.30 am

P O L Z I N, Allan Herbert

Late of Moondooner Road, Murgon

Passed away peacefully, Friday 8th March 2013

Aged 76 years

Beloved husband of Pat, loved father of Michael and Shane, loving poppy of Brenton and Rochelle, and loving father-in-law, brother, brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Allan’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 13th March 2013 at 11.30 am.

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, Frances Olive (formerly Nicholson and nee Toms)
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 12th March 2013 at 2.30pm.

M I S C H K E, Frances Olive (formerly Nicholson and nee Toms)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Thursday 7th March 2013.

Aged 89 years

Loving wife of Bob. Beloved mother of Pam and Debbie Nicholson.

She will be sadly missed by her loving family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Frances’ Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 12th March 2013 at 2.30pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Queensland 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)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

H O L M E S, Dorothy May
Requiem Mass being held on Wednesday 13th March 2013 at 10.30 am

H O L M E S, Dorothy May

Late of Crownthorpe Road, Tablelands, Murgon

Passed away peacefully at the Noosa Private Hospital, Friday 8th March 2013

Aged 98 years

Dearly loved wife of the late George Murgon Holmes.

The relatives and friends of Hewison (Dec'd) and Angela, Pamela and Neville (Dec'd), Peter and Cheryl, Patricia and Jan, Michael and Helen and their families are respectfully invited to attend Requiem Mass for Dorothy to be held at St Joseph's Catholic Church, 38 Angel Avenue, Murgon, Wednesday 13th March 2013 at 10.30 am. To be followed by interment within the Murgon Lawn Cemetery.

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

K E N N E D Y, Florence Rose (Flo)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 11th March 2013 at 11 am.

K E N N E D Y, Florence Rose (Flo)

Late of Benarkin and formerly of Murgon and Windera, sadly passed away Tuesday 5th March 2013.

Aged 86 years and 11 months

Loving wife of Jack (dec’d). Beloved mother of Barb, Cheryl, Debbie and Wally. Much loved mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother to their families. A special friend to Keith.

Family and friends are invited to attend Flo’s Funeral Service to be held at St Johns Anglican Church, cnr Gladys and Douglas Streets, Blackbutt, Monday 11th March 2013 at 11 am. To be followed by interment within the Blackbutt Lawn Cemetery.

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

P A R K E R, WILLIAM GEORGE (Bill)
Funeral Service being held Tuesday 12th March 2013 at 11 am

P A R K E R, WILLIAM GEORGE (Bill)

Late of Canowindra Blue Care, Kingaroy

Passed away peacefully Saturday 2nd March 2013

Aged 91 years

Beloved husband of Sadie (Dec’d), loved father of Robert, John, Janice, loving father-in-law, grandpa and great grandpa of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Bill’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 12th March at 11am.

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

F R A S E R, Violet Grace (Grace)
Ashes Interment Service being held Monday 11th March 2013 at 12 midday.

F R A S E R, Violet Grace (Grace)

Late of Farr Home Residential Care Facility, Kingaroy

Passed away peacefully, Sunday, 3rd March 2013

Aged 87 years

Beloved sister of Margaret Jean Russell and Joyce McKechnie, loving aunt of Paul and Karen, Jamie and Cameron, Margo (Dec’d), and Peter (New Zealand).

Family and friends are invited to attend Grace’s Ashes Interment to be held at Toowong Cemetery, 304 Birdwood Terrace, Toowong, Monday 11th March 2013 at 12 midday.

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

B E L L, Robert Kevin
Funeral Service to be held Friday 8th March 2013 at 1 pm.

B E L L, Robert Kevin

Late of Kingaroy, formerly of Gatton.

Passed away peacefully Friday 1st March 2013.

Aged 86 years

Beloved husband of Jean (dec’d). Loved father of Robert (dec’d), Kerry (dec’d), Karen, Wayne and Christine. Loving father-in-law and grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Robert’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 8th March 2013 at 1 pm.

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

B A R T H O L O M E W, John Howard
Memorial Service being held Friday 8th March at 1 pm

B A R T H O L O M E W, John Howard

Late of Murgon

Passed away peacefully Wednesday 13th February 2013

Aged 80 years

Beloved husband of Dorothy, loving father and father-in-law of John and Janet, Clifford and Susan, Ralph and Cheryl, David and Gayle, loved grandfather, brother and uncle of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend John’s Memorial Service to be held at the Uniting Church, Gore Street, Murgon, Friday 8th March 2013 at 1 pm.

In lieu of flowers donations to Castra Retirement Home, Murgon, would be 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

H O L L A N D, Clara Josephine
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 5th March 2013 at 11 am.

H O L L A N D, Clara Josephine

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Saturday 23rd February 2013.

Aged 98 years

Loving wife of Len (dec’d). Beloved mother of Clyde, Marion (dec’d), Don (dec’d), Jim, Des (dec’d) and Bevan. An adored mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Clara’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 5th March 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

S L A D E, Robin Leslie
Funeral Service being held Saturday 2nd March 2013 at 1 pm

S L A D E, Robin Leslie

Late of Yarraman

Passed away peacefully Thursday 21st February 2013

Aged 65 years

Beloved husband of Enid, much loved dad of Kerry, Tracey, Kevin, loving father-in-law, pa and grandpa of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend A Celebration of Robin's Life to be held at "The Block" 258 Upper Yarraman Road, Yarraman, Saturday 2nd March 2013 at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to Princess Alexandra Research Foundation would be appreciated.

Family requests come dressed "Casual Happy"

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, Helen Elizabeth
Funeral Service being held Friday 22nd February 2013 at 1 pm

M c D O N A L D, Helen Elizabeth

Passed away peacefully Sunday 17th February 2013.

Aged 38 years

Precious daughter of Billie and Peter, adored sister and sister-in-law of Andrew and Jonathan, Lucie and Emma and aunt of Harrison. Loving niece and cousin of the Norris, Hay, Laws and McDonald families.

Family and friends are invited to attend A Celebration of Helen’s life to be held at St Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Friday 22nd February 2013 at 1 pm.

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

I N N E S, Beryl Mavis
Funeral Service being held Monday 18th February 2013 at 11 am

I N N E S, Beryl Mavis

Late of Nanango

Passed away peacefully Tuesday 12th February 2013.

Aged 86 years

Beloved wife of John, loved mother and mother-in-law of Jon and Joan, Jeffrey and Debbie, loving nanny of Rebecca, Jessica and David.

Family and friends are invited to attend Beryl’s Funeral Service to be held in St Anne’s Anglican Church, Burnett Street, Nanango, Monday 18th February 2013 at 11 am. To be followed by a Private Cremation Service.

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

S H A W, Catherine Anne (Anne)
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 14th February 2013 at 11 am.

S H A W, Catherine Anne (Anne)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Sunday 10th February 2013.

Aged 91 years

Loving wife of Keith (dec’d). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Peter and Louise, Susan and Andreas, Jay and Howard. A loving grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are warmly invited to attend Anne’s Funeral Service to be held at St Michael and All Angels' Anglican Church, Alford Street, Kingaroy, Thursday 14th February 2013 at 11 am.

To be followed by a Private Cremation Service.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Royal Flying Doctor Service 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

B O Y E S, John Robert
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 13th February 2013 at 2 pm.

B O Y E S, John Robert

Late of Malar Cresent, Booie. Sadly passed away Monday 4th February 2013.

Aged 47 years

Loving partner of Rosalyn. Beloved father of Patrick. He will be greatly missed by all.

Family and friends are invited to help Celebrate John’s Life by attending his Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 13th February 2013 at 2 pm.

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

S K E R M A N, Jean Elizabeth
Funeral Service to be held Friday 8th February 2013 at 11 am.

S K E R M A N, Jean Elizabeth

Late of Farr Home, Kingaroy and formerly of Iron Pot, passed away peacefully Monday 4th February 2013.

Aged 86 years

Loving wife of Lew (dec’d). Beloved mother to Lesley Trout, Barb Paterson, Rhonda Butler and Ken Skerman. A loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Jean’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery, Friday 8th February 2013 at 11 am.

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