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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.  


F R A N Z, Norman
Funeral service to be held Monday 5th November 2012 at 11 am.

F R A N Z, Norman

Late of Orana Lutheran Nursing Complex.

Passed away peacefully Wednesday, 31st October 2012.

Aged 88 Years.

Beloved husband of Gloria (Dec’d). Loved father and father-in-law of Harold and Robin, Leon and Sheryl, Paul (Dec’d), Ernest and Roslyn. Loving grandfather of Fiona, Jamie, Kathryn, Emma and Phillip.

Family and friends are invited to attend Norman’s funeral service to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Monday 5th November 2012 at 11 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 Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

O ‘ D O N O H U E, Daphne Phyllis (Daph)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 12th November 2012 at 11 am.

O ‘ D O N O H U E, Daphne Phyllis (Daph)

Late of Kingaroy, passed away peacefully Monday 29th October 2012.

Aged 86 years

Loving wife of Evan (dec’d). Beloved mother of Patricia, John, Geoffrey (dec’d), Vicki, Peter, Paul and Donna. Much loved mother-in-law, grandma, nanna, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and aunt to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Daph’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 12th November 2012 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 Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

K N I P E, Thelma Margaret Ann
Funeral Service being held Monday 29th October 2012 at 10.30 am

K N I P E, Thelma Margaret Ann

Late of Goomeri.

Passed away peacefully at the Murgon Hospital, Sunday 21st October 2012.

Aged 100 years

Beloved wife of James (Dec'd), loved mother and mother-in-law of Betty and Geoff (Dec'd) Stanton, loving grandmother of Darryl and Therese, Neil and Anne, Murray and Gayle, Kaylene and Gordon White, and cherished great-grandmother of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Thelma's Funeral Service to be held in the Cooloola Coast Crematorium Chapel, 236 Brisbane Road, Gympie on Monday 29th October 2012 at 10.30 am.

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

S T E W A R T, Samuel Frank (Sammy)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 26th October 2012 at 10 am.

S T E W A R T, Samuel Frank (Sammy)

Late of Cherbourg, sadly passed away Thursday 18th October 2012.

Aged 57 years

Loving partner of Jeanette. Beloved father of Samuel Jr, Albert, Dianne, Kathleen and Barbara. Much loved father-in-law and grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Sammy’s Funeral Service to be held at the AIM People’s Church, Barber Avenue, Cherbourg, Friday 26th October 2012 at 10 am.

To be followed by interment within the Cherbourg Cemetery.

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

M c B A I N, Rosa Ella
Funeral Service being held Tuesday 23rd October 2012 at 11 am

M c B A I N, Rosa Ella

Passed away peacefully, Thursday 18th October 2012.

Aged 90 years

Beloved partner of James Edward Kelly (Dec'd), loving mother of Marion, Don, and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Rosa's Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 23rd October 2012 at 11 am.

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

F R A N Z, Gloria Margaret
Funeral being held Tuesday 23rd October 2012 at 11 am

F R A N Z, Gloria Margaret

Late of Manumbar.

Passed away peacefully Wednesday, 17th October 2012.

Aged 86 Years

Beloved wife of Norman, loved mother and mother-in-law of Harold and Robin, Leon and Sheryl, Paul (Dec’d), Ernest and Roslyn, loving grandmother of Fiona, Jamie, Kathryn, Emma and Phillip.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Gloria to be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Tuesday 23rd October 2012 at 11 am.

To be followed by interment in the Nanango Monumental Cemetery.

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

W A T E R S, Murray John
Funeral Service to be held Monday 22nd October 2012 at 1.30 pm.

W A T E R S, Murray John

Late of Kumbia, passed away suddenly Sunday 14th October 2012.

Aged 62 years

Loving husband of Margaret. Beloved father of Mark, Michael and Melissa. Adored father-in-law and grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Murray’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Kumbia Cemterey, Kumbia Cemetery Road, Kumbia, Monday 22nd October 2012 at 1.30 pm.

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

B I C K, Lorna Jean
Funeral Service being held Thursday 18th October 2012 at 11.30 am

B I C K, Lorna Jean

Late of Blue Care Bayhaven Aged Care Facility, Point Vernon Hervey Bay, formerly of Wondai.

Passed away peacefully Monday 15th October 2012.

Aged 89 years.

Beloved wife of Leonard (Dec'd), loved mother and mother-in-law of Graham and Shirley, Roslyn and David, Rhonda, Sharen and Owen, loving grandmother of 8 and great-grandmother of 10.

Family and friends are invited to attend Lorna's Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Wondai Lawn Cemetery, Bunya Highway, Thursday 18th October 2012 at 11.30 am.

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

H A R D I N G, Francis Ernest (Frank)
H A R D I N G, Francis Ernest (Frank)

Late of Murgon.

Passed away peacefully Thursday 11th October 2012.

Aged 91 years.

Beloved husband of Kath, loving father and father-in-law of Jo and Terry Smyth and Terry, loving grandfather of Isaac and John.

A Private Cremation Service is being held.

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

P O H L M A N N, Jeanette
P O H L M A N N, Jeanette

Late of Farr Home Nursing Care Unit, Kingaroy.

Passed away peacefully, Sunday 30th September 2012.

Aged 71 years.

A Private Cremation Service has been held.

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

H A R C H, Cecil (Cec)
Funeral Service being held Friday 12th October 2012 at 11 am

H A R C H, Cecil (Cec)

Late of Kingaroy

Passed away peacefully Saturday 6th October 2012

Aged 88 years

Beloved husband of Laura (Dec’d), loving father and father-in-law of Errol and Colleen, Gary and Bev, Rodney (Dec’d), Rhonda and Errol Dionysius, Desleigh and Colin Wolski, Peta and Peter Keys, adored grandpa to his 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Cec’s Funeral Service to be held at St John’s Lutheran Church, Cnr Youngman & Markwell Sts, Kingaroy, Friday 12th October 2012 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 Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

B A R T L E T T, Margaret Agnes (Marge)
Funeral Service being held Thursday 11th October 2012 at 11 am

B A R T L E T T, Margaret Agnes (Marge)

Late of Castra Retirement Home, Murgon.

Passed away peacefully, Friday 5th October 2012

Aged 95 years

Beloved wife of Tom (Dec'd). Loving sister of George, Michael, Ted, and Josephine (All deceased) and of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Marge's Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Murgon Lawn Cemetery, Thursday 11th October 2012 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Royals Children's Hospital would be greatly appreciated with envelopes available at the service.

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

C O N W A Y, Jemma Ashlee
Memorial Service to be held Friday 5th October 2012 at 11 am

C O N W A Y, Jemma Ashlee

Late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family, at the Royal Childrens Hospital, Brisbane, Sunday 23rd September 2012, after a 10 year battle with leukaemia.

Aged 15 years

A beautiful loving daughter of Annette and Neil. Adored sister to Toby. A cherished granddaughter to Chas and Gerda. A much loved niece to uncle Dags.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to celebrate Jemma’s Life to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 5th October 2012 at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Childhood Cancer Support 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

K I L L I N G L Y, Doris Jean
K I L L I N G L Y, Doris Jean

Late of Orana Lutheran Nursing Complex.

Passed away peacefully 27th September 2012.

Aged 90 years.

Loving wife of Dudley (Dec’d). Much loved by her family and she will be sadly missed.

A private cremation will be held as per family request.

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

N O R T O N, Arthur John (John)
N O R T O N, Arthur John (John)

Late of Kingaroy, sadlly passed away 19th September 2012.

Aged 86 years

A beloved brother of Joyce, Bill, Nancy, Alice and Doreen. A much loved uncle and great-uncle to their families.

A private Cremation Service has been held as per family’s request.

A Memorial Service will be held to celebrate John’s life at a later date with details yet to be confirmed.

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

C O N W A Y, Jemma Ashlee
C O N W A Y, Jemma Ashlee

Late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family, at the Royal Childrens Hospital, Brisbane, Sunday 23rd September 2012, after a 10 year battle with leukaemia.

Aged 15 years

A beautiful loving daughter of Annette and Neil. Adored sister to Toby. A cherished granddaughter to Chas and Gerda. A much loved niece to uncle Dags.

A private Cremation Service will be held as per family’s request.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to celebrate Jemma’s Life at a later date with details yet to be confirmed.

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

C A M E R O N, Keith
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 27th September 2012 at 1 pm

C A M E R O N, Keith

Late of Nanango. Passed away peacefully Sunday 23rd September 2012.

Aged 83 years

Loving husband of Marie (dec’d). Beloved father of Robert, Dennis, Trevor, Garry (dec’d), Lynda and Carol. A much loved father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Keith’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery) Thursday 27th September 2012 at 1 pm.

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

S O L O M O N, Robert Burke
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 27th Septermber 2012 at 11 am

S O L O M O N, Robert Burke

Late of Allora Lodge, Maroochydore and formerly of Murgon. Passed away peacefully Sunday 23rd September 2012.

Aged 87 years

Much loved brother and brother-in-law to Sadie Ladewig, Olive and Arthur Joyce and May and Donald Marek.

Family and friends are invited to attend Robert’s Funeral Service to be held at Christ Church, Anglican Church, Taylor Street, Murgon, Thursday 27th September 2012 at 11 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 Ltd)
www.virgofunerals.com.au

R E I S E R, Effie May
Funeral Service being held Monday 24th September 2012 at 1.30 pm

R E I S E R, Effie May

Late of Canowindra Blue Care, Kingaroy, formerly of Range View, Benarkin.

Passed away peacefully, Tuesday 18th September 2012.

Aged 83 years

Beloved wife of Corby, loved mother and mother-in-law of Shane and Lorraine, loving grandmother of Tracey, Janine, Lee, Jessica and Peta, loving great-grandmother of Allen, Cliffy, Brock, Aaliyah, Charle Effie May and Manu, cherished sister, sister-in-law and aunt of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Effie's Graveside Funeral Service to be held at Blackbutt Lawn Cemetery, D'Aguilar Highway between Blackbutt and Benarkin, Monday 24th September 2012 at 1.30 pm.

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

F R I T Z, Kathleen Mabel (Kath)
Funeral Service being held Monday 24th September 2012 at 11 am

F R I T Z, Kathleen Mabel (Kath)

Late of Proston.

Passed away at Forest View Residential Care, Wondai, on Thursday 13th September 2012

Aged 87 years

Loving wife of Wallace (Wal). Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Jean, Paul and Joyce, Michael, and David and Rhonda. Grandmother of Nathan, Katrina, Alexander and Rebekah. Great-grandmother of Tane, Jade and Bella. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Betty and Arthur Moore and Cam Pates.

A special thank you to the staff of Forest View Residential Care for their care of Kath during the short time that she was there.

Family and friends are invited to attend Kath’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 24th September 2012 at 11 am.

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