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Funeral Notices
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B R O W N, Ralph Charles Herdsman
Funeral Service being held Tuesday 21st August 2012 at 2 pm.

B R O W N, Ralph Charles Herdsman

Late of Kingaroy, formerly of “Buckabie”, Quilpie

Finally lost his battle to coronary failure and prostate cancer on Tuesday 14th August 2012.

Aged 80 years

Beloved husband of Trish, loving father, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather of Danielle, Graem, Helen, and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ralph’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Tuesday 21st August 2012 at 2 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

W E X, Norma Estelle (Nee Williams)
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 16th August 2012 at 11 am.

W E X , Norma Estelle (Nee Williams)

Late of Orana Lutheran Nursing Complex, Kingaroy

Passed away peacefully, Monday 13th August 2012

Aged 90 years

Beloved wife of Terry (Dec’d), loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of Pat Brady, Mary Hardwick, Jim, John and their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Norma’s Funeral Service to be held at St John the Baptist Catholic Church, 60 Bramston Street, Wondai, Thursday 16th August 2012 at 11 am. To be followed by interment within the Wondai Lawn Cemetery.

“Sadly Missed Never Forgotten”

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

G A M B R I L L, Beryl
Funeral Service to be held Monday 20th August 2012 at 10 am.

G A M B R I L L, Beryl

Late of Cherbourg. Passed away peacefully Sunday 12th August 2012.

Aged 81 years

Loving mother of Charles, Bimbo, Stephanie, Kevin, Florence, Ronnie and Arlene. A much loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother to their families. A cherished aunty to the Bligh family.

Family and friends are invited to attend Beryl’s Funeral Service to be held at the Holy Spirit Anglican Church, Broadway Street, Cherbourg, Monday 20th August 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

W E L L S, Lorraine Margaret
W E L L S, Lorraine Margaret

Late of Nanango. Passed away peacefully Friday 10th August 2012.

Aged 66 years

A much loved daughter of Dorothy (dec’d). Loving sister to Dawn (dec’d), John and Joy. A cherished step-daughter to Jesse, sister-in-law and aunty to their families.

A private cremation service will be held as per family’s request.

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

C O O K, Charles Albert (Charlie)
Funeral Service to be held Tuesday 14th August 2012 at 11 am

C O O K, Charles Albert (Charlie)

Late of Yarraman. Passed away peacefully Friday 10th August 2012.

Aged 92 years

Loving husband of Margaret (Bonnie). Beloved father of Sue, Barb, Trevor and Rodney. A much loved father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Charlie’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Yarraman Cemetery, Yarraman Kooralgin Road,Yarraman, Tuesday 14th August 2012 at 11 am.

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

I M B E R G E R, Julie Anne
Funeral Service to be held Friday 3rd August 2012 at 12.30pm

I M B E R G E R, Julie Anne

Late of Kingaroy. Passed away peacefully Monday 30th July 2012.

Aged 50 years

Loving mother of Bradley, Joel and Kevin. Beloved daughter of John and June. A cherished sister to Lesley, Vicki, Sharon and Brad. A much loved sister-in-law and aunty to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Julie’s Life, to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 3rd August 2012 at 12.30pm.

To be followed by interment within the Taabinga Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations to The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation 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

P A Y N E, Kerry Anderson
P A Y N E, Kerry Anderson

Late of Kingaroy and Warwick. Passed away peacefully Thursday 26th July 2012.

Aged 68 Years

Loving wife of Don. Beloved mother of Scott and Kelly.

A Private Cremation Service will be held as per families request.

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

H A R R I S, Colin Leslie Edward (Col)
Funeral Service to be held Saturday 28th July 2012 at 10.30 am

H A R R I S, Colin Leslie Edward (Col)

Late of Nanango and formerly of Wynnum. Passed away peacefully at the Orana Lutheran Aged Care Facility, Kingaroy, Wednesday 25th July 2012.

Aged 94 years

Loving husband of Joan (dec’d). Beloved father of Linda, Janet and Ann. An adored father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Col’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Saturday 28th July 2012 at 10.30 am.

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

W O O D R O W, Jessie Charlotte (nee Thomas)
Funeral service to be held Saturday 4th August 2012 at 11 am.

W O O D R O W, Jessie Charlotte (nee Thomas)

Late of Orana Lutheran Nursing Complex, Kingaroy

Passed away 22nd July 2012

Aged 100 years.

Mother of Robert (Bob) (dec’d) and daughter-in-law Kath, Daphne (dec’d) and son-in-law George Whitmore (dec’d). Grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother.

Family and friends are invited to attend Jessie’s graveside funeral service to be held at Nanango Lawn Cemetery, Nanango-Brooklands Road, Nanango, Saturday 4th August 2012 at 11 am.

In leiu of flowers, donations to Orana Lutheran Nursing Complex, Kingaroy 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

H O C K E Y, Kenneth Richard (Ken)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 27th July at 1.30 pm

H O C K E Y, Kenneth Richard (Ken)

Late of Kingaroy. Passed away suddenly Monday morning, 23rd July 2012.

Aged 65 years

Loving partner of Coral. A much loved father, brother, grandfather and uncle.

Family and friends are invited to attend Ken’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Friday 27th July at 1.30 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St Vincent De Paul 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

W O O D W A R D, Maureen Dawn
Funeral service to be held Monday 30th July 2012 at 10.30 am.

W O O D W A R D, Maureen Dawn

Passed away peacefully at home Monday 23rd July 2012

Aged 45 years

Loving partner of Craig. Beloved mother and mother-in-law to Pauline and Jerry, Keith and Renee, Samuel and Lauren, and Crystal. A much loved grandmother to four. An adored sister, sister-in-law, aunt, and friend to all. Loving daughter to Val.

Family and friends are invited to attend Maureen’s Funeral service to be held at St Ann’s Anglican Church, Burnett Street, Nanango, Monday 30th July 2012 at 10.30 am to be followed by interment within Nanango Lawn Cemetery.

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

W E I E R, Dulcie (Nee Steinberg)
Funeral being held Friday 27th July 2012 at 11.30 am

W E I E R, Dulcie (Nee Steinberg)

Late of Perkins Street, Murgon, formerly of Byee.

Passed away peacefully, Saturday 14th July 2012.

Aged 89 years.

Beloved wife of Martin (Dec’d), loving mother and mother-in-law of Marlene, Don and Heidi, Noel and Christine, Brian and Lesley and Graham. Devoted grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother of their families.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Dulcie’s Graveside Funeral Service to be held at the Wheatlands Cemetery, Flats Road, Wondai, Friday 27th July 2012 at 11.30 am.

In lieu of flowers donations to Care Flight 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

S O D Y, Gilbert (Gil)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 20th July 2012 at 10 am

S O D Y, Gilbert (Gil)

Late of Wondai and formerly of Childers. Passed away peacefully Tuesday 17th July 2012.

Aged 69 years

Loving husband of Jan. Father of Domonic, Michelle and Carl. Father-in-law to Troy and grandfather of Mitchell.

Family and friends are invited to attend Gil’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), TODAY, Friday 20th July 2012 at 10 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, Thompson (Tom)
Funeral Service to be held Monday 23rd July 2012 at 1 pm

S T E W A R T, Thompson (Tom)

Late of Kingaroy and formerly of Tin Can Bay and Yandina.

Sadly passed away Monday 16th July 2012.

Aged 76 years

Loving husband of Dorrie. Beloved father of Ed, Doug, Clive, Lionel and Janine. A much loved father-in-law, Poppy and great-Poppy to their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Tom’s Funeral Service to be held in the South Burnett Crematorium Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy (adjacent to the Taabinga Cemetery), Monday 23rd July 2012 at 1 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Wondai Hospital Palliative Care Unit 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

M I L L E R, Reginald Bernard
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 18th July 2012 at 10.30 am.

M I L L E R, Reginald Bernard

Late of Kingaroy. Passed away after a short illness on Sunday 8th July 2012.

Aged 95 years

Beloved husband of Cecily Marie (dec’d), and loving father of Anne.

Family and friends are invited to attend Reginald’s Graveside Funeral Service, to be held at the Macquarie Park Cemetery, corner Delhi and Plassey Roads, North Ryde, Wednesday 18th July 2012 at 10.30 am.

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

M A H O N Y, Brenda Elizabeth
Funeral Service being held Friday 13th July 2012 at 10.30 am

M A H O N Y, Brenda Elizabeth

Late of Wondai, formerly of Hervey Bay.

Passed away peacefully, Sunday 8th July 2012.

Aged 64 years.

Beloved wife of Garry, loved mother and mother-in-law of Kelly and John, and Tracey, loving grandmother of Morgan, Emma, Kayla, Madison and Harrison.

Family and friends and invited to attend “A Celebration of Brenda’s Life”, to be held at St Mary’s Anglican Church, Baynes Street, Wondai, Friday 13th July 2012 at 10.30 am. Please wear bright colours.

In lieu of flowers donations to Cancer Council Qld would be appreciated. Envelopes available at the service.

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

H O W L E T T, Christopher Alfred (Chris)
Funeral Service to be held Friday 13th July 2012 at 1 pm

H O W L E T T, Christopher Alfred (Chris)

Late of Mackay, formerly of Kingaroy.

Sadly passed away unexpectedly, Friday 6th July 2012.

Aged 35 years.

Cherished husband of Catia, adored father of Noah and Cindy, beloved son of Peter (Dec’d) and Veronica, loved brother of Peter, Paula, Bernadette, Jenni and Louise, loving son-in-law of Jose Carlos and Cleusa, adored brother-in-law and uncle of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Chris’ Funeral Service to be held at St Mary’s Catholic Church, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy, Friday 13th July 2012 at 1 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

F R A N K L I N, Kathleen Mary (Kath)
Funeral Service being held Thursday 12th July 2012 at 10. 30 am

F R A N K L I N, Kathleen Mary (Kath)

Formerly of Nanango.

Passed away peacefully, Sunday 8th July 2012.

Aged 94 years.

Loving mother of Vince, Veronica, Kevin, Michael, loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass for Kath to be held at Our Lady of Help Christians Catholic Church, Gipps Street, Nanango, Thursday 12th July 2012 at 10.30 am. To be followed by interment in the Nanango 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, Reginald Bernard
Funeral Service to be held Thursday 12th July 2012 at 2 pm.

M I L L E R, Reginald Bernard

Late of Kingaroy. Passed away after a short illness on Sunday 8th July 2012.

Aged 95 years

Beloved husband of Cecily Marie (dec’d), and loving father of Anne.

Family and friends are invited to attend Requiem Mass to be celebrated Thursday 12th July 2012 at 2pm at St Mary’s Catholic Church, 15 Albert Street, Kingaroy.

Reg is to be interred with his late wife Marie in Sydney.

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

S M E D E S, Diederick (Dick) (Snr)
Funeral Service to be held Wednesday 11th July 2012 at 1.30 pm

S M E D E S, Diederick (Dick) (Snr)

Late of Kingaroy.

Passed away peacefully, Saturday 7th July 2012.

Aged 86 Years

Beloved husband of Coby, loved father and father-inlaw of Elly and Nigel, Dick and Vanessa, Yvonne and Alistair, Ronald and Keterina, loving grandfather and great grandfather of their families.

Family and friends are invited to attend Dick’s Funeral Service to be held at Virgo’s Funeral Home Chapel, 24 Pioneer Avenue, Kingaroy, (adjacent to Taabinga Cemetery), Wednesday 11th July 2012 at 1.30 pm.

To be followed by interment within theTaabinga Lawn Cemetery.

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