Virgo Funerals - incorporating South Burnett Funerals and Crematorium Pty Ltd
Serving the South Burnett with dignity since 1939
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Services And Wakes
Funeral services vary widely depending on the wishes of the departed and their family.
Our quick guide explains the main types of services and different options for wakes.

Making Arrangements
What's involved in making funeral arrangements? Most people have very little experience with this and can find it confusing. But our handy guide explains the process clearly and simply.

Funeral Insurance
Funeral Insurance and Funeral Bonds are two easy, inexpensive options that let you pay for your funeral well in advance and help give your family peace of mind. You can find out more about them by clicking here.

Making a Will
Passing away without a will can cause problems for the loved ones that are left behind. You can find out what those problems are and how then can be easily avoided by clicking here.

What Do I Do?
What you need to do when someone passes away depends on the circumstances that surrounded the death.
Our simple guide explains what these are likely to be and what happens in each of the four most common situations.

Common Tasks And Decisions To Be Attended To
In addition to making funeral arrangements, when a death occurs you'll also need to collect information and documents about the deceased and relay this information on to a number of people.

This page lists:

To make your life easier - if you live in Queensland - we've also provided links to the Queensland State Government agencies that will need to be contacted (as well as Federal Government Departments) so you can relay this information to them online.

We've also provided a standard form letter (10K Adobe PDF) you can use if someone you need to contact doesn't yet accept this type of information over the Internet and/or requires written confirmation (which most government agencies and large financial institutions usually do).

Personal Information
  • Full legal name
  • Residential address
  • Date of Birth
  • Place of Birth
  • Date of Marriage
  • Spouse's full name
  • Occupation
  • Next of Kin
  • Doctor's name and address


Personal Items Of Interest (For Funeral Service)
  • Schools attended
  • University attended
  • Family and work history
  • Positions held and service record
  • Accomplishments - personal and professional
  • Hobbies and special interests


Documents To Locate
  • Will (it may request special funeral arrangements)
  • Pre-paid Funeral Plan
  • Birth Certificate
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Citizenship Papers
  • Insurance Policies - home, contents and car
  • Life Insurance
  • Superannuation papers
  • Bank documents
  • Property deeds and mortgage papers
  • Home loan details
  • Taxation records
  • Vehicle ownership papers


People To Contact