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Family Notices

22 November 2017

Davidson (Inverness)

Peacefully at St Olaf Care Home, Nairn on the 20th November 2017, Nellie Davidson (nee Clark) aged 94 years, late of Edgemoor Park, Balloch, Inverness.  Beloved wife of the late Tommy Davidson, much loved mother of Barbara and Joyce, also a loving granny, great granny, mother in law and aunt.   Funeral service on Wednesday 29th November at 11am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for Alzheimer Scotland may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

16 November 2017

Fraser (Drumnadrochit)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 15th November 2017, Hugh (Francis) Fraser, aged 81 years, Drumnadrochit.  Sadly missed by family and friends.  Funeral ceremony on Thursday 23rd November at 10am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, for Maggie’s Highlands and Macmillan Nurses, may be given at the ceremony or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

14 November 2017

MacCuish (Inverness)

Peacefully at home on 12th November 2017, Finlay, aged 85 years, Inshes Brae, Inverness, much loved husband of Betty, loving dad of Donalda and the late Ronald John and father in law of Andrew, also a dear papa of Lewis.  Funeral service on Friday 17th November at 12 noon in the Free Presbyterian Church, Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  No flowers please.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

9 November 2017

LLoyd (Rosemarkie)

Thomas Gerard Kevin (Tom), aged 72 years, retired orthodontist, late of Courthill, Courthill Road, Rosemarkie, Ross-shire.  My darling lovely Tom completed his Journey of Life at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on Monday 6th November 2017 following a prolonged battle, bravely borne with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.  During this time he remained brave, patient and most of all retained his sense of humour!  He will be sadly missed by his wife Dorothy (nee Hulme), children Ronan, Sally (Doyle) and Kevin, Grandchildren Bianca, Diana, Arthur and Maisie, daughter in law Ximena, son in law Mark, sisters Win O’Tierney (Warrenpoint), Joan Ann Lloyd (Dublin), brother Edward (Galway) and the wider family circle.  Private funeral service.  Family flowers only.  Donations, if desired to Highland Hospice in memory of Tom Lloyd c/o John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

8 November 2017

Newlands (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital on 7th November 2017, Donald John Alexander Noble (Ali), aged 82 years, Birnie Terrace, Inverness, ex Ambulance Service.  Beloved husband of Frances, much loved dad of Gavin and Michael, father in law to Wendy and Julie, a loved granda to Steven, Lynsey, Lucy and Kacey, a great granda, brother, uncle and friend to many.  Funeral ceremony on Wednesday 15th November at 10.15am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Flowers welcome or donations if desired for The British Legion Poppy Fund may be given at the ceremony.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

8 November 2017

Butterfield (Killearnan)

Peacefully at home on 6th November 2017, David, aged 58 years, Killearnan, Muir of Ord, Ornithologist, a loving husband, dad, brother, son and uncle.  Funeral ceremony on Tuesday 14th November at 1pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for Butterfly Conservation Scotland may be given at the ceremony or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

7 November 2017

Frew (Inverness)

Suddenly at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 3rd November 2017, Ann Frew, aged 73 years, King Duncans Road, Inverness, much loved mum of Edward, Douglas and Toni and loving granny of David and Emily.  Funeral service on Tuesday 14th November at 2pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

6 November 2017

Henry (Strathpeffer)

Peacefully at home on 3rd November 2017, Stewart Henry, aged 72 years, RIP, formerly of Kent, latterly of Strathpeffer, beloved husband of Angela, loving son of the late Archibald and Beatrice Henry of Lochaline, also a dear brother in law and uncle.  Funeral service on Monday 13th November at 12.30pm in St Lawrence R C Church, Dingwall to which all friends are respectfully invited; thereafter cremation private.  Mourners are invited to dress informally.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, for the Renal Unit, Raigmore Hospital may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

2 November 2017

Newman (Beauly)

At home on 28th October 2017, Joyce Newman, aged 96 years, of Beauly.  Funeral Ceremony on Thursday 9th November at 11am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please. 

2 November 2017

ACOCK (INVERNESS / CONTIN)

Peacefully in the care of Fodderty House Residential Care Home on 30th October 2017, Kathleen (Jean) Acock, aged 101 years, formerly of Inverness, latterly of Contin, beloved wife of the late Stan, much loved mum of Arthur John and Rod, also a dear mother in law of Ann.  Funeral service on Wednesday 8th November at 1pm in The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Proby Street, Maryburgh, thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, for Fodderty House Residents Fund, may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

30 October 2017

Longton (Inverness)

Peacefully after a short illness on 22nd October 2017, Mick, aged 58 years, Brinckman Terrace, Inverness, a loving husband, father, son and brother.  Funeral service on Wednesday 1st November at 1pm in the Barn Church, Culloden to which all friends are respectfully invited thereafter interment private.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, for the Royal Marsden Palliative Care may be given at the service of forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

30 October 2017

Cormack (Inverness)

Peacefully at Ballifeary House, Inverness on Sunday 29th October 2017, Alexander (Sandy) Cormack, aged 87 years, Rosedene Court, Inverness, (former Beadle of St Stephen’s Church).  Beloved husband of Isabel Gray and the late Katherine Calder.  Much loved dad of Christine and Ali, also a dear father in law, grandfather, great grandad, step dad, brother in law and uncle.  Funeral service on Monday 6th November at 1.30pm in St Stephen’s Church, Southside Road, Inverness, thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, for Marie Curie and Macmillan Cancer Support may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

23 November 2017

Butterfield (Killearnan)

We are so grateful to everyone who attended Dave Butterfield’s end of life ceremony on Tuesday 14th November.  Especially Elaine Smith, Simon Cohen, Barbara Catton, Jim Monahan and John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall.  Also everyone who has supported us throughout his illness including all the NHS staff and staff at Maggie’s who have all been exemplary.  Thank you.

22 November 2017

Newlands (Inverness)

The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the many relatives, friends and neighbours who sent messages of sympathy, flowers and helped during their recent sad loss of Ali.  Grateful thanks to Halde Pottinger for his fitting service and to all staff at Ward 7A Raigmore Hospital for their care and attention.  Thanks also to all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.  We also wish to thank everyone who donated to the sum of £242.00 at the service for the Royal British Legion Poppy Fund in Ali’s memory.

22 November 2017

MacCuish (Inverness)

The family of the late Finlay MacCuish wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy at this sad time.  Grateful thanks to Cairn Medical Practice, the Community Nurses and Palliative Care Unit.  Thanks also to Rev K D MacLeod, Rev Goldby and Rev Neil Ross and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for all their help.

14 November 2017

Newman (Beauly)

Joye’s family warmly thank all those who attended the celebration of her life, and the many who shared their thoughts and memories with us.  The sum of £122.00 was given for Joye’s favourite charity, the Royal British Legion. Special thanks to celebrant, Halde Pottinger for his personal touches and to those at John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall for their sensitivity. 

14 November 2017

Acock (Inverness / Contin)

Mr & Mrs Rod Acock and family wish to convey their heartfelt thanks to all friends and members of the Jehovah Witness congregations for their kind expressions of sympathy and support extended to them at this very sad bereavement – by cards, telephone calls and emails.  They would particularly wish to thank all the staff at Fodderty House Care Home for their exceptional level of care afforded to Kathleen over the last 2 years.  She could not have been in a better or more caring place.  They would also like to thank Daniel Boswell and Stephen Purcell for their magnificent efforts in making the service at Kingdom Hall memorable.  They would like to thank all who gave so generously to Fodderty House Care Home.  Finally they would like to thank all the staff of John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall for their sensitive and compassionate support with the funeral arrangements.

14 November 2017

Cormack (Inverness)

Isabel, Christine and Brian and Ali and Diane wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the cards, flowers and messages of sympathy received following the sad loss of Sandy, a much loved husband and Dad.  Special thanks to Ballifeary House for their dedicated care and to the Riverside Medical Practice.  Grateful thanks to the Rev Arthur Sinclair for his comforting and uplifting service.  Sincere thanks to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their compassionate and professional support and guidance and to the Lochardil Hotel for the catering.  Finally thanks to all who came to pay their last respects at the church and graveside and to those who gave generously to Marie Curie and Macmillan Cancer Support raising £605.00.

8 November 2017

Walls (Nairn / Inverness)

The family of the late Jane Walls wish to thank all relatives and friends for the many messages of support and sympathy received during their sad loss.  Grateful thanks to the staff at Whinnieknowe Care Home for their dedicated care.  Special thanks to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, in particular Drew Green for his sensitivity with the funeral arrangements.  Sincere thanks to Rev Don MacAskill for his comforting words and to William MacKenzie for assistance in the service.  Kind thanks to the Beefeater who served them a nice meal.

8 November 2017

Bruce (Dingwall)

The family of the late Rosemary Bruce wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent sad bereavement, personally, by letter, card and telephone.  Most grateful thanks for all the kind visits made to Rosemary over the past 18 months.  They also wish to thank the doctors and nursing staff of Ward 6A, Raigmore Hospital and doctors at Dingwall Medical Practice, especially Dr John Miller and Dr Moira McKenna for their care and attention over the years and to all the staff and carers at Wyvis House Care Home, Dingwall for making Rosemary’s life so comfortable in recent months.  Special thanks to Rev Stephen Macdonald for his personal and uplifting service. We would like to thank those who generously donated towards Macmillan Cancer Support and Wyvis House Residents Social Fund.  Finally thank you to Sarah Maclean and all at John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements. 

6 November 2017

Whiles (Cullicudden)

Mr Whiles and family would like to thank all those relatives, friends and neighbours who offered kindness, support and expressions of sympathy during their recent bereavement.  Special thanks to Rev T Burns for the exceptional service and to the Women’s Fellowship of Culbokie Church Centre.  Finally thank you to John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall whose compassion and support was invaluable.

2 November 2017

SMITH (INVERNESS)

The family of the late Nan Strachan Smith wish to thank all relatives and friends for the many kind expressions of sympathy extended to them following their sad loss; personally, by letter and telephone.  They also wish to acknowledge Dr J. O’Rourke at Cairn Medical Practice and all the carers who helped during Nan’s latter years.  Special thanks to Rev. Dr Peter Donald for his unfailing time and comfort given to the family throughout Nan’s life and his uplifting service appreciated by all.  Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, for their excellent funeral arrangements.

2 November 2017

WATT (INVERNESS)

Frank, Michael and their families would like to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind and thoughtful expressions of sympathy received following the loss of their dear mam and granny Nancy Watt. Thank you also to medical and nursing staff at Raigmore Hospital and Riverside Medical Practice for their care to Nancy over the years, and the girls from Gateway who had become part of her daily life over the last few months.  Sincere thanks to Rev. Alistair Murray for his comforting words and to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, for their compassionate and professional support and guidance.

1 November 2017

MACGREGOR (INVERNESS)

The family of the late Rose MacGregor wish to thank all relatives and friends for the many messages of support and sympathy during their sad loss.  Grateful thanks to the staff at Riverside Medical Practice, Raigmore Hospital – in particular ward 7A for their dedicated care and the Macmillan nurses.  Special thanks to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, in particular Drew Green for his sensitivity with the funeral arrangements.  Thanks to Halde Pottinger for his uplifting service which was a fitting tribute to Rose.  The sum of £336.10 was raised, which will be donated to OCHRE.

31 October 2017

Mortimore (Muir of Ord)

Pamela and the family of the late Peter Mortimore wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Grateful thanks to all the doctors, nurses and specialists from both Strathlene and Croyard Medical Practices, as well as the District and Marie Curie Nurses for their excellent support and to Contrast Care whose compassion helped us through each day.  Special thanks to celebrant Alan Smurthwaite for his patience and fitting service and to Sarah Maclean and all the staff at John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall for arranging such a perfect funeral.

 

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31 October 2017

Lee (Inverness)

David and Elspeth Lee and Alison and Angus MacAskill wish to extend their most sincere and heartfelt thankfulness to all relatives, friends and neighbours for all the warm and thoughtful expressions of sympathy and love extended to them following the sad loss of their beloved dad – David Lee.  Special thanks to Doctors Peel and Lambie and all other staff at the Renal Palliative Care Clinic at Raigmore Hospital and to staff at Riverside Medical Practice for their care and attention over many years.  To the staff of the Highland Hospice, we offer our most sincere gratitude for the dedicated, skillful, professional and cheerful way in which Dad was cared for during his last week with us.  The whole family felt as if we were wrapped in a very secure and comforting cloak of compassion as we spent many hours with him in the Hospice and we are immeasurably appreciative that you enabled Dad to pass away so peacefully in such calm, tranquil surroundings.  We wish to offer our wholehearted thanks to Dad’s most recent carer – Mr James Davidson, who became such a special friend in the last few months and demonstrated such a high level of care way beyond his call of duty.  Also our deep appreciation goes to neighbours Henry and Christine Cairns for their constant support and attention which was such a source of reassurance to us.  Our warmest thanks to Rev Colin MacLeod for spiritual care and for conducting such a comforting and uplifting funeral service which we feel captured the true essence of our darling Dad.  Our deep appreciation is extended to all the staff at John Fraser & Son, Funeral Directors, Chapel Street, Inverness with a special mention of our dear friend Vicki Fraser for her extremely efficient, sensitive and dignified handling of all the funeral arrangements.  Our thanks also go to the management and staff of Kingsmills Hotel, Inverness for providing such a high standard of catering following the interment.  Finally, our sincere thanks to all the many people who came to pay their last respects to David at the church and graveside and donated so handsomely to the Highland Hospice.  The sum of £1000.00 was raised in David’s memory.

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  • National Association of Funeral Directors
  • Society of Allied & Independent Funeral Directors
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  • Association of Green Funeral Directors
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