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Family Notices

19 April 2018

MacGruer (Kirkwall)

Suddenly at home in Kirkwall, on Friday 13th April 2018, Donald John MacGruer, aged 82 years, husband of the late Christina MacRae, much loved father of Ian and daughter-in-law Kim, and devoted "Granda Orkney" of Glen and Brodie.  Funeral service on Friday 27th April at 1.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Donations are invited at the service for the RNLI or forwarded to the Funeral Directors.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

19 April 2018

Graham (Inverness)

Peacefully in the loving care of the staff at Urray House Care Home, Muir of Ord on 18th April 2018, James Low Graham, (The Griddle), aged 88 years, late of Craig Phadrig Terrace, Inverness.  Beloved husband of the late Margaret (nee Campbell), a dearly loved father, grandfather, brother and uncle.  Funeral service on Monday 23rd April at 11am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness.  All welcome to attend.  Interment North Tolsta, Isle of Lewis.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Friends of Urray House at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

16 April 2018

MacDonald (Inverness)

Passed away at home on 12th April 2018. Trudy, aged 71 years, Edington Road, Inverness, (retired HMRC and British Rail).  Beloved wife of Ian, loving mother of Kerry, Claire and Keith, devoted Nanny to James, Sean, Daniel and Ellie, also a dear sister and aunt.  Funeral ceremony on Monday 23rd April at 1pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited at the service for Cancer Research UK or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

12 April 2018

Ekelund (inverness)

The funeral service of the late Anne Ekelund of Resaurie took place on Thursday 5th April 2018 in Inverness Crematorium.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

12 April 2018

Sinclair (North Kessock)

Passed away at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 10th April 2018, Kenneth Sinclair, aged 85 years, latterly of North Kessock, formerly of Glasgow, South Africa, Fortrose and Rosemarkie.  Beloved husband of Maree.  Funeral ceremony on Friday 20th April at 11am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  No flowers please but donations are invited at the ceremony for Alzheimer Scotland or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

12 April 2018

MacAllister (Dingwall)

Suddenly at home with his family around him, George MacAllister, aged 60 years, Bruce Avenue, Dingwall, beloved husband to Mary, much loved dad to Donna, Kerry, Mark and Kris, a magical granda, also a loving son and brother.  A Celebration of his life will be held on Friday 20th April at 9am at Inverness Crematorium.  All friends and family welcome.  No flowers please but donations are invited at the ceremony for Save the Children or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

11 April 2018

Allingham (Fort Augustus)

Peacefully at the Telford Centre, Fort Augustus, on 20th March 2018, Joyce Allingham, aged 95 years, formerly of Auchterawe.  Beloved wife of the late Jim, much loved sister of Richard and sister in law of Marjory, also a dear aunt of Derek and Anne. Funeral Ceremony on Wednesday 18th April at 11am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

11 April 2018

Burns (Dingwall)

The Interment of Cremated Remains of the late T.S.H. Burns (Sanders), Dalnamara, Ferry Road, Dingwall, will take place at Mitchell Cemetery on Saturday 21st April at 10am.  All welcome to attend.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, tel 01349 808666.

11 April 2018

Cameron (Conon Bridge)

Peacefully at home in Conon Bridge on 6th April 2018, Joyce Cameron (nee Gervaise).  Funeral Ceremony on Wednesday 18th April at 1pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited at the ceremony for Marie Curie and Maggie’s Highlands or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

11 April 2018

Lovell (Lairg)

At home on 5th April 2018, Nick Lovell, aged 64 years, Lairg.  Funeral Private.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

11 April 2018

Cairns (Strathpeffer)

Peacefully in the care of Strathallan House Residential Home, Strathpeffer on 8th April 2018, Margaret Cairns, aged 95 years.  Funeral private.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, tel 01349 808666.

11 April 2018

Main (Inverness)

Suddenly at home on 28th March 2018, Johan, aged 59 years, MacKintosh Road, Inverness.  Beloved partner of Gordon MacKenzie, dearly loved sister of Phoebe, Rona and Duncan, much loved mum of the late William.  Funeral Ceremony on Monday 16th April at 1pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited at the ceremony for Marie Curie or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

11 April 2018

Johnson (Inverness)

Peacefully in the care of Aden House Care Home, Inverness, on 9th April 2018, Elizabeth May Johnson (Lily), aged 88 years, Mayfield Road, Inverness.  Funeral Ceremony on Thursday 19th April at 2pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

10 April 2018

Macdonald (North Kessock)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 5th April 2018, Donald Macdonald (Dan), aged 87 years, Charleston, North Kessock.  Beloved husband of Jean, much loved father of Anne, Ronald and the late Michael and Caroline, loving granda, great granda and a dear brother.  Funeral service on Tuesday 17th April at 10.30am in Knockbain Free Church, North Kessock, thereafter to Tore Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Flowers welcome or donations are invited for Elmgrove Care Home at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

10 April 2018

Taylor (Inverness)

On 5th April 2018 in the exceptional care of Ward 2A, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, Jessie (Jay) Noble, Inverness, 12 days before her 96th birthday.  Beloved wife of the late John, dearly loved by her daughter Iris, grandsons John and Andrew and all of her family.  Funeral service on Tuesday 17th April at 1pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness thereafter to Kilchuimen Cemetery, Fort Augustus (cortege to arrive approx 2.30pm).  All friends respectfully invited.  Flowers welcome or donations are invited for Ward 2A, Raigmore Hospital at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

9 April 2018

Grant (Daviot)

Peacefully at the Highland Hospice, Inverness on 6th April 2018 Ian Grant, aged 82 years, of Daviot.  A dearly loved husband, dad, grandpa and brother.  Funeral service on Friday 13th April at 11am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited at the service for the Highland Hospice or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

5 April 2018

Clamp (Inverness)

Peacefully at the Highland Hospice, Inverness on 27th March 2018, Graham John Clamp, aged 68 years, 17 Diriebught Road, Inverness.   Funeral Ceremony on Wednesday 11th April at 12 noon in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

5 April 2018

Perch-Nielsen (Lentran)

A memorial gathering to celebrate the life of Klaus Perch-Nielsen will be held on Saturday, 19 May, at 2pm at Berryfield House, Lentran, IV3 8RJ. Enquiries to John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness Tel (01463) 233366. 

5 April 2018

Weir (Ardgay)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 3rd April 2018, Helen Weir (nee Ross), formerly of Ardgay, beloved wife of the late Danny, much loved mother of Yvonne and Gordon, loving nana of Shelley and Ruben.  Funeral Ceremony on Thursday 12th April at 2.30pm in the funeral home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness to which all are respectfully invited; thereafter interment private.  Family flowers only please.  Car parking available at the funeral home.

3 April 2018

Timcke (Glenmoriston)

At RNI Community Hospital, Inverness on 2nd April 2018, Irene Edna Timcke, aged 87 years, Glenmoriston.  Graveside ceremony on Monday 9th April at 1pm in Invermoriston Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.

3 April 2018

Leathem (Inverness)

Peacefully at the Highland Hospice, Inverness on 30th March 2018, Elma Leathem, aged 80 years, Kintail Crescent, Inverness.  Beloved wife of the late Jock, a much loved mum, granny, great granny and sister.  Sadly missed by family and friends.  Funeral service on Tuesday 10th April at 11am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for the Highland Hospice may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

3 April 2018

MacKenzie (Glenurquhart)

Peacefully on 2nd April 2018 at Kingsmills Care Home, Inverness, Kathleen Aird Urquhart MacKenzie (nee MacDonald), aged 78 years, formerly of Blairbeg, Drumnadrochit, Inverness-shire.  Daughter of the late Kenny and Margaret MacDonald, dearly beloved wife of the late Alasdair, devoted mum to John, Julia, Somerled and the late Kathleen, much loved grandmother to Natalie, Kristie, Samuel, Elizabeth, Nathan, Alasdair and Duncan.  Beloved sister of Ken, Jim and the late Ian and Jennifer MacDonald.  Funeral service on Tuesday 10th April at 1.30pm in Glen Urquhart Free Church, Milton, Drumnadrochit, followed by interment in New Kilmore Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please but donations, if desired may be given at the service for Glenurquhart Care Centre or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

29 March 2018

Macdonald (North Kessock)

Peacefully at Shoremill Care Home, Cromarty on 27th March 2018, after a long illness, Jimmy, aged 84 years, Charleston, North Kessock.  Loving husband of Margaret, also a dear brother and brother in law.  Funeral service on Thursday 5th April at 10.30am in Knockbain Free Church, North Kessock thereafter to Tore Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations if desired, for Shoremill Care Home and Parkinson’s (Inverness) may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

28 March 2018

Brown (Torridon)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 26th March 2018, Alan W J Brown, aged 85 years, Torridon.  Cremation private.

28 March 2018

Fox (Kirkwall)

On 11th December 2017, Philip Edward Fox, aged 44 years, Kirkwall.  Cremation private.

28 March 2018

Escott (Inverness)

Peacefully at home on 25th March 2018, Dr Trevor, aged 80 years, Inverness, surrounded by all his family.  Much loved husband, father, grandfather and brother.  Funeral service on Thursday 12th April at 11am in Ness Bank Church, Inverness, to which all friends are respectfully invited, thereafter cremation private.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for Marie Curie and Highland Hospice may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

28 March 2018

Hay (Beauly)

At home on 24th March 2018, Caroline Hay, aged 60 years, Beauly.  Beloved wife of the late Scott and much loved mum of Grace.  Funeral private at her own request.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors: John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, tel 01349 808666.

27 March 2018

Stewart (Aberdeen / Inverness)

At Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 9th March 2018, Barbara Stewart, aged 78 years, formerly of Pennan Road, Aberdeen and latterly of Kingsmills Care Home, Inverness.  Funeral Ceremony on Wednesday 4th April at 2pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

19 April 2018

Grant (Daviot)

The family of the late Ian Grant would like to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement.  Special thanks to all the staff at the Highland Hospice for their care and attention.  Grateful thanks to Rev J Cuthbert for his uplifting service and to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

18 April 2018

Main (Inverness)

Gordon, Phoebe, Duncan and Rona would like to thank all friends and neighbours for their kind words of sympathy and support received through this difficult time.  Many thanks to all who attended Johan’s service with thanks to Halde Pottinger for his lovely service and to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Funeral Directors, Chapel Street, Inverness for all their help with the excellent funeral arrangements.

15 Mackintosh Road, Inverness.

18 April 2018

Escott (Inverness)

Mrs Escott and family wish to thank all friends who contacted them recently, and those who attended the funeral.  £1000.00 was raised for Marie Curie and the Hospice.  Grateful thanks to all doctors, nurses and ancillary staff for their care.  Special thanks to Rev Fiona Smith for her uplifting service.  Funeral arrangements by John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness were much appreciated, as was the catering by The Waterside Hotel.

17 April 2018

MacKenzie (Glenurquhart)

The family of the late Kathleen MacKenzie (nee MacDonald) wish to thank most sincerely all relatives and friends for the many expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent sad bereavement, for the letters, cards, and many other acts of kindness shown. Special thanks to Rev. Dr John Ross and Rev. Alec Stewart for their comforting and uplifting service, Ken Fraser for precenting, Vicki Fraser, Drew Green and staff at John Fraser & Son, Funeral Directors, Chapel Street, Inverness, for their kind and sensitive handling of all arrangements. Finally, heartfelt thanks to all those who paid their last respects at the funeral. The sum of £319.10 was raised for the Glen Urquhart Care Centre in memory of Kathleen.

 Laggantrottan and Oakbank, Milton, Drumnadrochit.

13 April 2018

Macdonald (Drumnadrochit)

Family and friends of the late Christina (Chris) MacDonald wish to thank you for your kind messages of sympathy in their recent bereavement.  Special thanks to Ach An Eas Care Home for the continued care and support given to Chris.  Thanks also to the Glenurquhart Care Centre for the help Chris received at home.  To John Fraser & Son Funeral Directors, Chapel Street, Inverness especially Sarah Maclean for her exceptional kindness and attention to detail.  Grateful thanks also to Rev Hugh Watt for his comforting service.

12 April 2018

Leathem (Inverness)

The family of the late Elma Leathem wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to Dr Syme, Riverside Medical Practice and the doctors at Raigmore Hospital for their care over many years and to the wonderful staff at the Highland Hospice.  Thanks also to all who attended the funeral service and donated so generously the amount of £734.60 to the Highland Hospice.  Special thanks to Rev. Bart Buell for his uplifting service.  Finally, many thanks to Drew Green and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

11 April 2018

Macdonald (North Kessock)

Margaret and family wish to sincerely thank all those who offered messages of condolence after Jimmy’s recent passing.  Special appreciation is extended to Shoremill Care Home and Parkinson’s (Inverness) for their outstanding care and support over the years and who will be the recipients of all donations which totalled £600.00.  To Rev Farquhar Renwick and the congregation of The Knockbain Free Church, North Kessock, thank you for your kind words before, during and after the service and for the excellent lunch provided.  To John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their compassionate care of the funeral arrangements, a sincere thank you.

3 April 2018

Paterson (Drumnadrochit)

The family of the late Elsie Paterson would like to thank all friends and family for their kindness and sympathy at this sad time.  Special thanks to the staff at Raigmore Hospital, especially nursing staff of Ward 3A for their wonderful care, also the carers from Glenurquhart Centre, Drumnadrochit for all their help and support.  Grateful thanks to Rev H Watt for his help and comforting service.  The sum of £173.75 was collected at the service for Raigmore Hospital Children’s Ward.  Finally thank you to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

2 April 2018

Latham (Inverness)

Mary and family wish to convey their heartfelt thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for their kindness and tremendous support following the very sad loss of Tony.  We also thank the Rev’d Canon Dr John Cuthbert, the Rev’d Fiona Smith and the Rev’d Dr Clare Caley for an uplifting service – a celebration of Tony’s life.  Grateful thanks also to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, for their sympathetic and caring guidance.  The sum of £233.40 was kindly donated to the British Heart Foundation.

28 March 2018

MacDonald (Inverness)

The family of the late Jean MacDonald wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to Aden House and all who cared for Jean over the past year and to all who attended the funeral service and generously donated the amount of £443.50.  Special thanks to Rev A Murray for his uplifting service and to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their excellent funeral arrangements.

28 March 2018

Barrie (INverness)

The family of the late Jack Barrie wish to thank most sincerely all relatives and friends for the kind expressions of sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement and also for all the beautiful floral tributes received.  They also wish to thank the staff at Meallmore Nursing Home for their compassionate care and all who attended the funeral service and donated so generously on behalf of Alzheimer Scotland.  Special thanks to Rev Fiona Smith for her uplifting service.  Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

28 March 2018

Fraser (Inverness)

Mr and Mrs Campbell and family would like to thank all friends and relatives for the kindness and sympathy shown to them during their recent bereavement.  They also wish to thank the staff at Aden House Residential Home for their loving care of Lewis over the past two years.  Thanks too, to the Rev Morven Archer for her help and understanding during this difficult time.  Finally, thank you to Sarah Maclean of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for her help and support with the funeral arrangements.

28 March 2018

MacMillan (Drumnadrochit)

Duncan and family would like to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for the kindness and support extended during the sad loss of Linda. Special thanks to Drumnadrochit Medical Practice, the Scottish Ambulance Service and George Reid. Grateful thanks to Laura Gillespie (Humanist Society Scotland) for her comforting service, to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their compassion and expertise throughout. Finally, thanks to all those who attended the service and graveside to pay their last respects to Linda and who donated £574.25 in aid of Chest, Heart & Stroke Association.

26 March 2018

MCGEE (INVERNESS)

The family of the late George Kerr McGee wish to thank all family and friends for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them following their recent sad loss.  Grateful thanks to doctors and nurses in Ward 2A Raigmore Hospital, carers of HHC, doctors, nurses for care at home and Marie Curie Nurses.  Thanks also to Father Domenico Zanre for spiritual comfort.  Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support and to Lochardil House Hotel for providing the catering after the service.  The sum of £552.00 was raised for Marie Curie and the Chest, Heart & Stroke Association.

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