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Family Notices

19 October 2017

Walls (Nairn / Inverness)

Peacefully at Whinnieknowe Care Home, Nairn on 18th October 2017, Jane Walls (Jean), aged 98 years, late of Thornbush Inn, Inverness, a much loved aunt, cousin and friend.  Funeral service on Monday 6th November at 10.30am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for Whinnieknowe Care Home may be given at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

16 October 2017

Mortimore (Muir of Ord)

Peacefully at home, surrounded by his family after a long illness, on 13th October 2017, Peter Mortimore, aged 86 years, Corrie, Muir of Ord.  He will be remembered with a smile and sadly missed by his loving wife Pamela, his sons Paul and Patrick and his daughter Patricia, as well as all of his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Funeral ceremony on Monday 23rd October at 11am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired to Marie Curie may be given at the ceremony or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

13 October 2017

Greig, (Dingwall)

Peacefully at the Highland Hospice, Inverness on 10th October 2017, Ian Richard Greig, aged 64 years, much beloved husband of Marion and father of Fiona, Stuart and Alastair.  Only son of the late Eric W.H. and Ivy (Irene) Greig, Aberdeen.  Funeral service on Thursday 19th October at 1pm in Inverness Crematorium to which all friends are respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, for the Highland Hospice and Maggie’s Highland, may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

13 October 2017

Lee (Inverness)

Very peacefully in the calm serenity of the Highland Hospice, Inverness, on 12th October 2017, David Lee, aged 88 years, 13 Culduthel Place, Inverness. Very dearly loved by his late wife Margaret, precious dad of David and wife Elspeth and daughter Alison and husband Angus, he was respected and adored by his grandchildren, Ewan, Rhona, Marianne, Naomi and Ryan and was a delightful grandpop to Maggie Nell.  He was a special brother, uncle, brother in law, cousin and friend to many.  Funeral service on Saturday 21st October at 10am in the Free North Church, Bank Street, Inverness thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  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.

11 October 2017

MacKeith (Fortrose)

Jane MacKeith, Fortrose, passed away on 5th October 2017.  Funeral private at her own request.

10 October 2017

MacRae (Lochinver)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, after a long illness on 8th October 2017, John Albert MacRae, aged 83 years, formerly of 123 Clachtoll, Lochinver and latterly of the Meadows Care Home, Dornoch, a much loved father, grandfather and brother.  Funeral Service on Monday 16th October at 12 noon in Lochinver Free Church thereafter to Stoer Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, for RNLI, may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors: John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

9 October 2017

Fraser (Rosemarkie)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 6th October 2017, James (Roy) Fraser, aged 72 years, formerly of Flowerburn House, Fortrose, much loved brother of Alisdair, Graham, Rosemary and Jennifer, brother in law of Rita and Carole and dear uncle of Jonathon, Richard, James and Anna.  Funeral service on Friday 13th October at 12 noon in Inverness Crematorium.  Family flowers only please.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel. 01463 233366.

5 October 2017

Carruthers (Aviemore / Inverness)

Peacefully at home on 3rd October 2017, Irene Carruthers, aged 71 years, retired teacher at Aviemore Primary School, beloved wife of Sandy, much loved mum of Stroma, loving Nannyfrance of Jamie and Kaitlin, also a dear mother in law and sister.  Funeral service on Wednesday 11th October at 11am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, to 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.

2 October 2017

Reid (Fort Augustus)

In the care of the Royal Oldham Hospital on 21st September 2017, Gary Clark Reid, aged 33 years, of Fort Augustus.  Funeral Service on Wednesday 4th October at 12 noon in Fort Augustus Church of Scotland thereafter to Strathoich Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired may be given for Cancer Research UK at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors.

28 September 2017

Black (Newton Stewart / Muir of Ord)

At home on 21st September 2017, Peter Black, aged 59 years, (Williamson Group) formerly Newton Stewart, latterly Muir of Ord.  Funeral service on Tuesday 3rd October at 1.30pm in the RNI Chapel, Ness Walk, Inverness thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired in Peter’s memory may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

28 September 2017

MacArthur (Inverness)

Tragically at home on 15th September 2017, Margaret MacKintosh MacArthur, aged 71 years, Island Bank Road, Inverness, beloved wife of William, a much loved mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.  Funeral service on Tuesday 3rd October at 10am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  No flowers please but donations, if desired for Cystic Fibrosis may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

26 September 2017

Calder (Inverness)

Peacefully at his home on 22nd September 2017, after a short illness, A.M. (Sandy) Calder, aged 85 years, of Inverness, devoted husband of the late Margaret (nee Gray), adored father of Simon, Harry and Jane, proud grandfather of Alex, Emil, Finlay, Annabella, Esmé, Ally, Maisy and Maggie, also a dear brother, father in law, uncle and friend to many.  Funeral service on Monday 2nd October at 1.30pm in the Crown Church, Inverness thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for 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.

26 September 2017

McArthur (Inverness)

Peacefully at home, following a long illness, on 22 September 2017, Archibald (Archie) McMillan McArthur, aged 90 years, devoted husband of his late wife Effie, much loved father of William and Marie, dearly loved father in law of Janice, loving grandad to Daniel and Bethany. Funeral service on Saturday 30th September at 10am in the Free North Church, Bank Street, Inverness thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for Macmillan Nursing and Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

26 September 2017

Barrie (Kinlochewe)

Peacefully after a hard struggle borne with great courage and bravery, on Thursday 21st September 2017 at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Lynn, aged 26 years, Stafford Street, Aberdeen.  Dearly loved daughter of Harry and Joan, sister of Martin, granddaughter, niece, cousin and friend to many.  Funeral service on Monday 2nd October at 2pm in Kinlochewe Village Hall, thereafter to Kinlochewe Cemetery to which all friends are respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please, but donations if desired may be given at the service for Friends of Anchor at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and Anthony Nolan Trust or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

22 September 2017

Swindells (Alness)

Suddenly and unexpectedly on 19th September 2017, Rhoda Swindells, aged 74 years, Alness.  Much loved wife of Howard, mum to David and Jack, grandma to Phoebe, Lena, Alice, Milo and Edith.  Funeral ceremony on Thursday 28th September at 3.30pm in the Royal Northern Infirmary Chapel, Ness Walk, Inverness.  All friends of Rhoda and Howard are welcome to attend.  Formal dress not necessary, please dress how you wish to celebrate her life.  No flowers, donations, if desired, for Highland Hospice, may be given at the ceremony or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

17 October 2017

Fraser (Rosemarkie)

The family of the late James Roy Fraser wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to Hillcrest Nursing Home for the care provided over many years and to all who attended the funeral service.  Special thanks to celebrant Elaine Smith for a fitting and sensitive service.  Thanks also to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their excellent funeral arrangements.

12 October 2017

Barrie (Kinlochewe)

Harry, Joan and Martin would like to thank most sincerely all family, friends and neighbours for their thoughtful expressions of sympathy and help, personally and by way of cards and flowers during their recent sad loss of Lynn.  Grateful thanks to staff at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for their care throughout Lynn’s illness. Thanks also to Father James Anyaegbu and John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, Dingwall, for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.  Finally thank you to all who paid their last respects at the hall and graveside and who generously donated £1381.21 to Friends of Anchor and Anthony Nolan Trust. 

9 October 2017

Mackenzie (Inverness)

On behalf of Jean MacKenzie and family, we would like to thank all family and friends for their kind words and cards.  Thank you to all who joined us to celebrate Jim’s long and fulfilling life.  Thank you for all your kind donations for the RNLI and Marie Curie Nurses (£155.00).  Thank you to all Nurses and Doctors at Highland Hospice, Inverness for their care and devotion during Jim’s short Illness.  Thank you to Elizabeth Sillars (Celebrant) and to Sarah Maclean and her colleagues at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, for making the 6th October go as smoothly as possible.

5 October 2017

Calder (Inverness)

Simon, Harry and Jane Calder and their Aunt, Catherine MacKay wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent bereavement, personally, by letter and telephone and to all those who attended the funeral service and donated so generously £644.00 to Macmillan Cancer Support.  Special thanks to the Rev Dr Peter Donald for his support and uplifting service, to Dr Matheson at the Kingsmills Surgery for their care and attention and finally to Vicki Fraser, Sarah Maclean and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

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5 October 2017

MacDougall (Fortrose)

The friends of the late Mrs MacDougall would like to express their sincere thanks for the kind expressions of the sympathy extended to them in their recent sad bereavement.  They also wish to thank the staff at Ballifeary House, Inverness for their care.  Thanks also to Reverend N. Archer for the fitting service and to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

3 October 2017

Swindells (Alness)

Mr Swindells and his family would like to thank all friends and relatives who sent messages of sympathy during their recent sad loss.  Thank you also for your kind donations to the Highland Hospice.  Grateful thanks to the doctors and nurses at Raigmore Hospital for their care and attention and the doctors at Robertson Health Centre, Alness.  Special thanks to Elizabeth Sillars for a wonderful service and to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their compassionate help with the funeral arrangements.

3 October 2017

Thompson (Dingwall)

The Thompson family 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 and telephone.  They also wish to thank the doctors and nursing staff at Wyvis House Care Home for their care.  Special thanks to Rev Bruce Dempsey for his uplifting service and to all those who attended the funeral service and so generously donated over £425 to Wyvis House Staff Fund and Alzheimer Scotland.  Finally, thank you to all at John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, Dingwall, especially Vicki Fraser for their excellent care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

28 September 2017

Paton (Inverness)

The family of the late William Paton would like to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy.  They also wish to thank the Doctors and Nursing staff of Ward 2C, Raigmore Hospital for their kind care, special thanks to Rev Robert Smith for his uplifting service and to Janice Smith for her care and support at this sad time.  Finally thank you to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Vicki Fraser for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

27 September 2017

Low (Inverness)

Karen, Robert and Florence wish to express their heartfelt thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy.  Thanking Crown Medical Practice and conveying sincere gratitude to all the staff of Isobel Fraser Residential Home for their care and compassion shown to Margaret.  To the Rev Fiona Smith for the uplifting service and all her support and to Vicki Fraser, Drew Green and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness and to those whose kind generosity raised £200.00 for the Isobel Fraser Residential Comfort Fund.

26 September 2017

Rix (Fort William / Kirkhill)

Mrs Elizabeth Rix and family wish to express their sincere thanks to the many relatives, friends and neighbours for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  They also wish to thank the staff of Ward 7A, Raigmore Hospital, Dr Ross Jaffrey and Beauly District Nurses for their care and compassion during Nigel’s long illness.  Special thanks to Laura Gillespie from the Humanist Society Scotland for the moving service.  The sum of £414.11 was collected for Macmillan Cancer Support and the Salvation Army.  Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their exemplary service.

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