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Family Notices

15 December 2017

McEwan (Inverness)

At home on 14th December 2017, Dorothy Mary McEwan, beloved wife of William. Service on Friday 22nd December at 10.30am in the Free North Church, Bank Street, Inverness thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only.  Car parking available at the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 NA.

14 December 2017

Bryce (Inverness)

Very peacefully at the Highland Hospice, surrounded by her loving family on 13th December 2017, Linda Ann (nee Fraser), aged 58 years, St Andrew Drive, Inverness. Much loved wife of David, devoted mum of Claire, Gordon, Gary and the late David, dear sister of Jonny, Pamela and Tania also a loving granny, mother in law, auntie and friend to many.  Funeral Ceremony on Wednesday 20th December at 10am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness followed by committal at Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Bright colours and a smile please.  Family flowers only but donations if desired, for the Macmillan Suite, Raigmore Hospital and Highland Hospice may be given at the ceremony.  Car parking available at the funeral home.

14 December 2017

MacKenzie (Inverness)

Suddenly but very peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, on 12th December 2017, Donald (DAM Joiner), aged 71 years, Towerhill Road, Inverness, loving husband of Cona, much loved father of Mark and the late Peter, Tommy and Martin, also a dear brother and uncle.  Funeral service on Friday 22nd December at 1pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, to which all friends are respectfully invited thereafter Cremation private.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, for the Chest, Heart & Stroke Association and COPD may be given at the service.  Car parking available at the funeral home.

14 December 2017

Combes (Dalcross)

Peacefully in the care of Mains House Care Home, Newtonmore on 2nd December 2017, Victoriana (Vicky) Combes, aged 77 years, Keepers Cottage, Morayston, Dalcross, beloved wife of the late George.  Funeral service on Thursday 21st December at 1.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Petty Cemetery (Tornagrain).  All welcome to attend.  Car parking available at the funeral home.

13 December 2017

Paterson (Fort Augustus)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 8th December 2017, Patrick Cottor Paterson (Paddy), aged 84 years, Cartref, Fort Augustus and latterly of the Telford Centre.  (Former District and Regional Highland Councillor.)  Much loved husband of Jan, dearly loved dad of Jamie, David and Julie, loving grandpa of Mollie and much loved by all his extended family.  Funeral service on Monday 18th December at 1.30pm in Fort Augustus Church of Scotland thereafter to Strathoich Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for The Telford Centre and Equipment for Cill Chuimein Medical Centre may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

12 December 2017

Fraser (Inverness / Edinburgh)

Peacefully in the care of Urray House Care Home, Muir of Ord, on 10th December 2017, Barbara M. Fraser, aged 87 years, originally from Inverness, former Matron at Donaldson’s School for the Deaf, Edinburgh.  Loving sister, aunt and cousin.  Funeral service on Wednesday 20th December at 1.45pm in Dingwall Free Church; thereafter to Mitchell Hill Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired to Urray 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.

12 December 2017

Aitken (Inverness)

Peacefully at the Highland Hospice, Inverness in the presence of his wife and daughter, on 9th December 2017, John Aitken, aged 70 years, Leachkin Avenue, Inverness, (retired Inverness Painters).  Funeral service on Tuesday 19th December at 11am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired to 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.

12 December 2017

Fraser (Inverness)

Suddenly at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 9th December 2017, Lisa Fraser, aged 29 years, a much loved daughter, sister, granddaughter and partner, will be dearly missed by all her family and friends.  Funeral ceremony on Tuesday 19th December at 1.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness thereafter to Tore Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for the Highland Hospice may be given at the ceremony.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

11 December 2017

Longton (Inverness)

Peacefully with his family at the Highland Hospice on 8th December 2017, Ross Alexander, aged 27 years, Brinckman Terrace, Inverness, a loving husband, son and brother.  Funeral service on Saturday 16th December at 11am in the Barn Church, Culloden, thereafter to Cawdor Churchyard.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations if desired, for Hand In Hand For Syria may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

8 December 2017

Murray (Inverness)

Peacefully at home on 6th December 2017, after an illness borne with great courage and humour, Janet (nee Grant) Bruce Gardens, Inverness, retired midwife.  Much loved wife of the late Alistair Murray, devoted mam of Audrey, Elaine and Janice, proud and loving granny, mother in law, sister in law and auntie, loving sister of Jean, Marina and the late May and Wilma and a dear friend to many.  Funeral service on Wednesday 13th December at 1.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for Cancer Research UK may be given at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

30 November 2017

Wharton (Beauly)

Suddenly at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on Saturday 25th November, Iain David Cameron Wharton, beloved husband of Anne-Mary Paterson.  Cremation private at his own request.  Thanksgiving Service on Friday 8th December at 2.30pm in Kilmorack Parish Church, Beauly to which all are welcome to attend. Family flowers only please.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

29 November 2017

Johnson (Edinburgh / Bermuda / Inverness)

It is with the deepest sadness, we announce the passing of Alastair ‘Shakey’ Johnson, peacefully at the Southside home, Inverness, on 25th November 2017, aged 86 years.  Well loved father of sons Roderick and Steven, and granddad to Cassidy, he will be sadly missed by family and friends alike.  Funeral service on Friday 8th December at 2pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness.  All friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only, but donations may be made to Dementia UK if so desired.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.  The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Anna & Hassan who have helped him immensely during their long-term friendship.

29 November 2017

Robertson (Nairn)

Suddenly at home on 23rd November 2017, aged 74 years, William Archibald (Bill) Robertson QPM, of Nairn, former Chief Constable of Northern Constabulary and Assistant Chief Constable of Strathclyde Police. Dearly loved husband of Isabel, loving father of Stuart, Gordon and Alan. Much cherished Grandpa to Amy, Euan, Callum, Neil, Iain, Alexis and Erica. Funeral service on Tuesday 5th December at 12 noon in Nairn Old Parish Church thereafter to Inverness Crematorium (approximate time of arrival 2pm).  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

28 November 2017

Harding (Muir of Ord)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 24th November 2017, Anne Fraser Harding (nee Whyte), aged 96 years, of Urray House, Muir of Ord.  Much loved wife of the late Eric, treasured mum of Sandra and the late Roy, a dear nan, great nan and mother in law.  Funeral service on Wednesday 6th December at 1.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness thereafter to Tore Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for Urray House may be given at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

28 November 2017

Beattie (Brora)

At Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 26th November 2017, James Scott Beattie (Jim), aged 75 years.  Funeral private at his own request.  Donations, if desired for Macmillan Cancer Support may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

28 November 2017

MacLennan (North Kessock)

Peacefully at the Highland Hospice, Inverness on 23rd November 2017, surrounded by his family, Alexander (Sandy) MacLennan, aged 85 years, North Kessock, late of Drynie and Fettes Sawmill.  Much loved husband of the late Ruby, Dad to Hazel, Sandra, Bim, Sandy and Vicky, a dear grandad and great grandad and sadly missed by all the family.  Funeral service on Monday 4th December at 10am in Knockbain Church of Scotland, Munlochy thereafter to Tore Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for the Highland Hospice may be given at the church or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

27 November 2017

Munro (Inverness)

Peacefully at RNI Community Hospital, Inverness on 24th November 2017, Finlay (Sandy) Munro, aged 71 years, Diriebught Road, Inverness beloved husband of the late Mary, much loved dad of Karen.  Funeral Ceremony on Monday 4th December at 1pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness thereafter to Auldearn Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Flowers welcome or donations, if desired for Cancer Research UK may be given at the ceremony.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

24 November 2017

McCarthy (Cannich)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 23rd November 2017, Malcolm McCarthy, aged 83 years, 3 Comar Gardens, Cannich.  Much loved husband of Marjory, dearly loved dad of Angela and Calum, adored grandad of Tracy and George and great grandad of Jake, Jodi and Ryan, dear brother of Crawford and Margaret.  Funeral service on Friday 1st December at 1.30pm in Cannich Church of Scotland, thereafter to Fasnakyle Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, to the Stalkers & Shepherds Association, may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

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.

13 December 2017

Beattie (Brora)

Mrs Annie Beattie and family would like to express their sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours who sent flowers and messages of sympathy in our sad loss.  Grateful thanks to Raigmore Doctors and Nurses at the Macmillan Suite and Doctors at Brora Health Centre for taking care of Jim over the years.  Donations given at the service – £200.00 – will be donated to Macmillan Cancer Support.  Thanks also to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and support with the funeral arrangements.

11 December 2017

McCarthy (Cannich)

Marjory, Angela, Calum and families of the late Malcolm McCarthy wish to thank all relatives and friends for their kind sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to staff at Aird Medical Practice, Beauly also to the District Nurses, Beauly and Raigmore Hospital and ambulance staff for their care over many years and to all who attended the funeral service and donated so generously the amount of £714.42 to the Stalkers and Shepherds Association.  Thanks to Rev Ian Manson for his uplifting service.  Thanks also to Sarah Maclean and all at John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements, they were excellent.

8 December 2017

Robertson (Nairn)

Isabel and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy following the sad loss of Bill.  Special thanks to Rev Alison Mehigan for her uplifting service and pastoral care.  Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their professionalism, sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

8 December 2017

Harding (Muir of Ord)

The family of the late Anne Harding would like to thank relatives, friends and especially Urray House for all the care they gave mum over the years.  Thanks to Rev Scott Polworth for a lovely service also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness.

6 December 2017

Munro (Inverness)

The family of the late Finlay Munro wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their sympathy and support during this sad time. Thank you for the flowers and generous donations totalling £476.00 for Cancer Research UK.  Thanks to the staff of Ward 5a Raigmore Hospital and Ward 2 in the RNI Community Hospital for their care and support. Special thanks to Elizabeth Sillars for the touching service and to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their professional service with the funeral arrangements.

5 December 2017

LLoyd (Rosemarkie)

As we lovingly remember Tom.  His wife Dorothy, children Ronan, Sally and Kevin wish to sincerely thank all those who comforted and sympathised with us on our sad loss.  We wish to thank those family members who attended the funeral, travelling long distances to do so and also for the very many who sent letters of sympathy, Mass cards and cards, not forgetting the generous donations in Tom’s memory for the Highland Hospice.  We will be forever grateful to Dr Edward Patterson, Dr Jeremy Keen, Doctors, Nurses and staff of both Raigmore Hospital and Highland Hospice, Inverness.  Doctors and Nurses of Fortrose Medical Practice and staff of Boots the Chemist, Fortrose.  A sincere thank you to Bishop Peter Moran for conducting a moving funeral service.    Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and Drew Green of John Fraser & Son, Funeral Directors, Chapel Street, Inverness, for their guidance, professionalism and flexibility.  A special thank you to the many friends, relatives, neighbours and work colleagues who were good to Tom during his dreadful illness.

“Now May He Rest In Peace.”

2 December 2017

Davidson (Inverness)

The family of the late Nellie Davidson wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to the staff at St Olaf’s Care Home, Nairn for their outstanding care over the last four and half years and to all who attended the funeral service and donated £355.50 to 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.

1 December 2017

Henry (Strathpeffer)

The family of the late Stewart Henry wish to thank all relations and friends for their sympathy and support shown in their recent bereavement.  Thanks also to Father Len Black for his continuing support as well as an uplifting service.  Donations in Stewart’s name for the Renal Unit at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness totalled £500.06.  Thanks also to John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

30 November 2017

Fraser (Drumnadrochit)

The family of the late Hugh Alexander Frank (Francis) Fraser wish to thank all relatives and friends for their sympathy and support during their recent sad loss.  Thank you also for the generous donations totalling £235.00 to Maggie’s Highlands and Macmillan Nurses.  A special mention to Ward 7C, Raigmore Hospital for their care of the family and also to Laura Gillespie, Humanist for the touching service and to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and sensitivity with the funeral arrangements.

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.

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