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Family Notices

18 May 2017

MacRae (Dingwall)

Peacefully on Monday 15th May 2017, in the loving care of Ballifeary House Care Home, Inverness, Isabella (Ella), aged 85 years, former Nursing Officer, Dumbarton Joint Hospital.  Dearly loved aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend.  Funeral service on Friday 26th May at 11am in the Free Presbyterian Church, Dingwall, thereafter to Applecross Cemetery (cortege to arrive approx. 3pm).  All welcome to attend.  No flowers please.  Arrangements by John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, tel 01349 808666.

18 May 2017

McGREGOR (INVERNESS)

Suddenly at home on 15th May 2017, Gill McGregor (nee McDiarmid), aged 49 years, Huntly Court, Inverness.  Adored wife of the late Neil (Mac), dearly loved mum of Kim, loving granny to Callum and Euan, much loved sister of Fiona and David, beloved daughter of the late Dan and Linda, a treasured auntie, sister in law and friend to many.  A celebration of Gill’s life will take place on Wednesday 24th May at 1pm at Inverness Crematorium to which all friends are respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, for Prostate Cancer Scotland may be given at the ceremony or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, and 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

18 May 2017

Rodgers (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 15th May 2017, Douglas (Dougie), aged 76 years, 93 Suilven Way, Inverness, (former Highland Region Electrician).  Dearly loved husband of Elma, much loved father of Douglas, Fiona, Alison and the late Julie, a cherished grandad, great grandad and brother.  Funeral service on Monday 29th May at 10am at Inverness Crematorium.  At Dougie’s request close family and friends are welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, for the Chest, Heart & Stroke Association, may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

17 May 2017

Fraser (Dochgarroch)

Suddenly but peacefully at Raigmore Hospital after a short illness on 13th May 2017, Dorothy (nee Lobban), aged 73 years, Dochgarroch.  Dearly beloved wife of Jim, very much loved mum of Yvonne, Robbie, Steve, Laura, Sonia, Jamie, and Rory, a loving nana, great nana, sister, aunt and mother in law.  Funeral service on Tuesday 23rd May at 10.30am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Donations, if desired, for Macmillan Nurses, may be given at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

16 May 2017

Hopkinson (Ullapool)

The funeral service for the late Eric Michael Hopkinson will take place on Monday 29th May at 11am at Inverness Crematorium.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations if desired for the John Muir Trust may be given at the service.

12 May 2017

Macarthur (Dingwall)

Suddenly but peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 9th May 2017, Dolina Macarthur, aged 88 years, Cluny Road, Dingwall and formerly Breasclete, Isle of Lewis.  Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Macarthur, also a much loved mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  Funeral service on Tuesday 16th May at 11am in Callanish Free Church, Isle of Lewis, thereafter to Dalmore Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, tel 01349 808666.

12 May 2017

Henderson (Fort Augustus)

Peacefully at home with his family present on 8th May 2017, David, aged 83 years, Fort Augustus, late of Ross-shire (Foulis).  Beloved husband of the late Robertha, a much loved dad, grandad, great grandad, brother, uncle and father in law. Funeral service on Thursday 18th May at 12 noon in Fort Augustus Church of Scotland thereafter to Strathoich Cemetery, Jenkins Park.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, for the LAD Centre, Caol, may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

9 May 2017

Davis (Inverness)

Peacefully at the Royal Northern Infirmary, Inverness, on 7th May 2017, Jean Catherine Davis, aged 88 years, Achvraid Road, Inverness.  Beloved wife of the late Alex, much loved mother of Ann, treasured granny of Catriona, dear sister of Ginger, Jess, Tom, Ken and the late Elsie and mother in law to David.  Funeral service on Monday 15th May at 10.30am in Ness Bank Church, Inverness, thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, for Ness Bank Church Sanctuary Refurbishment Fund, may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

8 May 2017

Nicolson (Inverness)

Suddenly at her home on Sunday 30th April 2017, Claire Nicolson (Nee Davidson), aged 40 years, Westhill, Inverness, Darling wife of John-Alick, deeply devoted mother of Calvin, Annabell and Alick, much loved daughter of Jim and Flora Davidson, loving sister of Lisa, sister in law of the late Donald Nicolson and Andrew MacRae, daughter in law of Ella and a dear friend to many.  Funeral service on Tuesday 16th May at 1pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness thereafter to Foyers New Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

4 May 2017

Macrae (Nairn / Ardersier / Inverness)

Peacefully under excellent care at Whinnieknowe Care Home, Nairn, on 29th April 2017, Jessie Kennedy Macrae (nee Grant) aged 92 years, of Nairn, late of Ardersier and India Street, Inverness.  Mum to Allan and also a dear grandmother.  Funeral Service on Wednesday 10th May at 12noon in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery. All welcome to attend.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

4 May 2017

Macdonald (Culbokie)

Peacefully at Invergordon County Hospital on 2nd May 2017, Anna, aged 88 years, Schoolcroft, Culbokie, beloved wife of the late Alasdair Macdonald, a dearly loved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and mother in law.  Funeral service on Wednesday 10th May at 2pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations if desired for Alzheimer Scotland and The Salvation Army may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

3 May 2017

Kirkwood (Inverness)

Suddenly but peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 1st May 2017, Sheena Macleod Kirkwood (nee Mann, originally of Corrachie Farm, Avoch), aged 83 years.  Beloved wife of Murray and much loved mother of Susie, Gilly, Rod and Aileen.  Adored by all her grandchildren.  All are welcome to attend a celebration of her life at Crown Church, Inverness on Friday 12th May at 1.00pm, preceded by private cremation service.  Light colours would reflect Sheena.  Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to RNLI, may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

3 May 2017

Kerr (Forres)

At Meadowlark Care Home, Forres on 30th April 2017. Sarah Kerr, aged 91 years.  Funeral service on Friday 26th May at 1pm at Inverness Crematorium to which all are welcome.

3 May 2017

Sutherland (Inverness)

Peacefully at home, 44 Tomnahurich Street, Inverness on 30th April 2017, after a long period of poor health, Helen (nee Connell), aged 88 years, (former Arnotts employee), devoted wife of the late Bert and very loving mother to John, a much loved sister and friend to many.  Funeral service on Tuesday 9th May at 10.30am in the Methodist Church, Huntly Street, Inverness thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, for Carr Gomm, may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

1 May 2017

Kalinowska (Inverness)

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved daughter Baby Maya, RIP, aged three and a half months, treasured daughter of Jan and Evelyna, a much loved granddaughter, niece and cousin.  Funeral mass on Thursday 4th May at 3pm in St Mary’s RC Church, Huntly Street, Inverness to which all family and friends are welcome thereafter cremation private.  Donations in lieu of flowers for St Mary’s RC Church may be given at the mass or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

27 April 2017

Fraser (London)

Simon Joseph CBE, died very peacefully, aged 88, at home on 24th April 2017. Adored husband of the late Jenny, beloved father of Rupert, Cordelia, Katy, Olivia, Perdita and Helena, and much loved grandfather of 24. The funeral will be held at St Mary’s R. C. Church, Eskadale, Inverness, on Saturday 6th May at 2.30pm. A service of thanksgiving will be held in London at a later date.  Enquiries: John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness: 01463 233366.

27 April 2017

Gowie (Inverness)

Peacefully at home with his family, after a long illness, on 25th April 2017, Dennis, aged 78 years, 8 Glengarry Road, Inverness, (Retired BT Engineer and former Highland League Footballer).  Dearly loved husband of Arline, much loved dad of Denise, Alison and Alan, proud and loving granda to Paul, Michael, Emma, Alan and Stephen, a dear brother, uncle and father in law.  Funeral private at Dennis’s own request.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors: John Fraser & Son, 17- 29 Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel 01463 233366.

22 May 2017

Gowie (Inverness)

The family of the late Dennis Gowie extend their heartfelt thanks to family, friends and neighbours for the many thoughtful expressions of sympathy in cards, telephone calls and flowers following their recent sad loss.  Special thanks to Dr Syme and Dr Henderson, Community Nurses, Emma and Katie and staff at Riverside Medical Practice along with carers, Susan and Anne for all their devoted care and attention given to Dennis at home.  We are most grateful to the staff of wards 6A, MHDU and 7C for their care of Dennis during his admission last year.  Sincere thanks to Mr Halde Pottinger for his comforting words at the service.  Finally, thank you to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

18 May 2017

Kirkwood (Inverness)

Murray and family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to all who sent expressions of love and sympathy following their loss of Sheena. Special thanks to Dr Susan MacLeod and all the staff at Kingsmills Medical Practice for many years of caring support and to the staff of A&E and Ward 6A, Raigmore Hospital for their kindness during Sheena's brief admission.  Our enormous gratitude to Rev Dr Peter Donald, whose kind, compassionate and insightful words were a great comfort to us all.  Our thanks also to Vicki Fraser and colleagues at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness who did so much more than their job.  Finally, a massive thank you for the donations which raised £1400 for the RNLI. After many years of shaking cans and fundraising for them, Sheena would have been delighted!

18 May 2017

Davis (Inverness)

The family of the late Jean Davis would like to thank all friends and relatives for their sympathy and support following Jean’s death.  Thanks to the staff at Cairn Medical Practice, especially Dr Katie Walter and Dr Rod Sampson, for their care over several years.  Thanks also to the nurse practitioners from the Highland Hub of NHS 24 for their support and particular thanks to the staff of Ward 1 of the Royal Northern Infirmary for the care, consideration and kindness they showed to Jean and to the family during Jean’s last few days.  Special thanks to Rev Fiona Smith for her compassion and for the loving and fitting service for Jean.  Thanks to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their unfailing sensitivity, efficiency and support with the funeral arrangements.

16 May 2017

Sutherland (Inverness)

The family of the late Helen Sutherland wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to all the carers, District Nurses and staff at RNI for their recent care as well as over the last few years.  Special thanks to Rev John Beadle for his excellent service, and to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

12 May 2017

Walling (Balnain)

The family of the late Janet Mary Walling wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to Dr Thom of the Drumnadrochit Health Centre, the Doctors and Nurses at Raigmore Hospital and the RNI and also the compassion shown by the staff at Southside Nursing Home.  Thanks to Rev Christine Mylne and to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their faultless help with the funeral arrangements.

3 May 2017

Slocombe (Torridon)

The family of the late Adrian Slocombe wish to thank all relatives and friends for the support and sympathy shown to them in their recent sad loss.  Many thanks to all who attended the celebration of life for Adrian at Torridon Community Centre and donated so generously the amount of £300 to Trees for Life.  Thanks also to all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

3 May 2017

Mackintosh (Dores)

Donnie, Moira and Fiona wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours especially Moira MacCallum for the kind expressions of sympathy shown to them in their recent sad bereavement; personally, by cards and telephone and to all who attended the funeral service and so generously donated the sum of £715.05 for the Macmillan Suite.  They also wish to thank all the staff involved in ward 4c of Raigmore Hospital and to Lucy Haycock of the Macmillan Suite for their kindness shown to them and to Meg.  Thanks also to Rev Stewart Jeffrey for a very fitting and comforting service and to Drew Green and Eric Riddle of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

2 May 2017

Bell (Aberdeen / Inverness)

The family of the late Alice Bell wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent sad bereavement.  They also wish to thank the staff of Southside Nursing Home for their support and amazing care to Alice.  Special thanks to Rev A Stirling for his uplifting service.  Finally, thank you to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their excellent funeral arrangements.

1 May 2017

Miller (Inverness)

The family of the late Jimmy “Dusty” Miller wish to thank all relatives and friends for the kind expressions of sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement. Thanks to Dr Strachan at Crown Medical Practice for her care over many years and the staff of Scottish Ambulance Service. Thanks also to Drew Green and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel St, Inverness, for their sensitivity and support with all arrangements. Special thanks to Derek Morrison for a fitting funeral service and to all who attended and donated generously to Help for Heroes.

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