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Family Notices

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.

21 September 2017

Leefarr (Inverness)

At Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 16th September 2017, Heath David, aged 77 years, Bellfield Park, Inverness.  Beloved wife of the late Vivian, loving father of Fred and much loved father in law of Carron.  Private cremation.  A celebration of Heath’s life will take place on Thursday 28th September at 2pm in the Waterside Hotel, 19 Ness Bank, Inverness.  All who knew him are welcome to attend.  Donations, if desired for the Scottish Wildlife Trust may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

20 September 2017

MacDougall (Fortrose)

Peacefully at Ballifeary House Care Home, Inverness on 19th September 2017, Christina Hogg MacDougall (nee McNab), aged 93 years, Academy Street, Fortrose.  Dear wife of the late Hugh and a good friend to many.  Funeral service on Wednesday 27th September at 2pm in Rosemarkie Church of Scotland thereafter to Fortrose and Rosemarkie Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Flowers welcome or donations, if desired for Fortrose Medical Practice may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

20 September 2017

MacKenzie (Inverness)

Sadly on 14th September 2017 at the Highland Hospice, Inverness, James MacKenzie (Jim) aged 90 years, Balloch, Inverness.  Husband, father and grandfather.  Will be missed by all his family.  Funeral service on Friday 6th October at 10.30am in the funeral home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness thereafter to Petty Cemetery, Tornagrain.  All welcome to attend.  Bright colours welcome.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for RNLI and Marie Curie Nurses may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors: John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

20 September 2017

Thompson (Dingwall)

Peacefully at Wyvis House Care Home, Dingwall on 16th September 2017, Ishbel Thompson (nee Kellow), aged 96 years formerly, of Cluny Road, Dingwall.  Much loved mother of Catherine, John, Brian and the late George; a dearly loved grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother.  Funeral service on Tuesday 26th September at 2pm in St Clement’s Parish Church, Dingwall thereafter to Fodderty Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for Wyvis House Staff Fund and Alzheimer Scotland may be given at the service of forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

19 September 2017

Paton (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 15th September 2017, William Paton (Billy), aged 76 years, 39 Sinclair Park, Smithton, Inverness (former employee of Morrison Construction).  Beloved husband of Margaret, much loved dad to Margaret, Sharon, Fiona and the late Joanne, dearly loved papa to Emma and the late Stuart, dear brother to Mary and father in law to Bob.  Funeral service on Monday 25th September at 2pm at Inverness Crematorium to which all friends are respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for Raigmore Hospital, Ward 2C may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

19 September 2017

Low (Inverness)

Peacefully in the care of the Isobel Fraser Residential Home, Inverness on 16th September 2017, Margaret Helen Richmond Low (nee McKendrick) aged 97 years, formerly of Achvraid Road, Inverness.  Loving wife of the late Tom Low, treasured sister of the late John, much loved aunt to Karen and Robert and great aunt to John, dear sister in law to Florence and a good friend to many.  Funeral service on Monday 25th September at 10.30am in Ness Bank Church, Inverness thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired for the Isobel Fraser Residential Home Comfort Fund may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

18 September 2017

Ward (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 12th September 2017, Mary Alison, aged 67 years, Innes Street, Inverness.  Dear partner of David.  Cremation private.  Arrangements by John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness.  Tel 01463 233366.

18 September 2017

Rix (Fort William / Kirkhill)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 14th September 2017, whilst surrounded by his family and after enduring his illness with great fortitude, Nigel Rix, aged 67 years of Newton Park, Kirkhill. Beloved husband of Betty, much loved father to Jon, Peter and Kim and grandfather to Mia.  Funeral Ceremony on Friday 22nd September at 11am at Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired for Macmillan Cancer Support and the Salvation Army may be given at the ceremony or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser and Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

15 September 2017

Macrae (Inverness/Achiltibuie)

Peacefully in the care of Ballifeary House Care Home, Inverness on 13th September 2017, Elizabeth (Betty) Macrae, aged 88 years, formerly of Achnahaird, Achiltibuie, beloved daughter of the late Angus and Maggie Macrae, also a much loved cousin and friend.  Funeral service on Wednesday 20th September at 10am in the Free North Church, Bank Street, Inverness, thereafter interment at Badenscallie Cemetery, Achiltibuie, arriving at 2.30pm.  All welcome to attend.  Donations, if desired, for Ballifeary House Care Home may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

11 September 2017

Macleod (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 9th September 2017, Alastair Murdo Macleod, aged 86 years, (retired Lloyds underwriter), Holm, Inverness, dearly loved father, grandfather, brother and uncle and a much loved friend to many.  Funeral Service on Tuesday 19th September at 10.30 am in Kingsview Christian Centre, Balnafettack Road, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, to Blythswood Care may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

7 September 2017

Martin (Falkirk)

On 25th August 2017, Stephen William, aged 58 years, Falkirk. Cremation private.

5 September 2017

Walker (Rogart)

On 31st August 2017 at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, Winifred May Walker, aged 91 years, Rogart.  Funeral service on Tuesday 12th September 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.

31 August 2017

Glendinning (Dores)

Peacefully at home, surrounded by her family on 31st August 2017, Christine, Dores, much loved and will be sorely missed by all her family and friends.  Cremation private.  Enquiries to; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness.  Tel 01463 233366.

31 August 2017

Lister (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness after a short illness bravely fought to the end on 29th August 2017, Jane Lister aged 71 years, Dell Road, Inverness.  Beautiful and loving mother to Debbie, Gary and Brian, dearly loved partner of John, much loved sister to Ann and Arthur, loving aunt, great aunt and granny to Dylan.  Funeral service on Wednesday 6th September at 12 noon 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.

31 August 2017

McGeachan (Hamilton)

On Tuesday 22nd August 2017 at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, John McGeachan, aged 96 years, Hamilton.  Cremation private.

31 August 2017

Williamson (Inverness)

Passed away peacefully in Redditch, Worcestershire on Wednesday 23rd August 2017, Elsie Noble Williamson, aged 91 years, Ashton Crescent, Raigmore.  Beloved wife of the late Ronald Ellis Williamson, much loved mother of Shirley and Les, mother in law of George and Precious, grandmother to Fiona and John, sister to Muriel and the late Poppy.  Sadly missed by family, friends and all who knew her.  Funeral service on Thursday 7th September 2017 at 11am in Petty Church, Tornagrain followed by interment in Petty Churchyard.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness.  Tel 01463 233366.

30 August 2017

Rogers (Beauly)

At Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 24th August 2017, Ronald Rogers, Torgormack, Beauly.  Funeral service on Monday 11th September at 11.30am at Kilmorack Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.

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.

20 September 2017

Macleod (Inverness)

The family of the late Alastair Macleod wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them during their recent bereavement.  Thanks to all who attended the funeral service and donated so generously the amount of £340.00 to Blythswood Care.  Special thanks to Rev Dr John Ferguson for his comforting service. Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their support and professionalism with the funeral arrangements. 

14 September 2017

Lister (Inverness)

The family of the late Jane Lister wish to thank all the relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement and to all who attended the funeral service and donated so generously the amount of £266.50 to Cancer Research UK.  They also wish to thank the doctors and nursing staff of Ward 7A, Raigmore Hospital for their care and kindness.  Thanks to Reverend Alistair Murray for a fitting service and finally a special thank you to Drew Green, John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for his care, compassion and support with the funeral arrangements.

12 September 2017

Williamson (Inverness)

The family of the late Elsie Noble Williamson wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent sad bereavement.  They also wish to thank Mrs Heidi Hercus for all her support and for a fitting service and to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

12 September 2017

McDonagh (Inverness)

Eileen would like to express her sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the many kind expressions of sympathy extended to her in her recent sad loss, personally, by letters, cards and telephone.  Grateful thanks to Dr Simpson, Dunedin Medical Practice for her care and attention, the doctors and nurses of Ward 2C, Raigmore Hospital, all who attended the service and donated so generously the amount of £684.35 to Maggie’s Highland.  Special thanks to Rev Alistair Murray for his fitting service for David and to the Kingsmills Hotel for the catering.  Thanks also to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Drew Green, for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

12 September 2017

McGeachan (Hamilton)

The family of the late John McGeachan wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to the nursing staff and Dr Joss at Raigmore for their care and attention and to those attending the funeral service and donated generously to CHAS.  Thanks also to Drew Green and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with arrangements.  Our appreciation is extended to Eileen, Graeme and all the team at Lochardil House Hotel.

12 September 2017

Graham (Inverness)

The family of the late Mary Graham wish to thank everyone most sincerely for the kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent bereavement.  Special thanks to Cameron House for their loving care and compassion, to Professor Andrew McGowan and the East Church for the lovely service and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for the excellent organization of all the funeral arrangements.

4 September 2017

Anderson (Inverness / Markinch)

David Anderson wishes to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to him following his recent sad bereavement, personally, by letter, card and telephone.  Also the many kind references about Senga by everyone while leaving the funeral service.  He also wishes to thank the doctors and staff at Kingsmills Medical Practice for their care over many years and more recently the staff of ward 5C at Raigmore Hospital, with special mention for the Community (District) Nurses who attended daily during the final months.  Thanks are also due  to the significant number who attended the funeral service and donated so generously the sum of £450.00 to be shared equally by the Highland Hospice and Maggie’s Inverness.  Special thanks are also due to Rev. B Buell for his uplifting service and to Vicki Fraser and her excellent team at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.



4 September 2017

Denison (Fort Augustus)

The family of the late Jean Denison wish to thank everybody for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to the doctors and nurses at Raigmore Hospital for their care and to all who attended the funeral service and donated so generously the amount of £395.00 to the British Heart Foundation.  Special thanks to Mrs Sonia Robbins for her uplifting service.  Also thanks to all the team at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their support with the funeral arrangements.

1 September 2017

Stewart (Helmsdale / Dingwall)

The family of the late Mary Stewart (nee Cowie) wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to the staff at Wyvis House Care Home for the kindness and care and to all who attended the funeral service and donated so generously the amount of £210.40 to Cancer Research UK.  Special thanks to Rev Eleanor Gordon for her uplifting service.  Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, Dingwall for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

31 August 2017

Sutherland (Inverness)

Andrew Sutherland would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their thoughtfulness and kindness shown to him over the last few weeks, since the passing of his dear wife Susanne.  Many thanks to all Medical staff at Raigmore Hospital for their tireless attention given while under their care.  Special thanks to Pastors Owen and Kate Morris and family who made such a lovely experience of the Funeral Service.  To those who contributed on the day, a special thanks for the £191.28 which was collected and will be split between Macmillan Nurses and Ward 4A at Raigmore Hospital.  Finally thanks to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness especially Drew Green, for making all the arrangements and showing so much sensitivity throughout.

 68 Cradlehall Park, Inverness.

31 August 2017

MacLeod (Inverness)

The family of the late Annie (Nan) MacLeod (nee Cowie) would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their cards, messages and kind expressions of sympathy following their sad loss.  Special thanks to Dr Kiln, Riverside Medical Practice and Kingsmills Nursing Home for the excellent care and kindness, also to Jonathan Fraser for his comforting service.  Thanks to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their excellent funeral arrangements and to the Waterside Hotel for the catering.  Finally, thanks to all who came to pay their last respect at Inverness Crematorium and who kindly donated £304.24 to the Woodlands Centre and Kingsmills Nursing Home.

Old Edinburgh Road, Inverness.

31 August 2017

Lindsay (Inverness)

The family of the late Mary (Molly) Lindsay, a much loved stepmother, wish to thank all who expressed sympathy, or who shared memories, at the time of her death.  Many thanks go to the staff at Ballifeary House, where Molly lived for over 20 years.  She was given devoted care, especially in her last years there.  Sincere thanks to Rev James Clark and Rev Graham Craig for their support and for fitting services in Inverness and at Balmacara.  Finally, thank you to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for the caring help and support with the funeral arrangements.

30 August 2017

Chisholm (Maryburgh)

I, Margaret Macleod, wish to thank most sincerely the friends and neighbours of my late brother Donald Chisholm (Don) for their kindness in so many ways, the many people who came to pay their respects at the funeral, my own friends for letters, phone calls and flowers to me at Muir of Ord, since my own illness.  Dr Fletcher, Doctors and Nurses at Ward 6A, Medical High Dependency Unit, Raigmore Hospital.  The Rev A Stewart, Maryburgh Free Church for a fitting tribute, Rev D MacKeddie too for his prayers.  Piper James MacKenzie.  The Funeral Directors John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, Dingwall for their sensitivity and exceptional care with the funeral arrangements.  The sum collected for the MHDU, Raigmore Hospital was £326.00.

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