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Family Notices

25 January 2021

Whittingham (Inverness)

Peacefully at home on 21st January 2021, Peter, aged 79 years, Lower Kessock Street, Inverness. Much loved father of Vivean, Harry, Holly and Amy, also a dear grandad. Funeral private.

25 January 2021

Fitter (Benbecula)

At Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 18th January 2021, Douglas John Fitter, aged 58 years. Funeral private.

25 January 2021

Cameron (Inverness)

Peacefully after a short illness with her family by her side, on 20th January 2021, in the Highland Hospice. Catriona, aged 59 years, Holm Dell, Inverness. Much loved mum of Ross, loving granny of Arabella, also a dearly loved daughter, sister and aunt. A private service will be held on Tuesday 2nd February at 1pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com

21 January 2021

Hanna (North Kessock)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 13th January 2021, Moira Forbes Hanna (nee Anderson), aged 80 years of North Kessock (proprietor Murray Forbes Jewellers). Dearly loved wife of the late Andrew, much loved mum, mother in law and granny. A private ceremony will take place on Friday 29th January at 11am in Inverness Crematorium. A donation in memory of Moira can be made directly to British Red Cross or Autism Scotland. Livestream available via Moira Hanna 29/1/2021 11:00AM

21 January 2021

Morrison (Inverness)

Peacefully in the loving care of the staff at the Isobel Fraser Care Home, Inverness, on Tuesday 19th January 2021, Alastair Morrison, aged 95 years, retired Orthopaedic Surgeon, Raigmore Hospital. Much loved husband of Barbara, loving father of Elizabeth and John, father-in-law to Stewart and Mairead and a proud grandfather of Steven, Jenny, Catherine, Rachel and Colin and great grandfather of Ryan, Holly, Colin, Ellie-Rose, Juliette, Lucy, Bethany and Martha. A private family service will be held on Friday 29th January at 12.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com

20 January 2021

Cumming (Dornoch)

Peacefully at Oversteps Care Home, Dornoch on 18th January 2021, James W. Cumming, aged 87 years, Golf Road, Dornoch, late of Glenurquhart. Dearly loved husband of Shena, loving dad of Sandy and Larry, a much loved grandad, father in law and brother. A private interment will take place in New Kilmore Cemetery, Drumnadrochit. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

20 January 2021

Smeaton (Invermoriston)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness after a short illness on 13th January 2021, Josie Smeaton (nee Farquharson) aged 87 years, Riverside Park, Invermoriston. Beloved wife of the late Rab Smeaton, dearly loved mum of William and the late Ann, also a dear sister, step sister and aunt. A private interment will take place in Invermoriston Cemetery. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

18 January 2021

Mann (Fortrose)

Peacefully at home on 14th January 2021, Helen Jean Mann (nee MacKeddie), aged 84 years, Fortrose. Much loved mum of Sandra, Gary and the late Phyllis, also a dear nana, aunt and mother in law. A private family service will be held on Friday 22nd January at 1pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com Cortege to pass through Fortrose at approx. 2pm for those wishing to pay their last respects.

14 January 2021

MacKenzie (Drumnadrochit)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 11th January 2021, Rosemary MacKenzie, aged 93 years, of Carrachan, Milton, Drumnadrochit, beloved wife of the late John, mother of Ken, his wife Margaret and their sons Ken (Glasgow), his wife Kirsten and their children Kavan & Keva. Their youngest son Allan (South Australia), his wife Claudia and their daughter Ruby. Daughter Dot (Drumnadrochit). Donald and son Mark, partner Angela and their children Abbie & Isla (all Inverness) and Alasdair (Aviemore). A dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt, friend and neighbour, greatly loved by all family. For those wishing to say farewell, Rosemary’s cortege will travel through Milton, Drumnadrochit, passing the former foodmarket Blarmor on Friday 22nd January at approx. 9.30am followed by a private family service. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired may be made directly to the “The Light up the Glen Fund”. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

14 January 2021

Christie (Tomatin)

Suddenly but peacefully with her daughter by her side, in the care of Pitkerro Care Centre, Dundee, on 11th January 2021, Betty Christie, aged 84 years, formerly of Old Mill Road, Tomatin. Beloved wife of the late Ian, loving mum of Ian, Jennifer and Angela, a much loved mother in law, grandmother and great grandmother, also a dear sister in law and aunt. A private service will be held on Thursday 21st January, at 12noon in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com

14 January 2021

Garcia-Ibanez (Beauly)

Suddenly but peacefully at home on 8th January 2021, Mario, aged 88 years, Braeview Park, Beauly (Chartered Accountant). Dearly loved partner of Rena, a much loved father, grandfather and brother to both family in Spain and U.K. a private funeral service will be held on Wednesday 20th January at 2pm in Inverness Crematorium. Livestream available via Mario James Garcia-Ibanez 20/1/21 2pm

14 January 2021

Claudius (Croy)

Suddenly at Nairn Town & County Hospital on 20th December 2020, John Claudius, aged 89 years, of Croy. John had a lifelong passion for drama, acting and producing since the early 1950s in London and then with the Florians and Inverness Opera Company. Beloved husband of the late Jean, much loved father of Fiona and Melissa, also a dear friend to many. A private service will be held on Thursday 28th January at 12 noon in the funeral home of John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com Family flowers only please. Donations in John’s memory may be forwarded directly to the Netley Centre.

14 January 2021

Fraser (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 30th December 2020, Elizabeth Fraser (nee Mitchell), aged 92 years, Haugh Court, Inverness. Beloved wife of the late Peter Fraser, much loved mum of Patricia, loving nana of Mhairi, also a dear great grandmother and mother in law. A private interment will take place in Old Kilmore Cemetery, Drumnadrochit. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

11 January 2021

Flaherty (London / Galway)

On 1st January 2021, Michael Joseph Flaherty R.I.P. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

8 January 2021

Rodger (Muir of Ord)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 3rd January 2021, Anne (Annie) Rodger, nee Chisholm, aged 88 years, Seaforth Road, Muir of Ord. Beloved wife of the late Bill Rodger, dearly loved mother of Sheila and treasured gran of Adam. For those wishing to say farewell, Anne’s cortege with leave her home at 1.10pm on Wednesday 13th January 2021 for the private interment in Kilmorack Cemetery. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall.

7 January 2021

Henry (Inverness)

Suddenly on 2nd January 2021, Jacqueline Diane (nee Campbell), aged 55 years. Much loved mum to Kyle and Shannon and granny to Isla Mae, loving daughter of Liz and sister of the late Paul, also a dear niece and cousin. A private family ceremony will be held on Wednesday 13th January at 11am in Inverness Crematorium. Livestream available via Jacqueline Diane Henry 13/1/2021 - 11:00AM

6 January 2021

Grant (Balblair)

Peacefully after a short illness at Raigmore Hospital Inverness on 28th December 2020, Russell T. Grant, aged 67 years, Resolis, Balblair, late of Drumnadrochit. Former Organist and Choir Master Inverness Cathedral and Head of Music at Papplewick School, Ascot. Dearly loved husband of Isobel, also a dear brother in law and uncle. A private family service will be held on Thursday 14th January 2021 at 2pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired, may be forwarded directly to Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com

6 January 2021

Henderson (Inverness)

On 31st December 2020, Edna Henderson, aged 70 years, Scorguie Terrace, Inverness. Much loved sister of Marion and Alison. Funeral private. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

25 January 2021

Grant (Balblair)

Isobel Grant and family would like to express their sincere thanks to the many friends and colleagues who sent so many kind words and expressions of sympathy to them in their sudden bereavement. Grateful thanks too, for the wonderful care and attention Russell received from all the doctors and nurses during his short stay in Raigmore Hospital. Special thanks to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their support and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

25 January 2021

Fraser (Inverness)

The family of the late Elizabeth Fraser wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent sad bereavement; personally, with cards and on the telephone, also for the beautiful floral tributes received. They also wish to thank doctors and nurses of Ward 5C Raigmore Hospital, for their care. We wish to thank the Marie Curie Nurses for their excellent overnight support. A donation of £100 is to be donated to their organisation. Special thanks to Rev Mike Robertson for all his support and uplifting service. Finally, thank you to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Drew Green for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

5 Lochlann Crescent

5 Resaurie Gardens

25 January 2021

Mann (Fortrose)

The family of the late Helen Mann (MacKeddie) wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent bereavement; personally, by cards and telephone and also for all the beautiful floral tributes received. Grateful thank to Dr R. Grant for his care and attention. Special thanks to Rev D. MacKeddie for his support and for a fitting and uplifting service. Finally, many thanks to all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity, care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

19 January 2021

Henderson (Inverness)

The sisters of the late Edna Henderson wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement. They also wish to thank Kinmylies Medical Practice, District Nurses, Chest, Heart & Stroke, Eildon and Befrienders for all the care and attention given to Edna over many years. Thanks also to Sarah Maclean and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

18 January 2021

Matheson (Inverness)

The family of the late Betty Matheson wish to thank everyone for their kind words of sympathy, together with grateful thanks for the kind care, attention and love the staff at Isobel Fraser Care Home gave to Betty throughout her stay with them. Special thanks also for the support and excellent service that Sarah Maclean of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness showed to us during this difficult time. We are intending to have a memorial service at John Fraser & Son, to which all friends and family will be invited, to be held in the Spring, once we are all free from restrictions.

18 January 2021

Henry (Inverness)

The family of the late Jacqueline would like to thank everyone for their kind messages, flowers and cards received. Thank you to the police and ambulance services and to the Oncology Department at Raigmore Hospital. Special thanks to Halde Pottinger for a most uplifting service. Thanks to all who attended the funeral. Finally, thank you to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their kindness and support.

14 January 2021

Chisholm (Inverness)

The family of the late Elizabeth Margaret Chisholm wish to thank friends and neighbours for their kind words and support shown to them in their recent bereavement. Thanks to all who attended the funeral and for their kind donations to the Oncology Department, Raigmore Hospital, in recognition of their excellent care over the years. Special thanks to Rev Fergus Robertson who kindly came out of retirement to give a lovely comforting service. Thanks also to all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

14 January 2021

Mackintosh (Inverness)

Jordan’s mum, dad, brothers and family would like to express their most sincere thanks to the many relatives, friends and neighbours who sent flowers, messages of sympathy and support after his sudden passing. Special thanks to Rev Hugh Watt for his uplifting service remembering Jordan as the awesome young man he was. Finally a thank you to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, especially to Vicki Fraser and James Thomson, Jordan’s driver, for their sensitivity, compassion and care with his funeral arrangements.

13 January 2021

Murray (Inverness)

The family of Charles Murray would like to express their sincere thanks to everyone for their support and messages sent during their recent sad loss. Very many grateful thanks to the staff at the Highland Hospice for the exceptional care given to Charles. Many thanks to Norma Higgott for her compassionate service. Our thanks to Sarah Maclean and colleagues at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their care with the funeral arrangements.

12 January 2021

McLeman (Avoch)

Andy and the family of the late Mrs Sheena (Jane Ann) McLeman wish to thank all relatives, friends, neighbours and all those who knew her, for the sympathy and support shown to them during their recent bereavement. A special thanks to everyone who helped with Sheena’s care over the last year, Macmillan Cancer Support, The Munlochy Medical Practice, the Community Nurses, The Highland Hospice and Rev. Dr. W Beattie for his uplifting funeral service. Thanks also to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their professionalism, care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

12 January 2021

Stewart (Inverness)

Mrs Belle Stewart and family wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent sad bereavement; personally, by letter and telephone, also for all the beautiful floral tributes received. They would also like to thank Doctors and staff at Burnfield Medical Practice and the excellent care provided from Castle Care Services. We would like to express our special thanks to Rev Angus MacRae, for his pastoral care and uplifting service, along with the whole Free North Church family. Finally, thank you to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, for their excellent funeral arrangements.

Ardholm Place, Inverness.

6 January 2021

Bruce (Inverness)

The family of the late Ian McKay Bruce would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy by card, telephone and beautiful flowers. Thanks also to Kingsmills Care Home for their care and compassion, Riverside Medical Practice, Dr Grey and Dr Chima, Raigmore Hospital, Dr Rahman, New Craigs Hospital and Highland Home Carers for exceptional care and support. Also, Amanda Brown from Helping Hands and Flora Robertson from Alzheimer Scotland for their support and kindness. Many thanks to the Celebrant Glynis Woodhead for the lovely and fitting service. Finally thanks to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

Kingsmills Road, Inverness.

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