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Family Notices

2 December 2021

Mackenzie (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, on 26th November 2021, Elizabeth Anne (nee Clark), Miller Street, Inverness. Dearly loved wife of the late Gerald, much loved mum of Diane and Fiona, a dear mum in law and very special granny. Funeral service on Wednesday 8th December at 9.30am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. No flowers please. Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

2 December 2021

Watt (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 26th November 2021, Simon C. H. Watt, youngest son of Cynthia and Murray Watt, much loved by brothers Andrew and Duncan and their families. Funeral service on Friday 10th December at 1pm in Inverness Crematorium. All friends welcome. No flowers please, but donations to Macmillan Nurses and Highland Homeless Trust may be given at the service. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

2 December 2021

Wilson (Dingwall)

Peacefully surrounded by her family on 1st December 2021 at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, Jessie Wilson, aged 75 years, devoted wife of 56 years to Robert (Bobby), dearly loved mum of Graeme and Barry, cherished granny / Teedee, to Ryan, Cara, Holly, Jenna and Logan, much loved mother in law to Aileen and Ellie, very dear to Jillian, sister, sister in law, auntie and very good friend to many. Funeral details to follow.

2 December 2021

Maclean (Inverness)

Peacefully at Glen O’ Dee Hospital, Banchory on 27th November 2021, Annette Maclean, aged 75 years, Ardness Place, Inverness. Beloved wife of the late Ian, darling mum to Murdoch and Marie, devoted granny to Ian, Andrew and David, much loved mother in law to Jane and Sandy, a dear sister, sister in law, auntie and friend to many. Funeral service on Wednesday 8th December at 12.30pm in Free North Church, Bank Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Annette for Cancer Research UK can be given at the service. Car parking available at the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

2 December 2021

McLeman (Inverness)

Peacefully after a short illness at Raigmore Hospital, on 25th November 2021, Fiona nee Williamson, aged 83 years, Drumossie Avenue, Inverness. Beloved wife of the late Colin, much loved mother of Alan and mother in law of Angela, loving granny of Claire, Shona and Ross, also a dear aunt and great aunt. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

1 December 2021

MacDonald (Marybank)

Peacefully in the loving and compassionate care of the Highland Hospice on 26th November 2021, Christine (nee Grant), aged 67 years, 4 Ord Road, Marybank. (Long serving employee of Tesco), beloved wife of over fifty years to Sandy, dearly loved mum of Andy and Richard, dearest mum in law to Alison and Nikki, loving granny to Ryan, Greig and Victoria, a very dear sister, sister in law, auntie and friend to many. Funeral service on Tuesday 7th December at 11am in Urray West Church, thereafter to Urray Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Christine for Highland Hospice can be given at the service. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall.

30 November 2021

MacKenzie (Beauly)

Peacefully at home on 25th November 2021, John MacKenzie, aged 87 years, 20 Viewfield Avenue, Beauly, (former Technical Mechanic, Inverness College), loving dad of Nicola and Andrea, much loved G-dad to Coll, Eve, Bryony and Airan, dear uncle to Ishy, Will and Fiona. Funeral service on Monday 6th December at 10.30am in Kilmorack & Erchless Church of Scotland, Beauly, thereafter to Gairloch Cemetery (approximate time of arrival 1pm). All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of John for M.S. Society can be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

26 November 2021

Wise (Nairn)

Peter Wise, a loved uncle and friend to many has died aged 91. Funeral on Friday 3rd December at 10.30am in St Columba’s, Nairn; followed by committal at 2pm in Inverness Crematorium. A service of Thanksgiving will be held on Thursday 20th January 2022 at 11am at St Paul’s Knightsbridge. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

25 November 2021

Cuthbert (Inverness)

Peacefully at home on 23rd November 2021, Marjory Cuthbert, aged 78 years, Suilven Way, Inverness. Much loved mother of Mark, a dear sister, sister in law, aunt and cousin. Cremation private. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

18 November 2021

Brown (Glenurquhart)

Peacefully on 15th November 2021, Ann Brown (retired district nurse), of Glenurquhart. Dearly loved wife of Chris, much loved mum of Philip and Helen, a loving granny, dear sister to John and a good friend to many. Funeral ceremony on Wednesday 24th November at 12noon in Inverness Crematorium to which all are welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Ann for the Glenurquhart Care Centre can be given at the ceremony. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.


18 November 2021

Cameron (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital on 15th November 2021, John Cameron (Jock), aged 80 years, Pumpgate Court, Inverness, late of Applecross. Beloved husband of the late Margaret Cameron, a dearly loved father, step father, grandfather, father in law and brother. Funeral Ceremony on Tuesday 23rd November at 10am in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for MS Therapy Centre may be given at the ceremony or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

18 November 2021

Whyte (Fortrose)

Suddenly at his home on 12th November 2021, Robin Whyte, aged 77 years, Anderson Drive, Fortrose, a dearly loved brother and uncle. Funeral ceremony on Friday 26th November at 1pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

18 November 2021

Reid (Inverness)

Peacefully at Castlehill Care Home, Inverness on 14th November 2021, Angus James Reid, aged 75 years, King Street, Inverness, late of Muir of Ord, retired Joiner and Publican of The Station Hotel. Beloved husband of Joice, dearly loved dad of Paul, Mark and Suzanne, a much loved grandad, brother and uncle. Funeral service on Thursday 25th November at 11am in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Castlehill Care Home may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

16 November 2021

Mackinnon (Gloucester / Inverness)

Suddenly, in Gloucester, Cameron Mackinnon, aged 53 years, train driver, formerly of Balloch, Inverness. A service in memory of Cameron will be held on Monday 6th December at 11am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

16 November 2021

Fraser (Inverness)

Peacefully at home on 12th November 2021, William John Fraser, aged 83 years, Ferntower Court, Culloden, (former Chief Inspector Northern Constabulary). Beloved husband of fifty six years to Janet, dearly loved dad of Joan and Sandra, adored grandfather of Nici and Katie, much loved father in law of Stuart and Dave, dear brother to Hamish and the late Alasdair. Funeral service on Thursday 25th November at 12.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, are invited at the service for The British Heart Foundation. Car parking available at the Funeral Home. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com/live-services

15 November 2021

Heggie (Inverness)

Peacefully at Southside Care Home, Inverness with close family by her side on 3rd November 2021, Catherine Anne Heggie, aged 81 years, beloved wife of the late James, much loved mother to Norman, Maureen and the late Laura, a loved grandmother, great grandmother and sister. Funeral service on Monday 22nd November at 12.30pm in the funeral home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Highland Hospice may be given at the service. Car parking available at the funeral home.

2 December 2021

MacDonald (Insch)

The family of the late Marion (Maimie) would like to thank all their relatives and friends for the many kind and thoughtful expressions of sympathy extended to them in so many ways. Special thanks to all the staff at the Meadows Care Home, Huntly; to Rev Alasdair MacLeod, Smithton Church; and to all who attended a most comforting and peaceful funeral service. Thanks also to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their kindness and efficiency.
“Safe in the arms of Jesus”.

30 November 2021

Brown (Glenurquhart)

The family of the late Ann Brown wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement. Thanks to all of Ann’s home carers, all at the Glenurquhart Care Centre, Drumnadrochit Medical Practice and all the staff at Castlehill Care Home. Special thanks to Glynis Woodhead for her support and for a fitting and uplifting service. Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the excellent funeral arrangements.

30 November 2021

Rigby (Inverness)

Trish and family would like to express their sincere and heartfelt thanks to our relatives, friends and neighbours, both past and present, business and work friends and our dear church family for the love and kindness shown to us in so many ways following the passing into Glory of our dear Mike. Sincere thanks to Dr Watmough for his care and support and all who helped care for Mike in recent weeks. Special thanks to our friends Rev Kenny Ross and Rev Hector Morrison for the sensitive and hope filled service. Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their kindness and sensitivity with all the arrangements. Over £500 was given in donations and will be divided between The British Red Cross and India Village Ministries, Mike’s chosen charities.

“Thanks be to God for a life well lived” John 3:16.

30 November 2021

Kane (Drumnadrochit)

Mrs Jessie Kane and family wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for their exceptional kind expressions of sympathy and support extended to them in their sad bereavement of Allan; personally, by card and telephone, also all the beautiful floral tributes received. We especially thank the doctors and staff of Drumnadrochit Medical Centre and staff of Ward 5A, Raigmore Hospital. Special thanks to Laura Gillespie (Humanist) for her uplifting service. Thanks also to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Drew Green, for his sincere sensitivity in advising and guiding us during this sad time.

The Old School House, Kilmore Road, Drumnadrochit.

30 November 2021

Cameron (Inverness)

The family of the late John Cameron would like to express their sincere thanks to the relatives and friends for the sympathy shown to them in their recent loss. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the collection in aid of The MS Therapy Centre (Oxygen Works). Thank you to the Doctors, Nurses and Staff of Ward 7C, Raigmore Hospital, for their care and compassion. A heartfelt thank you to the Carers at Highland Home Care and the District Nursing Team at Fairfield Practice who enabled John to live independently for many years, despite his ongoing struggle with the effects of MS. Special thanks to Glynis Woodhead, Interfaith Minister, for her uplifting and celebratory service and thanks also to all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

25 November 2021

Vellacott (Culbokie)

Isabel’s husband Oliver, mother Margaret, sister Margaret and brother Hamish wish to thank all who attended the Thanksgiving Service for Isabel’s extraordinary life of Christian witness and for the many cards and messages received. Also for the generous monetary gifts to Wakisa Pregnancy Care Centre, Uganda and Cancer Research UK. All under the compassionate and attentive care of Drew Green of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness.

23 November 2021

Davidson (Croy)

The family of the late Alexander (Sandy) Davidson would like to thank their relatives and many friends and neighbours for the messages of sympathy and flowers received on their recent sad loss. Thank you to all who attended the funeral service; to Halde Pottinger for his tribute and to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their efficiency, care and compassion with the funeral arrangements. Finally, thank you to the British Legion for their hospitality.
Wayside, Croy

23 November 2021

MacLeod (Inverness)

The family of the late Donald-Angus and Georgina MacLeod would sincerely like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours who sent sympathy cards and who helped during this difficult time. Thanks to all staff at Ward GC, Raigmore Hospital, especially Morag, for making them comfortable in their final days. We would warmly like to thank the Celebrant, Glynis Woodhead, for the lovely service and send-off she gave our parents. We would also like to thank Drew Green and all the team at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for the care and support with our parents and our family. Thanks to those who generously donated to Ward GC, Raigmore Hospital.

23 November 2021

Skene (Lentran)

The family of Mary Skene would like to express sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy. We would also like to thank Rev Drew Kuzma for conducting Mary’s service and Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their professional services. A special thanks to all who cared for Mary in particular, Pam and Kathy, Macmillan Practitioner Julie Parkin, Marie Curie Carers and all those at Aird Medical Practice, Beauly. The sum of £791.51 was raised and will be donated to Cancer Research UK and The Archie Foundation in memory of Mary.

18 November 2021

Gibson (Inverness)

The family of the late Jimmy Gibson wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement. The family would also like to thank the doctors and nursing staff of MHDU Ward, Raigmore Hospital for their care, over £400 was generously donated at the service, which will be forwarded to the MHDU Ward. Also thank you to The Royal Highland Fusiliers Association for the piper. Special thanks to Halde Pottinger for the uplifting service. Finally, thanks to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Drew Green, for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

18 November 2021

Durham (Inverness)

The family of the late Beryl Viola Durham would like to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them following their recent loss. They also wish to thank the doctors and nursing staff of Ward 5C Raigmore Hospital for their care and to all who attended the funeral service and donated the sum of £50 to Eden Court Theatre. Special thanks to Humanist Laura Gillespie for her uplifting service and to Sarah Maclean and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

18 November 2021

Sangster (Inverness)

I, Mr Ian Sangster, would like to thank all the people who attended my mother, Mary Sangster’s service at the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness and also at the graveside in Balmacara Cemetery. Grateful thanks to all the staff at Cradlehall Nursing Home for the excellent care and attention that they provided to my mother. I would also wish to thank most sincerely all relatives and friends for their assistance, Rev James MacInnes for the service at both the funeral home and graveside and also Sarah Maclean at John Fraser & Son for her compassion and help with the funeral arrangements. In memory of my mother, the sum of £165.00 was raised at the funeral and will be donated to The British Heart Foundation.

16 November 2021

Grainger (Inverfarigaig)

Helen, Hannah, Emily and family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the many relatives, friends and neighbours who sent messages of sympathy, flowers and offers of help at this difficult time. All who attended the service and donated so generously the sum of £798 to Scottish Blood Transfusion Service and Friends of ANCHOR. Special thanks to Rev Mike Rattenbury and Kings Golf Club. Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their exceptional and sensitive care of Nik.

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