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Family Notices

1 December 2022

Fraser (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital on 27th November 2022, Eileen F. Fraser, aged 95 years, Lochardil Lodge, 31 Stratherrick Road, Inverness, wife of the late Rod and beloved mother of Roderick. Funeral private at her own request.

30 November 2022

Walford (Reay / Croy)

Peacefully at home on 26th November 2022, John Walford, aged 96 years, of Croy, previously of Reay, Caithness. Very special father to Julian and Fiona (Frances). Cherished by all family members, much loved grandfather to Marc, Corin and Dominic, great-grandfather to Hugo and Finn, and a dear friend to many. Funeral ceremony on Thursday 8th December at 10am in Inverness crematorium. All friends invited. No flowers please, but donations in lieu to RNID may be given at the ceremony. Livestream available via John Graham Walford 8/12/2022 10:00AM

24 November 2022

Cruden (Beauly)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, on Saturday 19th November 2022, Annie (Nan) Cruden, aged 95 years, 11 Viewfield Avenue, Beauly. Dearly beloved wife of the late Fred Cruden, much loved mother of Alan and Ian and a much loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral Service on Tuesday 6th December, at 12.30pm in Kilmorack & Erchless Church of Scotland, Croyard Road, Beauly; thereafter to Kilmorack Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations for Highland Hospice may be given at the service.

24 November 2022

Grant (Gollanfield)

Peacefully at Nairn Town & County Hospital on 21stNovember 2022, Finlay Grant, a dearly loved husband of Lorna and a very special dad to Mark and Ann-Marie, twin brother of Ali and brother of the late Freddie, also a dear brother-in-law of Fiona. Funeral private.

23 November 2022

MacKenzie (Culbokie)

Peacefully at Rose Cottage, Culbokie on Wednesday 23rd November 2022. Margaret (nee Fraser), aged 103 years. Beloved wife of the late Donald (Dondo), much loved mam of Jane, Donald and the late Elizabeth (Totsie), mother in law to Sheena and Kenny, dear sister of Elizabeth, a much loved granny, great granny, aunty and dear friend to many. Funeral service on Monday 5th December at 12noon in Ferintosh Free Church; thereafter to Urquhart New Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations are invited for Marie Curie and Munlochy Medical Practice at the service.

23 November 2022

MacKenzie (Inverness)

Peacefully, at home on Friday November 18th, 2022, Janet, aged 94, known to most as Jinty. Much loved by her late husband Dallas, her sister Anne, her children Jean, Mary and Kenneth, her grandchildren Fiona, Tom, Aileen and Joy, her great-grandchildren Eilidh and Finlay and many more. Janet’s funeral service, to which all are welcome, will be held at Inverness Crematorium on Friday December 2nd, at 1pm. Family flowers only please; donations to Mercy Ships may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors: John Fraser & Son, 17 – 29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

23 November 2022

McDonald (Inverness)

Suddenly but peacefully at Raigmore Hospital on 16th November 2022, Thomas (Tommy) McDonald, aged 87 years, Ardness Place, Inverness. Ex A.I. Welders. Much loved husband of the late Peggy McDonald, partner of Cath, loving dad to Tommy, Margaret, John, Jenny, Brian, Robert, Kenneth and the late Lynn, a dear gaga, great gaga, uncle, brother, and father in law. Funeral Ceremony on Thursday 1st December at 12.30pm in the funeral home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Tommy for Down's Syndrome Highlands & Islands Branch may be given at the ceremony. Car parking available at the funeral home.

18 November 2022

MCLEOD (MARYBURGH)

Peacefully at Strathallan House Care Home, Strathpeffer on 16th November 2022, Mary Lily Mcleod (nee Dunbar), aged 95 years, late of Maryburgh and Fort William, Beloved wife of the late Alex Mcleod, much loved mum of Callum and Graham, loving granny of Liam, Lucy, Jason, Kirsty and Emma. Graveside service on Thursday 1st December at 12noon in Grange Cemetery, Peterhead. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Mary for Alzheimer Scotland may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

17 November 2022

Young (Cornwall / Forres)

Peacefully at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro on 10th November 2022, Margaret Young (nee Paton), aged 81 years, late of Forres. Beloved wife of Alexander Young, much loved mum of Sheenagh and David, also a dear granny, sister and aunt. Funeral service on Tuesday 29th November at 12.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Margaret for Cancer Research UK may be given at the service. Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

16 November 2022

MacBeth (Inverness)

Peacefully after a hard struggle on Wednesday 9th November 2022 at his home, Rozel, Nairnside, Uisdean Dickson, long time employee of Hugh Macrae & Co and latterly as Clerk of Works with Albyn Housing Association. Dearly loved and loving husband of Margo, dear brother of Billy and the late Maureen and brother-in-law to Doreen, a much respected uncle, great uncle and great great uncle, and special to Jenna, also a good and true friend to many. He will be sorely missed.

Funeral details to follow.

11 November 2022

Hooper (Inverness)

Suddenly but peacefully at home on 8th November 2022 after a long illness, with her daughter, Marjory and grand-daughter, Donna by her side, Annie Hooper, aged 88 years, Wyvis Place, Inverness. Beloved wife of the late Jackie Hooper, a devoted mother, grandmother, great granny and sister of Gordon, Harry, Isobel and the late Alex, Marjorie and Bertrum Macdonald. Will be sadly missed by her friends, neighbours and all who knew her. Funeral ceremony on Thursday 24th November at 1pm in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Annie for Highland Home Carers may be given at the ceremony.

The cortege will leave 19 Wyvis Place (the square) at approx. 12.15pm for those who wish to pay their respects.

11 November 2022

MACLENNAN (STRATHVAICH / INVERNESS)

Peacefully in the exceptional care of The Lodge Unit, Daviot Care Home, Inverness, on Tuesday 8th November 2022, Grace Margaret MacLennan, aged 95 years, formerly of Strathvaich and late of Loch Lann Road, Inverness. Beloved wife of the late Duncan, cherished mother of Christine and Elizabeth, dear mother in law of John and loving sister of the late Kenneth MacLennan, Strathrannoch. Funeral service on Wednesday 16th November at 12.30pm in Smithton Free Church, Murray Road, Inverness. All welcome to attend. Private interment at Garve New Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Grace for Daviot Care Home may be given at the service.

29 November 2022

Fraser (Inverness)

Mary and family wish to express sincere thanks for the many who sent messages of sympathy by card, telephone and also floral tributes received. Grateful thanks to Ambulance, A&E and ICU staff for their excellent care. Thanks to Dingwall Auction Mart and to Len Cazaly for support and fitting service and piper Colin Innes and many others for help and support. £3,418.74 was raised at funeral for Highland Hospice and R.S.A.B.I.

Dunain Mains, Inverness.

23 November 2022

MACLENNAN (STRATHVAICH / INVERNESS)

Christine and Elizabeth wish to convey their sincere thanks to family and friends for all expressions of sympathy extended to them following the sad loss of their mother, Grace. Special thanks to Rev. A. Macleod for his comforting service and to Ali MacDonald for her kindness and compassion to Grace over the years – both of Smithton Free Church. Grateful thanks to Drs MacKinnon and Watmough, Culloden Medical Practice and to all the staff in the Lodge Unit, Daviot Care Home for their exemplary care of Grace. Finally, sincere thanks to Fiona’s Flowers and to Vicki Fraser, Drew Green and team at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, for sensitivity and support with the excellent funeral arrangements; and to all those who attended the service and donated towards Daviot Care Home in memory of Grace.

7 Balgown, Struan, Isle of Skye.

23 November 2022

Thomson (Inverness)

Margaret wishes to express thanks most sincerely to relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to her personally, by letters, cards and telephone, also for the beautiful floral tributes received in her sad loss of Ian. Special thanks to Highland Hospice staff for wonderful care and kindness. Thanks also to Celebrant Glynis Woodhead for a fitting service and to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for great support with the funeral arrangements.

12 Green Drive, Inverness.

17 November 2022

Sharp (Inverness)

Bill, Justin and family wish to thank relatives and friends for their kind expressions of sympathy shown in their recent bereavement. We would also like to extend our thanks to Dr Burnett, Crown Medical Practice, the District and Marie Curie Nurses, also staff and nurses at the Highland Hospice. Also to Sheila Hallam and her team for the catering. Special thanks to Laura Gillespie for her uplifting service and finally to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their excellent support with the funeral arrangements.

15 November 2022

MacKenzie (North Kessock / John O' Groats)

Norman and 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. Grateful thanks to the Highland Hospice for her care and attention. Donations received £1360.00. Special thanks to Humanist Celebrant Linda Smith for all her support and for a fitting service, and to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

14 November 2022

MacLachlan (North Kessock)

The family of the late Dennis MacLachlan wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and the staff of the North Kessock Hotel for their heartfelt sympathy during our recent bereavement. The tenderness and support shown by all is so very much appreciated. We also wish to thank the doctors and nursing staff of the Highland Hospice, Dingwall District Nurses, the Palliative Care Team and Burnfield Medical Practice for their outstanding care during his short illness. Special thanks to Rev Mike Rattenbury for his uplifting service and Sandy MacDonald for his most profound eulogy. Thanks to all for donations collected at the service and thereafter, these will be forwarded to the Highland Hospice. Finally, many thanks to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion shown during the excellent funeral arrangements.

14 November 2022

den Tieter (Inverness)

The family of the late Louis den Tieter have been overwhelmed with all the kindness and support provided by family and friends (near and far), neighbours and Louis’ friends and staff at the Inverness Royal Academy. The kind expressions of sympathy from people in the local community have also been greatly appreciated. In addition, very special thanks go to everyone at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness and Laura Gillespie, Celebrant, Humanist Society Scotland, for their sensitivity, compassion and exemplary service during this difficult period. Their support and expertise in putting together a very special ceremony befitting the wonderful young man that Louis had become. Lastly, thanks are due to all those who donated to the charities nominated on behalf of Louis.

14 November 2022

MacFarquhar (North Kessock)

The family and friends of the late Ada MacFarquhar wish to thank all who came to pay their respects at Knockbain Free Church, North Kessock. Special thanks to the wonderful and caring staff at Urray House; Reverend Farquhar Renwick for his comforting service; Fiona’s Flowers and Drew Green at John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

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