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Family Notices

11 May 2021

Dalgetty (Muir of Ord)

Peacefully on Thursday 6th May 2021, in the wonderful care of all the staff in Wards 6C and 2C, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, Alistair James Dalgetty (Alec), aged 82 years, Coilach Farm, Muir of Ord. Youngest son of the late Jessie and Peter. Beloved brother and uncle. A private family service will be held on Monday 17th May in the Free Presbyterian Church, Dingwall; thereafter to Urray Cemetery, arriving approx. 12 noon for those who wish to pay their last respects. Flowers are welcome and may be forwarded to John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall.

10 May 2021

Packer (Inverness)

Suddenly at home on 5th May 2021, Elizabeth (Liz), aged 83 years, former Arnott’s Department Manager. Beloved wife of the late Les, much loved mam of Liz and son in law Steve, cherished granny of Amy, Stuart and Andrew and great granny to Dylan and Hollie. Sadly missed by all her family and friends. A private family funeral will be held on Friday 14th May at 10am in Inverness Crematorium. No flowers please but donations, if desired, can be forwarded directly to Highland Hospice or via the John Fraser & Son Facebook page. Livestream link available via Mrs Elizabeth Packer 14/5/21 10am

6 May 2021

Cruickshank (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 29th April 2021, Rhona Cruickshank, aged 88 years. Dearly loved wife of Ernest, much loved mother of Donald and Robert, special Nanny of Hannah, Katherine, Felicity and Hugh, mother in law to Gillian and Jane, will be greatly missed by many friends in church, bridge and golf circles. A private family service will take place on Friday 14th May at 12.15pm in Inshes Church, Inverness. Livestream available via www.insheschurch.org Donations in memory of Rhona can be forwarded directly to Parkinson’s UK. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

6 May 2021

Ross (Invergordon)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 30th April 2021, with his family by his side, Kenneth (Kenny) Ross, aged 82 years, Ken Ross Cycles, Invergordon, much loved brother of Alice, dear uncle of Marina and Laura and friend to many. Funeral service on Monday 10th May at 1pm in Rosskeen Cemetery. Cortege to travel through High Street, Invergordon at approx. 12.45pm for those who wish to pay their last respects. Family flowers only please. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

5 May 2021

Horne (Inverness)

Sadly but peacefully on 2nd May 2021, in the care of Castlehill Care Home, Andrew, aged 74 years, 48 Dunabban Road, Inverness. Beloved husband of Pat and loving father of Sean, also a dear brother and uncle. Will be sorely missed. Funeral ceremony on Wednesday 12th May at 11am in Inverness Crematorium. No flowers please. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

5 May 2021

Morrison (Inverness)

Peacefully at RNI Community Hospital, Inverness on 3rd May 2021, Stanley Morrison, aged 86 years. Much loved husband, father, granda and great granda. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered. Due to Covid restrictions the service at Inverness Crematorium will be by invitation only. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

4 May 2021

McIntosh (Avoch)

Suddenly, on 28th April 2021, Jennifer Maud McIntosh (nee Patience) aged 85 years, Rose Place, Avoch. Beloved wife of the late John McIntosh, dear mam of Brian, Anne, Allan, Ellen and the late Kerr, a loving and much loved mother in law, granny and great granny. A private family service, due to current government guidelines, will take place on Thursday 13th May at 11am in Avoch Congregational Church. The cortege will leave the church at approximately 11.25am for those who wish to pay their last respects. Family flowers only please. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

30 April 2021

Lang (Glasgow)

On 18th April 2021 at Highview House Nursing Home, Inverness, Sylvia Lang, formerly of Glasgow, beloved sister of the late William, sister in law of the late Jane Ann, much loved aunt of Fiona, Graham and Caroline, great aunt of Kirstie, William and Heather. Funeral service in accordance with current government guidelines, will take place in North Dalnotter Cemetery. All enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel 01463 233366.

29 April 2021

Ross (Culloden / Tomatin)

Very peacefully, with her family by her side and in the care of Kingsmills Care Home, Inverness, on the 24th of April 2021, Helen Ross (nee McGregor) aged 89 years. Formerly of Culloden and Tomatin. Beloved and devoted wife of the late Andrew (John) Ross, much loved Mam to her son John (Ian) and her late daughters Isobel and Elsie. A loving Granny to Scott and Martin and a cherished Mother in law to Denise and the late Derek. Funeral service private in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter interment in Kilvean Cemetery.

28 April 2021

Tough (Dingwall / Aberdeen)

Peacefully in the care of Strathallan House Residential Home on 23rd April 2021, Christian Clark Tough (Chrissie), aged 92 years, formerly of Mastrick, Aberdeen. Much loved wife, mother, granny, great granny, mother in law, sister, sister in law, aunt and great aunt. Funeral service on Thursday 6th May at 10am in Inverness Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall. Livestream link available via Mrs Christian (Chrissie) Tough 6/5/21 10am

28 April 2021

Gordon (Fearn)

Peacefully at home with his children on 24th April 2021, Alexander Hunter Gordon, aged 69 years, of Balmuchy Farm, Fearn. Husband of the late Anne (nee Munro), survived by children Anna and Richard, John and Antonia, much loved grandfather of Savannah, Alexa, Finlay and Johnny, brother to Louisa and Anna. Special thanks to Marie Curie Nurses and District Nurses for supporting his time at home. Donations in memory of Alex can be forwarded directly to Marie Curie or via our Facebook page. Private funeral service will take place at Fearn Abbey. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

28 April 2021

MacKenzie (Inverness)

Suddenly at home on 22nd April 2021, Donald ‘Gordie’ MacKenzie, aged 71 years, Mackintosh Road, Inverness (retired Brickie), dearly loved partner of the late Johan, much loved dad of Ali, Bobby and Kevin, dear brother to Roddy and Caroline and a great friend to many. Sadly missed. A private family ceremony will take place on Friday 7th May at 11am in Inverness Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Gordie can be forwarded directly to Marie Curie (a charity close to his heart) or can be given via our Facebook page. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness. Livestream link available via Mr Donald Gordon Mackenzie 07/05/2021 11:00AM

22 April 2021

MacLean (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 18th April 2021, Ella MacLean (Nee MacKenzie), aged 76 years, 32 George Street, Inverness. Much loved mum of the late Anne and Joni, a dearly loved granny and sister. Private family funeral. Donations in memory of Ella can be forwarded directly to Cancer Research UK or via our Facebook page. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

12 May 2021

Tough (Dingwall / Aberdeen)

The family of the late Chrissie Tough wish to thank all their relatives and friends for the sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement. Thanks especially to all the staff of Strathallan Care Home, Strathpeffer for all the care and love shown over the last 4 years. Finally, thank you to all of the team at John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall for their great kindness and support with the funeral arrangements.

12 May 2021

MacKenzie (Inverness)

The family of the late Donald “Gordie” MacKenzie wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them. Thank you to all who attended the funeral service and donated to our chosen charity. A special thanks to Glynis Woodhead for her lovely service. Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

6 May 2021

Hume (Alness / Inverness)

Neil, Mandy and Garry wish to thank you most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy, flowers, texts, emails and calls extended to them in their recent sad bereavement of our dad and lovely father-in-law. They have been comforting and heart warming during this difficult time and have been a reminder of the impact that Alec had on so many others. Thanks to all who donated generously the amount of £799.70 to Alzheimer’s Scotland. We are so grateful for the help and support from organisations such as Carr Gomm, MacKenzie Centre and Woodlands. Special thanks to the care and attention shown by staff from Castle Care. We also will to express our gratitude to all doctors and staff at Crown Medical Practice, along with Mary Jane McWilliam from Social Work, the District Nurse Team and Lisa Monaghan, Old Aged CPN for providing exemplary care and compassion. Finally, thank you to Glynis Woodhead for her fitting service and to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Drew Green for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

5 May 2021

MacPherson (Inverness)

Mairi, Norma, Jane and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the sympathy and kindness extended to them on their recent bereavement. Grateful thanks for cards, flowers, home baking and phone calls received. Thank you to those who were able to attend the service and those that linked in online and to all who donated to Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland. Sincere thanks to Rev Mike Rattenbury for his personal and fitting tribute to our Dad and to Drew Green at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for sensitive and professional arrangements.

5 May 2021

Bethune (Redcastle)

The family of the late Georgina Bethune wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement. Thanks to Dr Craighead and Dingwall Medical Practice for their care. Special thanks to all at Wyvis House Care Home for looking after Mam, also special thanks to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall for their sensitivity and support with funeral arrangements and special thanks to Rev James Bissett for the service.

4 May 2021

Currie (Dingwall)

Wyn and Steve Currie would like to express their sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours who sent messages of sympathy, flowers and much support during their sad loss. Grateful thanks to Dr Jonathan Fletcher for his care and attention; Rev Stephen Macdonald and Mr Andrew Adamson for the moving and deeply personal service. Thanks also to Drew Green and all at John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements. Money was raised for the British Heart Foundation.

4 May 2021

Munro (Avoch)

The family of the late V Munro wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent bereavement, personally, by cards, messages, telephone and beautiful floral tributes. They also wish to thank all who attended the funeral service and made it a special celebration and for the kind donations to Highland Hospice in memory of V, which have raised around £1200. Special thanks to Rev. Mark Hughes for his support and for his uplifting service and finally, thank you to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their exceptional care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

3 May 2021

Luff (Nairn)

Mike Luff would like to express his sincere thanks to all family, friends and neighbours for their kind words of sympathy, love and support during this difficult time. He extends his heartfelt thanks to all of the staff at the Highland Hospice who looked after Debbie and him during her final days. Special thanks go to Dr Arun Sunnikutty of the Nairn Health Care Group for the support he has provided throughout Debbie’s’ illness and to the Oncology Team at Raigmore Hospital, especially Dr Allison Nicholls and Lucy Heycock who gave Debbie both medical and moral support. Thanks also to Rev Norma Higgott for conducting such a lovely service and finally to Vicki Fraser of John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for her compassion in the making of the funeral arrangements.

27 April 2021

Don (Inverness)

Scott, Alan, Mike and families wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent sad bereavement; personally, by card and telephone. They also wish to thank neighbours and friends for the moving tribute at Culduthel Gardens. Grateful thanks to all at Cameron House for the loving care and attention shown to Joan. Special thanks to Glynis Woodhead for her sensitive and uplifting service and to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Vicki Fraser and Drew Green, for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

27 April 2021

Ross (Inverness / Lybster)

The family of the late Margaret Ross would like to extend sincere thanks to the many relatives, friends and neighbours who sent messages of sympathy, flowers and helped during their recent bereavement. They also wish to thank the doctors and nursing staff at Ward 2C, Raigmore Hospital. Special thanks to Glynis Woodhead, Celebrant, for her support and a fitting service. Finally, thank you to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

27 April 2021

McQuade (Inverness)

The family of the late James McQuade would like to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and his colleagues at the Highland Foodbank for the kind expressions of sympathy which have supported them during their recent sad loss. Heartfelt thanks to Dr Smith and colleagues at Kinmylies Medical Practice, Louise Barr from Macmillan and the Marie Curie nurses for their care and tenderness. Special thanks to Humanist Laura Gillespie for the sensitive and uplifting service and also to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Sarah Maclean, for the dignified manner in which James was cared for and the exceptional support afforded to the family in arranging James’s final journey.

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  • National Association of Funeral Directors
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  • British Institute of Embalmers
  • Golden Charter Funeral Plans
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