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Family Notices

23 October 2020

Hemsley (Nairn)

On 21st October 2020, Alex Hemsley, aged 63 years. Funeral private.

22 October 2020

MacKinnon (Drumnadrochit)

Peacefully in the care of Moss Park Care Home, Fort William, on 19th October 2020, Duncan MacKinnon, aged 65 years, of Drumnadrochit, formerly of Glendale, Isle of Skye. Funeral private. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

22 October 2020

Malleny (Munlochy)

Peacefully on 16th October 2020, Derek Malleny, aged 74 years, Munlochy, formerly Edinburgh and New Zealand. Funeral private.

22 October 2020

Reid (Inverness / Hawick)

Suddenly but peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on Sunday 18th October 2020, George William Reid (Bill), aged 86 years, formerly of St Fergus Drive, Inverness, retired window cleaner. Beloved husband of Bette, loving dad of Alan, Brian, Neil, Jill and Anne, much loved papa to Sarah, Amy, Lesley, Suzanne, Claire, Craig, Cameron, Ruairidh and Kirsty, also a dear friend to many. A private family service will take place on Thursday 29th October at 12.45pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness. Family flowers only please. Donations in Bill’s memory may be made directly to the Highland Hospice. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com

21 October 2020

Cumming (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 18th October 2020, Robin Cumming, aged 87 years, Elm Park, Inverness, former lecturer at the Scottish School of Forestry, and former active member of the Highland Hillwalking Club, Great Glen Walking Club, Inverness Nordic Ski Club and Ramblers Inverness. Beloved husband of Gisela and much loved dad to Alastair and Anna, father in law of Anna and Steven, also a loving grandad to Aiden, Kody and Max. Due to current restrictions, funeral private. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

15 October 2020

Jeremiah (Inverness)

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Martin, aged 76 years, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 11th October 2020. Beloved husband of Ann, much loved dad of Sarah and Joanne, cherished grandad of Jacob and Hannah. A private family service will be held on Thursday 22nd October at 12.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness. Family flowers only please. Live stream available via www.johnfraserandson.com

14 October 2020

Macleod (Inverness)

Suddenly at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 9th October 2020, Marie Macleod, aged 78 years, MacEwen Drive, Inverness, beloved wife of the late Rory, much loved mother of Fiona and Gordon, sister to Iain Mackenzie, Upper Bayble, Isle of Lewis, sister in law, auntie and friend to many. A private family service will take place on Tuesday 27th October at 12.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness. Family flowers only please. Live stream available via www.johnfraserandson.com

14 October 2020

Donnachie (Inverness)

On 11th October 2020, Margaret Donnachie, aged 74 years. Funeral private.

14 October 2020

Barlow (Culbokie)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 8th October 2020 after a long illness borne with courage and dignity, Patricia, aged 84 years. Beloved wife of the late Dudley, much loved Mum of Robert, Elaine, Yvonne and Peter and a dearly loved nanny and great nanny. Funeral private. Donations, if desired may be forwarded directly to either Macmillan Nurses or Marie Curie Nurses. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall.

12 October 2020

Elrick (Inverness)

At home on 3rd October 2020, Agnes Mortimer Elrick (Nancy), aged 61 years. Funeral private.

8 October 2020

Mair (Inverness)

Suddenly but peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 4th October 2020, Patricia Mair, aged 69 years, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness. Beloved wife of the late Gordon, a dear sister and good friend. A private service will be held on Friday 16th October at 12.45pm. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com

8 October 2020

Moffat (Inverness)

Peacefully after a short illness on 5th October 2020, Agnes Moffat (nee Braid), aged 93 years, Kenneth Street, Inverness. Beloved wife of the late Jim, much loved mum of Susan and Jennifer, also a dearly loved granny and great granny. Funeral private. Agnes’s cortege will leave the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son on Chapel Street at 10.30am on Thursday 15th October and will travel via the Cathedral end of Kenneth Street en route to Inverness Crematorium for all those who wish to pay their last respects.

8 October 2020

MacKenzie (Inverness)

Peacefully at home with her family by her side on 2nd October 2020, Catherine Munro Townsley nee Stewart (formerly Glass), aged 73 years, Dalneigh. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

5 October 2020

Drummond (Inverness)

At Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 30th September 2020, James, aged 75 years. Funeral private.

5 October 2020

Bolger (Inverness)

At Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 1st October 2020, William Bolger (Billy). Funeral private.

5 October 2020

McDonald (Muir of Ord)

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Betty McDonald (nee Grigor) at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 1st October 2020, aged 85 years. Beloved wife of the late James, dearly loved mum of Carol and James, dear mother in law to Jim, Nannie to Lianne, Jamie, Angie, Aidan and Niamh. Great Nannie to Lily, Daisy, Lulu, Jordan and Reece. Sister to Jean, Jessie, Hector and the late Sandy, Margaret and Wullie. Good friend and neighbour to many. Funeral private due to current restrictions. Donations in Betty’s memory may be made directly to Renal Unit, Raigmore Hospital. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

5 October 2020

Georgeson (Kirkhill)

Peacefully at home on 1st October 2020 with her loving family by her side, Margaret Georgeson (nee Bruce), aged 84 years, Kirkhill. Beloved wife of the late Peter, much loved mum of Peter, Bruce, Carol, Yvonne and Aileen, loving Nanny Fi of Darren, Lee, Abby, Drina, Marko, Ruaridh and Mhairi, great gran to Leighton, Lori, Teddy and Olly, a dear mother in law and aunt. A private family service will take place on Monday 12th October at 12.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com

19 October 2020

Moffat (Inverness)

Susan and Jennifer would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours for sympathy shown to them in their recent sad bereavement. They also wish to thank the doctors and nursing staff of wards GA and 7A at Raigmore Hospital and to the doctors at Kingsmills Medical Practice for their care over many years. Special thanks to Rev Penelope Smirthwaite for her uplifting service and to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

19 October 2020

Corlett (Kinlochewe)

Cathie and Mabel would like to thank all family, neighbours and friends for their support and kind expressions of sympathy. Isle View, Aultbea for their exceptional and tender care. Rev Mike Rattenbury for a personal and fitting service. Drew Green for his guidance and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their professional service.

19 October 2020

McDonald (Muir of Ord)

The family of the late Betty McDonald wish to thank most sincerely all relatives friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent sad bereavement, also for the cards and beautiful floral tributes received. Special thanks to the Doctors and Nurses at the Renal Unit and Ward 6C Raigmore Hospital for all their care. Thank you to all who donated so generously in “Betty’s memory” to the Renal Unit, to Halde Pottinger for his fitting ceremony and to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

16 October 2020

Georgeson (Kirkhill)

The family of the late Margaret Georgeson wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy given during their recent sad loss. Special thanks to Aileen Gallagher and the District Nurses, also to Ann Baird from Marie Curie and Julie from Macmillan Nurses. Thanks also to Glynis Woodhead for an exceptional service and to Drew Green and the team at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their excellent funeral arrangements. Many thanks to all those who donated money to various Cancer Charities.

13 October 2020

Glass / MacKenzie (Inverness)

The family of the late Catherine Glass/MacKenzie would like to express their sincere thanks to all family, friends and neighbours who attended the celebration of Catherine’s life and for all the beautiful floral tributes received. Sincere thanks to Glynis Woodhead for her lovely service and to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for making her day so special.

12 October 2020

MacDonald (Ardersier)

Jacqueline, Wendy, Ailsa and families wish to thank their relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy given to them on the sad loss of their dad, Jack MacDonald. Thanks to the Nursing staff at Raigmore Hospital for their care given to Jack when in Ward’s 6C and 5A. Thanks to Glynis Woodhead of Highland Ceremonies for conducting the ‘Celebration of Jacks Life’ at Tore Cemetery. Acknowledgement and appreciation to John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall for their sensitivity and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

12 October 2020

Mackenzie (Inverness / Stornoway)

The family of the late Agnes Mackenzie wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for sympathy shown to them in their recent sad loss. Thank you to the doctors at Kingsmills Medical Practice, Community Nurses and Donald Mackay, Macmillan Nurse for his kind and caring support shown to Agnes and also her family. Special thanks to Pastor Paul McLaughlan and Rev. Tommy MacNeil for their very personal and uplifting service. Finally thanks to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness and A. MacRae, Keith Street, Stornoway for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

6 October 2020

Dawson (Inverness)

Connie, Fiona and family thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy in so many different ways on their very sad loss of Bill. Grateful thanks also to all the medical teams, especially Rachel, involved in his care over the past few years. Special thanks to the Reverend Douglas Robertson and the Reverend John Ferguson for a comforting service. Thanks also for donations to the Salvation Army and Alzheimer Scotland (Research) and finally to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Sarah Maclean for their efficient and sensitive funeral arrangements.

6 October 2020

Christie (Dingwall)

Joan and family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the many kind expressions of sympathy they received by the way of cards, flowers and phone calls following the passing of Hamish. Special thanks to the staff of Southside Nursing Home, Inverness for the care shown to him over the last few months. Thanks to Rev Drausio Goncalves for his comforting service at the graveside, to all who paid their last respects and to those who lined the route in Dingwall and Marybank to say their last farewells. Special thanks to John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall for their professional and caring support with the funeral arrangements.

5 October 2020

Franklin (North Kessock)

The family of the late Cyril Franklin wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement. A special thanks to the carers at Spynie Care Home for their care over the last three years and to all who attended the funeral service. Thanks also to Sarah Maclean and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

5 October 2020

Pirie (Cullen / Inverness)

The family of the late Madge Pirie 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 the staff at Ward GC, Raigmore Hospital and at Crown Medical Practice for their care and attention. Special thanks to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion and to Glynis Woodhead at Highland Ceremonies for conducting the celebration of Madge’s life and for her kind words.

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  • National Association of Funeral Directors
  • Society of Allied & Independent Funeral Directors
  • British Institute of Embalmers
  • Golden Charter Funeral Plans
  • British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons

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