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Family Notices

14 February 2019

Drummond (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 10th February 2019, James Drummond, aged 73 years, Springfield Court, Inverness. Beloved husband of the late Christina, a much loved dad, granda, brother and uncle.  Funeral Ceremony on Wednesday, 20th February, at 10.30am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

14 February 2019

Peoples (Durness)

At home on 10th February 2019, Terry Peoples.  Funeral Ceremony on Wednesday 27th February at 2pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Marie Curie at the Ceremony or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17 – 29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

14 February 2019

Christie (Dingwall)

At the Ross Memorial Hospital, Dingwall on 7th February 2019, Megan Christie, aged 57 years, St Andrews Road, Dingwall.  Funeral ceremony on Thursday 21st February at 11am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Donations are invited for the Scottish Wildlife Trust.

14 February 2019

MacKenzie (Rosemarkie)

Peacefully at Inverness Royal Infirmary after a short illness bravely borne and with dignity, Elizabeth (Betty) MacKenzie (nee Barnes) on Tuesday 12th February 2019.  Loving wife of the late Robert MacKenzie (Bob), much loved mother of Robert and Susan, mother in law of Terry and cherished grandmother of Aaron and Keiran, a dearly loved sister of Joanie, Janet, Artie and the late Bertie and Winnie, a dear sister in law, aunt and great aunt.  Will be sorely missed.  Funeral service in Rosemarkie Church of Scotland on Monday 18th February at 1.30pm; thereafter interment in Fortrose & Rosemarkie New Cemetery.  Family flowers only please but donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for Macmillan Nurses and Gordon Memorial Hall, Rosemarkie or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

13 February 2019

Bauchope (Fochabers)

Peacefully at Culduthel Care Home, Inverness on 10th February 2019, Jessie, aged 94 years, formerly of Fochabers.  A loving sister, aunt and great aunt.  Funeral service on Tuesday 19th February at 10am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter interment in Rothiemay Cemetery, by Huntly, approximate time of arrival 2.30pm.  All welcome to attend.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

13 February 2019

Crayk (Inverness)

At home on 26th January 2019, Fred Norman Crayk, aged 89 years, retired Chief Inspector Northern Constabulary.  Husband of Mary and the late Edith, father, step-father and grandfather.  A private service was held at his own request.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

13 February 2019

Halley (Inverness)

Peacefully at the home of her son, Evelyn (Eve) Buchanan, nee Taylor, Rangemore Road, Inverness, on 11th February 2019, aged 98 years.  Beloved wife of the late Alexander (Sandy), much loved mother of Michael and mother in law of Wilma, loving nana to Fiona and Ross and greatly loved nana Halley to Ewan, James, Calum and Sam.  Funeral service on Friday 22nd February at 12.30pm in Old High Church, Church Street, Inverness, to which all are welcome to attend; thereafter interment private.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, may be given in aid of Children 1st at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

7 February 2019

Shaw (Muir of Ord)

Peacefully at Urray House Residential Home, Muir of Ord on 5th February 2019, John Stuart, aged 76 years, RIP, formerly of Edinburgh and Preston.  Beloved brother of Louise, Margaret, Veronica, Donald, Pauline, Catherine and the late Charles.  A much loved uncle of the family.  Requiem Mass will be held at St Mary's RC Church, Beauly on Wednesday 13th February at 10am.   Family flowers only please.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, tel 01349 808666.

7 February 2019

Swan (Inverness)

Peacefully in the exceptional care of the staff of the Isobel Fraser Care Home, Inverness on 3rd of February 2019, Margaret H. Swan (nee Dunkeld) aged 100 years.  Margaret was a loving wife of the late Bob Swan (dept of Ag. and Fish.) and loving mother / mother-in-law of Don and Margaret, Rob and Susan, Sinclair and Jeanette, and Ailsa and Stewart. Much loved and loving granny of Eleanor, Jenny, Alastair, Finlay and Iona and very delighted great granny of Felix, Ruby and Theo.  Margaret was a former president of Highland ladies curling club and stalwart member of Crown Church choir and Inverness Choral.  Funeral service on Friday 15th February 2019 at 12.45pm in Crown Church, Inverness thereafter to Inverness Crematorium. All warmly invited. Family flowers only. Donations, if wished, can be made at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA and will be split between Children 1st and British Heart Foundation.

7 February 2019

Kaka (Inverness)

Peacefully at home after a short illness on 5th February 2019, Jean Kaka (nee McLennan), Kildonan Crescent, Inverness.  Much loved mum and granny.  Funeral ceremony on Tuesday 12th February at 10am in Inverness Crematorium.  All friends and family welcome.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for the Highland Hospice at the ceremony or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

7 February 2019

Cunningham (inverness)

Peacefully at Ach an Eas Care Home, Inverness on 5th February 2019, Hannah Catherine (Nancy), aged 90 years, Clachnaharry.  Beloved wife of the late Alexander Cunningham.  A much loved partner and aunt.  Funeral service on Thursday 14th February at 12.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Ach an Eas at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

6 February 2019

Addly (Inverness)

Peacefully on Saturday 2nd February 2019 at Kingsmills Care Home, Inverness, Denis Addly formerly of Lochardil and latterly of Milton of Culloden, Inverness.  Beloved husband of the late Eileen, father of Susan and Kenneth, brother of Margaret.  Funeral Mass on Thursday 14th February at 10am in St Ninian’s R C Church, Culduthel Road, Inverness.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Water Aid at the Mass or maybe forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

 

6 February 2019

Parsons (Inverness)

Unexpectedly at home on 26th January 2019, Bryan Leslie Parsons, aged 72 years, Brae Park, Culloden and formerly of Sunnyside, a much loved father and grandfather.  Funeral Ceremony on Wednesday 13th February at 10.15am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, thereafter to Petty Cemetery, Tornagrain.  All friends respectfully invited.  Flowers welcome.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

6 February 2019

Parry (Isle of Skye)

At Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 29th January 2019, Elsie Mary Parry (Jackie), of Broadford.  Funeral Service on Wednesday 13th February at 1pm at Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Crossroads Care at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17 – 29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

 

6 February 2019

STODGELL (CROMARTY)

At Shoremill Care Home, Cromarty, on 4th February 2019, Rita Stodgell.  Funeral Private. 

6 February 2019

Jobling (Conon Bridge)

At home in Conon Bridge on 1stFebruary 2019, Valerie Jobling.  Funeral Service on Monday 11th February at 1pm at Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  No flowers.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, Tel 01349 808666.

 

4 February 2019

Lamont (Inverness)

Peacefully at Cameron House, Inverness, on 1st February 2019, Ronald Lamont (Ronnie), Park Road, Inverness, late of Ross Avenue, Ex B.T and Hydro Board.  Beloved husband of Christine, much loved dad and father in law of Iain and Julie, loving granda of Daniel and Rachael also a dear uncle.  Funeral service on Friday 8th February at 10.30am in the Free North Church, Bank Street, Inverness, thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please. Donations are invited for Friends of Cameron House at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

31 January 2019

George (Beauly)

The funeral service for the late Lilian George, aged 81 years, formerly of Braeview Park, Beauly, will be held on Wednesday 6th February, at 9.45am in Kilmorack & Erchless Church of Scotland, Beauly; thereafter to Mitchell Hill Cemetery, Dingwall.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, tel 01349 808666.

31 January 2019

Campbell (Inverness)

Suddenly at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 26th January 2019, Margaret (Meg) Campbell, aged 78 years, formerly of Bayview, Westhill.  Beloved wife of the late John (Jock).  Loving mother of Alan, Colin, Fiona and the late Malcolm and a much loved granny of Keira, Alastair and Megan.  Funeral private at her own request.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

31 January 2019

Petrie (Inverness)

Peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 27th January 2019, after a long battle fought with great courage and humour, Ronald (Ron/Ronnie) aged 76 years, (former driving instructor ACE School of Motoring and bus driver with Stagecoach; latterly R&D Couriers) adored dad of Amanda and Susan, dearly loved granda, great granda, brother, uncle, step dad and much loved by all his family and friends.  Funeral Ceremony on Saturday 9th February at 10.30am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Munlochy Animal Aid at the ceremony or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

31 January 2019

Milne (Inverness)

Peacefully at the Isobel Fraser Residential Home on Saturday 26th January 2019, Helen (Ella) Milne, in her 101st year, formerly of Cullaird Road.  Devoted wife of the late Douglas Milne, loving mother of Eric, mother in law to Joyce, Granma to Alan and Andrew.  A dear friend to many.  Funeral service on Wednesday 6th February, at 12.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for the Isobel Fraser Residential Home at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

31 January 2019

Dalgetty (Munlochy)

Peacefully, at home, after a long battle, on 26th January 2019, Peter David Dalgetty, aged 83 years, Bayhead Farm, much loved husband of the late Margo, also a loving dad and granda.  Funeral service on Monday 4th February at 1.30pm in Knockbain Church of Scotland, Munlochy; thereafter to Tore Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited at the service for Black Isle Carers or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

30 January 2019

Neeve (Inverness)

Peacefully at home on Saturday 26th January 2019, Emily Maude Neeve, (nee Partridge) known as Fez, aged 95.  Beloved wife of the late Frederick and greatly loved by her daughter Janis, son in law John, grandchildren Anna, Charlotte (Biddy) and the late Angus and great grandchildren Noah, Sunday, Mungo and Tilly.  Funeral ceremony on Tuesday 5th February at 10am at Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome.  Family flowers only please.  Enquiries to the funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

28 January 2019

McPhillips (Inverness)

Peacefully at the Highland Hospice on 25th January 2019, Lynne Elizabeth McPhillips, aged 43 years, of Culloden, Inverness, dearly loved partner of Malcolm, loving mum to Ruairidh and Orin, cherished daughter of Irene and Grahame, adored sister of Kristine and Alan, and a dear friend to many.  Funeral Ceremony on Tuesday 5th February at 11am at Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Please wear bright colours in memory of Lynne.  Family flowers only.  Donations are invited for the Highland Hospice at the ceremony or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

25 January 2019

Bateman (Ullapool)

At Mo Dhachaidh Care Home, Ullapool, on 23rd January 2019, Doreen May Bateman, aged 92 years.  Cremation private.

23 January 2019

Evans (Beauly)

Suddenly but peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 18th January 2019, Henrietta (Rietta) Alice Ann Evans, aged 77 years, Riverside Drive, Beauly.  Much loved wife of David, dear mum of Jackie, also a loving granny, step-mum and aunt.  Cremation private at her own request.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

22 January 2019

Paterson (Inverness)

Suddenly at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, after a short illness on Thursday 17th January 2019, Michael John, aged 74 years (Retired Chartered Accountant), Cradlehall, Inverness, beloved husband of the late Isobel, loved Dad of Judy and Graeme, much loved Grandad of Caitlin, Kirstin and Leon.  Funeral ceremony on Tuesday 29th January at 12 noon in Inverness Crematorium.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for the Highland Hospice at the ceremony or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

14 February 2019

Lamont (Inverness)

The family of the late Ronald Lamont wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for sympathy shown to them, both personally, by letter and telephone during their recent sad loss.  They also wish to thank the staff of Cameron House for their excellent care to Ronnie over the past 10 months.  Thanks also to Cairn Medical Practice, especially Dr Jerry O’Rourke.  Special thanks to Rev Douglas McKeddie for his support and fitting service.  Thanks also to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Drew Green and Susan Fraser for their excellent funeral arrangements.  Finally, thanks to those who donated £450 to the Friends of Cameron House.

12 February 2019

Campbell (Inverness)

The family of the late Margaret Campbell wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent sad loss.  Grateful thanks to Dr Lynn Kelly and nursing staff at Southside Medical Practice and doctors and nursing staff at Raigmore Hospital for their care and attention.  Thanks to all those who attended the private funeral service and donated so generously the amount of £230 to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JD RF).  Special thanks to Rev Bart Buell for all his support and uplifting service.  Thanks also to all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness (especially Sarah Maclean and Drew Green) for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

12 February 2019

Pearson (Inverness)

The family of the late Mrs Janet Margaret Pearson (Jenny) wish to thank all the relatives and friends for the kind expressions of sympathy received following their sad bereavement. These thanks extend to all the staff of ward 6C of Raigmore Hospital who cared for Jenny over her final days and also to the staff of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their assistance and support in such a difficult time. Thanks, are also due to Mr Alan Smurthwaite who officiated at the ceremony.

12 February 2019

Henderson (Inverness)

The family of the late David Dick Morgan Henderson would like to thank all friends and neighbours for their kind sympathy shown to them.  Thanks to the staff of Ward 6C who took such great care of our grandad and also to the doctors and district nurses of Kingsmills Surgery.  Special thanks to Rev Seoras MacKenzie for his lovely service and to all staff at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their help and support at this difficult time.

11 February 2019

Dalgetty (Munlochy)

The family of the late Peter David Dalgetty wish to thank all relatives and friends for the kind expressions of sympathy shown to them in their recent sad bereavement.  Thank you to Rev Susan Cord and all who attended the funeral service and donated the amount of £700 to Black Isle Carers.  Thanks also to Sarah Maclean and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, for their excellent funeral arrangements.

11 February 2019

Turnbull (Drumnadrochit)

The family of the late David Turnbull wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement and to all who attended the funeral service.  Special thanks to the Rev Hugh Watt for his uplifting service.  Thanks to doctors and nurses for their care.  Our thanks to the Clansman Hotel for excellent refreshments.  Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, for their assistance and care with the funeral arrangements.  £776.26 was the amount donated at the funeral for The Highland Hospice.

11 February 2019

Milne (Inverness)

Eric, Joyce, Alan and Andrew wish to thank most sincerely all the relatives, friends and neighbours for the sympathy shown to them in their recent passing of Ella. Grateful thanks to staff of Isobel Fraser Home for their care and kindness shown. Special thanks to Rev. Fiona Smith for her most comforting and uplifting service. Thanks to all who made a contribution at the service which amounted to £386.82. Finally thanks to Vicki Fraser, Sarah Maclean and all staff at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, for their excellent funeral arrangements.

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7 February 2019

Neeve (inverness)

Janis and John Nicholson and family would like to thank all relatives, friends, neighbours and carers for their kindness and messages of sympathy following the passing of Emily, known as Fez. They are very grateful for the compassion of all her carers, Burnfield Medical Practice and the Nurse Practitioners who helped her through her final days.  They are also grateful to Laura Gillespie for conducting such a fitting celebration of Fez's life and for the caring and professional guidance of Vicki Fraser and her staff at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, with regard to the funeral arrangements.

6 February 2019

Glass (Inverness)

Josie and Serena, Jess and Jessica would like to sincerely thank all relatives and friends for their kindness at this heart breaking time.  Special thanks to Laura Gillespie and Maggie from Oops A Daisy Flowers.  In the name of Sophie Sybella Glass, £758.63 was collected for Children 1st Inverness.  Special thanks to Vicki Fraser and her colleagues at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their excellent funeral arrangements.

30 January 2019

MacRae (Inverness)

The family of the late James Ross MacRae wish to thank all relatives and friends for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent sad bereavement.  They also wish to thank the staff at the Macmillan Suite and the community nurses who were so kind and helpful.  Their thanks are also extended to Rev K D Macleod for conducting the service and to Mr M Schouten and Mr T Maton for assisting.  Finally thank you to Vicki Fraser and her team at John Fraser & Son, Funeral Directors, Chapel Street, Inverness for their efficient arrangements.

30 January 2019

Evans (Beauly)

The family of the late Rietta Evans wish to thank all relatives, neighbours and friends who sent messages of sympathy and helped during their recent sad loss. Grateful thanks to Aird Medical Practice, Beauly, and doctors and nurses at Ward 7c, Raigmore Hospital, for their compassionate care. Special thanks to Glynis Woodhead, Civil Celebrant, for her beautifully conducted celebration of Rietta's life. Also to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements. The ashes of Henrietta Alice Ann Evans will be returned to her beloved birthplace in Melrose. Follow the blue sky.

30 January 2019

Robertson (Inverness)

The family of the late Maimie Robertson wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to the staff at the Ross Memorial Hospital for their excellent care for the last stage in Maimie’s life.  Thanks also to Sarah Maclean and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their help and support with the funeral arrangements.  Thanks for the donations of £226.20 which was collected for the British Heart Foundation.

30 January 2019

Ross (Inverness)

The family of the late Hugh Henderson Ross (Denny) wish to thank most sincerely all relatives and friends for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent sad loss.  Thanks to the staff of Ach-An-Eas Care Home for looking after Dad for the past three years.  Special thanks to the Rev Mike Rattenbury for his uplifting service and to all who attended the service, donating so generously to Alzheimer Scotland, raising £429.77.  Finally thank you to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their exceptional care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

23 January 2019

Fraser (Inverness)

The family of the late Ishbel Fraser wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kindness and sympathy in their recent sad bereavement.  Sincere thanks to Rev Alasdair Macleod, Smithton-Culloden Free Church, for an uplifting service which honoured Ishbel and gave glory to God.  Special thanks to Sarah Maclean and all at John Fraser & Son, Funeral Directors, Chapel Street, Inverness, for their sensitive and compassionate support with the funeral arrangements and to the Kingsmills Hotel for a lovely tea.  Finally, thank you to all who attended the service and graveside, and for donations of £283.50 for the Highland Hospice.

22 January 2019

Williams (Dingwall)

The family of the late George (Geordie) Williams wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy and support shown to them through Geordie’s illness and his death.  Grateful thanks to the doctors, nurses and all others from Dingwall Medical Group who helped him through his illness.  We would also like to thank the ambulance service which helped him with such kindness and compassion.  A huge thank you to all the medical staff and others at Raigmore Hospital.  You made his passing easier.  A very special thank you to Halde Pottinger, for his beautiful tribute.  It was exactly as it should have been; we could see Geordie smiling.  Finally, thank you so much to John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, especially Drew Green, for their sensitivity and support.

22 January 2019

Macdonald (Inverness)

The family of the late Iain Macdonald would like to thank all relatives and friends for their kind expression of sympathy extended to them on their sad loss. Grateful thanks to Rev Malcolm Maclean for his comfort and support and to the many that visited. Special thanks to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitive handling of the funeral arrangements. Also thanks to the Kingsmills Hotel for providing the catering. Finally thanks to all who came to pay their last respects at the church and graveside.

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