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Family Notices

8 April 2021

McQuade (Inverness)

Peacefully at home on 4th April 2021 with his family, who feel honoured to have been with him until the end, James McQuade, aged 52 years, Kinmylies Way, Inverness. An enthusiastic and valued member of the team at Blythswood Food Bank. Sadly missed by all his family – near and far. A gentle soul who never judged and always gave. A private family service will be held on Tuesday, 20th April, at 2pm in Inverness Crematorium. Livestream link available via Mr James McQuade 20/04/2021 2:00PM

8 April 2021

MacRae (Dingwall)

After a short illness at the Ross Memorial Hospital, Dingwall, on 5th April 2021, Myra MacRae (nee Steele), aged 84 years, beloved wife of the late John (Dot), dearly loved mum of Teresa, Marlene and Pamela, a much loved nana, nannie and great nana, dear mother in law, sister, sister in law, aunt and friend to many. A private family funeral, due to current government guidelines, will take place on Tuesday 13th April at 2pm in Mitchell Hill Cemetery. Myra’s cortege will leave 2 Mackay Square at 1.40pm for all those who wish to pay their last respects. Family flowers only please. Donations to Ross Memorial Hospital / Dementia Scotland can be made here: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/myra-macrae Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall.

6 April 2021

Macpherson (Heaste, Isle of Skye)

Peacefully in the care of Oversteps Care Home, Dornoch on 5th April 2021, Effie Macpherson, aged 100 years, formerly District Nurse, Kyleakin. A much loved aunt and great aunt. Enquiries to John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall, tel 01349 808666.

1 April 2021

Rae (Inverness / Oykel)

Peacefully at Cradlehall Nursing Home, Inverness, on 28th March 2021, Margaret, aged 90 years, former teacher at Schoolhouse Oykel and member of An Comunn. A loving daughter, aunt and cousin. Funeral private. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

1 April 2021

Corlett (Kinlochewe)

Peacefully in the tender care of Strathburn House Gairloch on Monday 29th March 2021, Cathie Corlett, aged 88 years, Kinlochewe. Devoted wife of the late Peter, much loved mother of Mabel, dearly beloved sister, sister in law and aunt. A private interment will take place in Kirkton Old Cemetery. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

1 April 2021

Forbes (Avoch)

In the care of Fairburn House Nursing Home, on 25th March 2021, Andrew Scott Forbes, aged 64 years, formerly of Fletcher Gardens, Avoch. Much loved brother of Richard, Duncan and the late David. Funeral private. Enquiries to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

1 April 2021

Latham (Inverness)

Peacefully at home on 30th March 2021, Mary Latham, aged 85 years, Inverness. Beloved wife of the late Tony Latham, much loved mum of Fiona and Kirsty, loving gran of Abi, Luke and Thomas, dear mother in law of Neil and Chris, a dear sister to Rose, Malcolm and the late Bob. A private family service will take place on Friday 16th April at 2pm in Inverness Crematorium. Live stream link available via Mrs Mary Sloan Latham 16/4/21

31 March 2021

Phillips (Inverness)

Suddenly on 28th March 2021, Gavin Phillips, aged 59 years, World Pool Champion. Beloved husband of Jane, much loved dad of Stuart, Lynsey and Brian, dearly loved brother, brother in law, son in law and uncle, also sadly missed by his companion Tia. A private family ceremony will be held on Wednesday, 7th April at 12 noon in the funeral home of John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness. Donations in Gav’s memory may be made to Save the Dogz via Paypal: savethedogz19@hotmail.com. Gav’s cortege will pass the Chieftain Hotel at approximately 11.40am en route to the funeral home for those who wish to pay their respects. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com/live-services

25 March 2021

Barron (Inverness)

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family, at Raigmore Hospital, on 23rd March 2021, David Alexander Barron (Barney) aged 65 years, Inverness late of Nairn. Loving husband of Helen, legendary dad to Scott and Lesley, much loved brother of Margaret, a cherished uncle, son in law, brother in law and friend to many. A private ceremony will take place on Thursday 8th April at 1pm in the funeral home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com/live-...

25 March 2021

MacIver (Inverness)

Peacefully after a short illness, at Raigmore Hospital, on 23rd March 2021, Sheena, nee Cross, Boswell Road, Inverness. Dearly loved wife of the late Ian, much loved and devoted mother of Fiona and Andrew, dear mother-in-law of Bryce and Laurie, loving Granny of Rory, Anna, Beth and Euan. Funeral service private. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

25 March 2021

Clark (Inverness)

Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital on 23rd March 2021, John Alexander Clark (Jackie) of Culduthel Care Home, Inverness formerly Royal Ness Court, Inverness and “Bennachie”, Staffin, Isle of Skye. A much loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle, grand-uncle and friend to many. Will be greatly missed by his family and friends. A private family funeral will take place on Wednesday 31st March at 12noon in Ness Bank Church. Live stream link available by contacting John Fraser & Son on 01463 233366.

24 March 2021

Ash (Inverness)

Peacefully on 18th March 2021, Marlene Mackenzie Ash, aged 83 years, of Smithton Park, Inverness. Dearly loved mum, granny, great-granny, sister and aunt, also a loyal friend to many. A family service will be held on Tuesday 30th March at 10am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com/live-services

23 March 2021

DOBRZAŃSKA (INVERNESS)

At Raigmore Hospital on 16th March 2021, Wioleta Dobrzańska, aged 34 years. R.I.P. Funeral service private.

8 April 2021

Phillips (Inverness)

Mrs Phillips and family wish to thank all relatives and friends for all the flowers, cards and well wishes we have received during this difficult time. They also wish to thank everyone who attended the outside send off outside the Chieftain Hotel and to Morrison’s for their donation of flowers. They’d also like to thank Lettuce Eat for their generosity and Susan Foubister who delivered a fantastic service. Finally, they would like to thank all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Sarah Maclean, for their compassion and sensitivity throughout this difficult time.

6 April 2021

Maciver (Inverness)

The family of the late Sheena Maciver wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for many expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent bereavement. Thanks to staff of Ward 6A and Susan Morrison, Macmillan Nurse, for their outstanding care and Contrast Care Ltd for their exceptional care and help over the last six months. Special thanks to Rev David Scott for his comforting service. Finally, thanks to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their efficient and professional funeral arrangements. Inverness and Edinburgh.

6 April 2021

Briggs (Inverness)

The family of the late Liz Briggs wish to thank all those who paid their last respects to Liz at the Crematorium and online. Thanks to Rev. Douglas Robertson for conducting the service, and to all Liz’s neighbours and friends who have supported her over the years, especially the last few in Kingsmills Care Home. The family wish to give special thanks to the staff of Kingsmills Care Home for their professional and compassionate care of Liz. The family are very grateful to the team at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, for their guidance with funeral arrangements.

5 April 2021

Clark (Inverness)

The family of the late John Alexander Clark wish to thank all relatives and friends for the kind expressions of sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement. They also wish to thank the doctors and nursing staff of Fairfield Medical Practice, Raigmore Hospital and Culduthel Care Home for their care and attention over many years. Special thanks to Rev Fiona Smith of Ness Bank Church for her uplifting service. Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

29 March 2021

Macleod (Inverness)

Mrs Anne Macleod and family wish to express their sincere gratitude to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the overwhelming amount of support, cards, tributes and practical provision received over the last few months. We also wish to thank all the hospital staff on ward 5A Raigmore Hospital for their sensitive care and the staff at Culloden Medical Practice, particularly Dr Watmough. Finally, thank you to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their excellent funeral arrangements.

25 March 2021

McBeath (Kiltarlity)

The family of the late David McBeath would like to express their sincere thanks to all relatives and friends for the flowers, cards and letters received. These have been a great comfort after their recent bereavement. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses of Croyard Road Surgery for the excellent care and compassion he received. A big thank you to Glynis Woodhead, celebrant, for the uplifting and fitting service to David. A special thank you to Spud the Piper and finally to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their caring and compassionate assistance with the funeral arrangements.

23 March 2021

Fraser (Inverness)

The family of the late Hugh A. M. Fraser (Uisdean) would like to thank all relatives and friends for the numerous messages of sympathy received after the sad loss of their Father, Father-in-law, Grandfather and Great Grandfather just three days before his 94th Birthday. A very special thanks to the Rev Fergus Robertson for his friendship and support over the years and for his fitting service. Thanks, also to the many friends who paid their respects to Uisdean on the route and at Dores Cemetery. Thanks also to all the staff at Castlehill Care Home for their exceptional care and to the staff of Castle Care who visited Uisdean over the last few years. Grateful thanks also from the family to Uisdean's special neighbours in Old Mill Lane for their support and friendship. Lastly thanks to Vicki Fraser and her team at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their help and support with the funeral arrangements.

23 March 2021

MacKenzie (Inverness)

The family of the late Shina MacKenzie wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy extended to them for their recent sad loss. Also thanks to the nursing staff of Ward 5C, Raigmore Hospital for their exceptional care, special mention to S/N Liz MacKinnon. Many thanks to Highland Health Carers for their kind support. Thank you to the doctors and nurses of Burnfield Medical Practice. Grateful thanks to Rev. Dr. Malcolm Maclean for his comforting service and to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their professional handling of the funeral arrangements. Finally thanks to all who stood outside to wish farewell to Shina and to those who kindly donated to the Highland Hospice, to which the sum of £1,355 was raised.

23 March 2021

MacMillan (Inchmore)

Ian, Lynda, Allan and Karen 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 cards and telephone, also for the beautiful floral tributes received. Special thanks to Glynis Woodhead for her heartfelt service. Thanks also to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity shown to family and support with their excellent funeral arrangements.

22 March 2021

MacKinnon (Inverness / Corpach)

Donald and Ian would like to thank all family and friends for their support and sympathy shown to them at the recent sad loss of Mum Marion. We would like to thank the staff of Ward 7A, Raigmore Hospital and Ward 1 of the RNI Community Hospital for their care and compassion; also to all Mum’s carers for their hard work. We would like to thank Humanist Halde Pottinger for his moving service. Finally, thanks to the team at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their professionalism and compassion in all aspects of Mum’s funeral.

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