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Family Notices

2 August 2021

Leith (Cromarty)

Peacefully at Eilean Dubh Care Home, Fortrose, on 28th July 2021, Agnes Crawford Leith (nee Thomson), aged 79 years. Beloved wife of Henry, much loved mum of Alison, Isabella, Henry and David, loving gran and great-gran, also a dear mother in law, sister, sister in law and aunt. Funeral service on Thursday 5th August 2021 at 2pm in Cromarty West Church; thereafter to Cromarty Wester Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall.

29 July 2021

Reid (Inverness)

Suddenly at home on 25th July 2021, Diana Morrison Reid, (nee MacDonald), aged 80 years, Balloan Road, Inverness. Beloved wife of the late Patrick (Pat) Reid, dearly loved mam of Patricia and Martin, much loved nana of Callum and Caitlin, dear mother in law of Lorraine, also a dear sister and sister in law. Funeral service on Thursday 5th August at 11am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness. Flowers welcome. Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

28 July 2021

Baillie (Inverness)

Peacefully at Isobel Fraser Residential Home, Inverness on 23rd July 2021, Renee, aged 92 years, former school teacher. Beloved wife of the late Malcolm, much loved mum of Heather, Stuart, Colin and the late Ronald, adored grandma of Michael, Daniel, Thomas and Jack, dear sister of Ellen and aunt of Gordon. Funeral service on Wednesday 4th August at 12.30pm in the Crown Church, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery. Flowers welcome or donations, if desired, for the Isobel Fraser Residential Home may be given at the service or forwarded to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

21 July 2021

Reid (Inverness)

Peacefully at Castlehill Care Home, Inverness on Friday 16th July 2021, Elizabeth Reid (Betty), aged 85 years, St Fergus Drive, Inverness. Devoted wife of the late Bill, much loved mum of Alan, Brian, Neil, Jill and Anne, mother in law to Heather, Andrew and Gillian, loving granny to Sarah, Amy, Lesley, Suzanne, Claire, Craig, Cameron, Ruairidh and Kirsty, a dear great granny, sister, sister in law, auntie and friend to many. Funeral Service on Wednesday 28th July at 1pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, please telephone 01463 233366 if you would like to attend and are not in direct contact with the family. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Betty for Alzheimer Scotland may be given at the service or via our Facebook page. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com/live-services

20 July 2021

Russell (Dingwall)

Brian Russell, aged 76 years, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on Saturday 17th July 2021. He was a loving husband to Margaret for 56 years, a loving father, father in law, brother, brother in law, grandfather, uncle and friend to many. He will be sadly missed by all. Brian will leave from 29 Woodlands Road on Friday 23rd July at 11am and the funeral is by invitation only. The family request no flowers but donations can be made to the Renal Unit, Raigmore Hospital. Brian’s family would like to extend their thanks and appreciation to all for their kindness and support at this very difficult time. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall.

15 July 2021

Mackintosh (Inverness)

Peacefully on 6th July 2021 in the care of Highview Nursing Home, comforted by the dedicated staff, Catherine (Rena), nee Cuthbertson, aged 88 years, R.I.P. formerly of Invermoriston. Beloved wife of the late Andy, loving mam to Mary, Fiona and the late David, mother in law to Gordon, proud granny of David and Rebecca, sister to Donnie and the late Angie, sister in law, auntie to many and a dear friend. Funeral service on Wednesday 21st July at 12.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness by invitation only due to current restrictions. Interment thereafter at Tomnahurich Cemetery at 1.30pm to which all are welcome. Donations in memory of Rena, for Alzheimer Scotland, may be given via justgiving.com/fundraising/Alzheimer-Scotland-South-Highland.

15 July 2021

Malcolm (Inverness)

Peacefully on Wednesday 14th July 2021 in the excellent care of the RNI Community Hospital, Inverness, Frances Margaret Cruickshank Malcolm (nee Spence), aged 72 years, Kestrel Place, Inverness. Beloved wife of Allan, much loved mum of Hamish and Paul, mother in law of Diane and Michelle, devoted grandma to Daniel and Jodie, dear sister of Alan, Graham and Colin. Known to and loved by many colleagues during 46 years loyal service at the Kingsmills Hotel. Funeral service on Tuesday 27th July at 12.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, by invitation only due to current restrictions. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Frances for Macmillan Cancer Support may be given at the service or via our Facebook page. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com/live-services

15 July 2021

Mackintosh (Inverness)

Peacefully in the loving care of the staff at Kingsmills Care Home, Inverness, Thomas Mackintosh (Tommy), aged 79 years, Aultnaskiach Avenue, Inverness. Beloved husband of Carol, much loved dad of Darren and Paul, loving grandad of Sam, Ellie, Iona, Fergus and Lila, a dear brother, father in law and uncle. Funeral service on Thursday 29th July at 1pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness by invitation only due to current restrictions. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Tommy, for Alzheimer Scotland, may be given via our Facebook page. Livestream available via www.johnfraserandson.com/live-services

15 July 2021

Phillips (Inverness)

Sadly at home with his loving wife on Friday 9th July 2021, Len Phillips, Balloch, Inverness. Much loved husband of Val. Funeral service on Wednesday 21st July at 11am in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Len for Royal Star & Garter and Blind Veterans UK may be given via our Facebook page. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

15 July 2021

Sutherland (Inverness)

Peacefully in the loving care of the staff at Highview House Care Home, Inverness on 9th July 2021, Margaret Munro Sutherland, aged 83 years, Telford Street, Inverness, ex Royal Insurance. Dearly loved sister of Jenny, Willie, Moira, Donald, Tommy, Douglas, Sandy and the late Flora, also a much loved aunt. Funeral service on Thursday 22nd July at 1pm in the Old High Church, Inverness under current restrictions. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Margaret for Alzheimer Scotland may be given via our Facebook page. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

15 July 2021

Fraser-Hall (North Kessock / Achanalt)

Peacefully after a short illness at Raigmore Hospital on 12th July 2021, Joy Fraser-Hall, aged 72 years. Beloved wife of Chad, much loved mum of Juliette and Jenny, proud granny of Aidan, Leo and Lola and dear mother-in-law of Russell and Gavin. Donations in Joy's memory for the S.S.P.C.A. may be forwarded to the funeral directors.

14 July 2021

Mackenzie (Inverness)

Suddenly at home on 6th July 2021, Donald MacKenzie, aged 64 years, Falconer Court, Inverness. Beloved husband of the late Christine Chisholm, loving dad of Mark, proud granda of Isla and Abbie, also a dear brother and uncle. Funeral service on Tuesday 20th July at 9.15am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness by invitation only. Interment thereafter at New Kilmore Cemetery, Drumnadrochit at 10.30am to which all are welcome. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Donald for Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland, may be given via our Facebook page.

14 July 2021

MACDONALD (INVERNESS)

Suddenly but peacefully at Raigmore Hospital on 9th July 2021, Margaret Macdonald (Mags, Vammy, No.1) aged 67 years, Mackintosh Road, Inverness, formerly of Woodend Road, Balloch. A wonderful mum to so many. Now resting at peace with her father, mother and brother Alasdair (Ala). Survived by her four beloved children and her No.2, Catherine Ann Macleod (Cuca). Her legacy will live on through the love of her six grandsons (and honorary granddaughter, Breagha). Funeral Service on Thursday 15th July at 3pm in the Free North Church, Bank Street, Inverness. Attendance by invitation only. Livestream via www.youtube.com/freenorthchurchinverness. A private family service will be held on Saturday 17th July in North Harris Free Church (attendance by invitation only); thereafter interment at Luskentyre Cemetery, Isle of Harris, at 1.30pm to which all are welcome to attend. Donations in Margaret’s memory for Maggie’s Highlands may be given directly or via our Facebook page.

28 July 2021

Malcolm (Inverness)

Allan and family 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 all the floral tributes received. They also wish to thank the doctors and nursing staff of Ward 1, RNI Community Hospital for their excellent care. Special thanks to Rev Mike Rattenbury for his uplifting service. Thank you to all who have donated so generously at the service and via online in honour of Frances. The money donated will go to Macmillan Cancer Support. Finally, thank you to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Vicki Fraser, for their excellent care and support with the funeral arrangements.

Kestrel Place, Inverness.

28 July 2021

Mackenzie (Inverness)

Alick and family wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy shown to them in their recent sad loss. A special mention to Kelly Thow and all the wonderful Richmond Fellowship carers for their exceptional care of Alan over the years. Many thanks to all who attended the funeral and graveside and donated so generously the amount of £874 to Alan’s pals in the care of the Richmond Fellowship. Special thanks to Rev Dr Malcolm Maclean for his comforting service. Finally thank you to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

51 Lochiel Road, Inverness.

28 July 2021

Phillips (Inverness)

Val would like to thank all of her friends and neighbours who have helped so much since Len’s passing. It was lovely to see so many friends at home and at the crematorium. Thank you to Glynis Woodhead, Celebrant, for a perfect service. Also thanks to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Drew Green, for the sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

28 July 2021

Sutherland (Inverness)

The family of the late Margaret Munro Sutherland wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy and support shown to them in their recent bereavement. Thanks to all the staff at Highview House Care Home; the doctors and nurses at Raigmore Hospital and to all who attended the funeral service and donated so generously the sum of £708.52 for Alzheimer Scotland. Many thanks to Margaret’s friend, Minister Alastair Younger, for a lovely, fitting service and to all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

28 July 2021

Mackintosh (Inverness)

The family of the late Catherine Mackintosh (Rena) wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends, neighbours and colleagues for the kind messages of sympathy shown to them by cards, flowers and phone calls. Thanks also for the floral tributes, from family, which Rena would have loved. A special thank you to all the staff at Highview House Care Home for the loving care and dedication given to Rena. They also wish to thank Father Dominic Nwaigwe for his lovely service and to David Cuthbertson for reading the eulogy. Finally thank you to Vicki Fraser, Drew Green and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for being so helpful, supportive and professional with the funeral arrangements. Thanks to all for their generous donations to Alzheimer Scotland (Highland branch) in memory of Rena.

28 July 2021

Russell (Dingwall)

Margaret Russell and family wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy extended during their recent difficult loss. They also wish to thank retired Dr Miller and the Dingwall Health Centre for their care and attention over many years and all at The Renal Team, Raigmore Hospital. Special thanks to Humanist Susan Foubister for the support and assistance in creating a fitting and uplifting service and to Sarah Maclean and the team at John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall for their compassion, kindness and sensitivity with all the funeral arrangements. The family would like to thank all who generously donated to the amount of £700 which will go to The Renal Unit, Raigmore Hospital.

22 July 2021

McArthur (Inverness / Dingwall)

Anne and the McArthur family wish to thank most sincerely friends and neighbours during Charlie’s illness and in our sad bereavement. Thanks to nursing staff, Raigmore Hospital and later to Fodderty House Care Home. Many thanks to the organist of St Clement’s Parish Church for his lovely music and to Rev. Donald MacSween for his comforting service at the church and graveside and later meeting with the family. Special thanks to Sarah Maclean of John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, Dingwall for caring and sensitive attention.

Strathallan House Care Home, Strathpeffer, IV14 5AT.

22 July 2021

MacKenzie (Inverness)

The family of the late Donald MacKenzie wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement; personally, by cards, also for all flowers received. They also want to thank everyone who so generously donated almost £350 for Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland. Special thanks to Celebrant Glynis Woodhead for her service. Thanks also to all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their help and support with the funeral arrangements.

20 July 2021

Stewart (Inverness)

Donna and Brian 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 Mandi Smith for her care and attention over the years and the doctors and nurses at Raigmore Hospital. Special thanks to Glynis Woodhead for the fitting service and to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

14 July 2021

McDiarmid (Nairn-shire)

The family of the late Andy McDiarmid would like to express their sincere thanks to the many relatives, friends and neighbours who sent cards and flowers and helped during their recent sad loss. Thanks to everyone who was able to attend the funeral where over £1000 was raised for the Highland Hospice and Highlands & Islands Blood Bikes. Special thanks to Celebrant Glynis Woodhead for her very fitting service and also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, for their exceptional care and compassion.

14 July 2021

Mackenzie (Inverness / Kildrummy)

Donnie, Lynn and family wish to convey their sincere gratitude to friends, neighbours and relatives for their kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent sad bereavement, personally, by cards and telephone, also for all the beautiful floral tributes received. We especially want to thank all the district nurses especially Emma, all the staff in the Highland Hospice who were involved in her care during her short stay. Special thanks to Iain Macdonald for the beautiful service. Finally we wish to thank John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness. A total of £532.00 was collected for Highland Hospice. If you would still like to contribute, please do so via John Fraser & Son.

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