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Family Notices

16 August 2019

Jessiman (Inverness)

Peacefully in the care of Meallmore Nursing Home, Inverness, on 9th August 2019, Marjory Jessiman, aged 82 years, formerly of Mackintosh Road, Inverness.  Beloved wife of the late John.  Funeral Service on Wednesday 21st August at 10.30am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17 – 29 Chapel Street, Inverness, thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

16 August 2019

Maclean (North Kessock)

At home in the presence of her family on 14th August 2019, Linda Maclean (nee Sutherland) aged 59 years, North Kessock, formerly 16 Golf Road, Helmsdale.  Beloved wife of Larry, loving mam of Andrew, David and Karen, much loved daughter of Geordie and Ann Sutherland, also a dear sister and aunt.  Funeral Service on Friday 23rd August at 12.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Flowers welcome or donations are invited for Macmillan Nurses and Highland Hospice at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

15 August 2019

MacKenzie (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 12th August 2019, Anne Macdonald MacKenzie, aged 75 years, Bruce Avenue, Inverness.  Beloved mother and grandmother.  Cremation private at her own request.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

14 August 2019

Ross (Inverness)

Peacefully at home, in her sleep, on 11th August 2019, Isobel Ross, aged 66 years, formerly of Tomatin and Culloden.  Dearly loved daughter of Helen and the late John Ross, much loved sister of Ian and the late Elsie, loving aunt to Scott and Martin, also a dear sister in law to Denise.  Funeral private.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

13 August 2019

Chalmers (Inverness)

Peacefully in the care of Carolton Care Home, Nairn on 11th August 2019, Catherine (Cath) Chalmers, aged 88 years, formerly of 2 Daviot Drive, Inverness.  Beloved wife of the late Jack Chalmers, much loved mum, granny and great granny, also a dear mother in law, sister and aunt.  Funeral service on Friday 23rd August at 11am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for the Salvation Army at the service or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

13 August 2019

Dunbar (Inverness)

Peacefully at home on 8th August 2019, Sheila Rosemary McAlley, aged 81 years, Inverness.  Youngest daughter of the late Rev. K. & Mrs B. Dunbar, loving crazy aunt and great aunt.  Funeral service on Tuesday 20th August at 11am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Highland Hospice at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

12 August 2019

Walker (Inverness)

Suddenly and unexpectedly at his home on 28th July 2019, Alistair Walker, 26 Drumossie Avenue, Inverness, in his 91st year.  Loving and devoted husband to the late Sheila.  Alistair will be sadly missed by his family and friends.  Funeral service on Friday 30th August at 12.30pm in Ness Bank Church, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Flowers may be sent to the Funeral Directors: John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

12 August 2019

Chinskie (Inverness)

Suddenly at home on 2nd August 2019, Andrew James Chinskie, aged 47 years, Inverness.  Funeral Ceremony on Friday 16th August at 1pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited in Memory of Andrew at the Ceremony or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17 – 29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

5 August 2019

Cathie (Nairn)

At home on 30th July 2019, Ann Elizabeth Cathie, aged 65 years.  Cremation private at her own request.

5 August 2019

Miller (Beauly)

It is with deep sadness that we share the peaceful passing of William (Willie) Oag Miller, at his home 12 Viewfield Avenue, (formerly 2 Orchard Park) Beauly, on 31st July 2019, aged 87 years, R.I.P.  A devoted husband to Margaret (Maggie), loving dad to Trisha, Rosie and William, much loved brother, brother in law, father in law, uncle and proud ‘Granda Beauly’ to Emma, Garry, Greg, Lee, Jordon, Kenzie, Steven and Jason. Good friend and neighbour.  Sorely missed by all.  Funeral service to be held at St Mary’s R. C. Church, Beauly on Wednesday 7th August at 1.30pm followed by interment in churchyard.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in memory of Willie may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

1 August 2019

Bryers (Inverness)

Suddenly at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 30th July 2019, Tom Bryers, aged 93 years, Balloch, Inverness, retired Civil Engineer William Tawse contractors.  Dearly loved husband of Olive, much loved father of Keith, Paul, Margaret and Niall, an adored granda, father in law and brother.  Funeral service on Friday 9th August at 10am in Inverness Crematorium.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for the British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research UK at the service or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors: John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

1 August 2019

Wayman (North Kessock)

Peacefully at home, surrounded by her family on 26th July 2019, Margaret Catherine, aged 76 years, North Kessock.  A dearly loved wife, mum and grandma.  Sadly missed by all who knew her.  Funeral service on Wednesday 7th August at 11am in Killearnan Parish Church, Redcastle, by Tore; thereafter interment private.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for The British Lung Foundation and Marie Curie Nurses at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

31 July 2019

Herbison (Maryburgh)

Suddenly at home on Sunday 28th July 2019, James (Jim), aged 87 years, former bus driver.  Adored husband of Rina (nee Conti), also a very much loved dad, nonno and grandad, brother, brother in law, uncle and friend to many.  RIP.  Funeral service on Monday 5th August at 11am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK may be given at the service or forwarded to John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

30 July 2019

Boyce (Drumnadrochit / Beauly)

Peacefully at home surrounded by her family on 30th July 2019, Margaret Boyce, aged 82 years, Drumnadrochit, formerly of Beauly, beloved wife of Alex, much loved mum of William, David, Alleena, Kennith and Keith, also a loving gran, great gran, sister, aunt and mother in law.  Funeral Ceremony on Monday 5th August at 10am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Highland Hospice at the ceremony or forwarded to the Funeral Directors: John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

30 July 2019

Beaton (Inverness)

Suddenly at home on 22nd July 2019, John Young Beaton, aged 69 years, Leachkin Drive, Inverness.  Beloved son of the late Roddy and Jenny Beaton.  Youth Coach with Clachnacuddin, Caley Thistle and Manager of Nairn County F.C.  Employee of Highland Council Lighting Department for over 50 years.  Funeral service on Tuesday 6th August at 12.15pm in the Methodist Church, Huntly Street; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All family and friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for the Highland Hospice and British Heart Foundation at the service or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors: John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA, where car parking available.

29 July 2019

MacDonald (Inverness)

Peacefully on Tuesday 23rd July 2019 at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, Thomas Burns MacDonald (Tom), aged 68 years, RIP, Culloden, Inverness, formerly of Spean Bridge.  Beloved husband of Linda, dearly loved dad of John, Andrew, Caroline and Stuart, also a much loved grandpa, brother and uncle.  Funeral service today, Thursday 1st August at 1pm in St Columba’s R.C. Church, Tower Road, Culloden followed by committal at Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for The British Lung Foundation at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

25 July 2019

Isaacs (Inverness)

Suddenly but peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on Monday 22nd July 2019, James Isaacs, aged 94 years, R.I.P.  Husband of the late Muriel, father to Ian and Robert, father in law to Pauline and Mary, grandfather and great grandfather.  Funeral Mass on Friday 2nd August at 12.30pm in St Mary’s R. C. Church, Huntly Street, Inverness thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery to which all family and friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Parkinson’s UK (Scotland) at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

23 July 2019

Pirie (Isle Of Skye)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on Wednesday 17th July 2019, Albert (Bert), formerly of Aberargie, Perthshire, aged 79.  Dearly beloved husband to Vera, much loved dad to Steven and the late Richard and Tracy, and a dearly loved papa. Funeral service to be held on Wednesday 31st July 2019 at 2 pm in Inverness Crematorium. Family flowers only please.  Donations to Crossroads (Portree) may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

23 July 2019

Strachan (Inverness)

Suddenly at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on Wednesday 17th July 2019, Richard Strachan, aged 59 years, Hilton, Inverness, loving father of Linzi and Kevin, adored Grandad of Kayla, dear brother of Keith, Moira and Neil and a dear uncle and brother in law.  Thank you to Doctors and Nurses in ICU for their care.  Cremation private.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

22 July 2019

Munro (Inverness)

Peacefully in the care of Cradlehall Nursing Home, Inverness, on 19th July 2019, Aileen Munro, aged 95 years, Taransay, Lower Muckovie Farm, Inverness.  Beloved wife of the late William John (Jack), loving mother to Derek and Marlene, also a much loved grandmother and great grandmother.  A Celebration of Alieen’s life will be held on Friday 26th July at 11.30am in St Stephen’s Church of Scotland, Southside Road, Inverness.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland at the service or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

22 July 2019

Redmond (Inverness)

Suddenly but peacefully on 17th July 2019, in the care of Highview House, Ida Peggy Redmond (nee Statton), aged 88 years, previously of Lower Kessock Street sheltered housing and Maclennan Gardens, Inverness.  Beloved wife of the late Neil, much loved mother of Ian, Michelle, Peter, Neil, Helen, Elizabeth and the late Duncan, adored grandmother and great-grandmother. Requiem Mass on Thursday 25th July at 12.30pm in St Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, Abban Street, Inverness thereafter to Inverness Crematorium.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Epilepsy Scotland and Munlochy Animal Aid at the service or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.  Safe in the arms of her Lord.

13 August 2019

Wayman (North Kessock)

The family of the late Margaret Wayman wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours who sent messages of sympathy, flowers and helped during their recent sad bereavement.  Special thanks also extend to the staff of Ward 7A Raigmore Hospital, as well as the Doctors of Munlochy Medical Practice, the district nurses and Marie Curie nurses for their support and care in recent weeks. The family also wish to thank all those who donated so generously at the funeral service the amount of £454.20 to the British Lung Foundation and Marie Curie Nurses.  Thanks are also offered to the Rev Susan Cord for her personal and fitting funeral service and to Chrissie, Kate and Susan for the refreshments.  Finally thank you to John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall for their exceptional support and sensitivity with the funeral arrangements.

13 August 2019

Boyce (Drumnadrochit)

We would like to thank you for your kind words, cards, expressions of sympathy, and support throughout this sad time. It has given great comfort to us on the passing of Margaret.

With love

Alex and the family.

xx

13 August 2019

Herbison (Maryburgh)

The family of the late Jim Herbison wish to thank all relatives, neighbours and friends for all the sympathy and kindness, extended to them in their recent sad loss and for the beautiful floral arrangements received.  Grateful thanks to the Rev Mike Rattenbury for his most comforting and thoughtful service and to all who attended the funeral service and donated so generously the amount of £250.00 towards Cancer Research.  Thanks must also be extended to the Kings Golf Club for their excellent catering.  Finally thanks to all at John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, Dingwall for their professional sensitive support and guidance.

13 August 2019

Beaton (Inverness)

The family of the late John Young Beaton would like to thank the relatives, colleagues, friends and neighbours who attended the funeral service and donated so generously the amount of £1593.72 to the British Heart Foundation and Highland Hospice.  Special thanks to the Rev. John Beadle for his support and a fitting service.  Thanks also to Colin Baillie and Peter Corbett for their kind words in their tributes to John.  Finally, thank you to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Sarah Maclean, for their excellent funeral arrangements.

8 August 2019

Pearson (Muir of Ord)

The family of the late Herbert Derek Pearson would like to thank all relatives and friends who sent messages of sympathy and support during our recent sad loss. Thank you for all the flowers and donations.  We wish to offer special thanks to the doctors and nursing staff of wards GA and 2C at Raigmore Hospital for the care and support for Derek and the family.  We also wish to thank the staff at Strathallan House Care Home, Strathpeffer.  And finally, our grateful appreciation to the Rev. Paul McLaughlan for the inspiring memorial service and to John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall for their help, compassion and support during the funeral arrangements.

8 August 2019

Isaacs (Inverness)

The family of the late James Isaacs wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy shown to them on their recent bereavement.  Special thanks to the Gateway Carers who attended in recent years and the Medical Team at Raigmore Hospital.  Thank you also to Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.  A collection on behalf of Parkinson’s UK (Scotland) raised £183.50.

7 August 2019

Brown (Inverness / Skye)

The family of the late Janet Brown wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to the doctors at Foyers Medical Centre and especially the Carers from Boleskine Community Care Group for their care and support and to all who attended the funeral service and donated so generously the amount of £280 for Alzheimer Scotland.  Thanks also to all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their support with the funeral arrangements.

31 July 2019

Redmond (Inverness)

The family of the late Ida Redmond wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Grateful thanks to Lorna and Lucy – Mum’s carers and latterly the staff of Highview House for their excellent care and attention.  Particular and heartfelt thanks to Canon John Cuthbert and Rev Clare Caley for the very fitting requiem mass.  Special thanks to Jimmy Callaghan and Cathie MacRae for their supportive and appreciated contributions to Mum’s service.  Thanks to all who attended and donated generously the amount of £219 to Epilepsy Scotland and Munlochy Animal Aid.  Finally thanks to Sarah Maclean of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for her sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements. 

‘Rest in peace and rise in glory’.

31 July 2019

Munro (Inverness)

The family of the late Aileen Munro wish to thank all the relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to all who attended the uplifting funeral service ably led by the Rev. Peter Nimmo, where over £500 was raised for the Chest, Heart & Stroke charity.  Grateful thanks to all the medical staff of Ward 2A at Raigmore Hospital for their care.  Our heartfelt thanks to the wonderful staff at Cradlehall Nursing Home who showed such care and compassion.  Finally many thanks to all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

30 July 2019

Shilland (Glasgow)

Mr and Mrs R. Shilland wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement of their baby daughter Ada.  Thanks to the midwives at the Princess Royal Maternity Hospital, Glasgow for their compassion and care and to all who attended the funeral service and donated so generously the amount of £280 to SIMBA.  Special thanks to Rev Terry Burns for all his support and for a wonderful service and to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for sensitivity and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

30 July 2019

McQuade (Inverness)

The family of the late Roberta (Bobby) McQuade wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement. Thanks to the doctors at Kingsmills Medical Practice, in particular Dr Macrae, for the care provided over many years and to all who attended the funeral service and donated so generously.   They also wish to thank The Highland Hospice and Netley Centre and the many carers and nursing staff who cared for her at home and latterly at Culduthel Nursing Home.  Special thanks to celebrant Glynis Woodhead for a fitting service and to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their exceptional support and sensitivity with the funeral arrangements.

30 July 2019

Wedderburn (Farr)

James and Sarah would like to thank all relatives and friends for their kind expressions of sympathy following the sad loss of Désirée.  Very grateful thanks to the medical staff, carers, volunteers and neighbours who looked after her in recent years, to everyone who attended her service of thanksgiving and for the generous donations totalling £802 to the Highland Hospice. Special thanks to Kathy Collins for her support to Désirée and for the comforting services, and to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

27 July 2019

Fraser (Inverness)

The family of the late Elizabeth (Betty) Fraser wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy following their sad loss.  Special thanks to Dr Anne Rennie at Cairn Medical Practice, also to the doctors and nursing staff at Ward GA, Raigmore Hospital for their care and kindness.  Grateful thanks to the carers from Castle Care.  Special thanks also to Rev. Hanneke Janse van Vuren for her comforting service, to Sarah Maclean and colleagues of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their excellent funeral arrangements.  Finally thanks to all those who paid their final respects to Betty at the service and who kindly donated to the British Heart Foundation in her memory.

27 July 2019

Waldie (Conon Bridge)

Ruby, Laura 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.  Thanks to the Rev. Stephen Macdonald for his support and uplifting service; to the doctors, nurses and carers who looked after Lawrence (Lal) at home; and to all those who paid their respects at church and graveside and donated to Marie Curie Nurses and The Puffin Pool.  Finally, thanks to John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, Dingwall, for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

25 July 2019

MacLean (Conon Bridge)

Jean, Donald, Jennifer and Sanders wish to express their heartfelt thanks to all relatives and friends for their love and support, cards and flowers received following the sad loss of Alex.  Our gratitude and appreciation to Ward 4A and HDU Raigmore Hospital. Special thank you to Rev Stephen Macdonald for his comforting words and prayers.  To Vicki Fraser and Sarah Maclean of John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, Dingwall for their caring and professional arrangements.  Finally thank you to those who so kindly donated to the British Heart Foundation and Marie Curie in Alex’s memory.

23 July 2019

Fullerton (Inverness)

The family of the late Robert (Bob) Fullerton wish to thank the many relatives, friends and neighbours for the messages of sympathy and all the floral tributes received.  Special thanks to Rev S Blakey OStJ, for an excellent service.  Thanks to Vicki Fraser and her team at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their support and excellent funeral arrangements.

22 July 2019

Brown (Inverness)

The family of the late Sandy Brown wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the sympathy and kindness shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thank you to the doctors and staff of Ward 2A and A&E in Raigmore Hospital and to the ambulance crew who tended to Sandy in his final days.  Thanks to all from near and far who attended the funeral service and the kind donations totalling £382.30 to be forwarded to Chest, Heart and Stroke in his memory.  Special thanks to Laura Gillespie from the Humanist Society for an uplifting tribute to Sandy, and to Vicki Fraser and the team at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support at this difficult time.

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