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Family Notices

3 April 2020

Hall (Aviemore)

Peacefully on 31st March 2020 at Lynemore Care Home, Grantown on Spey, David Anthony Hall, aged 78 years, formerly of Aviemore. Sadly missed by his family and friends. Funeral private. Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

2 April 2020

Bowden (Drumnadrochit)

At home on 27th March 2020, Joseph Bowden, aged 94 years. Funeral private.

2 April 2020

Moir (Muir of Ord)

Passed away at home, with her husband, son and daughter by her side, on 1st April 2020, after a long illness borne with great strength and courage, Isobel, aged 63 years, Highfield, Muir of Ord. Beloved wife of Thomas, much loved mum of Eilidh and Alan, also a loving sister, auntie and friend. Funeral private. Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, tel: 01349 808666.

2 April 2020

Wilson (Inverness)

At home on 26th March 2020, Donald William Wilson, Inshes Wood, Inverness. Private family cremation.

1 April 2020

Usher (Ullapool)

At Mo Dhachaidh Care Home, Ullapool on 29th March 2020, Michael Usher, aged 81 years. Funeral private.

1 April 2020

Duffield (Achnasheen)

On 20th March 2020, Kenneth Duffield. Funeral private.

1 April 2020

McKenzie (Inverness)

Peacefully at Highland Hospice on Friday 27th March 2020, after an illness borne with great courage and dignity, Ronald Cameron McKenzie (Ronnie) aged 59 years. Darling husband and soulmate of Nena, cherished and loving dad to Ainsley, Shaun, Paula and Steven and doting granda to Alisha, Jordan and Jayden. Dearly loved son of Ada and the late Ronnie, loving brother to Jillian and Yvonne. Dear father in law to John and Joanna and a much loved brother in law, uncle, nephew, cousin and loyal friend to many. Funeral private. Donations, if desired, can be made directly to Highland Hospice or to the Macmillan Suite, Raigmore Hospital. Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel: 01463 233366.

1 April 2020

MacKenzie (Inverness)

Peacefully at home on 29th March 2020, Veronica, aged 80 years, formerly of Bruce Gardens and Dunain Road, Inverness. Beloved daughter of the late Andrew and Jessie MacKenzie, much loved sister of Evelyn, and of her late twin sister Joan (died in infancy), Andy, Douglas and Ronald (died in infancy), also a proud and loving aunt, great aunt and great great aunt. Funeral private. Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel: 01463 233366.

1 April 2020

Montroy (Culloden / Beauly)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 27th March 2020, James (Jimmy) Montroy, aged 74 years, latterly of Culloden, formerly of Beauly. Much loved dad of Kerry, Christopher and Darren, special father in law of Ricky, also a loving pops. Funeral private. Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel: 01463 233366.

31 March 2020

Hendry (Inverness)

At home on 16th March 2020, George Alexander Hendry, aged 75 years. Funeral private.

31 March 2020

Dow (Muir of Ord)

Peacefully at home after a long illness on 24th March 2020, James Dow, aged 69 years, Muir of Ord, ex Army. Missed by all the family. Funeral private. Enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, Tel: 01349 808666.

31 March 2020

Mackintosh (Conon Bridge)

Peacefully at the Highland Hospice, Inverness on 27th March 2020, Margaret L. R. Mackintosh, aged 69 years, Newton of Ferintosh. Dearly loved wife of Robert. Funeral service private. Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, tel: 01349 808666.

23 March 2020

Emery (Drumnadrochit)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 16th March 2020, Janet, aged 74 years, Lewiston, Drumnadrochit. Beloved wife of the late David, much loved mum, nana, GG, sister and aunt. Due to current health guidance, a private family funeral will be held. Enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, Tel. 01463 233366.

23 March 2020

McPherson (Inverness / Buckie)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 16th March 2020, Elizabeth (Betty) nee Johnston, dearly devoted wife of the late John, a loving sister and sister in law, also a proud aunt, great aunt and great great aunt. Funeral private at her own request. “Remember me: do not be sad”. Enquiries to the Funeral Directors: John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, Tel 01463 233366.

19 March 2020

Wise (Cannich)

Peacefully at home on 18th March 2020, Valerie Wise, aged 69 years, Kerrow Farm, Cannich. Long-time partner of Julian Noble, loving mother of Simon, Charlotte, Christopher and Sarah and twin sister to Joan. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Private cremation due to current health guidelines. Enquiries to the Funeral Directors: John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, 01463 233366.

19 March 2020

Buchan (Kyle)

Tragically on March 1st 2020, Gordon Robert Buchan, aged 56 years. Loving son of Margaret and the late Billy. Beloved brother of David, brother in law of Susan and uncle to Connor and Jennifer. Dear friend of Siobhan and loved by his extended family and friends. Funeral service private. Donations welcome for Kyle Emergency Services to John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

19 March 2020

Sinclair (Black Isle)

Very unexpectedly but peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 16th March 2020, David John Sinclair, Oakleigh Road, North Kessock, formerly of Roskill Farm, Munlochy. Beloved husband of the late Margaret, loving father of Linda, Julie and Keith, doting granda and great granda, also a dear father in law, uncle and respected friend to many. Due to current health guidelines, a private family funeral will be held. A public celebration of David’s Life will be held at a later date. Flowers welcome. Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

19 March 2020

Wallace (Inverness)

Peacefully with her loving husband by her side, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 13th March 2020, Audrey (nee Carter), aged 81 years, Woodside Crescent, Inverness, formerly Social Work Department. Precious wife of David, much loved mum of the late David. Funeral service on Tuesday 24th March at 10.30am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations are invited for Ward 2C, Raigmore Hospital at the service. Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

18 March 2020

Sandham (Inverness)

Peacefully at home on 14th March 2020, Robert, aged 69 years, Balloch. Beloved husband for 47 years of Rosemary, much loved dad of four and loving pop to his five grandchildren. Funeral service on Wednesday 25th March at 12 noon in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. No flowers please but donations are invited for British Heart Foundation at the service or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

16 March 2020

Kennedy (Beauly)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 8th March 2020, Billy Kennedy, aged 82 years, Beaufort Gardens, Beauly. Much loved dad, grandad, brother, uncle and friend. Funeral service on Wednesday 18th March at 10.30am in Beauly Church of Scotland; thereafter to Kilmorack Cemetery. All friends welcome. Family flowers only please. Donations for Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

13 March 2020

MACKENZIE (EVANTON/ISLE OF LUING)

Peacefully at Redwoods Care Home, Alness on 11th March 2020, Mary MacKenzie (nee MacNab), aged 95 years, late of Evanton and Isle of Luing. Beloved wife of the late Alexander (Al), also a dear aunt. Funeral private. Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, 01349 808666.

12 March 2020

Hendry (Inverness)

Peacefully with her beloved children at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 7th March 2020, Mary-Helen Hendry, aged 63 years, Holm Mains, Inverness, former ITU Staff Nurse. Loving wife of the late Peter Hendry, cherished mum to Stephen, Emma and Sarah, devoted granny to Erin and Isla. Funeral service on Tuesday 17th March at 10.30am 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 Maggie’s Highlands at the service.

11 March 2020

Nightingale (Inverness)

Peacefully at home following a long illness on 7th March 2020, Roy Nightingale, aged 76 years, Charles Street, Inverness, formerly of Mill Cottage, Wester Aberchalder, Gorthleck. Beloved husband of Patricia, father, brother, grandad and uncle. Funeral Ceremony on Monday 23rd March at 2pm in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations are invited at the ceremony for Raigmore Hospital or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors: John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

2 April 2020

Nicholson (Inverness)

The extended family of the late Norma Nicholson wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement. Thanks to all the staff at the Riverside Medical Practice for their care and attention with special thanks to the staff, Ward 1, Royal Northern Infirmary for their care of Norma, during her time in hospital. Sincere thanks to kind neighbours and to all who attended the funeral service and so generously donated £570 to the RNI, Ward 1. Special thanks to Rev Alasdair MacLeod and Rev Angus John MacDonald and office bearers of the Free North Inverness for an uplifting service and attention to detail. With very grateful thanks to Sarah Maclean and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements, undertaken with dignity and compassion.

2 April 2020

Emery (Drumnadrochit)

Helen, Ruth, Sarah, Davey and all the family of the late Janet, wish to thank all friends and neighbours for the kind thoughts and wishes shown to them in their recent loss. They also wish to thank the ambulance staff and all those at Raigmore Hospital involved in looking after mum, for their kindness and care. Special thanks to Rev Mike Rattenbury and John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their support with the funeral arrangements.

2 April 2020

McPherson (Inverness / Buckie)

The family of the late Mrs Elizabeth (Betty) McPherson wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy in the recent sad loss of Betty. Special thanks to the emergency ambulance attendees, the medical team and chaplain at Raigmore Hospital for their care and dedication. Also, the family would like to acknowledge with gratitude the excellent support of the House Wardens at the Sheltered Housing Complex at Balnacraig Road, Inverness. Thanks also are extended to Mr Murray Campbell for his comforting words and uplifting service at the New Cemetery, Buckie. Finally, the family appreciate very much the personnel at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their duty of care and sensitive handling of funeral arrangements at Inverness and Buckie respectively.

1 April 2020

Wallace (Inverness)

David Wallace would like to thank most sincerely relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind messages of sympathy in his recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to Gordon, Fiona, Annette and Hugh for all their support. Thanks also to the Doctors and Nursing Staff of Ward 2C, Raigmore Hospital, for all their care. Special thanks to Rev. Douglas Horne for his uplifting service. Finally, thanks to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their excellent Funeral Arrangements.

1 April 2020

Sandham (Inverness)

Mrs Rosemary Sandham 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 letter and telephone. They also wish to thank the doctors and nursing staff of Ward 6C, Raigmore Hospital, with special thanks to Mandi Smith, Advanced Practioner Heart Failure Nurse, Raigmore Hospital. Thanks also to the Community Nurses and Marie Curie Nurses for their care, compassion and sensitivity shown to Robert in his final days. Thanks also to Rev Mike Rattenbury for such a fitting service. Finally, thank you to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Sarah Maclean, for their excellent funeral arrangements.

1 April 2020

Wise (Cannich)

Mr Julian Noble and family wish to thank all relatives and friends, and especially Val’s younger sister Pat who was prevented from attending by Covid-19 contact, and for the sympathy they showed to them in the sadness of their bereavement. They also wish to thank all medical staff who contributed positively to Val’s treatment during her sad and devastating illness. They also wish to thank John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, and Rev. Mike Rattenbury for the very nice service in difficult circumstances.

26 March 2020

Hendry (Inverness)

The family of the late Mary-Helen Hendry wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy shown during their recent bereavement. Thanks to all doctors, nurses and staff in Ward 7A, Raigmore Hospital, for their fantastic care. We would also like to extend thanks to all staff at Macmillan Suite, Raigmore, and Maggie's Highlands for their support. A generous collection of £803.80 was collected for Maggie's Highlands at the service. Thanks to Father Dominic Nwaigwe for his fitting service. Finally, a thank you to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, for their care and compassion.

23 March 2020

Kennedy (Beauly)

The family of the late William Charles Kennedy (Billy), Beaufort Gardens, Beauly, wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement. Thanks to the doctors and nurses at Raigmore Hospital for their care, and all those who attended the funeral service, and donated to Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland. Special thanks to Rev. Ian Manson for his uplifting service, and to John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, Dingwall, for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

19 March 2020

Thomson (Inverness)

The family of the late Kenina Thomson would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy following their recent sad loss; personally, by telephone and through the many cards and floral tributes received. Special thanks to Meallmore Lodge Care Home, Daviot for their care and kindness and to all who attended the funeral service and kindly donated £458.56 to Alzheimer Scotland. Personal thanks to Rev Stuart Smith for his comforting service and grateful thanks to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their efficient and compassionate funeral arrangements. Thank you to the Myrtle Bank Hotel, Gairloch for their catering following the service.

18 March 2020

Macleod (Conon Bridge)

The family of the late Katie (Kate) Macleod would like to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy shown to them in their recent sad bereavement; also for all the beautiful floral tributes received. They also wish to thank the Doctors at Strathpeffer Medical Practice for all their care over the years, as well as Chloe, Nikki and all staff at Fodderty House Care Home and to all who attended the funeral service. Special thanks to Rev Stephen Macdonald for his uplifting service. Thanks also to Sarah Maclean and all at John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, Dingwall for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

12 March 2020

Gunn (Inverness)

The family of the late Annie MacMillan Gunn wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement. Grateful thanks to Doctors, Nurses and nursing assistants at the Renal Unit, Raigmore Hospital. Annie received the very best of care and support over many years. Her family cannot convey enough, the respect they have for the way the Renal Unit extended the care and support to the family. Thanks also to the Care Staff at Culduthel Care Home, who looked after Annie during her time with them. Special thanks to our minister, Rev James Torrens for all his support and for his uplifting service. Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and her exceptional team at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness. A sum of £278 was collected for the Renal Unit, Raigmore Hospital.

12 March 2020

MacLean (Dingwall)

Jean, Helen and John wish to express their gratitude for all the love and sympathy extended to them by so many, and in so many ways at this very sad time. Thanks to all at Dingwall Medical Centre, to the Rev. Bruce Dempsey for his uplifting service; to all at John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, Dingwall for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements. To all who so kindly donated to the Highland Hospice. To Dr A Jaberoo, Dingwall, Dr E Paterson, Raigmore Hospital, Rev. Bruce Dempsey and Mr J Cameron, a very special and heartfelt thank you for their kindness, care and concern.

10 March 2020

McLean (Evanton)

Maureen, Alan and Harry wish to thank most sincerely all relatives and friends for their kind expressions of sympathy extended to them after their recent sad bereavement. Grateful thanks go to Alan Smurthwaite for his thoughtfulness and to the team of John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, Dingwall, for the care and compassion shown with all funeral arrangements.

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