Family run Funeral Directors and Monumental Sculptors through four generations, spanning over 130 years.
24 hour assistance
Inverness - 01463 233366
Dingwall - 01349 808666

Family Notices

18 October 2019

Anderson (Inverness)

Peacefully at home with her family on 16th October 2019, Margaret Kelly Anderson, aged 81 years, of Leachkin Road, Inverness.  Beloved wife of the late Alex, a much loved mum, granny, great granny, sister and mother in law.  Funeral Service on Tuesday 29th October 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 Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland and Dementia Research at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

18 October 2019

Carney (Inverness)

The funeral ceremony for the late Shaun Carney, aged 55 years, will be held on Tuesday 22nd October at 2pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in Shaun’s memory may be given at the ceremony or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

18 October 2019

Czerniak (Inverness)

The funeral service for the late Krystyna Czerniak, aged 59 years, RIP, Diriebught Road, Inverness, will be held on Tuesday 22nd October at 12 noon in Inverness Crematorium.  Family flowers only please.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

18 October 2019

Fraser (Croy)

Peacefully at Aden House, Inverness on 16th October 2019, Isabella (Isobel) Campbell Couper (nee Gair), formerly of Croy.  Beloved wife of the late Alexander Duncan, much loved mum of Diane, devoted gran of Alison, great gran of Alfie and dear mother in law of Ali.  Funeral Service on Thursday 24th October at 10.15am in Croy Parish Church; thereafter to Auld Petty Cemetery, Castle Stuart.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, are welcome at the service for Alzheimer Scotland or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

17 October 2019

Kennedy (Balnain)

Suddenly but peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 13th October 2019, Maurice, aged 76 years.  Much loved brother and uncle.  Interment at Dalarossie private at his own request.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

17 October 2019

Manson (Black Isle / Struy / Edinburgh)

George passed away suddenly but peacefully on Tuesday 8th October 2019 in the loving care of Springfield Bank Nursing Home, Bonnyrigg.  Beloved husband of the late Dorothea Urquhart, loving father to Dorothy and son-in-law Grant.  A devoted grandad to Ross, Fiona and Eilidh and a very proud great-grandad to Harvey, Preston, Aaron, Mason and Micah.  George celebrated his 90th Birthday in July surrounded by his family – he was dearly loved and will be sadly missed by all.  George has come home to rest.  Funeral Service on Wednesday, 23rd October, at 1pm in Struy Church of Scotland, Beauly; thereafter to Urquhart New Cemetery, Ferintosh.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Highland Hospice and Springfield Bank Nursing Home at the service or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA.

10 October 2019

MacDonald (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 7th October 2019, George William MacDonald (Teep), aged 95 years, latterly of Drumossie Avenue, Inverness.  Stalwart of Boleskine Shinty Club and well known throughout the district.   Beloved husband of the late Annie, loving father of Duncan, much loved grandad of Liam Ross and Janis Laura, also a dear uncle.  Funeral service on Monday 21st October at 12.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Flowers welcome or donations, if desired, in Teep’s memory may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

10 October 2019

Ormerod (Cromarty)

The funeral ceremony for the late Richard Ormerod will be held on Friday 25th October at 2pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  No flowers please, but donations, if desired, for Wateraid may be given at the ceremony or forwarded to the Funeral Directors.

10 October 2019

Drake (Drumnadrochit)

Suddenly at home on 4th October 2019, Geoff Drake, aged 54 years, Drumnadrochit.  Beloved son of Frank and Eira, much loved dad of Alex, also a dear brother of Georgia.  A celebration of Geoff’s life will be held on Thursday 24th October at 1pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations for the British Heart Foundation may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

10 October 2019

Campbell (Muir of Ord)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 6th October 2019, Alexander (Allie) Campbell, aged 86 years, retired Forestry Commission.  Beloved husband of Mary, devoted father of Michael, also a much loved father in law and granda.  Funeral service on Friday 18th October at 10.30am in the East Church of Scotland, Seaforth Road, Muir of Ord; thereafter to Urray Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for the Puffin Hydrotherapy Pool at the service or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

10 October 2019

Trail (Inverness / Fraserburgh)

Peacefully at Cradlehall Care Home, Inverness on 3rd October 2019, with his loving family, friends and carers by his side, George Trail, aged 88 years, ex Northern Constabulary, Burn Brae Place, Inverness and Fraserburgh.  Devoted husband of the late Mattie, much loved Dad of Susan, dear father in law, proud granda and great granda, cherished brother, brother in law, uncle and a much loved and respected friend and neighbour.  Funeral service on Thursday 17th October at 2pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Cradlehall Care Home at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

10 October 2019

Groat (Munlochy)

Peacefully at Highview House Care Home, Inverness on 3rd October 2019, after a long illness, Annie Elizabeth Groat (Nancy), aged 89 years, late of Munlochy, dearly loved mam, sister, granny and nana.  Funeral service on Tuesday 15th October at 1.30pm in Knockbain Church of Scotland, Munlochy; thereafter to Tore Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Cancer Research UK at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

8 October 2019

Watt (Aberdeen / Inverness)

Peacefully in the care of Bruach House Care Home, Nairn, on 3rd October 2019, Margaret Mary, nee Stewart, aged 96 years, originally of Stornoway, formerly of Ruthrieston Circle, Aberdeen.  Beloved wife of the late Fred, much loved mother of the late Stewart, loving grandma and great-grandma.  Funeral service on Tuesday 15th October at 12.30pm in St John’s Episcopal Church, Crown Terrace, Aberdeen; thereafter to Allenvale Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

8 October 2019

Stewart (Muir of Ord)

Peacefully at Southside Nursing Home, Inverness on 4th October 2019, Jean Stewart (nee Dingwall) aged 96 years, formerly of Ivy Cottage, Muir of Ord.  Beloved wife of the late Tom, much loved mother of Alison, Ian, James and Campbell, a cherished granny, sister and auntie.  Funeral service on Wednesday 16th October at 11am in Urray Free Church, Muir of Ord; thereafter to Urquhart New Cemetery, Ferintosh.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Highland Hospice at the service or maybe forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

7 October 2019

McDonald (Rosskeen)

Suddenly, but peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 2nd October 2019, surrounded by her family, Chrissie McDonald (nee Mackenzie), aged 82 years, Rosskeen Old Manse, Invergordon, loving wife of the late Maxie McDonald, very much loved mother of Mike, Maureen and Meg, dear mother in law of Willie, cherished granny and great granny to Robert, Laura and their families.  Funeral service on Monday 14th October at 12.30pm in Invergordon Church of Scotland; thereafter to Rosskeen Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Flowers welcome or donations if desired for Robertson Health Centre Group and Raigmore Hospital may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

7 October 2019

MacDonald (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 2nd October 2019, Neil MacDonald, aged 91 years, former Charge Nurse for many years at Craig Dunain Hospital, Inverness, husband of the late Katie Ann (nee Morrison), a much loved dad, grandpa, brother and uncle.  Funeral service on Friday 11th October at 9.30am 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.

3 October 2019

Minchin (Lybster)

Peacefully at home after a long illness on 29th September 2019, surrounded by her loving family, Pamela Ann, aged 70 years, Lybster.  Dearly loved wife of Robert, much loved mum and mum in law of Sharon & Mark and Stephen & Julie, amazing nan of Ben, Sam, Conor and Robbie, great nan of Lelland and Ryker.  Cremation private at her own request.  Donations for Macmillan Nurses may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

3 October 2019

Hamilton (Inverness)

Peacefully at home on 1st October 2019, William Hamilton, aged 79 years, (Ex Director of Architectural and Technical Services, Inverness District Council and Piper).  Loving and loved husband of Sheila, much loved dad of Iain and Shonagh, father in law of Isabel, a dearly loved grandpa, brother, brother in law and uncle.  Funeral service on Wednesday 9th October at 1pm in Inverness Crematorium to which all are welcome to attend.  No flowers please.  Donations are invited for the Macmillan Suite, Raigmore Hospital and Skye Mountain Rescue at the service or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

3 October 2019

Zavaroni (Inverness)

At Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 30th September 2019, David Zavaroni, aged 72 years, Smithton, Inverness.  Funeral service on Monday 7th October at 9am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for the British Heart Foundation at the service.   

1 October 2019

Nield (Inverness)

At home on 30th September 2019, Michael Kenneth Nield, aged 77 years.  Cremation Private.   

30 September 2019

MacAulay (Nairn)

At Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 23rd September 2019, Margaret (Mags) MacAulay, aged 46 years, Nairn.  Funeral Private. 

30 September 2019

Beattie (Dingwall)

At Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 22nd September 2019, Rachel Beattie, aged 70 years.  Funeral Private.

30 September 2019

Fuller (Munlochy)

Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at Ballifeary House Care Home, Inverness on 26th September 2019, with her family by her side Catherine (Rena) Fuller, nee MacKenzie, aged 91 years, late of Munlochy.  Beloved wife of the late Ernest Fuller and the late Dugald MacGilp, dearly loved mum to Helen and James, also a dear mother-in-law, grandma and aunt.  Funeral service on Tuesday 8th October at 11am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Tore Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Ballifeary House at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

30 September 2019

MacLeod (Dingwall)

In the care of the Highland Hospice on 23rd September 2019, Sandra MacLeod, aged 50 years.  Funeral service on Saturday, 28th September, at 11am in Howmore Church, South Uist; thereafter to Stoneybridge Cemetery.  A celebration of Sandra’s Life will be held on Thursday 3rd October, at 12noon in the RNI Chapel, Ness Walk, Inverness.  All welcome to attend.  Donations are invited for the Highland Hospice, Maggie’s Highlands and Macmillan Cancer Support at the ceremony or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors.

30 September 2019

MacRae (Inverness)

Peacefully at home, on 25th September 2019, Isobel MacRae, aged 64 years, Scorguie Terrace, Inverness.  Beloved wife of Ian.  Sorely missed by her family and friends. Funeral Ceremony on Friday 4th October at 10.30am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Macmillan Cancer Support and Marie Curie at the Ceremony or may be forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

23 September 2019

Budge (Inverness)

Peacefully after a long illness, in the care of the wonderful staff at the RNI Community Hospital, Inverness on 17th September 2019, Moira Drysdale Budge (nee Macdonald), aged 78 years, 10 Glendruidh Road, Inverness.  Beloved wife, mother, sister, granny, great granny and mother in law.  Funeral service on Friday 27th September at 10.30am 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 Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

17 October 2019

Fuller (Munlochy)

The family of the late Catherine (Rena) Fuller would like to express their sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent sad loss: personally, by letter and phone calls and for the beautiful flowers and help received. They also wish to thank Matron MacKenzie and the caring staff of Ballifeary House Care Home, Dr Anna Mills, Riverside Medical Practice and the Inverness community nursing team for excellent care and attention. Special thank you to Rev Calum Iain MacLeod for all his support and uplifting service. Finally thank you to all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Drew Green, for care and compassion with the funeral arrangements. 

15 October 2019

Hamilton (Inverness)

Sheila and family wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for their support and kind expressions of sympathy extended to them following their sad bereavement.  Special thanks to Dr Kate Walter of Cairn Medical Practice for her care and sympathy.  Thank you also to the District Nurses, the Macmillan Suite and Derek McKay for their compassion and support.  Many thanks to Glynis Woodhead for conducting the comforting service and to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, inverness, for their kindness and excellent funeral arrangements.  Thank you also to the Kingsmills Hotel for the excellent catering.  Finally grateful thanks to all who attended the crematorium and whose kind generosity raised over £994 for the Macmillan Suite and Skye Mountain Rescue.

15 October 2019

MacDonald (Inverness)

The family of the late Neil MacDonald would like to thank all who attended his funeral and sent flowers and cards.  Thanks also to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their undivided attention to every detail; Pastor Jack Seaton for taking the service and the Beaufort Hotel for the lovely refreshments.  They also wish to thank the doctors and nurses of Ward 2C, Raigmore Hospital for their care.

10 October 2019

Murchison (Inverness)

The family of the late Etta Murchison wish to thank all relatives and friends for kind expressions of sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to doctors at Kingsmills Medical Practice for their care over many years and to all who attended the funeral service and donated so generously the amount of £81.00 to Marie Curie.  Special thanks to Celebrant Alan Smurthwaite and to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

10 October 2019

MacRae (Inverness)

The family of the late Isobel MacRae wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to all the doctors at Cairn Medical Practice for their care over the time of her illness and to all who attended the service and donated so generously the amount of £1189.42 which will go to Macmillan Cancer Support and Marie Curie.  Thanks to Glynis Woodhead for her beautiful service which was Isobel to the core.  Thanks to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their help, sensitivity and support with all the arrangements.  Also thank you to all the district nurses, Macmillan and Marie Curie without whose help she would not have been to be at home.  Heartfelt thanks to all.

2 October 2019

Cossar (Inverness)

Joy Cossar and family would like to thank all relatives and friends for the kind expressions of sympathy following their sad loss.  Special thanks to the staff of Ward 2C, Raigmore Hospital and Riverside Medical Practice.  Sincere thanks to Rev Peter Nimmo for his comforting service and to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their excellent funeral arrangements.

1 October 2019

Johnston (Inverness)

The family of the late Vivienne Johnston (formerly of Tiree) wish to thank all relatives, former neighbours and friends for help and sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement.  Donations to the amount of £202.50 were collected for the Highland Hospice and the British Heart Foundation at the funeral service.  Thank you to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their excellent funeral arrangements, and likewise to the Co-operative Funeral Directors in Tiree at the interment.

1 October 2019

MacDonald (Thurso)

The family of the late Grace Jean (Bunty) MacDonald wish to sincerely thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent sad bereavement.  They would also like to thank the care staff in Ach an Eas Care Home for their exemplary care and support for Grace over the last two years.  Grateful thanks also to Mike Rattenbury and Derek Morrison for their support and uplifting services.  Finally thank you to Drew Green and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

Inverness and Edinburgh.

1 October 2019

Donald (Inverness)

Stewart & Gill would like to thank relatives and many friends for the very kind expressions of sympathy received on the death of their mother Margaret and for paying their last respects at her funeral.  Special thanks to Rev Morven Archer for her uplifting service and to Drew Green and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for the sensitive and professional handling of all arrangements.  The catering by Loch Ness Country House Hotel was much appreciated.  Thanks also to Dr I Matheson and the team at Kingsmills Medical Practice for their unfailing attention and compassion.  The sum of £523 was raised for Black Isle Cares by generous donations.

20 Miller Gardens, Inverness

The Garden House, Kincurdie, Rosemarkie

25 September 2019

Thomson (Inverness)

The family of the late Ernest Thomson would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them following their sad loss.  Special thanks to Donald Mackay, Macmillan nurse for his support to Ernest.  To the District Nurses for their excellent care and attention and to the Nurse Practitioners who also attended.  To the Marie Curie nurses and Dr Bacon and staff of the Kingsmills Medical Practice.  Sincere thanks to Glynis Woodhead for her celebration of life service and to Vicki Fraser of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for the excellent care and compassion in handling the funeral arrangements.  Grateful thanks to the Waterside Hotel for the excellent catering service.  Finally, thanks to all who paid their last respects at the service and who kindly donated the sum of £690.15 for Macmillan Highland and Marie Curie in Ernest’s memory.

25 September 2019

Campbell (Inverness)

The family of the late Louis Campbell wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for all the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent sad loss; personally, by card and telephone and also for all the beautiful floral tributes.  They would like to express their sincere gratitude to all the nursing staff in the Heather Unit, Meallmore Nursing Home, Daviot, for the exceptional care given to Louis and for the support given to the family.  Also grateful thanks to Culloden Medical Practice and to all who attended the funeral service and donated the amount of £166.20 to the Meallmore Lodge Residents’ Fund.  Sincere thanks to the Rev Ian Manson for his comforting service and special thanks to Vicki Fraser and all her staff at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their care, compassion and support to the family.

Associated with

  • National Association of Funeral Directors
  • Society of Allied & Independent Funeral Directors
  • British Institute of Embalmers
  • Association of Green Funeral Directors
  • Golden Charter Funeral Plans
  • British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons

© John Fraser & Son 2019

Website by dynam