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Family Notices

14 June 2019

Robertson (Inverness)

Peacefully at home on 12th June 2019, James (Jimmy), aged 86 years, Cameron Road, formerly of Birnie Terrace, Inverness.  Much loved dad, grandad and great-grandad.  Funeral Ceremony on Thursday 20th June 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 the Red Cross at the ceremony.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

14 June 2019

McIntosh (Avoch)

Suddenly but peacefully at Ross Memorial Hospital, Dingwall, on 12th June 2019, John, aged 86 years.  Beloved husband of Jennifer, dear dad of Kerr, Brian, Anne, Allan and Ellen, a loving grandfather, great-grandfather, father in law, brother and uncle.  Funeral private at his own request.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, tel 01349 808666.

13 June 2019

Scobbie (Muir of Ord)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 9th June 2019, Hamish, aged 73 years, Muir of Ord.   Beloved husband of the late Mary, dad of James, Alistair, Steven, Colin, Mary and the late Daniel, also a dear granda, brother and uncle.  Funeral service on Tuesday 18th June at 12.15pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilmorack Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please. Donations are invited for Marie Curie at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

10 June 2019

Sinclair (North Kessock)

At Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 3rd June 2019, Mary Flora (Maree), aged 86 years.  Cremation private. 

7 June 2019

Simpson (Gorthleck)

At Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 4th June 2019, Muriel Eileen (nee Williams), aged 91 years.  Cremation private.

5 June 2019

Wilkinson (Beauly)

Peacefully at Southside Care Home, Inverness on 31st May 2019, Winifred Margaret (Winnie), aged 87 years, late of Beauly.  Cremation private.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

5 June 2019

MacQuarrie (North Kessock)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 2nd June 2019, Duncan MacQuarrie MBE, MA, HMIe, aged 73 years, Charleston, North Kessock.  Beloved husband of Edith (nee Campbell), devoted father of Gwen, Sarah and Anna, also a much loved grandfather, brother and uncle.  Funeral service on Friday 14th June at 1pm in the Old High Church, Inverness; thereafter to Tore Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for UK Sepsis Trust and HDU Raigmore Hospital at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

5 June 2019

Douglas (Inverness)

Peacefully at Southside Nursing Home, Inverness on 30th May 2019, Dick Douglas, aged 88 years, formerly of Diriebught Road, Inverness, church officer of Ness Bank Church.  Beloved husband of the late Nancy, much loved dad of Ian and Pauline, father in law to Charlie and a dearly loved granda and great granda.  Funeral service on Tuesday 11th June at 10.30am in Ness Bank Church, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Alzheimer Scotland and Kidney Research UK at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

5 June 2019

Urquhart (Bunchrew)

Peacefully at home on 31st May 2019, Martha Urquhart, Bunchrew.  Funeral private.

5 June 2019

Scott (Inverness)

Anne Macalister, peacefully on 3rd June at Culduthel Care Home, Inverness.  Much loved wife of Archie and mother of Jane and Alastair.  Loved by her grandchildren Jamie, Nicholas and Lucy and her great grandchildren Archie, Freddie and Ben. Private funeral.  No letters or flowers, please.  Enquiries to John Fraser & Son, tel 01463 233366.

4 June 2019

Mimer (Inverness)

Sadly on 2nd June 2019, William Wallace Mimer, aged 66 years, loving husband and friend of Jean, much loved dad of Laura, proud grampa to Chloe, William and Sophia, a dear brother, brother in law and uncle.  Private family funeral.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

3 June 2019

Gunn (Inverness)

Suddenly but peacefully at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary ICU on 2nd June 2019, Stephen Gunn, aged 53 years, 22 Kennedy Drive, Inverness (store supervisor Raigmore Hospital, Inverness).  Adored husband of Lorna, much loved dad of Jemma, Samantha, John, Elizabeth and the late Charles, treasured grandad of Craig, Nicky, Archie and Molly, beloved son of Annie and the late George, brother of David, a much loved father in law, brother in law and friend to many.  Funeral service on Saturday 15th June at 10am 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 Aberdeen Royal Infirmary ICU at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

3 June 2019

MacLeod (Inverness)

Suddenly but peacefully at Isobel Fraser Care Home, Inverness on 28th May 2019, Margaret Ann (nee Graham), aged 84 years, formerly of Innes Street, Inverness.  Beloved wife of the late John (Iain) MacLeod, dearly loved mum of Christeen, Kathleen, Iain-Don and the late Joyce, much loved granny of Eilidh, Iona, Heather, Lewis and Erin, also a dear sister to Iain Graham.  Funeral service on Thursday 6th June at 11.30am in Garrabost Church of Scotland, Isle of Lewis; thereafter to Aignish Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel (01463) 233366.

30 May 2019

Cameron (Fortrose)

Peacefully at the Highland Hospice, Inverness on 24th May 2019, Nancy Cameron, aged 80 years, Fortrose.  Beloved of her family and friends.  Funeral service on Wednesday 19th June at 11.30am in Rosemarkie Church of Scotland; thereafter interment in churchyard.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, tel 01463 233366.

30 May 2019

Ross (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 28th May 2019, Ronald Ross, aged 87 years, Culduthel Road, Inverness, retired Texaco (CPL).  Beloved husband of Sadie (nee Mackay), loving father of Joan, dearly loved grandad of Claire and Graham,  Funeral service on Friday 7th June at 1pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

30 May 2019

McIntosh (Inverness)

Suddenly but peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 25th May 2019, John Phimister (Ian) aged 90 years, Cradlehall, Inverness.  Loving husband of Peggy, a much loved father of Mairi, Margaret and Grace, and a dearly loved father in law, grandad and great grandad.  Funeral service on Wednesday 5th June at 12.30pm in the Barn Church, Culloden; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All very welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Alzheimer Scotland at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

30 May 2019

Robb (Inverness)

Peacefully, at Southside Nursing Home, Inverness, on 26th May 2019, Marjory (May) Robb (nee Grant), aged 92 years, formerly of 57 St Valery Avenue, Inverness. Loving wife of the late Andy Robb, much loved mum to the late Andy Robb, dear mother-in-law of Andrina and devoted granny to Graeme and Murray, a good friend to many.  Funeral service on Tuesday, June 4th 2019, at 10:30am, in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17 – 29 Chapel Street, Inverness, thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations are invited at the service for the Mackenzie Centre, Inverness.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

29 May 2019

Ward (Drumbeg)

The funeral service for the late Clive Ward will be held on Friday 31st May at 11am in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for the Highland Hospice at the service.

28 May 2019

Stewart (Inverness)

Peacefully at home on 25th May 2019, John Donald (Ian) Stewart, aged 83 years, Fairfield Road, Inverness.  Loving husband of Annie, dad to Iain, Angus, Duncan and Diane, father in law to Pamela, Jane and the late Steve, devoted grandad to Adam, Eilidh, Emma and Georgie.  Funeral service on Monday 3rd June at 10.30am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for the Highland Hospice at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

28 May 2019

Cowie (Inverness)

At home on 25th May 2019, William (Bill) Cowie, aged 87 years.  Beloved husband of Nancy and much loved dad, grandad and great grandad.  Funeral service on Tuesday 4th June at 2pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness.  All welcome to attend.  No flowers please, but donations are invited for Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland and Cancer Research UK at the service.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

27 May 2019

Wilson (Avoch)

At Pitcairn Lodge Care Home, Westhill, on 23rd May 2019.  Neil Alexander Wilson, aged 98 years, late of Ormonde Terrace, Avoch.  Beloved husband of the late Jenny, a dearly loved dad and grandpa.  Funeral service on Friday 31st May at 1.30pm in Avoch Church of Scotland (limited seating) followed by interment in Avoch New Cemetery.  All welcome to attend.  No cards please.  Family flowers only.  Donations are invited for The British Red Cross and Alzheimer Scotland at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors: John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

23 May 2019

Terry (Drumnadrochit)

On 16th May 2019, Pamela Hyatt Terry, Drumnadrochit.  Funeral private.  Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, 01463 233366.

23 May 2019

Mackay (Inverness)

Suddenly but peacefully at Cameron House Care Home, Inverness on 20th May 2019, Sheila S. Mackay OBE, aged 80 years, former Depute Provost and District Councillor.  Beloved wife of Ian C. Mackay, much loved mum of Julie and Janice and mother in law of Steven, loving granny to Ceilidh, Corrie, Sam and Joe.  Admired by many, friend to all.  Funeral ceremony on Wednesday 29th May at 1pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness to which all are welcome to attend; thereafter cremation private.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited to the Cameron House Residents Fund at the ceremony.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

21 May 2019

McWalter (Tomatin)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on Friday 17th May 2019, Grace Thomson, aged 78 years, Tomatin.  Loving wife of Hamish, devoted mother of Stuart, Kirsty and Shohna also a much loved grandma, mother in law, sister and aunt.  Funeral service on Thursday 13th June at 2pm in Inverness Crematorium.  All welcome to attend.  Family flowers only please.  Donations are invited for Diabetes UK at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

13 June 2019

Douglas (Inverness)

The family of the late Dick Douglas wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy show to them in their recent bereavement.  Thanks to all the staff and Southside Nursing home for the excellent care they gave to Dick and to all who attended the funeral service and donated so generously the amount of £618.90, which will be divided equally between Alzheimer Scotland and Kidney Research UK.  Special thanks to Rev Fiona Smith for her personal service and to all the Elders and members of Ness Bank Church who ensured everything was right on the day for Dick.  Final thanks to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral.

11 June 2019

Ross (Inverness)

Mrs Ross, her daughter Joan and family would like to express our sincere thanks to the many relatives, friends and neighbours who sent such kind expressions of sympathy personally by letter, cards, flowers and telephone messages.  Grateful thanks also to Dr Tilman von Delft at Burnfield Medical Practice and to the staff in Ward 2C at Raigmore Hospital.  Special thanks to the Rev Peter Nimmo for his continued support.  Many thanks to all those who attended the service on Friday 7th June, in particular the family wish to express their sincere regret that due to a further service being held they were not allowed to receive everyone as they left the service.  Finally thanks to Drew Green and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their compassion and support with the funeral arrangements and to the staff of Loch Ness Country House Hotel for their arrangements.

6 June 2019

Stewart (Inverness)

The family of the late Ian Stewart would like to thank their relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, beautiful flowers and touching cards, as well as to everyone who came to pay their respects.  Special thanks to everyone who made a donation at the service - £670.64 was raised and will be donated to the Highland Hospice.  Thanks to John Rennie of Fairfield Medical Practice for his kindness and compassion.  Thanks to Rev Alasdair Macleod for his comforting service and to Angus Campbell for his guidance.  Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements and to Eden Court for catering.

5 June 2019

Cowie (Inverness)

Nancy and family would like to express their sincere thanks to the many friends and neighbours who sent cards of sympathy and flowers.  Grateful thanks to Dr Rod Sampson, all the carers, especially Pauline and Ann, Highland Hospice for their excellent care of Bill, also Craigmonie Hotel.  Special thanks to Rev Iain Morrison and the Male Voice Choir for their uplifting singing and to all who attended the service.  Finally thank you to Drew Green and Sarah Maclean of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for excellent funeral arrangements.

5 June 2019

MacTavish (Inverness)

The family of the late Alastair MacTavish would like to thank all relatives, friends, neighbours and colleagues for their support and kind expressions of sympathy during their recent sad loss of Alastair.  Grateful thanks to Dr D. Goudie of Riverside Medical Practice, Inverness for his care and attention and to all staff at the Highland Hospice for their excellent care.  Special thanks to Glynis Woodhead for a fitting service and to Drew Green and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

5 June 2019

Mackay (Inverness)

Ian and the family would like to thank everyone who came to say farewell to Sheila in what was a beautiful and touching service.  Thanks also to Dr McNamara and Councillor Graham for the finest of eulogies, they did Sheila proud.  Thanks are also due to the staff and carers at Cameron House for their excellent care of Sheila during her stay.  Final thanks to all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for the professionalism and personal attention we received.

5 June 2019

Wilson (Avoch)

The family of the late Neil Wilson wish to thank all relatives, fellow Seaforth Highlanders, and friends for the sympathy and kindness shown to them in their recent bereavement. The generosity of those who attended the funeral service and donated the amount of £794.30 for the Red Cross and Alzheimer Scotland is greatly appreciated by the family. Thank you to the Rev Dr Warren Beattie for his fitting and relevant service, along with the staff of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support at this difficult time. Special thanks to the staff of Pitcairn Lodge Care Home for their excellent care and comfort to Neil and the family. 

5 June 2019

Jack (Kilcoy)

Anne and family wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy extended to them, personally, by cards, telephone and flowers, following their loss of Donald.  Grateful thanks to the Doctors and nursing staff of Ward 6B, Raigmore Hospital for their kindness and care.  Special thanks to Rev M. Rattenbury for his comforting service; to John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

24 May 2019

Jamieson (Inverness)

The family of the late Moira Jamieson wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy shown to them in Moira’s passing.  Thank you to the large crowd that attended the service at Dalneigh Church.  A big thank you to all who sent messages, cards and flowers.  Thank you to the staff of Ward 5a, Raigmore Hospital, for the kindness shown to Moira and family.  Thank you to Rev Douglas Horne, Rev Fergus Robertson and Rev Stewart Mackay, for the way they conducted the service with great feeling that made it a fitting tribute to Moira’s life and works and to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.  The sum of £1,509.47 was collected at the service for Macmillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research UK.

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24 May 2019

Garlick (Rosemarkie)

The family of the late Christine Garlick wish to thank all relatives and friends for sympathy in their recent sad bereavement.  Thanks to the nurses and staff of St Olaf’s Care Home, Nairn for their care of our mother and grandmother during her short time there.  Also thanks to the doctors of Nairn Healthcare Group, particularly, Dr Minnie, for their care during Christine’s final days.  Particular thanks to Janis and John Keast for their unfailing guidance and support through difficult times.  Elegant funeral services have been provided by John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, with much appreciated support from Sarah Maclean.

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22 May 2019

Gunn (Dingwall)

The family of the late Ann Gunn wish to thank all relatives and friends for the kind expressions of sympathy shown to them at this sad time.  Special thanks to the Doctors and nursing staff of Ward 5A, Raigmore Hospital, for their care over the last 5 years.  Many thanks also to the Highland Hospice for their excellent care.  Thank you for the floral tributes and generous donations received.  Thanks to the Humanist Celebrant Halde Pottinger, for his personal tribute to Mam and to John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, Dingwall for their excellent funeral arrangements.

21 May 2019

Green (Inverness)

Brian and family wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy extended to them in their recent sad bereavement.  They also wish to thank the doctors and nurses of Ward 1, RNI for the care shown to Helen.  Special thanks to Rev Mike Rattenbury for his uplifting service and Joan for all her help.  Thanks to all who donated the sum of £183 to Munlochy Animal Aid.  Finally thank you to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Sarah Maclean, for their excellent funeral arrangements.

21 May 2019

Hunt (Belladrum)

Danielle Hunt wishes to thank most sincerely all friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to her on her recent sad loss of Tom, personally and by letter and card.  Very many thanks to the doctors at Croyard Road Medical Practice, Beauly, the doctors and nursing staff of Ward 2A, Raigmore Hospital, and the staff at the Highland Hospice for their wonderful, compassionate care.  Many sincere thanks also to Mr Halde Pottinger for such a lovely service, at which £430.00 was collected for the MS Society (Inverness and Nairn Branch).  Thank you also to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their kindness and support with the funeral arrangements.

20 May 2019

Little (Inverness)

Heather and family would like to convey their most sincere and heartfelt thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, flowers and kind expressions of sympathy extended to them following the sad loss of John (Ian).  Grateful thanks to the Scottish Ambulance Service, to doctors and wonderful nursing staff in ICU who cared for Ian with compassion and sensitivity.  Special thanks to Rev Douglas MacKeddie for his uplifting and moving service.  Thanks also to Vicki Fraser, Drew Green and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their guidance, kindness and faultless funeral arrangements.  To the Lovat Arms Hotel, Beauly for their catering and finally to all those who attended the service to pay their respects and who generously donated the amount of £417 to ICU Raigmore Hospital and York Day Hospital in Ian’s memory.

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