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Family Notices

26 October 2021

Galbraith (Inverness)

Peacefully at Highland Hospice, Inverness on 22nd October 2021, Louise Mary Galbraith (nee Walker), aged 56 years, Drakies Avenue, Inverness. Senior staff nurse, Orthopaedic Trauma, Raigmore Hospital. Much loved wife of John, loving mum of Kirstie and Ailidh, devoted nana of Leo, Eli, Seren, Norah and Xander, a dear daughter, sister, aunt and mother in law. Funeral ceremony on Wednesday 3rd November at 12 noon in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness followed by committal at Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for Highland Hospice may be given at the ceremony. Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

21 October 2021

Allely (Gorthleck)

Peacefully at Castlehill Care Home, Inverness on 18th October 2021, Bryan Allely, aged 88 years, Gorthleck, a keen fisherman and Sunderland supporter. Dear partner of Joanna. A good friend to many. Cremation private. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

21 October 2021

Grainger (Inverfarigaig)

Suddenly on 19th October 2021, Nikolas Leighton MacGregor Grainger (Nik), aged 61 years, of Inverfarigaig. Funeral details to follow.

21 October 2021

Gault (Drumnadrochit)

Peacefully at the Highland Hospice on 16th October 2021, Kathleen (Kate) Gault nee Macdonald, aged 82 years, RIP, Drumnadrochit, formerly Glenurquhart. Beloved wife of the late Donald, much loved mum of Michael and Graham, loving Grandma of Freya, also a very dear sister and aunty. Funeral service on Wednesday 27th October at 12noon in Marydale RC Church, Cannich; thereafter to New Kilmore Cemetery, Drumnadrochit. All welcome to attend. Donations in memory of Kate for the Glenurquhart Centre may be given at the service or forwarded to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

21 October 2021

Mackay (Inverness)

Surrounded by his family at Highland Hospice on Saturday, 16th October 2021, William D. S. Mackay, aged 60, former bricklayer, Cradlehall. Devoted and darling husband of Marion. Cherished father of Liam, David and Catriona, loving father-in-law of Sharon and Cat and proud grandfather of Sophia, Megan and baby Liam. (Master of dog Murdo). Funeral service on Thursday, 28th October, at 11.30am in the Barn Church, Culloden, to which all are welcome to attend; thereafter interment on Friday 29th October at Portnalong Cemetery, Skye. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Myeloma U.K. and Highland Hospice may be given at the service or forwarded to John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA.

21 October 2021

Gardiner (Inverness)

Sadly at home on 15th October 2021, Thomas Gardiner, aged 95 years, Daviot. Dearly loved husband of the late Joanna, much loved Dad of Elaine, Linda, Alison, Stuart, Brenda, Lesley and son in law Robert, a loving grandad, great grandad, brother and uncle. Funeral service on Wednesday 27th October at 1pm in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for PDSA may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors: John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.

20 October 2021

Jones (Ullapool)

Peacefully at Wyvis House, Dingwall on 19th October 2021, Dorrie Jones, aged 82 years, Ullapool. Beloved wife of Arthur, dearly loved mother of Sharon, also a dear sister. Cremation private. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall.

20 October 2021

Drummond (Inverness)

Tragically on 8th October 2021, Colin Drummond, aged 52 years, Anderson Street, Inverness, a much loved Dad, Granda Col and brother. Funeral service on Monday 25th October at 12.15pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Donations if desired for The Salvation Army may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors. Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

18 October 2021

Maclean (Inverness)

Suddenly at home on 1st October 2021, Christine Isobelle Maclean, aged 68 years, Abban Street, Inverness. Beloved daughter of the late Hugh and Cathy Maclean of Ardersier, also a much loved sister and aunt. Funeral ceremony on Thursday, 21st October 2021 at 11am in Inverness Crematorium. Livestream available via Christine Maclean 21/10/21 11am

15 October 2021

Hale (Brora)

On 10th October 2021, Sandra Hale, aged 66 years. Cremation private.

15 October 2021

MacDonald (Dingwall)

Sadly at Raigmore Hospital on Sunday 10th October 2021, after a short illness, Margaret Morrison MacDonald (née MacRae), aged 93 years, formerly of South Erradale, Gairloch. Dearly loved mum of Fiona and Morven, wife of the late Joe MacDonald and a much loved granny to Andrew, also a dear mother-in-law, sister, aunt, great-aunt and cousin. Funeral Service on Tuesday, 26th October, at 12.30pm in St Clement’s Parish Church, Dingwall, to which all friends are respectfully invited. A private service for family only will be held thereafter at Inverness Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland may be given at the service or forwarded to John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, IV15 9TF.

14 October 2021

Black (Inverness)

After living her life with great dignity and courage, Norma, nee Scatterty, passed away peacefully under the loving care of Isobel Fraser Home on Friday 8th October 2021, aged 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Hamish, cherished mother to Fiona and the late Mike and Phil, a very dear grandmother, great grandmother and mother in law. Rest in Peace. Funeral Service on Friday 22nd October at 11.30am in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Car parking available at the Funeral Home.


14 October 2021

Munro (Kiltarlity)

On 28th September 2021, Carole Elizabeth Munro, aged 67 years of Kiltarlity. Funeral private.

14 October 2021

Mackay (Inverness)

At home on 10th October 2021, William Alexander Mackay, aged 83 years, Dan Corbett Gardens, formerly of Wyvis Place, Inverness. Devoted husband of Maryrose, loving father and father in law of Brenda & Mark and Elizabeth & Derrick, special grandad of Rebecca, Sarah-Jane, Joe and Chloe. Funeral service on Wednesday 20th October at 12.30pm in the Funeral Home of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, in memory of William to Alzheimer Scotland may be given at the service. Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

7 October 2021

Calder (Inverness)

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 7th October 2021, James Douglas Calder (Jim), aged 67 years. Beloved husband of Averil, devoted dad to Niall and Lindsay, brother of Norma, John, Anne, Marie, Patricia and Frankie. Funeral private at his own request. Donations in memory of Jim for Macmillan Cancer Support can be given via our Facebook page.

7 October 2021

Kew (Inverness / Warwick)

Peacefully at Castlehill Care Home, Inverness on 3rd October 2021, Peter Kew, aged 84 years, Woodgrove Place, formerly of Warwick. Beloved husband of Dorothy. Funeral service on Friday 15th October at 2pm in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family Flowers only please. Donations in memory of Peter for Alzheimer Scotland may be given at the service or forwarded to the Funeral Directors: John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

7 October 2021

Divers (Inverness)

Sadly on 2nd October 2021, Liam Divers, aged 35 years, Inverness. Sorely missed by his children, parents, sisters, brother, niece and nephew. Funeral Ceremony private. Donations in memory of Liam for Grampian Autistic Society may be given via our Facebook page. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.

7 October 2021

MacDonald (Inverness)

On 29th September 2021, Roderick MacDonald, aged 59 years, Inverness. Cremation private.

25 October 2021

Mackay (Inverness)

Mrs Maryrose Mackay and family wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for sympathy shown to them in their recent bereavement. Thanks to HHC Carers for their care and compassion. Thanks also to those that donated the sum of £308.45 for Alzheimer Scotland. Special thanks to Rev Mike Rattenbury for a comforting and personal service and finally thank you to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness and especially Sarah Maclean with their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

25 October 2021

Denoon (Inverness)

Kenny and family would like to express their sincere thanks to the many relatives and friends who sent messages of sympathy, flowers and cards during their recent sad loss. Thanks to the nursing staff of ward 5a Raigmore Hospital for their care and to all who attended the funeral service and donated the generous amount of £480 to Cancer Research UK. Special thanks to Laura Gillespie for her uplifting service. Thanks also to Sarah Maclean and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.

25 October 2021

Kew (Inverness / Warwick)

Dorothy and family would like to express their sincere thanks to the relatives, friends and neighbours who sent messages of sympathy, flowers and helped during their recent sad loss. Thanks also to Castlehill Care Home for the care and attention show to Peter over the last year and eight months he spent there. Special thanks to the Celebrant, Glynis Woodhead, for all her support and for a fitting service, also to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

21 October 2021

Davidson (Inverness)

The husband and son of the late Brenda Davidson would express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy at our sad loss. But Brenda is “absent from the body and … present with the Lord”. 2 Corinthians 5:8

19 October 2021

Mitchell (Inverness)

Jennifer and family would like to express their sincere thanks to all relatives and friends who sent messages of sympathy, flowers and help during their recent sad loss of Derek. Thanks to the staff at Southside Road Surgery and Dialysis Unit at Raigmore Hospital for their care over many years and to all who attended the funeral and so generously donated over £600 to add to the amount raised online for the Highland Hospice. Special thanks to Glynis Woodhead for her uplifting service and to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.

19 October 2021

McLean (Inverness)

Julie and family of the late Esther McLean, would like to express their sincere thanks to PC Scott Smith and other Police Officers, also the Ambulance Service during our recent loss. We would like to thank friends that sent sympathy cards, also to the carers that looked after our mum. Thanks to Glynis Woodhead and piper, Dougie Watson, at the funeral service. We would like to thank Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for taking good care of the funeral arrangements. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Stuart McConnachie for all his help at this difficult time.

19 October 2021

Carr (Dornoch)

Kerensa and family would like to extend grateful thanks to our many relatives, friends and community for their messages of sympathy and the lovely flowers and cards received for the recent bereavement of her husband, Michael. Thank you to all those who attended the funeral and who donated so generously to our Cathedral and a special thanks to the Rev’s Derek and Susan Brown for their unique and thoughtful eulogy… Dornoch will miss them greatly. Lastly, but not least our gratitude to the District and Macmillan nurses and to the staff of John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall for their support and genuine sensitivity at all times ♥.

19 October 2021

Macrae (Beauly)

The family of the late Ewen Macrae wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them on their sad loss. Sincere thanks to the Rev Ian Manson for his uplifting service. Special thanks to Vicki Fraser and team of John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for helpful and efficient funeral arrangements. Thank you to Lovat Arms Hotel for excellent catering and to all who paid their last respects at the church and graveside and donated the sum of £430 to Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland.

14 October 2021

Sutherland (Inverness / Wick)

Calum wishes to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, cards and telephone calls following the sudden loss of Andrew. Sincere thanks to Pastors Owen and Kate Morris for their comforting service and personal memories of Andrew, also to the ladies of the church who provided refreshments. Thanks to all who attended the funeral service and donated the sum of £179.50 to Epilepsy Research UK. Special thanks to Roseanne who has been a tremendous help, in what has been a difficult time for us both. Finally, thanks also to Vicki Fraser and team at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their professional and compassionate support with the funeral arrangements.

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