Deaths

JACK - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 7th November, 2014, Mary Jack (nee MacLeod), aged 74 years, Dochfour Drive, Inverness, beloved wife of Willie, loving mam of James, Donna and Michael, also a dear granny, sister, sister-in-law, mother-in-law and aunt. Sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service on Friday, 14th November, 2014, at 10.30am, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Macmillan Cancer Support may be given at the service or forwarded to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
MACKENZIE - The funeral service for the late Johan Mackenzie (nee MacRae), aged 81 years, Ashton Road, Inverness, will be held today (Tuesday) 11th November, 2014, at 12.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
CRAIG - Peacefully, in the care of Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, Jean Rose Craig, of Mile End Place, Kinmylies, Inverness, (born Abbassia, Egypt), much loved mother, grandmother and friend to many. Funeral service on Friday, 14th November, 2014, at 2.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. No flowers please, but donations, if desired, to Pancreatic Cancer UK may be given at the service or forwarded to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
KNEAFSEY - (Inverness/Milton of Campsie). Peacefully, in his home, 3 Irvine Gardens, Milton of Campsie, Glasgow, on Saturday, 8th November, 2014, Bryan Michael Nicholas Kneafsey, formerly of 4 Caulfield Place, Inverness, beloved husband of Catriona, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Michael and Sian, much loved grandad of Beth, Esther and the late Naomi, dear brother of Francis and the late Billy and loved by all the extended family and friends. Funeral service will be held in Smithton Free Church, Inverness, on Friday, 14th November, 2014, at 1pm; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for the Myotonic Dystrophy Group and the Parkinsons Disease Society or sent to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
RAMSAY - Peacefully, at Kingsmills Care Home, on 6th November, 2014, Scott Ramsay, formerly of 14 Towerhill Road, Inverness, aged 90 years. Lifelong gardener. Dearly loved husband of the late Betty, much loved dad of Catherine and Caroline and devoted grandpa of Caroline, Alan, Jennifer, Kimberley and Alexander. Funeral service on Monday, 17th November, 2014, at 11.30am, in Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations are welcome in memory of Scott for The Seagull Trust or please forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
MACDONALD - Peacefully, on Friday, 7th November, 2014, after a short time in Raigmore Hospital, Donald MacDonald, West Heather Road, Inverness, aged 76 years. Formerly Post Office. Member of Fraser Park Bowling Club. Beloved husband of the late Mary Ann and of the late Shona (Campbell). Much loved dad to Angus and Janice, also loved by Peter, Angus and Graham, an adored brother, uncle, granda, papa, father-in-law, a good friend and greatly respected by all who knew him. Funeral service on Friday, 14th November, 2014, at 11am, in the East Church, Academy Street; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Donations invited to support the work of H.D.U.(6A), Raigmore, please forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
ROSS - Very suddenly, on 4th November, 2014, Nigel John Ross, aged 55 years, (train guard), Edinburgh/Inverness, much loved son of the late Donnie and Ina, loving brother of Gregor, Liz, Linda, Caroline, Chris and the late Ronnie. Sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service on Monday, 17th November, 2014, at 1.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Mourners are invited to wear an item of blue clothing in memory of Nigel. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Highland Hospice may be given at the service or forwarded to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
MACGRUER - The funeral service for the late Sylvia MacGruer (nee Burnett), will take place on Thursday, 13th November, 2014, at 11.30am, in Inverness Crematorium, to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be given at the service for the Chest, Heart & Stroke Association or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.
McLAREN - The funeral service of the late Rachel (Jean) McLaren, Ashton Crescent, Inverness, will take place today (Tuesday), 11th November, 2014, 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, if desired, for the RNIB may be given at the service. Car parking available at the funeral home.
SINCLAIR - The funeral service for the late Margaret Sinclair will take place tomorrow (Wednesday), 12th November, 2014, at 2.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium, to which all friends are warmly invited. Family flowers only please. Enquiries to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel. 01463 233366.
CUTHBERT - Margaret Dyer, Tigh-Na-Mara, 4 Alturlie Point, Allanfearn, Inverness, died 6th November, 2014, aged 76 years, peacefully, surrounded by those she loved, at Raigmore Hospital. Most dearly beloved and treasured wife of Tom and adored mother of Jane, Tom and Joanne, loving sister to Ann and Elizabeth and devoted grandmother to Jack, Jodie, Summer and Ava. A special thanks to the doctors and nurses at Raigmore Hospital. Funeral service, Monday, 17th November, 2014, at 2.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome. Enquiries to William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
ROSS - It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Kenneth Roderick Ross, Woodlands Terrace, Westhill, Inverness, aged 73 years, on Monday, 10th November, 2014, after a long and courageous battle, bravely fought. Adored husband and best friend to Merle, much loved father, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and precious granda to Ross, Claire, Greg and Faye. A celebration of Kenny's life will take place tomorrow (Saturday), 15th November, 2014, at 10am, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Daviot Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to benefit Ward 11 Raigmore Hospital.
FRASER - Peacefully, on Tuesday, 11th November, 2014, at Raigmore Hospital, Helen Fraser, 4 Stratton Road, Inverness, aged 62 years. Former care assistant. Loving mother of Michelle and the late Kevin, much loved sister to Margaret, Alister and Audrey, a dear granny and good friend. Funeral service on Wednesday, 19th November, 2014, at 1.30pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to the service, conducted by Rev. Dr Peter Donald, of Crown Church, of which she was a loyal member.
SUTHERLAND - (Strathpeffer). Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at the Strathallan Residential Care Home, Strathpeffer, (formerly of Conon Bridge) Nan Sutherland (nee McLaren), aged 90 years, on Wednesday, 12th November, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Sandy Sutherland, loving mam to William, Margaret and Liz, a special granny, great-granny and great-great-granny, a dear sister to Marjory, Donnie and the late Willie, Sandy and Johnnie, a loving mother-in-law to Pat and Derek and sister-in-law to Jenny and friend to many. Funeral service from Ferintosh Parish Church, Conon Bridge, on Wednesday, 19th November, 2014, at 1pm; interment thereafter at Urquhart Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only. Donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for Strathallan Care Home, Residents Fund. Arrangements by D. Gunn, Blackwells Street, Dingwall.
MACKENZIE - Peacefully, after a short illness at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on Monday, 10th November, 2014, Donald George, (ex Inverness-shire Police), aged 92 years, Balnacraig Road, Inverness, beloved husband of Bunty, loving dad of Ella, David and the late Patsy and Allan, much loved father-in-law of Karen, a devoted grandad to Jenny, Philippa, Gillian and Owen, a dear brother-in-law to Roddy and Maggie and friend to many. Funeral service on Monday, 17th November, 2014, at 10am, in the East Church, Academy Street, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Highland Hospice may be given at the service or forwarded to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
INNES - Peacefully, in the care of Ach-An-Eas Residential Home, Inverness, on 10th November, 2014, Mary Innes (nee MacDiarmid / formerly MacLean), aged 93 years, late of Benula Road, Inverness, beloved wife of the late Alastair Innes MM and the late Sergeant John MacLean, much loved mum of Duncan and mother-in-law of Vanessa, also a loving granny of Rebecca and Rachael. Funeral service on Monday, 17th November, 2014, at 12.15pm, in D. Chisholm & Sons' Funeral Home, Huntly Street, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Ach-An-Eas Residents' Fund may be given at the service.
ROSS - The funeral service for the late Nigel John Ross, aged 55 years, (train guard), Edinburgh / Inverness, will be held on Monday, 17th November, 2014, at 1.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Mourners are invited to wear an item of blue clothing in memory of Nigel. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
JACK - The funeral service for the late Mary Jack (nee MacLeod), aged 74 years, Dochfour Drive, Inverness, will be held today (Friday), 14th November, 2014, at 10.30am, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
REAT - Aubrey. Peacefully, at Chasedale Nursing Home, Northumberland, on 19th October, 2014, after a long illness bravely borne. A dear friend. A service was held at Mowpen Crematorium, Blyth, which was conducted by Father Quinn and well attended. Private interment will be in Inverness at a later date.
ALLAN - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, after a short illness, on 10th November, 2014, Alison Allan, 5 Garden Place, Beauly, aged 82 years. Formerly of Barnyards, Beauly. Dearly loved wife of the late John. Funeral service on Tuesday, 18th November, 2014, at 12 noon, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited.
CATHIE - Peacefully at home, on Wednesday, 12th November, 2014, Hildegard (nee Koch), North Kessock, in her 93rd year, dear wife of Robert, very much loved mother of Ann, Irene and Barbara, loving grandmother of Rose, sister of Heinz and a much respected mother-in- law to Andy. Will be greatly missed. At the family's request the funeral service will be private. Enquiries to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel. 01463 233366.
JAMIESON - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, on Friday, 17th October, 2014, John Alan Jamieson, The Linn, Inshes, aged 77 years. Retired Company Director. Beloved husband of the late Averil and adored father of Dr Susan Jamieson. Funeral service tomorrow (Saturday), 15th November, 2014, at 10.30am, in Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Arrangements by William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
POWELL - Peacefully, at St Vincent's Hospital, Kingussie, on 11th November, 2014, Bob Powell, aged 89 years, Smithton, Inverness, husband of the late Mary, father of Roddy, Robert, Helen and the late Mhairi and Jimmy, grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral service on Tuesday, 18th November, 2014, at 1.30pm, in the funeral home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Petty Cemetery, Tornagrain. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be given at the service. Car parking available at the funeral home.
STEWART - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 12th November, 2014, Marjorie Stewart 'Madge' (nee MacArthur), aged 94 years, Dalneigh, Inverness (former Domestic Manager, Craig Dunain Hospital), much loved mum of Angela and Sandra, dearly loved granny of Charlotte and Joanne, dear mum-in-law of Nicky and Charlie and a treasured aunt. Funeral service on Tuesday, 18th November, 2014, 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, if desired, for the British Heart Foundation, may be given at the service. Car parking available at the funeral home.
RAMSAY - The funeral service for Scott Ramsay, formerly of 14 Towerhill Road, Inverness, will take place on Monday, 17th November, 2014, at 11.30am, in Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Scott for The Seagull Trust please forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
ROBERTSON - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 9th November, 2014, Nina Catherine Robertson (nee Kennedy), aged 82 years, of Lynwilg, 5 Green Drive, Inverness, much loved wife of the late Kenneth Mackenzie Robertson, loving mother of David and Evan, adored grandmother to Catriona and Kirsty. For funeral details please contact John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel. 01463 233366.
McCONNACHIE - (Huntly). Peacefully, after a long illness bravely borne, at Rothieden, on Thursday, 13th November, 2014, Bill McConnachie, aged 79 years, beloved husband of the late Irene, cherished father and father-in-law of Billy and Lynn and Graeme and Rosaleen, precious and loving grandad to Meghan and Calum also a dear brother of Jim. Funeral service in Huntly Cairnie Glass Church, Church Street, Huntly, on Saturday, 22nd November, 2014, at 10.30am; thereafter to Huntly Cemetery, to which all family and friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Sadly missed.