Deaths

MURRAY - Peacefully, at Nairn, on 9th September, 2016, April Gillian Murray (nee Burnett), aged 79 years, dearly loved wife of the late Robert Murray and mother to Christopher and Alison. Funeral service at St Columba's Episcopal Church, Nairn, tomorrow (Wednesday), 21st September, 2016, at 10.30am; and thereafter to Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Enquiries to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel. 01463 233366.
WEAVERS - (Balintore / Nigg). Suddenly, but peacefully, in Innis Mhor Care Home, Tain, on Thursday, 15th September, 2016, Cyril Oswald Weavers, (dance teacher), 16 East Street, Balintore, (formerly of the Old Smithy, Nigg), beloved and loving husband of Thelma, loving father of Nigel, dear stepfather of Sheena and Duncan, a loving grandfather, great- grandfather, brother and loved by all the extended family and friends. Funeral service will be held in Fearn Abbey, on Thursday, 22nd September, 2016, at 1pm; thereafter to Balintore New Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for the Highland Hospice or sent to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
McGECHIE - Suddenly, at home, on Sunday, 11th September, 2016, Florence Jean (Margaret), aged 68 years, daughter of the late Jack and Beatie McPherson, beloved wife of Jock, dear sister to Barbara, sister-in-law to Tom, a dear aunt, great-aunt and a dear niece to Cath. Funeral service to take place at Inverness Crematorium, on Thursday, 22nd September 2016, at 12 noon. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only. Donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for Heart and Stroke Foundation. Enquiries to D. Gunn Funeral Home, Blackwells Street, Dingwall. Tel 01349 863951.
AULD - Passed away, at Raigmore Hospital, on Friday, 16th September, 2016, Diana Bruce MacKay Auld (Edna), Kessock Road, Inverness, aged 78 years. Formerly of Mount Pleasant, Castletown. Much loved daughter of the late Adam and Christina Auld, loving mother and grandmother. Close friends and family funeral service on Thursday, 22nd September, 2016, at 12 noon, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.
ENGLISH - Alicia (Lal), died peacefully on 16th September, 2016, at Telford Care Home, Fort Augustus. Formerly of Shenval, she worked for many years in the Forestry office in Glenurquhart. The daughter of the late Bill and Lily English, she was the dearly loved sister of Betty, Christine, Bob and the late Sandy and Peter. A very special sister-in-law, aunt and grandaunt. Funeral service in Glenurquhart Free Church on Friday, 23rd September, 2016, at 11.30am. Burial at New Kilmore. No flowers please, at Lal's request, but if anyone wishes to donate to Blythswood Care, they may do so at the church or forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
MACKENZIE - The funeral service for the late William (Willie) Mackenzie, Wyndhill, will take place on Thursday, 22nd September, 2016, at 11.30am, in Urray & Kilchrist West Church, Muir of Ord; followed by committal at Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Donations, if desired, for Quarriers Scotland and the British Red Cross may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.
RITCHIE - Suddenly, at home, on 3rd September, 2016, Steven James, aged 39 years, a dearly loved son, brother and uncle. Enquiries to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel. 01463 233366.
ROBB - A celebration of the life of the late Stewart Robb will take place on Friday, 23rd September, 2016, at 12 noon, in Inverness Crematorium, at which all are welcome. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK, may be given at the ceremony or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.
LEWERY - Peacefully, surrounded by his dear partner, mum and brother, in the care of the Highland Hospice, after a long illness, on 17 September, 2016, Mike Lewery, aged 41 years, Moraypark Gardens, Culloden, devoted partner of Caroline, beloved son of Wilma, cherished brother of Stewart, much loved step-dad of Danielle and Ryan, also a loving uncle of Alicia. Mike will be loved and missed forever. Funeral service on Friday, 23rd September, 2016, at 2pm, in Petty Parish Church; thereafter interment in churchyard. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Highland Hospice may be given at the service. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
CLARKE - Suddenly, while working in Glenelg, on 10 September, 2016, W. T. G. Clarke (Toaster), aged 67 years, Inverness and formerly Fife, beloved husband of the late Alison, loving partner of Susan, also a much loved dad, granda, brother, uncle and good friend to many. Funeral service on Saturday, 24 September, 2016, at 1pm, in the Trinity Church, Huntly Place, Inverness, to which all are welcome to attend; thereafter cremation private. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK and the British Heart Foundation may be given at the service. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
CAMERON - Peacefully, on 18th September, 2016, at Kingsmills Care Home, Mary Ann Cameron, formerly of Argyle Court, Inverness and Balloch, aged 85 years. Beloved wife of the late John, much loved mum of Susan, George and Jane, dear granny of Tristan, Robert and John. Funeral service on Saturday, 24th September, 2016, at 10am, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations welcome for Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland.
URQUHART - Peacefully, at home, on 18th September, 2016, Elizabeth (Betty), aged 79 years, Muir of Ord, beloved wife of the late John (The Bogan) Urquhart. Enquiries to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel. 01463 233366.
URQUHART - (Muir of Ord). Peacefully at home, on 18th September, 2016, Elizabeth 'Betty', (nee Oman), aged 79 years, Muir of Ord, beloved wife of the late John (The Bogan) Urquhart, darling mum of Ross, Joan and Avril, much loved mother-in-law, granny, great-granny, sister, aunt and friend to many. Funeral service on Monday, 26th September, 2016, at 11am, in the East Church of Scotland, Muir of Ord; thereafter to Urray Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Marie Curie may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA.
CLARKE - Funeral service for the late W. T. G. Clarke (Toaster), aged 67 years, Inverness and formerly Fife, will be held tomorrow (Saturday), 24th September, 2016, at 1pm, in the Trinity Church, Huntly Place, Inverness to which all are welcome to attend; thereafter cremation private. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
LEWERY - Funeral service for the late Mike Lewery, aged 41 years, Moraypark Gardens, Culloden, will be held today (Friday), 23rd September, 2016, at 2pm, in Petty Parish Church; thereafter interment in Churchyard. All welcome to attend. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
McINTOSH - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, on 20th September, 2016, after a short illness, with his loving family by his side, George McIntosh, 7 Glendruidh Road, Inverness, aged 90 years. Beloved husband of the late Betty, devoted dad of Ann and Andrew, also a loving grandad, great-grandad and good friend to many. Funeral service on Tuesday, 27th September, 2016, at 12 noon, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend.
YOUNG - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 20th September, 2016, Charlie Young, aged 85 years, Braeside, North Kessock. Beloved husband of the late Mary, loving father of Margaret and Karen, father-in-law of Richard and Andrew, and granda of Fiona, Sarah, Michael, Graeme, Rachel and Grace. Funeral ceremony on Monday, 26th September, 2016, at 2pm, in the funeral home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Tore Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Dundonnell Mountain Rescue may be given at the ceremony. Car parking available at the funeral home.
ENGLISH - Alicia (Lal), died peacefully on 16th September, 2016, at Telford Care Home, Fort Augustus. Formerly of Shenval, she worked for many years in the Forestry Office in Glenurquhart. The daughter of the late Bill and Lily English, she was the dearly loved sister of Betty, Christine, Bob and the late Sandy and Peter. A very special sister-in-law, aunt and grand-aunt. Funeral service in Glenurquhart Free Church, today (Friday), 23rd September, 2016, at 11.30am. Burial at New Kilmore. No flowers please, at Lal's request, but if anyone wishes to donate to Blythswood Care, they may do so at the church or forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
FRASER - Peacefully, on 18th September, 2016, at home, lovingly surrounded by his family, Donald Cameron Fraser, aged 59 years. Beloved father, papa and husband of Theresa. Funeral service to be held on Monday, 26th September, 2016, at 1pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All friends and family respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations welcome for Highland Hospice.
BROWN - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 20th September, 2016, Isabella Brown (nee Taylor), aged 85 years, 1 Craig Phadrig Terrace, Inverness, beloved wife of the late John, much loved mother of Gordon and David, a loving gran, great- gran and mother-in-law. A private cremation will be held in Inverness. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
GARLAND - Peacefully, at St Olaf Care Home, Nairn, on 20th September, 2016, Catherine Clark, aged 94 years, (formerly of Glen Tanar, Rothienorman and Dyce), beloved wife of the late Albert, loving mother of Elizabeth, devoted granny to Iona, mother-in-law to Graham, also a dear sister and aunt. Cremation private. Memorial service on Thursday, 29th September, 2016, at 2pm, in D. Chisholm & Sons' Funeral Home, Huntly Street, Inverness. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Fight for Sight may be given at the service.
GRANT - Peacefully, in Surrey, on 20th September, 2016, Dawn Grant (nee Fraser), aged 74 years, Hilton Avenue, Inverness, beloved wife of the late Brian, much loved mum of Cheryl and Louis, adoring grandma of Izzy, Amy, Isla and Rory, also a dear sister of June, Victoria and the late Rosemary. Funeral particulars to follow. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
McDIARMID - The funeral for Robert McDiarmid will take place today (Friday), 23rd September, 2016, at 10.30am, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. Donations welcome for Beating Bowel Cancer.
RITCHIE - The funeral of the late Steven James Ritchie, aged 39 years, Smithton, will take place on Tuesday, 27th September, 2016, at 12 noon, in Inverness Crematorium. Enquiries to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel. 01463 233366.
CAMERON - The funeral of Mary Ann Cameron, formerly of Argyle Court, and Balloch, will take place tomorrow (Saturday), 24th September, 2016, at 10am, in the funeral Home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome. Family flowers only. Donations for Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland.