Deaths

GILBERT - (Dingwall/ Inverness). Tragically, as the result of a road accident on 15th August, 2016, Noel Gilbert, aged 40 years, 4 Woodgrove Place, Inverness (Gilbert Motors, Dingwall). Amazing and fabulous guy and devoted and loving husband to Marie, he dedicated his life to his boys Cash and Zane, who adore him, wonderful and caring son to Fraser and Donella, much loved brother of Drew, treasured grandson of Jean and the late William Gilbert (Ness Motors), and Mary and the late Donald Macleman (Avoch), and Cathy Ferguson, a much loved brother-in-law, uncle and cousin and a brilliant friend to everyone who knew him. The world has lost a cool dude. Funeral service on Friday, 26th August, 2016, at 12noon in St. Clement's Church of Scotland, Dingwall; thereafter to Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Highland Hospice and Highland Skate Parks Association may be given at the service. Enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Dingwall, 01349 808666 or Inverness, 01463 233366.
GODSMAN - Alexander Godsman (Sandy), formerly of Inverness, passed away on 31st July, 2016, with his family by his side. Dearly beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother. Funeral service took place at Mintlyn Crematorium on 12th August.
MORRIS - Peacefully, at Cradlehall Care Home, on Tuesday, 16th August, 2016. Dr John Brown Morris (Ian), aged 91 years, of 1 Cradlehall Park. Beloved husband of the late Robina Morris (Bobbie), much loved father of Gordon, Brenda, Ingrid and Kenneth and devoted grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral service at St Stephen's Church on Tuesday, 30th August, 2016, at 1pm; thereafter to Inverness Crematorium. Donations in lieu of flowers may be given at the service to Rotary International.
KERR - Funeral service for the late Victor Kerr, aged 83 years (retired H.I.D.B. and The Lunch Box), will be held today (Tuesday), 23rd August, 2016, at 11.45am, in the Ness Bank Church, Inverness; thereafter committal service in Inverness Crematorium. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
MACDONALD - Funeral ceremony for the late Muriel (Ira) MacDonald (nee Mackay), aged 94 years, Smith Avenue, Inverness, will be held on Thursday, 25th August, 2016, at 10.45am, in D. Chisholm & Sons' Funeral Home, Huntly Street, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery. All welcome to attend.
MORRISON - The funeral service for the late James (Jim) Morrison, (Motalink), aged 78 years, 37 Towerhill Road, Inverness, will be held tomorrow (Wednesday), 24th August, 2016, at 12 noon, in D. Chisholm & Sons' Funeral Home, Huntly Street, Inverness; to be followed by a committal service at Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend.
THIRD - The funeral service of the late Ann Christine Third (nee Munro), Drummond Road, Inverness, will take place on Thursday, 25th August, 2016, at 1pm, in St Stephen's Church, Southside Road, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to St Stephen's Church may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.
THOMSON - The funeral service for Caroline Thomson, former Chairwoman, NHS Highland, will take place on Saturday, 27th August, 2016. Funeral details in Wednesday's edition of the Press & Journal or from the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel. 01463 233366.
MACKINTOSH - Peacefully, at Parkdale Care Home, Auchterarder, on 22nd August, 2016, Dulcie, aged 94 years, formerly of Borlum Road and Bellfield Park, Inverness, daughter of the late May and Duncan MacKintosh. Funeral details in later edition of press or from the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel. 01463 233366.
CAMPBELL - Peacefully, at home, after a long illness, on 20th August, 2016, Margaret Mary (nee MacLeod), aged 77 years, beloved wife of Angus, much loved mum of Ann, Jacqueline and Mairi. Funeral service on Monday, 29th August, 2016, at 10.30am, in the Free North Church, Bank Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Flowers welcome, or 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. Car parking available at the funeral home.
ROSS - (Muir of Ord). Unexpectedly, at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, on 15th August, 2016, John Ross, aged 68 years, devoted husband of Beryl, loving brother of Elspeth, brother-in-law to Colin and special uncle to Ross. A celebration of John's life will take place on Wednesday, 31st August, 2016, at 1pm, in the funeral home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be given at the ceremony. Car parking available at the funeral home.
ROSS - (Muir of Ord). Unexpectedly, at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, on 15th August, 2016, John Ross, aged 68 years, devoted husband of Beryl, loving brother of Elspeth, brother-in-law to Colin and special uncle to Ross. A celebration of John's life will take place on Wednesday, 31st August, 2016, at 1pm, in the funeral home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be given at the ceremony. Car parking available at the funeral home.
PATIENCE - Passed away very peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 19th August, 2016, Jean Patience, aged 80 years, beloved sister of Isabel and Catherine, a much loved aunt and great-aunt. Funeral details in Wednesday's edition of Press and Journal or from the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel. 01463 233366. "Asleep in Jesus".
YOUNG - Peacefully, at home, surrounded by her dear family, on 20th August, 2016, Pamela (Pam) Mary Young (nee Smith), aged 74 years, 18 Wells Street, Inverness, beloved wife and best friend of Alex, devoted mam of Phil and Carolyn, doting gran of Ryan and Brenna, much loved mother-in-law of Louise and Chris, loving sister of Anne and Pat, also a dear daughter-in-law and sister-in-law. Funeral service on Friday, 26th August, 2016, at 11.45am, in the Old High Church, Inverness, to which all are welcome to attend; thereafter private to Dores Churchyard. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Macmillan Cancer Support and Marie Curie may be given at the service. Car parking available at D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness.
MACKINTOSH - Peacefully, at Parkdale Care Home, Auchterarder, on 22nd August, 2016, Dulcie, aged 94 years, formerly of Borlum Road and Bellfield Park, Inverness, daughter of the late May and Duncan MacKintosh. Funeral service on Thursday, 1st September, 2016, at 1pm, in the Free North Church, Bank Street, Inverness; thereafter to Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. No flowers. Car parking available at the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA.
THOMSON - Caroline Thomson OBE, tragically on 16th August, 2016, aged 63 years, former Chairman NHS Highland, founder member of Caring & Sharing, much loved wife of Allan, loving mother of Alistair and Richard, proud and devoted grandmother to Niamh, Isabel and Maya, dear sister of John. A celebration of Caroline's life will take place tomorrow (Saturday), 27th August, 2016, at 10am, in Strathpeffer Pavilion; thereafter to Fortrose & Rosemarkie New Cemetery (approximate time of arrival 12 noon). All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Caring & Sharing may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA.
MACRAE - (Drumnadrochit / Struy). Peacefully, at the Royal Northern Infirmary, after a short illness, on 22nd August, 2016, Frances MacRae, aged 87 years, a dearly loved sister, aunt, great-aunt and great-great- aunt. Funeral service on Thursday, 1st September, 2016, at 10am, in Struy Church of Scotland; thereafter to Struy Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Highland Hospice may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA.
YOUNG - Funeral service for the late Pamela (Pam) Mary Young (nee Smith), aged 74 years, 18 Wells Street, Inverness, will be held today (Friday), 26th August, 2016, at 11.45am, in the Old High Church, Inverness, to which all are welcome to attend; thereafter private to Dores Churchyard. Car parking available at D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness.
BEATON - The funeral service for the late Donald Beaton, 4A Inshes Holding, Inverness, will take place today (Friday), 26th August, 2016, at 1pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Daviot Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Donations welcome for Macmillan and Marie Curie.
McDIARMID - Suddenly, but peacefully, at I.C.U, Raigmore Hospital, on Tuesday, 23rd August, 2016, Ian McDiarmid, aged 68 years. Former mechanic Corrie Motors. Dearly loved husband of Marion, much loved dad to Gail and father-in-law to JP. Sadly missed by his sister Morag in South Africa. Funeral service on Wednesday, 31st August, 2016, at 1pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Tore Cemetery. All welcome. Family flowers only. Donations invited for Munlochy Animal Aid at the service.
BOULTON - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, on 23rd August, 2016, after a long illness, Jennifer Emily Boulton, 'Triana' Caulfield Road North, Inverness. Formerly of In Time Watch Services, Inshes. Dearly loved wife of Roy, much loved mum of Tracy, Sharon and Andrew, devoted nana of Ellen and a dear sister. Funeral service private. Family flowers only please. Donations invited in memory of Jennifer for Maggie's Highland can be forwarded to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
HENDERSON - Suddenly, but peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 25th August, 2016, John Henderson (John the Boat), Rover Cottage, Craigton, North Kessock. Funeral particulars to follow. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
KING - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, on Wednesday, 24th August, 2016, after a long illness borne with great courage, Brian Frank King, 9 Errogie Road, Inverness, aged 72 years. Much loved and adored husband of the late Jeanette, dearly loved dad of Jamie and Paul, devoted grandad of Alicia, Catrin, Liam, Brendan and Dylan. Sadly missed by neighbours and friends. Funeral service on Friday, 2nd September, 2016, at 1pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome. Family flowers only please. Donations can be given in memory of Brian for Macmillan Nurses. The family extend their appreciation to all the staff of Ward 7C, Raigmore Hospital.
MUNRO - Passed away at home, on Thursday, 25th August, 2016, Joseph Andrew Munro, 25 Briargrove Terrace, Inverness, aged 44 years. Former 1 Black Watch RHR. Much loved partner to Kerry Fraser, loved father of James, Chelsea and Kai, dear brother to Rosemary and twin to Susan. Funeral service on Tuesday, 6th September, 2016, at 2pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome. Enquiries to William. T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
PATIENCE - (Avoch). The funeral service of the late Jean Patience will take place on Monday, 29th August, 2016, at 2pm, at 11 James Street, Avoch; thereafter to Avoch New Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. No flowers. Donations, if desired, for Diabetes UK (Scotland) may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA. "Asleep in Jesus".
CAMPBELL - The funeral service of the late Margaret Mary Campbell (nee MacLeod), will take place on Monday, 29th August, 2016, at 10.30am, in the Free North Church, Bank Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Flowers welcome or 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. Car parking available at the funeral home.