Deaths

MACKENZIE - The funeral service for the late Colin Mackenzie, in his 83rd year, Darris Road, Inverness, will be held on Monday, 15th December, 2014, at 12.30pm, in the Ness Bank Church, Inverness; to be followed by a committal service in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
WALLACE - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 6th December, 2014, Patrick, aged 73 years, South Kessock, Inverness, much loved by all who knew him. Funeral service on Thursday, 18th December, 2014, at 10.30am, in Inverness Crematorium to which all friends are respectfully invited. Donations, in lieu of flowers, 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.
BOA - Peacefully, in the excellent care of Isobel Fraser Residential Home, Inverness, on 8th December, 2014, Peggy Spence, aged 91 years, formerly of Maxwell Drive, Inverness, beloved wife of the late Ian, dearly loved mam of Lorna, Anne and Ian and a treasured granny and mother-in-law. Funeral service on Tuesday, 16th December, 2014, at 1.30pm, 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 Isobel Fraser Home Residents' Comfort Fund may be given at the service.
MACPHERSON - Suddenly, but peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 10th December, 2014, Lorna Macpherson (nee MacDonald), aged 84 years, Maryfield Gardens, Inverness, dearly loved wife of the late Jim, treasured mum of Elaine. Funeral service on Wednesday, 17th December, 2014, at 10.30am, in Ness Bank Church, Inverness, to which all friends are respectfully invited; thereafter cremation private. Flowers welcome, or donations, if desired, for the British Heart Foundation may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.
SMART - Peacefully, on Tuesday, 9th December, 2014, at the Ruthven Ward, New Craigs Hospital, James Hugh Smart, 10 Laggan Road, Inverness, former Clerk of Works, Highland Health Board. Dearly loved husband to Moira Tulloch, much loved father to Alexandra and James, dear father-in-law to Charles and Thelma, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. Funeral service on Thursday, 18th December, 2014, at 1pm, in the Ness Bank Church; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome. Arrangements by William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
HENRY - The funeral service for Iain Henry, 15 Leyton Drive, Inverness, aged 26 years, will take place on Monday, 15th December, 2014, at 1pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
FORMAN - Peacefully, on Sunday, 7th December, 2014, after 5 years of care and comfort in the Carolton Care Home, Seabank Road, Nairn, Helen Forman (nee Slater), aged 65 years. Beloved wife of the late Ken, much loved mother to Stephanie and Simon, dear sister and good friend. Funeral service on Tuesday, 16th December, 2014, at 10.45am, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness. All friends respectfully invited.
BRENNAN - Suddenly, at home, on Tuesday, 9th December, 2014, Joseph John Brennan, The Mooring House, Muir-of-Ord, aged 72 years. Formerly of Airdrie, beloved husband of the late Isobel, much loved father of Allan and Paul, cherished grandfather to Anthony, Matthew, Sophie and Isobel and good friend. Funeral service on Wednesday, 17th December, 2014, at 12.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Arrangements by William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
URQUHART - Peacefully, at the Lions Hospice, Gravesend, Kent, on 5th December, 2014, Margaret Urquhart (nee Cumming), aged 88 years, formerly of St Margarets Road, Inverness, beloved wife of the late Bob. Sadly missed by her son and family. Funeral service on Wednesday, 17th December, 2014, at 1.30pm, in Dalneigh Parish Church, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Lions Hospice, Kent may be given at the service or forwarded to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
GRANT - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 9th December, 2014, Adam Grant, aged 78 years, 70 Hawthorn Drive, Inverness (retired plasterer), adored husband of Evelen Graham, cherished dad of Gillian and Adam, proud granda of Aidan, Lauren, Carly and Nicola, also a dear brother, father-in-law and uncle. Funeral service on Wednesday, 17th December, 2014, at 10.30am, in Dalneigh Parish Church, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the MacKenzie Centre may be given at the service or forwarded to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
FRASER - Alexander Alistair. Suddenly, at the RAH Hospital, Paisley, on 6th December, 2014, Alistair, beloved son of the late Alexander and Margaret Fraser, beloved stepbrother of the late William and loved cousin of the late Margaret Colville. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, 18th December, 2014, at Clydebank Crematorium, North Dalnottar, commencing at 2pm. All friends welcome.
CAIRD - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 11th December, 2014, David George Caird, aged 87 years, Lochardil, Inverness (ex Forestry Commission), beloved husband of Alison, much loved father of the late David, a treasured grandad, brother and uncle. Funeral service on Thursday, 18th December, 2014, at 11.30am, in Inverness Crematorium, to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for the Woodlands Centre may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.
SPENCER - Peacefully, at Highview House Care Home, on 11th December, 2014, Robin Spencer, aged 84 years, formerly of Muirfield Court. Retired Merchant Navy Captain. Past treasurer of Inverness Ramblers Club. Much loved father of Caroline, James, Joann and Andrew, grandfather to three, beloved brother of Alan and good friend. Funeral service on Friday, 19th December, 2014, at 10am, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road; thereafter to Aberdalgie Cemetery, Perth, for 2pm. All respectfully invited.
ADDIE - Peacefully, at the RNI Community Hospital, Inverness, on 14th December, 2014, Gavin Reid Addie, aged 78 years, 42 Alltan Place, Culloden, retired sub postmaster and crofter at heart, much loved husband of Irene, loving father of Marlene, Gavin and Steven, a dear granda of Megan, Joanne, Aidan and Lewis. Funeral service on Friday, 19th December, 2014, at 10.30am, in the East Church, Academy Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness. Car parking available at the funeral home.
GRANT - The funeral service for the late Adam Grant, aged 78 years, 70 Hawthorn Drive, Inverness (retired plasterer), will be held tomorrow (Wednesday), 17th December, 2014, at 10.30am, in Dalneigh Parish Church, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
MACPHERSON - Peacefully, in the care of Meallmore Care Home, Daviot, on 12th December, 2014, Alan Donald MacPherson, aged 83 years, formerly of Columba Road, Inverness, much loved brother of Marjory, Norah and Martin, also a dear brother-in-law and uncle. Funeral service on Thursday, 18th December, 2014, at 10.30am, 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 Meallmore Residents Fund may be given at the service.
MACKAY - Peacefully, at Grant House Care Home, Grantown-on-Spey, on 11th December, 2014, George Edward MacKay, aged 78 years, a greatly loved husband, father, grandad and great-grandad. Funeral service on Saturday, 20th December, 2014, at 10.30am, in Inverness Crematorium. All family and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland may be given at the service or forwarded to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
CHALMERS - Peacefully, in the excellent care of the Highland Hospice, Inverness, on 14th December, 2014, George E. Chalmers, aged 72 years, Rosealea, East Watergate, Fortrose, beloved husband of Julie, much loved dad of Rosie and Dodo, also a special granda, great-granda and good friend to many. Funeral service on Saturday, 20th December, 2014, at 11am, in Muir of Ord Free Church; thereafter to Urray Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. 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.
MACPHERSON - The funeral service of the late Lorna Macpherson, Maryfield Gardens, Inverness, will take place tomorrow (Wednesday), 17th December, 2014, at 10.30am, in Ness Bank Church, Inverness, to which all friends are respectfully invited; thereafter cremation private. Flowers welcome, or donations, if desired, for the British Heart Foundation may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.
WALLACE - The funeral service for the late Patrick Wallace, South Kessock, Inverness, will take place on Thursday, 18th December, 2014, at 10.30am, in Inverness Crematorium, to which all friends are respectfully invited. Donations, in lieu of flowers, 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.
MACLEOD - Suddenly, on Thursday, 11th December, 2014, on admission to Raigmore Hospital, Angusina (Sina) Macleod, Cullaird Road, Inverness, aged 95 years. Former nursing lecturer tutor, much loved and respected friend and neighbour. Funeral service tomorrow (Wednesday), 17th December, 2014, at 2.30pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to rest in Luskentyre Cemetery, Harris, for graveside service on Friday, 19th December, at 11am. All welcome to both services.
TROUP - Peacefully, on Sunday, 14th December, 2014, at Meallmore Lodge Care Home, Thomas Bisset Troup, aged 72 years. Former plant operator, Tulloch Construction. Much loved father of Thomas, 42 Kessock Road, loved by his wonderful stepdaughters Jan, Michelle and Anita. Sadly missed. Funeral service on Monday, 22nd December, 2014, at 1.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome. Arrangements by William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.