Deaths

AITCHISON - Peacefully, on 31st January, 2016, Alwynne Aitchison, aged 93 years, Fort Augustus. Private family funeral. Enquiries to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA. Tel. 01463 233366.
JAMIESON - The funeral ceremony for the late James (Jim) Jamieson, aged 70 years, (ex Stagecoach and Brentwood Hotel, Aberdeen), will be held on Friday, 12th February, 2016, at 12 noon, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
BUIST - Very peacefully, on 5th February, 2016, in the excellent care of the staff of Ward 2A, Raigmore Hospital, Jessie, aged 91 years, of Benula Road, Inverness, beloved wife of the late William (Bill) Buist. Will be sadly missed by her daughter Caroline, Alex and Nige. Funeral private at Jessie's request. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
MUNRO - Peacefully, in the care of Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 3rd February, 2016, Grigor Munro, aged 74 years, Bruce Gardens, Inverness, (formerly of Glen Mhor Distillery), beloved husband of Liz, much loved dad of Paula, Andrew, Craig and the late Natalie, also a loving granda, father-in-law, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. The family would like to express their sincere thanks to Dr Kiln of Riverside Medical Practice and the staff of Ward 6C, Raigmore Hospital for their excellent care. Funeral service on Friday, 12th February, 2016, at 10am, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Marie Curie may be given at the service or forwarded to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
MACDONALD - Peacefully, at Ballifeary House, Inverness, on 5th February, 2016, Christina (Chrissie) MacDonald (nee MacKay) aged 95 years, formerly of MacEwan Court, Inverness. Dearly loved wife of the late Donald John MacDonald, much loved mum to Donald, dear mother-in-law of Izzie. Funeral service tomorrow (Wednesday), 10th February, 2016, at 4pm, in the Free Presbyterian Church, Chapel Street, Inverness. Burial on Thursday, 11th February, at 3pm, in Luskentyre Cemetery, Isle of Harris. All friends respectfully invited. No flowers please. Enquiries to John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA. Tel. 01463 233366.
MARSHALL - Peacefully, at Cameron House, Inverness, on 7th February, 2016, Margaret Marshall, aged 95 years, late of Carngorm Terrace, Inverness, a loving mum and granny. Funeral service on Thursday, 18th February, 2016, at 11am, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome. Family flowers only. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son. Tel. 01463 233366.
IRELAND - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 6th February, 2016, David M.M. Ireland, aged 71 years, Haugh Court, Inverness (retired local businessman), loving dad of Selina, Tracey and the late Davy, adored granda of Lauren and Leisa-Marie, former husband of June, also a dear brother and uncle. Funeral service on Friday, 12th February, 2016, at 1.30pm, in D. Chisholm & Sons' Funeral Home, Huntly Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK may be given at the service.
BEVERIDGE - Brian Beveridge, Edgewood, Nairnside, "travel agent and author", peacefully at home on 5th February, 2016, now on his way to St Andrew's Medical School. A gathering will be held for family and friends on Friday, 19th February, 2016, at 12 noon. Please contact William T. Fraser and Son, for venue and details.
JOHNSTON - Peacefully at home with her family, on 4th February, 2016, Mary Grant (nee MacLennan), aged 99 years, Maple Drive, Inverness, beloved wife of the late James (Jonah) Johnston, a loving mam, gran, great-gran and great-great-gran. Funeral service on Wednesday, 17th February, 2016, at 2pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for the Highland Hospice, may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA.
MACKENZIE - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, on Saturday, 6th February, 2016, Roderick John (Roy) MacKenzie, aged 90, retired Police Officer of Northern Constabulary, beloved husband of Chrissie, dearly loved father of Helen, loving father-in-law to Bill, devoted and proud granpa and great-granda and dear friend to all. Funeral service at Inverness Crematorium, on Tuesday, 16th February, 2016, at 12 noon. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to Chest Heart & Stroke Department, Raigmore and Kingsmills Medical Practice, Inverness.
BINNIE - After a short illness at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 7th February, 2016, James, aged 75 years, St Fergus Drive, Inverness, devoted husband of Dolina, much loved dad and best friend of Alexander. Funeral service on Friday, 19th February, 2016, at 10am, in Inverness Crematorium, to which all family and friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Help for Heroes may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA.
MACLEAN - Peacefully, at Meallmore Lodge Care Home, on 9th February, 2016, William James Maclean, formerly of Carse Place, Kirkhill, aged 90 years, beloved husband of Rena, much loved dad of Joyce, Irene and Jacqueline, a cherished grandfather, great-grandfather and dear brother. Funeral service on Wednesday, 17th February, 2016, at 1pm, in the West Parish Church, Cromarty; thereafter to Cromarty Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Arrangements by William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
GRANT - Dorothy "Dottie" (nee MacLennan), passed away on Sunday, 7th February, 2016, after a long illness. Loving wife of Alistair, a devoted mother to Nicola, Kelly and Graeme, a dear granny to her 10 grandchildren, a daughter, sister, auntie, niece and cousin. Funeral service in East Church of Scotland, Muir of Ord, on Thursday, 18th February, 2016, at 10.30am; followed by a private cremation. No flowers, but donations to her Romanian HIV Young Adults and their Children would be much appreciated.
MACKENZIE - Peacefully, at Kingsmills Care Home, Inverness, on 29th January, 2016, John Walker MacKenzie (Johnnie), aged 90 years, formerly of Kingsmills Road, Inverness, (ex shinty player and longtime supporter of the Camanachd), loving husband of the late Ruth, also a much loved father, grandfather and great-grandfather. A private family funeral service was held. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
IRELAND - The funeral service for the late David M. M. Ireland, aged 71 years, Haugh Court, Inverness (retired local businessman), will be held today (Friday), 12th February, 2016, at 1.30pm, in D. Chisholm & Sons' Funeral Home, Huntly Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend.
FRASER - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, on 8th February, 2016, Frederick (Fred) Fraser, aged 91 years, latterly in the exceptional care of Ach An Eas Care Home, dearly loved husband of the late Elizabeth (Bess), beloved brother of Nancy and the late Hugh, also a much loved uncle, great-uncle, step-father and Grandpa Fred. Funeral service on Wednesday, 17th February, 2016, at 11am, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Mourners are invited to wear a touch of red in memory of Fred. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
KIRKHAM - Peacefully, at St Olaf's Care Home, Nairn, on 9th February, 2016, Robert James Kirkham, formerly of Culduthel Place, Inverness, aged 91 years. Former taxi proprietor, beloved husband of the late Winnie and the late Angela, a dear father, grandfather and great- grandfather. Funeral service on Thursday, 18th February, 2016, at 1pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Petty Castle Stuart. All friends respectfully invited.
MARSHALL - The funeral service of the late Margaret Marshall, late of Carngorm Terrace, Inverness, will take place on Thursday, 18th February, 2016, at 11am, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome. Family flowers only. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son. Tel. 01463 233366.
MACKINTOSH - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 30th January, 2016, Elizabeth (Betty) Margaret Mackintosh (nee Chisholm), aged 84 years, R.I.P., Caledonian Road, Inverness, beloved wife of the late James. Sadly missed. Funeral service on Monday, 15th February, 2016, at 10.30am, in D. Chisholm & Sons' Funeral Home, Huntly Street, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery. All welcome to attend.
GOUGH - (Inverness). The funeral service of the late Joyce Gough, Royal Ness Court, Inverness, will take place on Tuesday, 16th February, 2016, at 2pm, in Inverness Crematorium to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Glachbeg Croft Centre, may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA.
MORE - Suddenly, but peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 9th February, 2016, Michael John More (ex BT), Creag Dhubh Terrace, Inverness, only son of the late Robbie and Isobel More, much loved husband of Catherine, father, nephew, brother-in-law and friend. Funeral service on Wednesday, 17th February, 2016, at 10am, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. No flowers please, but donations, if desired, to Munlochy Animal Aid and Inverness Cat Rescue may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA.
CRAIG - Peacefully, at Abbeyvale Nursing Home, Elgin, on 10th February, 2016, Walter Bowler Craig, aged 89 years, formerly of North Berwick (former engineer, Free Mason North Berwick Lodge), a beloved husband, father and grandfather. A celebration of Walter's life will take place on Friday, 19th February, 2016, at 11am, in Inverness Crematorium to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Alzheimer Scotland may be given at the ceremony of forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA.