Deaths

MACRAE - Peacefully, on 16th May, 2016, at Birchwood, Inverness, after a short illness, Tommy MacRae, aged 86 years. Beloved youngest son of the late Margaret MacRae, Wilson Street, Nairn and of Thomas Groat, established garage proprietor of Millburn, previous to Budget Tyre Service, loved brother of Alistair, dear uncle of Margaret and Alistair, great-uncle and great-great- uncle. Funeral service on Wednesday, 25th May, 2016, at 1pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to rest in Nairn Cemetery. All friends welcome.
DAVIDSON - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 12th May, 2016, Margaret McNeil, aged 86 years, "Kisimul", Stuart Street, Ardersier, beloved wife of the late Donald, loving mother of John, much loved granny of Sandy, Beth and Jamie, dearly loved sister of Grace and the late George, Ian and Marjory, also a dear mother-in-law and aunt. Funeral service on Tuesday, 24th May, 2016, at 10.30am, in Ardersier Parish Church; thereafter to Ardersier 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.
MALONE - Peacefully, at home, on 12th May, 2016, surrounded by her loving family and friends, Dr Diane Malone, aged 60 years, beloved wife of Jon (Iain), loving mother of Seoc (Jack) and Micheil, much loved sister of John and great friend to sister-in-law Julie, also a dear godmother of Joe Todd. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Funeral ceremony on Wednesday, 25th May, 2016, at 1.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. At Diane's request wear happy colours. No flowers please, but donations if desired, to the Highland Hospice may be given at the door or forwarded to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
WOOD - The funeral service for the late Barbara of 21 Dalmore Place, Culloden, Inverness, will be held on Monday, 23rd May, 2016, at 2pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
CUMMING - (Nairn). Peacefully, at Hebron House Care Home, Nairn, on Tuesday, 17th May, 2016, Murdoch Cumming (Murd), aged 86 years, formerly of 14 Rait Gardens, Nairn, beloved father of Moreen, father-in-law of John, a loving grandad to Kayleigh and Brodie and a dear brother and uncle. Funeral service at Nairn Free Church, on Friday, 27th May, 2016, at 12 noon; thereafter to Croy Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Donations, if desired, may be given at the service to Nairn Hospital League of Friends.
GALLIE - Suddenly, on Tuesday evening 17th May, 2016, at the Manor Care Home, Nairn, Iain Alexander Gallie, aged 49 years. Much loved husband of Morag, 37 Woodgrove Drive, Inverness, dearly loved dad of Lewis and Struan, loving son of Jessie and the late Charles, loving brother to David. Sorely missed by all at the Manor and by his friends. Funeral service on Thursday, 26th May, 2016, at 1.15pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness. All welcome. Family flowers only. Donations kindly invited for the Manor and Highland Cross.
KNOX - Suddenly, on 15th May, 2016, Darren James Knox, Camore Crescent, Dornoch, aged 38 years, former employee of Brake Brothers, Inverness, dearly loved dad of Danielle, Connor, Mercedes and Brooke, much loved son of Tommy and Mary, dear brother of Stephen and Teresa, dear brother-in-law of Lorraine and Brian, loved grandson of Violet and loving uncle to Kerri and Lauren. Funeral service on Friday, 27th May, 2016, at 2pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only. Donations welcome at the service towards Kids and Teens Cancer Research UK.
CHALMERS - Evelyn Chalmers, 13 Oich Terrace, Inverness, formerly 1 Drumfield Road, and Wester Milton of Moyness, Nairn. Funeral service today (Friday), 20th May, 2016, at 12 noon, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son. All invited.
WILL - Elizabeth Moira Will, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Wednesday, 11th May, 2016, at St Columba's Hospice, Edinburgh. A much beloved sister, aunt and friend, the daughter of the late George and Phyllis Will. Her service will be held on Wednesday, 25th May, 2016, at 2pm, at St Andrew's Episcopal Church, Fortrose; thereafter to the Old Cemetery, Fortrose. All friends are welcome. Family flowers only and donations accepted on behalf of Brain Cancer Research will be forwarded onto Western General Hospital, Edinburgh. Donations also accepted by John Fraser & Son Funeral Directors,17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA.
LEWIS - Peacefully, at Muirfield Nursing Home, Gullane, on Saturday, 14th May, 2016, Keith, formerly of Dundreggan and Foyers, dearly loved husband of Wendy and father of Sarah and Gregor. Service at Gullane Parish Church, today (Tuesday), 24th May, 2016, at 10.30am. Family flowers only please, but donations may be made to Alzheimer Scotland.
BISSET - Peacefully, in the care of Kingsmills Care Home, Inverness, on 19th May, 2016, Margaret Bisset (nee Bowie), aged 84 years, Moray Park Avenue, Culloden, Inverness, beloved wife of Donald, also a much loved mother, mother-in-law, granny, great-granny and sister. Funeral service on Thursday, 26th May, 2016, at 10.15am, in Inshes Church, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Alzheimer Scotland may be given at the service. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
SUTHERLAND - Suddenly, but peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 19th May, 2016, George Brown Sutherland, aged 81 years, Royal Ness Court, Ness Walk, Inverness, a much loved brother of Margaret, David and the late Donald, also a loving uncle. Sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service on Friday, 27th May, 2016, at 11am, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the ARCHIE Foundation Raigmore Appeal may be given at the service or forwarded to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
SUTHERLAND - Suddenly, but peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 19th May, 2016, George Brown Sutherland, aged 81 years, Royal Ness Court, Ness Walk, Inverness, a much loved brother of Margaret, David and the late Donald, also a loving uncle. Sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service on Friday, 27th May, 2016, at 11am, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the ARCHIE Foundation Raigmore Appeal may be given at the service or forwarded to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
ROY - Peacefully, on Thursday, 19th May, 2016 at Kingsmills Care Home, Mary (nee Macdonald), in her 104th year, late of Longman Road and MacKay Road, Inverness, beloved wife of the late John Roy and dearly loved mother of Jim, Maree and the late Charlie, much loved nana of Gary, Karen, Heather, Kevin and the late Suzie, also a dear mother-in-law. Funeral service on Friday, 27th May, 2016, at 1.30pm, 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 Kingsmills Care Home Residents Fund may be given at the service. Car parking available at the funeral home.
SEMPLE - The funeral service for the late Gordon Semple, will take place on 2nd June, 2016, at 1pm, in St Mary The Virgin Church in Greenhithe, Kent. A celebration of Gordon's life will be held on 27th June, 2016, at 2pm, in the Crown Court Hotel, Inverness. All welcome. Happy colours only please. Limited parking.
WALKER - Suddenly, but peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, after a short illness, on 22nd May, 2016, Ian McKillop Walker, aged 85 years, St Mungo Road, Inverness. Devoted husband to Esme, proud father of Derek and Gerald, adored grandfather of Andrew, Alistair, Saoirse, Jacqueline, Lauren and Matthew, sadly missed brother of Alistair. Funeral service will be held mid June. Details to be announced in later edition of press. Enquiries to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA. Tel. 01463 233366.
CARLE - In the tender care of Ward GC, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on Saturday, 21st May, 2016, Thomas Norman Carle (Tommy), aged 81 years, 29A Glenurquhart Road, Inverness, much loved husband of Ann Sutherland (Hopeman), also a dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle and friend. Funeral particulars to be announced in the Press & Journal. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
PHIN - Peacefully, on 20th May, 2016, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, Mairi Phin (nee Campbell), 'Glenmhor', 123 Culduthel Road, Inverness, aged 84 years. Beloved wife of the late Cameron, dear mother of Laurence and Catriona, loving granny of Lela and Ariana, dear sister of Cathie, Angus, Norman and the late Willie. Funeral service on Monday, 30th May, 2016, at 12 noon, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser, Culduthel Road, Inverness. All friends respectfully invited. No flowers please. Donations welcome for the Highland Hospice.
COCHRANE - Very suddenly, at Raigmore Hospital, on 17th May, 2016, Margaret (Maggie), Society Street, Nairn, loving and devoted partner of Allan Munro, precious mummy to Catriona, aged 6, loved daughter of Gordon and Isobel and sister of Alistair, much loved daughter-in-law of Betty Munro, Old Edinburgh Road, Inverness, sister-in-law to Peter and Janice, Wolverhampton and friend to many. Funeral tomorrow (Saturday), 28th May, 2016, at 11am, in St Ninian's Church, Nairn; thereafter to Nairn Cemetery. All welcome. Family flowers only please, but donations, if desired, to Maggie's Centre, Highland Hospice and Nairn County TID Fundraising.