Deaths

FRASER - Suddenly, at home in Hawick, on Friday, 4th July, 2014, Donald Roy Fraser, beloved and loving son of John (Ian) Fraser, Summer Cottage, Culcabock, Inverness and the late Rita. Funeral to take place in Hawick.
FRASER - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 13th July, 2014, Ian Ross Fraser OBE, MA(Hons) MEd, aged 84 years, Mottewood, 4 Holm Burn Place, Inverness (former Rector of Inverness Royal Academy), beloved husband of Trudy, loving dad of Ross, Calum, Catriona and the late Cameron, a fun loving grandpa and pa, dear brother of Stewart. A celebration of Ian's life shall take place today (Friday), 18th July, 2014, at 1.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium, to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if wished, to Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund may be given at the ceremony or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.
PETHEBRIDGE - Peacefully, after a long illness bravely borne, in the loving care of his family, Laurence, of 1 Old School Place, Inverness. Funeral service will be held at Inverness Crematorium, on Monday, 21st July, 2014, at 12.30pm. All friends respectfully invited.
BOWLEY - The funeral service for Alan Bowley, Balloch, will take place today (Friday), 18th July, 2014, at 11.30am, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome. Enquiries to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
McKENZIE - The funeral service for the late Frank McKenzie (Frank the Post), aged 66 years, 30 Rowan Road, Inverness, will be held today (Friday), 18th July, 2014, at 1.30pm, in the Methodist Church, Huntly Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
McANDREW - Peacefully, after a period of illness bravely borne at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 13th July, 2014, Lydia S. B. McAndrew (nee Finnie), aged 77 years, 22 West Heather Road, Inverness (formerly of Leachkin Road), beloved wife of Ron, cherished mum of David, James and Lorna, also a dear granny, great-granny, mother-in-law, sister, sister-in-law, aunt and good friend to many. Funeral service on Tuesday, 22nd July, 2014, at 1.30pm, in the Ness Bank Church, Inverness; to be followed by a Committal Service in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK / the Highland Hospice may be given at the service or forwarded to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
MACPHERSON - Suddenly, while on holiday in Greece, on 6th July, 2014, Stuart MacPherson, Aldercroft House, Loaneckheim, Kiltarlity, aged 63 years. Quality Control Manager, Occidental. Beloved husband of Catherine, treasured dad of Sarah and Sharon, dear father-in-law to Euan, loving grandad to Iona and Freya, dear brother to Hugh and Caroline, will be sorely missed by many. Funeral service on Monday, 21st July, 2014, at 1.30pm, in Kiltarlity Church of Scotland; thereafter to the Burial Ground, Tomnacross. All welcome. Donations invited for the Highland Hospice and British Heart Foundation at the service or please forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
MACDONALD - Peacefully, on 15th July, 2014, at Highview House Care Home, John MacDonald, formerly of Wester Main, Eskadale, Kiltarlity, aged 81 years. (Ex Morrison Construction) Dearly loved brother of Archie, Innes and the late Donnie and Jessie, a dear uncle and friend to many. Funeral service on Thursday, 24th July, 2014, at 1:30pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only. Donations for Cancer Research invited at the service or please forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
DRAPER - Peacefully, on Wednesday, 16th July, 2014, in the loving care of Aden House, Phyllis Draper (nee MacLean), in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Harry, loving mother of Patricia, much loved grandmother of Mark and David, great-grandmother, dear sister of Patricia and Finella and the late Doris, Stella and Kathleen. Sadly missed by all. Funeral service on Friday, 25th July, 2014, at 1.30pm, in The Ness Bank Church; thereafter to Inverness Crematorium. All welcome. Donations invited for The Autistic Society Local at the service or please forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
LAWSON - Peacefully, in the care of the Highland Hospice, Inverness, on 16th July, 2014, Wendy Lawson, aged 46 years, Dalneigh, Inverness, a much loved mum, grandma and sister. Sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral ceremony on Thursday, 24th July, 2014, at 2.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Highland Hospice may be given at the door or forwarded to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
GUNN - Peacefully, at Highview House Care Home, on 14th July, 2014, Maureen Helen Gunn (nee Newark), 16A Pict Avenue, Inverness, aged 70 years. Charity fund-raiser. Dearly loved wife of the late Hugh, loved mum of Hugh and Andrew, loving granny, dear sister of Doreen, Rita, William and Theresa, sadly missed by all the family. Funeral service on Wednesday, 23rd July, 2014, at 11am, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness. All friends respectfully invited. Floral tributes and or donations, if desired, for Alzheimer Scotland and Parkinson's Research welcome at the service.
GRAY - Peacefully, at home, on 17th July, 2014, after an illness borne with great courage and dignity, Alexander Stewart Gray, 26 Glendoe Terrace, Inverness, aged 62 years. Formerly of the D.W.P. Sadly missed by Lynne and Stuart and by all his family and friends. Funeral service on Friday, 25th July, 2014, at 10.45am, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations for the Highland Hospice and Macmillan Nurses are welcome at the service or please forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
MUIR - Peacefully, at home with his family, on Monday, 21st July, 2014, William Muir (Bill), 27 Glenshiel Place, Inverness, aged 79 years, formerly of Tulloch Construction. Beloved husband of Violet, dearly loved father, stepfather, grandfather and good friend to many. Funeral mass on Saturday, 26th July, 2014, at 11am, in St. Ninian's R.C. Church, Culduthel Road; thereafter to Cillechoirill Cemetery, Roy Bridge for 2.30pm. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only. Donations invited for Macmillan Nurses at the church or please forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness. R.I.P.
LAWSON - The funeral ceremony for the late Wendy Lawson, aged 46 years, Dalneigh, Inverness, will be held on Thursday, 24th July, 2014, at 2.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
GRIFFINS (PALMER) - Suddenly, at home, on 17th July, 2014, Marie Griffins (nee Palmer), aged 62 years, formerly of St Andrews Drive, Inverness, loving daughter of the late Dorothy and Richard Palmer, wife of the late John, mum of Tracey, Amanda, Jacqueline and Alice, sister of Sheila, Heather and the late Gladys, also a dear granny. Funeral particulars from later edition of this publication. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
WATSON - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 19th July, 2014, after a long illness, Donald Watson, aged 76 years, 1 Balnacraig Cottages, Inverness, son of the late Donald and Annie Watson, much loved brother of Jessie, Annie and the late Robert, Elizabeth and John, also a dear brother-in-law and uncle. Funeral service on Thursday, 24th July, 2014, at 11.30am, in D. Chisholm & Sons' Funeral Home, Huntly Street, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnacross Cemetery, Kiltarlity. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Salvation Army may be given at the service.
URQUHART - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 19th July, 2014, after a long illness, Sarah Burns Friel, aged 65 years, 5 Huntly Court, Inverness, soulmate of Robbie, devoted ma of Catherine, Carol, Bobby and Allan, a loving nan and nanny, also a dear sister of Margaret. Sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service on Friday, 25th July, 2014, at 9.45am, in the Trinity Church, Huntly Place, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnacross Cemetery, Kiltarlity. 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.
MACDIARMID - Peacefully, at Highview House Nursing Home, Inverness, on 18th July, 2014, after a long illness, Anne MacDiarmid (nee MacKenzie), aged 84 years, (formerly of Culduthel, Inverness and ex-Raigmore Hospital), beloved wife of the late Donald, devoted mother and mother-in-law of Charlie and Shona, loving granny to Arran and Lewis, also a dear sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Funeral service on Friday, 25th July, 2014, at 11.45am, in the East Church, Academy Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend. No flowers 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.
GUNN - The funeral service for Maureen Helen Gunn (nee Newark), 16A Pict Avenue, Inverness, will take place tomorrow (Wednesday), 23rd July, 2014, at 11am, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Inverness Crematorium. All welcome.
MACDONALD - The funeral service for John MacDonald, formerly of Wester Main, Eskadale, Kiltarlity, will take place on Thursday, 24th July, 2014, at 1.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome. Enquiries to William T. Fraser and Son.