Deaths

MACDONALD - The funeral service of the late Elizabeth (Betty) MacDonald, will take place today (Tuesday), 15th April, 2014, at 1.30pm, in Cannich Church of Scotland; thereafter to Fasnakyle Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Enquiries to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA. Tel. 01463 233366.
CLYNE - Peacefully, after a short illness, in the care of the Highland Hospice, Inverness, on 13th April, 2014, Mary Brodie Clyne (nee Cameron), aged 86 years, 44 Dunain Road, Inverness, beloved wife of the late Hamish Clyne, much loved mother of Laura, Valerie and Elizabeth, dear mother-in-law of John, also a loving sister, sister-in-law, aunt and great-aunt. Mary will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Funeral service on Thursday, 17th April, 2014, at 10.15am, 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 the Highland Hospice may be given at the service.
LAWS - Peacefully, after a short illness, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 11th April, 2014, Ethel Laws, aged 89 years, Inverness, beloved wife of the late Arthur, a loving mum, gran and great-gran. Funeral service on Thursday, 17th April, 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 Macmillan Cancer Support may be given at the service.
SWANSON - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 9th April, 2014, Frances Cameron, aged 83 years, R.I.P., 60 Telford Gardens, Inverness, beloved wife of the late Donald Swanson, much loved sister of Drew and the late Betty and Margaret, also a dear sister-in-law and aunt. Funeral mass tomorrow (Wednesday), 16th April, 2014, at 12 noon, in St Mary's R.C. Church, Huntly Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. 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.
SMITH - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 10th April, 2014, John George Smith (Johnny), aged 84 years, Birchwood, Kirkhill, Inverness (formerly of Beauly), beloved husband of Marie and the late Janny, much loved dad of Peter, John, Lorraine, Karen and Gerry, also a loving grandfather, great- grandfather, father-in-law and uncle. Sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service on Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014, at 12.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to the Stroke Unit, Raigmore Hospital may be given at the service or forwarded to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
MACKENZIE - Peacefully, on 13th April, 2014, at Raigmore Hospital, Sheila MacKenzie (nee MacTavish), 7 Grigor Drive, Inverness, aged 74 years. Funeral details in later edition of paper and from William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
FRASER - Peacefully, on 12th April, 2014, John Robertson Fraser (Jockie), 34 Balvaird Terrace, Muir of Ord, aged 73 years. Funeral details in later edition of paper and from William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
KING - Peacefully, at Elmgrove Nursing Home, on Monday, 14th April, 2014, Grace King (nee MacDonald), aged 94 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Alexander, loving mother of Sandy, Evelyn, John, Brian and the late Betty, dear mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral mass on Tuesday, 22nd April, 2014, at 1pm, in St. Mary's R.C. Church, Huntly Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Elmgrove Residents Fund can be given at the service or please forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
KING - Peacefully, at Elmgrove Nursing Home, on Monday, 14th April, 2014, Grace King (nee MacDonald), aged 94 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Alexander, loving mother of Sandy, Evelyn, John, Brian and the late Betty, dear mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral mass on Tuesday, 22nd April, 2014, at 1pm, in St. Mary's R.C. Church, Huntly Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Elmgrove Residents Fund can be given at the service or please forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
ANDERSON - Peacefully, at Earlsferry House Care Home, Elie, on Saturday, 12th April, 2014, Mary Anderson, aged 84 years, Cairnhill Gardens, St Andrews, very dearly loved wife of the late William Beveridge Anderson, very much loved and loving mother of Stewart and Mary and a devoted grandma of Elizabeth, Catherine, David, Laura, Helen. Liza and Mikaela. Funeral service at Kirkcaldy Crematorium, on Tuesday, 22nd April, 2014, at 2.15pm, to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please.
SMITH - The funeral service for the late John George Smith (Johnny), aged 84 years, Birchwood, Kirkhill, Inverness (formerly of Beauly), will be held on Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014, at 12.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
GILLESPIE - Suddenly, but peacefully, after a long illness bravely borne, in the care of Fairfield Care Home, Inverness, on 15th April, 2014, Kathleen Patricia Anne Gillespie (nee Mackenzie), aged 67 years, 43 Lochiel Road, Inverness, beloved wife of the late George Gillespie, loving mother of Kevin, also a dear sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Funeral service on Thursday, 24th April, 2014, at 1.30pm, in St John's Episcopal Church, Southside Road, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Flowers may be sent to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
McMILLAN - Suddenly, at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, on 14th April, 2014, William Kelman McMillan (Billy), aged 69 years, 95 Dochfour Drive, Inverness. Funeral particulars from later edition of this publication. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
FRASER - Peacefully, at home, on 12th April, 2014, after a short illness, John Robertson Fraser (Jockie), 34 Balvaird Terrace, Muir-of-Ord, aged 73 years. Dearly loved husband of Liz, much loved dad of Bryan, Laura and Steven, devoted grandad of Sophie and dear brother of David. Funeral service on Thursday, 24th April, 2014, at 2.30pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations welcome at the service for the Highland Hospice or please forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
MULLEN - The funeral service for Liz Mullen, Kintail Crescent, Inverness, will take place on Tuesday, 22nd April, 2014, at 11.30am, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome. No flowers please. Donations for Smoke Free Highland Charity at the service or please forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
HENDERSON - Peacefully, on Wednesday, 9th April, 2014, at Raigmore Hospital, John Henderson, 8 Torbreck Road, Inverness, aged 82 years. Former re-insurance manager. Beloved husband of Irene Fraser, much loved dad to Lynne, Leslie and Karen, loved grandfather and good friend. Funeral service tomorrow (Saturday) 19th April, 2014, at 11am, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness. Family and close friends invited.
MACKENZIE - Peacefully, on Sunday morning, 13th April, 2014, at Raigmore Hospital, Sheila MacKenzie (nee MacTavish), 7 Grigor Drive, Inverness, aged 74 years. Former team leader, Cameron House. Beloved wife of the late John MacKenzie, much loved and adored mum to Jean, Elizabeth and the late John Jnr, special sister to Marslaidh, dearly loved granny to Murdo, dear sister-in-law, aunt and great friend to many. Funeral service on Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014, at 11.30am, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Donations invited for Cameron House and The Renal Unit Raigmore.
ANDERSON - Unexpectedly, on 16th April, 2014, Iain Anderson, aged 62 years, Ladystone Farm Cottage, Bunchrew, (electrician), dearly loved husband of Eileen, treasured dad of Lisa and Steven. A celebration of Iain's life will take place on Saturday, 26th April, 2014, at 10.30am, in Inverness Crematorium to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Air Ambulance and the SSPCA may be given at the ceremony or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA.
BIRREL - At Grandview Nursing Home, Grantown-on-Spey, on 14th April, 2014, Doris, aged 93 years, formerly of Balloch, Inverness. For service details please contact the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA. Tel. 01463 233366.
KELLY - Liz Kelly of Drumfield Road, Inverness, beloved wife of Peter, mother of Pete and Steve, daughter of Rose, sister of Jane and David and grandmother of Emma and awesome Lewis, has made the final journey. After 4 years of fighting, Liz took a gentle exit from Ward 4C, Raigmore Hospital, on Sunday, 13th April, 2014. Her life will be celebrated on Friday, 25th April, 2014, at Inverness Crematorium, at 2.30pm. All are most welcome to attend. Dress code is colours, no black clothing please, and bring a smile. Cheers! Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for the Highland Hospice may be given at the door or forwarded to D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness IV3 5HP.
SUTHERLAND - Peacefully, in the care of Ward 11, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 16th April, 2014, Alexander Ross Sutherland MBE (Alec), aged 91 years, 63 Lochalsh Road, Inverness, dearly beloved husband of Rhoda, proud and loving father of Graham and Lawrence, loving father-in-law of Penny, dearly loved granda of Lauren and Fraser, dearest brother of Nancy and the late Billy, also a much loved brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle. Funeral particulars from Tuesday's edition of this publication. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
CHISHOLM - Peacefully, in the care of the Highland Hospice, Inverness, on 17th April, 2014, Anne (Nan) Chisholm, aged 81 years, Smith Avenue, Inverness, beloved wife of the late Alex, much loved mum of Ann, David and the late Alan, also a loving granny, great-granny, mother-in-law and sister. Funeral private at her own request. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.