Deaths

McDERMOTT - Margaret, in Germeston, South Africa, on 17th June, 2017. Wife of the late Frank McDermott and mother of Michael and Valerie.
ANDERSON - Suddenly, on Friday, 26th May, 2017, Gary Anderson, aged 28 years. Loving son of Maria and the late Ian. Funeral service on Monday, 26th June, 2017, at 1.30pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome. Donations invited for Mikeysline.
ROSS - Peacefully, at the Royal Northern Infirmary, Inverness, on 18th June, 2017, Margaret Ross, aged 84 years, Oakleigh Road, North Kessock. Beloved wife of the late Hugh Ross and the late John Macpherson, will be dearly missed by all her loving family. Funeral service today (Friday), 23rd June, 2017, at 1.30pm, in the funeral home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for the Highland Hospice may be given at the service. Car parking available at the funeral home.
THURSTON - Roy of Braevard, Fort Augustus, peacefully, on 18th June, 2017. Jenny, Richard and Alex warmly invite you to the Caledonian Hotel for refreshments, after the service at Fort Augustus Church of Scotland, on Tuesday, 27th June 2017, at 10.30am; thereafter to Inverness Crematorium for 2pm. Please come and join us. Arrangements by William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
MUNRO - (Carrbridge) . Robert Andrew Munro (Bobo) sadly passed away after a bravely fought battle against D.I.P.G. brain cancer, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on Thursday, 15th July, 2017, aged 13 years old. A beautiful and unique son of Mark and Jenny, funny and cheeky brother of Naomi and Iby and a treasured grandson, nephew, cousin and uncle. Robert's funeral service will be held at his home, Inverlaidnan, Carrbridge, tomorrow (Saturday), 24th June , 2017, commencing at 12 noon; thereafter to Carrbridge Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. No formal dress code and if you can, please wear something green. Family flowers only please, but a donation, if so desired, may be made at the service for D.I.P.G. Research and The ARCHIE Foundation. Enquiries to Mairi Russell Funeral Services. Tel. 01349 880901.
MacCALLUM - Peacefully, on 15th June, 2017, at Raigmore Hospital, Sheila MacCallum, Tigh na Feidh, Bruiachnairn, Delmore, aged 88 years. Beloved wife of Alistair for a memorable 67 plus years. Sadly missed by many good friends and neighbours. Cremation private by William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, service to follow in the Kingdom Hall, Maryburgh, details later.
MACGREGOR - Passed away at home, on 19th June, 2017, Iain William MacGregor, Cromdale, Westerton, Dalcross, aged 78 years. Dearly loved husband of Mary, much loved father of Mairi, Caron and Neil, dear brother of Simon and the late Ronald. Funeral service private. Enquiries please to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
LINDSAY - Peacefully, at Ach-an-Eas Care Home, Inverness, on 14th June, 2017, Frances, aged 92 years, late of Pict Avenue, Inverness. Funeral service today (Friday), 23rd June, 2017, at 2pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Enquiries to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel. 01463 233366.
PENFOLD - Peacefully at home, after a long illness, on 20th June, 2017, David Alan Carlisle Dudley Penfold, aged 77 years, beloved husband of 55 years to Norma, adored father and grandfather. Funeral private. Enquiries to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel. 01463 233366.
BRANNAN - The funeral service of the late Charles William, Auldearn, ex R.A.M.C. veteran, will take place on Monday, 26th June, 2017, at 2pm, at Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for The British Legion may be given at the service or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA.
MIERS - Douglas Alexander Nigel Capel, on 15th June, 2017, aged 84, beloved husband of Richenda and father of Mary, Lucian, Victoria and Henrietta, and loving grandfather. Funeral at St Mary's R C Church, Beauly, Inverness-shire on Friday, 30th June, 2017, at 12.30pm. Enquiries to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel. 01463 233366.
MACMILLAN - Funeral ceremony for the late David Malcolm MacMillan, aged 34 years, Westfield Way, Inverness, will be held tomorrow (Saturday), 24th June, 2017, at 10.30am, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
HIGGINS - Peacefully, on Thursday, 22nd June, 2017, in the love and comfort of his own home, Robert Park Higgins, 8 Oldtown Place, Inverness, aged 68 years. Former Northern Constabulary Police Officer. Much loved partner to Susan, loving father to Roderick and Rodger, dear brother to Neil, missed and loved by all the family. Funeral service on Wednesday, 28th June, 2017, at 12 noon, in Inverness Crematorium. Close friends, neighbours, family, former and present members of the local constabulary warmly invited. Donations for the Police Federation please forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
NAIRN - Passed away suddenly, on 17th June, 2017, Heather Nairn, aged 48 years, 158 Castle Heather Drive, Inverness, (Phoenix Bar employee). Heather will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Funeral particulars from later edition of this publication. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
ABERNETHY - Peacefully, after a long struggle with illness, in the excellent care of Torvean Ward, New Craigs, Inverness, on 22nd June, 2017, Grant Abernethy, aged 63 years, (formerly from the Fortrose area), loving dad of Keith and his wife Diane, beloved son of Grant and the late Jenny, dear grandad of Russell and Lucy and brother of Lynn. Funeral particulars from later edition of this publication. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
MACDONALD - Passed away at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 16th June, 2017, William John Macdonald (Bill), aged 79 years, Ashton Road, Inverness, beloved husband of Catherine (Kate Noble), much loved dad of Shirley, Bill and Lesley, also a dear granda, great-granda, father-in-law, brother-in-law and uncle. Funeral ceremony on Wednesday, 28th June, 2017, at 2pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to Alzheimer Scotland may be given at the door. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
MACKAY - The funeral for Alistair MacKay, Galloway Drive, Culloden (formerly of Corry, Muir of Ord), will take place today (Friday), 23rd June, 2017, at 12 noon, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome.
MILES - Peacefully, at Meallmore Nursing Home, Daviot, on 17th June, 2017, E. Helen Miles, aged 78 years, much loved daughter of the late Rhoda Miles and granddaughter of the late Mrs Helen Miles, Longman Road, Inverness. Funeral particulars from later edition of this publication. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
ABERNETHY - Peacefully, after a long struggle with illness, in the excellent care of Torvean Ward, New Craigs, Inverness, on 22nd June, 2017, Grant Abernethy, aged 63 years (formerly from the Fortrose area), loving dad of Keith and his wife Diane, beloved son of Grant and the late Jenny, dear grandad of Russell and Lucy and brother of Lynn. Funeral ceremony on Thursday, 29th June, 2017, at 2pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Alzheimer Scotland may be given at the door. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
MACDONALD - Funeral ceremony for the late William John Macdonald (Bill), aged 79 years, Ashton Road, Inverness, will be held tomorrow (Wednesday), 28th June, 2017, at 2pm, in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
NAIRN - Passed away suddenly, on 17th June, 2017, Heather Nairn, aged 48 years, 158 Castle Heather Drive, Inverness (Phoenix Bar employee). Heather will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Funeral ceremony on Friday, 30th June, 2017, at 1.30pm, in D. Chisholm & Sons' Funeral Home, Huntly Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Flowers may be sent to the funeral home.
WILSON - Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at her son's home in Inverness, on Sunday, 25th June, 2017, Heather Wilson, aged 59 years, Croyard Road, Beauly. Heather will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Funeral particulars to follow. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
MACKINNON - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, on Sunday, 25th June, 2017, Flora Catherine (nee Munro), Shenval, Glen Urquhart. Beloved wife of the late Roddy MacKinnon and dear mother of Donald, Mairi, Morag and Averil. Mother-in-law of Tommy, Donald and Robert, granny of Peter, Angela and Kevin, granaidh of Eilidh and Megan, great-granny Flora of Josh, Erin and Thomas, dear sister of Willie, Roddy and her late brothers and much loved by the extended family. Funeral details from William T. Fraser and Son, tel. 01463 243232 and Friday's edition of paper. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only, but donations welcome for the Glen Urquhart Centre.