CALLUM - Fiona, Alison, Allan, Gillian and all the family of the late Olive Callum wish to thank all relatives and friends who sent messages of sympathy and support at this sad time. We would also like to thank Doctor Minnie, Doctor MacDougall and all the other doctors and nurses over the years who attended her and Sharon for her help in caring. Due to the current restrictions we were only able to hold a small family funeral. A special thank you to the Rev. Robert Cleland for his comforting service at Petty East Church graveyard and to William T. Fraser and Son for their excellent funeral arrangements.
WOOD - Elizabeth Wood (13 Logie Court, Forres) and family wish to sincerely thank all relatives, neighbours and friends for the many letters, cards and telephone calls which supported them through Colin's illness and his sad loss. Grateful thanks to the personnel of Ward 111 at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, the professionalism of Baldarroch Crematorium, Crathes and the comforting service from the Rev. David Stewart.
ROBERTSON - The family of the late Elizabeth (Betty) Robertson would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the many kind expressions of sympathy extended to them following their recent sad loss. Special thanks to Southside Nursing Home for their care and attention, grateful thanks to Rev. Mike Rattenbury for his comforting service and to D. Chisholm & Sons for their dignified and professional guidance.
STEWART - Jane and Matthew, also Fiona and Colin would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours who sent messages of sympathy by phone, cards and flowers following the sad loss of Donald. Special thanks to everyone at Culloden Surgery and Raigmore Hospital involved in his care in recent years, also thanks to D. Chisholm & Sons for their guidance at this very difficult time.
SOUTER - Andrew and family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours that sent messages of sympathy by phone calls and cards following the loss of my loving wife Anne (Nan). Special thanks to the Respiratory Ward, Raigmore Hospital, to Rev. Mike Robertson for his service and to D. Chisholm & Sons for looking after the family at this time.
MORRISON - The family of the late Marlene Morrison Thurvoe, Mytrlefield Lane, Westhill would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy extended to them following their recent sad loss. Special thanks Rev. Fiona Smith, Ness Bank Church for her comforting service and support to Isobel and to the Church family. Special thanks also to Johan for all her dedication over many years and Fiona for her practical help and also all medical staff. Special thanks to George and colleagues at D. Chisholm & Sons for their personal guidance and support.
MACKENZIE - The family of the late Thomas Keith MacKenzie would like to thank all relatives, friends and colleagues for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them following their recent sad loss. Special thanks to NHS Care at Home staff, the British Red Cross, West Community Nurses and to all the staff of Wards 6A & 2C, Raigmore Hospital for their care of Keith. Thanks to Mr Halde Pottinger for his uplifting ceremony and to D. Chisholm & Sons for their professional guidance.
CHISHOLM - Kathleen, Wendy, Linda, Joanne and all the family of the late John Chisholm, wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours who sent messages of sympathy and support at this sad time. Due to the current restrictions, we were only able to have a small family funeral service for John, but when circumstances permit, the family will arrange an event at a later date, to celebrate John's life, with an invite to those who would like to attend. He will certainly be sorely missed by so many. We would like to thank all the healthcare professionals for the exceptional care given to John throughout his long illness, particularly the doctors and nurses at Culloden Medical Practice and at Raigmore Hospital, the day carers at Fraser Home Care, the NHS district nurses, and the nursing care staff at The Lodge Ward, Meallmore, Daviot. Grateful thanks to neighbours for their friendship and help over the years. Thanks also to Rev. Mike Rattenbury for his comforting service, and the staff at the Crematorium. Finally, special thanks to George Chisholm and staff from D. Chisholm & Sons, Huntly Street, Inverness for their caring service, respect and excellent funeral arrangements.
NICHOLSON - The family of the late Mr William Alfred Nicholson wish to thank all relatives and friends for the sympathy and beautiful floral tributes received and much thanks to the staff at Raigmore Hospital who looked after dad. Special thanks to Allan Dunbar for his beautiful service. Thanks also to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their kindness and sensitivity with the funeral arrangements.
SABINO - Hazel, Ryan and Melody would like to warmly thank family, dear friends and neighbours who have given us such comfort and support during this sad time. We have received beautiful flowers, many cards and messages, each bringing love and kind thoughts which have helped us so much. Rey would have been very proud to know that he was being remembered by so many. We also wish to thank doctors and nurses in Intensive Care and Ward 3C for their compassion and tenderness. Special thanks to William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, for their professional funeral arrangements and to Allan Dunbar for a comforting graveside service
NEESON - The family of the late Agnes Neeson MBE, would like to express their thanks to all who so thoughtfully showed their support during their time of loss and to all who generously donated to the N.I. Hospice. They also wish to thank Dr Susie Walker, Fortrose Surgery and the district and community nurses for all their care and support. Special thanks to Sarah Maclean and team at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their thoroughness and sensitivity with all the funeral arrangements.
WILKIE - Janice, Owen and Blair wish to express our sincere thanks to relatives, neighbours and all our friends and colleagues for the support and sympathy shown to us prior to and in the loss of a wonderful husband and dad. Special thanks to S.F.R.S. (Scottish Fire and Rescue Service), especially John Macdonald and Alex McKinley for the beautiful fitting tributes to Derek and for ongoing support to us. You did him proud and we will be eternally grateful. Special thanks to all NHS staff involved in Derek's care, in particular ITU staff who cared for him with such tenderness and were exceptional in their efforts to keep Derek with us. In such unprecedented times the compassion and support shown to us was a great comfort and will never be forgotten. Special thanks to Rev. Derek Brown for guidance and support. His uplifting service captured Derek as we all know and love him. Finally grateful thanks to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for guidance and excellent funeral arrangements, especially Vicki Fraser and Drew Green for the compassion, sensitivity and empathy shown to us. Owen, Blair and Mary - thank you for being you.
CRUICKSHANK- Christine and Lynn would like to express their sincere appreciation to family, relatives and to all the Drumnadrochit community who sent sympathy and condolences by calls, texts, cards and attendance following the loss of George. Sincere thanks to Hugh Watt for his comforting service and to D. Chisholm & Sons for their personal guidance.
SUTHERLAND - (Inverness). Alan's family would like to express sincere appreciation to all who sent messages of sympathy, cards, flowers and such lovely and meaningful comments on social media. We also wish to thank all the healthcare staff who looked after Alan during his illness, in particular all staff at Southside Road Medical Centre, Christina from Marie Curie, The Ambulance (Patient Transfer) Service, Mary and Connie, Urban 1 nurses for their exceptional care and professionalism and John and his fantastic staff at Lochardil Pharmacy. A special mention to all work colleagues, school and college chums and all old friends who got in touch: your comments meant so much. Due to the Corona pandemic the funeral was restricted to a small number of family members only. The service by the Rev. Fiona Smith was inspirational and so very comforting and uplifting to all present. Special thanks to William T. Fraser and Son for their sensitive and professional funeral arrangements.Diane, Colin and Pearl Sutherland
MOULD - I would like to thank all the staff of RNI for their help and patience in looking after Frances Mould. I know the going was hard but you survived. To all my family, thank you for looking after me.
GORDON - Frances and family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours who sent messages of sympathy by phone calls, cards and flowers following the sad loss of Hamish. Special thanks to Mr Halde Pottinger for his lovely eulogy, Dougie the piper and Fiona's Flower Studio, also D. Chisholm & Sons for their guidance at this difficult time.
BISSON - The family of Roger Bisson (DUFF) would like to thank all doctors and nursing staff at Kingsmills Medical Practice along with the district nurses who attended to Roger over the past year. Sincere thanks to Rev. Alasdair Macleod for his comforting service and to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their guidance with the funeral arrangements. Thanks also go to the neighbours for their help and friendship at this time.
CAMERON - The family of the late Joy Cameron would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them following their recent sad loss. Special thanks to the Community Nurses for their care and attention. Grateful thanks to Rev. Robert Cleland for his comforting service and to D. Chisholm & Sons for their personal guidance.
LEITH - Rita's family would like to express sincere appreciation to all who have sent messages of sympathy and support to us following her passing. She was a much loved lady who was supported by good friends, and will clearly be sorely missed by many. We also wish to thank all the healthcare professionals who looked after Rita during this final illness, namely; all the doctors and staff at Crown Medical Practice, Jenn, the respiratory nurse; Mary and Connie and all their colleagues within the community nursing team; the out of hours team manning the palliative care helpline; all the carers from Gateway; Julie Macmillan Nurse, Marie Curie staff; the SOS team; Ambulance Service; and all friends and neighbours who helped her and were involved in her care, you know who you are. You all enabled Rita to stay at home during her illness and for this we will be eternally grateful. We would like to inform family and all good friends who could not attend due to the situation around social distancing, that we were able to have a very small family funeral service for her, despite the current restrictions; and we would like to express heartfelt gratitude to the Rev. Farquhar Forbes for leading what was a very personal and comforting service. Also, thank you to Ross Fairfield for playing the organ, Neavan, for playing some of Rita's favourite hymns on saxophone and singing "The Rose" for her, as was her request; Angela Hunter for fashioning a beautiful spray which included flowers and foliage from Rita's beloved garden. Sincere thank you to Sarah Maclean and her colleagues from John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, for sensitive funeral arrangements, including facilitating some close family members to be able to join us via Skype. Thank you all. "May the Lord, mighty God; bless and keep you for ever".
MACKENZIE - Evelyn would like to thank all family, relatives and friends who sent their sympathy and condolences by phone call, texts and cards on the sad loss of her sister Veronica. A special thank you to Veronica's carers at her supported housing, who cared for her with respect and dignity, especially over the last few weeks of her illness. Also to Doctors at the Kingsmills Practice, District Nurses and latterly Marie Curie Nurses. Thank you Kay for the beautiful floral tributes you made on behalf of us all. For his comforting and uplifting words, thank you Rev. David Scott, Inshes Church, Inverness. Finally, grateful thanks to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their sensitive and compassionate support with the funeral arrangements under the present Government guidelines.