MACKAY - Iona, Ruairidh and Eilidh wish to thank all relatives, friends, neighbours and colleagues, following the sudden and heartbreaking loss of George. We were overwhelmed with the sheer amount of cards, flowers, baking, and social media messages we have received. We would like to thank the paramedic teams for their valiant efforts. The Rev. Deacon Patrick Darbyshire for his lovely service. Audrey Barnett for her amazing piping. Sincere thanks to George's work colleagues, you did him proud. Finally to Martin and all staff at William T. Fraser & Son Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, for their compassion and support. The amount of £243 was raised for Chest, Heart & Stroke.
McCRAE - The family of the late Ronald S. McCrae would like to thank everybody for the time taken to share their condolences through cards, phone calls, letters, flowers and donations. Special thanks to William T. Fraser and Son for their personal service.
MACKENZIE - (Inverness/Lochcarron). Nan, Marybell and the extended family of the late Sheila wish to thank most sincerely all who expressed sympathy by phone calls, letters and cards following their sad loss. Thanks to all who paid tribute to Sheila who came across her during her working life. Thanks also to the doctors and staff of Ward 2A, Raigmore Hospital, who kept us so well informed while she was in their care. Special thanks to Rev. James Clark for his fitting graveside address and to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Director, for his care, compassion and professionalism.
DOUGLAS - The family of the late Hilda Douglas wish to thank all relatives and friends for the kind expressions of sympathy and support shown to them in their recent bereavement. Heartfelt thanks to Isobel Fraser Care Home, who looked after mum well and whose staff have shown such care and compassion at this difficult time. Special thanks to Mhairi Schmidt for her support and uplifting service. Finally, thank you to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their professionalism, sensitivity and support with the funeral arrangements.
ROSS - Donella and family sincerely thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy received by way of cards, phone calls, letters and flowers following the sad loss of Eddie. A thank you to William T. Fraser Funeral Directors, also Allan J. Dunbar for his service and a special thank you to Richy McLeod.
CELLI - Mario Celli and family - Amanda, Nicholas and Laura - wish to thank relatives and friends for their kind support and sympathy on the loss of their brother and uncle Ottavio 'Tav'. Many thanks to the carers who looked after Tav, for their compassion and excellent service, and special thanks to Lorna for her loving care of Tav. Grateful thanks to sister Carol and brother-in-law Donald for their company and music, nephew Sergio who was there morning, noon and night, also nephew Lawrence for his care and attention. Sincere thanks to Father John Allen for his service at the graveside and to Vicki Fraser and Sarah Maclean of John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their help and understanding.
BERNARDI - (Inverness/Nairn). Scott, Kim and the family of the late Christopher Bernardi sincerely thank all relatives, friends and colleagues who sent messages of sympathy and support following the sudden and heartbreaking loss of Chris. We are overwhelmed by the cards, flowers, phone calls and social media tributes from around the world, which have been of great comfort. Special thanks are extended to all the friends in Baku, who supported us in bringing Chris home to Scotland. We would like to say a very special thank you to auntie Rose and uncle Peter for their tireless efforts, love and support during this difficult time and we cannot thank them enough. Many thanks to Judith Breathet for the beautiful floral tributes, Glynis Woodhead for a fitting service, and to Sarah Maclean at John Fraser and Son for her compassion and help with the funeral arrangements.
MACINNES - We wish to express our sincere thanks to the many friends and colleagues of the late Dugald MacInnes, for offering much sympathy and love through our recent bereavement. Thanks are also extended to Aird Medical Practice in Beauly, the staff at the MacMillan Suite, Maggies and Ward 7a in Raigmore Hospital and all at Highland Hospice who attended to dad during his illness. Thanks also to Aigas Holiday Cottages who reached out at our time of need. Special thanks to Rev. Penelope Smirthwaite for conducting a lovely service for dad and for the kind attention of all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness. Dugald's ashes will be laid to rest in the family grave at Kilmore Churchyard, Sleat, Isle of Skye, at a time when friends are allowed to gather again, and take dad home. Allan MacInnes, 14 Orchard Park, Crieff.
HENTON - Catherine, William, John, Cameron and families wish to thank everyone following the sudden, sad bereavement of Mary Ann. The sheer amount of cards, flowers, calls and social media messages has completely overwhelmed us and all the love and stories received about Mary Ann have been of great comfort. Special thanks to Craig (Billy) MacRitchie for his amazing piping in such sad circumstances and to Rachel for all your arrangements, you both did her proud. We would also like to thank neighbours Iain Macillechiar and Heather Smith for all your help and your wonderful poem. To all players of Lovat Shinty Club, past and present, who provided a fitting guard of honour at Balgate Park, Mary Ann would have been so proud of you all. Thanks also to Rev. Ian Manson for his lovely service and to Ian Morrison for his wonderful tribute to Mary Ann. Thank You to all who came to pay their last respects from near and far at the funeral home, Balgate Park and the burial ground. Special mention to all staff at William T. Fraser & Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, for their outstanding service and compassion, especially Emily and Kerry. The amount of £2,500.00 was collected for Mary Ann's beloved Lovat Shinty Club.
LUCAS - Amanda, Rachel and Ben would like to express their sincere thanks to all our wonderful family, friends and neighbours for all the cards, flowers, telephone calls, food deliveries, letters and social media tributes which have been of great comfort over the last few weeks following the heartbreaking loss of our beloved husband and dad Charlie. We would like to extend special thanks to the Marie Curie nurses, the East Community Nursing Team, Charlie's mum-in-law Anne and sister-in-law Mel who all helped care for Charlie. Also special thanks to Dr Mmeka and staff at the Macmillan Suite for all their care and support. Sincerest thanks to celebrant Allan Dunbar for his touching service and also to Martin, Emily, Kerry and all the staff at William T. Fraser and Son for their professional care and compassion with the funeral arrangements. Amanda, Rachel and Ben have been overwhelmed with everyone's generosity in raising funds for Marie Curie and the Macmillan Suite with over £7,000 raised in memory of our beloved Charlie, and they would like to thank everyone who has donated from the bottom of their hearts.
MCKENDRICK - Karen and Robert wish to express their heartfelt thanks to relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy. Thanking Cairn Medical Practice and Highland Home Carers for their care over the years. To Culduthel Care Home, we convey our sincere gratitude for the kindness and compassion shown to Florence. To the Rev. David Scott for his uplifting service and to Vicki Fraser and Drew Green at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their professionalism. Thanking all who also kindly donated to the Chest Heart & Stroke Association in memory of our dear mum Florence.
MACKINTOSH - Marie and Catherine would like to extend their sincere thanks to all family and friends who have sent cards and messages of sympathy following the sad passing of Margaret. Thanks to Glynis Woodhead for a fitting service and to D. Chisholm & Sons for their sensitivity and professionalism throughout.
MELVILLE - Margaret, David, Andrew, Neil and families would like to extend their sincere thanks to friends, neighbours and colleagues for their kind messages of sympathy after their sad loss, also for all the wonderful comments on Facebook. Thanks to Dr Matheson and all the staff at Kingsmills Medical Practice, the district nurses for their care and attention over a long period of time. Thanks also to Mr Androulakakis and staff at Raigmore Hospital for all their care. Thanks to Police Scotland and NORCON Pipe Band for all their help and musical tributes, also to police and special constables, past and present, and civilian staff who paid their respects in such a touching way. The Reverend Douglas Robertson gave a very comforting and uplifting service at the graveside, also thanks for the very kind and touching words from David Conner. Thanks to D. Chisholm & Sons for their professionalism, care and compassion. Alan would have been overwhelmed with all the wonderful tributes paid to him. Thank you all.
LOGAN - Marcus and Carolyn would like to thank all of our family, friends and neighbours for their many cards, messages and offers of support following the loss of our mum, Laura Logan. We would also like to thank Rev. Stephen Macdonald for his comforting service and George Chisholm and team at D. Chisholm & Sons for their guidance and support.
MACGILLIVRAY - The family of the late Rosemary MacGillivray would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the many kind expressions of sympathy extended to them by way of cards, flowers, messages and telephone calls. Special thanks to MHDU, Raigmore Hospital for their care. Sincere thanks to Rev. Duncan MacPherson for his uplifting service. Grateful thanks to William T. Fraser and Son for their support with the funeral arrangements. Thanks also to all who attended on the day to pay their last respects.
MCIVER - Darren and Claire would like to thank the following on the sad passing of their father, Raymond John Fraser McIver (Ray), brother of Valerie and Martin. Thanks to the staff at Ward 7 Raigmore Hospital and Dr Patterson's team. To the Macmillian nurses and Marie Curie who helped us take care of him prior to hospital admission. To Dr Dallas and John Rennie at Fairfield Medical Practice. Also the district nurse Silvia and her team. To Dalneigh Pharmacy for being so friendly and efficient. Finally, thank you to Allan J. Dunbar for his lovely service and William T. Fraser & Son for their excellent care and compassion during the funeral arrangements.
FORTEY - The family of the late Helen Fortey would like to sincerely thank Dr Mark Taylor and the staff of Kingsmills Medical Practice. Additional thanks to Kerrie Hallam at Southside Medical Practice. Extended gratitude goes out to the Charge Nurse and staff of Ward 2C at Raigmore Hospital for their excellent care. A big thank you also to Chris Alan and all the staff of Southside Care Home for their kindness and exceptional care during this difficult time. Special thanks to celebrant, Glynis Woodhead, Vicki Fraser and Sarah Maclean, John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their excellent funeral arrangements. Grateful thanks to friends, family and neighbours for their cards, letters, gifts and flowers.
ALLAN - Pam, Arthur, Debby and Suzan would like to thank all their family and friends for the support over the last 2 weeks, it's much appreciated following the loss of their son and wee brother, Stuart. Special thanks to John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness for their support and guidance, especially Sarah Maclean and Susan Fraser. We as a family are humbled by the love and support.Sleep tight Stuart x
CAMPBELL - Beryl, Emma and Rachel would like to express sincere thanks to all our wonderful family, friends and neighbours following the death of Martin. We have been overwhelmed and comforted by the flowers, cards and kind words. Thanks to Professor Leslie and Dr Brown for their care and compassion and to Ute MacGregor for her kindness and sense of humour with Martin. Thanks to Glynis Woodhead for capturing our memories so eloquently. Special thanks to all at John Fraser & Son, Chapel Street, Inverness, especially Vicki Fraser and Drew Green, for their care and respect. Finally, special thanks to Dan, Fiona, Mhairi and Kenny for standing by our sides.
LUCAS - Bart, Marion and Fiona would like to thank all friends, relatives and neighbours for the many gestures of support, cards, flowers, phone calls and touching social media tributes following the devastating loss of their dearly loved son and brother, Charles. Grateful thanks to all who cared for Charles so tenderly whilst he was ill. Special thanks to Marie, Ian, Kevin and Rena for all their love and support. Many thanks to Allan J. Dunbar for conducting the service so beautifully, to Kevin McLaughlin for his heartfelt tribute and to all the staff at William T. Fraser and Son for their kindness and professionalism. Charles will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.