DEAKIN - Peacefully, at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, on Thursday, 14th January, 2021, David (formerly Nairn Art Society, Nairn St Ninian Bowling Club and Fornighty Indoor Bowling Club), husband of the late Joan, much loved dad of Sue and Rob, loving father-in-law of Myra, grandad of Mark, Niall and Andreas, devoted great-grandad of James, Andrew and Sophia, dear brother, uncle and good friend.
TILEY - With sadness, we announce the death of Joyce Hamilton Tiley on 13th January, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Ben, loving mum of Graeme, Jackie, Alan and the late John, much loved mother-in-law, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Well-loved member of the Inverness-Dalneigh Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. With grateful thanks to all the carers and medical professionals who have shared in looking after Joy in a kind and compassionate way over the past ten years, which has meant her being able to remain in her own home, which was her wish. Cremation private. A memorial service celebrating Joy's life will be held via Zoom on Saturday, 23rd January at 1pm. Details of the service from William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness, IV2 6AB. Tel. 01463 243232.
COLQUHOUN - After a short illness, (Joseph) Ian Colquhoun, of Sutors Park, Nairn, died on 17th January, 2021, husband of the late Fiona, a father, grandfather and partner of Norma McIntyre. A longstanding member of the Highland Gospel Male Voice Choir. There will be a short service in Nairn Free Church under Government guidelines, followed by interment at Nairn Cemetery.
MCPHEE - (Nairn). Suddenly, but peacefully, whilst surrounded by his family at Raigmore Hospital, on Monday, 11th January, 2021. Robert John McPhee (Bert) of Lodgehill Park, Nairn, aged 68 years, beloved husband of Pauline, a much loved father of Barry, Stephen and Andrew, a dear father-in-law, a devoted grandfather and a sadly missed brother. Bert's funeral service can be attended via online live stream on Wednesday, 20th January, at 2.00pm, please contact David M Ellen for further details on 01667 453023 or email@example.com. Also, the cortège will leave Bert's home at 1.00pm making its way around Lodgehill Park, then heading around Nairn Harbour before making its way onwards towards Forres, please maintain social distancing.
MACKENZIE - (Nairn). Suddenly, at his home, on Sunday, 10th January, 2021. Steven Colin MacKenzie (Stevie) of Viewfield and formerly of Macrae Avenue, Nairn, aged 61 years, beloved son of the late Brian and Margaret, a much loved brother of Jackie, a dear uncle of Jason and Bekah, great uncle of Rena and a sadly missed cousin, nephew and good friend to many. Funeral service private in accordance with government guidelines. Donations to the British Heart Foundation in memory of Stevie, if desired, may be forwarded to David M Ellen Funeral Directors, 66 High Street, Nairn, IV12 4AU.
STEPHEN - (Nairn). Sadly, at 73 Harbour Street, Nairn, on Saturday, 9th January, 2021. George Stephen, of Macrae Avenue, Nairn, aged 83 years, a beloved husband of the late Morag (Mo), a much loved father of George and Violet, a caring father-in-law of Gordy and Eleanor, a devoted grandad of Cameron and Russell and a sadly missed brother and friend to many. Funeral service private.
BROADFOOT - Ian Stuart. Peacefully, at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, on 1st January, 2021, aged 73, after a sudden illness. Ian was a much loved husband to Jess, dad to Julie and Lesley, father-in-law to Sean, grampa to Chloe and Stuart and brother to Alan. He will be greatly missed. A private funeral will take place on Friday, 15th January, 2021. Please contact family if you wish to access the live stream. No flowers, please. Donations may be made to Dogs Trust.
ALLWOOD - Jean, formerly of Manse Road, Ardersier, passed away peacefully, in Gloucestershire on 18th December. Devoted wife of the late Kenneth, much loved mother of Christine, David and Julie, loving grandmother of Susan, Debbie, Ben and Harry and great-grandmother to Lucie-Mae, Sam and Amy. Funeral has taken place.
MORRISON - Peacefully, on Thursday, 7th January, 2021, at Urray House Care Home, Thelma Jean MacCormack Morrison, 4 Priory Way, Beauly, aged 85 years. Much loved by all her family and friends. Thelma will be buried in Kilmorack Cemetery with her beloved husband John. Arrangements by William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
FRASER - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 30th December, 2020, Elizabeth Fraser (nee Mitchell), aged 92 years, Haugh Court, Inverness. Beloved wife of the late Peter Fraser, much loved mum of Patricia, loving nana of Mhairi, also a dear great-grandmother and mother-in-law. A private interment will take place in Old Kilmore Cemetery, Drumnadrochit. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.
PIERACCINI - Unexpectedly, but peacefully, at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, on Wednesday, 6th January, 2021, Adrian Pieraccini formerly Inverness, St Andrews and Barga, aged 60 years. A distinguished and visionary restaurateur, loving husband of Susan, much loved father of Stefano, brother, loving son and great friend, will be sadly missed. Funeral mass on Monday, 18th January, 2021, at 12noon, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness. Under Government guidelines. The service will stream live at www.williamtfraserandson.co.uk.
LAWRIE - Peacefully, on the evening of Wednesday, 6th January, 2021, in the loving and gentle care of Abbeyvale Nursing Home, Elgin. John Lawrie, 7 Foresters Way, Inverness, aged 90 years. Retired Ministry of Transport. Beloved husband of the late Mavis. Adored father to John, Martin, David and Helen, loving papa and grampa John, a true gentleman and friend of many. Private funeral service, under Government restrictions, on Wednesday, 13th January, 2021, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.
CHARLES - On Friday, 1st January, 2021, at the Ian Charles Hospital, Grantown-on-Spey, Julia Charles, 7 Drumashie Road, Inverness, aged 82 years. Much loved by all her family, neighbours and friends. Arrangements by William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
HENRY - Suddenly, on 2nd January, 2021, Jacqueline Diane (nee Campbell), aged 55 years. Much loved mum to Kyle and Shannon and granny to Isla Mae, loving daughter of Liz and sister of the late Paul, also a dear niece and cousin. A private family ceremony will be held on Wednesday, 13th January, 2021, at 11am, in Inverness Crematorium. Live stream link available from www.johnfraserandson.com/family-notices
PATERSON - Suddenly, but peacefully, surrounded by her family at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 3rd January, 2021, Donna Mary Paterson (nee Burnside), aged 49 years, Scorguie Avenue, Inverness, beloved wife of Michael, much loved mum of Reece, also a very dear daughter, sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Funeral ceremony private in D. Chisholm & Sons' Funeral Home, Huntly Street, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to The Oxygen Works (MS Therapy Centre, Inverness) may be made via www.justgiving.com/donnapatersondonations. Donna will leave from the funeral home on Friday, 15th January, 2021, at 1pm, for those wishing to say farewell.
MCASKILL - Peacefully, at home, on 1st January, 2021, Alistair McAskill, aged 86 years, Smithton Villas, Inverness, beloved husband of Christine, loving dad of Stephen and Bruce, also a dear grandad, great-grandad, brother and uncle. A private funeral service will be held on Thursday, 14th January, 2021, at 2pm, in Inverness Crematorium. The service can be viewed live, please find the link on D. Chisholm & Sons' Facebook page. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired may be made direct to RNLI (North Kessock Branch).
DALLAS - Peacefully, in the compassionate care of Kinnaird Manor, Falkirk, on 5th January, 2021, Margaret Dallas (nee Ross), aged 93 years, formerly of Smithton, Inverness, beloved wife of the late Ronnie and mother of Elinor and John, also a devoted mother-in-law, granny and great-granny. A private funeral service will be held in The Barn Church, Culloden; thereafter to Petty Cemetery (Tornagrain). Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
CURRIE - Peacefully, in the care of Kingsmills Care Home, Inverness, on 1st January, 2021, Mary Isabel Currie, aged 75 years (formerly of Laurel Avenue, Inverness), a dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt and great-aunt. Funeral service private in D. Chisholm & Sons' Funeral Home, Huntly Street, Inverness on Friday, 15th January, 2021, at 9.30am; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery. Live stream available via www.chisholmfunerals.co.uk. Family flowers only please. Donation if desired may be made direct to the Highland Hospice.
SMITH - The funeral service for Sandra Smith (nee Rose), 3 Ness Side Farm House, Inverness, aged 69 years, will take place on Wednesday, 13th January, 2021, at 11.00am, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness. The family deeply regret that due to Government guidelines, numbers are restricted.
GRANT - Passed away, quietly, at Raigmore Hospital, on Christmas Day, 2020, Rosemary Grant (nee Dean), 47 Caledonian Road, Inverness, aged 70 years. Former British Rail. Beloved wife of the late David. Adored mother to Terry, Amanda and the late James, loving grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, sister-in-law and a beautiful friend to many. Funeral service on Thursday, 14th January, 2021, at 12.30pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery. The family advise that sadly, under Government guidelines, numbers are restricted.