LITTLEJOHN - Peacefully, on Wednesday, 27th January, 2021, at Raigmore Hospital. Lawrence Lance Littlejohn, 51 Kintail Crescent, Inverness, aged 82 years. Former tractor driver, Castle Stuart Farm. Much loved father, brother, uncle, grandfather and friend of many. Arrangements by William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
TYRONNEY - Peacefully, in the care of the Royal Northern Infirmary Community Hospital, Inverness, on 28th January, 2021, George Tyronney, aged 81 years, Lochiel Road, Inverness (retired painter, well known Lovat shinty player and late of Kiltarlity), beloved husband of Ella, loving dad of Gary and Wayne, also a dear granda, great-granda, father-in-law, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Funeral arrangements from D. Chisholm & Sons' Facebook page.
CATTO - Peacefully, on Wednesday, 27th January, 2021, at Raigmore Hospital, Rena Catto (nee MacLeod), 55 Drumdevan Road, Inverness, aged 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Hugh, loving mother and mother-in-law of George and Caroline and grandmother of Lindsay. Sadly missed by family, neighbours and friends. Funeral service on Monday, 8th February, at 11.30am, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Tore Cemetery for 12.30pm, under Government guidelines.
TAYLOR - Peacefully, in the care of Kingsmills Care Home, Inverness, on 22nd January, 2021, Flora Taylor (nee Gerrie), aged 94 years, formerly of Kerrowaird, Dalcross, beloved wife of the late John Taylor, also a much loved mother, granny, great-granny and good friend to many. Funeral service private in Ardersier Parish Church; thereafter to Petty Cemetery, Tornagrain. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Alzheimer Scotland may be made direct in memory of Flora. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
SHAW - Peacefully, in the care of Meallmore Nursing Home, Daviot, on 22nd January, 2021, Esther Shaw (nee Craik), aged 95 years, Fairfield Road, Inverness, beloved wife of the late Lachie Shaw and much loved ma of Pauline and Scott. Funeral private in Kilvean Cemetery. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
PALMER - Suddenly, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 18th January, 2021, Kenneth William Palmer (Kenny), aged 69 years, Braeview Park, Beauly (retired Electrician), much loved husband of Shirley, caring dad of Jacqueline, Lorraine and Gillian, also a dear granda, great-granda, father-in-law, brother and uncle. Funeral service private in Kilmorack Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired towards Beauly Primary School and Aird Medical Practice may be made via www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/inmemoryofkennypalmer. Kenny will leave from Beauly Shinty Park on Monday, 1st February, 2021, at around 10am for those wishing to say farewell. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
MACLEOD - Very suddenly, at home, with his family by his side, on 21st January, 2021, Duncan Charles MacLeod, aged 85 years, Cherry Park, Balloch (retired Principal Teacher of English at Inverness High School 1973-1988), dearly loved husband of Hughna and the late June and a loving father to Deirdre, Nikki, Fiona, Lesley and Gillian. A cherished and devoted grandpa to his 10 grandsons and granddaughter. A caring brother, father-in-law, uncle and a great friend to many. He will be sadly missed. Funeral service private at Inverness Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired towards Maggie's Highlands may be made via D. Chisholm & Sons' Facebook page.
MACKENZIE - Peacefully, in the care of Cradlehall Care Home, Inverness, on 22nd January, 2021, Finlay Alexander Mackenzie, aged 86 years, Heatherley Crescent, Inverness (Inverness Royal British Legion Pipe Band), beloved husband of Philippa, much loved father of Lachlan, Neil and Fergus, caring brother of Margaret, also a wonderful grandad and a dear uncle. Funeral service private in Inverness Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired may be made towards Alzheimer Scotland via D. Chisholm & Sons' Facebook page.
KESSON - Suddenly, at home, on 24th January, 2021, Susan Kesson (nee Stewart), aged 78 years, Laurel Avenue, Inverness, beloved wife of Harry, also a much loved mum, granny and great-granny. Funeral service private in Tomnahurich Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired towards Cancer Research UK may be made via www.gofund.me/9229cda3. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons.
MACKINNON - Peacefully, at Meallmore Lodge Care Home, Daviot, on 27th January, 2021, Ronald Ian Mackinnon, aged 87 years, formerly of Borreraig, Isle of Skye. A much loved brother and uncle. Cremation private. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.
BROUGH - Peacefully at home, after a brief illness, surrounded by his loving family, on Friday, 22nd January, 2021, James (Jimmy) Brough, aged 72 years, Midhill House, Fortrose. Loving husband, devoted father and stepfather, proud papy to his grandchildren and fun loving friend to so many. A private service will be held at St Andrew's Episcopal Church, Fortrose on Thursday, 4th February. The cortège will pass through Fortrose High Street around 11.45am for those wishing to say farewell. Cards, memories and stories all gratefully received at the family home. In these difficult times we are sad that we cannot give James the send off that he deserves so we, the family, respectfully request that all who knew him take a moment and raise a parting glass. Family flowers only, donations if desired can be made to Marie Curie https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/jamesbrough Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.
GRANT - Passed away, at home, on Monday, 11th January, 2021, Colin Paul Grant, 9 Ord Terrace, Inverness, aged 69 years. Beloved son of the late Nora and Alexander Grant, 12 Pritchard Crescent, Beauly. Much loved brother of Phillip and Andrew and a one time good friend of many. Funeral service on Thursday, 4th February, 2021, at 2.30pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness, under Government guidelines. Donations for Macmillan Nurses via funeral directors.
GODSMAN - Peacefully, on Saturday, 23rd January, 2021, in the excellent care of Culduthel Care Home, Christina Godsman, previously of 60 Dell Road, Inverness, aged 93 Years. Former Naval Stewardess WRNS. Beloved wife of the late George Godsman and the late Alexander MacKenzie, devoted and loving mother to Sandy (Deceased), Bill, David (MacKenzie), Rose, Ian and Graham (Godsman). A much loved mother-in-law, granny, great-granny and a good friend to many. Private family funeral service, under Government guidelines, on Wednesday, 3rd February, at 12noon, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness; thereafter to Tomnahurich Cemetery. The service can be viewed live from www.williamtfraserandson.co.uk
WHITTINGHAM - Peacefully, at home, on 21st January, 2021, Peter, aged 79 years, Lower Kessock Street, Inverness. Much loved father of Vivean, Harry, Holly and Amy, also a dear grandad. Enquiries to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.
GRANT - (Muir of Ord). Peacefully, but unexpectedly, at Castle Gardens Care Home, Invergordon, on 22nd January, 2021, Judith Rosalind Grant, aged 75 years, beloved wife of Eric, loving mother of David and Graham and kind friend to many. Unfortunately, owing to current restrictions the funeral on 8th February will be by invitation only. Once restrictions allow, it is intended to hold a public memorial service and celebration of Judith's life. Flowers may be sent to Tarradale House, Muir of Ord, IV6 7RS. Enquiries to John Fraser & Son of Lovat House, Dingwall.
TORP-PETERSEN - (Edinburgh). Major Kim. Peacefully, at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, on Tuesday, 5th January, 2021. Most loved, precious and wonderful husband to his wife Jennifer. A much-loved father to Anna and Charlotte and grampa to Amelia and Lewis. He will always be with us and we will love him forever. Xxxxx
ROBERTSON - (Tain). Peacefully, in Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on Monday, 25th January, 2021, Annabell Rose, 14 Knockbreck Avenue, Tain, (retired primary school teacher), beloved wife of George, dearly loved mother of Sheila and Peter and mother-in-law of Mark and Aileen, much loved granny of Megan, Lucy, Euan and Molly, dear sister of Wilma and loved by all the extended family and friends. A graveside service will be held in Daviot Cemetery, on Thursday, 4th February, at 1.30pm. For those wishing to pay their respects the cortège will leave from the family home, 14 Knockbreck Avenue, Tain, at 12 noon. No flowers please but donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for the Highland Hospice or sent to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain or by bacs to s/c 83-27-35 a/c 00254580. Reference The Late Annabell.
BUNCE - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 21st January, 2021, Liz Bunce, aged 57 years, (former employee D W Sports and Poundstretcher), much loved wife of James, dearly loved mum to Mary-Jane, James, Chris and Andrew, adored granny to Nathen, Katie and Autumn, a dear sister, sister-in-law, auntie, mother-in-law, and a much loved friend and neighbour. A private family ceremony will be held on Wednesday, 3rd February, at 11am, in Inverness Crematorium. Family flowers only please. A donation in memory of Liz can be made directly to Cancer Research UK. Live stream link available from www.johnfraserandson.com/family-notices
URQUHART - Peacefully, in the loving care of the Highland Hospice, on 26th January, 2021. Alison Urquhart (nee Lytham), 14 Towerhill Crescent, Inverness, aged 51 years. Much loved mum of Ross and Katie, adored friend of Andrew and Tracy, sister, aunt and good friend to many. Funeral service on Monday, 1st February at 2pm, in the funeral home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness, under Government guidelines. The service will live stream at www.williamtfraserandson.co.uk. Interment of ashes will take place on Friday, 5th February, 2021 at 1.30pm, in Tomnahurich Cemetery. Donations in Alison's memory are invited for the Highland Hospice and can be forwarded to the funeral directors. Alison would appreciate a splash of red, her favourite colour.
BLACK - On Tuesday, 26th January, 2021, at home in Biggar, we said goodbye to the head of our family, Hugh Finlayson Black. Devoted husband and soulmate of Lydia, adored father of Andrew, Leah, Ruth and Anna and loved and respected by their partners Andrew, Greg, Jon and Gary. A magical Gramps to Murdo and Torran who doted on him and made his eyes sparkle with love. He was a strong and quiet influence in all our lives and his greatest wish was for us to be happy in his company and in his absence. A gentle and kind man, he now has the peace and beauty that he had in life. Formerly of Southside Place, Inverness, he will be dearly missed and remembered by his wider family and many friends.