BARRACLOUGH (Kinlochbervie) - Peacefully, at Cathay Care Home, Forres, on Tuesday, 8th October, Edna (née Millar), aged 98 years, of 3 Mackenzie Square. A beloved wife of the late Clarence, a much loved mother of Marjory, Marilyn, Stuart and the late Jimmy and John, a devoted and much loved grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral arrangements to be announced later. Sadly missed.
MACDONALD (Lairg) - Peacefully, in Migdale Hospital, Bonar Bridge, on Sunday, 6th October, 2019, George Macdonald, of 20 Ord Place, Lairg, beloved and loving husband of Ella, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Gerald and Helen, much loved grandad of Hamish and Katie, dear great-grandad of Arien, loving brother of Hamish and William and loved by all the extended family and friends. Funeral service was held in Lairg Free Church on Thursday, 10th October, thereafter to Lairg Cemetery. All enquiries to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
RHODES - Peacefully, in hospital in Greenock, Sylvia, aged 95 years, late of 'Rhian', by Lairg. Dear mother of Rosemary and Joy, grandmother of five and great-grandmother of seven. Will be sadly missed after enjoying a long and full life.
DONNELLY (Dingwall) - It is with much regret and sadness we have to announce the death of Kevin Donnelly, aged 54 years, beloved son of Iain and Gladys, much loved brother of Stevie and sadly missed by extended family and friends. Funeral on Friday, 4th October, 11.00am from St Clements Church, Dingwall.
ROSS - (Edderton) Peacefully, in Migdale Hospital, Bonar Bridge, on Wednesday, 11th September, 2019, following an illness borne with great courage, Lorna June Manson, Little Dallas, Edderton, beloved and loving wife of Paterson, devoted mother of Gillian, Aileen and the late Andrew, a much loved nana, dear sister of Pam, a loving auntie and loved by all the extended family and friends. Funeral service will be held in Edderton Parish Church, on Saturday, 14th September, at 11.00am, thereafter to Edderton Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please but donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for Edderton Parish Church funds and Migdale Hospital, Bonar Bridge or sent to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
COWIE - Peacefully, at Mull Hall Nursing Home, Invergordon, on Monday, 9th September, 2019, Thomas Sutherland Cowie, Marrel, Helmsdale, husband of the late Georgina Mackenzie and dear father of Thomas, David, George, Marie and grandfather. Funeral service from Bunillidh Church, Helmsdale, on Saturday, 14th September, at 11.00am, thereafter to Helmsdale Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only.
WHYTE - (Durness) Kathleen, Lawrence and the family of the late John Denis Whyte, Morvada, would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the support and kind expressions of sympathy after their recent sad loss of John. To the staff at ward 7A Raigmore and Migdale Hospital for their kindness and care given to John. Special thanks to the Rev. Andrea Boyes for her lovely comforting services, to K MacRae & Sons for their guidance and efficient funeral arrangements, also to Sango Sands Oasis for excellent refreshments. Finally thanks to those, some of whom travelled a distance, who attended the services and generously donated £142.50 to Heart Research.
ROSS - (Embo) George Munro Ross, aged 85 years, passed away peacefully at his home, Gate Street, Embo, with his family by his side on Friday, 23rd August, 2019. Beloved husband of Margaret Ross (nee Docherty), loving father of Elspeth and Sharon, much loved father-in-law of Forbes and Munro, dearly loved granda and great-granda who will be very sadly missed by all. Funeral service will be held in Dornoch Free Church on Monday, 2nd September, 2019, commencing at 1pm, thereafter to Proncynain Burial Ground. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but a donation, if so desired, may be made at the service for Dornoch Medical Practice and Alzheimer Scotland. Enquiries to MacKay & Macaskill, Dornoch. Tel. 01862 810492.
COGHILL - (Bonar Bridge) Peacefully in The Meadows Nursing Home, Dornoch on Thursday 15th August 2019, Mary V M Miller, 6 Tulloch Road, Bonar Bridge, beloved wife of the late Jim, loving mother of Brian and the late Betty and James, a much loved gran and great gran, a dearly loved sister, mother-in-law, aunt and loved by all the extended family and friends. A graveside service was held in Creich Cemetery, Bonar Bridge on Tuesday 20th August. All enquiries to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
ROSS - (Glenmoriston/Ardgay) Irene Meiklejohn, aged 72 years, passed away peacefully at home on 20th August 2019, wife of John, mother of Ingrid and Aileen, sister of Isobel and Alan. Funeral ceremony on Monday 2nd September at 11am in Inverness Crematorium. All welcome to attend. No flowers please. Donations are invited for the RNLI at the ceremony or forwarded to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, IV1 1NA.
KENNARD - (Dornoch) Sadly, Andrew David, of Balnapolaig Farmhouse, Dornoch, died on Friday 16th August in the loving presence of his family. Darling husband of Sheila and father of Bertie, Arabella and Alexander. Following a private interment, Andrew's funeral service will be held at Dornoch Cathedral on Thursday 29th August at 2pm, to which all are invited. Enquiries to MacKay and Macaskill, Dornoch. Tel. 01862 810492.
MACLEAN - (North Kessock/Helmsdale) At home, in the presence of her family, on 14th August, 2019, Linda Maclean (née Sutherland), aged 59 years, North Kessock, formerly 16 Golf Road, Helmsdale. Funeral details in later edition of press or from the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, Tel 01463 233366.
MACKAY - Peacefully, in Dunbar Hospital, Thurso, on Tuesday, 13th August, 2019, Norma, aged 87 years, of 106 Midtown, Talmine. Beloved wife of the late Angus, much loved mum of Norman, Colin and the late John, a loving grandmother of Natasha, Lianne, Matthew and Iona and great-grandmother of Erin and Molly. Funeral service within Melness Church of Scotland, on Friday, 23rd August, service commencing at 11.00am, to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, may be given at the service in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Thereafter private cremation.
TRAILL - Peacefully, at The Meadows Nursing Home, Dornoch, on Saturday 4th August, Edith (née Daws) beloved wife of the late Francis Traill, mother of Carol, Tony (deceased), Sheila and Patricia, grandmother of Ruth, Ben, Hannah and Julia, great grandmother of Ruaridh. Funeral service in Bunillidh Church, Helmsdale on Monday 19th August at 12 noon, thereafter to Helmsdale Cemetery to which all relatives and friends are respectfully invited.
NAPIER - Alison Frances Napier, writer, musician and social work practitioner, on 8th August, at Cornhill Macmillan Centre, Perth Royal Infirmary, aged 61 years. Beloved partner and soulmate of Susan Price, much loved daughter of Ross and the late Frances Napier, dearest sister to Judith and lovely auntie to Franny. Admired, loved and greatly missed by friends and colleagues. Funeral at Perth Crematorium on Monday 19th August at 3pm to which all are respectfully invited. Family flowers only, but donations to Maggie’s Centre, Dundee.
HART - (Lairg) Peacefully in Migdale Hospital, Bonar Bridge, after a short illness borne with dignity on Friday 26th July 2019, Agnes 'Nancy' McDougall Scott, beloved wife of the late George and loved by all the extended family and friends. Remains have been donated for research. A service of thanksgiving will be held in Lairg Parish Church on Saturday 31st August at 1 pm to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please but donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for Lairg Parish Church Funds or sent to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
BREMNER - (Golspie) Moira Bremner, suddenly but peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on Friday 2nd August, 2019, aged 68. Much loved wife of Dennis, mum to Brian, Barry and Keith, mother-in-law to Catriona, Jennifer and Vinny, granny to Zack, Holly, Kai, Mai and Alexandra. Great friend to many in the local community. A Humanist service will be held to celebrate her life in the Stag's Head Hotel at 1pm today, Friday 9th August. All welcome - bright and casual dress. Donations, if desired, to Cancer Research.
EVANS - (Dornoch) Peacefully in the Cambusavie Unit, Lawson Memorial Hospital, Golspie on Friday 26th July 2019, John Philip Evans, Ben Tarvie, Balnapolaig Muir, Dornoch, beloved husband of Gill and loved by all the extended family and friends. Funeral service will be held in Dornoch Cathedral on Tuesday 6th August at 1pm thereafter to Proncynain Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Enquiries to Alasdair Rhind Funeral Director, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
AMOS - (Formerly Achfary now Lairg) After a long illness Jonothan, aged 52 years, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday 25th July 2019. Much loved husband of Amanda and a loving dad to Daniel, Tom, Callum and Eilidh. Funeral ceremony will be held in Inverness Crematorium on Monday, 5th August, 2019, commencing at 12 noon. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please but a donation, if desired, may be given at the service for Anthony Nolan. Enquiries to MacKay & Macaskill, Dornoch. Tel. 01862 810492.
GOODALE - Peacefully after a short illness, at the Queen Margaret Hospice, Dunfermline on Monday 22nd July 2019, surrounded by his family, Richard Goodale aged 72. Beloved husband of Josie, much loved dad of Caitlin, Melissa and the late Lindsay, dear brother to Susie and Jonathan and cherished uncle, brother-in-law and son-in-law, sadly missed by family and friends on both sides of the Atlantic. A celebration of Richard’s life will be held at Dunfermline Crematorium on Tuesday 6th August at 1.15pm, to which all friends and neighbours are respectfully invited. A reception will be held afterwards at Garvock House Hotel. At Richard's request there will also be drinks at Aberdour Golf Club from 6pm in the evening to which all are cordially invited. Family flowers only, please. Donations to Cancer Research UK or Maggie's Centre on retiral, if desired. Please feel free to wear whichever colours you prefer.