CALDER - (Invergordon) Peacefully in The County Hospital, Invergordon on Thursday 30th May 2019, surrounded by her loving family, Henrietta Maclennan, flat 3, 67 Clyde Street, Invergordon beloved wife of the late Willie Calder, dearly loved mother of Janey, Claire, David, Donnie and Tanya, dear mother-in-law of Lahsen, Gemma and Lauren, much loved granny hen of Ellie, Robbie, Leon, Thomas, Zack, Rory and Bailey, loving sister of Joan, Donnie and the late Hector and loved by all the extended family and friends. Funeral service will be held in Rosskeen Free Church, Achnagarron, Invergordon on Saturday 8th June at 10.45am. Thereafter to Rosskeen Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please but donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for The County Hospital, Invergordon, Rosskeen Toddlers and The Little Nippers at The Capstone or sent to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
LELIGDOWICZ - (Achfary) George, on 22nd May, 2019, loved and loving husband of Priscilla, after a long illness, borne with fortitude. Private cremation.
MACKENZIE - (Kiltarlity, Skerray, Inverness) In the compassionate care of the Isobel Fraser Residential Home on Friday 24th May, 2019, Addie MacKenzie, aged 95 years. Beloved husband of the late Ishbel, loving father of Kathleen, dear grandfather, uncle, loyal and respected friend of many. Born and raised Allarburn, Kiltarlity, ex-Councillor Tongue and Farr, JP, director of Nursing Central Scotland and Inverness, last surviving war time Lovat Scout, Lovat Shinty Club legend. Funeral service on Monday 3rd June at 12 noon in the Funeral Home of William T Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness, thereafter going home to rest in Tomnacross Cemetery. All welcome. Refreshments to follow in the New Lovat Shinty Pavilion.
MACDONALD - (Inverness & Brora) Peacefully and with great dignity at home, on Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019, Ian MacDonald, aged 62 years. Loving husband of Laura, very dear father, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Funeral service to be held on Friday, 31st May, at 11.00 am, in the Funeral Home of William T. Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness, followed by a private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations invited for Maggie's Highland.
EWAN - (Golspie) Betty Margaret Ewan passed away on 21st May, 2019, beloved wife of the late Duncan Ewan, Limberlost, Golspie. At peace after the trials of a long battle with a cruel condition. Sadly missed by son Alan and daughter-in-law Helen. Funeral to be held on Monday 27th May, 2019, at 1pm at St Andrew's Church, Golspie.
CRAVEN - (Eaton) Sue Craven much loved wife of Lt Commander Rupert Craven RN, of Swordly West, Bettyhill died on 9th May 2019 at Caithness General Hospital. Funeral service on Monday 27th May 2019 at 1pm at Bettyhill Church of Scotland, followed by interment at Clachan Cemetery. Family flowers only please and donations if desired to Hearing Dogs for Deaf People (SC040486).
ROSS - (Nedd) Peacefully in Loch Broom House, Ullapool on Monday 6th May, 2019, Emily Ross, beloved wife of John, a much loved mum of Heather, a dearly loved nana and loved by all the extended family and friends. Funeral service will be held in Inverness Crematorium on Tuesday 14th May at 12 noon. To which all friends are respectfully invited. No flowers please. Enquiries to Alasdair Rhind Funeral Director, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
BEAN - (Brora) Passed away peacefully at home at 2 Ben Mailey Gardens, Brora on Monday 6th May, 2019, Alice beloved wife of the late James, loving mum to Allan & Helen, mother-in-law, granny and great granny. Funeral service to take place at Clyne Church of Scotland Brora at 11.30am on Thursday 16th May, 2019, thereafter to Inverness Crematorium Small Chapel at 2pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired can be given in lieu at the Church door in aid of The Day Care Centre at Seaforth House, Golspie.
COWIE (Helmsdale) - Peacefully at her home, 17 Golf Road, Helmsdale, on Friday 3rd May, 2019, Mary Jane Cowie (née Harper), beloved wife of the late William Cowie (Wyms), much loved mother of Ann, William, Donna and the late Jean, dear sister, mother-in-law, granny, great-granny and great great-granny. At rest.
WRIGHT - (Dornoch) Peacefully at the Cambusavie Unit, Golspie, Norman John Duncan on Thursday 11th April, much loved husband of Susan, father of Alison, Anne and Neil, grandfather, brother and uncle. Private cremation at his own request. All enquiries to Alasdair Rhind Funeral Director, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
CLUBB - (Camore, Dornoch) Sandra passed away peacefully, in her 80th year, surrounded by her family after a short illness. Beloved wife of George, loving mum, granny and great granny. Funeral service will be held in Dornoch Cathedral on Tuesday, 16th April, 2019, commencing at 1pm, thereafter to Proncynain Burial Ground. All friends respectfully invited. Flowers welcome please, but a donation, if so desired, may be made at the service for Dornoch Medical Practice. Enquiries to Mairi Russell Funeral Services. Tel. 01349 880901.
CHESTER (Strathy, then Brora) Peacefully at Oversteps Care Home, Dornoch on Tuesday 9th April 2019, Joan Chester, aged 78 years, dearly loved wife of the late Peter, loving mother of Sally and Robert. Enquiries to J G Mackenzie, Funeral Director, Tel. 01349 830684.
REID (Tongue) - Peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, 6th April, 2019, Helen Munro (Nellie), aged 92 years, beloved wife of the late Hugh Reid, 53 Braetongue. A much loved mother of Frances, Wilma, Hugh and Ian and a devoted grandmother. Interred Tongue Cemetery, on Thursday, 11th April. Sadly missed.
COLLINGS - (Golspie) It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Carol Collings, peacefully at Raigmore Hospital on 29th March, 2019, aged 74. Dearly loved wife of David and sister to David Barnes. Devoted mother to Emma, Julie, Lynn and Zoe, grandmother to Cameron, Madeleine, Rory, Carmen, Eva and Billy. Loved by all her extended family and friends. Funeral service on Tuesday 9th April, 2019 at Inverness Crematorium at 12 noon followed by a celebration of life at Fountain Road Church Hall, Golspie at 3pm. All friends warmly welcome at both. Family flowers only, donations to the Brain Tumour Charity or contact Golspie Funeral Directors.
MILLS - (Rogart) Passed away peacefully on Monday 25th March, 2019, Robert, of St Callan's Old Manse, Rogart, beloved husband of Caroline, devoted dad to Selina and Kassia and a friend to many. A private interment will be held and thereafter a celebration of the life of Robert will be held on Saturday 6th April, 2019, at 12 noon at Dornoch Cathedral, donations if desired may be given in aid of Raigmore Hospital Inverness & Asthma UK.
DINGWALL (Bonar Bridge) - Peacefully at 4.30am, on Sunday, 24th March, 2019, Alex Dingwall slipped away. Whilst we mourn his passing, let us not forget the enduring struggle he fought with fortitude, humility and humour; bolstered by the love of his dear family and friends and in the excellent care of all the medical staff of NHS Highland and Grampian. May the arms of the angels carry you safe to God's hands. Rest now my darling Dudie xx. Alex's funeral service will be held at Dornoch Cathedral on Monday, 1st April, 2019, commencing at 1.00pm, thereafter to Creich Cemetery, Bonar Bridge. All friends respectfully invited. Family request for men to dress in kilts. Family flowers only please but a donation, if so desired, can be made at the service for the Macmillan Suite, Raigmore Hospital and Friends of the Neuro Ward, ARI. Enquiries to Mairi Russell Funeral Services, Tel:01349 880901.
GUNN (Embo/Dornoch) - Peacefully, in The Meadows Nursing Home, Dornoch, on Tuesday, 26th March, 2019, Alexander "Sandy" Gunn, (formerly of 28 Gate Street, Embo), beloved husband of the late Diana, much loved father of Helen, loving grandad, great-grandad, a dear brother, brother-in-law, uncle and loved by all the extended family and friends. Funeral service will be held in Migdale Free Church, Bonar Bridge, on Saturday, 30th March, at 11.00am, thereafter to Proncynain Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. No flowers please but donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for The Meadows Patient Comfort Fund and Dornoch Health Centre or sent to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
MANSON - Passed away at home, on Friday, 22nd March, 2019, Geoffrey John Macleod Manson (John), of Hamnavoe, Kinlochbervie, beloved husband of the late Margaret, much loved big brother to Betty and Lindy, a dear brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. Funeral service at Kinlochbervie Church of Scotland, on Monday, 1st April, 2019, at 1.00pm, followed by a graveside service at Stenness Cemetery, Orkney, on Tuesday, 2nd April, 2019, at 1.00pm. All friends and family respectfully invited. Donations to the British Heart Foundation.
STEWART (Tongue) - Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on Wednesday, 20th March, 2019, Fiona MacGowan, aged 60 years, beloved wife of Andrew Stewart, 11 Varrich Place, Tongue. A much loved mother of Debbie and Darren. Funeral service in Inverness Crematorium, on Monday, 1st April, at 1.00pm. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, at the service for the Great Daffodil Appeal. Sadly missed.
CAIRNCROSS - (Scourie) Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on Thursday 7th March 2019, Glenda Margaret Cairncross, aged 65 years, beloved partner of John Ross, 2 Handa Terrace, Scourie. A much loved sister of Clive. Funeral service from Scourie Free Church on Saturday 16th March at 12 noon, thereafter to Scourie Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, at the service for Ward 7A Raigmore Hospital. Sadly missed.