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CAMPBELLOn Christmas Day 2016 to David and Charlotte, a son, Tommy Noel.  A wee brother for Euan.  Grateful thanks to all the midwives involved.

FUNERAL notice

ABB- Funeral will take place at Muckairn Parish Church, Taynuilt on Tuesday January 17 at 12.00 noon thereafter to Muckairn Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited to attend.


BEATON – Isabella “Bella” from the Ross of Mull passed away peacefully at home, in Drumbuie, on December 19, 2016 aged 98 years. Wife of the late Hugh (Veek) and much loved mother, mother-in-law and granny. Another light has gone out in the Ross.

BROOKS – Cromdale / Lochaber Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on Monday January 2, 2017, Andrew Brooks of Mamore, Haugh Road, Cromdale. Missed by Helen, a loving father of Freda and John and a doting grandfather to Shiel. All enquiries to Freda on 01479 870420

JOHNSTON – Suddenly at home on January 10, 2017, Duncan, dearly loved husband of the late Margaret, much loved father of Kathleen and Andrew and mother-in-law of Douglas and Louise and beloved grandfather of Fiona, Alasdair, Mairi, Katy, Joseph and Sarah.  May his good soul rest in peace.

MACLELLAN JOHN –  Glenfernate Blairgowrie and formerly Kilellan Islay. Suddenly at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee on Tuesday January 3, 2017 John aged 63 years, dearly loved son of Janet MacKinnon, Port Charlotte and late Sandy MacLellan, dearly beloved husband of Ann, much loved father of late Sandy and Norman, and brother of Mary and Jamie. Funeral service in St Kiarans Church, Port Charlotte, Islay, on Saturday  January 14, at 2.00pm and thereafter to Kilnave Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations at church if desired, to Royal Marine Charitable Trust Fund.

MACLENNAN – (Inverness). Peacefully at Mealmore Lodge Care Home, Daviot on  December 30, 2016, Neil MacLennan aged 78 years (formerly of Cameron Road, Inverness).  Dearly loved husband of the late Katie, much loved dad of Neil.  Funeral ceremony on Friday January 13 at 1.30pm in the funeral home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness, thereafter to Kilvean Cemetery.  All friends respectfully invited.  Floral tributes welcome or donations for Alzheimer Scotland may be given at the ceremony.  Car parking available at the Funeral Home.

MACPHAIL- Peacefully at Lynn of Lorne Nursing Home, Benderloch on December 30, 2016, Evelyn, “Staffa Cottage”, Iona. Mother of Fiona and Alasdair and loving grandmother.

McGREGOR – The family sadly announce the death of Kirsty Gemma on December 30, 2016 aged 13.  Funeral will take place at Cardross Crematorium, Main Road, Cardross, G82 5HD on Monday January 16 2017 at 1.15 pm to which all are welcome.  Family flowers only please.

SCOTT – Michael ( formerly of Barnacarry ), at home in Belford, Northumberland on December 31 aged 70 years. Loving husband to Margaret, much loved father of Beth and Chris and a dear grandfather. Private family cremation but donations if desired to the British Lung Foundation, c/o Charles Mace & Sons, 92 Castlegate, Berwick upon Tweed. TD15 1JX.

SCOTT – William aged 85 passed away peacefully on January 9, 2017 in Ward B, Lorn and Islands Hospital, beloved father of John, Fiona and Robbie and grandfather and great-grandfather.  Forever in our hearts.  No flowers please.


BEATON – The family of the late Bella Beaton wish to thank all family, friends and neighbours for their kindness and support in their sad loss. Thanks to everyone who sent cards, floral tributes and messages of sympathy received during this time. Special thanks to the dedicated team of stay at home carers niece Catriona who looked after her, without them she would not have been able to stay at home as was her wish. Thanks also to the support from Bunessan Surgery (GP’s and District Nurses) for ensuring she was comfortable to the end. We would also like to thank Joyce Watson for her comforting service and Iain MacDougall for efficient funeral arrangements. Thanks also to Linda Cameron and her helpers for a superb spread at Creich Hall. A grateful thanks to those who travelled from near and far to pay their respects despite the cold wind.  A collection at the end of the service for Bunessan Surgery and Creich Church amounted to £520, hopefully it can be put to good use. Thank you all very much.  Lastly, we give thanks to Lynnette at Petals in Oban for the beautiful floral tributes despite the limitations imposed at this time of year..

GUNN – William and the family of the late Janet would like to thank all family and friends for messages of sympathy and support. Special thanks to Glen Mor Medical Practice and district nurses. Mike McFall for efficient funeral arrangements, Morag Muirhead for the lovely service, Railway Club for catering and to all who paid their respects at the church and graveside. The sum of £600 collected will be donated to MS Lochaber.

RENNIE – Pat and family would like to thank everyone for their overwhelming love and support, cards, flowers and gifts following the sudden death of Dave.  We would also like to thank all medical staff, everyone at D & A Munn, The Royal Hotel and the Rev C Fulcher for their care, professionalism and compassion throughout.  Thank you to all who attended the funeral service and graveside.  Over £800 has been raised for ABCD.  Love you forever xx


HILL – James (Jimmy).  Treasured memories of a much loved husband, dad, granda and gramps who passed away January 10, 2016.

One year has passed since that sad day

You closed your eyes and slipped away

You left us quietly without a fuss

And broke the hearts of all of us.

– Your ever loving wife May and all the family.

CAMPBELL Precious memories of Chrissie Campbell who passed away on January 12, 2004.  A dearly loved wife, mum and gran.  Though absent you are very near.

Still loved, still missed and very dear.

– Duncan and family.

CRUICKSHANK – In ever loving memory of Jimmy, a much loved husband, father and grandfather who left us quite suddenly on January 15, 1999.

Though many years have passed

Memories of you will be with us forever.

– Loving wife Kate, sons Iain and Dougie and all the family.

MACDONALD – In loving memory of my dearest niece Eileen Susan, who died January 6, 2008 aged 41.

A daily thought

A silent tear

A constant wish

That you were here

Cherished memories

– Auntie Eileen and cousin Rhea.

MACLEOD – In loving memory of our dearly loved son Douglas who was accidentally drowned at Largs Marina on January 13, 2007.

The call was sudden

The shock severe

To lose a son we loved so dear

As thoughts drift back

As they often do

We cherish the memories we have of you.

– Mum and Dad.

MACMILLAN – In fond and loving memory of our dear son, Mark, who died January 14, 1991 aged 15 years.

The hardest thing in life to bear

Is to want your child and he’s not there. With tears in our eyes we whisper low. We love you Mark and miss you so.

– Love you always Dad and Mum, Ballachulish.xx

MACMILLANSpecial memories of my dear brother Mark. Those we love don’t go away. They walk beside us every day Sadly missed.

– Iain, Frances, Lucy and Cara. xx

MACMILLAN – In Loving Memory of Mark, died January 14, 1991 aged 15. Always in our thoughts.

-Maureen, Andrew & Andrew

MACMILLAN- Our cousin Mark, who died January 14, 1991 aged 15. Miss you always xx -Lynne and family.

MACMILLAN – Mark. Miss you always. Love you.

– Jane xxx

MACPHAIL –  Precious memories of our son and brother Ryan, tragically taken away from us on  January 7, 2003, aged 16 years.

Love and miss you every day.

– Mum, Dad, Jenna and Jason.

MACPHEE – In loving memory of my long term partner and long term friend Dan, who passed away January 11, 2015.

I cannot bring back old days

When we were together

Memories keep us close

Memories last forever.

– Love always Donna xxx.

McGILLIVRAY- In loving memory of my dear mother May (née Wilson), who died January 10, 1995.

A loving mother

So gentle and kind

What a wonderful memory she left behind

Long days, long nights

She bore her pain

To wait for a cure

But all in vain

Till God himself  knew what was best

He took her home and gave her rest.

– Inserted by her loving son Jim and Helen.

ROBERTSON – In loving memory of the late Mary Robertson (née Simpson), wife of the late Iain MacKinnon Robertson of 5 Rockfield Road, Tobermory, who passed away on January 9, 2015.

She is sadly missed and dearly

loved by her daughter Marion and son Niall, sisters Annie (Capewell) and Katie (Weatherall) and all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

SIMPSON – In loving memory of my beloved husband, John, who died suddenly on January 6, 2011.

Always in my thoughts.

-With love from Fiona x

STODDART – Treasured memories of our dear brother Malcolm Livingston passed away January 10, 1972. Loved and remembered always

-From his brothers and sisters