Announcements – 4th April 2019

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MARRIAGES
JARMAN – LOMAX – On March 30, 2019 in Oxford the Reverend Christopher (Kit) Jarman to Mrs Catherine Lomax. With gratitude to our many friends in Oban and Appin whom we leave behind, with a special commendation to the phenomenal team at Care Plus.
DEATHS
BURBERRY – Peacefully, at home in Comrie, Perthshire (formerly of Appin), on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Lillian Margaret, aged 86 years, much loved wife of the late Newman Burberry, devoted mother of Alyson, David and Murray, cherished grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral service has taken place.
DOUGALL – John William MacDonald Dougall (Iain). March 31, 1946 – March 25, 2019. Beloved husband of Carol, much loved father of Shona, Andy, Ewan and the late Ally, dear grandpa of Molly and Rhuaridh. Iain died just before his 73rd birthday after a long illness that became acute only a few weeks ago. He was cared for at home until the last few hours when he was transferred to Craignure hospital. The family would like to express their thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff at Bunessan surgery, and to the team of carers who came over on their days off. Thanks to the ambulance staff and doctor and nurses at Craignure. His funeral was held in Iona Parish Church on Tuesday, April 2 followed by interment in the Iona graveyard. If you would like to make a donation to the British Heart Foundation in Iain’s memory, that would be greatly appreciated.
MACDOUGALL – Douglas. After a long illness, aggressively fought, Douglas (Duggie, Dougie, MacDook) MacDougall (Lismore) died peacefully at home on Saturday, March 30, 2019, age 65. Thanks to all at Port Appin Surgery, and all nurses who cared for him throughout his illness. Funeral will be held at Lismore Parish Church at 1.00pm on Friday, April 5. Retiring collection in aid of Lismore Parish Church and Macmillan Cancer Support. Family flowers only.
MACLELLAN – Peter, (Melrose, formerly South Uist). Peacefully, at Borders General Hospital, on March 27, 2019, Peter, dearest husband of Mairi, beloved father of Andrina and proud and adoring grandfather of Ben and Sophie. Funeral service at St. Cuthbert’s High Cross Catholic Church, Melrose on Monday, April 8 at 12.00noon. An interment will then be held at Hallan Cemetery, South Uist on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 11.30am, to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. There will be a collection after the service for the Margaret Kerr Unit in appreciation of the outstanding care and kindness Peter received there.
McINTYRE – James, of Bowman Court, Craignure, Isle of Mull and formerly of The Craig, Salen, died gently at home on Tuesday, March 26. There will be a farewell service at the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club, Rhu, G84 8NG at 1pm on Monday April 8.
McMONAGLE – William (Bill). Peacefully in Forth Valley Royal Hospital on Thursday, March 28, 2019, Bill of Thornhill formerly of Oban. Beloved husband of the late Mary, much loved dad of Mandy, Mary, Hugh, Catherine and Agnes, grandpa and great-grandpa to the family. Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 8, 2019 in Perth Crematorium at 2pm. To which all family and friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland.
McNIVEN – Suddenly and peacefully at home in Lagavulin, Peter, aged 76yrs, beloved husband of Isobel, née Rice, much loved father of Louise and Karen and devoted Grampa to Katie and Lucy and much loved uncle and good friend to many. Simply The Best. Funeral service was held in Round Church Bowmore, on Tuesday April 2, 2019 followed by interment in Bowmore Cemetery, Islay.
ROSS – Peacefully at home after a short illness, surrounded by her family on March 27, 2019, Mary (Maimie) Louise Ross (neé Macdonald), aged 83 years. Formerly of Glencoe and Fort William. Funeral service at St Andrews Church, Fort William on Thursday April 4 at 1pm thereafter to St Johns Church Cemetery, Ballachulish. All friends and family respectfully invited. Family flowers only. Donations for the British Heart Foundation welcome at the service.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
FILES – Anne. Tia and Dale would like to thank family, friends and neighbours who have supported mum and us over the last 16 months. With cards, visits, phone calls and lifts up and down to Glasgow, you all made it a bit easier for mum. To the Beatson, Connel Surgery, Macmillan and District nurses, the carers and patient transport, a big thank you for looking after mum. Thanks to Rev. Dugald Cameron for a beautiful and comforting service, to Catriona and staff at Hoeys for their support and going that extra mile, to Moreen Gracie for the lovely flowers and the Royal Hotel for the catering. Finally a big thank you to the people of Oban for giving mum the send off she deserved both at the church and graveside. The magnificent sum of £1307.79 was donated for the Beatson Wellbeing Centre.
LIVETT – Lois and the family of the late Richard Livett Snr. would like to thank all our relatives, neighbours and many friends for their wonderful support, kind words, beautiful flowers and many cards following the sad loss of Richard aka Grandpa. We would like to make a special mention to the team of “Buddies” who helped Richard through his long illness. Our thanks also to all the staff of the Belford Hospital, to Kate Atchley for conducting a lovely service in Inverness, to all at McLellans Funeral Directors for their care and attention to detail and to everyone who came to the party to give a good send off, as per Richard’s wishes. The generous sum of £100 was kindly donated to the RNLI.
MACKENZIE – Sammy, Ann, Margaret, William, Iain and Sam would like to thank most sincerely all family, friends and neighbours, past and present, for their support, kindness, cards, flowers and messages of sympathy following the sad passing of our lovely wife and mum Jean. Grateful appreciation is extended to all those who attended the service at St. Andrews Church and the generous donations received for the benefit of Alzheimer’s Scotland, to Reverend Alexander Guinness for his kind and comforting ministrations and to Jamie, Beth and Kevin for their compassion, and caring and dignified funeral arrangements. Thanks too to the carers who visited Jean regularly and brightened up her, and our, day with their friendly nature and acts of kindness, and to Meg and the staff of the Railway Club for catering for us, and where over the years Jean and Sammy enjoyed many a social occasion with friends and family.
MACPHERSON – Alasdair and family would like to express their deep gratitude for the wonderful kindness and support of all friends and neighbours over the period of Margaret’s illness and passing. Thanks to Rev. Dugald Cameron for his uplifting and comforting service and all who attended. Grateful thanks also to the staff of North Argyll House, who lovingly cared for Margaret in her declining years. Thanks also for the many flowers, cards and letters received. We would also like thank Ian at D&A Munn funeral directors for his help, guidance, care and efficiency. Donations to North Argyll House amounted £456.20.
MEMORIAMS
BRADY – In everlasting memory of Jacky, a treasured partner, who passed away on April 8, 2018.
It was sad to walk the road alone
Instead of side by side
But to all there comes a moment
When the waves of life divide
Although you cannot be here with me
We are truly not apart
Until I take my final breath
You’ll be living in my heart
Fondest love.
– Janette and family
CLARK – Remembering with love my fiancé George, who died April, 7, 2006.
I will always love you.
– Jackie xx.
HEAP – In loving memory of my dear son and our brother Edward Alexander (Eddie) accidentally killed at work on April 4, 1979, aged 18 years.
Those special memories of you
Will always bring a smile
If only we could have you back
For just a little while
Then we could sit and talk again
Just like we used to do
You always meant so very much
And always will do too
The fact you’re no longer here
Will always cause us pain
But you’re forever in our hearts
Until we meet again
Always loved.
– Mum, Robert, Lorraine, Joe and Auntie Peggy xxxxx
MACARTHUR – With loving memories of our mum Morag, who died April 16, 1991.
– From Neil and Lorna.
MACDONALD – In loving memory of Alister, passed away April 1, 1982 and Martha, April 13, 2003.
Time may pass and fade away
But love and memories forever stay.
– Alister and Angus, Cath and family.
McPHAIL – In loving memory of our dear mum, Mary, who passed away on April 3, 2004 and our dear dad, Charlie, who passed away on February 16, 2017. Sadly missed, forever in our thoughts.
John, Sheonaid and Drew, Dalmally
Love and miss you always
Granny and Grandpa.
– Elizabeth and Andrew. xxxx
McPHEE – In loving memory of my husband, father, father-in-law and granda Willie, who died April 8, 2005.
Missed by all the family. RIP.
– From his wife and family at home and away.
MOYES – In loving memory of Flora dearly loved wife of the late Ted Moyes, and treasured mum, mother-in-law and granny, who passed away on March 30, 1990.
Always in our thoughts
Forever in our hearts.
– Anne, Caroline, Ted and families.
PROSSER-MAXWELL – In loving memory of my darling Yvonne, called to Jesus on April 6, 1989, age 3 years.
A rose bud, petals tightly furled was lifted from her mortal clay
And firmly planted in a world where full blooms grow in rich array.
– Love always Mummy.
SKINNER – In loving memory of my dear parents Alec who died April 7, 1977 and my mother Chrissie who died April 3, 2004.
Also my uncles Donnie and Dick and my aunts Ina and Peggy.
– From Richard, Westgrove, Crieff.
SPREADBURY – Precious memories of my beloved mum and nana, Moira, who was reunited with her beloved husband, Charles, on April 5, 2018.
There are simply no words…
Also remembering, dad, Donna, Jordan
Loved always.
– Deirdre, Donald, Craig, Christine, David, Sean and Linzi.
SMITH – In loving memory of a dear husband and dad, Bernard Devlin Smith, died April 3, 2017.
Time slips by and life goes on,
But from our hearts
You’re never gone.
We think about you always,
We talk about you too,
We have so many memories,
But wish we still had you.
– Margory, Ian and Bernie.