Announcements – 25th April 2019

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DEATHS
LAWSON – Peacefully at Lorn and Islands Hospital, Oban on April 21, 2019, in his 93rd year, William (Bill) Lawson, loving husband to Nessie, a dear father, father-in-law, Papa and Old Papa. Sadly missed.
MACLEOD – Ella. Passed away peacefully, at Bankview Care Home on April 15, 2019. Ella Laing (née Donald), aged 97, devoted wife of the late Rev. Wm. J. MacLeod. A dearly loved mother of Christeen and Neil, grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral Service took place at Falkirk Crematorium on Thursday, April 25. Retiral collection, if desired, to be shared between Bankview Patients Comfort Fund and Alzheimer Scotland.
McLACHLAN – Peacefully, at the home of her son, Creag Bhan, Oban, on April 17, 2019, Annie Campbell Watson, in her 89th year, 62 Limecraigs Road, Campbeltown, dearly beloved wife of the late William McLachlan, devoted mum of Stuart and the late Wilma, cherished grandma to Rebecca, much loved sister of Flora, Renee and the late Malcolm and a special mum-in-law to Christine and Robert. Funeral service in the Highland Parish Church, today Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 1.00pm, thereafter to Kilkerran Cemetery. Friends please accept this intimation and invitation. Family flowers only please. A retiral collection will be held in aid of the Macmillan Nurses, Oban and the Marie Curie Fund.
SHAW – Suddenly on April 19, 2019, William (Willie), aged 75 years, much loved and loving husband of Rhona (née McKerrell), devoted father to William and Ailsa, father-in-law to Fiona and Colin, adored Papa of Callum, Blair, Fraser and Murray and dear brother of Archie. Sorely missed.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
BETTRIDGE – The family of the late Jean Valerie Bettridge would like to thank all the relatives, friends and neighbours for the many expressions of sympathy and kindness they showed at their recent sad loss. Our special thanks to the staff at the Belford Hospital for the care shown to Jean over the past few weeks, to Morag Muirhead for the lovely service and to all those who attended. Thank you to John McLellan Funeral Directors for their support and professional care and McDonald brothers for the beautiful flowers. The sum of £356.02 was raised for Lochaber Macmillan nurses and Star for Harris – thank you all who gave so generously.

MEMORIAMS
BLACK – Precious memories of my dear husband Donnie, who passed away on April 26, 2016. Loving dad of Carol and Andrew, dear grandfather and great-grandfather. We think about you every day.
– Inserted by his loving wife Jean.
BROWN – Memories of a dear wife and mother Rena, who died April 26, 2013.
In life we loved you dearly
In death we love you still
In our hearts you hold a place
No one else will ever fill
– Donald, Colin, Donna and families.
CAMPBELL – In loving memory of my dear father and grandpa, Neil Cowan Campbell, formerly of Tiraghoil, who died on April 21, 2012.
Forever in our thoughts.
– Inserted by his loving daughter Ann, Angus, Lorne, Gordon, Gillian.
Ardness, Tiraghoil, Bunessan, Mull.
CAMPBELL – In loving memory of our son and brother Michael, who died April 25, 2018, aged 48.
– From Mum, Dad, Gordon and Brian.
PENROSE – In loving memory of Tommy, precious son and brother, who died April 22, 2018.
Love you always.
– Mum.
A special brother, miss you forever.
– Love Marion.
A nephew and cousin who is sadly missed.
– Marion, Peter and families.
JOHNSTON – John Harry Trivett, April 22, 2015.
We miss you more than words can say
You live on in our hearts every day.
Sleep easy John Boy
– Love Mum, Dad, Eilidh and Janine xxx
KERR – Precious memories of our darling son, brother, brother-in-law and uncle Jamie, who died April 30, 2015.
Our lives will never be the same again.
– Lots of love Mum and Dad, John and Danielle and Jack, Olivia, Amanda and David, Jordan, Ashleigh xxx
MAXWELL – In loving memory of Marjory Maxwell, who died April 21, 2018.
Always in our thoughts.
– From her family and friends.
ROBERTSON – Remembering my cousin John (Lochaline), who died April 28, 2008.
– Catherine, Stonehaven.
STEELE – Precious memories of our sister Morven, who died April 20, 1984.
– Morag and Alan.
STEWART – In loving memory of a dear father and grandfather, Jimmy, who died April 25, 1989.
Gone are the days we used to share,
but in our hearts you are always there.
– Catherine, Kenneth, Margaret and families.