Announcements – 13th June, 2019

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DEATHS

BLACK – Rosemary (Roma) née Nelson, died peacefully after a short illness at the Lorn and Islands Hospital on Monday, June 3, 2019, aged 83. Beloved wife of the late Donald Malcolm Black, Achnacroish, Lismore, much loved mother and granny. Thanks to all the staff in Ward B & I for their excellent care and kindness to Roma. Thanks to Rev Iain Barclay for the wonderful service for Roma and to Duncan Gunn, Anne Livingstone and to Kiki MacColl and her staff. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks for all the cards, calls and messages received at this sad time. A collection at the funeral has raised £613.10 and will be given to the Lismore Granny Bus, a service which allowed her to keep her independence to the last. Huge thanks to all the volunteer drivers and to all who enabled Roma to continue to live in her own home.

CAMPBELL – Peacefully at Lorn and Islands Hospital, Oban on Monday June 10, 2019, aged 88 years, Ann loving widow of Archie “Brochan” Campbell, Ardchattan, much loved mum of Ronnie, John and Sheila.  Funeral will take place from St. Modan’s Church, Benderloch on Monday, June 17 at 1.00 pm, thereafter to Achnaba Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Retiring collection/donations if desired for Club Nan Caraidean and Oban Lifeboat Station.

CAMPBELL – Frances, peacefully passed away at home in Corpach on Monday,  June 10, 2019, aged 76 years. Beloved wife of James and adored mum of Caroline. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, June 18 at 11am in Kilmallie Parish Church Corpach thereafter to Glen Nevis Cemetery.  Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Craig Nevis District Nurses. All friends respectfully invited.

DONOVAN/MCINTYRE  – Patrick, Jenny, Rose and Tim announce with immense sadness the death of their dearly loved mum and partner Terry Ann Donovan, following a sudden illness at home on Sunday, June 9. Sister to Sarah,  and daughter of Rita and the late Pat Donovan, Brixton, South London. So much missed by us all. The family would like to thank the ambulance crews and the staff at Oban Hospital for their caring and professional assistance on Sunday.

MATTHEWS – Barrie, at New Victoria Hospital on May 25, 2019, beloved husband of the late Margaret, formerly of Burnside, Isle of Coll, caring father of Janice, Patricia and Alan, dear brother of Joy Green. Funeral service on Friday June 14 at Daldowie Crematorium at 1.45pm. Family flowers only please. Dad and Mum together again.

McGUIRE – Peacefully after a short illness, Morag, at the Lorn and Islands Hospital on June 9, 2019, a dear wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend, sadly missed

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

MACMILLAN – Shonnie and family of the late Peggy would like to express their sincere gratitude to family neighbours, friends and wider community for their kindness and support following the loss of my beloved wife, our dear mum, grandmother and great-grandmother for cards, letters, flowers, phone calls and expressions of sympathy shown at this sad time. Sincere thanks to Dr. Bird and staff at South Uist Medical Practice; the medical team at Uist and Barra Hospital for their care and attention to Peggy during her short illness; also ambulance service for their attention. Thanks to Fr. Ross for celebrating a lovely Requiem Mass and prayers at the graveside and to Fr. Michael for spiritual support and prayers. To organist Joanne, choir and alter servers, undertaker Neil MacIntyre for his professional and sensitive care, gravediggers for their help and support and to Sandy Stevens for the lovely order of service. Our sincere thanks to Polocher Inn for their catering and hospitality. 409 Smerclate.

McKILLOP – The family of the late Bill McKillop would like to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for their many kind expressions of sympathy and support, cards, flowers, phone calls and visits received on their recent sad loss.  Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Newcraigs Clava Ward, Inverness for the care given to Bill. Grateful and heartfelt thanks to Ian at D & A Munn for his guidance and professional handling of funeral arrangements.  Finally thanks to Donald MacKinnon for the lovely service attended by so many.  The sum of £573.45 was raised for Alzheimers Scotland Local Branch.

MEMORIAMS

FERGUSON – Precious memories of a dear husband, dad and grampa Angus, died June 11, 1993.

– Catherine and family.

KING – In loving memory of Margaret King, who died June 13, 2018.

Loving mother-in-law, nana and great-nana.

Always in our thoughts.

Loved and missed everyday.

– Love, Rosemary, Michael, Catherine and Freya.

KING – Treasured memories of Margaret, who died June 13,  2018, a dear wife and mother, in our thoughts daily.

Sorely missed.

– Victor and David.

LANGLEY – Treasured memories of Stewart, who passed away on June 12, 2011.

Loving husband of Ann, much loved father of Craig.

Missing you always.

Also remembering loved ones gone before and after.

– Ann and Craig, Tiree and Exmouth.

MACALLISTER – In loving memory of our dear parents, grandparents and great-grandparents, Margaret who passed away June 17, 1995 and William who passed  away July 20, 1996.

Always in our thoughts

Forever in our hearts.

– Phemie, Margaret, John, Fay and family.

MACINNES – Precious memories of my husband Jackie, who died June 16, 2016.

So sadly missed.

– Marina.

MACPHERSON – In loving memory of a dear husband and father, Gordon, who died June 16, 1990. Also a dear son and brother, Royal Marine Commando, Gordon Cameron, killed in action during the Falklands conflict, June 12, 1982.

Memories keep you ever near us

Though you both left us years ago.

– Dorothy, David and Jean.

ROBERTSON – In loving memory of Mary, who passed away June 18, 2010, a dear wife, mum, mum-in-law, granny and sister.

– Billy and family.