Announcements – August 8, 2019

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GOLDEN WEDDING
WHEELER JAMES – John and Margaret at Coll Parish Church on August 8, 1969.
DEATHS
BELL – Hugh, the dearly beloved husband of Maureen (née Baillie), peacefully passed away surrounded by his loving family on August 1, 2019 in Brisbane, Australia. Much loved son of Angus and Meg, darling brother of the late Sheanac and Chris and dear uncle to the MacEachen family. Dearly loved and will always be in our hearts.
MACDONALD – Kinlochleven. Peacefully, on Saturday, August 3, 2019, Sarah ‘Rae’ MacDonald, aged 76 years. Loving mum of Laura and Alan, much-loved nanny of Lewis and Erin. Funeral service on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 1pm in Kinlochleven Parish Church; thereafter to Inverness Crematorium on Monday, August 12 at 12 noon. Flowers welcome. Donations, if desired, to Lochaber Macmillan Nurses can be given at the church door.
MACLEAN – Peacefully on July 26, 2019, in Canberra Australia, Allan, younger son of the late Allan and Mary Maclean (Polly Gordon), Tigh-an-eas, Oban. Much loved husband of the late Valerie, beloved dad of Morvern and Kirsteen, and young brother of Sheenac and the late Jessie and Donald.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
MACCOLL – Margaret and family would like to thank all relatives and friends for their kind messages, cards and floral tributes at the passing of Mary MacColl. Sincere thanks to all who assisted at the service in Dunbeg Church and a special thanks to Donald Mackinnon for conducting the service with such beautifully chosen words which we will treasure, and to Sileas Sinclair for her lovely music. To Sim and Sons, funeral directors, we are indebted to all the staff who were so kind to the family and who looked after Mary with such dignity before laying her to rest in Pennyfuir. Our thanks to the Royal Hotel who provided us with splendid food and refreshments following the funeral. We will be eternally grateful to Mugdock Care Home who lovingly cared for Mary over the past three years enabling her to achieve her 100th birthday.
MACKINNON – Duncan and Fiona would like to thank relatives and friends for calls, cards, support and attendance at the funeral of Betty MacKinnon. We would also like to thank the staff of Ward A Lorn and Islands Hospital for care in Mum’s final weeks, staff at Etive House Care Home for their care services. Our thanks also to Iain of D&A Munn for his efficient organisation and respect given and Rev. D Cameron for his kind words.
McCLOUNNAN – The family would like to sincerely thank all who attended Nan’s funeral service and burial, and for the flowers received. Special thanks to the staff at Tigh a Rudha. We were overwhelmed by the care Nan received and the support and kindness shown to the family. Special thanks to Myra Brown for the friendship, kindness and support she gave Nan throughout her life and to all friends and neighbours that visited and helped her in her home.
SCOTT – The family of the late Flora Scott would like to thank everyone for the lovely cards, flowers and donations, and to those who attended the service and interment. Our thanks to all the staff at the North Argyll House for the kindness and loving care given to Flora during her time there. Also to Rev. Dr Roderick Campbell for a comforting service; Mrs Ethel MacCallum for music; the George Hotel for catering; Roddy and Fiona at Donald MacDonald for their help and consideration, and to Morna for the beautiful flowers.
THOMSON – Mabel, Anne Marie, David and Andrew would like to thank everyone involved in the wonderful care Bill received throughout his illness at Bowman’s Court Hospital, Craignure. Also thanks to Catriona at Hamish Hoey and Sons, as it was a difficult funeral to arrange, thank you. Thanks also to Rev Liz Gibson, Mull who conducted both services at the crematorium and the memorial service. The sum of £205.50 was collected for Cancer at Cardross Crematorium and £330.18 was collected in Salen Church for the Air Ambulance Service.
WHYTE – Kate, Douglas and Sheila would like to thank all the friends, relatives and neighbours who travelled to Perth to attend the Celebration of Dave’s life. We would also like to thank everyone for all the lovely cards, letters, flowers, baking and support over recent weeks. Sincere thanks also to the staff at the Lorn Medical Centre, the community nursing team, the community care team and the Macmillan and Marie Curie nurses for the compassion and care they showed, enabling the family to care for Dave at home. Thanks to Celebrant Alison Duthie for a lovely, uplifting ceremony and the Huntingtower hotel for providing a beautiful afternoon tea. Finally, thanks to Catriona and the staff at Hamish Hoey and Son for all their help. A total of £843.50 was donated to Marie Curie Cancer Care.

MEMORIAMS
ALLAN – In loving memory of my mother Cathie (wife of Jimmy Allan, who died August 12, 1977, aged 54 years.
Always in my thoughts.
– John.
CAMPBELL – Cherished memories of my darling husband Kenny, devoted dad, father-in-law and papa, taken from us so suddenly on August 10, 2018.
A smile for all, a heart of gold
One of the best this world could hold
Never selfish, always kind
These are the memories you left behind
We miss you so much.
– Marion and family xx.
CLARK – Graham and Kirsty.
Such precious memories always
held of Graham who passed away August 7, 2006 and Kirsty who passed away December 22, 2012.
Together forever
Quietly remembered and so greatly missed.
– Alison, Rhuaridh, Katie and Coll.
DEMPSTER – Margaret (née MacIver). In loving memory of Nellie who blessed us with her presence from July 5, 1969 until August 9, 2010.
Nellie, my music, my song, my forever friend.
– C.x
P.S. Thank you for all the rainbows my friend.
MACKECHNIE – In loving memory of my beloved husband Angus, who died August 11, 2005.
Thoughts go back to bygone days
Life goes on but memories stay.
– Grace.
MACKECHNIE – In loving memory of Angus a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle, who passed away at Killin on August 11, 2005.
Sadly missed.
– MacKechnie Family, Balfron, Kilmalieu, Oban and Fort William.
MACLACHLAN – Remembering with love a dear mum and gran, Flora who died August 11, 2016.
Always in our thoughts and hearts.
– Christine, Alasdair and family, Blairgowrie and Muir of Ord.
NICHOLSON- In loving memory of Malcolm, husband of the late Jessie, died August 11, 2001. Gone but never forgotten.
– Nicholson Family
STEELE – Precious memories of my dear son James who was taken from me so suddenly on August 8, 2011.
Deep in my heart you will always stay
Loved and remembered every day
– Mum and family.
STEELE – Treasured memories of our beloved fiancé and dad James, who was taken from us on August 8, 2011.
Always and forever, loved and missed
– Michelle, Megan and Jamie xxx.
WRIGHT – Lexy. Until we meet again.
Wife in Heaven
Although you sleep in Heaven now
You’re not that far away
My heart is full of memories
And you’re with me every day
You lived your life with meaning
And with a smile upon your face
A world that was full of happiness
Is now an empty place
People say that only time
Will heal a broken heart
But just like me and you
It has been torn apart
In know you are at peace now
And in a place where you are free
Meet me at the Pearly Gates
When Heaven calls for me.
– From your loving husband, all the family and grandchildren.

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