Announcements – March 19, 2020

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DEATHS
CRAIG – Peacefully, at the Mid Argyll Hospital, on March 15, 2020, William (Billy) Craig, in his 88th year, of McLullich Building, Lorne Street, Lochgilphead, formerly of Tigh Na Fasgadh, Ardrishaig, beloved husband of the late Marion Craig, much loved father of Kathryn, Susan and Janet, dearly loved papa of Kirsten and Calum, and a dear brother, uncle and cousin to all the family. Funeral service will be held in Ardrishaig Parish Church, on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 12.00 noon, thereafter to Achnabreac Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations to Glenaray Ward, Mid Argyll Hospital.
CRONIN – Suddenly, after a determined battle bravely borne, with his family by his side, at Mull and Iona Community Hospital, John Lachlan, (known as Iain), on March 5, 2020, aged 85 years, of 19 Bentalla Crescent, Salen, Isle of Mull. Beloved son of the late Christopher and Euphemia, brother of Anne and the late Thomas, (Tommy), dear uncle of Fay, Angus and Jane and grand uncle of Katrina, Anson, Kimberly-Anne, Isla Annabel and Ben. Amendment – Outdoor funeral service will now take place at Pennygown Cemetery on Friday, March 20, 2020 at 11.45 a.m.
HAMILTON – Passed away peacefully, after a sudden illness, at the Lorn and Islands Hospital, Oban, on March 10, 2020, Agnes (Nancy) Hamilton, née Lindsay, in her 87th year, of The Anchorage, Brenfield, Ardrishaig, beloved wife of the late Dan Hamilton, adored mum of Catherine, Andrew and his wife Tracy, and cherished Little Gran of Jack, George and Jimmy. Much loved by her extended family and friends. Funeral service will be held in Ardrishaig Parish Church, on Friday, March 20, 2020, at 11.00am, thereafter to Achnabreac Cemetery. Flowers, or donations if desired, to Chest Heart and Stroke and Diabetes UK. All family and friends are respectfully invited to attend.
LONGBOTTOM – Catherine Helen Longbottom (Eilidh). March 10, 2020, peacefully at North Argyll Home, Oban, aged 96. Widow of Donald Longbottom, Taynuilt and a much loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
MACKENZIE – (Evanton/Isle of Luing). Peacefully at Redwoods Care Home, Alness on March 11, 2020, Mary MacKenzie (née MacNab), aged 95 years, late of Evanton and Isle of Luing. Beloved wife of the late Alexander (Al), also a dear aunt. Funeral private. Enquiries to the Funeral Directors; John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall, 01349 808666.
MACLENNAN – (Spean Bridge/Dornie). Peacefully at MacKinnon Memorial Hospital, Broadford on Saturday, March 14, 2020, Edna (née MacDonald), Lagg, Dornie. Loving and loved wife of the late Angus, mother of James, Ronald and Shona, mother-in-law, granny and dear friend to many. Funeral service in Kilmonivaig Parish Church, Spean Bridge at 11a.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Family flowers only. Arrangements by D.N. Munro, Glensheil.
MILLS – Peacefully, surrounded by his family at the R.A.H. Paisley, on Friday March 13, aged 66 years, Kevin Leslie Mills, loving partner of Ana, a dear son of Joan and the late Les Mills, dad of Stuart and brother of Robert, Leonard and Graham. Funeral will take place from The Argyllshire Gathering Halls, Breadalbane Street, Oban on Wednesday, March 25 at 1.00 p.m. thereafter to Pennyfuir Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for Cancer Research (UK) Scotland.
McGILLIVRAY – Peacefully with all his family by his side, Duncan of School Street, Port Charlotte, aged 68 years old, beloved husband of Susan Paget and much loved father of Donna, Jenny and Helen, father-in-law of Bill and Zander, devoted Grampa to Adam and Grace and dearly loved brother of Donald. Funeral service was held in St Kiarans church on Saturday, March 14, followed by interment at Nerabus Cemetery, Islay. A great friend and family man who will be sorely missed.
NEWLANDS – (Hopeman. Formerly Speyside and Taynuilt). Peacefully at Dr Grays Hospital, Elgin, on Saturday, March 14, 2020, surrounded by his loving family, Frank Alexander Newlands, aged 78 years. Loving husband of Helen, dearly loved Dad of Sheila, Valerie and Alastair, very proud Granda and a great friend to many. Regrettably, current guidelines dictate we are unable to hold an open service for Frank, however, we hope to gather with family and friends at a later date, to celebrate a life well lived.
MEMORIAMS
ARMSTRONG – In loving memory of my dearest mother, who passed away March 23, 1975. Also remembering dear friends Tootsie and Mairi Campbell, Mrs Madge MacIsaac, Rev John MacLeod and his dear wife Dolina, also Donnie Ferguson, a very kind and caring vet, also John Allan MacNeil, Barra and dear friend Nancy Duffy, also Pat Fountain.
– Mrs Mary Lamont.
HARPER – In loving memory of Carol who passed away so suddenly on March 18, 2019.
Quietly remembered every day
From your Scottish family
Miss you so much Carol.
– Love Nicky.
MACLEAN – In loving memory of Alistair MacLean (Monumental Sculptor) who died March 19, 2016, aged 84 years, beloved husband to the late Mary, a much loved and loving dad, paps, papa and father-in-law.
Loving and kind in all his ways
Upright and just to the end of his days.
Sincere and true in heart and mind
Beautiful memories he left behind.
– Dugald, Arlene and families.
MACKINNON – Treasured memories of my mother Jessie, who died March 17, 2015 also my father Neil, who died April 30, 1991.
Both sadly missed by us all
Always in our thoughts.
– David, Eileen and all the family.
MACPHAIL – In memory of Allan, March 11, 2004.
Forever in my thoughts.
– Maureen.
MORRISON – In loving memory of Ena, who passed away on March 18, 2017.
A much loved wife, mum, mother-in-law and adored granny.
Your presence we miss
Your memory we treasure.
Loved and remembered every day.
– Dougall and family.
REID – Campbell. In loving memory of our dad and grandad, who passed away on March 18, 2019.
Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts.
– Catriona, Jim, Katie and Matthew.
TURNER -In loving memory of Mary who passed away March 26, 2019.
Always in our thoughts and sadly missed.
– Gordon, Thomas, Andrew and families.