Announcements – 20 August, 2020

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DEATHS
DICKSON – Robert. Suddenly, but peacefully, at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on August 7, 2020, Robert Redpath (Dixie). Beloved husband of Mary, a loving dad to Robert and Laura, devoted grandad and a much loved brother of Jacqueline and James. The funeral service took place on Wednesday, August 19 in Kirkcaldy Crematorium.

HOWARD – Bruce Leonard Macarthy, Edinburgh. Passed away peacefully in Edinburgh on Wednesday August 12, 2020. Will be much missed by family and friends.

HOWE – Suddenly but peacefully at Lorn And Isles Hospital on Thursday August 13, William (Willie). Precious dad and grandad. Sorely missed.
Susan, Peter, Aga, Laura and Jack xxxxx

JORDAN – Passed away peacefully at home on August 14, 2020 surrounded by her family, Dolina (Dolly), last member of the Livingstone family, aged 87 years. A much loved mother to Neil, Lorna and Ian, a loving mother-in-law, granny and great-granny. Sadly missed by all.

MACGREGOR – Andrew Duncan John, former resident of Colonsay, passed away peacefully in his sleep at Manor Care Home in Cambridge on July 27, 2020. A small funeral was held on August 11 at Cambridge Crematorium, and a memorial service will be held on Colonsay next year when travel is more feasible.

MACKINNON – Peacefully at home, Cala Grianach, Tarbert on Sunday August 16, 2020, Catherine Smith aged 89. Much loved daughter of the late Malcolm and Chrissie. Loving sister of Malcolm and the late Alistair, Ian and Elsie. Aunt, great Aunt and great, great Aunt. A private family funeral service will be held at Cardross Crematorium on Monday August 24.

McPHAIL – Suddenly at home on August 12, 2020, John Park McPhail, beloved husband of the late Sandra McLeod, wonderful dad to Aileen and Lindsey and loving pa of John, Grant and Laurie, who all adored him. Due to current restrictions a private graveside service will be held on Monday, August 24 at 12 noon in Strachur Cemetery.

SANSOME – Irene, (Renee). Passed away peacefully at home, Torosay Court Oban, August 11, 2020 in her 91st year. Beloved mother, mother-in-law to the late Diane and Alistair Macleod (Dunolliebeg Farm), Lesley and Adrian. Much loved grandmother to Justine, James, Lorna and Fiona, cherished great-grandmother. A true and loyal friend to many. She will be truly missed. Private funeral will be held in due course.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
LEES – Marilyn. Fiona Craik and family wish to thank the many friends for their sympathy, gifts and cards that we have received after the loss of our sister, Marilyn.

LITSTER – Moira, Yvonne, Vivienne and their families wish to thank all relatives, friends, neighbours and work colleagues for the many kind expressions of sympathy, phone calls, visits, cards, food, baking, flowers and charitable donations received following their recent sad loss of Danny. Special thanks to local ambulance staff, Air Ambulance medics and staff at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for their care and attention to Danny. Heartfelt thanks to everyone who took time to pay their respects during the cortege’s route through Kilmichael and Lochgilphead. Thanks to Cameron MacDonald for conducting the funeral ceremony in a personal and dignified manner; to Donald MacDonald Funeral Directors for their care and professionalism; to Morna for beautiful floral tributes, and also to Christine for allowing us to have a small, but intimate service enabling us to celebrate Danny’s life.

McINTYRE – Margaret’s family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the many expressions of sympathy following their sad loss. Heartfelt gratitude to the nursing staff at Lorn and Islands Hospital, all carers and community nurses for their kindness and care to Margaret. Special thanks to
H. Hoey & Son for their sensitive handling of the funeral arrangements. Sincere thanks to Donald MacKinnon for his comforting and uplifting service. Our thanks to all those who paid their respects at the roadside.

McNEILL – The family of the late John McNeill would like to express their thanks to all their relatives, friends and neighbours for all the flowers, cards and messages of sympathy. We would also like to thank the medical team at Tarbert Health Centre, the district nurses, Marie Curie, the health care team and the home care team. Special thanks to Ian MacInnes of
D & A Munn for his caring and efficient funeral arrangements, the Rev R MacLeod for a personal and comforting service, piper John Hunt for playing lovely tunes and to all those who paid their respects on John’s final journey.

MEMORIAMS
CRUICKSHANK – In loving memory of our dear parents, grandparents and great-grandparents Duncan, died August 15, 2015 and Flora died August 22, 2013.
Missed so much
– Duncan, Emma, Mhairi and families

MACCOLL – In loving memory of Donnie 1/8/17 and Angus 3/9/17. Deeply loved and so very sorely missed. – The MacColl family

MACKAY – In memory of Donnie, who died August 18, 2018, adored Dad and Papa. Remembered with love everyday
Donna, Finlay, Rebecca and families

McGRATH – Precious memories of a dear mum Margaret, Achaleven Farm, who died August 23, 2006.
You rest in the arms of the angels
In a place of peace and love
Watching over us always
From Heaven up above
The bond cannot be broken
Made from love so pure
Death does not break the bond
It lives on for evermore.
– Your loving children and grandchildren xxx

MUNRO – In loving memory of Craig, a dear son, who passed away August 25, 2019.
Forever in our hearts and always in our thoughts.
– Dad and Jane

OWEN – In loving memory of our dear mum, gran and great-gran, who passed away on
August 18, 2016, and our dear dad and grandpa, who passed away on August 25, 1997.
Forever in our thoughts and prayers.
– Tom, Lily Elizabeth and families.

SIMPSON – Remembering
my dad Ian who died so
suddenly on August 24, 1987.
Always in my thoughts.
– Love Mary x

STEWART – In loving memory of our mum Ann who passed away August 21 2019 and our dad Sandy who died September 26, 2007. A much loved granny and papa missed every day.
From all the family.