Announcements – October 1, 2020

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DIAMOND WEDDING
SANDISON – On October 1, 1960, John and Florence née Carmichael at MacIntosh Memorial Church, Fort William followed by a reception in the Grand Hotel.
DEATHS
BELL – Peacefully at Clarence Court Care Home, Glasgow on September 26, 2020, Sandra Bell née Macleod in her 75th year, of Lochgair, Argyll, previously Bearsden and Stornoway. Former teacher at Bearsden Primary School, Glasgow. Beloved wife of Fraser, much loved mother of Fiona and grandmother of Lucas. Dear sister of Dena and Ian and sister-in-law of Lachlan and family. A much loved aunt and cousin. A private funeral service will be held at St. Bride’s Cemetery, Lochgair on Friday, October 2, 2020. The funeral cortege will depart from the bus bay area in Lochgair village at 10.30am on route to St. Bride’s Cemetery. Donations can be made in memory of Sandra to Parkinson’s UK via Donald MacDonald Funeral Directors.
BURKE – Peacefully at home and surrounded by her family, Jinty Burke, formerly of Orchybank, Dalmally. Beloved wife to John and Mum to Jim, Iain and Lucy. Grandma to Rachel, Ollie and Jamie and Great-Grandma to Rory. She will be taking her final journey back to Dalmally from 12.30pm on Friday, October 2 via Stronmilchan and then up through the old Dalmally village, and will be laid to rest at Glenorchy Cemetery at 1pm. Due to current restrictions, the funeral will be private but the family would love to see old friends along the route. Family flowers only, donations gratefully received for Cystic Fibrosis www.cysticfibrosis.org.uk/donate
INGLIS – Peacefully at home on September 28, 2020, Ian Morrison Inglis in his 80th year. Beloved husband of Isabella and dear father to Andrew, Fraser and the late Lorne. Father-in-law to Shirley and dear grandfather to Cameron, Stewart, Fraser and Mairi. Brother to Janet and June. Will be sadly missed.
MACKENZIE – Peacefully on September 25, 2020 at Etive House Care Home, Benderloch, in her 85th year, Christa MacKenzie, née Haussmann (Christel) of Tarbert House, Salen, Acharacle. Beloved wife of Donald MacKenzie, much loved mother of Mike, Donald, Jacky, Gordon and Fiona and her fourteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Sorely missed by all. Funeral at Dalnottar Crematorium, Clydebank on Tuesday, October 6, and attendance limited to close relatives. Friends of the deceased are invited to make a donation to Stroke Association.
MACMILLAN – Suddenly on September 24, 2020 whilst on holiday in Dunkeld, John, beloved husband of Anne (Bibby), brother of Charles. Formerly of Corpach and latterly resident in Helensburgh. Funeral private in line with current restrictions.
MACNEILL – Peacefully at Lorn and Islands hospital, Oban, Christina (Chrissie) née MacIntyre, aged 96 years. Loving mum, granny and great-granny. Due to current circumstances a small funeral will take place at Appin Parish church on September 30. Our grateful thanks to Vivienne and staff of Joan’s Carers, Marie Curie and all other medical professionals involved in mum’s care. Anyone wishing to make a donation to Marie Curie contact Lilian Kermode on 01631 571009. Mum we will love and miss you always.
PEARSON – Tragically on September 19, 2020, Kenneth (Kenny), dearly loved son of Tam and Christine, loving brother of Ailsa, adored Daddy of Nellie and Thomas, a special uncle to Evie and a good friend to many. He will be sorely missed.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
MACINNES – Catherine and family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the many kind expressions of sympathy by way of cards, flowers, messages and phone calls following the very sudden death of her brother Malcolm. Special thanks to Fiona Cruickshank for her comforting service at the graveside, our piper D.J. MacDougall, Petals of Oban and Ian MacInnes of D&A Munn for his professional, caring support throughout. Finally to the Seil community who paid their last respects at the roadside. Malcolm will be dearly and sorely missed by all the family.
McCORKINDALE – Jennifer, Morag, Mairi and family would like to thank everyone for the beautiful flowers, cards, baking and messages of sympathy they received. Special thanks to all the community nurses, doctors and staff of Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, the Beatson Hospital and Southend Surgery. A big thank you to the Rev. Steve Fulcher for visits, support and a very comforting service. Many thanks to Kenny, Rhys and David Blair for their professionalism and help. To Andrew and all his staff at the graveside, Frances for excellent catering at our house and to all who stood along the route and gave Neil John a really great send off on his final journey. All the kindness shown to us is greatly appreciated.
PETRIE – Martin and the family would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours stretching from Argyll to Aberdeenshire and beyond, who sent cards, letters and kind offers of help and practical support since last month’s tragic loss of May. A special thanks go to all the emergency services and volunteers who helped with the search for May. Many thanks go to celebrant Lucie Johnston and Hamish Hoey and Son for all their help and support at a difficult time. Anyone considering a donation in memory of May should consider Oban or Braemar Mountain Rescue Teams as worthy recipients.
MEMORIAMS
BLUE – In memory of our loving mother Mary, who passed away October 2, 2011.
Too dearly loved to be forgotten.
– Donnie, Mary and Jim.
CATTANACH – In loving memory of my brother, brother-in-law and best friend, Sandy Cattanach, who passed away on September 30, 2019.
We think of you every day and sorely miss you.
– Robin and Mary.
Uncle Sandy we miss your stories, your contagious laugh and smile.
Love you always.
– Robert, Fiona and Chloe.
GRANT – Donald Robertson. Treasured memories of a much loved brother, father, grandfather and uncle, who passed away so sadly on October 3, 2017.
Always in our thoughts.
– Margaret, Neil and families xx.
KIRSOP – In loving memory of our darling daughter Joanna, who passed away October 1, 2015.
Always in our thoughts.
Sadly missed by everyone.
– Mum, Dad and Thomas.
MACINTYRE – In loving memory of my dear fiancé Ian, who died October 1, 2014.
In my heart you will always stay
Loved and remembered every day.
– Love Jessie xxx
MACLEAN – Fondest memories of our dear mum Bella, who passed away October 3, 2007 also our dad Lachlan, who passed away June 14, 1992.
Always in our thoughts.
Loved and remembered every day.
– Teen, Angela and Alexander.
MACLEAN – In loving memory of my dear husband David (Tiger), who died September 29, 2019.
To part is to die a little.
– Marie.
MACLEOD – In loving memory of my dear parents Archie, who died October 7, 2000 and Rita who died May 10, 2005.
Always in our thoughts.
– Sandra, Denis and family.
MILLIN – In loving memory of my dear mother and father. Mother, who died on September 27, 1990 and father, who died on May 10, 1986.
– Inserted by their son, Creagan, Strontian.
NICHOLSON – Treasured memories of my darling wife Patricia, who passed away October 4, 1993.
Twenty seven years have passed since I saw you last
I shared with you such happy days
I miss you in so many ways
You left a place no one can fill
I miss you now and always will
– Ever loving husband Bryan.
NICHOLSON – In loving memory of our beloved mum and granny, who died October 4, 1993.
Deep in our hearts you will always stay
Loved and remembered every day.
Sadly missed.
– Shirley, Stewart, Bryan, Sarah and families.
SCOTT – Treasured memories of our parents, Jean, passed away October 1, 2000 and Eddie, September 27, 2013.
Loved and missed every day.
– Pamela, Edmund, Gordon and families.
WALKER – In loving memory of our dear mother Marybell, who died October 4, 1990 (30 years).
Forever in our hearts, loved always.
– Inserted by Donald and Morag, Airport Cottage, Islay.
WHITE – In loving memory of a dear brother, uncle and great-uncle John Kearnie White, unexpectedly taken from us on October 1, 2018.
Remembered with love and pride.
– Joan and all the family.