Announcements – October 15, 2020

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CAMPBELL – Peacefully at home on Saturday, September 10, 2020, Janette Anne (Joy), dearly loved partner of Duncan MacGregor and loving sister of Niall, Oonah, Rodger and the late Campbell. Cremation private due to current restrictions.
DAVIDSON – Colin. On October 8, 2020 at home in Ardfern with his family, Colin, Emeritus Professor of Electrical Engineering and Stalwart, long standing member of W.H.A.M. Private interment at Kilvaree Cemetery in accordance with Covid restrictions.
GLASS – Peacefully at home on October 7, 2020 after a short illness, John Glass, retired Argyll policeman, passed away with his family by his side. Loving husband and best friend of Anne, cherished and much-loved dad of Shirley and Andrew, father-in-law, proud and loving papa of his grandchildren and their partners, and doting papa John to his great-grandchildren. A private funeral service will be held at Greenock Crematorium at 1.00 p.m. on Monday, October 19. Details of the cortege route are available from Caladh Funeral Services, Kirn, Dunoon (01369) 707000 and donations may be made to Macmillan nurses and Cowal Hospice Trust in memory of John. Given current restrictions many people will be unable to join us in celebrating John’s life, please raise a glass wherever you are, in memory of a man of his time and his place.
GRAY – Peacefully on October 11, 2020, Lila (Lennox), Ganavan, aged 81 years. Beloved wife of the late John Gray, Lynn of Lorne, Benderloch and Mum to John, Laurie and Janet and mother-in-law to Eileen, Colleen and Alasdair. Will be truly missed. Private funeral due to current restrictions.
MACALLISTER – Ann, beloved wife of Johnny, died peacefully in Eadar Glinn on October 1, 2020. Beloved mother of Donald, Johnny and William and the late Ann and Mary and beloved granny and great-granny. Sadly missed. I love you Ann, Johnny.
MACCOLL – Peacefully on September 25, 2020 with his family by his side Joe, aged 88. Loving husband of Maimie, dear dad of Caroline and Gary, much loved papa of Aimee, Scott and Andrew and great-grampa of Lewis and Joshie. Loved brother of Paul and the late Margaret and Donnie and dear brother-in-law and uncle.
MACKECHNIE – It is with great sadness, after becoming unwell, on Friday, October 9, 2020, Elizabeth, (Betty), sadly passed away at the Lorn and Islands Hospital, Oban. Much loved mother of David and Marina, fond memories from all the extended family.
MACMILLAN – John Gibb. Died suddenly at home in Ballachulish on Sunday, October 4, 2020, aged 59 years. Beloved husband of Anne, son of Anna and the late John Stewart MacMillan. Brother of Graeme and the late Lesley. Brother-in-law to Angus, Celia and the late Ronald and uncle to LeeAnn, Stephanie, Euan, Samantha, Russell and Ross. He will be forever missed by all. A private cremation, restricted by current guidelines, will be held at Cardross Crematorium at 1.15 p.m. on Thursday, October 15, 2020. No flowers please. Sincere thanks go to all those who attended on Sunday for their efforts and compassion.
THOMSON – (Inverness, previously of Fort William and Edinburgh) Jane Gilchrist Cranston, born on August 1, 1943, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, October 4, 2020, at the age of 77 years. Beloved daughter of Matthew and Mary Henderson (deceased), wife of Charles Thomson (deceased) and a loving mother to sons Michael, Charles and Stewart. Due to recent advice to reduce social gatherings, there will a private funeral service at Inverness Crematorium on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 12 p.m. Family flowers only please, but a donation can be made in memory of Jane for Dementia Scotland at Enquiries to Mairi Russell Funeral Services, 01349 880901.
KELLY – The family of the late Michael Kelly, formerly of Bonawe, would like to thank all relatives and friends most sincerely for the many cards, flowers and messages of condolence received following their recent sad bereavement; special thanks to Father MacNeil for the kind and comforting service and to Hughie for providing a fitting eulogy. Our sincere thanks to Owen and staff (Hamish Hoey & Son) for funeral arrangements and to Justine at The Thistle & The Rose for the beautiful flowers. Finally a heartfelt appreciation to all the wonderful staff at Etive House for the devotion and care shown to Michael during his time with them.
REID – Creena (née Porteous). Billy, Allan, Gail and families would like to thank all our relatives, friends and neighbours for all the kindness you have shown together with the thoughtfulness and words of sympathy given at this very sad time for us all. Grateful thanks to Amanda, John and Peter at MacLellan Funeral Directors for helping us to create a lovely and fitting send off for Creena and offering us all a lot of support. To Janet McIntyre of the Salvation Army, thank you for your love and kindness and for the beautiful service you gave for Creena, made even more special as you knew her so well. The flowers provided by Macdonald Bros were a stunning tribute to Creena. We would also like to say thank you to Hugh, Kate, Michelle and Jenna at the Highland Getaway for the lovely spread you provided for us after the funeral. A special thank you to all the staff at Abbeyfield Nursing Home in Ballachulish for the incredible love and care you all gave to Creena during the last three and a half years. As a family we always knew she was safe and happy with you all. You made us feel she was at home. To everyone who came out to show their respects to Creena on her final journey through Kinlochleven and at the Kinlochmore Cemetery we thank you for saying goodbye to my wife, our mum, our nannee and granny in such a wonderful way.
CRAIG – In loving memory of my father John (Jack) Craig, who died October 10, 1993 and my mother Irene Craig, who died October 22, 2019.
Sadly missed every day.
– Carole, Neil, Allan, Graham and Alison.
FORBES – In loving memory of Harry, died October 16, 2018. A beloved husband, devoted dad, father-in-law and grandpa.
Remembering you is easy, we do it every day.
Missing you is the heartache that never goes away.
– Margaret, Christine, Iain, Lorna and families.
GOODBRAND – In loving memory of Campbell, who died on October 14, 2017.
A loving partner, stepdad and papa.
Always in our thoughts,
Forever in our hearts.
– Ann and family.
MACINNES – In loving memory of Morag, dearly beloved mother and grandmother, who passed away October 12, 2019.
Loved and membered always
– Your loving family.
MACINTYRE – Remembering with love my mum Flora, who passed away October 16, 2011.
It doesn’t need a special day
To bring you to my mind
For days without a thought of you
Are very hard to find.
– Love Margaret xxx
MACINTYRE – In loving memory of our precious mum and granny Flora, who passed away on October 16, 2011.
Loved and missed every day
All our love
– Fiona, Frank and family xxx
No words can ever describe the emptiness since you have gone Mum.
Loved and missed so much.
Till we meet again.
– Shona, James and family xxx
MACKAY – In loving memory of Marjory, a loving wife and mother, who died October 14, 2014.
Always in our minds
Forever in our hearts
– Donald and Gordon.
McGIBBON – Remembering our dear parents and grandparents, Angus, died October 19, 1993, Effie, died December 8, 2001.
Forever in our hearts
Loved and missed always.
– Maureen, John, Fraser, Sheena and family.
STEWART – Remembering our dear parents and grandparents, Marjorie, died September 17, 1996, Ernie, died November 14, 1999.
Forever in our hearts
Loved and missed always.
– Maureen, John, Fraser, Sheena and family.
WOMACK – In memory of my dear wife Dorothy who passed away on October 15, 2019.
Sadly missed by children Richard, Andrew, Martin, Amanda and Helen.
Forever in our hearts.
WOOD – 10th anniversary of my husband John, who passed away October 18, 2010.
With love.
– Morag and family.
WOODROW – In loving memory of our David, a dear son and brother who died on October 16, 1990. Result of an accident.
A special person, a special face
Someone we loved and can’t replace
A sadness still comes over us
Tears in silence often flow
We will never cease to miss you
As the years may come and go
Memory keeps you ever close
Though you died 30 years ago
– Mum, Dad, Fraser, Sheena and family.