Announcements – December 3, 2020

Want to read more?

At the start of the pandemic in March we took the decision to make online access to our news free of charge by taking down our paywall. At a time where accurate information about Covid-19 was vital to our community, this was the right decision – even though it meant a drop in our income. In order to help safeguard the future of our journalism, the time has now come to reinstate our paywall, However, rest assured that access to all Covid related news will still remain free.

To access all other news will require a subscription, as it did pre-pandemic. The good news is that for the whole of December we will be running a special discounted offer to get 3 months access for the price of one month. Thank you for supporting us during this incredibly challenging time.

We value our content and access to our full site is only available with a  subscription. Your subscription entitles you to 7-day-a-week access to our website, plus a full digital copy of that week’s paper to read on your pc/mac or mobile device.  In addition, your subscription includes access to digital archive copies from 2006 onwards.

Just want to read one issue? No problem you can subscribe for just one week (or longer if you wish).

Already a subscriber?

 

Subscribe Now

DEATHS
JOHNSTON – After a brave fight with illness it is with great sadness that Margaret passed away with her children Lynne and Scott by her side. She is greatly loved and missed by her family and friends.
MACDOUGALL – Barbara née Hannay, peacefully at home on Friday, November 27, 2020. Loving mother of Ewena and Eleanor and much loved sister of David. Sadly missed.
MACKENZIE – Suddenly at his home on November 26, 2020, aged 83 years, William Macfarlane Mackenzie (Farlane), beloved husband of the late Aileen, much loved father of Calum, Scott, and Alison, and loving grandfather, brother and uncle. Dearly loved and sorely missed.
MACNEIL – Donald, aged 62. Suddenly at his home in Clydebank on Thursday, November 19, 2020. Beloved husband of Elsa, and father of Allan. Private service due to current circumstances on December 4. Sadly missed.

PRICE – Mary. Peacefully at Hillview Nursing Home on Thursday, November 19, 2020.Mary, née Boyd. A much loved mother of Ann, Margaret, Mary, Sandra, Wilma and Irene. A much loved sister, auntie and grandmother. Funeral has taken place.
WINCHESTER – (Fort William, formerly Grantown-on-Spey and Bridge of Earn). Peacefully at Invernevis House on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, Winnie, aged 93 years, of Fort William. Beloved wife of the late Jock and much loved mum of Anne and the late David. A private funeral service will take place on Monday, December 7, 2020. Donations may be given to benefit Alzheimer Scotland via John Ross Funeral Services Ltd. 20 High Street, Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HB, 01479 872222 or info@johnrossfuneralservices.com
WOTHERSPOON – Elizabeth (Betty) passed away peacefully at her home Caberfeidgh, Lochaline in the loving arms of her family. Deeply loved by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends. Private service only, the family would like to thank everyone for their kind words and support at this time.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
CAMERON – Flora. Flora’s husband, Alister, and her family would like to thank all friends, neighbours and relatives for their support and kindness shown at the loss of Flora. Thanks to Glen Mor Medical practice and Macmillan Nurses, who were all excellent. Rev. Richard Baxter for his uplifting service, Moorings Hotel for the catering, Sean Cameron for piping and McDonald Brothers for the lovely flowers. Also thanks to Manson & MacBeath for their professional help and guidance making all the arrangements so much easier. Nearly £500 was raised from donations for which we are truly grateful. Special thanks to all those who turned out to pay their respects to Flora on her final journey.
CAMPBELL – The family of the late Dougald Campbell wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for their expressions of sympathy, cards and flowers following their recent bereavement. To the Rev Liz Gibson for an uplifting and comforting service, to Billy McClymont for his kindness and efficiency with the funeral arrangements, to the health service professionals and the many others who have contributed to Dougie’s care. We thank you all.
CAMPBELL – The family of Duncan Campbell wish to thank all friends, family and neighbours for their kind messages of sympathy, flowers, cards and phone calls following the death of Duncan. Thanks to everyone who joined us to say a fond farewell at the church and Pennyfuir Cemetery as well as everyone who lined the streets to show their support. We were fully supported by surgery and hospital staff, throughout Duncan’s illness, who all showed great kindness at a difficult time. Thank you to Ian MacInnes and staff at D&A Munn for their guidance and exceptional support throughout, and the Royal hotel for a lovely lunch that followed the funeral. Finally, the family would like to thank Dugald Cameron and Donald MacKinnon for their kind words and prayers at the funeral and ongoing support. “You can shed tears that he is gone or you can smile that he has lived…”
MEMORIAMS
FAIRLIE – In loving memory of John, who died suddenly on December 7, 2018.
Till memories fade and life departs
You will live forever in our hearts
– Christine and family.
GILLIES – In loving memory of Graeme, who died on December 3, 2006.
May the winds of heaven blow softly and whisper in your ear,
How much we love and miss you and wish that you were here
– With love Dad, Mam, Scott, Kevin, Sarah, Cameron and Rory, Ross, Asha, Sandy and Lauren.
MACCOLL – In loving memory of John, devoted dad and dad-in-law, who died November 30, 2010.
Those we love don’t go away.
They walk beside us every day,
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
Still loved, sorely missed and very dear.
– Elspeth and Billy.
MACDONALD – In loving memory of our mum, Meg (Millar) Macdonald, who died on December 4, 2010. Also our dad, Donald Alick (Moy), who died on October 20, 2003.
Loved and remembered always.
– Alasdair, John, Mairi, Sandra and all the family.
MACINTOSH – In loving memory of my dear wife, mum, gran and great-gran, who died on November 27, 1979. Always remembered.
– Inserted by her husband Ewen and family, Isle of Barra.
MACKAY – In loving memory of Eddie, father and grandfather, who died November 22, 1968.
Always in our thoughts.
– Families Inveraray and Canada.
MACLEOD -Twenty years have passed since you left us so suddenly, with hindsight it was fitting that you were in the company of so many of the fellow islanders you had served as a postman for 50 years.
Your family will always remember you as caring and hospitable and often recall your fondness of company, singing and fun.
Not forgotten Neil
– Anne and Archie, Mairi, Reid and family, Carrachan, Tiree and Bothwell. Paula, Iain and family, Sydney, Australia.
McMONAGLE – Treasured memories of Peter, who passed away on December 3, 2014, a dearly loved husband, father, granda and great-granda. ­
The rolling stream of life rolls on
But still the vacant chair
Recalls the love, the voice, the smile
Of the one who once sat there.
– From Phil and families x
MORRISON – In loving memory of Hector, died November 7, 2013 and Mary, died May 17, 2004.
In our hearts forever.
– All the family.
O’BRIEN – In memory of Valerie, who passed away on December 4, 2010 and will never be forgotten.
– Billy, Louise, Laurence, Olivia, Amelie and Lucia.