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MELLOR – On January 27, 2021, to Jodie (née Whitehead) and Hamish, a son Jasper Guy, a brother to Algy.
CAMERON – Peacefully at Lorn and Islands Hospital, Oban, on January 28, 2021, age 69 years, Ann (née Barr), beloved wife of the late Alexander Cameron (Alasdair), dear mum of Sandy, Bernard and the late Stephen and much loved granny of Sean and Natasha. Sadly missed by all.
HENNIS – Harry of Lochawe and formerly Co. Durham. Beloved husband of Maureen. Passed away at home on January 26, 2021. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will be held.
JOLLY – Katharine Emily (née MacDougall) passed away peacefully at Darnley Court Nursing Home, Glasgow on January 24, 2021, after a battle with Parkinson’s. Katharine was 84, and was a retired primary school teacher. Much loved wife of Michael, cherished mother of Liz, Ian and Jim, dear mother-in-law to Lucy, fond Granny to Caitlin, Joshua and Benedict and much more to the extended family and friends, she will be sorely missed. Due to current restrictions a private funeral will be held, at Linn Crematorium in Glasgow on Monday, February 8. To join the funeral live online, please contact the family for details. Donations if desired to parkinsons.org.uk.
LEECH – William (Bill) died peacefully at Lorn and Islands Hospital on January 26, 2021, aged 82. Dearest husband of Carol, beloved father of Owen, much loved brother, brother-in-law, father-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin, treasured friend to many and man of faith. Sincere thanks to all for the kindness, help, prayer support, gifts of flowers and food, messages of love and comfort and tribute to Bill. He will be deeply missed by many but is now released from pain and frailty. He is forever with the Lord. Cremation at Cardross on February 9, followed by a Service of Thanksgiving in Oban Parish Church at 4.00pm (regretfully by invitation only because of current restrictions). Family flowers only, please, but donations in memory of Bill for the Oban Hospital Macmillan Day Bed Unit and the RNLI will be very gratefully received through Hamish Hoey & Son Ltd, 37-39 Stevenson Street, Oban.
MACALLISTER – Peacefully after a short illness at Lorn and Islands Hospital, Oban on February 1, 2021, aged 88 years, Mary Jane (née Johnson), beloved wife of the late William MacAllister, much loved mum of Wilma, June, Peter John and Robert, a loving grandmother and great-grandmother. Sadly missed by all who knew her.
MACCOLL – Angus Gray MacColl (Innes), sadly but peacefully passed away at Moss Park on January 27, 2021 aged 83. Beloved husband to Agnes, much loved dad to Allan and Susan and a wonderful Grampa to Eilidh, James and Alastair. Funeral service will take place on Friday, February 5 at 1pm at St Adamnan’s Church, Duror, thereafter to Duror Cemetery following current restrictions.
MACMILLAN – Finlay John. Passed away peacefully after a short illness on January 21, 2021. Precious and youngest son of Mary and Ross, Tiree, Skye and Bishopbriggs. Treasured brother of Iain Ross and Kenneth Hector, loving father to Mark, Hannah, Heather and Ailidh. Funeral service at Falkirk Crematorium on February 4 at 12.15pm. Due to current Covid restrictions, numbers are limited. Service can be viewed online, details available from the family. Family flowers only please.
MORRISON – Ronald Malcolm, aged 53, sadly but peacefully at home on Saturday, January 30, 2021, held by his family. Much loved husband of Mary-Flora and adored father of Carrie. Cremation to take place on Tuesday, February 9 at 1.15pm at Cardross Crematorium. Private funeral under current Covid restrictions. In lieu of flowers all donations to the Beatson Glasgow. Cortege to leave family home at approximately 12.45pm to travel East towards Sinclair Street then along West King Street. Ronnie will be sorely missed, sleep well.
CAMPBELL – The family of the late John Campbell would like to thank all relatives, neighbours and friends for the many expressions of sympathy through cards, messages, phone calls and flowers received following their sad loss. A sincere thank you to Catriona and family from Hamish Hoey & Son for their guidance and professionalism, Father James MacNeil, The Thistle & The Rose, Piper Angus MacColl, Mary Catherine MacNeil and finally to all who lined the route to pay their respects. Sorely missed by us all.
MACLACHLAN – In loving memory of my dear uncle, Ian MacLachlan of Glen Feochan, Kilmore and Lynn Court, Oban, who died February 2, 2005.
– Gordon, Joe, Sheena and family.
MACLEAN – Precious memories of Ian (Cleansy), a much loved son, brother and uncle who died February 5, 2004.
There is a place in our hearts that is yours alone.
– Mum, Ann, Sandra and families.
MACLEAN – In loving memory of Mary MacLean who died February 8, 2005, aged 65 years. Beloved wife of the late Alistair. A much loved Mum, Gran and Mother-in-law.
Our hearts are filled with memories,
Which we gather through the years,
All the happy times we shared,
Are treasured souvenirs.
– Dugald, Arlene and families xx
McCOMBIE – In loving memory of a dear father, father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad Bert, who died January 31, 2015.
Time slips by, memories stay
Quietly remembered every day.
– Teenie, Peter and John.
You are always in our thoughts Grandad.
– Fraser, Fiona and Kevin.
Gentle Jesus up above
Give Grandad Bertie all our love.
– Kyle and Summer.