Announcements – 6th May, 2021

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CALVERT – F. Raymond on April 28, 2021 in his 96th year at a nursing home in Kendal. Formerly G.P. on Tiree. Loving husband to Margaret and the late Betty. Beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather to the family.

CAMPBELL – Peacefully at Lorn and Islands Hospital, Oban on April 30, 2021, aged 58 years, Moyra née McMonagle, beloved wife of Stuart Campbell, much loved mum of Donna and Steven, devoted granny to Reece, Ryan and Blake, a dear sister, sister-in-law, aunty and friend to many. Missed by all who knew her.

CHISHOLM – Peacefully at home on April 29, 2021, aged 90, Donald Alexander Chisholm, beloved husband of the late Rosemary, dearly loved dad of Neil and Lorn and father-in-law of Marie, a dear brother, uncle and friend to many. Sorely missed. A small family service will take place at Cardross Crematorium in line with current restrictions. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers should be made, in memory of Donald to Macmillan Cancer Support, if desired.

JACKSON – Ian. Suddenly but peacefully at home in North Ardnaclach Farm, Appin, aged 83 years. Beloved husband of Isobel, Dad to Ian, Caroline and Brian, father-in-law to John and Claire, much loved Grandpa/Papa to Nigel, Chloe, Abigail, Innes and Erin and Great-Grandpa to Jessica, Nathan and Ellie. Much loved and sorely missed. Funeral service at Appin Parish Church on Tuesday, May 11 at 1.00pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired to British Heart Foundation.

MACKINNON – Peacefully at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow on May 1, 2021, aged 75, Iain MacKinnon, Achadhbeag, Tobermory. Beloved son of the late Duncan and Netta, much loved husband of Ishbel and a loving father to Rhoda and Kirsty. Donations, if desired, to MND Scotland at

MACPHAIL – Peacefully at his home, with his family by his side, after an illness borne bravely, Donald Dugald MacPhail, aged 68 years, of Achanduin, Ardfern. Construction Manager, formerly of the Cayman Islands and Strachur. Beloved and much loved Dad of Karen, Shelly and Jill, much respected father-in-law of Tom; and dearly loved Grandpa of Amelia and Olivia. A dear brother of Alex, Ann and the late John. A private family funeral will be held at Kilvaree Cemetery, Ardfern, on Friday, May 7, 2021. For those wishing to pay their respects, the funeral cortege will pass through Ardfern Village at approximately 11.30am on-route to Kilvaree. Funeral attire optional. Donations can be made in memory of Donald, to Glenaray Ward, Mid Argyll Hospital via Donald MacDonald Funeral Directors.

NICHOLSON – Lucy Jane Nicholson (née Heenan), aged 48 years of Canonbie and formerly of Achnacreebeg, North Connel, passed away peacefully and unexpectedly on April 30, 2021. She is with Christ for all of Eternity.

STRATHIE – Suddenly, on April 8, 2021, at Mid Argyll Hospital, Marion (Myra) Strathie née Currie, in her 80th year. Beloved wife, for nearly 50 years, of Jim, loving Mum of Andrew and Elaine, dear mother-in-law to Gillian and Gavin, adored Granny of Euan and Ailiedh, loving and caring Auntie of Flora Ann. Dear friend, neighbour and Auntie Myra to many. A private funeral will take place at Ardrishaig Parish Church on Monday, May 10, 2021. Family flowers only please. For those wishing to pay their respects, the funeral cortège will leave Ardrishaig Parish Church approximately 11.30am, travelling through Chalmers Street, to Lochgilphead, up Argyll Street, along Bishopton Road, on route to Achnabreac Cemetery.

THOM – Peacefully at Abbeyfield Nursing Home on Monday, May 3, 2021, Maria Thom, aged 86 years. Devoted wife of the late Derick (Roddy), loving mum and nana of Maureen and Alistair, and a much-loved aunt of Agnes.

CLARK – Helen and family would sincerely like to thank friends, relatives and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy following the sad passing of Sandy. Special thanks to Dr Harris, Colette, Emma and Gillian for their support throughout. Thanks also to Cammy for the tribute; Donald MacDonald Funeral Directors for their care and compassion, Morna for the beautiful flowers and The Grey Gull for the purvey. A total of £405 was donated; to be shared between Mid Argyll Macmillan nurses and Cancer Research.

McMONAGLE – The family of the late Phil McMonagle would like to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for all their kindness and messages of sympathy. Special thanks also to Father James for his lovely service, Hamish Hoey & Son for their professionalism and continued support, Petals of Oban for the beautiful flower arrangement and to everyone who paid their respects to Phil on her final journey, she will be sadly missed by all.

CAIN – In loving memory of Margaret E. Cain, who passed away May 10, 2020.
Today, tomorrow, our whole lives through, we will always love and remember you.
Time can change many things but not the memory that this day brings.
Our love was something special, on you we could depend,
We lost three special things in life, a wife, a mum and our best friend.
Precious memories will always last.
No longer in our lives to share but in our hearts they will always be there.
Remembered and loved by husband Mark, children Ruaridh and Catherine, family and friends.

CAIN – In loving memory of our much loved sister Margaret, who passed away May 10, 2020.
Remembering you is easy
We do it every day
We will miss and love you always
And in our hearts you’ll stay.
– Jimmy and Dawn and Karen and Mark.
Loving you always
Forgetting you never
In our hearts you’ll stay forever.
– Zoe, John, Julie and Allan.

CLARK – Thomas Goldie. In loving memory of my dear uncle Tom, who died May 4, 2009. Loving and much loved brother of the late Alasdair, Effie and Mary and loved uncle of Mary.
“A gentleman, a true friend to the end.”
– Niece Mary and her husband Bobby.

MACDONALD – In loving memory of John, much loved son, brother and nephew, died May 12, 2014, also Calum (Auch), died August 31, 1997. Both sadly missed and forever in our thoughts.
– Johan, Marie and Calum, Killin and Roybridge.

MACISAAC – Treasured memories of our dad Alexander (Sandy), who passed away at his home Coire-Les, Camaghael on May 11, 1974.
To us you were someone special
Someone good and true
You’ll never be forgotten Dad
As we thought the world of you.
We miss you Dad.
– Your loving daughter Mary and family and son Alex and family.

MACKECHNIE – In loving memory of my husband Gilbert, who passed away May 12, 2020.
Sadly missed along life’s way
Quietly remembered every day
No longer in my life to share
But in my heart you are always there.
Loving you always.
– Your best pal Iona.

MACKECHNIE – Gilbert, dearest Dad and Papa, passed away May 12, 2020.
Not a day passes by, Dad, that you don’t cross my mind.
Not all of you departed, when you left this life behind.
In our hearts there is a place that only you can hold.
Filled with loving memories, more priceless than gold.
I know you still hear me Dad, so please know this is true.
That everything we do each day, is done with thoughts of you.
Love always
– Jan, Mark, Nadia and Joe x

MACKECHNIE – In loving memory of our dear dad and papa, Gilbert, who passed away May 12, 2020.
Every day in some small way
Memories of you come our way
Though absent you are always near
Still missed, loved and always dear.
All our love.
– Iain, Lindsay, Quinn and Georgie.

MACKECHNIE – In loving memory of Gilbert MacKechnie.
Gone yet not forgotten.
– Paula and Laura.

MACKECHNIE – With fondest memories of Gilbert, a dear brother-in-law and friend, who died May 12, 2020.
Always in our thoughts.
– Mairi and Iain.

MACKECHNIE – Gilbert, a year has gone by. Sadly missed. Thank you for the memories.
– John, Rose and family.

MACLEAN – Precious memories of Chrissie, our dear mum, granny, great-granny and mother-in-law, who passed away on May 8, 2020. Loved and remembered every day.
– Marion, Margo and families.

McAFFER – Fondest memories of our dear uncle John, who passed away May 4, 2009.
Also a dear mother and granny Annie, who passed away May 15, 1990.
Loved and remembered every day.
Always in our thoughts
– Dugie, Teen, Angela and Alexander.

SINCLAIR – Achaleven Farm. Treasured memories of our dear grandparents Donalda, who died March 21, 1985 and Duncan, who died May 6, 2003.
Time slips by and life goes on
But from our hearts you’re never gone
We think about you always
We talk about you too
We have so many memories
But we wish we still had you.
– Your loving grandchildren and all the family xxx

STEELE – Loving memories of our dad Ian, who died May 9, 1984.
– Love Morag and Alan.

TAYLOR – Treasured memories of William, a much loved husband, loving dad, father-in-law and granddad, who passed away May 5, 1992.
Still lovingly remembered and sadly missed every day.
– Violet and family.