Announcements – July 24, 2021

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CASTLE – It is with great sadness that the family of Lorna announces her passing on June 18, 2021. Lorna leaves two daughters, Angela and Laura, son-in-law Chris and much loved grandson Harry. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.
FINLAY – Peacefully at the Mid Argyll Hospital, on June 15, 2021, after an illness borne with great dignity and courage, Sheila McQueen Finlay, née Wyllie, in her 72nd year, of 7 Glengilp, Ardrishaig. Retired Home Economics Teacher. Beloved and loving wife of Robin Finlay; much loved and adored mum of Craig and Morven. A proud grandmother of Erin. Much respected mother-in-law of Heather and the late Tim (West). A private service of celebration will take place at Lochgilphead Bowling Club, today, Thursday, June 24, 2021, followed by a family service of committal at Woodside Crematorium on Friday, June 25, 2021. Family flowers only please. Donations can be made in memory of Sheila, directly to Macmillan Cancer Care or via Donald MacDonald Funeral Directors.
FOTHERINGHAM – (née Troup) Margaret. Passed away peacefully at Larchwood Care Home in Braintree on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Retired Nurse and Clinical Teacher formerly of Oban. Loving wife of the late Adam, beloved mother of John and Catriona and devoted grandmother of James and Alex. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at Kilmore and Oban Church of Scotland at 10.30am, interment thereafter at Pennyfuir Cemetery to which all family and friends are welcome. Family flowers only. St John Ambulance has been chosen for family and friends to donate in memory of Margaret. Please visit to make a donation and to leave a condolence message. Alternatively, donations may be sent c/o Daniel Robinson & Sons, 7 Manor Street, Braintree Essex CM7 3HW, 01376 320582.
MACALLISTER – Suddenly at home on June 15, 2021, aged 58 years, John MacAllister, much loved husband of Adrienne, loving dad of Lynsey and Scott, a dear brother, brother-in-law, uncle and son-in-law. Sorely missed.
MACQUARRIE LYALL – Gordon, suddenly on June 16, 2021, after a short illness borne with dignity in his 83rd year. A much loved brother, uncle and friend who will be sadly missed by all that knew him. Private funeral service.
McGHEE – Peacefully at home surrounded by his family, on June 15, 2021, aged 64, George McGhee beloved husband of Katie, much loved dad, granddad, brother and uncle. May he Rest In Peace.
GORDON – Kathleen, Colin and Hamish of the late Dr John Gordon would like to thank friends and neighbours for the many kind messages of sympathy and support through cards, flowers and phone calls and we appreciated all immensely.
BLACK – In loving memory of Alan, who sadly passed away on June 22, 2020.
Forever in our thoughts. Sorely missed.
– John, Margaret and family.
BYRNE – In loving memory of our wonderful dad, grampa and great-grampa Lawrie (Larry) who died June 26, 2020. Missing the tunes and especially the many stories!
Always in our thoughts.
– From all the family.
FERGUSON – In loving memory of a dear husband and dad Donnie, who died June 26, 2004.
Forever in our hearts.
– Ann, John, David, Lorne and the family.
MACGILLIVRAY – In loving memory of my dear husband Duncan, father, father-in-law and granddad, who died June 27, 1998.
Always in our thoughts.
– Your loving wife Flora and family, Edinburgh.
STEWART – In loving memory of a dear mother and granny, Nan, who died June 25, 2002.
Gone are the days we used to share,
But in our hearts you are always there.
– Catherine, Kenneth, Margaret and families.