Announcements – July 15, 2021

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BIRTH
MACFADYEN – TUCKER – Alison and Nicholas are delighted to announce the birth of their twins, a son David Stanley and a daughter Dorothy Eilidh at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow on Sunday, June 20, 2021 (Father’s Day). A wee brother and sister for Peter and second and third grandchildren for Neil and Carole MacFadyen, Connel and the late Stuart and Melanie Tucker, Southwold, Suffolk. They would also like to extend their gratitude to the staff at the QEUH for their excellent care.
MARRIAGE
BEATON – KANE – At The Caves, Edinburgh on Saturday, July 3, 2021, Fiona Margaret, elder daughter of Lachie and Marion Beaton, Oban to Thomas Allan, son of the late Michael Kane and the late Dorothy Kane, Edinburgh.
DIAMOND WEDDING
MCINTYRE – MACCORQUODALE – Tom McInytre to Mairi MacCorquodale, on July 19, 1961 at St. Charles Church, Kelvinside.
DEATHS
BELL – Archibald Charles. Suddenly in Forth Valley Royal Hospital on July 5, 2021, Charlie, aged 81 years of Braehead, Stirling (previously of Cairndow, Argyll). Husband of Betty (Eliz) Gray, brother of Christeen, Fiona and the late Iain. Beloved father of Grant, Carolynn and Alison. Brother-in-law of Sheila. Father-in-law of Richard. Proud Grandpa of four. Sorely missed by all. Flowers welcome – contact 01786 472838 for funeral details.
DICKSON – On July 9, 2021, peacefully at Ardfenaig Care Home, Agnes (Nan) Dickson, in her 89th year, beloved daughter of the late George and Barbara Dickson, much loved sister of William, George, Duncan and the late Adam, dear aunt of Eileen, Stephen, Andrew, Alison and Karlina and a great aunt of all the family. A private funeral service will take place at Carrick Cemetery on Friday, July 16, for those wishing to pay their respects, the cortege will leave from Nan’s home, 4 Oakfield Tarbert at 11.15am, continue to her favourite spot at the concrete and then back through Harbour Street on route the cemetery.
DRUMMOND – Peacefully at home after a short illness, on Saturday, July 10, 2021, aged 72 years, Marilyn, much loved partner of Dave and a dear sister to Sheila and Ian. Funeral arrangements to be confirmed.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
MACDOUGALL – Sheena (Kinlochleven). The family of the late Sheena Macdougall would like to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, cards and flowers on our sad loss. For their attendance at Kinlochmore Cemetery on July 7 and to everyone who lined the route from Kinlochleven. We would like to gratefully thank Dr. Brown and all the staff at Kinlochleven Surgery for being so kind and attentive to her. Special thanks to the nurses who cared for Sheena and brought a smile in to her on their visits, and also the care workers for their kindness shown to her in her last weeks. Thank you to Capt. Janet MacIntyre of the Salvation Army for the lovely service performed at the graveside, and a special thank you to Manson and MacBeath for their smooth running from start to finish and for being attentive all along the way. They made a hard time easier, thank you.
MEMORIAMS
BROWN – Remembering with love a very dear mum, gran and great-gran Annie, who passed away on July 4, 2002 also my dear father Lachlan passed away on July 2, 1972.
Your life is a beautiful memory
Your absence a silent grief
– Inserted by their loving son Lachie, daughter-in-law Sandra and family.
CAMERON – In loving memory of my dear mother Mary Cameron, who died June 25, 2015. Also remembering loved ones gone before and after.
Your presence I miss
Your memory I treasure
Loving you always
Forgetting you never.
– From your loving daughter Margaret Cameron.
MACDONALD – In loving memory of our darling son, Brian, who died on July 15, 2020, a loving dad, brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
You rest in the arms of angels
In a place of peace and love
Free from illness and pain
Watching over us always
From Heaven up above
Missed beyond words
Our Lady Star of the Sea, pray for him.
– Mum, Dad, John, Tia, John B, Colin, Allan and families.
McINTYRE – Treasured memories of our much loved mum and special granny Margaret, who passed away July 15, 2020.
You left us beautiful memories
And your love is still our guide
And although we cannot see you
You’re always by our side
Also remembering a much loved dad Neil, who passed away May 28, 1989.
Always loved, forever missed, never forgotten.
– Mairi, Dougie, Neil and Gemma.
McINTYRE – In loving memory of our much loved sister and auntie Margaret, who passed away July 15, 2020.
Loving you always, forgetting you never, in our hearts you’ll stay forever.
– Elizabeth, Mabel, Phil and family.
MCINTYRE -Treasured memories of a dear Mum Margaret who passed away July 15, 2020.
Always in our thoughts.
– Archie and Jean.
SMITH – In loving memory of our dear parents Morag, who died on July 14, 2007, and Jimmy who died on August 1, 2012.
Every day in some small way
Memories of you come our way
Though absent, you are always near
Greatly missed and loved and always dear.
Rest in Peace.
– Violet and Theresa xx
THOMSON – Loving memories of Irene, who died July 16, 1966, aged 3 years.
I only have a picture now
A frozen piece of time
To remind me of how it was
When you were here and mine
You should have had so many years
To watch your life unfold
And in the midst of this
Watch me, your mum, grow old.
– Mum and Frankie.