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ENGAGEMENT
FIKRY – CAMPBELL – Both families are delighted to announce the engagement between Alexander, elder son of Kim and Jill Fikry of Bushley, Worcestershire and Kate, eldest daughter of Roddy and Caroline Campbell, Benderloch.

DEATHS
BEARD – Adrian. Passed away peacefully at home on Friday, September 10, 2021. Inspirational, courageous, and husband to Angela, and Dad to Fergus and Finlay. Will be very much missed by all his family and many friends.

DONALDSON – Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on Sunday, September 12, 2021, David, aged 83 years, formerly of Muthill, Crieff, and latterly for twenty three years of Fort William. Much loved husband of Madge, beloved dad of Kathryn and Ruth, brother of Alistair, and the late Margaret and Colin, and a good friend to many. Funeral service private.

LOWE – Peacefully at Ardnahein Care Home, Dunoon on Monday, September 6, 2021, aged 96 years, William Nicolson Lowe, dear husband of the late Jeanne, beloved father and father-in-law of Donald, Simon, Joanne and Georg and much loved grandpa of Vivian and Mark, a dear uncle and friend to many. Willie, his music and good citizenship will be sorely missed. May he rest in peace.

MACCOLL – Nostie. Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital on Saturday, September 11, 2021, William David (Davie) MacColl, Nostie. Loving husband of Catherine, father of Claire, David, Siobhan, Iona and Eilidh, devoted grandfather and beloved brother of Mary Allan. Funeral service on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 2pm at Inverinate Church, thereafter to Balmacara Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Donations to Maggies Centre are welcome at the service or can be forwarded to DN Munro Funeral Services 07799 217120.

MEIKLEJOHN – Isabel Stewart Meiklejohn (née Penrose). Peacefully at home on September 2, 2021 surrounded by family. A celebration of life will take place on September 17, 2021 at 3.30 pm, Clydebank Dalnottar Crematorium, Mountblow Road, Clydebank G81 4SL.

MILLAR – Joan, Toronto, Canada (formerly of Keppoch, Croft Road). Our sister Joan left a big hole in our hearts when she passed away suddenly but peacefully September 12, 2021. She will be lovingly and deeply missed by her brothers and sisters, Ian, Catriona, Charlie, Mary and our families x

RANKINE – Christabel. Peacefully at home surrounded by her family on September 12, 2021, Christabel (née Menzies) aged 83 years. Much loved wife to Willie, mother to Patricia, Billy, Marion and Kate and sister to Margo, Ann, May and Gregor. Dearly loved mother-in-law, granny, great-granny and aunt to the wider family. A lovely caring lass who will be missed by her family and friends. Safe in the hands of Jesus. There will be a service in Brightons Parish church then on to Falkirk Crematorium. Please contact William Scott funeral directors for full details. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu of flowers are invited for Mary’s Meals or Guide Dogs for the blind.

THORNTON – Sadly, but peacefully, Beryl, in her 94th year at Lochside Care Home (formerly of Lismore House, Oban), loving wife of the late David and devoted mother of Andy, mother-in-law to Marjorie and loving grandmother to Aisling, Liam and Erim and great-grandmother to Holly, Ayla and Archie. Sadly missed by all.

WARDLAW – Suddenly but peacefully in the loving care of Auchtermairnie Residential Home on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Catriona Helen (Kay) née Little, aged 82 years, formerly of Nisbetfield Farm, Ladybank, also North Connel and Appin, Argyll. Beloved wife of the late Alex, much loved mother to Fiona, Alexis and Pat, a dear granny of India and Alison, a special friend to Helen, also a good friend to many more. Funeral private at her own request.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
MACKINNON – Moira, Neil, Ian and families would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, flowers and calls on the sad loss of Jean. Thanks to all staff at Bowman Court for their excellent care given to Jean and to all who paid their respects at the church and graveside. Special thanks to Rev Liz Gibson and Billy McClymont for very efficient funeral arrangements and service and Barbara Weir for the church flowers. Thanks to Park Lodge for the purvey and to all who donated to the Bowman Court Comfort Fund, total raised was £535.

REFFIN – The family of the late Margaret (Maggie) Reffin would like to thank most sincerely family, friends and neighbours for the many cards, flowers, gifts and messages of sympathy and support following the sad loss of Maggie. Thanks to Catriona and staff at Hamish Hoey and Son, Douglas McKay (celebrant) for the uplifting service at Perth Crematorium and to the nursing staff of Ward I for their care and attention.

SINCLAIR – Rosie, Shaun and the family of the late Peter Sinclair would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the many kind expressions of sympathy, cards, flowers, phone calls and messages received following their recent sad loss. Thanks to Wards B and I at Lorn and Islands Hospital and to carers for their excellent care and support. Sincere thanks also to Rev. Willem Bezuidenhout for his comforting service and to Alistair Dewar for his fitting tribute. Special thanks to Ian at D & A Munn for taking care of all arrangements in such a professional and reassuring manner, to Lynette at Petals for the beautiful floral tributes, to Sileas and Angus for their lovely music and perfect choice of tunes and to the Falls of Lora Hotel for lovely buffet. Finally our thanks to all who attended the church and graveside and to all who paid their respects as the funeral cortège made its way through Connel village and on to Achnaba cemetery. Thanks to all who generously donated to the retiral collection, the sum of £747.84 was raised for Parkinsons UK. “Through the sunshine of my dreams I hear you calling”

MEMORIAMS
BLUE – Treasured memories of a dearly loved sister Lilian, who passed September 22, 2011.
Too dearly loved to be forgotten.
– Inserted by her sister Mary, brother Donnie and Jim.

KELLY – Remembering a wonderful dad and granda Michael, who died September 17, 2020 and much missed mum and granny Catherine, who died June 3, 2004.
You left us cherished memories
With every turning tide
Though we cannot see you
You’re always at our side
– Karen, Duncan and Alistair xxx

MACDONALD – Catherine, died September 12, 2006.
Mum, no words, no verse could ever say how much I miss you every day.
A loving thought, a silent tear, forever wishing you were here.
– Inserted by John. Xx
Also remembering my much loved brother-in-law, Kenny Campbell, suddenly taken
from us on August 10, 2018. Sorely missed by everyone.

MACDONALD – Remembering with love our beloved father and papa, Douglas Macdonald, who passed away on September 18, 1991. Also remembering loved ones gone before and after.
We keep in our hearts the love of the past
For there it was planted forever to last.
Too deep in our hearts, for death to divide.
Each day of our lives, you walk by our side.
– His ever loving daughters, Mary Flora, Sandra, May Margaret and families.

MACDOUGALL – Treasured memories of Callum, a dearly loved husband, father and grampy, who died on September 19, 1997.
Loved and remembered always.
– Freena and family.

MACDOUGALL – Remembering with love our dad and grampy Callum, who passed away on September 19, 1997.
Never more than a thought away.
– Margaret and family, Mull.

MACLEAN – Remembering with love, Calum Lachlan Donald, killed on September 20, 2001 aged 29, and his father Captain Eoghainn James MacLean, died April 28, 2016.
Both forever missed.
– Anne and sons Niall, Sheumais and Eoghainn.

ROSS – In loving memory of Marion Ross, a lovely wife, mother and grandmother.
Those we love don’t go away
But walk beside us every day
Unseen, unheard but always near
Still loved and missed and very dear
– Love always from The Ross family x