Announcements – 7th October, 2021

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ENGAGEMENT
HAINES – MACLEAN – The engagement is announced between George, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Haines, Farnham, and Miranda, middle daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robin Maclean of Ardgour, Lochaber.

DEATHS
CLARK – Suddenly at home, with his family on Sunday, October 3, 2021, aged 78 years, David Donald Clark beloved husband of Aileen, much loved dad to David, loving grandad to Alex and Cameron. Sadly missed by all the family.

COWIE – Peacefully at Lorn and Islands Hospital, Oban on Friday, October 1, 2021, aged 93 years, Margaret MacLean Cowie (Peggy), beloved wife of the late George, dearly loved mum of Stuart and mother-in-law of Moira, much loved granny of Andrew and Alexander, and loving GG to her four great-grandchildren. Will be sorely missed by all her family.

DONALDSON – Dr David Bruce (Edinburgh). Peacefully in the care of the Western General Hospital on September 26, 2021. Bruce, age 100 years. Former GP in Connel, Argyll and Inverleith Row, Edinburgh. Beloved husband of the late Anne Corbett and adored father, grandfather and father-in-law. Funeral private and family flowers only please.

MACLENNAN – Peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, aged 67 years, Roderick (Roddy) MacLennan. Much loved father of Jane Marie and Ruari, treasured Grandpa to Hannah, Ruari and Hector, beloved brother to Angus and the late Donald, and a good friend to many. Sadly missed by all.

MACNEIL – Marie MacNeil (MacLean) passed away as peacefully and as comfortably as possible in the care of Dail Mhor Nursing Home, Strontian on October 2, 2021. Wife to the late Roderick John MacNeil (Monty) and much-loved mother to Joseph and the late Mairi Lawrie (MacNeil). Grandmother to Emily, Sarah, Kaylie, Avery and Christopher and a dear friend to many, she will be dearly missed. A service will be held at St John’s RC, Caol, Fort William at 7.00pm on Monday, October 11, and again at St Brendan’s RC, Craigston, Barra at 11.00am on Wednesday, October 13, followed by burial at Allasdale Cemetery.

RAVEN – Peacefully on September 8, 2021, June Raven formerly of ‘Achnacraoibh’, Kilchrenan, Taynuilt, aged 87. Loving wife of Bob Stevens, mother to Clare, Simon and Adam and stepmother to Kerry. Sadly missed by her family, many friends and all those who knew this wonderful lady.
ROSS – Katie. It is with deep sadness that the Ross family announces the peaceful death, surrounded by her family, of Katie McNab Ross (née McFarlane of Tobermory, Isle of Mull) aged 84, on September 30, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Daniel (Dan) Baird Ross, loving mother to Margaret, Alice and John and much loved Gran to Amy, Emma, Daniel and Sammy. Her funeral will be at 1.45pm on Friday, October 15 at Mearns Kirk Church, 404 Mearns Road, Glasgow, G77 5BU, followed by Mearns Cemetery, Waterfoot Road at 2.30pm. All welcome. Donations to Alzheimer Scotland.
SIMPSON – Peacefully at Etive House Care Home, Benderloch, in his 76th year, Archibald Maclean (Archie). Much loved son of the late Archie and Isa and a dear cousin.

THOMSON – Campbell John. Suddenly at home on September 17, 2021. Campbell much loved husband of Lynn, brother of Anne, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle and dear friend to many. He will be sadly missed. Funeral service at Woodside Crematorium, Paisley on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 2.30pm. Family flowers only please.

WHITELAW – Michael (Big Mick) died peacefully in Oban Hospital on Sunday, September 26, 2021, surrounded by his closest family. He will be missed by so many.

WRIGHT – Marie Patricia (née Dennehy) of Taynuilt, Argyll, died peacefully on September 28, 2021, aged 88. Beloved wife of the late John Bennett Wright, cherished mother of Josie, Gordon, Georgina and the late Hedley and adored Granny of Rebecca, John, Alex and Jasmine. Deeply missed by all. Private family funeral.

MEMORIAMS
MACKECHNIE – Elizabeth Anne. In loving memory of mum who died October 9, 2020. Cherished, precious memories of a loving mum, granny and great-granny. Loved and remembered every day and always in our thoughts.
– David, Agnes and all the family.

MACINNES – In loving memory of our dad and grandpa, who left us ten years ago on October 5, 2011.
Always in our thoughts.
– The MacInnes family, Ruaig and Heanish, Tiree.

STEWART – In loving memory of our dear mum Ann, granny and great-granny, who died October 5, 2006.
You always had a smile to share
Time to give and time to care
Your memories are our greatest treasure
To have, to love and keep forever.
Sadly missed.
– Ronald, Kate, Neil, Rhoda, Isobel and families.

WALKER – In loving memory of my mother Marybell, who died October 4, 1990.
Sadly missed.
– Inserted by her son Archie.

WALKER – In loving memory of Marybell, our mother and grandmother, who passed away October 4, 1990.
Always in our thoughts.
– Allan and family.

WHITE – John Kearnie (Big John). Treasured memories of a beloved brother, uncle and great uncle, taken from us so suddenly on October 1, 2018.
Loved and respected by all family at home and away.