Announcements – 12th May, 2022

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DEATHS
KENNEDY – Peacefully passed away aged 91 at Raigmore Hospital on Thursday, May 5, 2022 with her family at her bedside, Christina (Tot) Kennedy née Cameron. Much loved wife of the late Archie, devoted mam of Ken and Irene, loving mother-in-law to Neill. Sister of Margaret and the late Mary, auntie, friend and confidante to many. Funeral will take place on Wednesday, May 18 at 11.30 am in Invergarry Parish church. All welcome. Floral tributes welcome. Donations if desired to Cats Protection and Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland.

RANKIN – Suddenly at home on Thursday, May 5, 2022, Dugald McPherson (Dugie, retired council officer), in his 90th year. Husband of the late Morag née Burton, beloved dad of Iseabal, Elspeth, Ann, Alasdair and Douglas, dear father-in-law, brother to the late Allan, loving grandfather and great-grandfather, sadly missed. Funeral service at Greenock crematorium on Thursday, May 19 at 3pm, to which all friends are invited. Family flowers only please.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
McKENZIE – Gordon, Jane and family would like to thank most sincerely all family and friends for the lovely flowers, cards and messages of sympathy on the sad loss of their Mum and Granny – Elspeth. Special thanks to Lochaber Community nurses for their care and kindness. Also to the doctors and nurses in Raigmore and the Belford hospital. Thank you to Bill Skene for a comforting service. Also to John Cameron the organist and Sandy MacKenzie the piper. Many thanks to McDonald Brothers for the beautiful floral tributes. A sincere thank you to McLellan Funeral Directors for their compassion, support and professionalism. Thanks to the Alexandra Hotel for the lovely lunch. A huge thank you to everyone who attended on a beautiful Lochaber day, many travelling a long distance.

MEMORIAMS
BOWMAN – Cherished memories of Ian, who died May 13, 2015. Always remembered as a loving presence and much loved by us all.
– Mary and family, Biggar and Tobermory.

BOYD – Alan, March 10, 1983 – May 15, 2002.
Every day in some small way
Memories of you come our way
Though absent, you are always near
Still loved, still missed and very dear.
– With love from all the family.

CARMICHAEL – In loving memory of our dear dad and Seanair, Dugald Carmichael, who passed away May 14, 2021.
Beautiful memories
Silently kept
Of someone we loved
And will never forget
– Jonathan, Fiona, Hannah and John.

CARMICHAEL – Precious memories of my dad Dugald, who passed away on May 14, 2021, beloved husband of Katie Mary, who passed away July 3, 2021. Together again.
Loved and remembered every day.
– Norman and all family in Oban and Australia.

GIBSON – In loving memory of John (Gibby), who passed away May 16, 2015.
Loved and remembered every day.
– Mum, Jackie, Linda and families.

GROUNDWATER – In loving memory of Marie, dearly loved wife, mother and granny who died May 12, 2014.
Always in our thoughts.
– John and family.

MACDONALD – Precious memories of my wife and our mum Marilyn (MacArthur), died May 10, 1998.
Loved and missed every day.
– Billy, Morven, William and Andrea.

MACDONALD – Precious memories of a very dear mum and granny Kathleen, who passed May 15, 2018 and a very dear dad and papa Ronnie, who passed away June 2, 2017.
Never more than a thought away
Loved and membered every day.
– By all the family in Ballachulish, East Kilbride and Bridge of Earn.

MACDONALD – In loving memory of a darling son and brother, Johnnie, died May 12, 2014.
Also a dear husband and dad, Calum (Auch), died August 21, 1997.
Always in our hearts.
– Johan MacDonald, Killin and Marie and Callum Roy Bridge.

MACINTYRE – In loving memory of a dear father, father-in-law and Seanair, Donald Archibald (DA) who passed away May 16, 2005.
Deep are the memories
Precious they stay
No passing of time
Shall take them away
Lovingly remembered
– Neil, Jennifer, Charles and family.

MACKECHNIE – In loving memory of my husband Gilbert MacKechnie, 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 – In loving memory of Gilbert MacKechnie.
Always in our thoughts.
– Paula and Laura.

MACKECHNIE – Gilbert. Much missed Dad and Papa, passed away May 12, 2020.
Missing the sound of your voice and the wisdom of your advice.
Missing your massive hugs that no one can replace.
Love always.
– Jan, Mark, Nadia and Joe xxxx

MACKECHNIE – In memory of Gilbert MacKechnie, who passed away on May 12, 2020
Those we love don’t go away
They walk beside us every day
Unseen, unheard but always near
Still loved still missed and forever dear
– Iain, Lindsay, Quinn and Georgie.

WATT – In loving memory of our mother Mary Watt (Maimie), who died May 12, 1984.
Always in our thoughts
Forever in our hearts.
– Catherine and family Tobermory, Sheena and family, Alexandria.