Announcements – 19th May, 2022

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DEATHS
CRAIG – David Rae Craig, Lettershuna House, Appin. Peacefully at home on May 7, 2022. Beloved husband of the late Alison MacAlpine Downie, loving father to Jamie and Ethel, much loved Grampa to Aimee, Harry, Charlie and Jack and friend to many. Service to be held at Cardross Crematorium on Wednesday, May 18 at 2.15pm and thereafter to Cardross Golf Club for light refreshments. A memorial service will then take place at Appin Parish Church on Wednesday, June 1 at 11am.

CUNNINGHAM – Annie (née Carmichael). Peacefully at Glasgow Royal Infirmary on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Ann, wife of the late Jim (formerly of Clachan Seil), mother of Cindy and Rory, grandmother to Hannah, Sarah, Fraser, Rachel and great-grandmother to Molly and Felix. Funeral service at Glasgow Crematorium, Maryhill on Friday, May 20 at 1.45pm. All most welcome. For those unable to attend there is a live stream of the service. Access details as follows – Website: https://watch.obitus.com Username: zohi4580 Password: 945638.

FORSYTH – (Golspie). Peacefully in the loving care of all at the Meadows Nursing Home, Dornoch and with his dear family by his side on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, Rev. James Forsyth, aged 84 years, (retired Church of Scotland minister at Fearn, Taynuilt, Contin, Fortrose and Rosemarkie and Bellshill, Glasgow), Rhives Lodge, Golspie, beloved husband of Vivienne, dearly loved dad of Josie, Leona and Janferie, a much loved grandpa and great-grandpa to all his grandchildren, a dear friend and colleague to many. Funeral service was held in St. Andrews Church of Scotland, Golspie on Wednesday, May 18 at 1 p.m. Thereafter to Golspie Cemetery. Donations if so desired may be given for Christian Aid in memory of Rev. James Forsyth to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain or donate by bacs to rbs. S/c 83-27-35, a/c 00254580 ref the late Rev. James.

MACCORMICK – Rev. Moira Grace. Peacefully on May 11, 2022, after a short illness, Moira, loving wife of Duncan, mum to Mairi and Iain and Nana to Evie. Funeral service will take place in Buchlyvie Parish Church on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 11am to which family and friends are cordially invited to attend. This will be followed by the committal at Kippen Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired can be made, in lieu, to Macmillan Cancer.

MACLACHLAN – On May 16, 2022, peacefully at home, Moira Anne MacLachlan, née Tough, in her 75th year, beloved wife of Kenneth MacLachlan and much loved mother of Derek and Paula, dearly loved sister of Alison and the late Elspeth and dear friend of many. A private family cremation will take place at Cardross Crematorium.

MACLEAN – Neil Donald of Dervaig, Isle of Mull on Sunday, May 15, 2022, passed away peacefully at Mull & Iona Community Hospital. Grateful thanks to the hospital staff, GPs and community nurses for their devoted care and attention. Funeral service to be held at Kilmore Parish Church, Dervaig on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 11.30am thereafter to Kilmore Cemetery.

McNAIR – Peacefully at Ardfenaig Residential Home, Ardrishaig on May 13, 2022, Alasdair McNair, in his 93rd year, of Stroneskar, Ford, by Lochgilphead. Beloved husband of Sheena Murray, much loved father of Duncan and the late Sandy. Cherished Grandpa of Ross, Calleigh and Ellie. Funeral service will be held at Glassary, Kilmartin and Ford Parish Church, Kilmartin on Monday, May 23, 2022, thereafter to Kilmartin Churchyard. Family flowers only please. Donations to Alzheimer’s Scotland and Kilmartin Church. All friends are respectfully invited to attend. Enquiries to Donald MacDonald Funeral Directors 01546 602226.

WEMYSS – (Beauly). Isabella (Isa) passed away peacefully, in the care of staff of Heather Suite, Daviot Care Home on May 13, 2022, aged 88 years. Beloved wife of Kenny, loving mam to Alison, Caroline, Jennifer and the late Kenneth, cherished granny, great-granny and a good friend to many. Funeral service is to be held at East Church, Muir of Ord on Monday, May 23, 2022, commencing at 12pm, thereafter to Urray Cemetery. All friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but a donation, if desired, can be made at the service to Alzheimer Scotland and The Heather Suite, Daviot Care Home. Enquiries to Mairi Urquhart & Son, tel: 01349 880901.

MEMORIAL SERVICE
MALCOLM – Kim Malcolm, late of Cuil Bay, Duror. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 11am at St Adamnan’s Church, Duror. Refreshments after at the Duror and Kentallen Community Centre. All welcome.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
CAMPBELL – The family of the late Georgina Campbell (Ena) would like to give their heartfelt thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for their support, letters, cards and phone calls with messages of sympathy and flowers received following the sad loss of Ena. The Revd Jan Steyn for his visits to Ena whilst she was in hospital, kind words and comforting funeral service. Organist Alasdair Smith for the music including some family requests. Piper Callum Wynd who piped the cortège from the Kirk to the cemetery as Ena requested. Nurses at Ward 1 in Clackmannan Community Hospital for the care given to Ena. Roy & McIntyre Funeral Directors for their caring professional funeral arrangements. Dunmar House hotel for the good food and refreshments. The sum of £1300 was raised in Ena’s memory and will be donated to Logie Kirk.

FRASER – Derek, Rhona, Fraser and Hayley would like to thank all relatives, neighbours and friends for their kind messages, calls and cards following the loss of Elma. Thanks to the carers, nurses, all at Tweeddale Surgery. Special thanks to Mabel Wallace for the beautiful service, to John Cameron organist for Elma’s favourite tunes. To McDonald Brothers for the beautiful wreaths. To Jamie and Beth at Manson & MacBeath Funeral Directors for their arrangements and to the Railway Club for their lovely refreshments. Thanks to all that paid their last respects and kindly donated £460 to Save the Children and RNIB.

SINCLAIR – Peter and Margaret and family would like to sincerely thank everyone for the many kind expressions of sympathy, cards, flowers and support received following the sad loss of Dad (Iain). Special thanks to all staff at Tarbert Medical Practice, the Tarbert Home Care team, Carr Gomm carers, Naomi and Tanya, Lois of Marie Curie Cancer Care, and all family, friends and the community for the kind care and attention received, enabling Dad to remain at home, as he had wished. Heartfelt thanks also to Rev Lyn Peden for her kind words and comforting service. To Stan Lupton and his staff for their professionalism, care and compassion, Council staff at the cemetery, Fyne Flowers for the beautiful floral tributes, John Hunt for his excellent piping, and to West Loch House for their hospitality. Thanks to all the people from Tarbert and further afield who paid their respects at the service in Tarbert Parish Church and at Carrick cemetery, and to everyone who expressed their condolences on All Things Tarbert. The retiral collection has raised £460 in loving memory of Dad for Tarbert Parish Church and Marie Curie Cancer Care.

MEMORIAMS
CAMERON – In loving memory of my husband Alexander, who passed away May 20, 2018.
Always in my thoughts, forever in my heart.
– Love always Phemie.

CAMERON – Remembering our dear parents, Ian Cameron, who passed away February 18, 1991 and Marion Cameron (née MacCuish), who passed away May 22, 2018.
Their memory, we treasure.
– Sandra, Kenneth and Alasdair.

EVANS – Loving remembrance of my husband and our dad, Billy, who died May 19, 2016, also my son and our brother Lloyd, who died on January 8, 2021.
Loved and missed every day
Much more than words can ever say.
– Janet, Jane, Claire and families.

KENT – Audrey. In loving memory of our dear Mum who passed away on May 20, 2021, aged 93. Much loved mother to Harry, Tim, Caroline and Sarah, grandmother to Sophie, Aimee, Rebecca, Neil and Nichola, great-grandmother to Hollie, Eilidh, Archie and Lilly. Audrey lived for many happy years with her husband John and family in the West Highlands in Fort William and Kinlochleven. She passed away peacefully at her home in Doune, surrounded by family and friends.

MACCOLL – In loving memory of dear Neilie, who passed away May 13, 2003.
Time changes many things
But not the sadness this day brings
A broken heart, tears unseen
Wishing your absence was only a dream.
– Inserted by Margaret.

WARD – In loving memory of Norrie, who passed away on May 26, 2021. Beloved husband of Jennifer, dear father and grandfather.
Sadly missed.
– Jennifer, Iona and all the family.