Announcements – 30 June, 2022

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DEATHS
ANSELL – Joyce died peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 after a short illness. A private farewell with family will take place on Friday, July 1 in Portsmouth, to where she had recently moved. In lieu of flowers Joyce requested donations be made to Mary’s Meals.
MACKAY – John George. On June 22, 2022, aged 72 years, peacefully at home after a short illness surrounded by family. Much-loved husband, dad, granddad, brother, uncle and friend. Funeral on Friday, July 1, 1pm at Argyllshire Gathering Halls and thereafter Pennyfuir Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Cancer Research UK.
MACNIVEN – On June 20, 2022, at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow with her loving family by her side, Jacqueline Mary (Jackie) née Felgate, aged 67 years, beloved wife of Gordon MacNiven, a much loved and adored mum to Dawn and Michael. A loving granny to Rhian, Duncan, Nicola, Noah, and Emmy. Cherished sister, sister-in-law, mother-in-law, and aunt.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
MACCALLUM – John Campbell MacCallum – (Piper) Kinlochleven/Ballachulish. Mairi and Tony wish to convey their sincerest appreciation for the expressions of sympathy and kindness shown towards them following the recent sad loss of John. Our heartfelt thanks to all who attended church and graveside and to those who sent condolence messages, cards, flowers, made phone calls and other gestures of emotional and practical support. We are extremely grateful to you all. We offer our special thanks to the family of staff at Abbeyfield Ballachulish for their dedication, care, professionalism, and humour which they conveyed in so many ways to John and ourselves during his final weeks affording him precious time with family and friends for which we will be forever grateful. Sincere thanks to Rev. Malcolm Kinnear for his comforting spiritual service, Ms. Ena McAngus for the beautiful musical accompaniment and Major Janet MacIntyre of the Salvation Army for her fitting tribute and unwavering support. “Tapadh leat” to Piper Audrey Barnett for playing all John’s final requests with such sensitivity and professionalism. Many thanks to The Holly Tree Hotel, Kentallen and Crafts and Things, Glencoe for purveying and their hospitality; to McDonald Brothers of Inverlochy for their stunning floral tributes. We are especially thankful to James and Gayle MacCorquodale and David MacKay of CCP Haulage; to Donnie Main and the former drivers of the KRT for their own fitting and personal tributes to John, and in the carrying of one final load. Our gratitude is also expressed to Scott and David at Greenlees & Son Funeral Directors for their support, guidance, and professional arrangements. Finally, a sincere thank you to all who generously donated in John’s memory £542.06 to Abbeyfield Ballachulish. Mairi & Tony – Allanbreck, Lettermore, Ballachulish.
NUDDS – The family of the late Betty Nudds would like to thank everyone for the support and kindness, cards and flowers following Betty’s death. Thanks to Dr Buchanan in Lochaline, staff at Belford Hospital and Carr Gomm for their care. Also to Rev. George Cringles, organist Elizabeth Cringles and Catherine MacGillivray for making the service special. We thank Catriona and staff at Hoeys for all funeral arrangements.
MEMORIAMS
BROWN – Cherished memories of my parents, Lachlan, died July 2, 1972, Annie, died July 4, 2002, both at The Bungalow, Crossapol, Tiree.
Always true thoughtful and kind
Beautiful memories you have left behind
– Their daughter Christina, Dunoon, grandchildren Alison, Devon and Ewan, USA.
CAMERON – In loving memory of our dear mum and nana Annette, who passed away June 30, 2013 and our dad and papa Ian, on April 2, 1997.
Always in our thoughts
Forever in our hearts.
– Mairi, Margaret, John and families.
CARMICHAEL – Precious memories of my mum Katie Mary, who passed away on July 3, 2021. Beloved wife of Dugald, who passed away on May 14, 2021. Together again.
Loved and remembered every day.
– Norman and all family in Oban and Australia.
CARMICHAEL – Katie Mary. In loving memory of our dear mother and ‘Granny Oban’ who passed away July 3, 2021
It broke our hearts to lose you
But you did not go alone
For part of us went with you
The day God called you home.
Loved and remembered always.
– Jonathan, Fiona, Hannah and John xxxx
CRAIG – In loving memory of Johnnie, who died July 2, 2017.
We who love you, sadly miss you
As it dawns another year
In our lonely hours of thinking,
Thoughts of you are ever near.
– Love Isobel, Shirley, Davy, Nicole and Kian.
CRAIG – John. In memory of a very special brother-in-law.
We can’t have the old days back
When we were all together
But secret tears and loving thoughts
Will be with us forever.
– Moira, George and family.
MACDONALD – David. Missing a wonderful husband who passed away on June 25, 2021. Also remembering my brother-in-law James (the barber), sister-in-law Mhari, my mother-in-law and my own parents.
Always in my thoughts.
– Mary Ann.
MACINNES – Precious memories of my loving husband Eoghan (formerly of Isle of Luing), died July 2, 2006.
Always in my thoughts, forever in my heart.
– Mairi, Strollamus.
STEWART – In loving memory of a dear mother and granny, Nan, who died June 25, 2002.
Gone are the days we used to share
But in our hearts you are always there.
– Catherine, Kenneth, Margaret and families.
TURNER – Treasured memories of Dennis, beloved husband and dad, who died July 3, 1993.
Always in our thoughts
Forever in our hearts.
– Elizabeth, Julie and Steven.