Announcements – 21st July, 2022

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BIRTHS
LEACH – Kirsten and Andrew are delighted to announce the arrival of Rosie Grace on July 7, 2022 at RAH Paisley, a wee sister for Niamh and Ben and another grandchild for Pamela and David and Helen and Andrew. Thanks to all staff in Paisley and Community Midwives in Oban.

DEATHS
DUNSMORE – Suddenly at home in Dunblane on Saturday, July 9, 2022 Alex Dunsmore, dearly loved husband of June (nee Urquhart). Much loved Dad of Colin, Robin, Lucy and David. Adored Papa of Grace and Rose. A very dear brother, son-in-law, father-in-law and uncle. Funeral service will take place in Oban Parish Church on Wednesday, July 27, at 12 noon and thereafter to Pennyfuir cemetery. Family flowers only please.

FORBES – Joan Forbes, nee MacLennan, wife of the late Harry W. Forbes, passed away peacefully in Lydiafield Care Home on June 25, 2022. A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandma. Funeral Service will take place at Glenorchy Parish Church, Dalmally on Monday July 25, 2022 at 12.30pm. Floral tributes welcome.

HARZEM – Jeanie (nee McPhail), formerly of Glencruitten Drive, at the Oxford Nursing Home, Slough on Sunday, June 5, 2022. Jeanie was a devoted mother of the late David. A sincere thanks to Rev David Short, St Mark’s Church and Hospital, all her friends, neighbours, Walker & Co Undertakers and all in Maidenhead who gave our dear loving sister such a dignified and moving farewell.

McLAREN – Peacefully at home, Stalker’s Cottage, Dalmally, on Tuesday July 12, Caroline Campbell, nee Smith, wife of Donald, mother to Ann and James and sister of Thelma. Formerly of Achallader, Bridge of Orchy. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers to Mary’s Meals. Funeral arrangements to be confirmed.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
CLARK – The family of the late Marion (Morag) Clark would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their kindness following Morag’s passing on Tuesday, July 5, after a long illness. To the care staff at Eader Glinn for their love, care and devotion given to Morag since becoming a resident in 2018, to the NHS nurses and doctors who attended her every need to the last. To D & A Munn Ltd, Funeral Directors, for their friendly, compassionate and professional organising of the funeral arrangements. Aileen Binner for conducting such a heartwarming service, to the church organist and the piper at the graveside. To the staff at Soroba House for their catering at the buffet reception. We thank you all.

MACINTYRE – The family of the late Agnes ( Nan ) MacIntyre would like to thank everyone for the many kind expressions of sympathy received following their sad loss. We would like to thank the staff at Glenaray Ward, Mid Argyll Hospital for their care and attention to Nan. Special thanks to Rev. Tom Telfer for a comforting service; to Donald MacDonald Funeral Directors for their caring and efficient arrangements and Morna for lovely floral tributes. Grateful thanks to the members of the local community for their kind gesture in providing the catering in the Hall, it was greatly appreciated by all; and to all who attended and paid their respects at Kilchrenan Church and Cemetery. The retiral collection raised £265 for PDSA.

IN MEMORIAM
ARCHIBALD – In loving memory of our loving daughter, sister, niece and auntie Michelle, died July 25, 2002.
As time goes by without you and the days turn into years
They hold a million memories and a thousand silent tears
No longer in our lives to share
But in our hearts you’re always there
Loved and remembered every day
– Mum, Dad, Lisa, Angus and Mila

CARGILL – In loving memory of John who passed away on July 25, 2019, beloved husband of Jean, dearest dad and papa.
A loving nature kind and true
Is the way we will remember you.
Jean and family

KERR – Lovely memories of our mother, mother-in-law and granny Flora, who died July 26, 2004.
Love John, Morag and family x

MACDONALD – Kayla Mary. Precious Daughter and Sister July 23, 2017 you were sadly taken from us.
There is a special angel in heaven that is a part of us and there is not a day that goes by
where we do not think of you,
We miss you more and more each day.
Thank you to our family and friends who help us so much.
Love you always Kayla
Mum, Ruairidh and Ronnie x

MACDONALD – Kayla (Our Girl) – You gave us the best 8 years of our life, Kayla is your name and now you are no longer here nothing will ever be the same.
We love you more than words can say and will grasp you in our arms when we meet again one day.
All our love Grampa and Lorraine xxxx xxxx

MACDONALD – Kayla
We hold you close in memory
Even though we are apart,
Your spirit will live forever within our broken hearts
Our hearts still ache in sadness and secret tears still flow
For what it meant to lose you
No one will ever know.
In heaven we shall meet again
Where farewell is never spoken
We shall clasp each other
Hand and hand
And the clasp
Shall never be broken
Miss you Kayla
Love Uncle Ewen, Auntie Caitlin and Uncle William xxx

MACDONALD – Beloved and treasured memories of my darling daughter and our sister Kayla, taken away too soon on July 23, 2017.
If I could have a lifetime wish
And one dream that could come true
I would pray to God with all my heart
Just to see and speak to you
A thousand words won’t bring you back
I know because I’ve tried
And neither will a million tears
I know because I’ve cried
You have left behind my broken heart
And precious memories too
But I have never wanted memories
I have only wanted you.
– Inserted by her sorrowing Dad and brothers Ruairidh and Ronnie.
Your lifetime a beautiful memory
Your absence a silent grief
Our beautiful and beloved granddaughter.
– Pappa and Granny, Tiree.
Always in our thoughts Forever in our hearts.
– Magga, Tearlach, Sandra and Lachie, Tiree.

MACDONALD – Kayla Mary.
Five years have gone by and every second we miss our beautiful star in the sky.
Always in our thoughts and our hearts our beautiful girl Kayla Mary MacDonald.
With all our love gaga and uncle Ewen. Xx

MACKICHAN – In loving memory of my much beloved and adored husband Cameron who passed away July 24, 2014. Dearly loved father, stepfather, grandad and great-grandad.
A smile for all, a heart of gold
One of the best this world could hold
Those we love don’t go away
They walk beside us every day.
Inserted by his loving wife Ann, Erskine.
SIMPSON – Fond memories of our dear cousin William Duncan who passed away on July 23, 2021.
Gone but not forgotten.
Caroline, Anne and families.

SWAINSON – Cherished memories of a precious daddy Tony Swainson. Back in mammy’s arms.
Heavenly father hear our prayer
Guide our daddy with tender care
Love him in Heaven
As we did at home
The dearest daddy this world could hold
You always had a smile to share
Time to give and time to care
A loving nature kind and true Is the way we’ll remember you.
Please take care of Paul, daddy.
Love and miss you so much.
– Jacqueline and Marie xxx