Announcements for dates 13/05/17 – 19/05/17

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BIRTHS
MUIR – HERROD – Matilda is delighted to announce the arrival of her beautiful wee sister, Alice Sarah Gemma Muir, born on April 11, 2017.  Second daughter for David and Julie.

DEATHS
FLINT – James Fleming, aged 76 years, died unexpectedly and suddenly, on May 16, 2017,  dearly loved son of Betty and the late Toonie Flint, dear brother of Hilary and Sarah and treasured uncle of Hamish, Andrew, Nicki and Amy.  Funeral service at Perth Crematorium, on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 11:30am.  Family flowers only.

HILL – Stephen Paul, taken suddenly, but slipped away peacefully, with his family there to say goodbye, at the Intensive Care Unit in Glasgow Royal Infirmary, on May 10, 2017, aged 53 years. Currently of Glasgow, formerly of Tarbert, Ardrishaig and Lochgilphead, loved Argyll but heart always in home town of Wolverhampton.  Deeply loved husband of Shona, devoted dad of Cameron, Stephanie and Natalie, loving granddad of Ryan, Rhys, Liam, Dylan and Oliver, deeply loved brother of Darren, brother-in-law of Andrew and Lindsay, son-in-law of Rob and Isla, nephew of Christine, cousin of Andrew, Spike and Michelle, and a good neighbour, much respected work colleague and very good friend to many.  To be laid to rest beside his dad, Maurice Gordon Hill, in Wolverhampton. Thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff at the GRI, especially at the ICU, who cared for Steve and looked after his family with great care and compassion.

HUSBAND – Peacefully, in the Campbeltown Hospital, on May 7, 2017, Leonard Graham Husband, in his 77th year, Longisle, Knocknaha, Campbeltown, dearly beloved partner of Margaret Windsor, a much loved stepfather, grandfather and friend to many. Funeral in the Lorne and Lowland Parish Church, Campbeltown, on Tuesday, May 30 at 1.00pm, funeral thereafter to Kilkerran Cemetery.  Friends please accept this intimation and invitation.  Family flowers only please.  A retiral collection will be held in aid of the Sunshine Room, Campbeltown Hospital.

MCINNES – Peacefully, in the Sunshine Room at the Campbeltown Hospital, on May 11, 2017, John Martin McInnes, in his 88th year, formerly of Smith Drive, Campbeltown, dearly beloved husband of the late Margaret McInnes, much loved father of Caroline and the late Elaine, loving grandfather of Sandy, Robyn, Stephen and Julia and a loving great grandfather of Katy, Sean, Kieran, Abigail and Teegan.

RONALD – Peacefully, in the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, on May 12, 2017, Jean Wilson Mitchell Miller, in her 85th year, 10 Barochan Place, Campbeltown, dearly beloved wife of the late James Ronald, formerly of Knockstaplebeg Farm, Southend and a much loved mother and granny. Funeral private.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
GREIG – The family of the late Ken Greig would like to thank everyone for their kind messages, cards and support over the last few weeks.  Our grateful thanks go to all the staff of Campbeltown Hospital involved in Ken’s care, to Rev Philip Wallace for an uplifting service, to David McEwan for the lovely music, to Alasdair, Kenneth and Rhys Blair for their professionalism and guidance, to the Argyll Hotel for the purvey, and lastly, to all who paid their respects at the church and graveyard.  £1,345.21 was generously donated to the retiral collection for Campbeltown Acute Ward and Lorne and Lowland Church.

MACMILLAN – The family of the late Jenny F MacMillan would like to express their appreciation to family, friends and neighbours for their kind thoughts, cards, flowers, visits and baking following their recent loss. It was Jenny’s wish to be nursed at home, which was achieved, so a heartfelt thanks to Maggie, all the district nurses and Carr Gomm staff and Dr Norrie for their dedication and guidance.  Our thanks to Mathew and organist, David McEwan, for the comforting service and music, to T A Blair for their guidance and assistance and to the Argyll Hotel for the excellent purvey. To all who attended the church and interment, our heartfelt thanks.  The amount of £600 was collected and will be donated to Macmillan Nurses, Kintyre Locality.

IN MEMORIAMS
GILCHRIST – In loving memory of Malcolm (Shorty), died May 20, 2012, loving husband, dad and granda.
You are always on our minds.
– Jean and family.

KENNEDY – May (Gillespie), died May 18, 2008, loving mum and granny.
Sadly missed, forever loved.
– John, Catherine, John, Niall and Michael.

MUIR – In loving memory of a much loved son, brother and uncle, Garry, who died May 22, 2016.
Always in our thoughts.
Sadly missed.
– Dad and all the family, home and away.

SHARP – May, a loving mum, granny, aunty and sister, fell asleep May 21, 2016.
In our home she is fondly remembered,
Sweet memories cling to her name,
Those who loved her in life sincerely,
Still love her in death just the same.
Miss you, Mum.
– Love, Enid, John, Matthew and Gareth.
Much love.
– Roma, Che and family.
Fond thoughts.
– From Dougie.

SHARP – For Aunty May.
Loved and remembered by us all.
– Janice, Allan, Kerry and Iona.

SHARP – In memory of May Sharp, died May 21, 2016.
Always in our thoughts.
– Robert, Sandra, Lynne, Peter, Barry, Ian and Michelle.