Announcements for dates 06/08/17 – 12/08/17

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BIRTHS
MACINNES – Iain and Beverley are delighted to announce the arrival of their son, Jude Alexander, a beautiful brother for Zak and Phoebe, and grandson for Isabel and Ron, Joe and the late Maureen Moran. Thanking all local midwives, especially Donna.
DEATHS
MITCHELL – Suddenly at home, on August 5, 2017, Alexander (Sandy) Mitchell, of Macduff, loving husband to Vera, will be very much missed. Funeral service to be held in Moray Crematorium, on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 2.30pm. Family flowers only.
acknowledgements
CASKIE – Gordon, David, Kathleen and Heather wish to thank all friends and family who supported them in many different ways, before and after, the sad loss of Sheena. We are forever in your debt. A special thank you must go to nurse, Aileen, and Rev Catriona Hood.
MACGILP – The family of the late Alasdair B MacGilp would like to thank everyone for flowers, cards and messages of sympathy and support received following their recent sad loss. Grateful thanks to Knapdale Ward, social care services, Dochas Centre and Erskine Care Home who provided specialist care in the last year of Alasdair’s life. Our thanks also to Rev David Carruthers for an uplifting and comforting service, to Stan Lupton Funeral Directors for professional services, to Keli who provided the beautiful floral tribute to her grandfather and to Pipe Major, Craig Lang, for his excellent piping at the cemetery. Extended thanks to the Grey Gull for catering and hospitality, and finally, to all who paid their last respects at the church and graveside. The retiral collection raised over £600 for Erskine Care Home.
MACMILLAN – John, Malina, Alison, George and families would like to thank everyone for flowers, cards, calls and kind messages of support on the sad loss of Fiona. A special lady, who will be dearly missed. Special thanks to doctors at Southend Surgery, district nurses and all staff at Campbeltown Hospital. Special thanks to Rev Fulcher for his kind words and uplifting service, to Nettie Semple, and to Kenny Blair for caring and professional services, which were much appreciated. Thanks also to Dunaverty Hall and Argyll Bakeries for a lovely tea. Finally, our thanks to all who attended church and graveside to pay their respects. The retiral collection raised £1,328.28 for the British Heart Foundation and Friends of the Beatson.
NICOLL – Phyllis and family would like to thank friends, family and neighbours for all their cards, calls and messages of sympathy and support following the sad loss of Richard (Dick). Special thanks to Maggie, all of the community nurses, nursing assistants and carers who supported Dick in his last weeks and Stan Lupton and his colleagues for their compassionate, professional support to the family. Thanks also to all those who attended the funeral service at Dundee Crematorium and the commemorative gathering at Skipness Village Hall to pay their respects, with particular thanks to all of the volunteers who organised and supplied the lovely tea and beautiful flowers. The combined charity collection raised £600 for Macmillan Cancer Support and Marie Curie Cancer Care.
ROWAN – The family of the late John (Jackie) Rowan would like to thank everyone for cards, flowers and phone calls received on the sad loss of Jackie. Thanks also to staff of Argyll Homecare (especially John Davidson and Ellen Lang), Carr Gomm, Community nurses and Lois from Marie Curie nurses, for their exceptional care and compassion shown to Jackie. Thanks also to Seamus for being a good friend to Jackie. Special thanks to Fiona and Roddy for their highly professional and efficient funeral arrangements, to Rev Carruthers for a comforting service; to Morna for beautiful flowers, and lastly, to the Grey Gull for excellent purvey.
IN MEMORIAMS
ADCOCK – Wishing our angel, Keira, a happy 17th birthday.
– All our love and kisses, Mum, Dad, Cassie and Annie xx.
ALLAN – Sweet and happy memories of our darling youngest son, Iain Kelly, died July 30, 2006. Also my beloved husband, Robert Galbraith (Big Bert), died August 13, 2006.
Love and miss you both so much.
Till we meet again.
Always and ever.
– Jean xx.
LIDDELL – In loving memory of our dear dad, Robert, who died August 9, 2004.
We think about you every day,
We talk about you too,
We have precious memories,
But we wish we still had you.
Loved and remembered every day,
Missed more than words can say.
– Evelyn and Hamish, Elaine, Robert, Grant and Stephanie.
MACINNES – Loving memories of our Catherine.
May the winds of love blow gently,
And whisper in your ear,
How much we love and miss you,
And wish that you were here.
– Mum and Dad.
Love you always.
– Sandy, Tasha and family.
To the moon and back.
– Emma, Adam and family.
MACINNES – Catherine.
You left us beautiful memories,
Your love is still our guide,
Though we cannot see you,
You’re always at our side.
– Auntie Kaye and Homer.
Miss our wee cuppa and natter.
– Auntie Shona and Logan xx.
Catherine, miss you so much.
– Gr-a-nn-y xx.
MACLENNAN – Precious memories of our mum, Elizabeth, died August 12, 1985.
Memories are like threads of gold,
They never tarnish or grow old.
Loved and missed always.
– Lorne, Leone, Darren and Laurene x.
MCKENZIE – Alexander (Sandy), died August 11, 2005.
Remembering Sandy,
Today and every day,
With much love and affection.
– Jane and girls xxx.
MORRISON – In loving memory of my fiancé, Murdo, who died August 13, 2009. It’s eight years since you were taken away, Murdo,
You are loved and remembered every day.
– Annie xx.
ROSS – Ten years today, Dad, and it’s just as hard now as it was then.
Always in our thoughts.
Loved and missed always.
– Your son Robert, Rosemary and grandchildren x.
SCOTT – In loving memory of Donald, who passed away August 15, 2011.
Time rolls on, but memories last, no longer in our lives but always in our hearts,
loved and remembered every day.
– Mum, Archie, Fiona, Calum and families.
SHAW – In loving memory of my dear dad (Alan), who died August 13, 2010.
Dearly missed.
Loved and remembered every day.
– John.