Announcements for dates 20/08/17 – 26/08/17

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BIRTHS
BROWN – Alec and Kayleigh are delighted to announce the birth of their baby son Ruaridh Iain, born on August 5, 2017 at RAH Paisley, a wee brother for a delighted Calum. Thanks to all in attendance.
MARRIAGE
MCFLYNN – MACGREGOR – Both families are delighted to announce the marriage of Eilidh, daughter of Norma MacKenzie, Tarbert and Peter McFlynn, Glasgow, to Jamie, son of Gordon and the late Lesley MacGregor at Mar Hall, Bishopton, on August 12, 2017.
A fabulous day shared with family and friends.
DEATHS
BLACK – Peacefully at his home, after a long battle with dementia, borne bravely, on August 15, 2017, Gilbert Black, aged 85 years, of Torbhlaren Farm, Kilmichael Glassary, beloved and loving husband of Jean Grant, much loved dad of Janice and Gillian, adored papa to Douglas, Donald and Gordon and a much respected father-in-law. A good neighbour, dear friend to many, and a popular work colleague to many in the local farming community. Funeral service was held in Glassary Parish Church, Kilmichael, on Monday, August 21, 2017, followed by interment at Achnabreac Cemetery. Sadly missed.
BLACKADDER – Alistair, died suddenly in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary on Saturday, August 19, 2017, age 53. Eldest son of Bruce and the late Marta Blackadder of Tobermory. Brother and brother-in-law of Neil and Trina. Much loved Uncle of Findlay and Ruaridh. Cremation will take place in Aberdeen, date to be arranged.
CAMERON – Murdoch John, aged 82, formerly of Ballachulish and son of the late Neil Cameron and Maria Dunn, suddenly at home on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, beloved husband of Susan, much loved father of Murdoch and Fiona, loving granddad to Rory, Erin and Joseph and father-in-law of Josephine and Kristofer.
MACDONALD – Chrissie (nee Simpson) Passed away peacefully at home at her beloved Fanmore on her native Isle of Mull on August 17 in her 71st year. Wife of the late Jimmy MacDonald, Mannal, Tiree. Devoted mum of Allison and Anne and mum-in-law of Tony and the late Colin. Loving sister of Anne and dear Auntie to many. A service will be held in Salen church on Monday August 28 at 11.30am. A collection will be taken for the RNLI and the British Sailors Society. Aig fois a-nis agus gu siorraidh
MACDONALD – A horrible darkness has fallen on our family as our beautiful loved Isobel, wife to Roni and mother to Gavin and Christopher, has been taken from us in a cruel and devastating way. Our hearts are broken our lives will never be the same. There will be a celebration of Isobel’s life at Oban Parish Church, Glencruitten Road, Oban on Saturday, August 26 at 11.00 am, thereafter to Achnaba Cemetery. The family requested bright colours be worn. Retiring collection/donations if desired for Breast Cancer.
MACNEIL – Peacefully in the care of Meallmore Lodge Care Home, Daviot, on August 20, 2017, Lachlan MacNeil, aged 83 years, R.I.P., formerly of Castlehill Gardens, Cradlehall, Inverness and Caol, Fort William, a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, father-in-law and uncle. Funeral Mass today, Thursday August 24, at 11a.m. in St Barr’s R C Church, Northbay, Barra; thereafter to Eoligarry Cemetery. All welcome to attend. Donations, if desired, to the Barra Hospice Fund may be given at the door. Arrangements by D. Chisholm & Sons, Inverness.
McNEILL – (Isle of Colonsay). Peacefully at Grant Crescent Maryburgh, on Friday, August 18, 2017, Donald (Gibby) aged 91 years, Beloved husband of Margaret, loving father to Fiona and Effie, a loving grandfather and great-grandfather will be sadly missed by all. Funeral service will be held today Thursday, August 24, 2017, at Church of Scotland, Scalisaig, Isle of Colonsay commencing at 1 p.m., thereafter to Kilchatten Burial Ground. Family flowers only please, but a donation, if so desired, may be made at the service for Marie Curie Scotland. Enquiries to Mairi Russell Funeral Services. Tel: 01349 880901.
MARTIN – Janet (Netta) nee MacLean of Garelochhead and formerly of Scarinish Isle Of Tiree loving wife of the late Frederick (Freddy) Martin, peacefully at Castle View Care Home, Dumbarton on August 20, 2017. Loving mother of Anne Pickett and the late Neil MacLean Martin, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister and Aunt. Always Loved and forever missed. For funeral arrangements please contact James Auld Funeral Directors 01436 677768
TUTTY – Margaret (nee MacBean). Peacefully, at home on Monday, August 21 2017. Beloved wife of the late James Tutty. Loving sister, mother, granny, great granny and friend to many. Funeral Service to be held tomorrow (Friday) August 25, 2017 at 12 noon in Kilmallie Parish Church, Corpach. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to LAD can be given at the church door or forwarded to John McLellan Funeral Directors, Dudley Road, Fort William.
YATES – In loving memory of Phyllis Anne Yates who passed away peacefully in her sleep at home, sister to Kay, Donald and Robbie, mother of Alistair, Stuart and Karen and grandmother, loving partner to Paul. The service will be held at noon on Friday August 25 at Kilmartin Church. The Rev Cliff Acklam will lead the service. Arrangements under the direction of Donald MacDonald, Lochgilphead.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
MACCOLL – Donnie. Jeannie and family wish to convey their sincerest thanks to everyone for the overwhelming expressions of sympathy through cards, messages, visits and support following their sad loss of Donnie. Thanks in particular to Mr Billy McClymont for professional and compassionate funeral arrangements, Rev Johnny Paton for spiritual support and comforting funeral service, Mrs Elizabeth Jack for beautiful organ music, Mr Sandy MacAulay for uplifting accordion playing, Alexander Anderson for beautiful piping, all Elders supporting us in Salen Church and Claire and Gerry Ralston and staff at Salen Hotel for catering and refreshments. Our deepest gratitude to Donnie’s carers and the kitchen staff at Bowman Court, and to all medical staff on Mull for his care over the last five years. Memorial donations totalling £1520 have been made between Marie Curie Mull and Iona Group and to Heart, Chest and Stroke Scotland from generous donations made in memory of Donnie. Donnie has left us with many memories that we will treasure forever.
MEMORIAMS
CAMERON – Treasured memories of Gregor, a much loved husband, who passed away one year ago today.
Our hearts are full of memories
With pride we speak your name
Our lives go on without you
But nothing is the same
We talk about you often
Of things you would say and do
We have many loving memories
But we wish we still had you
– Mary xx
CAMERON – Treasured memories of Gregor, a dear dad and papa taken from us one year ago today. Many a day his name is spoken. And many an hour he is in our thoughts. He may have gone from our lives. But never from our hearts. Missed every day, loved always
– Nicola, Finlay, Gregor, Daniel and families.
CARMICHAEL – In loving memory of our dear mother,
mother-in-law and grandmother Mary Logan, who died August 24, 1996. Forever in our hearts, always in our thoughts.
– Inserted by Irene, Donald, Nigel and family, Islay and Glasgow.
MACDONALD – Treasured memories of Alister, a devoted husband and father, who passed away on August 18, 2001.
The many things you did for me
In your kind and loving way
Give me memories to treasure
As I think of you each day.
– Helen.
We miss you dad, our hearts are sore
With each new day we miss you more
No longer in our lives to share
But in our hearts you’re always there.
– Iain, Deirdre and Mhairi.
MACGILLIVRAY – Katherine. Mum three years since you left. Always thinking about you and miss you every day.
You are always by my side.
– Paul
MACLELLAN – In ever loving memory of my dear husband, Donald (Donnie), who died on August 23, 2009.
Deep are the memories,
precious this day.
No passage of time,
will take them away.
-Sadly missed, inserted by his loving wife Morag, Oban.
MACLEOD – In loving memory of our dear dad, granddad and greatgrand dad, Hugh, Sunnyville, Tiree who died August 28 2013. Also remembering our dear mum, Lottie who died March 9, 1993.
The special years will not return
When we were all together.
But with the love, thats in our hearts
You will walk with us forever.
-We love you always, Rita, Johann, Morag, Ian and families.
McGRATH – precious memories of our dear mum and Shen, Margaret, Achaleven Farm, who died August 23, 2006. We had a wonderful mother, one who never really grew old, her smile was made of sunshine and her heart was solid gold. Her eyes were bright as shining stars, and her cheeks fair roses, you see we had a wonderful mother, and that’s the way it will always be. Love today and always
– Your loving children, grand-children and all the family. xxx
McTAGGART – With treasured and loving memories or our dear parents, grandparents and sister May who died August 23, 2011, and John who died December 25, 2005.
Miss you both so much xx
-Ian, Philina, Christina and Family
OWEN – In loving memory of our dear dad and grandpa who passed away on August 25, 1997.
Forever in our thoughts and prayers.
– Tom, Lily, Elizabeth and families.
SIMPSON – 30th Anniversary, remembering my dad Ian who died so suddenly August 24, 1987. Not just today but everyday, always in my thoughts.
– Mary x
SIMPSON – Treasured memories of my dear dad Ian, thirteen years have gone, August 24, and it still breaks my heart.
– Roberta