Announcements for dates 23/09/17 – 01/10/17

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DEATHS
BLAIR – On September 23, 2017, peacefully at home, Anne Blair, née Boyd, in her 86th year, beloved wife of the late Archie Blair, much loved mother of Duncan, Richard, Archie, David, Janette, Libbie, Gordon, Keith and the late Anne, dearly loved gran of Susie, Marc, Kris, April, Jamie, Danielle, Gary, Lisa, Alasdair, Andrew, Keira, Lynsey, Kirsty, Keiran and Eva. Sadly missed by all. Funeral service was held at Tarbert Free Church, on September 28, interment thereafter at Tarbert Cemetery.
FINN – Peacefully at home, Markland, Kilkerran Road, Campbeltown, on September 26, 2017, Jamesina Hughes Finn (Shirley), in her 82nd year, dearly beloved wife of Cecil Finn, much loved mum of Tommy and Maureen, mother-in-law of Elizabeth and Andrew and loving granny of Tommy, Amy, Liam, Jack, Ross and Matthew. Service will take place in St Kieran’s RC Church, on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 11.00am, funeral thereafter to Kilkerran Cemetery. Friends please accept this intimation and invitation. Family flowers only please.
GILLIES – Peacefully, at the Mid Argyll Hospital, on September 21, 2017, after an illness borne bravely, Marion (Mar) Eileen Topping Gillies, née Stewart, aged 70 years, of 2 Nursery Cottages, Ford, beloved wife of Robert Gillies, loving mum of Aileen and a dear sister, aunt and cousin to all the family. A good neighbour and dear friend to many. Funeral service will be held in Kilmartin Parish Church, today Friday, September 29, 2017 at 12.00 noon, thereafter to Achnabreac Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired, to the Macmillan Day Unit and Glenaray Ward, Mid Argyll Hospital. All friends are respectfully invited to attend.
LANG – Suddenly, on September 20, 2017, Margaret Cruikshank McCallum, in her 74th year, 3 Castleacres, Campbeltown, dearly beloved wife of Colin Lang, much loved mum of Kenneth, Stephen and Derrick, mother-in-law of Sharon, Aileen and Sara and a loving nannie.
MCSPORRAN – Suddenly but peacefully, at home, 9 Glentorran, Campbeltown, on September 23, 2017, Margaret Brodie, in her 77th year, dearly beloved wife of Donald McSporran, much loved mum of Dhonna, mother-in-law of Ian and loving granny of Stewart and Ewan. Service will take place in the Highland Parish Church, today Friday, September 29, 2017 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 Acute Ward, Campbeltown Hospital.
acknowledgements
BLACK – Annie and Sandra would like to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for their support, cards and flowers following the sad loss of Dougie, and also to thank everyone who came to the funeral to pay their respects. Thanks to Rev Fulcher for a comforting service, to T A Blair Ltd for their caring and professional services and to the Glen Restaurant for the excellent catering.
IN MEMORIAMS
MACAULAY – In loving memory of a precious mother and granny, Marie, who died September 29, 2016.
Close to our hearts you will always stay,
Loved and remembered every day.
– Love, Julie and Chloe xx.
MACLEAN – Precious memories of a loving husband, dad and papa, Gillies,
died September 30, 2007.
Forever in our thoughts.
– Love always, Mary and family xxx.
MCCONNACHIE – Treasured memories of Dolly, much loved and missed mother, mother-in-law and granny, who died September 30, 2016.
Always in our thoughts.
– Douglas, Catriona, Steven and David.
PARK – In loving memory of Ina, who passed away September 30, 2016, a very special sister, aunty and great auntie.
Precious memories.
– Margaret, John and family.
SOUDEN – In loving memory of a dear mother, Betty, who died October 2, 1975.
This day is remembered and quietly kept, no words are needed, we will never forget.
– Inserted by her daughters, Isobel and Elizabeth, grandson Graeme and great granddaughter Ava.