Announcements for dates 09/10/17 – 16/10/17

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BIRTHS
BLACKWELL – Ross and Jennifer are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter Esme Louise, born on September 2, 2017 at RAH Paisley, weighing 8lb 3ozs. A beautiful little sister for Jacob David.
FITZPATRICK – At Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on October 4, 2017, to Barry and Louisa (Wallace), a daughter, Evie Rose. Both well. First grandchild for John and Margaret.
MCCALLUM – Graham and Mary (née McQuilkan) are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Robyn Shona, on October 1, 2017.
DEATHS
CAMERON – Peacefully at home, High Machriemore Farm, Southend, on October 4, 2017, John Cameron, in his 61st year, dearly beloved husband of Jennifer Galbraith and much loved father of Fraser, Laura and Kate.
CLARK (McNulty) – Peacefully in North Argyll Care Home, Oban on October 5, 2017, Jean Clark in her 94th year formerly of Inveraray, Minard & Tayvallich. Beloved wife of the late Alex Clark & John James McNulty, much loved mother of Suzanne & John and a loving grandmother & great grandmother. Dear friend & good neighbour to many. Funeral service will be held at Glen Shira Cemetery on Friday October 13, 2017 at 11.30a.m. Followed by a memorial service in the George Hotel, Inveraray at approximately 12 noon. Please accept this invitation to join with the family at either service.
COFFEE – (Ardrishaig/Lochgilphead). Peacefully and quietly, after a long illness in Wyvis Care Home, Dingwall, on Thursday, October 5, 2017, Audrey Hazel Crowther, formerly of Knapdale, Terrace, Ardrishaig and Manse Brae, Lochgilphead, beloved wife of the late Ken, loving step-mother of Kathleen, much loved nanna of Jordan and Toby, dear sister and loved by all the extended family and friends. A service was held in Inverness Crematorium, on Thursday, October 12. All enquiries to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Directors, Mayfield House, Dingwall.
HENDERSON – Peacefully at home, Springbank House, Low Askomil, Campbeltown, on the October 10, 2017, Dorothy Henderson, nee Thorburn, in her 95th year, much loved wife of the late Rev Charles M Henderson, dearly beloved mother of Flora, Mary, Sorley, Caroline, Katherine and the late Donald, a loving grandmother and great grandmother. Service in the Highland Parish Church, Campbeltown on Wednesday October 18, 2017 at 1.00 p.m. Funeral thereafter to Kilkerran Cemetery to which all friends and family are warmly invited. Family flowers only please. A retiral collection will be held for Christian Aid.
MCLEAN – Peacefully at home, Puball Cottage, High Askomil, and formerly of High Ranachan, Campbeltown, on October 5, 2017, Duncan McLean, in his 82nd year, dearly beloved husband of Alice and a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
MUIR – Very peacefully at home on October 8, 2017, Flora Muir (nee McKillop) of Fernoch Park, Lochgilphead and previously of Campbeltown in her 92nd year, dearly beloved wife of the late Hugh, loving mother of Kenneth and loving grandmother of Fiona. Funeral Service, following private cremation, will be held in Lochgilphead Parish Church on Friday October 13, 2017 at 2.30pm. Family flowers only; donations to the MS Treatment Centre, Lochgilphead. All relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.
MUNRO – Peacefully at Ardfenaig Care Home on Tuesday October 10, 2017, Mary Campbell Munro, in her 93rd year, formerly of Glenfyne Crescent, Ardrishaig. Beloved wife of the late Donald Munro, and much loved mother of Donald and Norman. Funeral service will be held at Cardross Crematorium on Tuesday October 18, 2017, at 11.15am. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Ardfenaig Care Home, Comfort Fund. All friends are respectfully invited to attend.
THOMSON – Suddenly at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Glasgow, on October 7, 2017, Hector Thomson, in his 79th year, Rhudal House, Machrihanish, dearly beloved husband of the late Margaret, much loved father of Kate and Revie, father-in-law of Colin and Marie and a loving grampa of Erin, Eilidh, Marc, Jenna and Mitchell. Service in the Lorne and Lowland Parish Church, Campbeltown on Saturday October 14, 2017 at 11.00 a.m. 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 British Heart Foundation.
WILLIAMSON – Peacefully, at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, on October 5, 2017, James Williamson (Jim), beloved husband of Isobel, dearest dad to Margaret, Graham and Christine, father-in-law to Mike, Sandra and Alan, and papa of all the grandchildren. Will be greatly missed. Funeral was held in Carradale, on October 12, 2017.
acknowledgements
GILLIES – Robert and Aileen would like to thank family, friends and neighbours for their expressions of sympathy on the recent passing of Mar. Special thanks to the staff of Glenaray Ward, Macmillan Day Unit, District Nurses and the staff of the medical centre for their outstanding care and compassion shown to Mar and to us both over the last six months. To Roddy MacDonald and staff for efficient and professional services, to Kilmartin Hotel for catering, Morna for a beautiful floral tribute. Finally, thank you to Rev. Cliff Acklam for a comforting service and to all who attended the service and the graveside. The collection gathered over £500 which will be split between Glenaray Ward and the Macmillan Day Unit.
MACINDEOR – Allan and Isabell would like to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy, cards, letters and telephone calls following the sad loss of Colin. Sincere thanks to the dedicated nurses and doctors at Lorn and Islands Hospital Oban, to Rev. David Carruthers for such a personal and fitting service; to Donald MacDonald Funeral Directors for all their help and guidance; to Corrina for beautiful floral tributes; to Cairnbaan Hotel for a lovely light lunch and to all who attended at church and graveside. The retiral collection in aid of R.N.L.I, Mid Argyll, raised £300. Thank you all.
IN MEMORIAMS
DAWSON – In memory of Jack, Mamie and Gladys, dearly loved.
– From son and husband Bill.
GRAHAM – In loving memory of my brother, Archie, died October 13, 2016, in Letchworth.
Sadlbirths
BLACKWELL – Ross and Jennifer are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter Esme Louise, born on September 2, 2017 at RAH Paisley, weighing 8lb 3ozs. A beautiful little sister for Jacob David.
FITZPATRICK – At Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on October 4, 2017, to Barry and Louisa (Wallace), a daughter, Evie Rose. Both well. First grandchild for John and Margaret.
MCCALLUM – Graham and Mary (née McQuilkan) are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Robyn Shona, on October 1, 2017.
DEATHS
CAMERON – Peacefully at home, High Machriemore Farm, Southend, on October 4, 2017, John Cameron, in his 61st year, dearly beloved husband of Jennifer Galbraith and much loved father of Fraser, Laura and Kate.
CLARK (McNulty) – Peacefully in North Argyll Care Home, Oban on October 5, 2017, Jean Clark in her 94th year formerly of Inveraray, Minard & Tayvallich. Beloved wife of the late Alex Clark & John James McNulty, much loved mother of Suzanne & John and a loving grandmother & great grandmother. Dear friend & good neighbour to many. Funeral service will be held at Glen Shira Cemetery on Friday October 13, 2017 at 11.30a.m. Followed by a memorial service in the George Hotel, Inveraray at approximately 12 noon. Please accept this invitation to join with the family at either service.
COFFEE – (Ardrishaig/Lochgilphead). Peacefully and quietly, after a long illness in Wyvis Care Home, Dingwall, on Thursday, October 5, 2017, Audrey Hazel Crowther, formerly of Knapdale, Terrace, Ardrishaig and Manse Brae, Lochgilphead, beloved wife of the late Ken, loving step-mother of Kathleen, much loved nanna of Jordan and Toby, dear sister and loved by all the extended family and friends. A service was held in Inverness Crematorium, on Thursday, October 12. All enquiries to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Directors, Mayfield House, Dingwall.
HENDERSON – Peacefully at home, Springbank House, Low Askomil, Campbeltown, on the October 10, 2017, Dorothy Henderson, nee Thorburn, in her 95th year, much loved wife of the late Rev Charles M Henderson, dearly beloved mother of Flora, Mary, Sorley, Caroline, Katherine and the late Donald, a loving grandmother and great grandmother. Service in the Highland Parish Church, Campbeltown on Wednesday October 18, 2017 at 1.00 p.m. Funeral thereafter to Kilkerran Cemetery to which all friends and family are warmly invited. Family flowers only please. A retiral collection will be held for Christian Aid.
MCLEAN – Peacefully at home, Puball Cottage, High Askomil, and formerly of High Ranachan, Campbeltown, on October 5, 2017, Duncan McLean, in his 82nd year, dearly beloved husband of Alice and a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle.
MUIR – Very peacefully at home on October 8, 2017, Flora Muir (nee McKillop) of Fernoch Park, Lochgilphead and previously of Campbeltown in her 92nd year, dearly beloved wife of the late Hugh, loving mother of Kenneth and loving grandmother of Fiona. Funeral Service, following private cremation, will be held in Lochgilphead Parish Church on Friday October 13, 2017 at 2.30pm. Family flowers only; donations to the MS Treatment Centre, Lochgilphead. All relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.
MUNRO – Peacefully at Ardfenaig Care Home on Tuesday October 10, 2017, Mary Campbell Munro, in her 93rd year, formerly of Glenfyne Crescent, Ardrishaig. Beloved wife of the late Donald Munro, and much loved mother of Donald and Norman. Funeral service will be held at Cardross Crematorium on Tuesday October 18, 2017, at 11.15am. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Ardfenaig Care Home, Comfort Fund. All friends are respectfully invited to attend.
THOMSON – Suddenly at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Glasgow, on October 7, 2017, Hector Thomson, in his 79th year, Rhudal House, Machrihanish, dearly beloved husband of the late Margaret, much loved father of Kate and Revie, father-in-law of Colin and Marie and a loving grampa of Erin, Eilidh, Marc, Jenna and Mitchell. Service in the Lorne and Lowland Parish Church, Campbeltown on Saturday October 14, 2017 at 11.00 a.m. 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 British Heart Foundation.
WILLIAMSON – Peacefully, at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, on October 5, 2017, James Williamson (Jim), beloved husband of Isobel, dearest dad to Margaret, Graham and Christine, father-in-law to Mike, Sandra and Alan, and papa of all the grandchildren. Will be greatly missed. Funeral was held in Carradale, on October 12, 2017.
acknowledgements
GILLIES – Robert and Aileen would like to thank family, friends and neighbours for their expressions of sympathy on the recent passing of Mar. Special thanks to the staff of Glenaray Ward, Macmillan Day Unit, District Nurses and the staff of the medical centre for their outstanding care and compassion shown to Mar and to us both over the last six months. To Roddy MacDonald and staff for efficient and professional services, to Kilmartin Hotel for catering, Morna for a beautiful floral tribute. Finally, thank you to Rev. Cliff Acklam for a comforting service and to all who attended the service and the graveside. The collection gathered over £500 which will be split between Glenaray Ward and the Macmillan Day Unit.
MACINDEOR – Allan and Isabell would like to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy, cards, letters and telephone calls following the sad loss of Colin. Sincere thanks to the dedicated nurses and doctors at Lorn and Islands Hospital Oban, to Rev. David Carruthers for such a personal and fitting service; to Donald MacDonald Funeral Directors for all their help and guidance; to Corrina for beautiful floral tributes; to Cairnbaan Hotel for a lovely light lunch and to all who attended at church and graveside. The retiral collection in aid of R.N.L.I, Mid Argyll, raised £300. Thank you all.
IN MEMORIAMS
DAWSON – In memory of Jack, Mamie and Gladys, dearly loved.
– From son and husband Bill.
GRAHAM – In loving memory of my brother, Archie, died October 13, 2016, in Letchworth.
Sadly missed.
– From John, Margaret and family.
MCKERRAL – William G, who died October 16, 2010. A much loved husband, father and grandfather.
Sadly missed.
– Douglas and family.
Miss you lots.
– Hannah and Liam xx.
MUIR – Remembering Ian a loving husband and dad, forever loved never forgotten.
– Ellen, John and Maurice XXX
O’MAY – Veronica.
Remembered with love and treasured memories.
Simply the best.
– Your loving family xxxxx.
RENNIE – October 17, 2013. Love and miss you always Dad/Granda
– Iain, Andrew, Rosemary and Family.
SHARP – Treasured memories of Brian, a dear husband, dad and grandad, who slipped away, October 13, 2016.
Memories, like threads of gold, Will never fade, will never grow old.
So dearly loved.
– Cheryll and family.
STEWART – In loving memory of Ina, beloved wife of Frank, much loved mother, mother in law and granny who departed this life on October 13, 2004.
Forever in our thoughts.
– Frank, Frances, Jim, Eilidh and Mairiy missed.
– From John, Margaret and family.
MCKERRAL – William G, who died October 16, 2010. A much loved husband, father and grandfather.
Sadly missed.
– Douglas and family.
Miss you lots.
– Hannah and Liam xx.
MUIR – Remembering Ian a loving husband and dad, forever loved never forgotten.
– Ellen, John and Maurice XXX
O’MAY – Veronica.
Remembered with love and treasured memories.
Simply the best.
– Your loving family xxxxx.
RENNIE – October 17, 2013. Love and miss you always Dad/Granda
– Iain, Andrew, Rosemary and Family.
SHARP – Treasured memories of Brian, a dear husband, dad and grandad, who slipped away, October 13, 2016.
Memories, like threads of gold, Will never fade, will never grow old.
So dearly loved.
– Cheryll and family.
STEWART – In loving memory of Ina, beloved wife of Frank, much loved mother, mother in law and granny who departed this life on October 13, 2004.
Forever in our thoughts.
– Frank, Frances, Jim, Eilidh and Mairi