Announcements for dates 16/10/17 – 23/10/17

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MCARTHUR – Iain and Elma (née McSporran), married at Chleit Church, on October 20, 1967, by Rev C Henderson. Congratulations and lots of love from all the family
RANKIN – Billy to Margaret (née McGuire), on October 20, 1967, in Castlehill Church, by the Rev John Cormack. Present address, Woodlands Drive, Campbeltown.
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At Bearsden South Church, on October 25, 1957, Colin O Paterson to Edna J Bell. Congratulations from all the family.
FINDLAY – Peacefully, in the Sunshine Room, at the Campbeltown Hospital, on October 13, 2017, Ewan Robertson Findlay, in his 70th year, 10e Burnbank, Campbeltown, dearly beloved husband of Nan, much loved father of June, good friend and pops to John and a loving brother and uncle.
HADDOW – Peacefully, surrounded by his family, on October 15, 2017, Duncan Douglas Haddow, in his 64th year, Dunmar, Longrow, dearly beloved husband of Margaret, much loved father of Neil, Douglas and David, loving brother of Iain and the late Martin and a loved father-in-law of Jet. Service in the Lorne and Lowland Parish Church, Campbeltown, today Friday, October 20, 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 Cancer Research UK.


MACARTHUR – Peacefully at home, The Flush, Machrihanish Road, Campbeltown, surrounded by her family, on October 16, 2017, Janet MacArthur, née Morrison, in her 81st year, dearly beloved wife of the late Hugh MacArthur, much loved mother of Hugh and Georgina and a beloved sister and aunt. Funeral private.
MACFARLANE – Peacefully, at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley, on October 12, 2017, Janetta (Netta) MacFarlane, née MacNeill, aged 83 years, of Rudha-Loisgte, Pier Road, Tarbert and formerly of Gigha, beloved wife of the late James MacFarlane, much loved mum of Mairi, Agnes, Elizabeth, Calum, Margaret, Jamie, Iain and Dugald and adored granny and great granny. Cherished sister of Angus, Malcolm, Kenneth and the late Betty, Mary, Ian, Duncan and Lily. A dear sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt and cousin to all the family. A good neighbour and dear friend to many. Funeral service was held in Tarbert Parish Church, on Thursday, October 19, 2017, followed by interment at Carrick Cemetery. Forever in our thoughts.
CAMERON – Jennifer, Fraser, Laura and Kate would like to thank family, friends and neighbours for the many kind expressions of sympathy received following the sad loss of John. Special thanks to Macmillan nurses, district nurses and doctors at Southend Surgery for all the kind care and attention over the last few weeks. Our thanks also to Rev Steve Fulcher for the uplifting service, to Kenneth and Rhys Blair for their caring and professional services, to the committee of Dunaverty Hall and to Argyll Bakeries for the excellent catering. Finally, our thanks to all who attended the church and graveside to pay their respects. The retiral collection for Macmillan Nurses, Kintyre Locality and Cancer Research UK raised £2,600.
MUIR – Kenneth, Sadie and Fiona wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy following their recent sad loss. They would also like to thank the Rev Hilda Smith for very fitting tributes at both services, Mr R MacDonald for his extremely helpful, caring and professional handling of all the funeral arrangements, and the Stag Hotel for an excellent purvey. Most of all, they would like to thank all who attended the services.
WILLIAMSON – Isobel and family would like to thank everyone who sent cards, messages of condolence, letters and baking following the sad loss of her beloved husband, Jim. Sincere thanks to the Rev Steve Fulcher for a most moving and poignant service, to T A Blair Funeral Directors for their caring attention, and to The Glen Restaurant for providing the excellent lunch. Thanks to Dr Elder and the local ambulance and medical services. To the dedicated staff of Glasgow Royal Infirmary, special thanks, especially to the Coronary Care Unit. The retiral collection raised over £560 for the unit.
CAIRNS – In loving memory of Duncan, husband and father, grandfather and great grandfather, who died October 25, 2016.
Missed so much every day, and thank you for all the happiest of times.
– Maura, James and Maria.
MUIR – Precious memories.
I never ask for miracles,
But today just one would do,
To see the front door open,
And see my dad walk through.
– Love, Angela, Kenny and Kerr.
WILSON – Lewis Robert, much loved son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend to many, died October 21, 2016.
Never forgotten.
– With love from us all xxxx.