Announcements for dates 29/10/17 – 04/11/17

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BIRTHS
PYPER – Keith and Debbie (née Bisset) are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Alba Joan, on October 20, 2017. A wee sister for Struan, and fourth grandchild for David and Joan.
WIRE – Born in Wishaw, on October 12, 2017, Martha Grace Connie Jean. A sister for Hope and a second daughter for Jamie and Anna.
diamond weddings
BOYD – MACSPORRAN – At Tarbert Parish Church, on November 2, 1957, by the late Rev Dugald McKinnon, John MacInnes Boyd, Oban, to Sheila MacSporran, Tarbert. Congratulations and lots of love from all the family.
DEATHS
CARVER – Peacefully, at the Mid Argyll Hospital, on October 20, 2017, Liam Patrick Carver, aged 87 years, of Caladh, 8 Kilmory Road, Lochgilphead, beloved husband of Elizabeth and loving father of Fraser and Shona. A good neighbour and dear friend to many. A private family graveside service will take place at Achnabreac Cemetery, today Friday, November 3, 2017. Will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
KELLY – Dee, loving wife of Tam, died peacefully, in The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, on Sunday, October 29, 2017, mother to Dale and Amber, grandmother to Taylor and Iris, and grandson Connor. Funeral to be held at Maryhill Crematorium, on Wednesday, November 8, at 1.45pm.
MACINNES – Peacefully, at the Mid Argyll Hospital, on October 26, 2017, Margaret MacInnes (née Darroch), in her 84th year, of ‘Davala’, Hillview Terrace, Ardrishaig, beloved wife of Neil MacInnes (formerly of MacVicar & MacInnes), dearly loved mother of David and Alan, much respected mother-in-law of Eva and Maggie, cherished and adored granny of David, Fraser, Joe, Calum and Coll and proud great granny of Fergus and Millie. Funeral service was held in Ardrishaig Parish Church, on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, followed by interment at Achnabreac Cemetery. Forever in our thoughts.
MACKAY – Suddenly at home, on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, after an illness bravely fought Georgina Louttit (Gina), Edgehill Road, Glasgow, beloved daughter of the late Lucy and Donald Mackay, Tarbert, and a much loved cousin and friend. Funeral service at Clydebank Crematorium on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 11.30am. All friends respectively invited. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for Friends of the Beatson. Ashes to be interred at Tarbert at a later date.
acknowledgements
FINDLAY – June and John would like to thank everyone for the many kind expressions of sympathy following their recent sad loss of Ewan. Special thanks to the doctors and staff in Acute Ward, also to Rev Philip Wallace for lovely service, and to Kenneth and Rhys Blair for their guidance, support and professional services. Thanks to the Argyll Hotel for the excellent purvey and to all who attended the church and graveside. The retiral collection raised £327.15 for the Sunshine Room at Campbeltown Hospital and Macmillan Nurses, Campbeltown.
GEMMILL – Helen, Andrew, and Jennifer would like to thank family, friends and neighbours for the many kind expressions of sympathy received following the sad loss of Johnnie. Grateful thanks to Maryln, Christine and Serena for their unstinting care. Our thanks also to the Rev Steve Fulcher for all his help and comfort, to Kenneth and Rhys Blair for the funeral arrangements and to the Glen Restaurant for catering. Thanks to all who attended church and graveside services.
HADDOW – Margaret and family would like to thank everyone for all the expressions of sympathy received after the loss of Duncan. We would like to thank Rev Philip Wallace for conduction the funeral, T A Blair for their caring and professional services, the doctors and nurses of both Campbeltown Hospital and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Glasgow. A special thanks to Jim and Carol of the Feathers for hosting the wake.
HENDERSON – Dorothy (née Thorburn). The family wish to sincerely thank all family and friends for the cards, letters, flowers and many kind expressions of sympathy and support received in their recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to Reverend Gary J McIntyre for his pastoral support, uplifting words of comfort and moving tribute, to David McEwan for his reading of Scripture in Gaelic and wonderful musical arrangements, also to Ruairidh Wallace for his beautiful praise in Gaelic. Thanks to Kenneth and Rhys Blair, Funeral Directors, for their kind and caring attention and to Ardshiel Hotel for their fine hospitality. Grateful thanks to all who paid their respects at Highland Parish Church and Kilkerran Cemetery, Campbeltown and also to those who donated so generously in support of Christian Aid. Springbank House, Low Askomil, Campbeltown.
MUNRO – Donald and Norman would like to thank everyone for the many kind expressions of sympathy, cards, letters and telephone calls received on their sad loss of Mary. Special thanks to all staff at Ardfenaig, for Mother’s care over the last four years. Thanks to district nurses for care and attention. Thanks to Rev David Carruthers for a comforting and uplifting service. Our thanks also to Roddy MacDonald and staff for caring, professional services and support, and also staff at the crematorium. Thanks to Ardardan Tearoom for catering, and finally, thank you to all who travelled to Cardross for the funeral service.
IN MEMORIAMS
MACKINNON – In loving memory of our dear Auntie Morag, who died October 30, 2002. Loved and missed so very much.
– Annamarie, Allan and John.
MACKINNON – In loving memory of Auntie Momo.
Night-night, Auntie.
– Love, Jacqueline, John, Kyle, Joanna and Fraser.
MACQUARRIE – In loving memory of Christine, a dearly loved wife, mum and gran, who died on November 5, 2005.
No longer in our lives to share,
But in our hearts you’re always there.
– Inserted by Willie, Kenny, Alexis, James and Charlie.
MACQUARRIE – In memory of Christine, our sister, who died November 5, 2005.
– Kenneth and Hamish.
MCCAIG – In loving memory of our dear dad, Peter, who passed away on November 8, 2010. Also our dear mum, Isa, who passed away on November 9, 1999.
Deep are the memories,
Special they stay,
No passing of time,
Will take them away.
– From your loving family, at Meadows Avenue and Peninver.