Announcements – 18th June, 2021

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BIRTH
WYLIE – DUNN – Fraser and Nichola are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Aila Matilda on June 7, 2021. First grandchild for Finlay and Margaret, Campbeltown and Alastair and Sadie, Bearsden.

ENGAGEMENT
MCCALLUM – NEWLANDS – Both families are delighted to announce the engagement of Lorna, daughter of Colin and Jane, to Stuart, eldest son of John and Margaret, on June 6, 2021.

GOLDEN WEDDING
MACGILP – MCGUINNESS – On June 19, 1971, at Lochgilphead Baptist Church, Dugald to Ebbie by the Rev A.B Greig.

DEATHS
FINLAY – Peacefully at the Mid Argyll Hospital, on June 15, 2021, after an illness borne with great dignity and courage, Sheila McQueen Finlay, née Wyllie, in her 72nd year, of 7 Glengilp, Ardrishaig. Retired Home Economics Teacher. Beloved and loving wife of Robin Finlay; much loved and adored mum of Craig and Morven. A proud grandmother of Erin. Much respected mother-in-law of Heather and the late Tim (West). A private service of celebration will take place at Lochgilphead Bowling Club, on Thursday, June 24, 2021, followed by a family service of committal at Woodside Crematorium on Friday, June 25, 2021. Family flowers only please. Donations can be made in memory of Sheila, directly to Macmillan Cancer Care or via Donald MacDonald Funeral Directors.

ROBERTSON – Peacefully at home, 1 Dochas Place, Lochgilphead, on June 11, 2021, Margaret Cameron Robertson, aged 79 years. Wife of the late Walter Robertson. Dearly loved Mum of David, Stephen, Tracy, Bruce and the late Gordon. A much loved grandmother. A dear friend and neighbour to many. A private funeral service was held on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at Kilmorich Churchyard, Cairndow. Sadly missed.

SUTHERLAND – Peacefully, in Dublin on June 14, 2021, in her 75th year, after a long and brave fight, Lesley Adams Sutherland. Dearly loved wife of Len O’Hare, loving mother of Ross, Ruari and Sophie, grandmother to Isabelle, Penelope, Henry, Luain, and sister to Ian. Sadly missed by all of her family.

VASEY – Peacefully at home, Bridge House, Tayinloan, on June 5, 2021, Malcolm Vasey (Mal) in his 59th year, dearly beloved husband of Helen and a much loved father. Funeral service private in line with current government guidelines. Malcolm’s funeral will take place in Cardross Crematorium on Monday, June 21.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
STEWART – Alan, Lesley and family of the late Alexander “Sanders” would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy following their sad loss. Our sincere thanks to Carr Gomm, the community team and all the staff at Lochgilphead Medical Centre for their care and support. A special thank you to the nurses and doctors of Glenaray Ward
for their warmth and kindness and to Donald MacDonald, Funeral Directors for their professionalism and thoughtful attention to every detail.

IN MEMORIAMS
DOCHERTY – In memory of my beloved husband Malcolm who died June 19, 2013.
– Barbara and family.

DOTT – In loving memory of Isobel, who passed away June 16, 2020, dear sister-in-law and auntie.
Forever in our thoughts
– Irene, Neil and family.

HORN – In loving memory of our daughter Amanda, who died June 21, 2001.
In our hearts forever.
– Love Mum and Dad x
Night night Mandy.
– Vivien, Russell, Joanna and Eilidh xx

MACLENNAN – Treasured memories of our big brother Kevin (Keegan),died June 21, 2010.
May the winds of heaven blow softly and whisper in your ear,
How much we love and miss you and wish that you were here .
Simply the best x
Love always
– Lorne, Leone, Darren, Laurene and families xx

MCCARTAN – In loving memory of a dear husband, dad and grandad, Ian, who passed away June 13, 2010.
Every day in some small way
We miss you more than words can say.
In our hearts you will always stay
Loved and remembered every day.
Happy memories, with all our love
– Jean, John, Ann, Stuart, Clare, Nicola and your grandchildren.

MCFARLANE – In loving memory of our son and brother Gordon, who fell
asleep on June 23, 2012.
We treasure every memory,
With tears we speak your name,
We will always love and miss you,
In a world that’s not the same.
– Mum, Liz and boys.

POTTS/BROCK – Treasured memories of my dearly loved sister May Potts, died June 18, 2019 and also my dearly loved husband Ian, died April 11, 2006.
– Love Flora.