Obituaries

Obituaries


Milne


Peacefully on Thursday, 11th October, 2018 at Nairn Town and County Hospital, Val Milne (née Smith) formerly of Kylintra Crescent, Grantown on Spey. Much loved wife of Billy, loving mum to Peter, granny and friend to many. Funeral service to be held at Inverallan Parish Church at 12 noon on Wednesday, 24th October and interment thereafter at Grantown New Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, however donations, if desired can be given for Macmillan Cancer and Nairn Hospital League of Friends.

 

Hamlett


Stuart Hamlett, of Mockbeggar, Grantown on Spey, formerly of Hamlett & Gow Butchers, Kingussie, died peacefully at home on Thursday, 11th October 2018. Memorial service to be held at Cromdale Parish Church on Monday, 22nd October at 3pm. All friends respectfully invited. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, are to benefit Highland Hospice and Grantown Bowling Club and will be gratefully received.

 

Ritchie


Peacefully, on Tuesday, 9th October, 2018 in the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, Margaret of 47 Clune Terrace, Newtonmore, much loved wife of Tarzan, Mum to Heather and Michael, loving Granny and Great Granny. A funeral service will take place on Saturday, 20th October at the Balavil Hotel, Newtonmore at 10.15 am. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, are to benefit Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland.

 

Baxter


Peacefully, on Monday, 17th September, 2018 at Grandview Care Home, Grantown on Spey, Mr David Baxter, Aged 97 years, formerly of Firhall, Boat of Garten. A Committal service will take place at 11 am on Saturday, 6th October at Abernethy Churchyard and thereafter a Memorial Service at 12.15 pm, St. Columba's Church, Boat of Garten.

 

Porteous


Peacefully, in Grant House, Grantown on Spey, on Tuesday, 25th September, 2018, Margaret (Maggie), formerly of Glasgow and Aviemore. Dearly loved wife of the late Peter, a dear mother to Peter and the late Steven and a loving grandmother and great grandmother. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, 4th October, in the Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore at 1.30pm. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, are to benefit Grant House.

 

McFarlane


Peacefully, in the Highland Hospice, Inverness, on Sunday, 23rd September, 2018, Duncan, of 4 Grampian Crescent, Boat of Garten, dearly loved husband of Angela, dear father and grandfather. Funeral service to take place at Inverness Crematorium, on Saturday 29th September, at 10.30am. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations are to benefit Highland Hospice (Nursing team).

 

Gray


Peacefully, in the Ian Charles Hospital, Grantown on Spey, on Friday, 21st September 2018, Jimmy, of Birch View, Kinakyle, Aviemore, much loved husband of the late Helen, dear father to Robert and a friend to many. Funeral arrangements to remain private at the family’s request.

 

Taylor


Peacefully, on Tuesday, 18th September, 2018, at Beech Hill House, Forfar, Joan (nee Perkins), aged 95, beloved wife of the late William R. M. Taylor, much loved mum of Yvonne, Douglas, Willie and Joan, dear mother-in-law of Derek, Ann, Richard and Joy, loving grandma of Diane, Joanne, Pamela, Alison and William and proud great-grandma of Emma, Erika, Marc, Briony, Fergus, Atholl and Sophie. Funeral arrangements private. Interment at Grantown on Spey Cemetery, on Friday, 5th October at 1 pm.

 

Macdonald


Peacefully, in St. Vincent’s Hospital, Kingussie, on Tuesday, 18th September, 2018, Margaret, of Glebe Court, Kingussie, much loved mother of Anne and Karina and a dear nana to Eoin, Nick, Siobhan and Carolyn and a great nana to Kerrie, Craig and Ella. Funeral service to take place at Inverness Crematorium, on Wednesday, 26th September at 12 noon. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations are to benefit Arthritis Care Scotland.

 

Carse


Peacefully, in Raigmore Hospital on 9th September, 2018, Vincent, of Rhubaan, Carrbridge, dearly loved husband of the late Jean, dear father of Dorothy and Douglas, father-in-law to Jane and a loving grandfather to Elaine and Gillian. Funeral service to be held at Carrbridge Church on Wednesday, 19th September at 12 noon and thereafter to Carrbridge Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to benefit Highlands and Islands Tape Service for the Blind and Disabled.