RECENT OBITUARIES

Please see below for the most recent obituaries which you will also find in prominent places in the town informing friends and relatives of details of funerals and burial services

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Brian Taylor

Passed away suddenly but peacefully at home on Tuesday 9th July 2019, Brian Allen Taylor, aged 69. Father of Michelle and Michael and dear brother of Raymond, Patricia and Levena. Funeral service at Inverness crematorium on Wednesday 24th July 2019 at 1pm. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please however donations may be given to benefit MFR Cash for Kids.

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Marjory Crilley

A funeral service for the late Marjory Crilley will take place at 10am on Saturday, 20th July at Carrbridge Church; interment thereafter in Carrbridge Cemetery.  All friends are respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please, however donations may be given to benefit Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Grace Campbell

Peacefully at Grant House Care Home, Grantown-on-Spey, on Tuesday 9th July 2019, Grace of 6 Kinveachy Gardens, Aviemore. Beloved wife of the late Arthur, loving mum to Gordon and to daughter-in-law Julie, a dear granny & great granny. Funeral service will be held at St. Aidan’s RC Church, Aviemore on Tuesday 16th July at 12 noon and thereafter to Laggantygown Cemetery. All friends are respectfully invited. Donations may be given to benefit The Glen Centre Amenities Fund.

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Nancy Shaw

Peacefully in Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on Saturday, 29th June 2019, Nancy, aged 79, of 19 Craigie Avenue, Boat of Garten. Loving wife of Eddie, much loved mum of Shona, Elaine, Ali and Trudy, a dear sister, gran and great gran. Funeral service will be held at St. Columba’s Church, Boat of Garten on Wednesday, 10th July at 12 noon and thereafter to Laggantygown Cemetery. All friends are respectfully invited. No flowers please, however donations may be given to benefit Friends of Ian Charles Hospital.

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Mary Stewart

Peacefully at Speyside Care Home, Aberlour on Saturday, 22nd June 2019, Mary Love Stewart, formerly of Cromdale, Grantown and Dufftown. Much loved mother to Norman, mother in law to Lynda, a dear granny, great granny and friend to many. Funeral service to be held at Mortlach Parish Church, Dufftown on Tuesday, 9th July at 12 noon and thereafter to Mortlach Churchyard. All friends are respectfully invited. If desired, donations may be given to benefit Friends of Ian Charles Hospital and Stephen Cottage Hospital, Dufftown. 

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Cath (Kay) Sutton

Catherine May (née MacKay) formerly of Craiglynne Hotel, Nethybridge Hotel and Speyside Sports, Grantown-on-Spey. Wife of Colin (married for 74 years), mother of Ewan, Sherie and Trudie, gran to Tricia, Lucy, James and Alice, great-gran to Charlie and Patsy Belle, passed away at Grandview Care Home on Wednesday, 26th June 2019. Funeral service to be held at Inverallan Parish Church on Saturday, 6th July at 10.30 am and thereafter to Grantown New Cemetery. No black ties at the family’s request. No flowers, thank you. However, donations may be given to benefit Alzheimer Scotland. 

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Duncan Cameron

Peacefully with his family around him on Thursday, 27th June 2019 at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Kingussie, Duncan, aged 83 years, of Seafield Place, Aviemore. Loving husband to Muriel and a special dad to Carol and Ewan. A private funeral service will take place. 

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Marie More

Suddenly but peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on Saturday 22nd June 2019, Marie, late of Coppice Court, Grantown on Spey. A loving wife to the late Alister, much loved mum of Margaret, Sandra and Mhairi and the late Colin and Anne. A dear sister to the late Georgie and Ronnie, a loving mother in law, granny and great granny who will be very sadly missed. Funeral service will be held at Abernethy Old Kirk on Wednesday, 3rd July at 12 noon and thereafter to Abernethy Churchyard. Please wear bright clothing at Marie’s own request. Family flowers only please, however donations may be given to benefit Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation.

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Margaret Masson

Very suddenly at home, 18 MacGregor Avenue, Grantown on Spey on Sunday 23rd June 2019; Margaret, dearly loved wife of the late Alistair, loving mother to Rosemary, Alistair, Shirley and Ian, loving sister, aunt, granny, great granny and friend to many. Funeral service will be held at Inverallan Parish Church on Tuesday, 2nd July at 12 noon and thereafter to Grantown New Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, however donations may be given to benefit Lucky2BHere and Inverallan 20/20.

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Stan Morgan

Peacefully at Grandview Care Home on Sunday, 16th June 2019 after a brave struggle against dementia. Stanley, much loved husband of Aileen, dad of David and Trevor, grandad of Glen, passed away. All friends are respectfully invited to Moray Crematorium, Broadley, Buckie, AB56 5HQ on Tuesday, 25th June at 2.30pm. No flowers please, however donations may be given to benefit Dachaidh Community Support, Kingussie.

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Ann L.G.B. McIntyre

Peacefully, following a short illness, on Thursday 6th June 2019 at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Kingussie, Ann Lamont Gilmour Boyd McIntyre (née Marshall) of Craigdhu Road, Newtonmore. Much loved mum of Tann, mother in law to Don, a dear sister to Helen, the late John, Tom, George and Bob. A special aunt to many nieces and nephews. A private funeral will take place.

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 Brenda Hughes

Peacefully at Lynemore Care Home, Grantown on Spey on Tuesday 4th June 2019, following a short illness, Brenda of Toumtyleich, Boat of Garten. Much loved mom of Martin and Mandie, loving nan to Jo, Alex, Will, Izzy and George. A memorial service will take place at St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, Grantown on Spey on Friday 14th June at 2.30pm. All friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, however donations may be given to benefit Macmillan Cancer Support and Friends of Ian Charles Hospital.

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Pearl MacLachlan

Pearl died peacefully at Mains House Care Home, Newtonmore on 2nd June 2019.  Much loved and sorely missed mum of Douglas, Sheila and David and a loving grandmother. Private family funeral.

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Allie Innes

Peacefully, surrounded by his family and in the loving care of St. Vincent’s Hospital, Allie Innes of Glebe Court, Kingussie on Monday 27th May 2019, aged 83 years. Treasured brother of George, Sheena and the late Christeen. A much loved uncle of Iain, Angela and Shirley. Memorial service on Friday 7th June at Kingussie Parish Church at 2pm. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired are to benefit St. Vincent’s Hospital.

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Derek Maguire

A funeral service will take place for Derek Maguire of Milton Keynes at 2pm on Wednesday 5th June at Dunfermline Crematorium.

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Carol Doughty

A funeral service has taken place for Carol Doughty of Lynemore Care Home, Grantown on Spey, formerly Aviemore and Glasgow.

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Derek Whyte

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on Thursday 16th May 2019, Derek, aged 70 years of Kirander, Newtonmore Road, Kingussie. Much loved husband of Anne, loving ‘Da’ to Kirsty and doting granda to Jamie-Lee. Funeral service will be held at Kingussie Parish Church on Friday 24th May at 12 noon and thereafter to Kingussie Cemetery. All friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, however donations may be given to benefit Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Helen Dickson

A funeral service for Helen Dickson, Aged 86, of Grant House, Grantown on Spey, formerly of 1 Myrtlefield, Aviemore will take place on Wednesday 22nd May 2019.  The service will be held at St. Andrew’s Church, Aviemore at 12 noon and thereafter to Laggantygown Cemetery.  All friends are respectfully invited to attend.  Family flowers only please, however donations may be given to benefit the Grant House Endowment Fund.

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Alistair Scott

A funeral service for Alistair Scott, aged 67, of 11 Myrtlefield, Aviemore will take place on Friday, 17th May 2019.  The service will be held at Insh Church at 12 noon and thereafter to Insh Cemetery.  All friends are respectfully invited to attend.

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Betty Grant

Peacefully on Tuesday, 23rd April 2019, surrounded by her family, Betty Grant of The Neuk, Grant Road, Grantown on Spey, sadly passed away. Much loved wife, mum, granny and friend to many. A Funeral Service will be held at Inverallan Parish Church on Friday, 3rd May at 12 noon and thereafter to Grantown New Cemetery. Donations may be given to benefit the Samaritans & Grant House Endowment Fund.

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Alwyn Murray

Unexpectedly at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on Tuesday, 23rd April 2019 surrounded by his family, Alwyn, aged 61, of 23 Cairngorm Avenue, Grantown on Spey. Much loved dad of Sandra, Graham, Steven and Mark, partner of Kate, brother to Tina and a loving granda. A Funeral Service will be held at Inverallan Parish Church on Thursday, 2nd May at 12 noon and thereafter to Carrbridge Cemetery. All friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please however donations may be given to benefit Spinal Muscular Atrophy UK.

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SANDY ROSS

Peacefully in New Craigs Hospital, Inverness on Saturday, 20th April 2019 with his loving family by his side, Sandy, aged 79, of Lochgorm, Grantown on Spey. Beloved husband of Anne, adored dad of Jacqueline, Caroline and the late Michael, special granda to Kayleigh and devoted great-granda to Connor and Riley; a much loved father-in-law to Blair and Ken, dear brother-in-law and a friend to many who will be sadly missed. A Funeral Service will be held at Inverallan Parish Church on Wednesday, 1st May at 12 noon and thereafter to Grantown New Cemetery. All friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please.

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Margo Johnson

A Funeral Service will be held for Margo Johnson of Grandview Care Home, Grantown on Spey.  The funeral will be private at the family’s request.

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SUSAN CHISHOLM

Suddenly at home (Avonlea, Tomintoul) on Monday 8th April 2019, Susan Jane Chisholm (nee Fettes), aged 73 years. Mother of Reuel, Clea, Harlan & Jago. Beloved daughter, sister, aunt, grandma, Bloss and friend to many. Service at Kirkmichael Ex-Servicemen’s Hall, near Tomintoul on Thursday 18th April at 12 noon, burial thereafter at Kirkmichael Cemetery. Family flowers only please.

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MARGARET MARTIN

Peacefully at home on Wednesday, 3rd April 2019, Margaret, of 15, McInnes Place, Aviemore. Much loved wife of Sam, loving Mum of Shiona and Heather, Gran of Caroline, Millie, Marley, Louis and Jenson. A Funeral Service will be held at Inverness Crematorium on Wednesday, 17th April at 1pm to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations may be given to benefit Aviemore Medical Fund & Grant House Endowment Fund.

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MARY CRUIKSHANK

Mary Cruikshank, formerly of Craigdhu, Woodside Avenue, Grantown on Spey, died peacefully at home in Aberdeen on Friday, 29th March 2019.  A private Funeral Service will take place at Mary’s own request.

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MAY MACDONALD

A Funeral Service for May Macdonald, aged 80 years, formerly of Bill’s Taxi’s, Aviemore, will take place at Inverness Crematorium on Monday, 8th April 2019 at 11 am.  All friends are respectfully invited.  Family flowers only please, however donations may be given to benefit the Scottish Ambulance Service.

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MARGARET PARKINSON

Margaret Parkinson (formerly Dr Gibson of Totteridge N20) died in Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on 20th March, devoted and dearly loved wife of Dr John Parkinson, loving mother of Andrew and Alison and adored grandmother to Cole, Katie and Connor. A Thanksgiving Service will take place at 12 noon on Thursday, 28th March at St. Columba’s Church, Boat of Garten.

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MARGARET ROSS

Peacefully at Ian Charles Hospital, Grantown on Spey, on Sunday, 17th March 2019, with her family around her, Margaret, aged 88 years, of 17 Crannich Park, Carrbridge. A loving mum to Anne and James, dear sister, granny and great-granny. A Funeral Service will be held at Carrbridge Church on Tuesday, 26th March at 12 noon and thereafter to Carrbridge Cemetery. All friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, however donations may be given to benefit Parkinson’s UK.

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RON DAVIS

Peacefully after a long illness, Ron Davis died at home in Kingussie on Wednesday, 6th March 2019. He leaves his widow, Joyce, his two children, Karen and Iain and three grandchildren, Harry, Molly and George who will all miss him very much. A Funeral Service will be held at Inverness Crematorium on Thursday, 21st March at 11 am. All friends are respectfully invited. Donations may be given to benefit Marie Curie and flowers are optional.

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ROBERT KNIGHT

A Funeral Service will take place for Robert Knight of Grantown on Spey on Tuesday, 19th March 2019 at Inverness Crematorium at 11am.  All friends are respectfully invited.

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PAM FENTON

After a short illness, Pam Fenton (Grantown on Spey) died suddenly at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary on Monday, 11th March 2019. She leaves behind her daughter Angie, Son in Law Twinkle, four grandchildren, Callie, Joe, Alfie and Maili plus her four great grandchildren who will all miss her very much. A Funeral Service will be held at Inverness Crematorium on Monday, 18th March at 10 am. All friends are respectfully invited. Donations may be given to benefit Scottish Air Ambulance Service.

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JANE RAFFERTY

Jane Lilian, of Grantown on Spey, devoted wife of the late George, proud mother of John, Jean, Andrew and Anne, loving grandmother and great grandmother, died peacefully at home on 9th March 2019. Private family committal service.

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SHEILA GIBBON

Peacefully at Raigmore Hospital after a very short illness on Thursday, 21st February surrounded by family. Sheila, of Tigh Na Coille, Newtonmore, beloved wife to the late Peter, dearly loved daughter of Margaret, dear sister to Stewart, loving mother to Ailsa and Isla, mother-in-law to Stewart and William and adored granny to Liam, Chloe, Daniel, Jake and Katy. Funeral Service at Inverness Crematorium on Friday, 8th March at 1 pm to which all friends and family are respectfully invited. Donations, if desired, may be given to benefit Raigmore Intensive Care Unit.

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ISOBEL GRANT

A Funeral Service will take place for Isobel Grant at Abernethy Old Kirk on Thursday, 7th March 2019 at 12 noon.  All friends and family are respectfully invited.

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STAN DAVIES

Stan Chester Davies, of Farthings, Nethy Bridge, former Ski Instructor with Scottish Norwegian Ski School, died suddenly but peacefully at Raigmore Hospital on Monday, 18th February 2019, aged 91 years. A Memorial Service will take place at Nethy Bridge Hotel on Friday, 1st March at 2 pm, following a private Cremation. All friends respectfully invited. No flowers please, however donations may be given to benefit Alzheimer Scotland.

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EVELYN GRANT

Peacefully, at home on Monday, 4th February 2019, following a short illness, Evelyn, aged 80 years, of 45 Beachan Court, Grantown on Spey. A loving mum to Graham, Judy and Michael, mother-in-law to Siobhan, Stephen and Alison, granny, great-granny and a special friend to many. A Funeral Service will be held at Inverallan Parish Church on Tuesday, 12th February at 12 noon and thereafter to Grantown New Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, however donations may be given to benefit Sight Action.

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EVELYN FROST

Peacefully, at Grandview Care Home, Grantown on Spey, 1st February 2019, Evelyn, aged 96 years.  A loving mother to Alan, mother-in-law to Denise, nana to Sarah, Claire, Richard and Kate and great-nana ‘with the stick’ to Abigayle, Rianna, Jay, Joshua and Isabelle.  A Funeral Service will be held at Inverness Crematorium on Friday, 8th February at 10am.  Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, may be given to benefit Grandview Residents’ Fund.

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bobby Kirk

Peacefully, at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Kingussie on Friday, 1st February 2019, following an enjoyable day spent with his family, Bobby, aged 78 years, of Tari Mara, Newtonmore.  Much loved husband of Jane, loving brother, dad, grampa, G.G and friend to many.  A Memorial Service, to which all friends are respectfully invited, will be held at St. Bride’s Parish Church, Newtonmore, on Wednesday, 6th Febraury at 12.30pm, following a Private Cremation at Bobby’s own request.  Family flowers only please, however, donations may be given to benefit Kingussie Medical Practice.

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George Campbell

Peacefully at Grandview Care Home on Saturday, 26th January 2019, George, formerly of 8, Beachen Court, Grantown on Spey. A dear brother and brother-in-law to Ann and David McCafferty. A Funeral Service will be held at Abernethy Old Kirk on Monday, 4th February at 12 noon and thereafter to Abernethy Churchyard. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. If desired, donations may be given to benefit Friends of Ian Charles Hospital and Grandview Residents’ Fund.

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joyce moodie

A memorial service for Joyce Moodie of 59 High Street, Kingussie, will take place on Tuesday, 29th January at Kingussie Parish Church at 1pm.  All friends respectfully invited.  Donations, if desired, are invited to benefit Kingussie Parish Church.

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IRENE SMITH

Peacefully at Deeside Care Home on Friday, 18th January 2019, Mrs Irene Smith, nee Bowles, aged 94, beloved wife of the late Reg Smith. A dearly loved and loving mum of Brian, Joyce and Elaine. Proud and cherished grandma and great grandma. Funeral service at Baldarroch Crematorium, Crathes at 4pm on Monday 28th January. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please

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Marlene Sutherland

Peacefully on Friday, 18th January 2019, at Grant House, Grantown on Spey, Marlene, aged 72 years, formerly of 7, Low Street, Portsoy. Dearest daughter of Christina and the late William McFadyen, beloved wife of the late Ian, loving Mam to Brenda and Christine, granny, sister, sister-in-law and friend to many. A Funeral Service will be held at Moray Crematorium, Buckie on Friday, 25th January at 1.30pm. Thereafter Marlene’s family invite you to join them for refreshments at the Cullen Bay Hotel. Family flowers only please, however donations are invited to benefit Alzheimer Scotland. Any cards or donations may be given at the door or sent to John Ross Funeral Services Ltd, 20 High Street, Grantown on Spey, PH26 3HB.

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peter lewis

Peacefully, at home on Friday, 11th January 2019, Peter, aged 80 years of 2, South West High Street, Grantown on Spey.  A loving husband of Gladys, devoted dad to Jan and Mikey and a beloved Gangi and Great-Gangi.  Funeral Service to be held at Inverallan Parish Church on Tuesday, 22nd January 2019 at 12 noon and thereafter to Grantown New Cemetery.  Family flowers only please, however donations may be given to benefit the Community Nurses Fund and British Lung Foundation.  Enquiries to John Ross Funeral Services Ltd. 01479 87 2222 or info@johnrossfuneralservices.com

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Judith Hamlett

Judith Hamlett, of Mockbeggar, Grantown on Spey, died peacefully at the Highland Hospice, Inverness on Sunday, 30th December 2018. Judith will be greatly missed by family, friends and all who knew her. A Funeral Service will be held at Banchor Cemetery, Newtonmore on Saturday, 12th January 2019 at 11 am, and thereafter to Newtonmore Golf Club. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations may be given to benefit the Highland Hospice and Grantown Bowling Club. Enquiries to John Ross Funeral Services Ltd (01479) 87 2222 or info@johnrossfuneralservices.com

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Paul Shackleton

Paul, aged 82 years, of Bethany, Nethy Bridge, died at home on Tuesday, 25th December, 2018. A beloved husband of Beryl. A Thanksgiving service will be held at Abernethy Parish Church on Saturday, 5th January 2019 at 2 pm. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be given to support the Abigail Ministries. Enquiries to John Ross Funeral Services Ltd. 01479 87 2222 or info@johnrossfuneralservices.com

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