Deaths

WANDS - Peacefully, at her home in Canisbay, on Friday, 22nd August, 2014, after a long illness bravely borne, Sheila Lindsay (nee Scott), dearly loved wife of Andrew, dear stepmother of Olivia, Richard and Christopher and a much loved grandmother. Funeral from Church of Scotland, Canisbay on Tuesday, 2nd September, service commencing at 2pm, thereafter to Keiss Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, in aid of Sandpiper Trust; collection at church door.
SINCLAIR - Joan (nee Caudle), of Drayton, Abingdon and late of Ardbeg, Westfield, Thurso, passed away peacefully in Wantage Community Hospital, in the early morning of Tuesday, 18th August, 2014, following a series of illnesses. Wife of the late Vivian Sinclair, mother of Iain, the late Neil and the late Fiona Maclachlan (nee Sinclair). She will be sorely missed by all her family including her brothers, Reg, Geoff and Jim Caudle and her eight grandchildren, Penny, Euan, Nigel, Martin, Fraser, Richard, Alexander and Joanna as well as her nine great-grandchildren. Funeral on 5th September, 2014; 12.45pm at Oxford Crematorium. At 2.30pm a service will be held at Milton Methodist Church and at 3.30pm all will be welcome to a small buffet at Milton Hill House Hotel. Family flowers only; donations to Cancer Research, c/o M&J Didcock, Independent Funeral Service, 15-17 Park Road, Didcot OX11 8QL.
BREMNER - Very suddenly, at his home in Hull, Cyril, elder son of the late John and Bunty, formerly of Hempriggs Row, loving brother of John and Marion. Sadly missed.
THOMSON - Suddenly, at Caithness General Hospital, Wick, on 27th August, 2014, William Thomson (Wuffy), dearly loved husband of Joyce Thomson (nee Sutherland) 'Seaforth', Papigoe, Wick, loving father of Corrine, Audrey and Debbie, a much loved father-in-law, grandad, great-grandad and brother. Funeral service in Sinclair's Rest Rooms, Wick, on Monday, 1st September, service commencing at 1.45pm. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Caithness Heart Support Group; collection at Rest Room door. Private cremation.
MACDONALD - Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of Pentland View Care Home, Thurso, on Wednesday, 27th August, 2014, Agnes (nee Begg), aged 83 years, of Strathcool, Harpsdale, Halkirk. Beloved wife of George, much loved mum of Billy and Sheila, a loving mother-in-law, granny and great-granny and a dear aunt and friend. Funeral service within Ormlie Lodge Service Rooms, Thurso, tomorrow, Saturday, 30th August, service commencing at 11am, thereafter to Halkirk Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, may be given at the service in aid of Pentland View Residents' Comfort Fund.
MACKAY - Peacefully in her home, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, 26th August 2014, Linda Stewart Mackay, aged 51 years, of 13 West Banks Terrace, Wick, beloved wife of Ronnie, much loved mum of Mandy and David, devoted granny of Charlie, Kaylah and Ruby, a very dear sister and a special friend to many. Funeral service within Dunnett House Service Rooms, Wick, tomorrow, Saturday, 30th August, service commencing at 12 noon, thereafter to Thrumster Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, may be given at the service in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research.
DAWSON - Peacefully, at Seaview Home, Wick, on Monday, 25th August, 2014, Bunty Dawson (nee Nicolson), formerly of The Cottage, Smerlie, Lybster, beloved wife of the late Robert Dawson, dear mother of Bill and David, mother-in-law of Sandra and Barbara, a much loved grandmother and great-grandmother. At rest.