Deaths

ROWSELL - On the 22nd November, 2014, surrounded by her family, Heather Ann Jane (nee Macleod), aged 50 years, formerly of Papigoe, passed away peacefully in St. Elizabeth's Hospice, Ipswich. A wonderful wife to Lew, a much loved mum to Daniel, Darren, Dean, Gretta and Barry, treasured daughter to Isobel and the late Roy, a precious sister to Laurett, Colin, Billy and Debbie. Sadly missed granny and aunt to many, much loved sister-in-law and a lifelong friend to Ethel. A silent tear, we will never forget.
STEWART - Peacefully at Caithness General Hospital, Wick, on Wednesday, 10th December, 2014, after an illness bravely borne, surrounded by his loving family, Charles Leith Stewart, (retd British Rail Clerk) dearly loved husband of Lillias Stewart, (nee Christie), 6 Glamis Road, Wick, a much loved brother, brother-in -law, uncle and friend. Funeral from Sinclair's Rest Rooms, Macarthur St, Wick, on Saturday, 13 December, service commencing at 11.45am, thereafter to Wick Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. No flowers please, donations if desired, to R.N.L.I. (local) collection at Rest Room door.
CHRISTIE - Suddenly in Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on Thursday, 11th December, 2014, after an illness bravely borne, James (Jim), of 10 Girnigoe Street, Wick, (formerly of Elgin), beloved husband of Elizabeth, much loved dad to Brian, Alexander, Janice and Kathleen, dear stepdad to Brenda, Alan and the late Brian, a loving grandad, a dear father-in-law, brother and uncle. Funeral service within Dunnett House Service Rooms, Wick, on Monday, 15th December, service commencing at 2.00pm, thereafter to Wick Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, in aid of local charities.
CALDER - Peacefully, after a short illness bravely borne, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on Thursday, 11th December, 2014, Audrey Calder (nee Tait), aged 66 years, of 'Morven', Hood Street, Maryburgh. Dearly loved wife of Jimmy, much loved mam of Lorraine, Lesley, Alison and Stephen, a loving mother-in-law, devoted nanny and a dear friend to many. Very sadly missed. Funeral service from Ferintosh Parish Church, Conon Bridge, on Tuesday, 16th December, at 11.00 am, thereafter interment at Urquhart New Cemetery. All friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only, but donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for Macmillan nurses and the Highland Hospice. Arrangements by D. Gunn, Funeral Home, Blackwells Street, Dingwall.
LEE - Suddenly, on Monday, 8th December, 2014, at Monygairn, Clayock, Paul, formerly of Lyth, dearly loved husband of Glynis, devoted father of Eleanor, Alexandra and Kate, father-in-law of Hans and dear grandad of Holly, Mackenzie, Brodie, Rowan and Lewis. Deeply loved and missed by all. Funeral service within Halkirk Church of Scotland, on Wednesday, 17th December, service commencing at 12 noon, thereafter to Halkirk Churchyard. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, may be given at the service in aid of ENABLE.
SWANSON - P eacefully, at Riverside Nursing Home, Wick, on Friday, 12th December, 2014, Isobel Ross Swanson (nee Macaulay), dearly loved wife of John Swanson, 10 Elzy Grove, Staxigoe, much loved mother of Linda, Lorna and Donny, devoted granny of Andrew and Johnathan and a dear sister and aunt.
SINCLAIR - Peacefully, at Caithness General Hospital, Wick, on Friday, 12th December, 2014, Donald Sinclair (Danny), aged 89 years, Seir Croft, Mid Clyth, a dear brother and uncle.
HENDERSON - Peacefully, at Western Infirmary, Glasgow, on Friday, 12th December, 2014, Janet (Jessie), beloved wife of George, mother of Susan and Jan and granny to Abigail, Chloe and Kendra.
GEDDES - Alison Jane Geddes (nee Dye) passed away suddenly but peacefully, at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, on 10th December, 2014, surrounded by her family. A loving wife to Gavin, mum to James, Rebecca and Thomas, sister to Carole, auntie and friend to many. At rest in Yorkshire.
THAIN - Jean passed away peacefully at home, on Saturday, 13th December, 2014. Beloved wife of John and mother of Simon, loved by daughter-in-law Sandra and grandchildren Artemis and Sebastian. Humanist funeral service within Ormlie Lodge Service Rooms, Thurso, on Monday, 22nd December, service commencing at 12 noon, thereafter to Thurso Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Flowers or donations to Marie Curie Cancer Care and Cancer Research UK.