MACLEOD - Marie, Liz, Murray and family would like to thank friends, relatives and neighbours for all the kind messages, cards, flowers and baking following the sad loss of Ann, who will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed. Special thanks to Dunnett's Funeral Directors for their caring, professional arrangements and to Rev. David Malcolm for his comforting and personal service. Thank you to the Ulbster Arms Hotel for the refreshments provided. Finally, thank you to all who generously donated £902.60 in support of North Highland Cancer Information and Support Centre.
HARNESS - The family of the late Margaret Harness wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy shown during this sad time. Special thanks to the staff at Seaview Care Home for their compassionate and dedicated care to Margaret. Thank you to Rev. Heather Stewart for her comforting and uplifting service and to Sanders at Sinclair's Funeral Directors, for his professional handling of the funeral arrangements. Thanks also to all who paid their last respects and for your generous donations amounting to £365 to charity.
MOWAT - Fiona, Robert and Lynsey would like to thank everyone for the many expressions of kindness, support and sympathy received following the sad loss of David. Heartfelt thanks to the wonderful staff at Town and County Hospital, Wick, for the unwavering care, compassion and kindness shown to both David and his family during his final weeks, and to all who assisted with his illness and care over the years. Grateful thanks to Rev. Heather Stewart for her thoughtful, comforting and uplifting service, and to Dunnett's Funeral Directors for their kindness, professionalism and attention to detail in making all arrangements. Thanks also to The Flower Patch for the beautiful floral tributes, and to the Portland Hotel, Lybster, for the lovely catering. Finally, thank you to everyone who attended the service, and all who braved the weather to join the family at the graveside, donating so generously towards the Town and County Hospital Patient Care Fund.
GUNN - Isobel and William would like to thank everyone who sent flowers, cards and messages of condolence on Jane's passing. They were all very much appreciated; also to the family who attended Jane's private service and for the floral tributes. Special thanks to Linda Smith for her lovely service and kind words; thanks also to Sanders Harper and his staff for all their help with arrangements. Jane is now at rest with mam and dad.
MACLEOD - Heather, Laura, Kevin and Ann wish to thank all family, friends, neighbours and work colleagues for their kindness, support, cards, flowers, calls and messages following the sudden passing of their beloved dad, grandad and partner, Hugh Macleod. Special thanks to the emergency services who attended to Hughie and to Eric and Rosemary Cameron for their efforts at the time of Hughie's passing and for their continued friendship and support to the family. Warm thanks to the Rev. David Malcolm for conducting a lovely heartfelt service; Sinclair Dunnett and all staff at Dunnett's Funeral Directors for the care, respect and dignity shown at this sad time; the Strathy Hall Community for the refreshments and hospitality provided following the funeral service; Davie and friends for ensuring Hughie could make one final visit to the shore at Portskerra; Carol- Anne Farquhar for piping Hughie on his last journey from Strathy Church and the members past and present of the Dounreay Fire Service who carried Hughie to his final place of rest. Thanks to all who paid their last respects at Strathy church and churchyard. To date £1100 has been raised for local charities.
MACLEOD - Bert and family would like to thank everyone who sent messages of sympathy, flowers and baking following their recent loss of Jessie. Grateful thanks to Dunnett's Funeral Directors for all their support. Thank you to everyone who paid their respects and kindly donated £1020.00 to Balmore Animal Rescue Centre.
MANSON - The family of the late Margaret Manson would like to express their thanks to all family, friends and neighbours for their expressions of sympathy received in so many ways following their sad loss. Special thanks to all the staff at PPP Homecare, the local NHS community staff and Pentland View Care Home; Buds 'n' Blooms for the floral arrangement and to the Pentland Hotel for the lovely refreshments. Heartfelt thanks to John Glen for his comforting service and to Sinclair and the team at Dunnett's for their professionalism, kindness and support. Finally, thank you to everyone who joined them to say a final farewell to their Mam and for your kind donations of £700 which will go to the RNLI Longhope and Thurso.
MACLEAN - Marj, Archie, Joan, Shona and Mairi and their families wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their support and kindness following the sad loss of their beloved mum, granny and great-granny, Jessie Maclean. Special thanks to the staff of ward 6C at Raigmore Hospital for their compassionate care of mum. Warm thanks to the Rev. Calum MacInnes for taking mum's funeral service, to David Fraser for leading the singing, to William T Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors for their considerate and comforting approach, to Flowers by Lee for the beautiful flowers and to the Beaufort Hotel for their excellent catering. Thank you to everyone who paid their last respects to mum at the service and at Tore Cemetery. To date, over £1500 has been raised for Cancer Research UK.
SMITH - Valerie and family would like to thank most sincerely, all relatives, friends and neighbours who attended Eric's funeral and for the many food donations, flowers, cards and messages of condolence received; also for the generous donations which totalled £1465.00 for local Macmillan nurses. A special thank you to all medical staff who cared for Eric over the past 12 years and to all the emergency services that recently attended to Eric; Linda Smith for her lovely service and fitting tribute to Eric; The Norseman Hotel for the refreshments provided and finally to Sanders and staff for the care, respect and dignity shown at this sad time.
MACKENZIE (North Kessock) - Norman and family would like to express their sincere thanks to the many relatives, friends and neighbours who sent messages of sympathy, flowers and helped during their recent sad loss. Grateful thanks to the Highland Hospice for their care and attention. Donations received £1360.00. Special thanks to humanist celebrant, Linda Smith, for all her support and for a fitting service, and to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.
MOAR - Fiona, Michael and Liam wish to thank everyone for the kind expressions of sympathy shown to them after the sad loss of Shaun. Grateful thanks to Lindsay Morrison, Dunnett's Funeral Directors, Royal British Legion and to all who paid their last respects at the service and graveside and kindly donated £3000 to be split between, The Beatson Cancer Charity, Marie Curie, Dunbar Patient Care Fund, Dunbar Palliative Care Fund and Thurso RNLI Lifeboat.
MOAR - Thank you to all my family for their love and support when my precious son, Shaun, passed away. Thanks to my friends and neighbours for love, support, beautiful flowers, cards, phone calls and visits; also food, drinks and gifts received at this difficult time. Thank you all so much. Love Moira.
DOULL - Trina and Michael would like to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy following the sad loss of their mum and nana. Sincere thanks to all medical staff who cared for Emmy these past few months, to Linda Smith for a comforting service, Dunnett's Funeral Directors and the Nethercliffe Hotel.
GREEN - Ethel and families would like to thank friends, relatives and neighbours for the flowers, cards, messages, baking and kind thoughts following the sad loss of David. Sincere thanks to Rev. Janet Easton-Berry for her personal and comforting service, the organist Mary Edmundson, also Sanders Harper and team, Funeral Directors, for their professional arrangements. Many thanks to Jan Sutherland for the beautiful floral tributes, to piper, Gordon Tait, and to the Seaview Hotel. Finally, thank you to members of the CSVCVC for the cortège of vintage vehicles and to everyone who attended the service and graveside to pay their respects. The sum of £1,755.00 was raised, which will be donated to the Caithness and Orkney MS Society.
MURRAY - Ellen and family would like to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy shown through cards and flowers following the sad loss of Donnie. Sincere thanks to the Bignold Wing, Caithness General Hospital for their care and attention. Grateful thanks to David Malcolm and Dunnett's Funeral Directors for their support and professionalism. Thanks to all who paid their last respects and kindly donated £630 to Bignold Ward and British Heart Foundation.
POLSON - Adam (Boysie) and family would like to thank all relatives and friends for their kindness and support shown to them following the sad loss of dear Margaret. Sincere thanks to Sinclair, Karen and all the staff at Dunnett's Funeral Directors for being so supportive and taking care of everything in such a personal caring manner. Grateful thanks to Rev. David Malcolm for delivering such a lovely service with compassion and kindness, to the district nurses for their care and support, Buds n Blooms for the beautiful flowers and the Ulbster Arms Hotel for the lovely tea. Finally, thank you to all who attended the funeral and kindly donated £900 to Alzheimer Scotland.
ALEXANDER - The family of the late David (Dodds) would like to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy. Sincere thanks to all in Seaview Nursing Home, all carers, ambulance staff, doctors, nurses, Caithness General Hospital and Town and County Hospital for their care and attention. Grateful thanks to Linda Smith, Dunnett's Funeral Directors, Flower Patch and the Norseman Hotel. Thanks to all who paid their last respects and kindly donated £453.10 to R.N.L.I.
ROSIE - Catherine and family would like to thank all relatives and friends for the many kind expressions of sympathy and support following the sad loss of Helen. Grateful thanks to the ambulance team, A&E staff especially Evelyn, and the compassionate staff of the Rosebank wing. Your kindness will never be forgotten. Thanks to the Pearson Practice for their many years of care. Special thanks also to the Laurandy Centre where Mum spent happy days, albeit for too short a time. Many thanks to Linda Smith for her comforting service which raised a smile or two; to Sanders and team of Clair Harper and Son for their patience and professional handling of arrangements; to the Flower Patch for the beautiful floral tributes and to Murray and Ellie of the Mackays Hotel for the excellent tea and sympathy. Heartfelt thank you to the ladies of the Arion choir for their beautiful rendition of the Dark Island. You did her proud. Finally, to all who paid their respects at the service and graveside and kindly donated £550 for the Laurandy Centre - our sincere thanks.
COWIE - The family of the late John (Silver Fox) extend sincere thanks to family, friends and neighbours for the many kind expressions of sympathy received at this sad time. Special thanks to Sinclair Funeral Directors for their support and professionalism and to Major Hoitinga for his uplifting service. Many thanks also to the staff at Mackays Hotel and to Jan Sutherland for her beautiful flowers. Finally, heartfelt thanks to all who came from far and wide to attend and kindly made donations - these will go to The Scottish Spina Bifida Association and Caithness Mental Health Support Group.
BOWES - June and family of the late Brian Bowes would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to all those who expressed their condolences, sent cards and flowers, and attended the funeral service of Brian at Ormlie Service Rooms. Special thanks to Lindsay Morrison for the lovely service and to Sinclair Dunnett and the team for their kind and helpful guidance throughout. Thanks also to Sandra at Flower Daze for the beautiful flowers and the Pentland Hotel for the lovely teas. Thanks to the Bignold Wing for all their care and kindness and grateful thanks to Riverbank Medical Centre, district nurses and Dunbar Hospital for their care, kindness and support in his final days. A generous donation of £319.20 will go to Dunbar Hospital Patient Care Fund.