CARTER - Peacefully, in Pulteney House Care Home, Wick, on Thursday, 30th April, 2020, Sylvia, formerly of Gowanlea, 3 George Street, Wick. Beloved wife of the late Edwin. Loving mum of Brooks and Dawn. A much loved granny. Now at rest.
MACLEOD - Peacefully at home with his family by his side, on Friday, 1st May, 2020, Donald (Dan) aged 92 years, of Crown Square, Murkle. Beloved husband of Jeanette, loving father of Donald, William, Janice, James and the late Mary. Much loved brother, uncle, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather. The family would like to give special thanks to the community nurses, doctors and staff at Riverbank Practice, Thurso. Funeral private.
COFFIELD - David Wares passed away in Caithness General Hospital, Wick on Wednesday, 29th April, 2020. Loving husband of Margaret Mackay (Greta), dear dad of Steve, grandad of Connor, brother-in-law of Jimmy and Donian Mackay. Funeral private owing to present circumstances. Donations, if desired, can be forwarded in aid of Caithness Heart Support Group.
CAMPBELL - Peacefully, in the tender care of Riverside Care Home, Wick, on Tuesday, 28th April, 2020, Agnes (Aggie) McCulloch (nee Clark) aged 92 years. Beloved wife of the late George Campbell, dearly loved mother of the late Colin and dear mother-in-law of Fiona. A dear aunt, sister-in-law and friend to many. Funeral private due to the current restrictions.
WEBSTER - Peacefully at her home, Wyndcrest, Hill Avenue, Wick, on Wednesday, 29th April, 2020, Margaret Dunnet Webster, (nee Malcolm) aged 90 years, beloved wife of the late Donald Webster, loving mother of Keith, Heather and Christine, a much loved grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral private due to current restrictions.The family are most grateful to Lorna Plowman and Gordon Shepherd for all their help over the last years in ensuring mum was both comfortable and well looked after at home.
DUFFY - Peacefully in Seaview House Care Home, on Monday, 27th April, 2020, Isobel, formerly of 51 Willowbank, Wick. Beloved wife of the late James, much loved mum of Martin, Bettine and Katrina, a dear mother-in-law and a loving granny and great-granny. It is with regret that the funeral is private due to the current circumstances.
SINNIGE (Wick, Holland & Malawi) - Very suddenly at his home, 4 Gladstone Place, Wick, on Sunday, 26th April, 2020, Johannes T. Sinnige, aged 62 years, dearly loved husband of Theresa (nee Norman) loving and devoted father of Lia and Kim, a much loved son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, son-in-law and friend. Cremation private due to current restrictions. A celebration of Jan's life will take place later in Wick, Holland and Malawi.
BLACKER - Peacefully, in the care of the staff at Pulteney House, on 26th April, 2020, Marie, aged 84 years, formerly of Watten and native of Grimsby. Wife to the late Terrance. Loving mother of Nicola, Adrian and the late Stephen, mother-in-law to Robin and Perihan, loved nanna of Amelia, Nadine, Abigail, Robyn and Lauren and great-nanna to Clara and Noah. A sister, sister-in-law and aunt and a friend to many; she will be missed. Cremation will be private due to current restrictions. Her ashes will be scattered near Grimsby at a later date as was her wish. No flowers please but donations in her memory, if wished, for the RNLI and Pulteney House residents fund can be made to Clair Harper, 8 MacArthur Street, Wick KW1 5AX.
CORMACK - Peacefully, at Town and County Hospital, Wick on Sunday, 26th April, 2020, Evelyn, dearly loved wife of Donald, 6 Baikie Place, Thrumster, loving mother of Donaline. Private funeral due to current restrictions.
MOWAT - Dr James Mowat, aged 83 years. Jim, beloved husband of Colleen, loving father of James and Elaine and dear granda to Finn and Rosa. Jim will be laid to rest in his home village of Keiss. A memorial service will be held, when possible, at a later date.
PADLEY - Nena Padley, nee Simpson, aged 98 years, passed away on Thursday, 16th April, 2020, in the tender care of all, but especially Esmeralda, at Palm Villas, Red Wood City, San Francisco, USA, with caring daughter, Jean, by her side. Dear wife of the late John Padley. Sadly missed by her daughters, Susan and Jean, their husbands, Jim and Dan and grandchildren, Chris, Brian, Joe and Abby along with four great-grands, Emilyn, Jack, Caylee and Gavin. Much loved daughter of the late Fred and Johan Simpson, Thurso, sister of John and the late Willie, Cissy, Donnie, Alfie and Robert. A loving and caring daughter and big sis. Rest in peace.
REID - With great sadness, we announce the peaceful passing of Mary ( nee Wood), aged 88 years, in Dunbar Hospital, Thurso on Thursday, 23rd April, 2020. Loving wife of Ronald, devoted mother to Roland, Neil and Loraine. A doting granny and a much loved sister. Always in our thoughts. The family would like to thank all the NHS staff who looked after Mary with such compassion.
MANSON - Peacefully, in Bayview House, Thurso, on Thursday, 23rd April, 2020, Donald (Daney), formerly of Achaguie, Scotscalder. Son of the late Donald and Christina Manson, beloved brother of the late Betty, Etta, Christina and Janet. It is with regret that due to the current restrictions the funeral will be private.
BOURNE - Reginald John Keith Bourne (Reg) 1949 - 2020. A wonderful and loving husband, devoted father and much loved grandad, Reg died peacefully on Sunday, 19th April, 2020 at home in Lyth, aged 70 years. Reg lost his battle with cancer, an illness he fought with courage and determination. According to his wishes there will be no church service and his ashes will be scattered in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, the place of his birth. Thank you to all friends and neighbours for the support given at this devastating time. "When first there is love, it does not go away, When the sun comes up and the curtain goes down, It remains." Peter Hoeg. Wife Helen, son Jason, daughter Naomi, step-daughter Caroline, grandchildren Taylor, Jodie and Ollie, great-grandchildren Harley and Lexie.
SUTHERLAND - It is with heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Jemmie Sutherland (nee Mackay), aged 94 years, at Caithness General Hospital, on Thursday, 23rd April 2020. Wife of the late Colin Sutherland. Devoted mother of Wendy, Heather, Malky and Graham, a loving mother-in-law and nana to eight grandchildren and great-nana to five great-grandchildren. She is survived by her siblings, Billy and Christine. Due to current restrictions, Jemmie's funeral will be private. A memorial service to celebrate Jemmie's life, to which all family and friends will be invited, will take place once circumstances allow. God bless.
DURRAND - Peacefully, in Caithness General Hospital, on 18th April, 2020, Raymond, of 7 Willowbank, Wick. A dear friend to many. Due to the current restrictions, Raymond's cremation is private. A memorial service may be held at a later date.
MACDONALD - Peacefully, at Riverside Care Home, Wick, on Sunday, 19th April, 2020, Mary Isabella Macdonald (nee Spence), beloved wife of the late Marwood Macdonald, much loved mother of Robert, mother-in-law of Lorraine and a loving grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral private due to current circumstances. Robert Macdonald, 4 Pine View, Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire AB42 5GG.
CRAIGIE - Peacefully, on Friday, 17th April, 2020, aged 89 years, John George (Johnny) Craigie of Loch Street, Wick. Beloved husband of the late Ilean, much loved dad of Serena and Denise and a dear father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather. The family would like to especially thank the staff at Caithness General Hospital, Community Nursing Service, Macmillan Cancer Support and all those who cared for Johnny during his last weeks. Due to current restrictions the funeral has been held in private.
CAMPBELL (Lamb) - With great sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Jeanette, aged 71 years, on Friday, 17th April, 2020. Loving wife of Neil, devoted mother to Marian and Donna and a proud granny of five. Due to current restrictions Jeanette's funeral will be private.
GREIG (Thurso) - Peacefully, after a long fight, in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary on Thursday, 16th April, 2020, James (Jimmy) Cruden. So thankful to know that his last moments were with his wife and youngest daughter by his side. Loving and devoted husband of Liz, loving father of Donna, Gillian, Jenny and Janis. A doting grandad who will be sorely missed by all his grandkids and a dear brother to Sanders. It is with regret that the funeral is private. This is due to the current Covid-19 restrictions which are in place. A memorial service to celebrate Jimmy's life, to which all family and friends will be invited, will take place once circumstances allow.