OAKLEY - Peacefully, after a prolonged illness, on Tuesday, 9th February, 2021, Calvin (aged 47 years), beloved son of Wilma and Chris, much loved brother of Lenka, dear uncle of Jake and Mia and loving nephew of Mick and Beryl. Funeral private due to current restrictions. Rest in peace and God be with you.
SPRAGUE - David passed away peacefully at home, in his 96th year. Beloved husband of the late Mary and dearly loved father of Helen, Jenny and Marion, father-in-law to Eric and Steven and much loved grandad to Stuart, Scott, Ruth and Euan and great-grandad to Keri, Kayla, Anya, Adele, Farrah and Andie. David will be sadly missed by all. Funeral private due to current restrictions. No flowers please but donations in aid of the local branch of R.N.L.I. may be forwarded to Dunnett's Funeral Directors in David's memory.
MUNRO - Peacefully, in his home with his family by his side, on Monday, 8th February, 2021, Allan, aged 87 years, of 20 Oldfield Terrace, Thurso. Beloved husband of Greta, much loved dad of Eion, Patrick, Mandy, Shirley and Nicola. A loving father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad. A dear brother, brother-in-law and friend. Regrettably funeral service is private due to current restrictions
STEPHENSON - Suddenly, in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, on Sunday, 7th February, 2021, Marlyn (Maz). Loved mum to Frazer, mother-in-law to Kelly, proud grandma to Muireach and Finnlay and dear friend to many. Sadly, funeral private due to current restrictions.
BACKHOUSE - Bill (William Howson) passed away peacefully, in the exceptional care of the staff at Riverside House Care Home, Wick, on Friday, 5th February, 2021, aged 92 years. Beloved husband of the late Barbara Ann. Devoted and loving father to Susan and the late Alan, caring grandad to Stuart (Kris) and Gary (Maggie). A dear father-in-law to Sandy. Private cremation due to Covid restrictions. Donations if desired to Riverside House Care Home, Wick or Alzheimers. 'I've had a good life.'
ROSS - It is with great sadness that we announce the very sudden passing of John, on Friday, 5th February, 2021. Beloved husband of Liffy, cherished dad to Amanda and Raymond, father-in-law to Vicki, doting and playful grandad to Chloe and Maddie, loving brother, uncle and friend to many. Funeral private due to current restrictions. Sleep well JR.
MORRICE (Aberdeen/Wick) - Peacefully, at A.R.I. on Thursday, 4th February, 2021, Georgina (Georgie) née Elder. Loving wife of the late George, cherished mum of Marilyn and Audrey, dear nana of Kevin, Kris and Julie and a great-nana, mother-in-law and auntie. Funeral ceremony private due to current restrictions.
CAMERON - Alastair (Ali), aged 62 years, passed away on Thursday, 4th February, 2021, after a very short illness, surrounded by his family, Isobel, Christine and Liz. Loving dad to Christine and the late Jamie, much loved grandad, great-grandad, brother, uncle and friend to many. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
MACKAY - Peacefully, in Town and County Hospital, Wick, on Wednesday, 3rd August, 2021, Duncan, much loved son of Angus and the late Jean, brother to Angus, Joan and the late Richard, uncle to Emma, Richard, Michael, Katie and Lauren. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
VIVERS (Reay, Thurso) - Suddenly, on Tuesday, 2nd February, 2021, while staying with his daughter, Robert William (Bill) Jackson passed away, aged 86 years. Loving husband to his beloved late wife, Una. Dearly loved dad of Julie, Graham and the late Elaine and father-in-law of Malcolm, Michelle and Tommy. Devoted grandpa/papa of Lauren, Fraser, Lewis, Lily and Jaxon and a sadly missed brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend. Funeral service on Friday, 12th February at 2.30 pm in William T Fraser and Son, Culduthel Road, Inverness. Under Government guidelines. Donations for the Heart Foundation can be made via www.facebook/ inverness funeral directors, the service will be streamed live from www.williamtfraserandson.co.uk
MANSON - Peacefully, on Monday, 1st February, 2021, Margaret (née Macleod), aged 76 years, of 'Stroma', 24 Holborn Place, Scrabster. Beloved wife of John, much loved mam of Andrew and Annette, a loving mother-in-law, nana, sister and a dear friend to many. Regrettably, due to current restrictions, funeral service will be private. Margaret will be leaving Holborn Avenue on her final journey at 10.30am on Monday 8th, for any neighbours and friends wishing to pay their last respects.
BALLOCH - Peacefully, in Dunbar Hospital on Thursday, 4th February, 2021, Ronald (Ron), beloved husband of Lynn, much loved dad of Derek and Kay, and a dear father-in-law to Debbie and Doozer. Loving grandad to Megan, Nicole, Demi, Samara-Leigh and Aidan, great-grandad to Renee and a dear brother and friend. Funeral private due to current restrictions
BARNIE - On Wednesday, 3rd February, 2021, Jane (Jean) Barnie (née Kirkpatrick) sadly passed away peacefully, at home in Lybster surrounded by her family. Beloved wife to John Barnie, loving mother to Katrina, Camilla, Sandy and Dawn and loving nana to Frances and Scott. Funeral service private at Inverness Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations to Macmillan Cancer Support, if desired, to Lybster Post Office.
McDERMID - Our beautiful and witty mum and granny, Marjorie, passed away suddenly but peacefully on 3rd February, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Tom, loving mum to Lorna, Bryan, Brian and Trudie and a devoted granny to Danny. A dear sister, aunt and friend. Funeral private due to the current restrictions. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, would be gratefully received in aid of Rosebank Wing CGH (paypal.me/bryanmcdermid1) Huge thanks to ambulance team and Rosebank Wing for their caring and professional service.
GUNN - Peacefully, in Town and County Hospital, Wick, on Monday, 1st February, 2021, Jane (Jean) wife of the late John, loving mum of Yvonne, William and Angela. A dear mother-in-law and a loving granny to Alan, Kaitlin and Jamie, great-granny to Daniel, Lily and Ailsa. A much loved sister, aunt and friend to many. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
HOBSON - Chris has sadly left us on his last patrol. His ship's company will miss him dreadfully. He has fought his final battle as always, with great strength of character and determination but it all proved too much in the end. He was a wonderful captain to our ship but has left us with oceans of happy memories. We love you so. Lyn, proud first mate; Nick and Marj; Sara and James; James and Orla and our dearest grandchildren, Vivien, Juliet, Struan, Oliver, Reuben, Evie, Esme, Ailis, Mhairi and last but not least, Finn. A private service will be held at Inverness Crematorium on Wednesday, 17th February, 2021, attendance by invite only. Family flowers only please but a donation, if desired, can be made online to R.N.L.I, Invergordon at: mrfs.org.uk/christopher-hobson. Enquiries to Mairi Russell Funeral Services. Tel: 01349 880901.
ROSIE - On Saturday, 30th January, 2021, after a long illness, in the care of Seaview Home, John Mackintosh Rosie, of 12 Macrae Street, Wick. Loving husband of Mary Mackenzie, devoted nephew of the late Jenny and Barbara and a dear stepfather to Ken and Alaster. Sadly missed. Funeral private.
McADIE - After an illness faced with courage, in his home, on 28th January, 2021, Jim, aged 85 years, of 48A High Street, Wick. Much loved husband of Christeen and a very special dad to John, Leon, Angie, Eileen, Ivor and the late Wilma and Ann. A dear father-in-law and a doting grandad and great-grandad. A dear brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. At rest. Donations, if desired, in aid of Prostate Cancer Research can be forwarded to Dunnett's Funeral Directors or by donating online at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Nikki-Mackay3
MUNRO - Peacefully, on 30th January, 2021, in Seaview House Care Home, William Bruce Munro (Brucie) aged 88 years. Dearly loved husband of Jenny and much loved dad of Brian. Fondly remembered by his daughter-in-law Allison, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral private due to current restrictions.