McCAUGHEY - Peacefully at his home, 'Shalom', 4 Rockhill Road, Wick, on Wednesday, 30th December, 2020, James McCaughey (retired boat builder) dearly loved husband of Isobel (née Sutherland) loving father of James and Carole, much loved grandad of Sarah, John and Kayleigh. Private funeral due to current restrictions.
COGHILL- Peacefully in Pentland View Care Home on Monday, 28th December 2020, James, formerly of Tofts of Tain, Castletown. Beloved husband of the late Muriel, much loved dad of James, William and David. A dear father-in-law and a devoted grandad. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
BREMNER - Peacefully, at Caithness General Hospital, Wick, on Wednesday, 23rd December, 2020, Thomas Bremner (Tommy), 6 Moray View Terrace, Occumster, a dear father, grandfather and brother. Private funeral due to current restrictions.
MIDDLEYARD - Peacefully in her home, on 27th December, 2020, Rita, wife of the late George (Melvin). Loving mum of Steven, a loved mum-in-law, grandma and great-grandma. At rest. Private cremation.
MACMILLAN - Suddenly but peacefully, in Blackburn Royal Hospital on Tuesday, 22nd December, 2020, Catherine (Katie née Stewart) darling wife of the late Donald, beloved daughter of the late Alex and Joan Stewart, cherished mum of Sandra, Shaun and Trish, adored mother-in-law of John, Sue and Michael and a very dear nana to Leanne, Kieran, Chloe and Mark, and great-nana to Henry and Billie. A much loved sister of Christine, Sandra, Geordie and Margaret and the late Alex and Joan. A very special aunty to all her nieces and nephews and a very good friend of Peter and Delyse and all her friends in Thurso and England. Funeral private due to Covid restrictions.
MOODIE - Peacefully, at Town & County Hospital, Wick, on Wednesday, 23rd December, 2020, Katherine Macdonald Moodie (née Miller), dearly loved wife of Simon Moodie, 'Greenlea', Bower, loving mother of Neil and Keith, devoted granny of Logan. Private funeral due to current restrictions.
BEVERIDGE - Peacefully, in Caithness General Hospital, on 22nd December, 2020, after an illness bravely borne, Tracey, of 69 Upper Burnside Drive, Thurso. Beloved wife of Morris, much loved mum of Amanda, Graeme and David, dearly loved daughter of Joyce and the late Gordon. A dear mother-in-law, sister and a devoted granny. At rest.
COGHILL (Brora) - Peacefully, on Saturday, 5th December, 2020, in the care of the wonderful staff at Migdale Hospital, Bonar Bridge, Andrew Coghill, Gower Court, Brora, a much loved dad of Adrian, Karlyn and the late Graeme, a caring grandad to Cameron, Chloe and Oliver, a dear brother and loved by all the extended family and friends. Funeral service was held in Clyne Cemetery, Brora on Tuesday, 22nd December at 1.00pm. All enquiries to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
GIFFORD - Peacefully, surrounded by love and care, in Dunbar Hospital, on Monday, 14th December, 2020, Jean Chadwick (née Sinclair), darling wife of Jim, cherished mum of Sheryl and Philip, much loved mum-in-law of Billy, precious gran of Jemma, Roisin and Philippa and doting gran-gran to Lexie and Jamie. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
JONES - Peacefully in his home, Pentland View, Sibmister Road, Murkle, on 10th December, 2020, John, aged 91 years, devoted husband of the late Norma, loving and very caring father to Wendy and Ceri and father-in-law to Adam. A special grandad to Cerys, Fia, Max and Lisa-Marie. A much loved brother to Ivy and the late Einion, Meurig, Enid, Glenys and Gwilym. A much loved brother-in-law to Ada, June, Joan, John, Sylvia, Margaret, Ken, Brian, Linda and the late Margaret, Mair, Selwyn, Emyr, Margaret, Tommy, Florrie, Hughie, Eileen, Johnny, Lily, Harry, Nellie, Harriet, Joey, Derek, Lizzie, Terry, Annie and Billy. A very dear uncle to his many nieces and nephews and a dear friend to Elisha, John, Catherine, Magnus, Davina and Daniel. A long life well lived. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
CRAGG - Peacefully, in Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 7th December, 2020, Karen, aged 50 years, of Juniper Drive, Thurso. Loving partner of John Sinclair, devoted mum to Michael, Ben and Michael's partner Becca, much loved daughter of Eddie and Elma and a loving sister to Gordon. A great friend to many, especially during her working days as a train driver in Wick and Inverness. Sadly missed by all who knew her. Keep on smiling our gorgeous girl x. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
TAIT - Suddenly but peacefully, in her home, 34 Seaforth Avenue, Wick, on Saturday, 12th December, 2020, Nora née O'Brien, beloved wife of the late Freddie, dearly loved mam of Peggy, Stewart, Freda, Freddie and the late Christine, a dear nana, great-nana, mother-in-law and sister. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
BREMNER - Peacefully, surrounded by his family, in his home on 11th December, 2020, John (Dod) of 9 Main Street, Lybster. Beloved husband of Margaret née Hendry, a much loved dad, grandad and great-grandad and a dear brother. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
POTTER - Suddenly, at her home in Edinburgh, on Wednesday, 9th December, 2020, Maria, aged 47 years, passed away. Daughter of Joan, 3 Steven Terrace, Strathy, and the late Tony. A dear sister and aunt. Rest in peace.
YOUNG - In the loving arms of her family, at Castle Gardens Care Home, Invergordon, on Sunday, 6th December, 2020, Marion (Margaret) (née McGregor) aged 76 years, formerly of Dingwall and Wick. The most beloved wife of the late Malcolm, treasured mum of Susan and Ian, mother-in-law to Terese and James and a loving and proud granny to Breigha and Cailean. Dear sister of Pat, Ronnie, Helen, David, Fiona, Finlay and Joan and the late Ian and Vina. A very special sister-in-law, auntie and friend to so many who knew her. A humanist service will take place at Tarbat Ness Burial Ground, Portmahomack on Tuesday, 15th December, 2020 at 1.00pm. Friends respectfully invited. Flowers welcome or, if so desired, a donation may be given at the service for Marie Curie nurses. Enquiries to D. Gunn Funeral Home, Blackwells Street, Dingwall. Tel 01349 863951
MILLER - Peacefully, in Caithness General Hospital, on Sunday, 6th December, 2020, Wanda (née Pajak) aged 63 years, of Pentland Place, Castletown. A much loved mam of Darren, loving granny of Kian, a dearly loved sister of Aniela, Joyce, Janette and the late Margaret and John. A dear auntie and friend. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
ROSS - Peacefully, in the Town and County Hospital, Wick, on Sunday, 6th December, 2020, Alexander (Alex), aged 93 years, of Henderson Court, Thurso. Beloved husband of the late Claire. Sadly missed. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
MILLER - Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff in Town and County Hospital, on Saturday, 5th December, 2020, after an illness bravely borne, Kirsteen, The Old School, Ackergill. Beloved wife of Donald and much loved mum of Jonathan and Lynsay. Dear mother-in-law of Nicola and Calvin and a devoted gala/gaga. A dear sister, aunt and friend to many. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
PATON - George passed away on Monday, 30th November, 2020, at home, 10 Moray Street, Wick. Loving partner of Alison, dear dad to Leslie, Lyle and the late Paul, also dear granda to late Natasha and Samuel, loving brother to Ed, Evelyn, Michael, Sylvia and the late Arthur and Phyllis. A dear brother-in-law and uncle. Private service in Inverness Crematorium. Rest in peace.
GOW - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Alexandra (Sandra) Gow (née Henderson), aged 72 years, on Thursday, 26th November, 2020, at the Caithness General Hospital, Wick. Dearly loved and cherished wife of Donald, a much loved mum of Sandra and Stuart, devoted granny to Michael, Paula, Matthew, Eva, Stuart, Robbie and Billy, mother-in-law to Wullie and Donna, sister to Anne and sister-in-law to John. Deeply missed by all. Service will be held at Church of Scotland, Lybster on Wednesday, 2nd December, at 1.45pm, thereafter to the Latheron Cemetery. Due to current restrictions the funeral will be private. For any friends who wish to pay their last respects, the funeral cortège will leave the church at 2.00pm and they are welcome to join them at Latheron Cemetery. Family flowers only but donations on the day, if wished, to the Rosebank Wing of Caithness General Hospital.