NEWLANDS - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Christine Newlands. Chris died peacefully, on 24th of November, 2020, in Caithness General Hospital. She was a dear wife, loving mother to Charlie and the late Tommie, a loving grandmother, sister, aunt and a friend to many. Funeral private due to current restrictions. At rest.
HENDERSON - Peacefully, at Caithness General Hospital, Wick, on Tuesday, 24th November, 2020, Anne Henderson (née Bain), beloved wife of Alexander Henderson, much loved mum of Peter and Andrew, mother-in-law to Jodie and loving grandma of Ellie and Lexy. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
MACKAY - Peacefully in his sleep, at home, on 20th November, 2020, Jamie (Tinman), aged 42 years, of 20 Stroma Road, Thurso. Beloved son of Robbie and Diane, Strathy East. Darling brother of Sarah, brother-in-law of John and fantastic uncle to Alex and Kai. A much loved nephew, cousin and friend. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
MANSON - Suddenly, in Caithness General Hospital, on Friday, 20th November, 2020, Anne, of 15 Burnett Place, Thurso. Beloved wife of the late Sandy, much loved mum of David and Pamela. A dearly loved granny, auntie, sister-in-law and friend to many. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
MACKAY - Peacefully, in Caithness General Hospital, on 21st November 2020, David (Sprocket), aged 59 years, of Glen Cottage, Reay. Much loved dad of Michaela, beloved son of Patricia and the late Donald, dear brother of Barbara, Ian and Calum. A dear uncle, cousin and friend. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
SCHMEDLIN - Suddenly in her home, on 21st November, 2020, Margaret (née Gray) of Castlegreen Road, Thurso, formerly of Harray. Beloved wife of the late Ron, much loved mum of Sarah-Jane and mother-in-law to Rory, dearly loved by all her family and friends. Sadly missed. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
EVANS - Peacefully, in Caithness General Hospital, on 17th November, 2020, Charles (Alan) 3 Dwarwick Court, Thurso. Beloved husband of the late Doris. A dear brother, uncle and friend. Due to current restrictions the funeral is private. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
CALEY - Suddenly but peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on Thursday, 19th November, 2020, with her mum by her side, Ashley Caley, aged 26 years, beloved mum of Jorgie and Jax, much loved daughter of Maureen Mathiesen and John, and loving sister to Emma. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
ROSS - Suddenly, on 16th November, 2020, in Edinburgh, formerly of Staxigoe, Margaret, loving wife of the late Alistair, devoted mum of Jean, James and the late Alistair. 'Adopted mum' to Frances. Proud grandma of Vicky, Alistair and Andrew and delighted great-grandma of Dexter, Deanna and Alice. Friend to many over her lifetime especially during her working days in Woolworths and through all her voluntary work in Wick. She will be sadly missed but we know she has gone on to a better place, reunited with her loved ones at last. Due to current restrictions, the funeral service in Edinburgh is private.
ELLIS - Very suddenly, on Tuesday, 17th November, 2020, Peter Charles Ellis, dearly loved husband of Catherine (née Miller), 'Berachah', Westside, Dunnet, a dear brother-in-law and uncle. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
SUTHERLAND - After a short illness, at Caithness General Hospital, on Tuesday, 17th November, 2020, Margaret Sutherland (Pearl), beloved wife of Andrew Sutherland, devoted mother to Billy, Andy and Valerie, a loving grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and a loved and much respected mother-in-law. Deeply missed by all. Grateful thanks to all staff of the Caithness General and the Rosebank Wing in particular for their care and support. Family flowers only but donations on the day, if wished, to the Rosebank Wing of Caithness General Hospital. Funeral private due to current restrictions. At rest.
WILSON - Peacefully, in Bayview Care Home, on Saturday, 14th November, 2020, Georgina (Joey) aged 89 years. Loved mother, mother-in-law, granny and great-granny. Funeral service private due to current Covid restrictions.
FORD - Peacefully, in Dunbar Hospital, on Monday, 2nd November, 2020, Roger, aged 73 years, of Gunn's Lane, Castletown. A dear friend and neighbour. Funeral private at his own request.
MATHESON - Suddenly, at home in Dundee, on Monday, 2nd November, 2020, Alexander, beloved husband of Doris. Much loved dad of Keith and Ross, loving father-in-law of Loz and Alison, devoted grandad of Seonaid, Gemma, Stella and Georgie, and a dear brother to Catherine. Funeral service private due to current restrictions.
DUNCAN - Peacefully, in Town and County Hospital, Wick, on Sunday, 15th November, 2020, William Miller Duncan, aged 65 years. Eldest son of the late Chris and Dolly Duncan, much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Funeral procession will leave his home at 'Roadside', Papigoe en route to private service in Sinclair's Rest Rooms at 1.15pm on Thursday, 19th November, for anyone wanting to pay their respects before interment in Wick Cemetery. Funeral private due to current restrictions. Donations, if desired, for local charities.
CAMERON (Lairg/Scrabster) - Peacefully, in the loving care of the Dunbar Hospital, Thurso, on Sunday, 15th November, 2020, with his beloved wife, Anne, at his side, Ronald Mackay (Ronnie), aged 70 years, much loved brother of Hamish, dear brother-in-law, uncle and very good friend to many. The funeral service will take place at Lairg Cemetery on Friday, 20th November, 2020, at 1.00 pm. Family flowers only please. The funeral cortège will leave 26 St Clair Avenue, Scrabster at 11.00 am routing round Holborn Place onto the A9 where all friends are welcome to stand at the side of the road to pay their respects whilst observing social distancing in line with current government regulations.
GUNN - Tragically, on Sunday, 8th November, 2020, Robert Gunn, 10 Crescent Street, Halkirk. Much loved son, brother and uncle. Will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Funeral procession will leave his home in Halkirk en route to Latheron Cemetery at 11.00am on Monday, 16th November at 11.00am for anyone wanting to pay their respects. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
SMITH - Peacefully, in Dunbar Hospital, on Tuesday, 11th November, 2020, William, aged 87 years, of Castle Terrace, Thurso. Much loved brother to Robert and the late Maimie. A loving uncle and friend. Funeral private due to current Covid-19 restrictions.
MILLER - Suddenly in her home, on Sunday, 8th November, 2020, Laura, aged 39 years, of Park Avenue, Thurso. Loving daughter of Angus and Joan, much loved sister of Steven and Gillian, a dear sister-in-law and doting auntie to Orla, Isla and George. Friend to many and sadly missed. Funeral private due to current Covid-19 restrictions.
DUNCAN - Suddenly in his home, on Friday, 6th November, 2020, Stewart, aged 81 years, of St Peter's Road, Thurso. Beloved husband of the late Rhoda, much loved dad of Janet, Allison and Lynn, loving father-in-law, granddad and great-granddad. A dear brother, uncle and friend. Funeral service private due to current restrictions.