CORMACK - Suddenly, at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, on 9th October, 2020, Colin R. Cormack. Interred in Latheron Cemetery with his parents, William Cormack and Dina Dunbar, and his brother, Hugh.
ANGUS - Peacefully, in Dunbar Hospital, on Friday, 16th October, 2020, Benjamina, (Ina), aged 91 years, of 44 High Street, Thurso. Beloved wife of the late Donald. A dear sister and friend. Funeral service private due to current restrictions.
DAVIDSON - Peacefully, in Riverside Care Home, Wick, on Saturday, 17th October, 2020, Christina, aged 93 years. Loved wife of the late Donald, loving mother of Alastair and mother-in-law to Irene, dear granny to Karen and John and great-granny to Kirsty, Jamie, Ellie, Angus and Jack. Dear sister, sister-in-law and good friend to many. Funeral service private due to current restrictions.
LAMB (Drummuir / Orkney) - Peacefully, at Weston View Care Home, Keith, on Sunday, 18th October, 2020, Raymond, aged 72 years, (Orkney's resident archaeologist) best friend and partner of the late Ruth Anderson. Funeral private due to current health guidelines, but can be viewed via webcast. See Frank S McLean & Son Facebook for details.
MACKAY - Peacefully, whilst visiting her daughter in Fern, on Sunday, 11th October, 2020, Margaret Hope (née Russell), deeply cherished wife of over 61 years to her husband William (Billy), adoring and adored mum and best friend to Karen, mother-in-law to John, devoted and much loved granny to Lee-Anne, Louise and Ian, treasured great-granny to Kaie, Kayla, Kyle, Scott and Hunter, and much loved by her extended family and friends. Funeral private due to current circumstances. Interment in her home town of Wick.
CURRIE - Bob left us quietly and peacefully, as he lived, on 11th October, 2020. Husband, friend, dad, granda and Bob. Loved and will be missed by all of us. Private cremation on Monday, 19th October. Raise a socially distanced glass to him. Cheers.
MACKAY - Peacefully, in Dunbar Hospital, on Thursday, 8th October, 2020, after a long illness bravely borne, Robert Angus, aged 93 years, of 4 Hakon Road, Thurso. Beloved husband of Myra, a devoted dad, father-in-law, papa, grandad and great-grandad. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
SINCLAIR (Wick, Glasgow, Johannesburg) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Iain Alexander, aged 48 years, general manager of CCL Label in South Africa, cherished husband of Lorna, devoted dad of Craig and Gemma, dearly loved son of Annette and Derry, dear brother of Graeme, dear brother-in-law, and uncle, and a good friend to everyone who knew him. He passed away peacefully, on Thursday 30th September, 2020, in Johannesburg, after a short illness bravely borne. Cremation in Johannesburg.
CAMPBELL - Peacefully, at the Town and County Hospital, on 6th October, 2020, Sandy Campbell, 28 Girnigoe Street, Wick and formerly Gunn Court, Thurso. Loving husband of the late Lilian Campbell, dear dad to Leslie and Michael and a proud grandad of Amanda, Robbie, Chloe and Ryan. Also a very dear father-in-law to Donna and Win, brother, brother-in-law and friend to many. Funeral, regrettably, private due to current Covid restrictions but collection, if desired, for Town and County Hospital, Wick.
YOUNG (Dingwall) - Suddenly but peacefully, with Susan and Ian at his side, at the Highland Hospice, on Sunday, 4th October, 2020, Malcolm Alexander Young, the dedicated and loving husband of Marion. The most beloved and special dad, a loving father-in-law to Terese and James and a proud grandad to Breigha and Cailean. A very dear brother to the late Billy, Derek and Ishbel and a special brother-in-law, uncle, cousin, work colleague and friend to so many that knew and loved him dearly. Private interment has already taken place at Tarbat Ness Burial Ground, Portmahomack.
JONES - Peacefully, on Thursday, 1st October, 2020, at home, after a short illness very bravely borne, Alison, much loved mum, nan, sister and friend. At rest.
SUTHERLAND - Peacefully in her home, on 30th September, 2020, surrounded by her loving family, after a long illness fought with great courage and dignity, Elspeth (née Barnetson), loving wife of Kenneth, Sibmister Farm, by Thurso. A very special mum to Stephen, Kenneth and the late Lynn, loving mother-in-law to Alix and Fiona, a proud and loving granny to Amy, Jack and Tom. A dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt and friend to many. Regrettably, due to current restrictions, funeral will be private.
MACKAY (Strathy) - Peacefully, at Sinclair Court Care Home, Portskerra, on 27th September, 2020, Alexander G. M. Mackay (Alastair), beloved husband of the late Jane Mackay, formerly of 80 Strathy East, loving father of Jane, Sandy and George, grandfather of Eva, Alastair, Catherine, Sinead and Alexander and great-grandfather of Hamish. Funeral service private due to current Covid restrictions.
MATHIESON - Peacefully, at Caithness General Hospital, on Friday, 25th September, 2020, June Dileas (née Begg) of Schoolhouse, Staxigoe, beloved wife of the late Alexander John (Ian) Mathieson, loving mother of Rhona, Sharon and James, mother-in-law of Andrew and Chris, granny of Craig, Melissa, Lorne and Ryan and great-granny of Orla and Molly. Funeral private.
MASSON - Peacefully, in Pentland View Care Home, on Saturday, 26th September, 2020, James (Jim), aged 86 years, formerly manager of the Clydesdale Bank, Thurso branch. Beloved husband and soulmate of Marie for 61 years, much loved dad to David and Michael, loving father-in-law of Karen and Joanne and devoted grandpa to Craig, Erika, Andrew and Louise. Brother of Eric and a loving brother-in-law and uncle. Regrettably, in accordance with current Covid-19 restrictions, the funeral is private. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, to Alzheimer Scotland.
MUNRO - In his home, 'Brisan', Lybster, on Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020, Brian Munro, aged 72 years. Beloved husband and soulmate of the late Sandra Macdonald, dearly loved dad of Karen, Pauline and Michael, much loved father-in-law of Euan and Andrew, loving grandad of Aimee, Connor, Karyse, Scott and Karley. A dear brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. Due to current restrictions in place, the funeral will be private. If you wish to pay your respects, the hearse will be travelling along South Road, Wick at 12.30 pm. on Wednesday, 30th September.
ELDER - Peacefully, at Caithness General Hospital, on Tuesday, 22nd September, 2020, Jean (née Banks), Murza, Swanson Drive, Wick. Beloved wife of the late James, much loved mum of James, Gwen, Colin, Mark and the late Michael. A dear mother-in-law, loving nana, great-nana and sister. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
FRASER - Passed away peacefully at home, 1 Port Dunbar, Wick, on Saturday, 19th September, 2020, after a long struggle with motor neurone disease, Isabell Helen MacPherson. Much loved wife of David Fraser, loving mother to Nina and David, granny to William, Ben, Murray and Isla, mother-in-law of Willie and Louise, a dear sister to Patricia and Jean, auntie, cousin and friend to many. Funeral on Friday, 25th September, in private, due to current restrictions. If desired, donations may be given to MND Scotland.
MELVILLE (Thurso / Inverness) - Suddenly but peacefully at home, on Thursday, 17th September, 2020, in the loving arms of her family, Daisy Melville, formerly of Thurso and latterly of Inverness, wife of the late Tommy, treasured and cherished mum of Kathleen and Olivia, loving mother-in-law of Derick and very proud granny of Lewis, Kieran and Rhiannon, much loved aunt and friend to many. Forever in our hearts. Funeral private. Family flowers only. A donation, if desired, in Daisy's memory may be forwarded directly to The British Heart Foundation. Arrangements by John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness.
CARBERRY - Quickly but peacefully, in the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, William Robert (Bill), aged 93 years. Much loved husband of Jeannie then Barbara, fabulous dad to TC, Chooch, Heather and Sheena, fond father-in-law of Karen and the late Ann and entertaining grandad of Holly, Roddy, Freya and Mitchell. A long life well lived and well loved.