MILLER - Charles MacEchern Cameron Miller died suddenly at home on 1st September, 2020, aged 80 years. Son of Donald and Margaret Jane Miller (formerly of the Cross, Lybster), brother of Alistair, Daisy, Dennis, Jack, David and Donald. Much loved father of Margaret, David, Cameron and Mary, grandfather of Leonni, Naomi, Amy, Ross, Sophie, Harvey and Sonny and great-grandfather of Ross. Due to current restrictions it is a private service.
MILLER - Peacefully, in the Town and County Hospital, Wick, on Monday, 14th September, 2020, Margaret (née Mackay), beloved wife of the late David J. Miller (Wathegar). Dear mum of Carole and mum-in-law to Graham. Funeral private.
BALE - Lieutenant Commander Pierre John Bale RN (Retd). Suddenly but peacefully, at home after a very short illness, aged 75 years. Pierre leaves behind his beloved wife of 55 years, Yvonne, and his much-loved sons Michael and Simon, daughters-in-law, Bettina and Daniela. He was a devoted grandfather to Kristen, Daniel, Lisa-Marie, Melina, Sophia, Charlett and to his granddaughter-in-law, Stephanie. A very proud great-grandfather to Amber, Ryan, Macie and Layla. Due to current restrictions family and close friends only. A funeral celebration in remembrance of his life, at Dunnett's Funeral Home, followed later by private cremation.
MURRAY - Peacefully, on Monday, 7th September, 2020, after a long illness borne with extraordinary courage, Catherine, aged 83 years, former teacher at Miller Academy, died in her home, 4 Pentland Crescent, Thurso, surrounded by her family. Wife of the late Willie Murray, loving mum of Fiona and the late John, mother-in-law of Charlie, gran of Mathew and Kirsty, great-gran of Kaitlyn and loving friend of Margaret. Catherine was a very dear person and was much loved. She will be greatly missed by her family, her friends and all who knew her. Due to current restrictions the funeral service is private. No flowers please but donations, if desired, can be sent to North Highland Cancer Information and Support Centre. Any cheques can be made payable to N.H.C.I.S.C and sent direct to 5A High Street, Thurso.
YOUNG - Peacefully, after a long illness bravely borne, at Caithness General Hospital, Wick, on Monday, 7th September, 2020, John Young, 31 Coach Road, Wick, beloved husband of Marion and dear dad of Sharon and John, much loved grandad of Ruby. A loving father-in-law of Julie and Brian, brother to Alex and James and uncle. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
AIKMAN - Tragically as the result of an accident, on Sunday, 6th September, 2020, Garry Aikman, much loved son of Michelle, father of Levi and Macy, beloved grandson of Isobel Taylor. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
CROWE - Peacefully, in Riverside House Care Home, Wick, on Wednesday, 2nd September, 2020, Simpson, aged 87 years, formerly of The Holding, Tansfield, Castletown. Much loved husband of the late Sancha, dear father to Alexander, a much loved brother, uncle, brother-in-law and friend to many. At rest.
MACPHEE - (Dornoch).Andrew passed away peacefully at Migdale Hospital, Bonar Bridge on Saturday 5th September 2020, aged 72 years. A much loved brother and uncle. Funeral service will be held at Inverness Crematorium on Friday 11th September 2020, commencing at 12pm. Current government restrictions only allow for 20 people to attend. Enquiries to Mairi Russell Funeral Services. Tel. 01349 880901.
CROWE - Peacefully, in Riverside House Care Home, Wick, on Wednesday, 2nd September, 2020, Simpson, aged 87 years, formerly of The Holding, Tansfield. Much loved husband of the late Sancha, dear father to Alexander, a much loved brother, uncle, brother-in-law and friend to many. In accordance with current restrictions, the funeral is private.
CADDY - Suddenly in his home, after a long illness bravely borne, on 29th August, 2020, Richard (Dick), aged 73 years. Beloved husband of Judy and a dear friend. Funeral private due to current restrictions.
BANKS - Peacefully, after a long illness, in Montrose, on Thursday, 20th August, 2020, Sinclair (Clair) aged 71 years. Youngest son of the late Mary and David Banks, Oldwick Road, Wick, beloved brother of Moira, Lillian and siblings gone before, a dear brother-in-law, uncle and friend. Private interment at his own request. He who suffered is at rest, Gone to Heaven with the blest.
MACKENZIE - Peacefully at home, on Saturday 29th August, 2020, James (Jimmy/Jim), ex BT and plasterer, aged 73 years, recently moved to 14 Newton Avenue, Wick from Arantyne, Watten. Loving husband of Marilyn, much loved dad to Andrew and Valerie, dear father-in-law to Graeme and devoted and proud grandad to Cameron, Cara and Jamie, a precious brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. At rest.
WILLIAMS - Bill Williams, loving husband, brother, father, grandad and great-grandad, passed away on Sunday, 23rd August, 2020. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered. Due to the current restrictions, family have postponed the humanist ceremony at this time. When the restrictions have been lifted, family will post a notice so that friends and family can pay their respects to both Bill and wife Morag.
MACKAY - Peacefully, in The Meadows Nursing Home, Dornoch, on Tuesday, 25th August, 2020, Isobel, aged 94 years, formerly of 102 Strathy Point. Beloved wife of the late Donald (Nonie), adored mum of Catherine, Moira, Iain and the late Elizabeth, a dear mother-in-law, loving granny, great-granny, great-great-granny, sister, aunt and friend to many. Regrettably, in accordance with current Covid 19 restrictions, the funeral is private.
DOVE - Peacefully, after a short illness, in Caithness General Hospital, on Sunday, 16th August, 2020, Delia May Dove (née Clark), of The Beeches, Mey, who retired to Thurso from Yorkshire. Beloved wife of the late John Dove. Please contact Dunnett's Funeral Directors on 01847 896888 for further information.
LUCIANI - Peacefully, on 18th August, 2020, at her son's home in Alnwick, Northumberland where she has resided since 2014, Molly, aged 87 years, widow of local photographer, Mario Luciani (d, March, 2009). Now at rest with her beloved late husband and son Tony, who died tragically, aged 35, in 1991. All together again.
MACKAY (Banchory) - Peacefully at home with her loving family, on Monday, 17th August, 2020, Alison Mary (née Craig), deeply cherished wife of 60 years to her beloved husband, Ronnie, adoring and adored mother to Marian, Craig and Rona, devoted and idolised granny to Robert, Laura, Kirsty, Duncan, Katie and Nina. Much loved by her extended family and friends. Funeral private due to current circumstances. Donations, if desired, can be made to the Forget Me Not Club, Banchory who provided incredible support to Alison and the family.
KENNEDY - Jean Henzel Kennedy (née Short) passed away peacefully, at the Town & County Hospital, on Tuesday, 18th August, 2020. Beloved wife of David, dearly loved mum of Dave and Calum, a dear mother-in-law to Lyn and Donna, granny to Alex, Grant and Katie, and great-granny to Hallie-May. Jean will be laid to rest on Tuesday 25th August at 11.00am. Regrettably, in accordance with current Covid-19 restrictions, the funeral service is private.
McROBERTS - Suddenly, at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, on Monday, 17th August, 2020, Douglas Gray McRoberts, aged 88 years, of Kirkcaldy. Cherished and loving husband to the late Elizabeth Rose, a much loved father to David, Elizabeth, James, Robert and Malcolm. A beloved grandfather and friend to many. Funeral private. Donations in his memory to Chest, Heart and Stroke, Scotland.
MACKAY - Peacefully in her home, on Sunday, 16th August, 2020, Helen Elliot Barbara, née Sinclair, aged 79 years, of Davidson's Lane, Thurso. Much loved wife of the late Robert, best mum to Lorna and Colin, loving mother-in-law to Karan and the late Raymond, a doting granny, dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend to many. Regrettably, in accordance with current Covid-19 restrictions, the funeral service is private.