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Marelle Sturrock: Celebration of life to take place in Wick as funeral date revealed

By John Davidson

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Marelle Sturrock.
Marelle Sturrock.

A celebration of the life of Marelle Sturrock is being planned to take place in Wick.

The primary school teacher, who was originally from the Caithness town, was tragically killed along with her unborn son in her Glasgow home last month.

The date of Marelle's funeral has now been revealed in a death notice sent to the John O'Groat Journal.

In it, her family pay tribute to a "beloved daughter" and "dearly loved granddaughter", as well as her son-to-be, Jayden Sturrock.

The funeral service, to which "all family and friends are respectfully invited", is due to take place at Dundee crematorium on Friday, May 26, at 12.30pm.

The family wrote: "On Tuesday, April 25, 2023, Marelle, aged 35 years and son to be, Jayden Sturrock. Beloved daughter of Colin and Lorna, much loved sister of Clare and Sarah, dearly loved granddaughter of Dorothy and the late Grant Sturrock, loving sister-in-law of Evan and Richard and a loving aunt.

"Funeral service, in Dundee crematorium, on Friday, May 26, at 12.30pm, to which all family and friends are respectfully invited.

"Family flowers only, please, but donations if desired, may be made to various children's charities at the crematorium.

"A celebration of Marelle’s life will be held at a later date in Wick."

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