THOMSEN - Kenny, Lynette, Carol and family would like to thank everyone for their kind messages flowers and cards received after the passing of Barbara. We would also like to thank Paramedics, Dr Gray's and ARI for the care and compassion shown to Barbara over the week she was in hospital. Thank you to Forget Me Not flowers for the most beautiful floral tributes, Joyce Thain for kindly giving us a lovely buffet for the family and Catto's Funeral Directors, especially Bob, for being so very helpful from our first phone call. And our most special thank you is to Barbara for everything you have been to us and everything you will always be, in our hearts always.
ALEXANDER - (Whitehills). May and James would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the numerous cards, letters, phone calls but especially for the support received during and following the sad loss of Jim. A special thank you to Dr Wright for his exemplary care and also to the district nurses and the staff at Chalmers Hospital for their care and attention. Thank you to Jim Givan for his heartfelt words at the service which were a great comfort and to Alison of A D Walker Funeral Directors for the efficient arrangements. A final thank you to those that were able to attend Jim's service under the current restrictions. Very sadly missed.
MORRISON (Whitehills). Lynda, Brenda and families would like to sincerely thank relatives, friends and neighbours for all of the messages, cards and flowers sent in kind expressions of sympathy on the loss of their dear mum, granny and great-granny Sheila. We would also like to thank the wonderful staff at GP Ward at Chalmers Hospital for the kindness and care shown towards Sheila. To Rev Ali McLeod for her comforting service, Donna at Elegant Blooms, Ellon for the beautiful flowers and to Jane and her colleagues at A.D. Walker Funeral Directors for her exceptional kindness, help and guidance at a very difficult time. Sheila will be sadly missed by everyone.
VASS (Buckie). Victor, Gary, Rona and their families would like to thank everyone for the many kind expressions of sympathy received following the sad loss of Sheena. Heartfelt thanks to all medical staff involved with Sheena’s care, to Alec Campbell for a comforting service, Graeme for piping at the graveside and Joe Dawson Funeral Directors for their help and support.
LAWRENCE (Bankhead /Alvah). Lorraine, Alan, Sandy and their families sincerely thank everyone for the thoughtful cards, messages and flowers received following the sad loss of Mary Winton Lawrence. We would like to thank A.D. Walker Funeral Directors for the efficient and caring way of helping us through this difficult time, Love for Flowers for the stunning arrangements, also the Rev Anne Robertson for her heartfelt service. Thank you also to Fairview nursing home for caring after mum for over 5 years and especially the care and attention she received in the last 2 weeks. Sadly missed but never forgotten.
JOINER (Macduff). George, Beryl and family would like to thank relatives, neighbours and friends for the many kind expressions of sympathy extended to them by way of cards, letters, telephone calls and messages on the sad loss of Sheila, a precious mum and nana. To Graham Mair for the lovely service both at the restroom chapel and graveside, Morven McNeil for compiling the lovely music and Audrey Smart for the beautiful flowers, to staff at ARI for their kindness and care, to Jane and Alison of A.D. Walker for efficient funeral arrangements at this difficult time. Very sadly missed.
BRUCE - (Turriff). The family of the late Walter Bruce would like to thank everyone for the cards, flowers and condolences given following the sad loss of Walter. We would like thank Cameron and staff of Norman Will Funeral Directors for the efficient and caring way of helping us at this difficult time, also to Robyn Wiseman for his heartfelt service at the graveside. Thank you to Turriff Hospital and Community Nurses for Walter's care and finally to Dawson Court for the past eight years caring for Walter and for being there for the family at this very sad time, all very much appreciated. Sadly missed by all.
MCINTOSH/ ROBERTSON - (Buckie). On the passing of our beautiful Dionne, much loved wife to Kevin, devoted mum to Sienna and Aviana and dearly beloved daughter of Jake and Iris. We wish to thank all our dear friends, family and Dionne's friends for all their support during Dionne's illness. Also a big thank you to everyone for all the beautiful cards, flowers and home bakes too numerous to mention. A special thanks to Dr Kirsty Shaw and all the medical staff who attended to Dionne, also to Dr Sharma for all the treatment and care he showed Dionne over the last 4 ½ years. To Philip McLean and all his staff for the sensitive and professional way they handled the funeral and to Mike who conducted the service at the graveside and to piper Calum for the beautiful music. Heartfelt thanks to each and every one who gave donations which will go to a cancer charity close to Dionne's heart. The sun shone on Friday for our dearest Dionne who was beautiful inside and out. GOD BLESS.
CAMPBELL (Buckie). David would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, comfort and support received following the sad loss of his dad Bill. Thanks also to all the medical support his dad received during his illness, Jean Forbes for the beautiful service, Caroline Duguid at William R. Mair Funeral Directors for her kindness and guidance, also a special thanks to Dianne Watters-Craig. Finally, heartfelt thanks to all who paid their last respects at the service.
FINDLAY - (Banff/Findochty). Iain, Alex, Jennifer and their families would like to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy extended to them on the very sad loss of their mam, Margaret. Sincere thanks to Durnhythe Care Home, Portsoy for the exceptional care given to mam during this difficult time. Thanks to Joe and Rob of Riverdisde Church for the lovely service at the graveside. Special thanks also to Jane and the staff at A.D.Walker Funeral Directors for their guidance and compassion shown to the family at this sad time. Gone but not forgotten.
THOMSON (Huntly/ Deskford). Jim, Isabel, Charlie and their families wish to thank family and friends for their cards and flowers at the sad loss of Charlotte, a dear mum and granny. We also wish to thank Rothieden Hospital and Scott's Hospital for all their care and attention. Thank you to Rev. Thomas Calder for his kind words and appropriate service and finally, to Ian Esslemont Funeral Services for their efficient and professional arrangements.
SMITH - We wish to thank everyone for the many cards, flowers, phone calls and thoughtful messages of sympathy following the sad loss of Christine. Much appreciated Margaret, Lesley and Pauline xx.
GRANT (Buckie). Ina, Ian, Doreen and family would like to thank all family friends, neighbours and Buckie Rotary Club for their heartfelt messages cards, flowers, letters and phone calls received on their recent sad loss of George. Special thanks to doctors, nurses at Dr. Gray's and Seafield Hospitals, Paramedics, Tanya, Macmillan Nurse and all the dedicated carers. Thanks to Rev. Douglas Stevenson for his comforting service, interpreter, Rev. Mary Whittaker, for Doreen, to Jane Farquharson for the lovely organ music and to Philip McLean and staff, for their sensitive handling of the funeral arrangements.
BROWN - (Huntly). Russel, Sheila and Kirsty would like to sincerely thank all family, friends, neighbours and work colleagues for their kind expressions of sympathy received by way of cards, phone calls and flowers following the sad loss of Christine. Special thanks to John McRuvie for his comforting and very fitting ceremony, to Ian and Ria Esslemont for their empathy and compassion with the handling of the arrangements. We were overwhelmed with all those who took the time to pay tribute to Christine on her final journey.
ARDERN - Paul's family and friends would like to thank most sincerely everyone who sent cards flowers and letters of condolence following Paul's passing. They were greatly appreciated. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank the doctors at the health centre in Huntly, all the staff in Rothieden and the district nurses who all helped to look after him so brilliantly over the past four years. Heartfelt thanks to our team of carers Jenni, Fiona, Pam, June, Lisa, Trish and Sue, without whose loving caring support we would not have managed. Thanks also to Eve Bailey for a beautiful service and Ian Esslemont for all the arrangements for the funeral.
THOMSON James, Peter and their families would most sincerely like to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for the many kind and thoughtful expressions of sympathy extended to them by way of cards, flowers and phone calls following the recent sad and sudden passing of Rose. Grateful thanks to Macduff Medical Practice, paramedics and Police Scotland for their assistance and kindness at the time of Roses passing. Heartfelt thanks go to Elsie for the very touching graveside service and finally, Alison and her colleagues of A.D. Walker for their care, kindness and professionalism with the funeral arrangements.
MILNE Ian and family would like to thank all family, friends, neighbours and former colleagues and pupils of Elaine for their lovely cards and welcome comments on social media. Also grateful thanks to nursing staff in both Hairmyres and Stonehouse for their unstinting care during what was a chaotic time in lockdown.
STUART (Huntly/Redhill / Corniehaugh, Rothiemay). The family of the late James (Jim) would like to express their heartfelt thanks to family, friends and neighbours for their kindness and expressions of sympathy including flowers and cards following their sad loss. Our gratitude to Rothieden staff for their care and attention. Grateful thanks to John McRuvie for his friendly and fitting ceremony, to Barrons Florist's for the beautiful floral tribute and to Ian Esslemont and staff for their sensitivity, guidance and professionalism throughout this sad time.
MILNE (Buckie/ Nairn). Sheila, Colin, Pauline and family would like to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, messages, telephone calls and lovely flowers following the sad loss of Jim. Grateful thanks to Doctors, District Nurses and Carers from Nairn Healthcare Group for their excellent care and support. Special thanks to Halde Pottinger for his comforting service, Judith for the beautiful flower arrangement and to Callum Ross and staff for their efficient and compassionate funeral arrangements. Sadly Missed.
MITCHELL (Banff). Stephen, Lorna and Irene would like to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy extended to them by the way of cards, phone calls and flowers following the sad loss of their mam (Mina). A heartfelt thank you to the wonderful carers at Doocot View especially during her last few weeks. Thanks to Macduff Medical Practice and the Marie Curie nurses. Grateful thank you to Rev. David Locke for his comforting graveside service and also to Jane, Alison and Colin of A.D. Walker for their caring and efficient handling of the funeral at this difficult time and finally, to Audrey for the beautiful flowers.