RITCHIE (Portknockie). The Family of the late Helen Ritchie, nee Paterson, wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for the many cards and kind words of sympathy following their sad loss. Special thanks go to the carers who assisted Helen. Thanks to Mike Baker for his comforting words, to Frank S. McLean & Son, Funeral Directors, for their efficient and professional service and Eileen's Silverspoon Catering for the lovely teas. Finally, thanks to all who paid their last respects at the crematorium and generously donated £500 to Seafield and Cullen Medical Practice.
COWIE (Ianstown/Cullen). The family of the late Eunice Ann would like to thank everyone for kind expressions of sympathy received during their recent sad bereavement. Thanks also to Dr Stoker and the staff of Wakefield Nursing Home for their sympathetic care, the Rev Chris Jackson for his comforting service and William R. Mair Funeral Directors. Finally, heartfelt thanks to all who paid their last respects at the service.
GORDON (Buckie). Irene and family wish to convey their sincere appreciation to all concerned in the loving care of Ishbel, all nurses, paramedics and the quines of Netherha. Special thanks to John Sandison for his comforting words, Caroline for the poem, Ruth (manager), Dave, Mary, Gillian and Gareth of Joe Dawsons, Katie of Boda Flowers, all the beautiful floral tributes, to neighbours and friends for flowers and cards. From my heart I wish to thank Jackie, Irene, Denny, Pauline, Joan and Caroline for the most fitting and moving farewell to Ishbel. To all who paid their respects, also to all who took the time to speak with Ishbel whilst visiting Netherha. Thank you.
TAYLOR Nicola, Liam and Ryan would like to sincerely thank their family and friends for their support and kindness on the recent sad loss of Neil. For the many cards, messages, and beautiful flowers received. To our lovely friends for the food parcels. Special thanks to the doctors and community nurses at Fyvie/Oldmedrum Health Centre, especially Amanda and Megan and the Marie Curie carers involved in Neil's care, thus allowing him to spend his last precious weeks at home. To Cameron McGillivray of Norman Will Funeral Directors for his professional services, and to Rev Alison Jaffrey for allowing us a very personalised funeral service for Neil. To the many people who attended the funeral to pay their respects and donated so generously to Neil's charities. A huge thanks to Ann, Colleen, and ladies of Fyvie RBL for the lovely teas and exceptional service with the unexpected crowd. Now at peace but sorely missed.
CAMPBELL (Wembly/Brunstane). The family of the late Alistair would like to express their thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them by way of cards, messages and flowers during their recent sad loss. Grateful thanks to the staff of Wards 107 and 216 at ARI and a special thank you to the staff of Rothieden for their unfailing care and attention shown to Alistair. Thank you to Martyn Dey for his fitting tribute; to Ian Esslemont Funeral Services for their caring, sensitive and efficient handling of the funeral arrangements; to the Castle Hotel and finally to those who paid their last respects at the Crematorium.
GAMMIE (Turriff/Auchterless). Gladys, Linda, Gordon, Brenda and Graham would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for all the kind and thoughtful expressions of sympathy received by card, flowers and telephone calls following the sad loss of Rob, many thanks to all staff at A.R.I. Turriff Cottage Hospital, the Home Carers and Balhousie Care Home for Rob's care. Thank you also to Cameron and staff at Norman Will Funeral Directors lTD for their guidance and support, Margaret Robb for her comforting service, Kastille for their kind hospitality and all who attended the church service to pay their last respects. Very sadly missed.
GLENNIE (Newmill). Eric and Family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for all the cards and kind expressions of sympathy received following their sad loss of Edith. Grateful thanks to the Moray Support Carers and the doctors and nurses at Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin. We would also like to thank the Rev Bill Ross for his comforting service, Frank S. McLean and Son Funeral Directors for their excellent services and compassionate support. Thanks to the Royal Hotel for the lovely teas and to Lotus Petal Flowers for their beautiful arrangements. Heartfelt thanks go to all who came to pay their last respects. A total £1004 was collected for Alzheimer's Research.
SCOTT (Ellon/Cuminestown). Marlene, Hazel and Families wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for the many cards, flowers and telephone calls on the loss of Muriel (our mum). Special thanks to Ythanvale Care Home for their undivided care and attention Muriel received. Grateful thanks to Margaret Robb for her comforting service, to George Clark & Son for their efficient and caring funeral arrangements and to A&J Catering for the lovely refreshments. Thanks to all who paid their last respects and for the generous donations of £450 for Ythanvale Care Home.
ESSON (Huntly). Mary, Graeme and all the family extend their sincere thanks to all who sent beautiful flowers, cards and messages of sympathy following the sad loss of John, a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. A special thank you to all at Balhousie Huntly Care Home for your loving care of John these past six years. We appreciate the support and kindness you have shown our family, especially during the past few weeks. Thanks to Rev Canon Michael Last for his comforting service at Moray Crematorium and to all who attended and gave, so generously, a total of £625 which will be split between Alzheimer Scotland and local Cancer Research. Our thanks also to The Castle Hotel for the lovely refreshments and to Sean of Craig & Beverly Funeral Directors for his sensitive and efficient support with the arrangements.
WILSON (Turriff). Dorothy (Dot) would like to thank all relatives, family, friends and work colleagues for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to her by the way of visits, cards, telephone calls, and flowers, following the very sad loss of Kenny. Special thanks to Dr Steven Henderson, community nurses and the dedicated staff at Turriff Cottage Hospital for their excellent care and attention. To the Rev Kevin Gruer for his comforting service and Cameron and Sharon of Norman Will Funeral Directors Ltd for their help and professional arrangements. Very sadly missed.
WILSON (Turriff). Muriel would like to thank all those who sent cards and for the telephone calls she received in her recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to doctors, nurses and staff at Turriff Cottage Hospital for the loving care they gave to Kenny her son-in-law. Very sadly missed.
CHALMERS (Keith). Kevin and Julie would like to thank all family and friends for their support following the sad loss of their mam Donna. Special thanks to all the staff at Turner Memorial Hospital for caring for Donna and all the support given to the family. Many thanks to Frank MacLean and Sons funeral directors for their kindness and professionalism. Thanks to Father Peter and Father Kingsley for the uplifting service and also to Robbie and Midge from the Ugie House Hotel for the teas and supporting the family to give Donna the send off she deserved. Finally, a big thank you to everyone who gave generously, £900 was donated to Turner Memorial Hospital.
MOIR (Turriff). Billy and Family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their many kind expressions of sympathy extended to them by way of cards, calls and flowers received following their recent sad loss of Winnie. Thanks to the doctors and nursing staff of Turriff Hospital. Grateful thanks to carers, nurses and all those who made it possible for Winnie to be comfortable in her own home for many years. Sincere thanks to Margaret Robb for the lovely service at the church and graveside, to Cameron and staff at Norman Will Funeral Directors Ltd for their professional arrangements, the staff of the Royal British Legion for the splendid catering and to all who paid their last respects and gave so generous donations.
FORDYCE Evelyn and family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their many kind expressions of sympathy and support received in their recent sad loss of our beloved Derek. Sorely missed.
STEVENSON (Fife Keith). Ian and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their many kind expressions of sympathy extended to them by way of cards, calls, personally and flowers received following their recent sad loss of Louise. Grateful thanks to all staff at Glenisla Care Home and home carers for their care and attention, to Rev. Dr. Kay Gauld for her comforting service, to Ian Esslemont Funeral Services for their dignified arrangements, to Jenny Durno and staff for the lovely teas and to all who paid their last respects at the church and graveside who also generously donated £421.61 to Friends of Turner Hospital.
GERRARD (Turriff). Alister and Family wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for the many kind and thoughtful expressions of sympathy following their recent sad loss of Myra. Thanks to all who helped and supported Myra and the family over the past few months. Special thanks to Dr Linda Downie, to Norman Will Funeral Directors Ltd for their professional funeral arrangements and to Rev Kevin Gruer and Rev Steven Potts for the lovely service in St Ninian's Church. Thanks to all who came and paid their last respects, many travelled a long way and it was greatly appreciated. Thanks for the very generous donations, £1760 was raised for Turriff Cottage Hospital and Sarcoma UK.
HIRD (Keith). Meta, Lawrence and Family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the many kind expressions of sympathy and support received in their recent sad loss of Ian, a much loved husband, dad and grandad. Grateful thanks to the doctors and staff at both Dr Gray's and Turner Memorial Hospitals, to Rev Bill Ross for his comforting and uplifting service, to Philip McLean and staff for their caring handling of the funeral arrangements. Finally, thanks to everyone who attended the service at The Moray Crematorium and for the generous donations for Cancer Research.
THOMPSON (Keith). The Family of the late Arthur Thompson would like to express sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind wishes, cards and flowers they received on the sad passing of Arthur. Grateful thanks to the doctors and staff at Turner Memorial Hospital for their tender care, to Robin Wiseman for conducting a beautiful service and Philip and staff at McLean's Funeral Directors for their caring handling of the arrangements. Thanks also to all for the kind donations for the Strathisla Pipe Band. It really means so much to us.
WILSON (Banff). Raymond and Family would like to express our sincere gratitude and thanks for the overwhelming amount of cards, messages, flowers and letters received after the devastating loss of Eleanor. Thanks also to the staff in ARI who have cared for Eleanor during her illness and also the staff at Macduff Medical Practice. A special thanks to Trisha, Joanne, Louise and the team of Community District Nurses for the amazing care and support we received at home. Thank you to Rev David Locke, Stephen Pratt and the choir for your lovely words and beautiful music played for the funeral service and a huge thanks to Jane Mason for your heartfelt words at the service and your help and support throughout such a difficult time. Finally, grateful thanks to all who came to pay their last respects and so generously donated £1500 for RNLI and Friends of Anchor.
MITCHELL Mitch, Kiera, Brodi and Family would like to thank all family and friends for their expressions of sympathy through cards, flowers and gifts after the very sad loss of Lynne. Thank you to all who attended the funeral service and for their donations towards Macmillan Cancer Support, Ward 114 ARI and The Spey Unit at Dr Gray's Hospital, the sum of £1700 will be donated between them. A special thanks to Robin Wiseman for the uplifting service, the Deveronside Social Club for their excellent hospitality, Audrey for the beautiful flowers and to Jane and her staff at A.D. Walker Funeral Directors for their efficient and compassionate services. Also a special thanks to Deveron/Macduff Medical Practice, District Nursing Team and the GP Ward for all their support over the years.