WRIGHT (Mellowdew/ Artloch Fishery, Coventry) Sqd Ldr (rtd) SRA Wright MBA. No words can express how it feels to receive the numerous, amazing, thoughtful and emotional tributes about Stuart, my husband shared through Artloch, Rotary and RAF Facebook sites. The cards which continue to arrive, flowers and calls to comfort and support me as I step out onto this new, unknown road. The professional, caring and sensitive services of Ian, Colin and Ria ensuring Stuart's wishes were carried out. To be followed by a delicious tea served at the Castle Hotel. My sincere and grateful thanks to each and everyone of you. Ruth. And finally as before, At the going down of the sun, And in the morning, Each and every one of us, Will remember You. Stuart Raymond Anthony Wright.
MCDONALD (Huntly). Joyce, Colin and Jenny along with all the family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their messages, cards and flowers received following the sad loss of Mae. Special thanks for the loving care and attention shown to Mae by her carers and also staff at James Presley Court and Alexander Scott's Eventide Hospital, to Rev. Carol Ford for her personal and fitting tribute and grateful thanks to Ian Esslemont Funeral Services for their dignified arrangements and support.
COULL (Buckpool). Easter, Charles, Ally, Joyce and families, would like to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy following the sad loss of Charles McKay, a devoted dad, father-in-law and ampa. Special thanks to all the NHS Staff involved, for the kindness and loving care shown to him, in particular, to Dr Kirsty Shaw for her dedication. Also the staff at Burnbank Care Home for looking after Dad. Sincere thanks to Reverend Wes Brandon of Buckie South and West Church and to Caroline and staff at W. Mair Funeral Directors, for their outstanding professionalism and compassion. Grateful thanks to the Mill House Hotel for the lovely teas and to all who paid their last respects. A special thank you to everyone who lined the route via Burnside Court as dad made his final journey. Together with Mam, safely home for Christmas.
GLENNIE (Keith). Following the sad loss of Jean, the family (John, Margaret, Duncan and Stephen) would like to thank all relatives and friends for the kind expressions of sympathy by way of cards, messages, flowers received and messages on F.S.McLean's Facebook site. She was a much loved mother, mother-in-law, granny and great-granny. Thanks also to Rev. Wiekus Van Straaten for his comforting graveside service and Philip McLean and his staff for their compassionate and professional handling of the funeral arrangements. Also thanks to the piper (Jimmy Forbes) for his beautiful piping tribute and to Ugie House for the funeral tea.
BERESFORD (Portknockie). Alan and the family would like to send their heartfelt thanks to all those who sent cards and messages of support following the sad loss of Ishbel. Special thanks go to the wonderful and inspirational team at the Lythe Care Home, Dr Stoker and the team at Cullen and Seafield Medical Practice, Pastor Stewart Gray for his comforting service, Caroline and the team at Wm Mair Funeral Directors for their care, guidance and compassion throughout this difficult time and the Victoria Hotel, Portknockie for the funeral tea. Interred at Hillhead cemetery.
RUNCIE (Portknockie). Brian, Ian and Alanah would like to thank all relatives and friends for their kind expressions of sympathy and support received in their recent sad loss of a dearly loved mam and granny, Kathleen. Special thanks to Jim and the staff at Seafield Hospital and to those who gave their time and care to Kathleen over the years. To Mike Sandison for conducting a lovely service, Frank S. McLean & Son for their professional handling of the funeral arrangements and finally, to our friends who attended the private funeral service to say goodbye to a lovely lady. Thank you all.
TOWLER (Turriff). Lilias and Esther wish to extend their appreciation to family, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy by way of cards, messages and flowers received following the sad loss of Alexina (Ina) much loved mum, mum-in-law, grandma and G.G. We would also like to thank the staff and doctors of Turriff Cottage Hospital for their care, kindness and support during Mum's stay; to Cameron and staff of Norman Will Funeral Directors Ltd for their efficient and compassionate service; to Robin Wiseman for his personal tribute and to Tracey for the lovely floral tributes. Finally, we would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to the Paramedics; to all Carers, past and present, and to the staff of Helping Hands for their help and support given to Mum in recent years. Very sadly missed.
MILNE - (Turriff/Oldmeldrum). The family of the late Elma Milne would like to thank all relatives and friends for their kind expressions of sympathy by way of flowers, cards and phone calls on the sad loss of their much-loved mam, mam-in-law, granny and great-granny. Special thanks to Banff Care Home and family doctors for their wonderful care and attention given to Elma over the past years. Also thanks to Rev. Cook for his beautiful comforting service at the graveside, Cameron and all staff at Norman Will Funeral Directors Ltd for the kind and compassionate way they guided us through this very sad time, to William Hepburn for his beautiful piping tribute at the graveside and to Morris's Hotel, Oldmeldrum for the lovely lunch provided. Elma is at rest now with Jimmy. God Bless, you will always be in our thoughts.
SMITH - (Inverurie/Corse). The family of the late Ruby Smith would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy following their recent sad loss. Special thanks to the staff at Annesley House, Care Home for looking after Ruby, to Rev. Rhona Cathcart for her comforting service, to Eric P. Massie Funeral Directors for their professional service and to the Kintore Arms Hotel for their lovely teas. Very sadly missed.
THOMSON (Turriff). Kevin and Carron would like to thank family and friends for the many cards, flowers and messages of sympathy extended to them following the loss of their much-loved Dad, Nigel. Special thanks to Angela Johnson for her comforting words which captured Nigel's character perfectly and to George Clark and Moray Crematorium for their comforting service. Although now at peace Nigel will be sorely missed.
MORRISON (Banff). The family of the late Mary Morrison would like to thank all friends and relatives for their kind expressions of sympathy following their sad loss. Special thanks to the staff of Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin and Chalmers Hospital, Banff and paramedics for their very kind care and attention given to Mary over the short period of her illness. Grateful thanks from the family to Flowers by Audrey for their beautiful arrangements, to Jane from A D Walker for her caring and compassionate handling of the funeral, and to Robin Wiseman, his lovely service delivered with such spirit and tenderness was such a comfort to the family.
CALDER Elna Jean. Audrey Anne, Kenneth, Rosemary and their families would like to thank all relatives and friends for the many kind expressions of sympathy they received by way of cards, phone calls, flowers and support following the sad loss of their mum, Elna. Thanks also to Scott's, Huntly and The Grove, Kemnay for her care over the last eight years. Special thanks to Rev. Carol Ford for her very personal service and to John Chapman of Craig & Beverly Funeral Directors, for his excellent professional and compassionate arrangements.
McWILLIAM Ann and family wish to thank family and friends for the many phone calls, and all the lovely flowers and cards sent, following the sad passing of Tom.
REID (Clochan, Buckie). Jessie and the family wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for the many cards, flowers and messages of sympathy received following the sad loss of Jimmy, everybody's thoughtfulness is greatly appreciated. Special thanks to all staff at Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin and Seafield Hospital, Buckie for the excellent care Jimmy received, to Jean Forbes for her uplifting service and Joe Dawson Funeral Directors for their support and guidance.
BUCKLEY (Huntly). Bob and family wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their overwhelming kind expressions of sympathy extended to them by way of cards, messages, phone calls and flowers received following the sad loss of Elma. Special thanks to ward 208, A.R.I. for their first class care and attention, to Rev. Carol Ford for her comforting service, to Huntly Golf Club and Fiona Forrest for the funeral teas, to Ian Esslemont Funeral Services for their professional, efficient and caring arrangements, to Barron's for their beautiful flowers and to the many people who turned out to pay their last respects to Elma on her final journey.
WORDIE George, Jane, William and their families would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy and support received in the loss of their mother Mina. A special thank you to the staff at Rothieden and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary for their due care and dedicated attention to Mina while in hospital, and to John of Craig & Beverly Funeral Directors and Rev T. Calder for their excellent services.
DUNCAN (Gamrie/Turriff). Margaret, Robbie, Gordon and their families wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the support following the loss of Chrissie. The thoughts expressed by way of cards, telephone calls, messages and in person were greatly appreciated. A special message of thanks go to Turriff Home Carers, Turriff Medical Practice, Turriff Cottage Hospital and Dounemount Care Home for their excellent care and attention. Thanks also to Rev Hugh O'Brien for his comforting service and to Alison of A.D. Walker Funeral Directors for their efficient funeral arrangements. Chrissie will be sadly missed by all.
DAVIDSON (Keith). Brian, Karen, Jacqueline and Natalie-Chrystall would like to thank our family and friends for the flowers, cards, phone calls and messages and home bakes we have received in the last few weeks of Grace's life. Special thanks to the Doctors and nurses at A.R.I and the community nurses from Inverurie for their dedicated care. For the beautiful send–off, which Grace would have loved; we would like to thank Rev Dr K. Gauld for her comforting service, Keith Morrison for his piping skills, Lotus Petals for the amazing flowers and Frank S Mclean & Son for their compassionate funeral arrangements. Grateful thanks to Ugie House for the delicious tea and fancy pieces and Mike of Ritchie's Bakery (son-in-law) for providing Grace's favourite sausage rolls. Finally, to all those who waved Grace goodbye on her final journey down Mid Street. She will be sadly missed by everyone.
PEACE (Turriff). Colin, Bryan, Lillian, Irene and their families would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy and support received in the loss of their brother John. A special thank you to the staff at Turriff Hospital and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Ward 104 for their due care and dedicated attention to John while in hospital and to Cameron of Norman Will Funeral Directors Ltd and Robin Wiseman for their excellent services.
LANGNES (Portessie). Steve would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy and cards received following his sad loss of Jane. Thanks also to Ardach Health Centre, District Nurses and all carers for their loving care and attention. Rev. Wes Brandon for his comforting service and William R. Mair Funeral Directors for funeral arrangements. Finally heartfelt thanks to all who paid their final respects as the cortège was leaving Jane's house and all who attended the graveside service.