BEY (Huntly/Crathie). Peacefully, at ARI, on Tuesday, 17th September, 2019, Edward (Eddie), aged 87 years, husband of the late Ruth, loving father to Edward and John, dear grandfather to Gavin, John and Callum, great-grandfather to Rosie and Charlie. Sadly missed by all. Funeral service at Crathie Kirk, on Tuesday, 24th September, at 12 noon, thereafter to kirkyard. All friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, at the church door for Crathie Kirk.
PATERSON (Macduff). Peacefully, on Monday, 9th September, 2019, at Torry Care Home, Aberdeen, Violet Joan (nee McCallum), aged 95 years, dearly loved wife of the late Douglas and much loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral Service to be held in A.D. Walker Rest Rooms, Victoria Place, Banff ,on Tuesday, 24th September, at 11.00 am, thereafter to Myrus Cemetery. All friends are respectfully invited.
RUSSELL (Keith). Peacefully, at Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin, on Wednesday, 11th September, 2019, Amelia Ramsay, aged 87 years, dearly loved wife of Bill, much loved mum of Elaine, Yvonne and David, a dear mother-in-law, granny, great-granny and great-great-granny and a dear sister. Funeral private.
STUART (Huntly/Corniehaugh, Rothiemay). Peacefully after a short illness surrounded by her family at ARI, on Monday, 9th September, 2019, Margaret Cruickshank Stuart nee Thain (Tucie), aged 97 years, dearly loved wife of Jim, loving mither of Jimmy, Robert and Ron, loving granny and great-granny also a dear mother-in-law. Funeral private at her own request.
McRITCHIE Peacefully after a sair fecht at Rothieden on Saturday, 7th September, 2019, Raymond Gordon, aged 73 years, much loved husband of Margaret Finnie, devoted dad to Valerie and Moira, doting granda and great granda to Rachel, Daniel, Lindsey, Jodie, Isabella and Freddie also a dear father-in-law to Les and Tony. Funeral ceremony in The Stewart's Hall, Gordon Street, Huntly on Friday, 13th September at 1.30 p.m. thereafter to Huntly Cemetery. All friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired at hall door in aid of ward 209, A.R.I. and Friends of Jubilee Hospital.
McWILLIAM (Huntly). Peacefully after a short illness at Balhousie Care Home on Friday, 6th September, 2019, George, beloved husband of the late Mabel Shand, a dear brother and uncle. Funeral private at his own request.
RIDDOCH (Edinburgh, formerly of Keith). John. Passed away, at Ellen's Glen House, Edinburgh, on Monday, 8th July, 2019, son of the late James and Helen Riddoch, much loved husband of Patsy, loving dad to Suzanne, Joan, Julia and son-in-law David, devoted grandad to Cameron, Joanne and Christopher. Graveside service for interment of ashes to be held at Broomhill Cemetery, Keith, on Monday, 16th September, 2019, at 2.00 pm, to which all family and friends are welcome.
LOGGIE As he lived his life, gently and with no fuss, Bill, aged 96, passed away peacefully, holding his daughter's hand in the tender care of the staff at Alexander Scott's Hospital on Wednesday 28th August 2019. Devoted dad to Liz and the late Derek, adoring husband of the late Margaret and partner of the late Jess. Much loved papa of Val, Will and Ruth and proud great grandfather of Malcolm and Douglas also a dear uncle and brother-in-law. Funeral service in Huntly Cairnie Glass Church, Church Street, Huntly on Friday, September 6 at 1.30p.m. thereafter to Huntly Cemetery. All friends are respectfully invited. Donations, if wished, can be made at the church door for Alzheimer Scotland and Alexander Scott's Hospital. Resting at Ian Esslemont Funeral Services, 3 Chapel Street, Huntly. Bill was a true gentleman who will be greatly missed and will stay in our hearts always.
KNIGHT (Huntly/Braes of Enzie). Peacefully at Weston View Care Home, Keith on Monday, 26th August, 2019, Isobel, aged 92 years (a football widow), beloved wife of the late Jim, much loved mum, granny, great granny, great great granny and mother-in-law. Funeral private at her own request.
KENNEDY (Banff).Peacefully, at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, on Tuesday, 27th August, 2019, surrounded by his loving family, Andrew Shaw Kennedy (Andy), aged 88 years, beloved husband of Jenny, cherished dad of David and Yvonne, dear father-in-law and much loved grandfather of Fraser, Eilidh and Claire, adored great-grandad of Ava and Emily. All family and friends are respectfully invited to join the family for a celebration of Andy's life, to be held at Macduff Parish Church, on Friday, 6th September, at 10.30 am, thereafter to Myrus Cemetery.
PATERSON (Macduff). Peacefully, at Chalmers Hospital, Banff, on Tuesday, 27th August, 2019, Michael C.W., aged 83 years, dearly loved husband of Anne, beloved dad of David, Ian and the late Kathleen, dear father-in-law of Marilyn and a proud granda of Scott and Naomi. Funeral private at his own request. Family flowers only please. No callers please.
CLARK (Findochty). Peacefully, at Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin, on Tuesday, 13th August, 2019, Margaret Coull Clark (Pearl), aged 72 years, formerly residing in Johannesburg, South Africa, dear friend of Cathleen, Joyce, David and of many others. A cremation was held privately, at her own request on Tuesday, 20th August, 2019.
WILLOX (Keith). Sadly, at Weston View Care Home, Keith, on Tuesday, 20th August, 2019, Elizabeth Anne Simpson, aged 85 years, beloved wife of the late Ian, much loved mum of Beth, Kenny, Morag, Neil and the late Irene, a dear mother-in-law, granny, great and great-great-granny and a loving sister. Funeral private at her own request.
ROSS (Keith). Suddenly, at his home, on Sunday, 18th August, 2019, Alexander Leslie (Leslie), aged 79 years, dearly beloved husband of the late Helena Gordon, much loved dad of Lesley and Gordon, father-in-law, loving grumpy and great-grumpy, dear brother and brother-in-law. Funeral private at his own request. No callers please.
SMITH (Aberdeen/Huntly). Suddenly and unexpectedly on Saturday, August 17, 2019, Russell Thoresby (42), dearly loved son of Jenny and the late Ian. He was a much loved and admired nephew, cousin, neighbour and friend to many. A private cremation will be held prior to a service of remembrance in the Stewart's Hall, Huntly, on Tuesday, August 27 at 12 noon to which all are invited. Black need not be worn. A collection will be taken for the British Heart Foundation.
COULL Peacefully, at Weston View Care Home, Keith on Thursday, August 15th, 2019, Isabella (Bella) Cormack Cowie aged 94 years, formerly of Bryson Crescent, Craigbo. Beloved wife of the late Jim Coull, loving mother of Allison, George, Gladys, Richard, Graham and the late James and a dearly loved mother-in-law, granny, great-granny and great-great-granny. Funeral service in Rathven Parish Church on Thursday, August 22nd at 11.30 a.m., thereafter to Burnside Cemetery, Rathven. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu, if desired, may be given at church door for Weston View Residents Comfort Fund.
MURRAY On Monday, 5th August, 2019, at Hamilton, New Zealand, after a short illness, James Alexander Barrie (Jim Alex), aged 78, formerly of Ianstown, Buckie, dearly beloved husband of Maureen Kane and a beloved father and grandfather.
MASSON Elsie (nee Wilson) (formerly of Banff). Passed away on Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019, in Kettering, Northants, aged 82 years, loving wife to George, devoted mother to Trevor and Angela, mother-in-law to Anna and a special grandmother, sister to John, Charles and Maureen. The funeral took place in Kettering, on Monday, 15th July.
INGRAM (Grange). The Family of the late Katherine Ingram would like to thank all who came to Grange Parish Church to commemorate the 100 years that Kate had enjoyed. Thanks to Margaret King for conducting the service so thoughtfully and with sincerity, also to Guy Burgess for his fiddle playing and the organist Heather Smith. Thanks to all staff at Glenisla Care Home where Kate had been resident for nearly seven years, thanks to Frank S. McLean & Son for the sympathetic and efficient way in which they carried out the arrangements and to the Ugie House Hotel, Keith for the teas. A sum of £175 was donated at the church door to be divided equally between St Ninian's Church Grange and Aberdeen University Dementia Research Fund.
CHARD (Alvah). Peacefully, at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, on Tuesday, 30th July, 2019, Keith, aged 83 years, former aircraft designer, inventor and latterly a farmer. Will be sadly missed by all who knew him. A service will be held in Moray Crematorium, on Thursday, 8th August, at 2.30 pm, followed by a celebration of his life at Alvah Parish Hall, at 3.30 pm, to which you are all warmly invited.