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CARTER (Banff). Peacefully at Durnhythe Care Home, on Saturday, 13th November, 2021, Robert (Bob), aged 90 Years. Beloved husband of the late Margaret Killoh, a dear brother of Alyson and the late William, Andrew, James and David, a much loved uncle and a good friend to many. Funeral service to be held in A.D. Walker Rest Rooms on Wednesday, 24th November, at 3.30pm to which all friends are respectfully invited.
SANDISON (Cullen). Sadly at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, after a brave fight, on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, Michael (Mike) aged 67 years. Dearly loved husband of Linda nee Bruce, much loved and devoted dad of Adrian, Ruth, Abigail and the late Marc Elliot, dear father-in-law of Lee and Andy, proud and loving granda of Lucas and Liam, forever friend to Georgie-Girl. A dear friend of, and to, many. A thanksgiving service for the life of Mike, will be held at The Hall Church, York Place, Cullen, on Friday, November 19, at 11.00am, interment thereafter in Cullen and Deskford Cemetery. All friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu if desired at the church door for UCAN and SANDS. At Mike's request, please wear casual clothing – No Black.
HAYES (Buckie). (Formerly of Inward Road, Buckpool). Peacefully at Wakefield House Care Home, Cullen, on Saturday, November 6, 2021, Mary Lowden Hayes (nee Booth) aged 95 years. Beloved wife of the late Jack Hayes. Much loved mam of John and Denise, loving mother-in-law, grandmother, great-nana, sister, sister-in-law, auntie, great-auntie and friend. Funeral service private. Family flowers only.
CATTO (Orton). Suddenly, on Sunday 31st October, 2021, James Duncan Catto, aged 64 years, dearly loved husband of Annona Shaw, devoted and much loved dad of Mhorag and Iain, dear father-in-law, grandpa, brother uncle and dear friend of many. Funeral service at Rothes Parish Church on Friday 12th November, at 1.30 pm, to which all friends are respectfully invited. Interment thereafter private. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu if desired at the church door for Scottish Wildlife Trust.
CHISHOLM (Buckie). Suddenly at home, on Sunday, October 10, 2021, Brian Douglas Chisholm aged 68 years. Much loved husband of Elizabeth, loving dad of Mark and Michael, cherished father-in-law of Louise and Claire and a special grandpa. Funeral service in Moray Crematorium on Friday, October 22, 2021 at 2.30pm to which all friends are respectfully invited. No flowers please, but donations in lieu, if so desired to Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
CLARIHEW (Castle Fraser/ Portgordon). Peacefully, at Garioch Care Home, Inverurie, on Friday, October 8, 2021, Catherine (nee Cormack), aged 84 years. Beloved wife of Ron, relict of the late William Burnett and a dear sister to John. Funeral private at her own request.
YOUNGSON (Whitehills/Longside). Peacefully at Roxburghe House on Wednesday, 22nd September, 2021. Margaret Youngson, (nee Ritchie), aged 77years. Beloved wife of Jimmy, much loved mother of James and dear mother-in-law to Nerina. She will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Due to restrictions, the service at the Church will be private, but those wishing to pay their last respects can do so as she leaves from Whitehills Parish Church on Wednesday, 6th October at approx 1.45pm, passing 23 Knock street at approx 1.50pm onto Boyndie Cemetery for 2pm. The interment at the Cemetery is open to those who wish to attend.
WOOD (Garmouth). Peacefully, at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, with his family by his side, on Saturday, September 18, 2021, Kenneth (Ken), aged 72 years, sadly missed by Glenys, Mairead, Kyrine, Osian, Eirwen and Sonas, brother of Alf and Dave, special thanks to the Renal Unit and ward at Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Funeral private.
CROAL Peacefully at PRI on Friday, 17th September, 2021, Joan (sometime of Banffshire and now Perth) aged 91 years. Funeral on Tuesday, 5th October, 2021, service in Perth Crematorium at 11.30am to which all family and friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please.
SIMPSON (Keith). At home, as was his wish, after a short illness borne with courage and his usual stubbornness, on Thursday, September 16, 2021, Christopher (Kit) Gregson Simpson, aged 73 years, ex Royal Air Force. Beloved husband and precious friend of Anne-Marie Main, proud father of David and Malcolm, adored dad of Padraig, Merrin, Roisin and Vaila and a special and much loved grandad of Lia, Ishara, Keiran, Arwen, Deigan, Kinley, Miriam, Elizabeth, Abigail, Benjamin, Joshua and the late Michael. A respected father-in-law, dear brother and brother-in-law and a faithful golfing friend. Funeral service at Keith North Church on Friday, October 1st, at 1.30pm., to which all friends are respectfully invited. Thereafter committal private. Donations welcome if desired at the church door for the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund.
BERTRAM (Inverurie/ Huntly). Peacefully, at Drumdarroch Care Home, Insch on Friday, September 17, 2021, Ian aged 93 years. Ian can once again go roamin' in the gloamin' with his much loved late wife, Margaret. A loving father, grandfather, father-in-law and brother. Funeral Service at St Andrew's Parish Church, Inverurie, on Tuesday, September 28, at 10.30am. Thereafter interment private. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, will be taken at the church door, for Cancer Research UK.
WIDDRINGTON (Findochty). Peacefully at home, on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, James Wilde Widdrington (Jim) Aged 88 years. Beloved husband of the late Isabella Williamson, dearly loved and devoted dad of Sonia, Paula, Christina, Jimmy and Robert, a dear father-in-law of Colin, Robert, Ian, Susan and Stacey, proud and loving grandad of Jeff, Jennifer, Neil, Stuart, Michael, Jamie and Dale, great-grandad, brother of Ronnie and Becky, brother-in-law of Caroline, Madge and Sandy a dear uncle and friend of many. Funeral service at Buckie Gospel Hall on Thursday, September 23 at 2.00 pm., to which all friends are respectfully invited. Interment thereafter in Buckie New Cemetery. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu if desired at the door for Alzheimers Scotland & RNMDSF (Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen). At home with his Lord.
McWILLIAM (Inverurie). Peacefully, after a short illness, at Inverurie Hospital, on Sunday, September 12, 2021, surrounded by his loving family, Sandy, aged 84 years. Dearly loved husband for 60 years of Betty, devoted dad of Rob, Jim and Moira, a dear father-in-law of Louise, Angie and Kev and a proud granda to Mark, Scott, Kerry, Amy, Katie and Abbie. Funeral to be held in St. Andrew's Parish Church, on Thursday, September 23, at 11.00am, thereafter to Inverurie New Cemetery. All relatives and friends respectfully invited. Donations, at the church door for Inverurie Hospital. Sadly missed.
THOM (Lumsden/ Huntly). Peacefully, with his family by his side, at Alexander Scott's Eventide Home, Huntly, on Monday, September 6, 2021, Robert (Robbie), aged 79 years. Beloved dad to Gary, loving grandad, much loved brother of Alice and a favourite uncle. Funeral private.
SENIOR (Forgue). Peacefully on Thursday, September 2, 2021, after a long brave struggle with her family by her side, Jean, aged 80 years, beloved wife of Walter, much loved mum of Steven and Julie, dear gran and great-gran. Funeral service at Moray Crematorium, Buckie, on Monday, September 13 at 12.30 pm. All friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations at crematorium door in aid of Alzheimer Scotland.
LEGGE Peacefully, at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, on Monday 30th August, 2021, Alexina (Angie) aged 85 years, much loved mum of Anne and George, loving grandmother of Shelli, Lee and their partners Laura and Ashleigh, adored great-grandmother of Keira, Emily and Abbie, dear sister of Babie, Astie and Gibbie, sister-in-law of Ena, Sandra, Ron, Anna, Dave, Norma and John. Funeral service to be held at Aberdeen Crematorium Hazlehead (East chapel) on Friday 10th September, at 11.30 am. All friends respectfully invited.
WALKER Peacefully, at Craighead Care Home, Newport-on-Tay on Thursday 26th August, 2021, Ronald (Ron) (formerly of Macduff) beloved husband of Mary, loved step-dad, dad and brother. Funeral service in Dundee crematorium on Thursday 9th September, at 1.30 pm to which all family and friends are respectfully invited.
McEWEN Elizabeth 'Pippy' May (nee Archibald). Peacefully at the Turner Memorial Hospital, Keith, on Friday, 27th August, 2021, after a short illness. Beloved wife of Professor James McEwen, mother to Mark and Ruth, grandmother to Samuel, Charles, James and Ramsay and sister to Michael. Funeral Service at Holy Trinity Scottish Episcopal Church, Keith, on Wednesday, 8th September, at 2:00pm. A short internment service will be held at the Valley Cemetery, Stirling, on Thursday, 9th September, at 1:00pm. All family and friends are welcome. Family flowers only with donations in lieu, if desired, to Keith Cancer Link (c/o Ian Esslemont Funeral Services, Chapel Street, Huntly, AB54 8BS).
LARGUE (Fyvie). Peacefully, at A.R.I, after a short illness, on Thursday, 26th August, 2021, surrounded by her family, Rosemary Mitchell (nee Robertson) aged 86 years. Loving wife of the late David Largue, much loved mother to Raymond, Audrey, Vera and Morag, mother-in-law to Mike, Derek and Lynne. Dear granny to Angus, Gillian, Emily, Yvonne, Daniel and Louise. Loving great-granny to Skye, Rhuaridh and Isla. Due to COVID restrictions, funeral will be private. Family flowers only please.
BARCLAY It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Alexander Barclay, on 4th August, 2021, at the age of 71 years. He passed away, at home, with his beloved wife at his side. He was a beloved husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. He was born and raised in Macduff and was always proud of his Scottish heritage. Funeral to be held on 6th September, at Redditch Crematorium (England). Rest in Peace. All enquiries to James Giles & Sons Ltd. Tel. 01527 872318.