MORRISON - (Grantown-on-Spey). The family of the late Jean Morrison would like to express their sincere thanks for the many messages, cards, flowers and words of condolence they received following the death of their mum, nana and great-nana Jean. It was lovely to see the large number of people who attended the funeral and those who stood outside local shops to pay their respects, so much appreciated and thanks to all. Thanks also to the Rev. Donald Walker for the lovely service, both in the church and at the graveside. To Flowers by Annie for the beautiful floral arrangements, The Royal British Legion for the food and refreshments, the organist Stella McKenzie and to Spud the Piper for piping Jean on her final journey. Thanks also to staff and carers of Grandview Nursing Home and Lynemore Care Home for the excellent care she received. Lastly, but not least, a huge thanks to Nikki and her team from John Ross Funeral Services for the meticulous, professional and compassionate service they provided from start to finish, so much appreciated.
LAMBIE - Betty, Craig and Iain would like to send their heartfelt thanks to all the friends, family and staff who supported us throughout David's last few months. This support and the overwhelming turnout for the celebration of his life we will never forget. A real testament to the fact that he was loved and respected so much beyond the immediate family. Love and support that will be in our hearts forever. We also would like to thank the local professionals, the doctors, district nurses, Macmillan support and Marie Curie, who were there at every turn and helped us cope and supported us way beyond job requirements. We count our blessings that we live in this wonderful area. Donations received to be shared by the British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research exceeded £1100.
ESSON (Tillicoultry/Aviemore) - Graham's family would like to thank all friends who came to celebrate his life, some as far as London. Thank you for the many cards of sympathy received and to all who donated the sum of £521.82 for the benefit of Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland. Thanks also to Dalfaber Golf and Country Club for a lovely funeral tea. Lastly, special thanks to our dear friend, Rev. Mary Duncanson who came up from Edinburgh to lead a lovely service and also to Jamie R Rodgers and team for their help and guidance. Enquiries to Jamie R Rodgers Funeral Directors Ltd, Tel. 07376 110020, email firstname.lastname@example.org
STUART - (Grantown-on-Spey). Kate and family wish to express their heartfelt thanks for the many cards, letters, flowers and messages of condolences received following the sudden death of her adored husband Ron. A special thank you goes to her close friends for their loving comfort, care and support, it was greatly appreciated. Many thanks to Annie for the beautiful floral tribute. Thank you also to the management and staff of the Garth Hotel for the much appreciated funeral refreshments and food provided. Finally, to Nikki and her team at John Ross Funeral Services many thanks for your professionalism and compassion.
MACKAY - The family of the late Mrs Kenina (Nina) Mackay wish to extend their thanks to everyone for their love and support at this sad time. The cards, notes, flowers, telephone calls and the messages we received overwhelmed us. We thank each and every one of you. We would also like to thank Lindsay Jack & Son for their professional and compassionate funeral arrangements with such attention to detail, Christine Clasper for her wonderful service at Inverallan Parish Church and the Grant Arms Hotel for their hospitality. The floral tributes arranged by Fiona's Flowers were beautiful. Finally, we would especially like to thank all the staff at Lynemore Care Home for taking exceptionally good care of our mum.
MACDONALD - (Nethy Bridge). Angie, Laura, Tracey and families would like to thank all family and friends for all the messages, cards, flowers and love sent to them following the loss of Ronald (Ordie), husband, dad and granda. Thank you to everyone who attended the service and graveside and thank you to those who travelled from far and wide. Thank you to Lesley for her fitting service and to Annie for her beautiful floral tribute. Special thanks to Nethy Bridge Hotel for the beautiful funeral tea. Special thanks must go to Nikki and her team at John Ross Funeral Services for all their help and assistance in what was a difficult time for the family. A total of £1,240.59 was raised for Macmillan Cancer Support.
GRANT - (Kingussie). The Grant family would like to sincerely thank Kingussie Camanachd Club and all players and friends who attended, for making Donnie's final lap of his beloved Dell, so very special. We thank also, all who attended the service at Inverness Crematorium and all who sent beautiful flowers to Suilven, gifts of food and so many cards and kind expressions of sympathy. Special thanks to Hugh Dan MacLennan who led a very moving service and all who read out their special thoughts of Donnie. Thanks also for donations received, £980, which will be shared between Alzheimer Scotland and Badenoch Shinty Memories. Thanks also to Maria, florist, Sandy MacDonell and Scott Hay pipers, the Duke of Gordon Hotel and a very special thanks to Jamie R. Rodgers Funeral Director, Andy and staff for their professional and empathetic services.
MOYES - (Kingussie). Lena wishes to express her sincere thanks to relatives and friends for the sympathy shown to her in her recent sad loss of Jim. Thanks to Kingussie Medical Practice, Community Nurses, Ambulance Service and Raigmore Hospital for their care. Thanks also to John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their professional care in organising Jim's funeral service. In memory of Jim, £250.08 was collected at his funeral service for the RNLI, Invergordon.
STODDART - (Aviemore). John and family would like to thank everyone for their kind words of sympathy on the sad passing of Esther. Thank you to all the staff at Raigmore Hospital and the Badenoch and Strathspey Community Hospital who cared for Esther. Thank you to the Rev. Charles Finnie for his comforting service and to Esther's grandson Drew for his piping. This was very special. Thanks to Nikki and her team at John Ross Funeral Services for all their guidance with the funeral arrangements, to Annie for her beautiful flowers and to the British Legion for their hospitality. Finally, thanks to all who attended the service and donated to MacMillan Cancer Support, raising £933 in memory of Esther.
MACEWAN (AMESBURY) - Jim and Aileen MacEwan, and Andrew and Alasdair, give their warmest thanks to all who have offered such generous support in many ways since the sad and sudden death of our much loved Inga, in Australia. We were especially moved by the number of people present in Nethy Bridge Church for the screening of Inga's funeral.
LAING - (Grantown-on-Spey). Karen, Derek and all Alan's brothers and sisters would like to express their sincere thanks to all family and friends for the many messages and expression of wishes sent to them following the loss of their father and brother, Alan Laing. Thank you to Chris Clasper for the thoughtful and touching service, the organist Leslie McCracken and a special thank you to Nikki and her team at John Ross Funeral Services for their support and guidance through a difficult time. Also thank you to Annie the florist for the lovely flower arrangement and the Grant Arms for their hospitality. A total of £569.15 was raised and will be donated to Strathcarron Hospice and Marie Curie.
GORDON - (Inverness, formerly Dalwhinnie). George, David and Isabel would like to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy and for the many messages, cards and flowers sent to them following the loss of their mum, Grace Gordon. Thank you to the Rev. Christine Ritchie for her comforting service, organist Mrs Elizabeth Thomson, piper Sandy MacDonell and a special thank you to Nikki and her team at John Ross Funeral Services Ltd for all their caring support and guidance with the funeral arrangements. Finally, thanks to Flowers by Annie for the beautiful floral tributes, to the Balavil Hotel for their hospitality and to all those who attended the service, sent floral tributes and donated to the Highland Hospice in memory of Grace.
GORDON - (Grantown-on-Spey). Jean, Alan, Isobel and James would like to thank all friends and family who paid their respects to our dear mum Jean and for all the kind words, flowers and telephone calls received by the family. We are eternally grateful to all the nurses and care staff who looked after mum, initially at Ian Charles Hospital, at home and latterly at Lynemore Care Home. Thanks also to Graham Atkinson for a beautiful service; Spud the Piper; Flowers by Annie and The Grant Arms Hotel for their usual efficiency. Special thanks to Nikki and team at John Ross Funeral Services for their professionalism and empathy in handling of all the arrangements. A total of £789.60 was collected for Alzheimer Scotland at the service and also donated online.
ROSS - (Aviemore). The family of the late Jessie would like to thank all friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy and to all who came to pay their respects at her funeral service. Thanks to Jamie R Rodgers and staff, Liz Carran, Flowers by Annie, Ross Weir and the Cairngorm Hotel. Thanks also to all who donated to the Lucky2BHere charity, which totalled £361. Enquiries to Jamie R Rodgers Funeral Directors Ltd. Tel. 07376 11 00 20, email email@example.com
MACDONALD - (Kingussie/Berkhamsted). Suzanne, Isabella, Finlay, Graham, Ethel, Lynn and family would like to sincerely thank all friends and neighbours who came to pay their respects at Steven's funeral service and for their kind expressions of sympathy following Steven's passing. Thanks for donations received to EGFR Positive UK via the JustGiving page and the funeral service which have reached £3,947 to date. Special thanks to Rev. Charles Finnie for his uplifting service, to Isabella, James and Martin for their contributions to the service. Thanks also to Annie Florist, Sandy MacDonell, John Crombie, Ali Meade, Kingussie Camanachd Club and the Duke of Gordon Hotel. Finally, thanks to Jamie R Rodgers and staff for their professional and empathetic services.
JORDAN - Jennifer Ann (Jill). Jill's family would like to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy that we have received since our sad loss. Special thanks go to everyone who attended Jill's funeral at Inverness Crematorium, and to those who joined us via the live link, and for the donations to Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland. Thank you to Lindsay Jack and Son for their support and kindness throughout this difficult time.
MCLEOD - Hazel would like to thank all those who sent flowers, cards and messages after the sad passing of Ian. Thank you to Chris Clasper for her fitting and comforting service. Grateful thanks to the community nurses for their care, also the ladies from Care at Home for their help and patience. Special thanks to Ann, Tina and Colin for their support during Ian's illness, to Nikki and her team from John Ross Funeral Service for their sympathetic attention to detail and to Annie for her beautiful floral tributes. Finally, thanks to all who attended the crematorium and generously donated to Cancer Research.
CAMERON - The family of the late Neil would like to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy we received during our sad loss and to everyone who attended the church and generously donated to Help for Heroes. Special thanks to Rob Clark and to Graham Atkinson for a beautiful service. Heartfelt thanks to Lindsay Jack and Son for their kindness and support during this difficult time.
GALLIE - Carol and the family of the late James Gallie wish to express their extreme thanks to all nursing staff at Lynemore Care Home for the excellent care offered to James during his residency. Thanks to all who attended the funeral service and the Rev. G. Atkinson for his comforting words. Thanks also to The Boat Golf Clubhouse for their hospitality. Heartfelt thanks to Lindsay Jack & Son for their outstanding, respectful and dignified handling of all the funeral arrangements.
BLACKSTOCK - (Kingussie). Yvonne, Angus and John would like to thank everyone who attended the funeral service in Brora including family and friends, for the support and kindness shown to them following the sad loss of their dad, Angus. Many thanks for the numerous cards, letters, telephone calls, social media messages, flowers and visits. Thanks also to Kingussie Shinty Club for the lovely tribute on their Facebook page. Special thanks to Richard and Tracy Sutherland Funeral Directors, Brora for their excellent funeral arrangements and to the Pipe Major William Fraser, Embo, Rev. Lorna Tunstall for her comforting service and to Brora Golf Club for the catering. The sum of £383.00 was raised and was donated to the local Badenoch Arthritis Support Group in Kingussie.