MAXWELL - Mae, Sean and all of Jack's family would like to thank most sincerely all those who called or sent messages of sympathy to them. They have been overwhelmed and humbled by their thoughts and memories of Jack. Thanks also to those who lined the streets to bid Jack farewell and to Sandy who piped him on his way and to Jenny for conducting the service in Inverness. A special thanks to Alison and Adam of the Ambulance Service and to Dr Hislop of Kingussie Medical Practice for their support on the afternoon of Jack's death. To Susan, Nikki and staff of JR Funeral Services many thanks for the dignified, sympathetic service given. Thanks to the staff at Kingussie Golf Club for serving the after funeral meal and refreshments.
DUNLOP - (Grantown- on-Spey). The family of the late Carolyn Dunlop would like to thank the many friends and neighbours who sent cards and messages of sympathy and support following their recent loss. They are especially grateful for the outstanding care and professional skills of the Community Nurses and NHS staff and Doctors. They also wish to thank the Reverend Gordon Strang for a lovely funeral service, and to Lindsay Jack & Son and their team for their excellent organisation. Thanks also to all who donated to Cancer Research UK.
GRANT - Freda, Katherine and Jenny would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours for their support in so many ways following James' death and throughout his illness. Many thanks to staff at Grantown Health Centre, Pharmacy and at Raigmore. Particular thanks to all staff at the Highland Hospice for their very special care during his last days. Thanks to Rev. Graham Atkinson for his comforting service and to John Ross Funeral Services for their professional and sympathetic funeral arrangements. Contributions will be made to Prostate Scotland and the Highland Hospice. Finally, thanks to the many who lined the route to pay their last respects to James on his final journey.
GRANT - (Grantown-on-Spey). The family of the late Muriel May Grant would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy extended to them following their recent sad loss and for all the cards and flowers received. Many thanks to Father Andrew for the excellent service and to Marina Dennis for her perfect tribute to Muriel during the service. Thank you to John Ross Funeral Services for their professional funeral arrangements and to the staff of the Grant Arms Hotel for the lovely refreshments. Special thanks to the community nurses. Finally, thank you to all who donated to Cancer Research UK in Muriel's memory.
WHITE - (Carrbridge). Peter, of the Spinney, Carrbridge, wishes to convey his thanks to the emergency services, staff at Raigmore Hospital and Ailie MacLeod Celebrant. Thanks also to those who sent cards and letters and to those who were able to attend mum's funeral at Inverness Crematorium and Lindsay Jack & Son for their guidance, care and their professional handling of arrangements.
WOOD - (Nethy Bridge). John, Gavin, Karis, Shirley and family would like to extend their thanks to all relatives, friends, neighbours and acquaintances for their expressions of sympathy and condolences over the sad, unexpected loss of Debbie. To all those that came to pay their respects for Debbie's final journey and at the graveside, please know it was much appreciated. Special thanks to Laura Gillespie for a beautiful service and capturing Debbie's true character, and a wholehearted thank you to Nikki Ross and staff at John Ross Funeral Services who have gone above and beyond with the care and services provided. All donations to benefit ME research UK.
BUDGE - (Newtonmore). Raymond, Ruby and Derek's family would like to sincerely thank all relatives, friends and acquaintances for their kind expressions of sympathy and condolences, by way of flowers, cards, phone calls and visits and all those who paid their respects at Derek's funeral. Special thanks to the emergency services , doctors and staff at Raigmore Hospital. Grateful thanks to Jenny Shepherd for hercomforting words and beautiful thoughtful service at The Balavil Hotel and the graveside. Thanks to all those at Jamie R Rodgers Funeral Directors and for his guidance and support, Fraser Coyle and his staff at The Balavil for the lunch and refreshments, Pipe Major John MacKintosh and The Newtonmore Shinty Club representation on his final journey along Newtonmore Main Street. Generous donations were made to Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland.
McINTOSH - (Grantown-on-Spey). Elizabeth, Dave and family would like to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for flowers, cards, phone calls and kind expressions of sympathy following the sad loss of George. Special thanks to the medical and nursing staff at Raigmore and Ian Charles hospitals for their loving care. Elizabeth and Dave are especially grateful to David, Ann, Catriona, Sandy and Margaret for their unfailing support throughout this difficult time. Thanks also to Lesley Simpson for her comforting tribute and Nikki Ross at John Ross Funeral Services for arrangements. The attendance of George's relatives and friends at the private service was sincerely appreciated and brought great comfort to the family.
MACDONALD - Ian, Maureen, Anne and family wish to thank all relatives and friends for their kind expressions of sympathy extended to them following the recent sad loss of their darling mum Jean. Grateful thanks to Cairn Medical Practice, to the district nurses, Palliative Care team and the Marie Curie nurses. Special thanks to Glynis Woodhead for her beautiful service and to Vicki Fraser and all at John Fraser & Son of Chapel Street, Inverness for their care and compassion with the funeral arrangements.
ROSS - Helen, Ailsa, Mary, Charlie, James and the family of the late Jim Ross would like to thank everyone for their kind and thoughtful expressions of sympathy following their recent sad loss. The family were moved by the show of support by the farming community, friends and neighbours who came out as the cortège passed. The family would like to give a special mention to Stuart Dunbar who was a great neighbour to Jim and Jean, delivering the daily papers every day without fail and was always happy to stop a while and have "a news". Special thanks must also go to Rev. Mary Duncanson for her moving service. Many thanks to Elaine McLauchlan Florist for the beautiful flowers and to the piper Sandy MacDonell. Finally, a special thank you to John Ross Funeral Services for their professional and sympathetic handling of the funeral arrangements.
NEILSON - (Grantown-on-Spey/Conon Bridge). Joan, Ann, Sheila, Hugh and family wish to thank all friends and relatives for their special tributes to Esma, thoughtful messages of sympathy, support and flowers. Sincere thanks to Christine Clasper for a comforting and uplifting service, to Esma's carers for their kindness and dedication, to Lynemore Care Home for all their care and compassion and to Lindsay Jack and Son for their guidance, professionalism and integrity.
SMITH - (Auchernack). Ian and family would like to thank relatives and friends who sent flowers, cards and messages of support following the sad loss of Edna. We would like to thank everyone who stood out on the route of Edna's old milk round to pay their respects. Thanks also to Grantown Medical Practice and Grantown Ambulance Service for their care. Special thanks to Rev. Gordon Strang for the lovely service and our deepest gratitude to Susan and the rest of the team at John Ross Funeral Services. Their sympathy, compassion and attention to detail was second to none.
ROSS - (Grantown-on-Spey). Elaine, Nikki, Calum and family would like to thank everyone for the many cards and kind messages following the sad loss of Johnny Ross. We have been overwhelmed by the support we have received from our family, friends and the community and would like to thank all those who took the time to pay their respects on Friday. Special thanks to the staff at Grantown Medical Practice, the community nurses and Marie Curie nurses for the wonderful care they took of Johnny. Many thanks to Rev. Gordon Strang for a lovely service. Thank you to Spud the Piper for leading the funeral cortège to the cemetery and to Anne Dickson and Calum Beange for playing his favourite song. Thanks also to the John Ross Funeral Services team for their professionalism, immaculate attention to detail, kindness and friendship. Although we could not give him the service he deserved, it was a very special day and JR would have loved it!
CRAIG - George and family of the late Dorothy Craig would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards and tributes received. Special thanks to all staff at Ian Charles Hospital and Lynemore Care Home for kindness shown. The Rev. Bob Anderson for his comforting service and John Ross Funeral Services for their professional funeral arrangements.
STEWART - (Boat of Garten). Sheena and Lorna wish to thank relatives, friends and the local community for all the kind expressions of sympathy extended over the death of our mother Sandra. Thank you to all who cared for her both at home at Milton Farm and latterly at Lynemore Care Home, also thank you to the Rev. Graham Atkinson for his comforting service and support and to the staff at John Ross Funeral Services for their care and professional service. A truly heartfelt thank you all who stood by the roadside as the hearse went by. Should anyone wish to make a donation to Boat of Garten Church, this can be made via John Ross Funeral Services.
MACDONALD - Iain, Robert and families, wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for the many kind expressions of sympathy extended to them by cards, messages and telephone calls following the very sad loss of Moira. Thanks particularly to the Rev. Graham Atkinson for his comforting service at the cemetery and to John Ross Funeral Services for their efficient and caring funeral arrangements in these difficult times.
FORBES - (Boat of Garten). The family of the late Jessie Forbes would like to thank relatives, friends and the local community for cards, letters, messages, flowers and telephone calls following their recent sad loss. We were greatly touched by the overwhelming support of everyone during mum's final journey through Boat of Garten and Carrbridge. Thank you to both the harpist and piper for their musical contribution. Grateful thanks to all the medical staff who cared for mum, the Rev. Graham Atkinson for his comforting service and to the staff of John Ross Funeral Services for their care and professionalism. A special, sincere thanks to Sheila Wallace DCS for her tribute and the love, friendship and support given to mum over the years.
TELFER - (Grantown-on-Spey). The family of the late James Telfer would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy. Heartfelt thanks to the district nurse team, especially Susan and Jennifer, and the Marie Curie nurses. Special thanks to Lindsay Jack & Son for their professionalism and attention to detail. In our hearts forever.
WILSON - Nicky and Suzanne would like to thank everyone for all the flowers, cards and messages of condolence over the death of our father Bruce Wilson. Special thanks to all the people who lined the streets outside Woodside Court and Grandview Care Home in Grantown-on-Spey and at The Boat Hotel in Boat of Garten to pay their respects. Also thanks to the Rev. G. Atkinson for his comforting words and Lindsay Jack & Son for their dignified handling of all the funeral arrangements. It is our hope to hold a memorial service in the future when we are permitted to do so.
MILLER - Margaret, David and family of the late Etta Miller wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for cards and tributes. A special thanks to the staff at St Vincent's Hospital for their attentive care given to Etta during her last weeks. We wish to express our thanks to the medical staff at Kingussie Surgery, the carers past and present, the district nursing team for all their care over the years and Elaine, who helped and supported our mother so well; we are eternally grateful for the wonderful service they all provided. Thanks to Jamie Rodgers for dealing with the arrangements so professionally. Thank you also to the Rev. Catherine Buchan for her kindness and support to us during a difficult time and conducting the service at the graveside.