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MACLEAN - (Grantown-on-Spey). The family of the late Jim MacLean would like to thank everyone who stood out to pay their respects to Jim, also for all the cards and flowers we have received. Thank you to Dr Chris Williams, the community nurses and all the staff at Grant House for the kindness and care shown to both Jim and our family and to Emma and the team at the Pagoda for the lovely lunch. Also, thank you to Elaine and Marina for the beautiful wreaths, to Spud the Piper and finally to Nikki and her team at John Ross Funeral Services whose kindness and help has been invaluable.
DUNBAR - (Dulnain Bridge). Stuart, Kevin, Don and families would like to thank all family and friends for the overwhelming support they received following the very sad loss of Norma. We are truly grateful for all the food, baking, flowers, messages and cards we received. A special thanks to Rev. Mary Duncanson for the uplifting service and fitting tribute to Norma. To John Ross Funeral Services, especially Nikki for all her kind support and guidance. The Grant Arms for the lovely spread. To Norma's brother John for piping and finally to all who attended the church and graveside and for the generous donations which totalled £712.71 for Marie Curie.
ANDERSON - (Inverness/Fortrose). The family of the late Adam Anderson wish to thank all family and friends for the kind expressions of sympathy on their recent loss. Special thanks to Castlehill Care Home for their care and kindness towards Adam and the rest of the family, Andrew Fraser for his pastoral care and uplifting service and Lindsay Jack & Son Funeral Directors for their professional and compassionate guidance. Thank you for the generous donations to Fortrose Free Church and Highland Hospice.
JACK - (Rhuarden, Boat of Garten, Grantown-on-Spey). The family of the late Jessie Jack, Rhuarden, Croft Ronan, Boat of Garten, wish to convey their sincere thanks to staff at Ian Charles Hospital, Health Centre, paramedics and Carn Gorm carers for the exceptional care, kindness and compassion shown to mum. Thanks to Rev. Mary Duncanson for her comforting services both at Rhuarden and Moray Crematorium, to all who attended mum's funeral at Rhuarden and to all who donated so generously to CHAS (£710). Thank you to D. Chisholm & Sons, Funeral Directors, for their respectful and professional services.
ANDERSON - In memory of Jeannie Anderson, Boat of Garten. The family of the late Elizabeth Jane Anderson (Jeannie) wish to express their deep appreciation to those who have offered such kindness, support and messages of sympathy and comfort in our bereavement. We especially wish to thank Lynemore Care Home, the Rev. Graham Atkinson and Lindsay Jack & Son, Funeral Directors for their compassion and excellent care. Special thanks also for the generous charity donations to Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland. David, George, Irene, Michael, Yvonne and all the family.
RYAN - The family of the late Pauline Ryan would sincerely like to thank all who sent cards, online messages, flowers and gifts. Special thanks must be given to Macmillan nurses Julie and Susan, the nursing team, carers and health care assistants of Ward 4A, Raigmore and Mr Coggins, Consultant, for their dedicated care and honesty shown to Pauline and family members. Susan and Mark for their visits and support to Pauline. Heartfelt thanks to all who attended the funeral service in the Grantown Legion, staff therein, especially Rob Clark. Also, to all who attended with family at Inverness Crematorium to say a final farewell. To Halde Pottinger, Humanist, who gave such a personal and uplifting service. To piper Sandy Macdonnell for his stirring music down Grantown High Street. All who stood on Grantown High Street and Dulnain Bridge. To Yvonne and Marie at the Claymore Bar for the lovely reception and Dinah Eavis from Grandview for her generous donation, ensuring that Pauline's final party was as her wishes. Elaine at EJM for her beautiful flowers. Finally, from the bottom of our hearts, thanks to Lindsay Jack and Son, who's attention to detail and professionalism delivered the wishes directly from Pauline whilst she was in Raigmore. Lindsay and his team went above and beyond what could be expected to deliver the send off Pauline wanted, achieving this with the utmost dignity and professionalism. The collection for Macmillan Nurses (some via GoFundme) and SANDS was £618.60.
CLARK - Emily's family would like to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for the cards, flowers and messages and a special thanks for the care from all the staff at Ian Charles Hospital following the sad loss of Emily. Many thanks to all who attended the funeral. Thanks to Rev. Graham Atkinson for the service. Sincere thanks to Nikki and all at John Ross Funeral Services for their support and funeral arrangements and to the Speyside Centre for providing the refreshments.
GRANT - (Grantown-on-Spey). "The wife" of the late Fraser Grant would like to express her gratitude to all who have helped during an extremely sad time. Thank you for all the flowers, cards and visitors. To the Speybridge and Tomintoul Road communities for their succour and sustenance. To the staff at the local pharmacy, the community and district nurses, and the Macmillan nurses. You all made life a bit more bearable! And to Fraser's final visitor Jeanie, who gave my dearest husband great comfort and reassurance on his last night. Heartfelt thanks! Appreciation to Pastor Rick Moeller for his love and service, and to all the mourners at Fraser's farewell. And the wonderful collection for Mesothelioma UK of £736.75. To John Ross Funeral Services for their utter professionalism, consideration and dignity and to Elaine at EJM florist for the beautiful flowers, especially the black face sheep.
HIGHMORE - (Aviemore). Neil, Karen and family would like to thank relatives and friends for the cards, flowers and heartfelt messages following the sad loss of Chrissie. Many thanks to all who attended the funeral service and graveside. Special thanks to Rev. Charles Finnie for a lovely service and to Ian Malcolm for sharing his memories. Sincere thanks to the team at John Ross Funeral Services for their support and professional funeral arrangements and to the Cairngorm Hotel for providing refreshments. Our grateful appreciation to all that donated to the Aviemore Medical Trust in Chrissie's memory.
OGILVIE - (Grantown on Spey). Pamela, Janice and Catherine would like to thank relatives and friends for the cards, flowers and messages of support and sympathy following the sad loss of their beloved mum, Catherine (Kate) Ogilvie. Special thanks to Rev. Mary Duncanson for a beautiful service and to Lindsay Jack, Funeral Directors, for their care and support with funeral arrangements and to all those who attended the service and graveside and for all the lovely floral tributes. Thanks also to Pluscarden Hall and caterers for the lovely refreshments.
WILDE - (Newtonmore). Dave Wilde and family would like to share thanks for the warmth and support shown since the loss of their beloved Diane Wilde. The cards, gifts of food, phone calls and happy memories shared of Diane have been a great help and comfort. We would like to thank the emergency services who came to the home. Thank you to Jamie Rodgers in the run up to the funeral, and team on the day who brought as much ease as possible in such an unexpected passing. We wish to thank Lesley Simpson for so beautifully capturing the many memories shared for the service. Much love to Donald, a dear friend of Diane, for taking care of the stunning flowers. We appreciate our 'Mam of the house' held a place in the hearts of many, we as a family send love and positivity to you.
MUIR - (Kingussie). The family of the late Rab Muir wish to convey their sincere thanks to all family and friends for their kind expressions of sympathy by way of cards, flowers and messages. Special thanks to Dr Michie, Kingussie Medical Practice, Karen Shaw, the community nurses and home carers for all their care over the last year. Thanks also to Rev. Mary Ellen Thomson for her comforting service and all at McInnes House Hotel for their excellent hospitality. Huge thanks to Sandy MacDonell, Kingussie Camanachd Club for their send-off at The Dell, Russell Jones and John Macpherson for their readings at the church and Jamie R. Rodgers Funeral Directors, for their outstanding handling of arrangements.
DIMASCIO - The family of the late Elisa (Liz) Dimascio would like to thank everyone for their cards and flowers and bringing much comfort at such a sad time. Thank you to all who attended the funeral. Sincere thanks to Father Andrew for a heartfelt mass and for being most welcoming. Thank you Spud the Piper, so happy to see you there and hear your music. Thanks also to Elsbeth Archer for your musical selection; it made us all remember her with joy in our hearts. Appreciation to The Flower Box for their perfect arrangements and of course, Anne Duncan for all of your help in selecting and arranging flowers from Elisa's own garden. She would have been delighted! We are so very grateful to all of the staff at Ian Charles Hospital for their care, patience and attention. A special mention to Cara Brooks who spent so much time with us on the phone keeping us informed in her usual caring manner. To all that donated to The Friends of Ian Charles, thank you. Finally, to Lindsay Jack & Son Funeral Directors for their truly dignified and respectful handling of all the arrangements. We will miss the daily phone calls.
MACBEAN - (Aviemore). The family of the late Andrew (Andy) MacBean would like to thank everyone for their heartfelt messages, cards, flowers and their kind donations to Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland following the sad and sudden passing of their beloved Andy. Also the comfort and compassion shown by Celebrant Leslie Simpson and Jamie R Rodgers Funeral Directors.
PETERKIN - The family of the late Ian R. Peterkin wish to express their sincere thanks to Rev. Mary Duncanson for conducting a lovely graveside service at Advie Cemetery, thanks are also extended to Lindsay Jack & Son, Funeral Directors for their guidance and the dignified and respectful handling of all the arrangements.
STEWART - Fiona, Alastair and Fraser and their families would like to thank everyone for their cards, letters, flowers and expressions of sympathy following the sad loss of their mum, Christine. Special thanks to the staff of Grandview House Care Home for their excellent care of Christine. Grateful thanks to the Rev. Mary Duncanson for her comforting words and service and to everyone who attended the funeral to give her the rousing send-off that she wanted. Also to Lindsay Jack & Son for their respectful and dignified handling of all funeral arrangements. Our grateful thanks to all who have donated to Alzheimer Scotland.
LONGSTAFF - (Kingussie). The family of Miriam Longstaff would like to thank Raigmore Hospital, Kingussie Medical Practice and the Community Nurses Team for their care and support. Sincere thanks to everyone for their cards, letters, messages and kind expressions of sympathy. Many thanks to all that came to pay their respects, including those who lined the street to bid farewell and those who stood outside the church or came to the crematorium. Thanks to Rev. Alison Hart for an uplifting service and to Rev. Mary Ellen Thomson for her comforting words and special memories. Thanks too to Nikki and her team at John Ross Funeral Services for their professionalism and support and to the Loch Ness Hotel for providing refreshments. Finally, many thanks to those who donated to the Badenoch Arthritis Support Group. We are forever grateful to everyone for your love and support at this very sad time.
McLEAN - (Dulnain Bridge). The family of the late Sandy McLean sincerely thank relatives, friends and neighbours for messages of sympathy, cards, flowers, phone calls and visits following the death of Sandy. Also thanks to the Reverend Christine Ritchie for her guidance and words of reassurance and to Gordon Ritchie and Ruth Coker for door duties, to Stella McKenzie organist and all who attended Dulnain Church. Grateful thanks to Cameron House for their diligent care to Sandy and to all NHS staff who looked after him, thanks also to Allan McDonald and Alan Gowan for discreet work at the graveside. Finally, thanks to John Ross Undertakers and to Grant Arms for the catering.
YOUNG - (Kingussie). The family of Roderick Joseph Young would like to thank Raigmore Hospital, Kingussie Medical Practice and St. Vincent's Hospital for the years of care and compassion shown to Derick and the family. Thanks also to Kingussie Camanachd Club for organising such an emotional send off which left us lost for words. Acknowledgement to Toncam and everyone involved in preparing the church and to Father Andrew, Hazel and Ann for organising the service. Special thanks to John Ross Funeral Services, in particular Susan, without whom we would have been lost. To everyone who turned out to pay their respects, sent messages, cards and personal condolences, thank you. A total of £1164.00 was raised for Derick's chosen charities.
MACPHERSON - (Kingussie). John and Alasdair Macpherson and their families would like to thank everyone for the cards, letters, messages and expressions of sympathy following the death of their brother Hamish. Sincere thanks to Nikki and her team at John Ross Funeral Services for their support and professionalism and to Mary Ellen for her comforting words and service and John Crombie for his excellent and very appropriate music choices. Many thanks to all who came to pay their respects along the route to the Kingussie Cemetery and to Sandy MacDonell the piper and the Duke of Gordon Hotel for providing refreshments. A sum of £500 was raised in donations in Hamish's memory and will be passed on to the nurses and doctors at Raigmore Hospital.