Deaths

GILBERT - (Dingwall/ Inverness). Tragically, as the result of a road accident on 15th August, 2016, Noel Gilbert, aged 40 years, 4 Woodgrove Place, Inverness (Gilbert Motors, Dingwall). Amazing and fabulous guy and devoted and loving husband to Marie, he dedicated his life to his boys Cash and Zane, who adore him, wonderful and caring son to Fraser and Donella, much loved brother of Drew, treasured grandson of Jean and the late William Gilbert (Ness Motors), and Mary and the late Donald Macleman (Avoch), and Cathy Ferguson, a much loved brother-in-law, uncle and cousin and a brilliant friend to everyone who knew him. The world has lost a cool dude. Funeral service (today) Friday, 26th August, 2016, at 12 noon, in St Clement's Church of Scotland, Dingwall; thereafter to Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Highland Hospice and Highland Skate Parks Association may be given at the service. Enquiries to the Funeral Directors, John Fraser & Son, Dingwall. Tel. 01349 808666 or Inverness, 01463 233366.
ROSS - (Muir of Ord). Unexpectedly, at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, on 15th August, 2016, John Ross, aged 68 years, devoted husband of Beryl, loving brother of Elspeth, brother-in-law to Colin and special uncle to Ross. A celebration of John's life will take place on Wednesday, 31st August, 2016, at 1pm, in the funeral home of John Fraser & Son, 17-29 Chapel Street, Inverness; thereafter to Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be given at the ceremony. Car parking available at the funeral home.
AUSTIN - (Invergordon). Suddenly, but peacefully, in her home, 17 Ardross Place, Invergordon, on Friday, 19th August, 2016, Brenda 'Bren' Eileen Gadsden, beloved wife of the late Derek, dearly loved mother of Angie, Sue, Derek, Paul, and John, a much loved nanny, great-nanny, sister, mother-in-law and loved by all the extended family and friends. Funeral service will be held in Invergordon Parish Church today (Friday), 26th August, 2016, at 9.30am; thereafter to Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but donations, if so desired may be given at the service for Diabetes UK and The Macmillan Nurses or sent to Alasdair Rhind Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
SAWYER - (Balintore). Peacefully, in the loving care of all at Innis Mhor Care Home, Tain, on Saturday, 20th August, 2016, Hughina "Una" Hart, formerly of 11 Park Street, Balintore, beloved wife of Edwin (Teddy), dearly loved mother of Carole and Gaynor, dear mother-in-law of Tony and Robert, much loved gran of David, John and Graham, gran-in-law of Vicki, Erika and Charlotte, loving great-gran of Connor, Jessica, Kyle, Iona, Will and Joshua and loved by all the extended family and friends. A service was held in Fearn Abbey yesterday (Thursday), 25th August, 2016; followed by interment in Balintore New Cemetery. Enquiries to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
CAMPBELL - (Dingwall). Kevin, passed away in Raigmore Hospital, on 22nd August, 2016, aged 69 years, with his loving wife Iris by his side. Much loved father of Martin and Gregor and brother of John. Sadly missed by extended family and friends. Funeral service will be held at St Clement's Parish Church, Dingwall, on Tuesday, 30th August, 2016, at 12 noon; interment thereafter at Fodderty Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only. Donations, in lieu, can be made, if so desired, at the service for Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland. Enquiries to D. Gunn Funeral Home, Blackwells Street, Dingwall. Tel. 01349 863951.
FEASEY - (Maryburgh) Peacefully, after a long illness, on 20th August, 2016, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, Anne Feasey, aged 82 years. Beloved wife of the late Rob Feasey, a much loved mum, nanny and great-granny. Cremation private. Enquiries to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall. Tel. 01349 808666.
McLEAN - (Dingwall). Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 21st August, 2016, James McLean, aged 59 years, Peffery Road, Dingwall. Beloved husband of Janet, loving dad of Bobbie and the late James, also a much loved grandad, brother and uncle. Funeral ceremony on Tuesday, 30th August, 2016, at 2pm, in the National Hotel, Dingwall; thereafter to Mitchell Hill Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Flowers welcome or donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be given at the ceremony or forwarded to the funeral directors, John Fraser & Son, Lovat House, High Street, Dingwall IV15 9TF.
MACLENNAN - (Stornoway / Strathconon). Passed away at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 17th August, 2016, Jean (nee Bain), Strathconon, Stornoway, Muir of Ord, beloved wife of the late John, devoted mother of the late Duncan, beloved sister of Erica and the late Anne, brother-in-law of Ian, a dear aunt and a good friend to many. Greatly missed. Funeral service will be held in Contin Parish Church, on Wednesday, 31st August, 2016, commencing at 11am; thereafter to Strathconon Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Enquiries to D. J. MacLennan & Son, Muir of Ord. Tel. 01463 870891.
MUNRO - (Conon Bridge). Peacefully, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on 23rd August, 2016, Sheila Isabel MacRae Munro (nee Brown), aged 84 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Alistair MacDonald Munro (John M Munro Ltd), loving mother of Kathryn, John and Mary, beloved grandmother of Carol and Olivia and the late John and George, great-grandmother of Logan, a dear sister, sister-in-law and auntie. Funeral service from Ferintosh Church of Scotland, Conon Bridge, on Thursday, 1st September, 2016, at 12 noon; interment thereafter at Urquhart New Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only. Donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for Macmillan Nurses and Maggies Centre, Raigmore. Enquiries to D. Gunn, Blackwells Street, Dingwall. Tel. 01349 863951.