Deaths

RUGG - Peacefully, in Weston-super-Mare, on 8th July, 2014, after a short illness, George Fyfe, aged 85 years, beloved elder son of the late George and Isabella (MacRae), dear brother of Ken and Chris and the late Nana, Jean, Dot and Bunty. Sadly missed by the family at home and in Canada. Funeral to be held in Weston-super-Mare. Interment of ashes in Tore Cemetery, on 15th August, 2014, at 2pm.
BELL - (Invergordon). Peacefully, in his own home, on Sunday, 13th July, 2014, Ian, aged 69 years, beloved husband of Liz, dearest father of Shona, Ian and Catherine, a loving father-in-law and grandad. Funeral service will be held in Invergordon Church of Scotland, today (Friday), 18th July, 2014, commencing at 11am; thereafter to Rosskeen Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but a donation, if so desired, may be made at the service for Local District Nurses (Highland Health Board). Enquiries to Mairi Russell Funeral Services. Tel. 01349 880901.
GALLIE - (Kildary). Peacefully, at Castle Gardens Care Home, on Friday, 11th, July, 2014, William John (Billy), aged 86 years, beloved husband of Flora McCormack, dear father to William, James, Robert, Ewan, Elizabeth and the late Carol Linda, dearly loved father-in-law, grandfather and great- grandfather. A service was held on Wednesday, 16th July, 2014 at Kilmuir Easter Parish Church; interred Kilmuir Easter Cemetery. Enquiries to J.G. MacKenzie. Tel. 01349 830684.
THOMPSON - (Tain). Passed away peacefully, with great dignity and with his family by his side, on the evening of Saturday, 13th July, 2014, at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, Alexander (Lex) aged 79 years. Beloved husband of Christina, a loving father, grandfather and great- grandfather, a dear brother to his 7 sisters and a great friend to all. Funeral service will be held in St Vincent's R.C. Church, Tain, tomorrow (Saturday), 19th July, 2014, commencing at 9.30am; thereafter to St Duthus New Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but a donation, if so desired, may be made at the service for Alzheimer Scotland. Enquiries to Mairi Russell Funeral Services. Tel. 01349 880901.
WILSON - (Fortrose). Peacefully, after a short illness at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, on Sunday, 13th July, 2014, Cathie, aged 89 years, of Fortrose. Much loved mother of Bruce and mother-in-law of Karen-Anne and a much loved granny and great-granny. Funeral service at Rosemarkie Church of Scotland today (Friday), 18th July, 2014, at 1pm. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu can be made to Highland Hospice and RNLI. All friends respectfully invited.
MACPHERSON - Suddenly, while on holiday in Greece, on 6th July, 2014, Stuart MacPherson, Aldercroft House, Loaneckheim, Kiltarlity, aged 63 years. Quality Control Manager, Occidental. Beloved husband of Catherine, treasured dad of Sarah and Sharon, dear father-in-law to Euan, loving grandad to Iona and Freya, dear brother to Hugh and Caroline, will be sorely missed by many. Funeral service on Monday, 21st July, 2014, at 1.30pm, in Kiltarlity Church of Scotland; thereafter to the Burial Ground, Tomnacross. All welcome. Donations invited for the Highland Hospice and British Heart Foundation at the service or please forward to William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
DAVIDSON - (Fortrose). Robert Angus Davidson (Bob), aged 77 years, of Deans Road, Fortrose, died in Raigmore Hospital, on Wednesday, 16th July, 2014. Beloved husband, uncle, great-uncle and good friend to many, now at peace. A graveside gathering will be held to celebrate his life on Monday, 21st July, 2014, in Fortrose and Rosemarkie New Cemetery, commencing at 2pm. All welcome. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, may be given at the gathering for Fortrose Medical Practice. At Bob's wish no black to be worn. Enquiries to John Munro Funeral Director, Fortrose. Tel. 01381 621444.