Deaths

PARK - (Tain). Peacefully, in the loving care of all at Mull Hall Residential Home, Barbaraville, on Monday, 18th May, 2015, Doris Edna May Park (formerly of 12 Academy Street, Tain), beloved and loving wife of the late Henry Thomson Park and a dear friend. A graveside service will be held in St Duthus New Cemetery, Tain, today (Friday), 22nd May, 2015, at 11am, to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for The Gurkha Welfare Trust or sent to Alasdair Rhind Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
MACKENZIE - (Marybank). William Donald (Donnie) MacKenzie, well respected farmer of Coul of Fairburn, Urray, Muir of Ord, beloved eldest son of the late William and Christina MacKenzie, passed away peacefully, at Ross Memorial Hospital, Dingwall, on Sunday, 17th May, 2015, much loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle. Funeral service on Friday, 22nd May, 2015, at 1pm, at Urray West Church, Muir of Ord; thereafter burial in Urray Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Arrangements by William T. Fraser and Son, Funeral Directors, Culduthel Road, Inverness.
GOLESWORTHY - (Tain). Bob, died 14th May, 2015, much loved husband, father and grandfather. Grateful thanks to Dr Gordon and Tain Health Centre and to Raigmore A&E and ICU. Funeral service to be held St Andrews Church, Tain, today (Friday), 22nd May, 2015, at 1.30pm; interment thereafter at Edderton Old Church Cemetery. All friends are warmly invited. Donations to Salvation Army welcome. Enquiries Mairi Russell Funeral Services. Tel. 01349 880901.
ROSS - (Balintore). Peacefully, in the loving care of all at Fairburn Nursing Care Home, Muir of Ord, on Monday, 18th May, 2015, Elaine Faye Vass, aged 50 years, beloved wife of the late Frederick Ross, dearly loved mother of Helen, much loved Granny Fairburn of Cloe and Keri, and loved by all the extended family and friends. Funeral service will be held in the United Free Church, Balintore, tomorrow (Saturday), 23rd May, 2015, at 10.30am; thereafter to Balintore Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for the Scottish Huntington's Association or sent to Alasdair Rhind Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
MELLIS - (Strathpeffer). Peacefully, at Wyvis House, Dingwall, on Monday, 18th May, 2015, Dorothy (nee Bruce), beloved wife of the late Jackie, much loved mum of Donald and John. Funeral service from St Anne's Episcopal Church, Strathpeffer, on Tuesday, 26th May, 2015, at 12 noon; thereafter interment at Fodderty Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for Dementia Scotland. Arrangements by D. Gunn, Funeral Home, Blackwells Street, Dingwall.
BIRNIE - Peacefully, after a short illness, at Isle View Nursing Home, Aultbea, Ross-shire, Mairi Bella (nee Mackenzie), born at Nicol's Court, Dingwall, in her 101st year. Dearly beloved wife of the late Ferg P. Birnie, Pet Shop, Elgin. Loving mother of Annette and Ferguson, sister to Mina, mother-in-law to Colin and Joyce, grandmother to James and Noreen, Andrew and Kerry, Cailean and Avrill, Mhairi and John, and Lyndsay and devoted great-grandmother to Kenneth, Callum, Shonagh, Malcolm, Lizzie, Lois, Corran and baby Alice, dear aunt to her many nieces and nephews. Funeral service at Inverness Crematorium today (Friday), 22nd May, 2015, at 1.30pm, to which all family and friends are respectfully invited. Donations, if desired, may be given at the door for Isle View Nursing Home where she was lovingly cared for by the staff in her last 2 years.
MABON - (Maryburgh). Peacefully at home, on Saturday, 16th May, 2015, Mary (May), aged 89 years, of Carding Mill, passed away with her loving family. Adopted mother to Amy and Leo. Fabby and adorable Nonna of Zak and Yolandina. Funeral service will be held in St Clements Church, Dingwall, on Tuesday, 26th May, 2015, at 2pm; thereafter to Fodderty Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Enquiries to J. G. MacKenzie. Tel. 01349 830684.