Deaths

SUTHERLAND - (Dingwall). Very peacefully in his sleep, at his home, on Saturday, 20th June, 2015, in the loving care of his family by his bedside, following a prolonged illness borne with great courage, William John Sutherland, loving and caring husband of Betty, treasured father of William, Elizabeth and Fiona, father-in-law of Robin and Brian, grandad of Alisdair, Jacqui and Lindsey, great-grandad of Emma and Saoirse. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service will be held in St Clement's Parish Church, Dingwall today (Friday), 26th June, 2015, at 11am; thereafter to Fodderty Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for the Macmillan Suite, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness and St Clement's Parish Church Maintenance Fund or sent to Alasdair Rhind Funeral Directors, Mayfield House, Dingwall.
CUMBERLEGE - Peter Faithfull, died peacefully on 25th June, 2015, aged 94 years. Funeral service in Dingwall, on 6th July, 2015. Enquiries to William T. Fraser and Son. Tel. 01463 243232.
McKEDDIE - (Alness). Peacefully, in Invergordon County Community Hospital, on Sunday, 28th June, 2015, Charlie, aged 63 years. Loving husband of Margaret, a much loved dad to Scott and Lee, caring granda to Logan and a dear brother. Will be very sadly missed by all his family and many friends. Funeral service will be held in Inverness Crematorium, on Tuesday, 7th July, 2015; commencing at 1.30pm. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but a donation, if so desired, may be made at the service for The Highland Hospice. Enquiries to Mairi Russell Funeral Services. Tel. 01349 880901.
MACKAY - (Invergordon). Peacefully at home, on Sunday, 28th June, 2015, Donald (Donnie), aged 66 years. Loving husband of Rita, much loved dad of Robert, Stuart, Jayne and the late David and an adored grandad. He will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service will be held in Invergordon Social Club, on Tuesday, 7th July, 2015, commencing at 12.30pm; thereafter to Inverness Crematorium. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but a donation, if so desired, may be made at the service for Netley Day Therapy Centre. A minibus will be provided between Invergordon Social Club and Inverness Crematorium and returning to Invergordon for those without transport. Enquiries to Mairi Russell Funeral Services. Tel. 01349 880901.
McPHERSON - (Alness). Peacefully, in Invergordon County Community Hospital, on Sunday, 28th June, 2015, Jessie (Jay), aged 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Bill, a dear stepmother to Ken and a loving aunt, great-aunt and G G. Will be very sadly missed. Funeral private at her own request. Enquiries to Mairi Russell Funeral Services. Tel. 01349 880901.
MACGILLIVRAY - (Calrossie, Tain). Peacefully, in her home, Calrossie Mains, Nigg Station, Tain, on Sunday, 28th June, 2015, following a long illness borne with such courage and dignity, Diana "Di" Lyle Killen, greatly loved and devoted wife of the late Donald Paterson Macgillivray, loving mother of Duncan, Catriona, Janie and Callum, a proud grandmother to her thirteen grandchildren and much loved and highly respected by all the extended family and friends. Following a private cremation service a Service of Thanksgiving will be held in Logie Easter Parish Church, on Monday, 6th July, 2015, at 1.30pm; thereafter to Logie Easter Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but donations, if so desired, may be given at the service for the Tain Community Nurses or sent to Alasdair Rhind, Funeral Directors, Sutherland House, Bank Street, Tain.
MACRAE - (Jamestown, Strathpeffer). Suddenly, on Saturday, 27th June, 2015, Florence, aged 87 years. Dearly beloved wife of Millar, loving mother of Robert and Carol and a dearly loved granny, great-granny and auntie. Funeral service will be held in Contin Parish Church, tomorrow (Saturday), 4th July, 2015, commencing at 11am; thereafter to Contin Burial Ground. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but a donation, if so desired, may be made at the service for The Highland Hospice. Enquiries to Mairi Russell Funeral Services. Tel. 01349 880901.