Deaths

MARQUARDT (Elgin/ Banchory). Peacefully, at home, on Saturday, 18th November, 2017, David, aged 75 years, loving husband of Linda, devoted dad of Suzanne, Helen and Ian and second dad of Elise, father-in-law to Jon and Carol and grandad to Kenneth and Matthew. David's funeral service to which all are welcome will be held at 11.00 am, tomorrow, Saturday, 25th November, in Graham J. Rattray's Funeral Home, Shore Street, Lossiemouth, IV31 6PB. Family flowers only please, donations to Crossroads Caring Scotland at the funeral home door if desired.
DICKSON (Elgin). Peacefully, at home, on Tuesday, 14 th November, 2017, Ann Millar (nee Ross), aged 77 years, beloved wife of the late Bill, adored mum of Sara and the late Anna, dear mother-in-law of James, proud grandma to Keturah, Duncan and Charlie and a much loved friend to many. Interred Elgin Cemetery.
INNES Passed away peacefully, at Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin, on Friday, 3rd November, 2017, Madge Innes, aged 89, wife of the late Robbie, beloved mother of Ann Shaw and her husband Rob and very proud grandmother of James and Katherine. Special thanks to the staff at HDU and ACE at Dr Gray's Hospital and Allied Carers, especially Marion. A private funeral service took place on Thursday, 23rd November.
WELLS (Elgin). Peacefully, at Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin, on Sunday, 19th November, 2017, Mary, aged 88 years, beloved wife of the late Charlie (Jock), dear mother of Amelia, Louise, Wendy, Fiona and Paul, a dear nana, great- nana, sister and aunt. Mary's funeral service to which all are welcome, will be held at 11.00 am, on Monday, 27th November, in Graham J. Rattray's Funeral Home, Shore Street, Lossiemouth, IV31 6PB and thereafter to Elgin Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations to Acute Care For The Elderly at the funeral home door if desired.
RICHARDSON (Elgin). Jean Richardson, aged 58, sadly passed away, on Saturday, 18th November, 2017, at home surrounded by her family, dearly loved wife of Jim, much loved mum to Kelly, Natalie and Eilidh and granny to Ethan and Sophia. Will be forever missed by all who knew her. Funeral service at the W. G. Catto Funeral Home, Linkwood Road, Elgin, today, Friday, 24th November, at 11.00 am. All friends welcome. Family flowers only, but donations if desired, to Macmillan and Marie Curie.
HUNT Very sadly, after a period of illness, on Friday, 17th November, 2017, at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Maureen loving partner of Robbie (Strathdee), beloved mother to Moira, Dennis and the late Vincent and a much loved mother-in-law, nana and great-grandmother. Funeral service to which all friends are welcome will be held at the W.G. Catto Funeral Home, Linkwood Road, Elgin, today, Friday, 24th November, at 1.00 pm. Family flowers only, but donations if desired, to The British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research.
HAY (Elgin). Peacefully, at Spynie Care Home, Elgin, on Sunday, 19th November, 2017, Mary Main (nee Ritchie) aged 79 years, beloved wife of William, dear sister of Elsie, aunt, great-aunt and loving nanny of Maureen, Alistair, Michael, Cameron and Callum. Mary's funeral service to which all are welcome, will be held at 2.00pm, tomorrow Saturday, 25th November, in the Holy Trinity Church Hall, Elgin and thereafter to Elgin Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations to Spynie Care Home Cawdor Wing at the hall door if desired. Please wear bright colours.
MILNE (Elgin). At home, on Wednesday, 15th November, 2017, Duggie, aged 81 years, of 12 Councillors Walk, New Elgin, dearly loved husband for 54 years of Wendy (nee Rickard), adored father of Pamela and Jacqueline, proud grandad and a dear friend to many. Funeral service, to which all friends are respectfully invited, in Moray Crematorium, today, Friday, 24th November, at 11.30 am. No flowers, but donations if desired, may be given at the service, to local charities. "Two willing working hands at rest, for all of us you did your best, you worked so hard for those you loved and those you love remember".
PETRIE (Lossiemouth). Peacefully, at home, on Sunday, 19th November, 2017, after a sair fecht, on his 87th birthday and with his family at his side, Douglas John, of Church Street, beloved husband of the late Elsie, much loved dad of Jacqueline and John, dearest grandad of Christine and Andrew, adored great- grandad of Megan and the late Daniel, dear brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend. Funeral service, to which all friends are respectfully invited, in St Gerardine's High Church, Lossiemouth, on Saturday, 25th November, at 11.00 am, thereafter to Lossiemouth Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired, may be given at the service to Marie Curie Nurses.
FRASER (Elgin). Peacefully, at Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin, surrounded by his family, on Monday, 20th November, 2017, Big Ernie, aged 76, beloved husband of Meg and a dear dad, grandad and great-grandad. Sorely missed. Funeral service at the W.G.Catto Funeral Home, Linkwood Road, Elgin, on Tuesday, 28th November, at 11.00 am. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only, but donations if desired, to Ward 7, Dr Gray's Hospital.
CANTLAY (Elgin). Peacefully, at his home, 20 Willow Place, on Wednesday, 22nd November, 2017, Kenny, aged 85 years, dearly beloved husband of Dorothy, much loved dad of Kenneth, Avril, Dean and Paul, dearly loved father-in-law, granda and great-granda. Funeral ceremony at William Watson Funeral Directors, Blackfriars Road, Elgin, on Friday, 1st December, at 2.00 pm, thereafter to Elgin Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, donations if desired, at ceremony to Arthritis Research.