Deaths

MAIN (Burghead). Peacefully, at home in Burghead, on Monday, 18th July, 2016, Margaret Falconer Paterson, aged 83 years, loving wife of the late David Main, dear mum of Andrew, Vida, David and Kevin and a devoted granny. Margaret's funeral service will be held in the Meeting Room, King Street, today Friday, 22nd July, at 12.00 noon. All friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired can be made to Marie Curie Nurses.
BOYLE (Elgin). Peacefully, at Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin, on Sunday, 17th July, 2016, Stanley, (Paddy), aged 79 years, of 14 School Walk, New Elgin, dearly beloved husband of Anna, much loved dad of Paul and Nyree, a dear father-in-law and grandad to Eilidh, Mitchell and Brooke. Private cremation, followed by a thanksgiving service, to which all friends are respectfully invited, at William Watson's Chapel, Blackfriars Road, Elgin, on Wednesday, 27th July, at 3.30 pm. Donations if desired at chapel for the Chest, Heart and Stroke Association.
CAMERON (Elgin). Peacefully, at Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin, on Sunday, 17th July, 2016, Michael, aged 57 years, of Greyfriars Close, a much loved brother of David, brother-in-law of Carol and a dear uncle. Funeral ceremony at William Watson Funeral Directors, Blackfriars Road, Elgin, today Friday, 22nd July, at 11.00 am, thereafter to Elgin Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, donations if desired, at ceremony for the Out of Darkness Theatre Group.
KELLY (Elgin). Peacefully, on Monday, 18th July, 2016, at Anderson's Care Home, Charlie, a much loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend. Funeral private.
FRASER (Elgin). Peacefully, at Abbeyvale Nursing Home, on Tuesday, 19th July, 2016, with her family by her side, Jean Wood Fraser (nee Crockett), in her 97th year, much loved mam of Dennis, Charles, Arthur, Elizabeth and the late Edward, and a dear granny, great-granny and great-great-granny. Funeral private.
CATTO (Elgin). Peacefully, at Abbeyvale Nursing Home, Elgin, on Sunday, 17th July, 2016, Moira Catto, aged 90 years, dearly loved wife of the late William S. Catto (Funeral Undertaker), a much loved and loving aunt, great-aunt, great-great-aunt and a dear friend. Funeral service at W. G. Catto Funeral Home, Linkwood Road, Elgin, on Tuesday, 26th July at 1.30 pm, interment thereafter at Elgin Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited.
BIRNIE (Mosstowie). Peacefully, at The Stephen Hospital, Dufftown, on Thursday, 14th July, 2016, James Duncan (Jimmy), in his 94th year, of Lochinver Croft, devoted husband of the late Isabel Jean Watt (Jean) and a much loved father and grandfather. Interred Elgin Cemetery.
ATKIN (Elgin). Suddenly, but peacefully, at Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin, on Wednesday, 13th July, 2016, Graham, aged 80 years, 38 Blantyre Place, Bishopmill, dearly beloved husband of Betty Forsyth, much loved dad of Michael. Cremated Moray Crematorium.
MURRAY (Elgin). Peacefully at her home, 30 Reid Street, Bishopmill, on Thursday, 14th July, 2016, Winnie Simpson, aged 89 years, beloved wife of the late Robert (Bert) Murray, loved mother of Irene and Robert, mother-in-law of George and Fiona, a dearly loved granny and great-granny. Cremated Moray Crematorium.
CRUICKSHANK (Elgin). Suddenly, at Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin, on Friday, 15th July, 2016, Eric, aged 73 years, 16 High School Drive, dearly loved partner of Jean, beloved husband of the late Joan, much loved dad of June and Ann, father-in-law of Mark and Mick, dear granda of Jack, Eilidh and Cameron, dear brother of Kay and the late Roy, and a dear brother-in-law, uncle and good friend to all who knew him. Interred Elgin Cemetery.
McPHERSON (Hopeman). Suddenly, after a long illness, on Sunday, 17th July, 2016, Graeme, aged 49 years, much loved husband of Hazel, loving dad of Ewan, James and Stella, a dear son and brother. Graeme's funeral service, to which all are welcome, will be held at 2.00 pm, on Tuesday, 26th July, in Graham J. Rattray's Funeral Home, Shore Street, Lossiemouth, IV31 6PB and thereafter to Duffus Cemetery. Family flowers only please.
CLUNAS (Lossiemouth). Suddenly, at home, James Clunas, aged 54, loving dad of Kerry, Rachel and William, much loved granda of Ross, Kali, Grace, Eilidh and Bump, father-in-law, brother, uncle and friend to many. Funeral service, to which all friends are respectfully invited, in Steven Thomson and Son Funeral Home, Clifton Road, Lossiemouth, on Tuesday, 26th July, at 1.30 pm, thereafter to Lossiemouth Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired, may be given at the service, to Children's Ward at Dr. Gray's Hospital.
DUNCAN (Lossiemouth). Suddenly, at home, on Monday, 4th July, 2016, Sam aged 64 years, beloved son of the late Charles and Helen, dear brother of David, Charles and William, and a much loved brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle and friend to many. Sam's funeral service, to which all are welcome, will be held at 1.30 pm on Monday, 25th July, in Graham J. Rattray's Funeral Home, Shore Street, Lossiemouth, IV31 6PB and thereafter to Lossiemouth Cemetery.
McCALL Peacefully, at Glencairn House Care Home, Auchterarder, on Tuesday, 19th July, 2016, after a short illness, Betty (nee Brookes), aged 92 years, formerly of Elgin and Portobello, beloved wife of the late Tom, loving mother of Chuck, Calum and Alison and a loved and special nana. Funeral service to be held at Perth Crematorium on Wednesday, 27th July, at 2.00 pm, to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please.