Deaths

WOOD (Elgin/Lossiemouth). Very suddenly, at home, on Saturday, 18th March, 2017, Alison Jane (nee Hendry) aged 46 years, dearly loved daughter of Alistair and Barbara, much loved mum of Nicola and the late Amy, granny to Eilidh, mother- in-law to Craig, dearly loved sister of Alistair, sister-in-law to Sheena, dear aunty, niece and friend to many. Private family funeral.
HORNE (Elgin). Peacefully, at her home, on Saturday, 8th April, 2017, Eileen, beloved wife of the late Adam, a dear mum, granny and great-granny. Dearly loved. Will be sadly missed. Funeral Private.
WYLLIE (Fochabers). Peacefully, at Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin on Sunday, April 9th, 2017, Helen Falconer McKenzie aged 96 years, 16 Milne Road, Fochabers. Beloved wife of Alexander (Sandy) Miller Wyllie, dearly loved mum of Edwin, Linda, Sandy, Yvonne, Helen and Liz and a much loved mother-in-law, nana and great-nana. Funeral service in Bellie Parish Church, Fochabers on Saturday, April 15th at 11.00 am, thereafter to Bellie Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, but donations in lieu, if desired, may be given at church door for Alzheimer Scotland.
FRASER (New Elgin). Suddenly, at his home, on Sunday, 9th April, 2017, Ronald Alexander (Ron), in his 70th year, beloved husband of Kathleen (Kath), much loved dad of Susan and Alistair, beloved grandpa of Craig and Jamie, dear father-in-law to Alec and friend to many. Funeral service at Moray Crematorium, today Friday, 14th April, at 11.30am, to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, donations if desired, to Diabetes UK can be made at crematorium door. Enquiries please to Andrew Smith Funeral Directors. Tel. 01343 544181
BISSETT (Elgin). Peacefully, at Fleming Hospital, Aberlour, on Saturday, 8th April, 2017, Robert John Alexander (Retired Proprietor Bissett & Taylor, Elgin) in his 86th year, of 56 Beech Brae, darling husband of Mary Ann Mackenzie, adored dad of Marianne, Sharon and Gillian, precious granddad of Claire, Lisa, Steven, Matthew, Joanne and Holly, loved and respected father-in-law to John, Kevin and Leonard. Service of thanksgiving in Elgin Baptist Church, on Saturday, 15th April, at 12.00 noon, thereafter to Elgin Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, donations if desired, to Crohn's and Colitis UK can be made at church door. Enquiries please to Andrew Smith Funeral Directors, Tel. 01343 544181.
WATT (Fochabers). Suddenly, at her home, in Murrayfield, on Monday, 10th April, 2017, Margaret Fraser, aged 86 years, beloved wife of the late George Watt, dearly loved mother of Norman, Calum and George, a dear mother-in-law, granny and great-granny. Funeral service, to which all friends are respectfully invited, at William Watson's Chapel, Blackfriars Road, Elgin, on Wednesday, 19th April, at 10.30 am, thereafter burial private. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, at chapel for the Chest, Heart and Stroke Association.
STEWART (Tucker). Very suddenly, at Dr Gray's Hospital, on Friday, 7th April, 2017, Thomas (Tucker), aged 62 years, beloved partner of Frances, a much loved dad and grandad. Funeral arrangements still to be confirmed.
MACKENZIE (New Elgin). With great dignity, in her own home, on Monday, 10th April, 2017, Margaret (Peg) dearly beloved mum of Ann, a loving sister, mother-in-law, aunt and friend to so many. Funeral to be held on Tuesday, 18th April, at Bellie Parish Church, Fochabers, at 1.30 pm, and thereafter at Bellie cemetery. All friends are invited, but family flowers only please. Donations if desired, at the church in support of Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie Care and Support.
BAIN Suddenly, in Elgin, on Saturday, 8th April, 2017, Peter Donald, aged 58 years, of 88 Robertson Drive, New Elgin, much loved son and stepson to Isabel and Peter Stuart, 47 Reidhaven Street, Elgin. Funeral Arrangements to Follow. Enquiries please to Andrew Smith, Funeral Directors Tel. 01343 544181.
STALKER (Lossiemouth). Suddenly, whilst on holiday, in Paris, on Thursday, 6th April, 2017, Cath Stalker, aged 80 years, dearly loved mum, mother-in-law, grandma, great-grandma and sister. Funeral service, to which all friends are respectfully invited, in Steven Thomson and Son, Funeral Home, Clifton Road, Lossiemouth, on Wednesday, 19th April, at 2.00 pm, thereafter to Lossiemouth Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired, may be given at the service, to British Heart Foundation.
PATERSON (Elgin). Kenneth Clark Paterson (Kenny), died suddenly, at home, on Wednesday, 29th March, 2017, aged 53 years, husband to Linda, dearest daddy to Jacob, much loved son of Heather and the late Gordon, dear brother to Steven and Andrew, brother-in-law to Kathryn and Lesley and fun uncle to Katie, Aidan, Kieran, Jack and Georgia. Sadly missed. Funeral service, to which all friends are respectfully invited, in Steven Thomson and Son, Funeral Home, Clifton Road, Lossiemouth, on Thursday, 20th April, at 3.00 pm, thereafter cremation private. Family flowers only please, donations if desired, may be given at the service to British Heart Foundation.