Harrison

Peacefully at home on Saturday April 29th 2017, John Maxwell Harrison (Maxie, retired North Eastern/ Grampian Fire Brigade Officer), aged 75 years. Loving husband of Dorothy (nee Clark), father to Scott and Mark, grandfather to Elliot, Logan, Lottie and Libby.

Funeral service at Aberdeen Crematorium, Hazelhead (West Chapel) on Friday May 12th at 11.00 a.m., to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired will be gratefully accepted on exit of the crematorium in aid of a chosen charity.

Murray

Marjorie, Edward, Kathleen and family wish to express their sincere appreciation to all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, by way of cards, letters, telephone calls and flowers received during their sad and sudden loss of Alastair.

Thanks are also accorded to the Rev. Douglas Lamb for his support and most comforting service, Neil and Alison Ingram, funeral directors, for their exceptional care and compassion and the staff of the Dickson Hall for their hospitality. They would also extend their gratitude to Dr Davidson of Laurencekirk Medical Centre and the emergency services.

Finally thanks to everyone who paid their last respects to Alastair at the church and graveside and generously donated £1000 to Laurencekirk Parish Church.

Murray

Very suddenly and sadly in Laurencekirk on Monday April 3rd 2017, Alastair James, aged 60 years, (of Murray Architects and formerly of Thomson, Craig and Donald, Architects), dearly loved son of Marjorie and the late Edward, loving brother to Edward and brother-in-law to Kathleen, a devoted and much respected uncle to Edward and Gemma, James and Rachel.

Alastair will be sorely missed by all the family.

Funeral service at Laurencekirk Parish Church on Wednesday April 12th at 11.00a.m., to which all family and friends are respectfully invited, and thereafter to Laurencekirk Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired will be gratefully accepted at the church for Laurencekirk Parish Church.

Mallon

Peacefully at the Kincardine Community Hospital, Stonehaven on Sunday January 15th 2017, with great courage and dignity, Linda aged 57 years, dearly loved wife of Bill, loving mother to Craig and Ross, mother-in-law to Alicia and devoted Nana to Beatrice.

Funeral service at Parkgrove Crematorium, Friockheim on Friday January 27th at 11.30 a.m., to which all family and friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, donations if so desired will be gratefully accepted at the crematorium for Cancer Research UK.

Garrow

Suddenly at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary on Friday December 2nd 2016, with his family by his side, James aged 86 years, beloved husband of the late Cathleen, loving father to Sylvia, James, Doreen and the late Christine, a caring father-in-law to Gary and Alison, and a much loved grandad and great-grandad.

Funeral service at Laurencekirk Parish Church on Friday December 9th at 1.00 p.m., to which all family and friends are respectfully invited and thereafter to Laurencekirk Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if so desired will be gratefully accepted at the church for the Maggie’s Centre at Ninewells Hospital.

Wards

Margaret and all her family wish to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy with visits, cards and telephone calls during our very sad loss of John.

A very special thanks to Rev’d Canon Michael J. R. Turner for his most comforting and heartfelt service, Neil and Alison Ingram for all their help with the arrangements, also to the Crown Hotel girls for the lovely lunch and to all who paid their last respects to John at the church and graveside. Thank you to all who donated generously to the British Red Cross.

Wards (Laurencekirk)

Peacefully after a short illness on Friday October 7th 2016 at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, John Rowland Reid Wards aged 87, beloved husband for 66 years of Margaret Angus, loving father of Rowland, Anna, and the late John, loved father-in-law of Adrienne, Derek, Julia and Mark, beloved grandfather of Diane, John, Wendy, Michelle, Paul, Lauren, Rosie and Douglas and to his five great grandsons Derek, Norman, Gregor, Fraser and Euan.

Funeral service to which all family and friends are respectfully invited at St. Laurence Episcopal Church, Laurencekirk on Friday October 14th at 11.00 a.m., thereafter to Laurencekirk Cemetery. Family flowers only please with donations in lieu to the British Red Cross.

Thomson

The family of the late Peggy wish to thank most sincerely relatives, friends and neighbours for their support and for the many kind expressions of sympathy received during their sad loss of Peggy.

Grateful thanks to all doctors and nurses involved in caring for mum, special thanks to Rev. Ian Gray for his most comforting service, Neil and Alison Ingram for their kindness with the arrangements, Grace and staff for the lovely funeral teas and finally to all who paid their last respects to Peggy at the church and graveside and generously donated £659.00 for Help the Heroes.

Donald

Sadly at home after a lang sair fecht, on Wednesday October 5th 2016, Edmond (Ed), in his 80th year, (retired watchmaker, Laurencekirk) dearly loved husband of Babs, loving father to Eddie, Kathleen, Andrew and Barbara, a dear father-in-law, granda, great-granda, brother, uncle and a good friend to many.

Funeral service at Parkgrove Crematorium, Friockheim on Tuesday October 11th at 11.30 a.m., to which all family and friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, donations if so desired will be gratefully accepted at the crematorium for COPD at Stracathro Hospital and Laurencekirk District Nurses.

Thomson

Peacefully at Burnside Care Home, Laurencekirk on Tuesday September 27th 2016, Peggy (nee Stephen), in her 100th year, dearly loved wife of the late David, a loving mother, mother-in-law, granny, great-granny, great great-granny, a very dear friend to many.

Funeral service at Laurencekirk Parish Church on Tuesday October 4th at 10.30 a.m., to which all family and friends are respectfully invited and thereafter to Laurencekirk Cemetery. Flowers are welcome or donations if so desired will be gratefully accepted at the church for Help for Heroes.