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.

Macaulay

Ruth and the family would like to thank most sincerely relatives, friends, and neighbours for their help, support and for the many kind expressions of sympathy, cards, telephone calls and flowers received during their sad loss of Ian.

Grateful thanks to all the doctors and nurses for their dedicated care Ian received during his illness. Special thanks to the Rev. Ian Gray for his kind words and comforting service, Neil and Alison Ingram for all their helpfulness with the arrangements, the ladies at the Dickson Hall for the lovely teas, and finally to all who paid their last respects to Ian at the church and graveside and generously donated £1211 that will be shared between Marie Curie Nurses and Laurencekirk District Nurses.

Macaulay

Peacefully at home in Laurencekirk on Friday September 2nd 2016, after a lang sair fecht, Ian, aged 54 years. Dearly loved husband to Ruth, a loving son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle and a special friend to all who knew him.

Funeral service at Laurencekirk Parish Church on Friday September 9th at 11.30 a.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 in aid of Laurencekirk District Nurses and Marie Curie Nurses.

McLean

Janet, Amanda, Jodie and family wish to thank most sincerely relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy, cards, telephone calls and flowers received during their sad loss of Vic.

Grateful thanks to the doctors and staff at Laurencekirk Medical Centre, Laurencekirk District Nurses, Marie Curie Nurses and McMillan Nurses, all for the excellent care Vic received during his illness. Special thanks to Rev. Ian Gray for his support and most comforting service, Neil and Alison Ingram for their kindness with the arrangements. Many thanks to John Gove church organist and the ladies at the Dickson Hall for the lovely teas.

Finally appreciation to the many who paid their last respects to Vic at the church and graveside and generously donated £916.00 that will be shared between Laurencekirk District Nurses and Marie Curie Nurses.

McLean

Peacefully at home in Laurencekirk on Thursday August 11th 2016, after a long illness bravely borne, Vic, aged 72 years. Dearly loved husband of Janet, loving father to Amanda and Jodie, a dear father-in-law of George and Graeme, proud grandad to Ritchie and Sally.

Funeral service at Laurencekirk Parish Church on Wednesday August 17th at 11.00 a.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 in aid of Laurencekirk District Nurses and Marie Curie Nurses.

Beattie

Mabel and the family would like to thank most sincerely relatives, friends, and neighbours for their help, support and for the many kind expressions of sympathy, cards, telephone calls and flowers received during their sad loss of Jim.

Grateful thanks to all the doctors and nurses involved in caring for Jim over the past few years. Special thanks to Alan Smith for his most comforting service and kind words, Neil and Alison Ingram for all their help with the arrangements.

Finally many thanks to all those who came to Parkgrove to pay their last respects to Jim and kindly donated £655 to the Laurencekirk Community Equipment Fund.