Birth, Deaths & Marriages

BIRTHS
CONLAY — MURRAY — Sophie would like to announce the birth of her baby brother, Charlie Murray Conlay, on the 12th of May. A son for Neil and Sarah and grandson for Charlie and Nancy and Ian and Sandra.
MCDEVITT — Scott and Caitlin are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Aiden Scott on Sunday, 27th May, 2018. First grandson for both families.
MILLIGAN — David and Angela (Nee Paterson) are delighted to announce the arrival of their son, Thomas Stuart on 2nd May 2018. A beautiful little brother for Lewis and James.
MARRIAGE
CHALMERS — ADAMS — Both families are delighted to announce the marriage of Andrew, younger son of Hew and Alison to Vicki, younger daughter of Gordon and Kate on 5th June in Mexico.
DEATHS
BROWN — June Brown, aged 60 years, Charlesfield, Annan (formerly of Sheuchan, Castle Kennedy), passed away peacefully on Sunday, 17th June 2018 after a bravely fought illness. A devoted wife of Angus, beloved Mum of Donna, Neil and Stephen, Mother-in-Law of Chris and loving Granny of Ross and Archie. Funeral details to follow by window intimation.
CARR — Peacefully after a short illness on Friday 15th June 2018 at Whiston Hospital, Whiston, Donald (Don) Stewart Carr, formerly of the Greenmantle Hotel, Mochrum and New Luce, loving husband of Judith, dad to Nicola and Steven, father in law of Elaine and grandpa to Ellen and Ruth. Service at Widnes Crematorium on Tuesday, 26th June 2018 at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only and collection for Prostate Cancer research.
KELLY — Peacefully at the Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer on Sunday 17th June 2018, James (Jim) Kelly, aged 87 years of 5 Marine Gardens, Bowling Green Road, Stranraer. Beloved husband of Annie, dearly loved brother and uncle of the family. Funeral Service to which all friends are respectfully invited at Inch Church on Tuesday 26th June 2018 at 12 noon. Thereafter interment at Inch Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Lochryan Pipe Band on retiral from church.
MCCLELLAND — Peacefully at Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer on Sunday 17th June, 2018. Annie McClelland nee Marr aged 94 years of 16 Sheuchan View, Stranraer and formerly of Dranigower, New Luce. Beloved wife of the late Robert McClelland, dearly loved mother, grandmother of all the family. Funeral Private. No flowers, cards or letters please.
MCCUTCHEON — Peacefully at Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer on Thursday 14th June, 2018. Elizabeth (Lil) Fern Copeland aged 90 years of 25 Millburn Court, Stranraer. Beloved wife of Thomas McCutcheon, a much loved aunt and nana of the family. Interred Glebe Cemetery Tuesday 19th June, 2018.
OLIVER, GLORIA — Formerly of Lochans and Stranraer, aged 83, wife of the late Jack Oliver. Passed away on 2nd June, 2018 in hospital in Cheshire. Her family and many friends will greatly miss her sunny smile and kind and gentle ways. Funeral service took place on 14th June, 2018.
IN MEMORIAM
BLAIR — In memory of my beloved husband Richard Blair, died 24th June, 2012. Loved and remembered every day Forever in my heart. — Your loving wife Irene.
BOE — Our darling son, Stephen, was parted from us on 22nd June, 2001, age 30. There is always a face before us A voice we would love to hear A smile we will always remember Of a son we loved so dear Deep in our hearts lies a picture More precious than silver or gold It's a picture of our son Whose memory will never grow old. — Mum and Dad xx.
BOE — Fondest memories of my brother, Stephen, who passed away 22nd June, 2001. Everyday in some small way Memories of you come my way Though absent you are ever near Still missed, still loved and ever dear. — Love sister Angela x. Uncle Stephen Boe A leaf in our book of memories is gently turned today. — Nephews Stephen, Dean and Danni and great niece Ellie Rose xxxx.
CHALMERS — In loving memory of a dear son, brother and uncle William Thomas, who died 18th June, 2007. One gift you cannot buy That rare and true The gift of a wonderful Son Like the one we had in you. Always in our hearts. — Dad, Cathy, Katrina and Paul. When your beautiful heart stopped beating My heart just broke in two Knowing that here on earth There will never be another brother like you. — Claire, Jayson and Family.
FOWLES — Precious memories of a dear husband, dad, pappie and grandad, Thomas (Tommy), who died 18th June, 2017. We miss you now, our hearts are sore As time goes by we miss you more Your loving smile, your gentle face No one can fill your vacant place. — From your loving wife Angela and all the family x.
PATTERSON — In loving memory of a dear mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Jessie, died 20th June, 2008. Also remembering father John and brothers John and Wullie. When twilight hour draws near, And sunset frames the sky, We think of you, dear mother, And happy days gone by, Thoughts of you come drifting back, Within our dreams to stay, To know that you are resting, When the twilight ends the day. — Betty, Karen, Pablo, Robert, Yasmin and Chelsey.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
ADAMS — Geordie and the family of the late Mae Adams, would like to thank all relatives friends and neighbours for the cards, visits and kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Grateful thanks to the Galloway Hills Medical Practice for the care provided to Mae over the years and more recently from the staff at Newton Stewart Hospital. Sincerest thanks to the district nurses and Mears staff for their kindness and excellent care. Finally many thanks to Ian Broll for his professional funeral services. - 37 St. Couan's Place, Newton Stewart.
EAGLESHAM — Hazel, Kathleen, Craig and Craig would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, visits, flowers and kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Grateful thanks to Stranraer paramedics and to the support from Aileen and the McCaig family, Rev. Clare Burl for her kind ministrations and the North West Castle for the excellent catering. Thanks to everyone for their generous donations to Dumfries Neonatal Unit (£1568.98). Finally, to Frazer Hare Funeral Director for his kind, professional and caring services.
MCDOWALL — Logan, Eleanor and family would like to thank all relatives friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy and support in their recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to all at Glenapp Castle for all of their kindness, also the Rev. Stephen Ogston for his kind ministrations and Stuart McNeil for funeral arrangements. — 14 Blackpark view, Stranraer.
RORISON — The family would like to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy, cards and flowers following Robin's death. Grateful thanks too for the support and unfailing attention provided by Sandhead Surgery doctors, Galloway Hospital doctors and nursing staff and Marie Curie Dumfries and Galloway team. Sincere thanks to Rev. Mike Shepherd for his kind ministrations and to Frazer Hare for his professional services.
SILVER WEDDING
HANNAH — MILLS — At Stranraer Old Parish Church, on 19th June, 1993, Wendy to Phillip. — Present address “Weston”, Stair Street, Drummore. — Love from all the Family.