Birth, Deaths & Marriages

CARRICK-BUCHANAN OF DRUMPELLIER & CORSEWALL — Monday, 3rd December, 2018. A much loved Father of Angus and Sandy, Grandfather of Honor, Alice, Grace, William, James, Anna and Flora, father-in-law of Kate and Katie and husband to Julie for 54 years. A GOOD & KIND MAN. Donations if desired to the RNLI, funeral private and if wished flowers please to Corsewall. Enquiries: tel. 07815 897021.
FRASER — Peacefully at Belmont House Care Home, Stranraer, on Wednesday 5th December 2018, Alasdair W. Fraser, aged 87 years (formerly of Bower Drive, Old Minnigaff). Beloved husband of Elinor, dearly loved father, grandfather and uncle of the family. Funeral Service to which all friends are respectfully invited at Monigaff Parish Church, Minnigaff, on Thursday 13th December 2018 at 11.30am. Thereafter interment at Machermore Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Macmillan Cancer Support on retiral from church.
GALLOWAY — Peacefully at Cumloden Manor, Minnigaff, on Saturday, 8th December, 2018, Wallace Galloway, in his 96th year of The Haven, No 2 Bladnoch. Beloved husband of Belle Galloway (nee Edgar) and a much loved uncle of the family. Funeral service at Kirkinner Parish Church on Wednesday, 19th December, 2018, at 11.00am. Thereafter interment in Kirkinner Cemetery. All friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Crossroads will be accepted on retiral from church.
KENNEAVY — Suddenly on Saturday 1st December, 2018. James Kenneavy aged 79 years and Susan Kenneavy aged 65 years of 45 Stair Street, Drummore. A dearly loved Father and Mother, Granda and Granny, Great Granda and Great Granny of all the family. Funerals on Friday 14th December, 2018. Service to which all friends are respectfully invited in St Medan's Church, Drummore at Thereafter Private. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Local Emergency Services on retiral from church.
MCCREATH — Peacefully at home on Monday, 3rd December, 2018, Ian McCreath, in his 92nd year, of Newtonhill Farm, Kirkinner. A much loved husband of Nancy, a dear father and grandfather of the family. Funeral Private.
PICKLES — Peacefully at Thorney Croft, Stranraer on Sunday 9th December, 2018. John Pickles aged 93 years formerly of New Luce. Beloved husband of the late Sandra. Funeral on Wednesday 19th December, 2018. Service in New Luce Village Hall at 1.00 pm. Thereafter to New Luce Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited.
COWEN — Helen who died 11th December, 2003. Sadly missed, forever loved. — Kevin, Jodi and Family
GORMAN — In loving memory of a much loved mum, Elma, who died 11th December, 2013. The happy hours we once enjoyed mum How sweet their memory still But losing you has left a space This world can never fill. — Mandy and Graeme.
JOHNSTON — In loving memory of our beloved Mum, Jessie, died 14th December, 2015; also our beloved Dad, William, died 28th November, 1982. Forever in our hearts. — Linda, Mary, Ross and The Boys.
LOWE — In loving memory of my mum, Betty, who died 7th December, 1995 also dad, Eric, who died 31st July, 2010. I will always love yous. — Your loving daughter Agnes.
MCCOLM — Precious memories of my dear husband, father and grandfather, Eric, died 14th December, 2000. ‘Till we meet again. — Violet, Roger, Nicola, Tracy and Reece.
MCCULLOCH, JIM — In loving memory of my dear dad, who died 16th December, 1998. The years slip past The memories of you never fade Always in my thoughts. — Your loving son Jim.
MCDEVITT — In loving memory of my darling son, Peter, who died 12th December, 1980. I am sending a dove to Heaven With a parcel on its wings Be careful when you open it It's full of beautiful things Inside are a million kisses Wrapped in a million hugs To say how much I love and miss you And send you all my love Love you to the moon and back — Love from Mum. My two angels in Heaven Peter and Paddy R.I.P. xx
MONTEITH — In loving memory of our dear mother, Lola, who died 16th December, 1985, and our dear father, Billy who died 23rd August, 1986. Too great their love to forget. — From Katie, Iain and Family. You meant so very much to us, There is nothing we can say, But Love is there within our hearts As we think of you each day. — Inserted by Lennie and Leonnie. Always in our hearts And never forgotten. — from Senga, Andy and Family. Sorely missed. — Matthew. Also remembering our brothers Billy, John and Lennie, Happy Birthday (The Bear) on the 16th December. Never forgotten. — The Family xx.
NICHOLSON — In loving memory of our mother, Hattie (née McCormick), died 6th December, 2006 and also our father, Thomas, died 25th December, 1957. Always in our thoughts. — Alma, Hattie, Liz and Tom.
PATERSON — In loving memory of a dear husband, father and grandfather, Billy, who died 15th December, 1999. In our hearts your memory is kept To love and cherish and never forget. — From your loving wife, Martha xx. Also Carol and Family x and Jim and Family x.
REED — In treasured memories of a beloved son and brother, David, lost to us on the 15th December, 1993. A brave Soldier A long time ago you were lost from our view, A pale king of the sunset, fated were you, It's like yesterday, yet time has moved on, We miss you still although you are gone. You're memorised now, Treasured in a place dear and true, Always and forever, kept in our heart are you. — Mum and Kat.
TORBET— In loving memory of Andy Torbet, husband, father, papa and great papa, who died 10th December, 2013. Sadly missed and loved by all the family. — Bunty.
CANNON — The family of the late Mona Cannon would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for all the kind expressions of sympathy, cards and flowers received in their recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to the staff at Newton Stewart Hospital for all their care and attention. Rev. Eric Boyle for his words of comfort, to everyone who kindly donated to Cancer Research UK and Alex McCleary for funeral arrangements.
DAVIDSON — Kurt would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy received in his recent sad bereavement. Doctors and Nurses of the Galloway Community Hospital and all home carers for all their care and kindness. Rev Stephen Ogston for kind ministrations, Corner Pocket for catering and Stuart McNeil for excellent professional services.
MCCORMICK — John, Kate and family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy and support in their recent sad bereavement, also all staff at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary and home carers for all their kindness, the Rev. Pam Bellis for kind ministrations and Stuart McNeil for funeral arrangements.