Birth, Deaths & Marriages

BIRTHS
MCELROY — Mark and Emma (née Kyle) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their beautiful daughter, Aila Grace on Thursday 10th October at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow. First grandchild for Bobby and Wendy Kyle, Stranraer and second for Jim and Grainne McElroy, Belfast.
ROBINSON — Chris and Vicky are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their son, Jack Thomas Robinson, on Monday 7th October 2019. A first grandchild for Thomas and Ellen Wilson, and Ian Robinson and Gillian Dunsmore.
DEATHS
MCCLYMONT — Peacefully, at Cumloden Manor Nursing Home, on Tuesday 8th October 2019, Nancy McClymont aged 79 years, of Anvil Cottage, 16 Main Street, Whauphill. A beloved wife of the late William (Dosh) McClymont, a loving mother of Steven. Funeral on Wednesday 30th October 2019, service in Kirkinner Parish Church, at 1.00 p.m. thereafter to Kirkinner Cemetery.All friends are respectfully invited, family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Riverside Day Centre, will be accepted on retiral from the service.
MCINTYRE — Peacefully at Newton Stewart Hospital, on Friday 11th October 2019, Beatrice McIntyre aged 85 years, of Glenauld, Maxwell Drive, Newton Stewart. A much loved wife of Colin McIntyre and the late Joe Pearce, a loving mother, grandma and great-grandma to the family. Funeral on Tuesday 29th October 2019. Service in All Saints Church, Challoch, at 10.30am thereafter to Roucan Loch Crematorium, Dumfries, at 3.00 p.m. to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to All Saints Church, will be accepted on retiral from the service.
MCMASTER — Peacefully at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary on Friday 11th October, 2019. James (Jim) Matthew McMaster aged 53 years of Knocknain Farm, Leswalt. Dearly loved son of Effie and the late Allan McMaster and a much loved brother of Ian and uncle of the family. Funeral on Monday 21st October, 2019. Service in Leswalt Church at 12.00.noon. Thereafter to Leswalt Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited, family flowers only please, donations if desired to Headways on retiral from church.
NICHOL — Peacefully at Newton Stewart Hospital, on Friday 4th October 2019, Caroline Nichol, aged 85 years, of Bala-Cloiche, Cumloden Road, Minnigaff. A much loved wife of the late William (Bill) Nichol, also a devoted mother, of Jim, Carol and the late Alan and a loving granny and great-granny of the family. Funeral on Thursday 17th October 2019, service in Monigaff Parish Church at 12.00 noon, thereafter to Machermore Cemetery, all friends are respectfully invited, family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired, to Newton Stewart Hospital, will be accepted on retiral from the service.
RITCHIE, VERONICA — Peacefully at Ayr Hospital on Saturday 5th October 2019. Veronica Ritchie (née Smith) RGN RSCN SCM, aged 77 years. Wife of the late James Ritchie. Much loved sister, sister-in-law, aunt & great aunt of the family. Funeral will take place at Masonhill Crematorium on Monday 21st October 2019 at 12 noon, to which all friends are respectfully invited. Family flowers only please but donations may be made, if desired, to Alzheimer Scotland.
IN MEMORIAM
COSH — In loving memory of Babs, who died on 21st October, 2005. Hamba Kahle Make — Jim and Richard.
ELLIS — In loving memory of a dear wife and mum, Valerie, who died 12th October, 2017. Every day in some small way We miss you more than words can say In our hearts you will always stay Loved and remembered every day. — From your loving husband Robert xx. While you dear mum rest and sleep Your loving memory we'll always keep Always remembered. — From your loving family xx.
LOWE, MARY — In loving memory of a dear mother and grandmother, died 19th October, 2018. One year has passed since you left Although I cannot see you I feel your presence near I hold you close in memory Till I drop my very last tear. — Your loving son John and only granddaughter Remi.
LOWE, MARY — In memory of a wee sister, died 19th October, 2018. One year has passed Never thought I'd lose you But here I am standing alone Without you by my side We're sisters for life. — Your loving sister Agnes.
MONTEITH — Treasured memories of a loving partner, father and granda, Lennie, who died 17th October, 2017. No time to say goodbye, My memories of our happy times are treasured. And will never fade You were always there for me And loved me till the end. As long as there are memories You will always live on in my heart. Forever in my heart. — Love Myvonne. We miss you each and ever day, Always in our hearts and minds. — Love Leonnie, Sarah-Lou, Cameron, Sophie, Ty, Lola and Maya xx.
MONTEITH — In loving memory of my wee brother, Lennie (Bear), died 17th October, 2017. I loved you in life as I do in death My heart is broke and life will never be the same without you. Sending all my love to you Miss you forever. — Your big sis Katie xxx.
MONTEITH — In loving memory of my big brother, Lennie (Bear), died 17th October, 2017. Brother the night you left I didn't get to say goodbye, The pain hurts more each day. I love you to the moon and back 50 million times. —Love Sissy x.
MONTEITH — In loving memory of a dear brother, Lennie (Bear) who died 17th October, 2017. Loved and remembered every day. — Mark.
WILSON, ELIZABETH (NETTIE) — In loving memory of a dear wife and mother, died 17th October, 2014. Our memories of you will last us our whole life through A love so good A love so true That's the memories we have of you. — Love Danny and Family.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
HARDIE — The family of the late Sadie Hardie would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, flowers and kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Doctors, Nurses and staff of the Galloway Community Hospital and Rainbow Carers for their care and kindness. The Rev Pam Bellis for kind ministrations, Craignelder Hotel for catering and Stuart McNeil for professional funeral arrangements.
LINDSAY — The family of the late Johnny Lindsay would like to thank all relatives and friends for their expressions of sympathy and cards. Donations received to St Ninians Priory Church in their recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to Galloway Community Hospital and Local District Nurses for their special care. Rev. Alex Currie for his kind ministrations, The Steam Packet Inn for catering, and to Forsyth Galloway of James Hawthorn Undertakers for professional service.
LOVE — Alex and the family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the many cards, flowers, calls and messages of sympathy received during their recent sad loss. Many thanks to Alex McCleary for excellent and professional funeral arrangements, Stuart Farmes for his comforting words, the Cree Inn for catering and Tammy's Sweet Stems for the flowers, to everyone who attended the funeral service and kindly donated the sum of £374 for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. To the ambulance service and DGRI for their care and kindness. Sally will be sorely missed.
MACGREGOR — Frank and Neil wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the cards, flowers and support received following the death of their dad Francis. Sincere thanks to all staff in the Dalrymple and Garrick Wards for their care and kindness. Rev. Stephen Ogston for his kind ministrations at Luce Valley Church and Roucan Loch. The Caledonian Hotel for catering and Frazer Hare for excellent, professional funeral arrangements. Grateful thanks to all who attended dad's funeral and gave donations in his memory, the sum of £1500.00 was raised for the Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institute (R.S.A.B.I.) and the British Heart Foundation. - Miltonise and Clarencefield.
MURRAY — The family of the late Rose Murray, would like to thank most sincerely all relatives, friends and neighbours, for many kind expressions of sympathy, with cards and flowers received in their recent sad bereavement. Many thanks to the Paramedics for all their support, special thanks to Ian Latta for his most comforting service and to all who attended the service, special thanks to Ian Broll for his most caring and compassionate funeral arrangements. - The Smithy, Longcastle, Whauphill.
STEWART, MACPHERSON JOHN — The family would like to express their sincere thanks to all relatives and friends for cards and flowers received and also those for attending the service in which £760.05 was donated for Riverside Day Centre. A warm thanks to Newton Stewart Hospital for professionalism and care. Many thanks to the Creebridge House Hotel for refreshments and finally a special thanks to Rev. Edward Lyons.