Birth, Deaths & Marriages

DEATHS
AGNEW — Peacefully at home on Friday 12th July, 2019. Robert (Rab) Agnew, aged 72 years of Bridge Cottage, Planting End, Dunragit, beloved husband of Maggie Magee, dearly loved father of Kirsty, much loved papa of Demi-Leigh, Dylan and the late Alysha. Funeral on Friday 19th July, 2019. Service in Inch church at 12.00.noon. Thereafter to Inch cemetery. All friends respectfully invited, family flowers only please, donations if desired in aid of Galloway Community Hospital on retiral from church.
GORDON — Peacefully at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary on Wednesday 10th July 2019, Peter James Murdoch Gordon, aged 76 years. Dearly loved son of the late John and Maggie, husband of Jeanie, father of Lance and Craig and grandfather of Logan. Funeral Service to which all friends are respectfully invited, in Penninghame St Johns Church, Newton Stewart, on Tuesday 30th July 2019, at 12.30 p.m. Thereafter interment at Wigtown Top Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired on retiral from church.
MCTEIR — Peacefully at Thorney Croft, Stranraer on Tuesday 9th July, 2019. Matilda Jane McTeir aged 85 years. Formerly of 5 Dalrymple Terrace, Stranraer. Dearly loved daughter of the late James and Jeannie McTeir. Funeral on Wednesday 24th July, 2019. Service in Luce Valley Church Glenluce at 11.00.am. Thereafter to Newton Stewart Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited.
VALLANCE — Suddenly on Tuesday 9th July 2019, Robert Kennedy Vallance (Robbie) passed away peacefully at home. Devoted son of Irene Skinner and the late Robert Vallance and brother of Marion. A private funeral was held in Ballaghaderreen, Ireland.
IN MEMORIAM
AGNEW — In loving memory of David French Agnew (40p), died 19th July, 2015. Four years has passed since that sad day When my uncle was called away God took him home to rest For he was one of the best. Always in our thoughts. — Love Linda, Michael and Shannon.
HASTIE ROBERT (RAB) — In loving memory of a dear dad, died 16th July, 2013. You are missed so very much dad We often sit and think about The years that have passed by And of the happiness and joy That was shared by you and us We think of all the laughter The smiles and all the fun And before we even knew it Our tears have once again begun For although it brings us comfort To walk down memory lane It reminds us how without you Life has never been the same. We love and miss you always. — Joyce, Robert and Ann.
HASTIE ROBERT (RAB) — Grandad, we never ask for miracles But today just one would do To watch the front door open And to see our grandad walk through. Love you always. — Maxwell, Rodney, Gareth, Margaret, Peter and Jordan.
MCLEAN, JESSIE — Treasured memories of a dear granny, who died 21st July, 1999. Remembering you is easy We do it every day. But missing you is the heartache that never goes away. — Colin, Grace, Alex, Helen, Alan, Zoe, Druchtag, Port Willliam.
PARKER — In loving memory of Ronnie Parker, formerly of Lochans, died 16th July, 2018. We all miss him and loved him dearly. — His beloved wife, son, three daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildern.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
CLARK — The family of the late John Clark wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the many flowers, cards and messages received. Thanks also to all at the Lochree Practice, District Nurses and staff at the Galloway Community Hospital for their excellent care. Special thanks to the carers at Corsewall Home Care for the great kindness, care and compassion shown to John and tremendous support offered to Mary and Dawn. Thank you to John McNeil Funeral Directors and Robert Hogg for ensuring a beautiful celebration of his life. - Mary, Dawn and the boys “Lebona” Cairnryan Road.
HYSLOP — The family of the late Jennifer Hyslop would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the many cards and messages of sympathy received in their recent sad loss. Special thanks to the District Nurses whose support and care was invaluable and to Drew Brady for his comforting words. Thanks to the Creebridge House Hotel for the catering and to Alex McCleary Funeral Directors for their support and funeral arrangements.
MCMILLAN — Williamina and family 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 Thorney Croft for all their care and kindness. The Rev Clare Burl for kind ministrations, The Railway Inn for catering and Stuart McNeil for professional services.
OLIVER — Campbell and the family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind expressions of sympathy, cards and flowers received in their recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to all Staff of the Garrick Ward, Galloway Community Hospital for their care and attention, Rev Pam Bellis for her words of comfort, Craignelder Hotel for catering. Thanks to everyone for their generous donations to the Garrick Ward (£1051.56) and Frazer Hare and Staff for their care and professional funeral arrangements. — 49 St Ninians Avenue, Stranraer.
SCOTT — Tucker and family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards, flowers and kind expressions of sympathy received in their recent sad bereavement. Care Solutions for all their care and kindness. The Rev Pam Bellis for kind ministrations, Stranraer Football Club for catering and Stuart McNeil for professional services.
SLOAN — Eric and Neil would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours for the cards and flowers received following their recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to Crossroads Carers and Cumloden Manor Nusing Home, for all the care given to Eadie. Sincere thanks to Rev. Mike Binks for his lovely service and kind words and to all who gave donations to Cumloden Manor Nusing Home, also a big thank you to Ian Broll for his sincere and caring professional guidance with the funeral arrangements. - 5 Windsor Terrace, Newton Stewart.
ENGAGEMENT
WALES — WALKER — Both families are delighted to announce the engagement of Martin to Rosie, on 13th July, 2019.
GOLDEN WEDDING
MCNALLY — HANNAH — On 19th July, 1969 at Port William Parish Chuch by Rev. J. Heron, Alan to Margaret. Present address 60 Main St., Glenluce. Congratulations on 50 years together. — Lots of love from Davy, Anne and Kerr McNally.