Birth, Deaths & Marriages

DEATHS
MCCLYMONT — Peacefully at Newton Stewart Hospital on Wednesday 30th October, 2019. Margaret McClymont aged 90 years of 4 Millburn Court, Stranraer. Beloved daughter of the late Catherine and David McClymont, loving sister of the late Mary and Catherine. A much loved aunt, great aunt and great great aunt of all the family. Funeral on Friday 8th November, 2019. Service in Stranraer High Kirk at 11.30.am. Thereafter to Portpatrick Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited, family flowers only please, donations if desired to Newton Stewart Hospital on retiral from church.
PARKER — Peacefully at Thorney Croft Stranraer on Wednesday 30th October, 2019. Alberta Sisi DaPrato aged 82 years of 2 Millbank Road, Stranraer. Beloved wife of the late George Parker. Dearly loved mother of Maureen and mother in law of Tommy. Funeral on Thursday 7th November, 2019. Service in St. Joseph's R.C. Church at 10.00.am. Thereafter to Glebe Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited, family flowers only please, donations if desired to Alzheimer Scotland on retiral from church.
STEWART — Peacefully at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary on Thursday 31st October, 2019. Teena McCrorie aged 75 years of 39 Culhorn Road, Stranraer. Beloved wife of Ian Stewart, dearly loved mother of Julie and Ian and mother in law of Steve. Cremation Service was on Tuesday 5th November, 2019.
TREW — Peacefully at the Galloway Community Hospital on Sunday 20th October 2019, Sarah Trew, aged 87 years of 13F Sheuchan Street, Stranraer. Beloved Wife of the late Robert Trew. Dearly loved Mother, Granny and great Granny of the family.
IN MEMORIAM
ARMSTRONG — In loving memory of a dear husband, father and granda, John, who died November 10, 2006. Wishing today as I wished before That God could have spared you many years more In my heart your memory is kept To love and cherish and never forget. — From your loving wife Joyce and family.
BULL — In loving memory of a dear mum and nana, Mary, died 9th November, 2005; also remembering our dear sister Mary (Kerr) who died 5th November, 2015. To those who have a mum Love her while you may Because we wish with all our hearts Our mum was here today. — Your loving daughter Nancy and Family. Your life was a blessing Your memory a treasure You are loved beyond words And missed beyond measure. — Daughter Betty and Family. Your presence we miss Your memory we treasure Loving you always Forgetting you never. — Your loving son Wullie and Connor. My lips cannot tell how I miss her, My heart cannot tell what to say. God alone knows how I miss her In a home that is lonesome today. — Christine and Family xxxx.
GRAHAM — In loving memory of my dear brother, John, died 12th November, 2009, aged 50 years. Sudden and tragic was that day When all was lost But you lived your life your way. Sadly missed. — Alex, 22 Dalrymple Court.
KARGILL — Cherished memories of a dear father and grandfather James, died 10th November, 1989. As we loved you so we miss you In our memory you are near Loved remembered longed for always As it dawns another year — Margaret-Anne and Deborah xx.
MARTIN — In loving memory of Joe, a dear husband and father, who died November 11th, 1973. Memories keep him ever near As life unfolds another year. — Fondly remembered by his wife Rita and sons, Billy and Family, Gretna and Brian and Family, Lanark.
MCSKIMMING — In loving memory of my dear mother, Molly, who died on the 7th November, 2017. Today's the anniversary Of the day I lost you And for a time it felt as though My life had ended too. But loss has taught me many things And now I face each day With hope and happy memories To help me on my way. And though I'm full of sadness That you're no longer here Your influence still guides me And I still feel you near. What we shared will never die It lives within my heart Brings strength and comfort While we are apart. Sadly you are missed but never forgotten. — Son Gordon.
SHAW — In loving memory of a dear dad, James, died 10th November, 1972 and a dear mam, Janet, died 17th November, 1985; also daughter Flo, died 13th October, 2011. Never will be forgotten. — Norman and Family.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
MACPHERSON — Tina and the family of the late Fred MacPherson would like to thank all the staff at Galloway Community Hospital, Lochree Medical Practice, District Nurses, Carers and Marie Curie Nurses for all their help over the last few months and years. The level of care and compassion shown by everyone involved has been outstanding and is much appreciated. Thanks also to Frazer Hare and staff for kind and efficient funeral arrangements and to the Rev Jeff McCormick for conducting a personalised and appropriate celebration of Fred's life. The support of neighbours and friends in Cairnryan and Stranraer is very much appreciated and it was lovely to see so many at the funeral service. The amount of £512 was raised for Marie Curie Nurses.
MCCLYMONT – Steven and the family of the late Nancy McClymont, would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards received and kind messages of support following their recent bereavement, special thanks to Newton Stewart Hospital and Cumloden Manor Nursing Home for all their care, to all who attended the service and gave donations to which £220.21 was raised in Nancy's memory, also to the Rev Jeff Mead for his kind ministrations and to the Bladnoch Inn for the catering, also to Ian Broll for the efficient funeral arrangements. - Anvil Cottage,16 Main Street, Whauphill.
MCINTYRE — Colin and the family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours, for cards and kind expressions of sympathy and support received in their recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to all staff at the Galloway Community and Newton Stewart Hospitals and to Mears Carers for their care and kindness to Beatrice. Our thanks to the Rev. Stephen Hazlett and the Rev. Canon Nigel Newton for their kind ministrations at All Saints Church, Challoch and Roucan Loch Crematorium. To all who attended the funeral service a magnificent sum of £453.00 donated to All Saints Church, Challoch. Thank you to the Creebridge Hotel for their hospitality and special thanks to Ian Broll for excellent and professional funeral arrangements. - Glenauld, Maxwell Drive, Newton Stewart.
STEEL — The family of the late Robert (Bob) Steel would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for kind expressions of sympathy, cards and flowers received in their recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to all the Home Carers, Rev George Fiddes for his kind ministrations, to everyone who kindly donated to SSAFA - The Armed Forces Charity (£239.68), the Craignelder Hotel for catering and finally to Frazer Hare for professional services.