George C. Dunnett

It is with great sadness we announce the very sudden passing of George Coghill

Dunnett on Friday 21st May 2021 aged 67 years. Loving partner of Fiona.

Devoted husband to the late Alison.  Dearly loved dad to George and

Sinclair. Father-in-law to Julie and Veronica. Much loved grandad to Kieran, Declan, Hannah, Jessica, and Findlay. Cherished brother, brother-in-law, uncle, cousin, and friend to so many. He will be very sadly missed.

Donald Mason 

With dignity and in peace Donald (Don) Mason B.E.M, DSO Bar, DFC, Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur passed away in the tender care of Pentland View Care Home on Friday 28th May aged 100 years old. Beloved husband of the late Lillian, much loved father of Elaine, Peter and Robert and father-in-law to John, Yvonne and Catherine. A dear brother and Uncle and a fabulous Grandad, Great Grandad and Great-Great Grandad. He was blessed to have so many friends and acquaintances from near and far. We will never see his like again and he will be sadly missed.

Regrettably due to COVID restrictions the funeral will be private, but for anyone wishing to pay their last respects to Don the cortege will be leaving Ormlie Lodge Service Rooms at approximately 11.30 a.m., on Tuesday 8th June and travel down Princes Street, Sir John’s Square and Sir George Street, and onwards to Thurso cemetery. 

At his request family flowers only.  Donations if desired can be given to the RAF Benevolent Fund via a tribute page -https://donaldmason.muchloved.com/

Ian Paterson

Peacefully in Raigmore Hospital on 2nd June 2021, Ian, aged 66 years, of 12a Queens Court, Thurso. Dearly loved brother of Catherine, Norman, Fiona and Sandy, much loved uncle of Aimee and devoted great uncle to Jamie and Kenzie and much loved by all other family.

Private cremation.

William Farmer

Peacefully in his home on Thursday 3rd June 2021, William (Billy) aged 82 years, of 8 Hillhead Road, Wick, beloved husband of Joan, much loved dad of Wendy and Fiona, devoted grandad of Chloe, Tyler, Emily and Oscar the dog.  A dear father-in-law of Ian, and a dearly loved brother, uncle and friend.  Family flowers only please but donations if desired may be given in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Regrettably due to current restriction the funeral is private.

Janet McLean (Jessie)

Peacefully in Caithness General Hospital on Sunday 6th June 2021, Janet (Jessie) aged 90 years, of 46 Queens Terrace, Thurso. Beloved wife of the late Billy, much loved mum of Donald, Raymond, Colin, Brian and the late William and Alan.  A dear mother-in-law and a loving granny and great-granny.

Family flowers only please but donations if desired may be given in aid of Caithness General Hospital.  Regrettably due to current restrictions the funeral is private.

Craig Banks

It is with heavy hearts we announce the sad passing on Sunday 6th June 2021 of Craig James Mackay Banks, aged just 33 years, of Ormlie Crescent, Thurso and formerly of Keiss.

Much loved and cherished husband to Rebecca. A doting daddy to Maisie and Chloe. A loving son of Colin and Susan and a much-loved brother to Ewan and Rhuaridh. A very dear son-in-law, brother-in-law, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend to many.

Regrettably due to current restrictions the funeral service must be private. For anyone wishing to pay their last respects there will be an opportunity to do so at the football pitch in Keiss where the cortege will leave from at 6pm on Tuesday 15th June and then we will travel via Castletown to the funeral service in Ormlie Lodge, Thurso. We encourage bright colours and football tops to be worn. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired may be given through the go fund me page //gofund.me/921701c6

Robert Farquhar

Peacefully in Dunbar Hospital on Wednesday 9th June 2021, Robert, of Old School, Stanstill (treasurer of the Caithness Vintage Tractor Club) Much loved husband of Isobel, dearly loved dad of Marcus, dear father-in-law of Lorna and devoted grandad to Jess and Jim.  A dear uncle of Kathleen and a respected foster dad and friend to many.  Regrettably, due to current restrictions the funeral is private.  Flowers may be given at the service or donations if desired in aid of Caithness General and Dunbar Hospital.

Rosaline Beryl Sutherland

Peacefully in Pentland View Care Home on Monday 14th June 2021, Rosaline Beryl, aged 85 years, formerly of Sigurd Road, Thurso.  Beloved wife of the late Sandy, much loved mum of Jim and Ros, a loving nana and great-granny.  A dear friend to many.  Regrettably due to current restrictions the funeral is private.

George Mackay

Peacefully at Benachie surrounded by his family on the 16th June 2021, George Alexander Mackay, 84 years. Husband to Betty, dad to Maureen, Audrey and Fiona, father in law to Donnie, Grandad to James & Emma, Hannah, Connor and Katie, Great Grandad to Stan, Edie & Jesse-Rae and a friend to many.
Due to COVID restrictions the service will be private.  At his request, family flowers only.

Kathleen Tulloch

Suddenly but peacefully in Caithness General Hospital on Thursday 17th June 2021, Kathleen Chivas,  aged 85 years, (retired teacher Pennyland School) of 4 Heathfield Road, Thurso. Dearly loved sister of Charles, Pat and the late Myra and Janetta. A dear sister-in-law of Betty, much loved aunt to Karen, Paul and Derek and great aunt to Calvin and Conan.  Regrettably due to current restrictions the funeral will be private.

Christine Munro

Suddenly but peacefully in her home 27 St Clair Avenue, Scrabster on Friday 18th June 2021, Christine (nee Munro) aged 65 years.  Beloved wife of William (Wing) much loved mum of William and Dee and Williams partner Laura, a devoted granny of Will and Robbi.  A dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend to many.  Family flowers only please but donations if desired may be given in aid of North Highland Cancer Information and Support Centre.  Regrettably due to current restrictions the funeral will be private.  For anyone wishing to pay their respects the cortege will leave 27 St Clair Avenue, Scrabster on Thursday 24th June at 1.30 p.m.