Dumfries & Galloway Standard : 2021-01-22



4 www.dumfriesan­dgalloways­tandard.co.uk 22.1.2021 CHESNEY PATERSON ALISON AULD SHANKLAND DODDS DAVID Suddenly, at his home, 30 Merse Road, Kirkcudbri­ght, on Thursday 14th January 2021, David Chesney. Service will take place at St Cuthbert's Churchyard on Thursday 28th January 2021 at 2.00p.m. Due to present circumstan­ces funeral is private. Anyone wishing to pay their respects to David may do so when the cortege leaves 30 Merse Road, Kirkcudbri­ght at 1.45p.m. and travels through Kirkcudbri­ght and up to St Cuthbert's Churchyard. Family flowers only please but if desired, donations for Diabetes UK Research will be accepted by Osborne Funeral Directors, 41 Castle Street, Kirkcudbri­ght, DG6 4JD. Alastair William Mrs Elizabeth Paterson and family thank family, friends and neighbours for their many cards, flowers, kind thoughts and messages of sympathy received, following the sad loss of Alastair. Special thanks go to Ted Hills for piping his departure from Dryfemount and to Fraser for piping at the Church and cemetery, as well as Jeff Brown for his support and lovely, intimate family service and to Barbara Lewis for playing his favourite hymns and Scot's songs. Grateful thanks go to the staff at Dryfemount Home for their great care of Alastair over his four year stay and for their efforts so that Beth could pay her last respects. Also to the team of funeral directors within the Dignity group, for their support and guidance through this difficult time. Finally, thanks to all who came to pay their last respects and to all who lined the route. George The family of the late George Shankland wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind messages of sympathy, cards and flowers received in their recent sad loss. A special thanks to the Rev. Eric Dempster for his words of comfort and to the staff at D&GRI and the community nurses for their care and support. Also, a huge thankyou to all in our community who stood out and lined the streets to pay their respects. Avril On the 14th January 2021, peacefully at Dumfries Infirmary, Avril Wright Dodds, nee Wardhaugh, of Annan Road, Dumfries, beloved wife of Jack Dodds, loved aunt of Glynis and Brian and great aunt of Aaron and Kieran, and a good friend to many. Due to current circumstan­ces funeral will be private, however, for those who wish to pay their respects, the cortege will leave St Michael's Church at approximat­ely 11.30am on Wednesday 27th January, via Craigs Road, Georgetown Road, Annan Road to a private burial. Doreen On the 19th January 2021, peacefully at Goldielea Care Home, Doreen Barrett Alison, nee Cook, beloved wife of the late Eric, and much loved mum of Nigel and Andrew. Funeral private. James (Jim) In loving memory of Jim, dear husband, dad, father-in-law and granda died 25 January 2020. No longer in our life to share but in our hearts he's always there. Linda, Steven, Laura, Chloe, Susan, Mark & Matthew xxxxxxx Since 1862, our family business has served the people of Dumfries with compassion, care and affordable prices. BALLOCH Alfred On the 14th January 2021, peacefully at Dumfries Infirmary, Alfred (Alfie) Balloch, (Retired Prison Officer), aged 76 years, of Ashfield Drive, Dumfries. Beloved husband of the late Connie, loving father and father-in-law of Christine and Mark, much loved papa of David, Seonaid and Karen and a dear brother. GRIERSON Richie In loving memory of Richie Grierson who died 27th January 2019 peacefully in his sleep Let us help tailor a funeral plan to suit your needs. In our hearts you will always stay, loved and remembered every day. Call 01387 253518 www.jardinefun­erals.co.uk Sadly missed by Mother, Father, and all the family. HENDERSON Helen On the 18th January 2021, peacefully at Crosshill Nursing Home, County Durham, Helen Henderson, nee Moffat, formerly of Mabie Court, Dumfries. Beloved wife of the late Duncan and a dearly loved mother of Stella and Angela. Due to current circumstan­ces the funeral will be private. MacDONALD Margaret (nee McBrearty) 22/01/2019 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. Bill, Mark, Laura and family. Due to the current restrictio­ns the funeral is private. Donations can be given directly to the Alexandra Unit at Dumfries infirmary in memory of Alfie. CROSSLEY John Pagan & Son Funeral Directors John At home on January 10th 2021, John leaves his wife, five children and six grandchild­ren. Funeral will take place on 25th January. Anyone wanting to share stories of John, please email his wife Christine on nelliedips­tick@yahoo. co.uk . BATEY John On the 14th January 2021 suddenly but very peacefully at home, John Blower Batey (formerly of Elopak and Henry Schein) aged 72 years of Lochaber Walk, Dumfries, much loved husband of Anne, amazing dad of Joanne, John and Carrie and a cherished papa, great papa, brother, uncle and friend to many. Due to current circumstan­ces funeral private. KINGSTREE Graeme On the 12th January 2021, peacefully at the Alexandra Unit, Dumfries Infirmary, Graeme Kingstree, aged 61 years, of Terregles Road, Dumfries. Beloved son of the late Dorothy and Gordon, much loved brother of Janis, Gordon, Ian, Kevin and Martin, loved partner of Fiona and a dear uncle and friend. Due to the current restrictio­ns the cortege will leave from the Chapel of Rest, Terregles Street on the 26th January at 12.30pm, going via Terregles Road, Maxwelltow­n Station Road onto a private funeral. Donations if desired can be given directly to the Alexandra Unit in memory of Graeme. GLEN Annie Margaret Reid Jimmy and his family would like to thank all friends and neighbours for the kind expression­s of sympathy, cards and flowers received on their recent sad loss of Margaret. A special thanks to the Rev. Mhairi Wallace for her support and words of comfort and to Rory for piping at the Church and Graveyard. Also, many thanks to all of the people who lined the route of the cortege between Parkgate and Tinwald Parish Church to pay their respects. DAWSON Our Dumfries Funeral Directors can provide a meaningful funeral now for your family & an additional memorial or commemorat­ive service later once everyone can be together again. Ronald (Rocky) Peacefully at Goldielea Nursing home on Saturday 16th January 2021 aged 85 years. A loving husband to Margaret, a devoted Dad, Grandad and Greatgrand­ad. Will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Funeral service private due to current restrictio­ns 104 Annan Road Dumfries DG1 3EQ Call us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 01387 254016 johnpagan@dignityfun­erals.co.uk BEVERIDGE Margaret On the 15th January 2021, peacefully at Dumfries Infirmary, Margaret Beveridge, aged 86 years, of Nithsdale Mills, Dumfries, beloved wife of the late George, loving mum of George, Alex and Christine, and a much loved granny. loving Leave a tribute online completely free of charge BILLY & LYNETTE GRAHAM DICKSON Congratula­tions on your RUBY WEDDING ANNIVERSAR­Y!! Jean Newbigging After a short illness, peacefully in the DGRI on Friday 15th January 2021. Wife of the late Thomas Dickson, Mother of Marean and Susan, Granny to Steven, Kallum and Hamish. Jean will be sadly missed. Private funeral will be held. LITTLE Married on the 23rd January 1981 at the Crichton Church, Dumfries Norman The family of the late Norman would like to thank all who attended at Closeburn & New Cemetery. Thanks to DGRI & Lochmaben Hospitals for all their care and attention during his illness. Much thanks to Matt Steele at John Pagan & Son for the funeral arrangemen­ts and for the fitting service for Norman at the graveside Due to current restrictio­ns, the funeral is private. Lots of love from Erin, Robyn, Kiel, Noah & Harper Xxxx TORRANCE John On the 11th January 2021, suddenly at his home, John Torrance, aged 71 years, of Catherinef­ield Court, Locharbrig­gs, Dumfries, dearly loved husband of Roslyn (Rose), and a dear brother-in-law, uncle and friend. LUKE TEMPLETON & JENNIFER ARMSTRONG Due to current restrictio­ns, the funeral is private. The marriage has taken place on December 17th 2020 in Wanaka, New Zealand of Luke Andrew, elder son of Vaughan and Megan Templeton, Riverton, South Island, New Zealand and Jennifer Grace, only daughter of Robert and Alison Armstrong, Langbarns, Kirkcudbri­ght. 4.7 million Search over notices today on any device, anytime funeral-notices.co.uk Visit: Announce, share and remember forever