Olivia Wardrop 

WARDROP William and Ruth (nee McQueen) are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their daughter Olivia, born on 27th March 2020. Special thanks to East Ayrshire Community Midwives and staff at Ayrshire Maternity Unit, Crosshouse Hospital.

Brodie Alexander Fadian

FADIAN Orla and Ben are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their baby brother, Brodie Alexander, on 8th April, 2020. A beautiful new son for Scott and Fiona (nee Marr) and grandson for John and Cathy Fadian, Denny, and Alex and Ruth Marr, Stirling. Sincere thanks to staff at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbert, for excellent care and attention.

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Cameron - Varani

CAMERON - VARANI Both families are delighted to announce the Engagement of Neil, younger son of John and Rhona Cameron, Glasgow Road, Kilmarnock, to Olivia Sarah, elder daughter of Ricardo and Jillian Varani, Dundonald Road, Kilmarnock.

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Gerald John Holdstock

HOLDSTOCK - Gerald John Aged 85 years, previously of Lenzie, died peacefully at the Beechwood Nursing Home, Wishaw, on 13th April 2020, father of Alastair, Christopher and the late Samantha, grandfather of Victoria, Andrew and Christopher, father-in-law of Elaine and Tracey. Former husband of Audrey. Funeral private. Family flowers only.

William Angus Dick

DICK - William Angus Peacefully passed away on Wednesday 8th April 2020 in the excellent loving care of Queens Manor Care Home, Edinburgh. Angus, aged 84 of Wishaw, Biggar High School and keen Curler in Hamilton and Edinburgh Rinks. Dearly loved husband of Moyra and much loved son-in-law and brother-in-law of Anne and Iain Coats, Motherwell. Private cremation will be held in Edinburgh at a later date.

Sheila Genders

GENDERS - Sheila Peacefully at home, on Sunday 12th April 2020, Sheila Genders (Medical Social Worker & Distinguished Member of Fereneze Golf Club). Loving daughter of the late Sydney and Mary (Moira), honorary aunt to Harvie and Hunter Milligan and their families.

Duncan C McPhee

McPHEE - Duncan C. (Edinburgh) Peacefully on Easter Day in the compassionate care of Lennox House, aged ninety-one, Duncan Cameron McPhee of Edinburgh. Beloved husband of Beth (née MacGregor), and a much loved father, grandfather and great-grandfather. A minister of the Church of Scotland serving in the charges of Dalrymple and Airdrie Broomknoll, as Clerk to the Presbytery of Hamilton, and as Secretary Depute to the Home Board. A wise and gracious friend to many.

Anna Alexander

ALEXANDER - Anna Anna, aged 88. Passed away peacefully at Burnlea Care Home, Largs, on 10th April 2020. Beloved wife of the late Frank and much loved stepmother to Frank, Eric and Kay.

(Stephen) Vincent Murray

MURRAY - (Stephen) Vincent, born Stevenston Passed peacefully on 12th April 2020, aged 80. Beloved father of Frances, Ann and Pauline with Una (née McConnell). Loving grandfather of Dani, Rachael, Hannah, Alexander, Carlota, Euan, Nicolas and Marco. Adored partner of Ann and papa to Lewis, Ethan, Kai, Rhianna, Abigail, Keir, Zach, Sean and Roan. Assistant head teacher at St Ninian's High School, Kirkintilloch, Labour Councillor for Cumbernauld, member of the board at Cumbernauld Theatre, long-standing member of The Unemployed Workers Centre, and leader of Recap non-profit. The family would like to especially thank Andrew and Frank. A memorial service to celebrate Vincent's life will be held when circumstances allow.

Alastair Henry Ross

ROSS - Alastair Henry Of Milngavie, formerly of Rossham Insurance Brokers, aged 87, passed away quietly on 10th April 2020 after a short illness. Much loved by his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Many thanks to Erskine Park Home who have looked after him so well and with such care. Funeral will be private.

Norman Scott

SCOTT - Norman Peacefully after a short illness, on Tuesday 14th April 2020, at home, aged 88, Norman, beloved husband of Myra, much loved father of Ann, Gordon, Sheila and Fiona, grandfather of Christopher, Donna, Melissa, Scott, Verena and Fraser, and a great-grandfather of Vinnie, Sonny, Charlie and Ettie. Respected former manager of The Royal Bank of Scotland in Glasgow. Will be sadly missed by all family members and friends. Due to current restrictions funeral arrangements will be private.

John Richard (Ricky) Tough

TOUGH - John Richard (Ricky) Peacefully after a long illness at home surrounded by his family, on Sunday 12th April 2020. Ricky, much loved husband of Marian, loving dad to Graham, Stuart and Alison, devoted Granda to his grandchildren Chloe, Scott and Charlotte. Due to the current circumstances, a private cremation shall take place at the Linn Crematorium, Glasgow. The family would like to thank everyone at the Beatson, the Hospice nurses, the District nurses and all who cared for him.

Dennis Garnett

GARNETT - Dennis Passed away peacefully at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary on Monday 13th April 2020, aged 87 years. Dennis, beloved husband of the late Doreen, dear father of Suzanne and Deborah, and father-in-law to Simon. Due to the present circumstances, a private family funeral will take place at Stirlingshire Crematorium on Wednesday 22nd April.

Gordon Graham Wylie

WYLIE - Gordon Graham Passed away peacefully at Springvale Care Home on Sunday 5th April 2020. Beloved husband, dad and papa. Due to the current situation a private family funeral service will be held. The family would like to thank all the staff at the care home for all their excellent care and attention.

Charles (Charlie) Neill

NEILL - Charles (Charlie) Peacefully at home on Saturday 4th April 2020, Charlie, beloved husband of the late Maureen, loving dad of Derek and Stewart, father-in-law of Andrea and Julie, much loved grandpa of Heather, Caoimhe and Jessica. In these difficult times a private family service will be held on Saturday 18th April 2020. We will hold a memorial celebration at a later date to celebrate Charlie's life. This will take place where all will be very welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate it if donations could be made to Cancer Research UK or Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland. Gone but not forgotten.

Sandra Riddel

RIDDEL - Sandra (nee MacRitchie) Passed away peacefully at Gartnavel General Hospital on 8th April 2020. Sandra, aged 87, much loved wife of the late John (Jock) Riddel and mother to the late Mairi, Stewart and John S.; Granny to Lauren and Katie and dearly loved sister of Katie and Ina. Due to current restrictions a private family and friends funeral will be held at the Western Necropolis on 21st April at 11am.

William (Bill) Bryce

BRYCE - William (Bill) Died peacefully at home aged 87 at Clober Farm, Milngavie on 13th April 2020. He was a devoted husband of Violet (Lyle) and adored Dad and Grandpa. A grumpy but very kind man who will be sorely missed by us all. Funeral for family only but a donation in his memory can be made to the Scottish SPCA.

Wilma Struthers

STRUTHERS - Wilma Peacefully at Biggart Hospital, Prestwick, on 9th April 2020, Wilma (nee Farquhar) in her 92nd year, formerly of Ramageton Farm. Beloved wife of David and cherished mum, grannie and great-grannie. Sadly missed by all.

George Ritchie

RITCHIE - George Peacefully at home on Wednesday 8th April 2020, after a long and courageous battle with Myeloma, George (formerly of Trerons and St Enoch Centre), much loved husband and best friend of Carmen, proud father of Brian and Derek, brother of Esmae, father-in-law to Louise and Jules, and special Grandpa to Lucy, Cameron and Katie. Due to the current restrictions funeral will be private.

Hamish Henry

HENRY - Hamish Peacefully at Erskine Glasgow Home; Hamish, dearly beloved husband of Carla, loved and loving father to Susan and Graeme, proud Grandpa of Ross and Jade and father-in-law of Andrew. Many thanks to the caring staff at Erskine who looked after Hamish so well. Funeral private due to virus. No flowers please donations in lieu to Erskine Glasgow.

Margaret Woodrow Fraser

FRASER - Margaret Woodrow Suddenly and peacefully at Ayr Hospital on 12th April 2020 in her 97th year. Beloved wife of the late Douglas Fraser, loving mother of Lynda and David and mother-in-law to Stuart and Alison. Devoted grandmother to Simon, Wendy, Pamela, Susannah, Gillian and Michael. Great-grandmother (Gigi) to Jamie, Susie, Robbie, Hugo, Izzy, Olivia, Thea, Rory, Lottie and Tilly. The family wish to thank the NHS doctors and staff at Ayr Hospital for their fantastic and sympathetic help and assistance. Private family funeral due to current restrictions but will have a celebration of her life at a later date.

Angela Dragosei

DRAGOSEI - Dr Angela Connolly/Dragosei On 7th April 2020, in hospital in Italy. Loving wife of Fabrizio and dear mother of Patrick, beloved sister of Rosemary, Stephen and Katie. Sadly missed by her family, friends and colleagues.

Federigo (Rigo) Capanni

CAPANNI - Federigo (Rigo) Peacefully, at home with his family on Easter Sunday, 12th April 2020, aged 93. Beloved husband of Anne (Connor), father of Paolo, Niccolo and Clare-Anne (Bruce), nonno of Sophie, Matthew, Alessandro and Francesca, and father-in-law to Kerry, Claire and Stephen. Former principal teacher of mathematics at Holyrood Secondary School, Glasgow. Due to the current pandemic, the Requiem Mass at St Matthew's, Bishopbriggs will be celebrated without a congregation. Interment at Cadder Cemetery, Bishopbriggs on Monday, 20th April 2020 will be restricted to close family members only. We hope that family and friends will join us in spirit on that day. A memorial mass will be held at a later date.

J Haldane Tait

TAIT - J. Haldane BL SSC (Edinburgh) Haldane, former Auditor of the Court of Session, died peacefully at home on Thursday 9th April 2020, aged 89. Very dearly loved and loving husband of Margaret, caring and much loved father of Margaret Anne (Matthews) and the late Colin. Wonderful grandad to Victoria, James and Cameron, father-in-law to Paul. Private burial on 22nd April with a celebration and commemoration of his life to be held at a later date.

Errol Crum

CRUM - Errol Peacefully at home on Friday 10th April 2020, having stoically endured lengthy ill-health, Thomas Graeme Crum, deeply loved husband of Vera, loved father of Richard and a loving grandpa to Georgia and Isaac, and a dear friend. Funeral Private. A Celebration of Graeme's life will be held at a later date.

William Spicer

SPICER - William Peacefully in Raigmore Hospital on Thursday 9th April 2020, William, of Nethy Bridge. Beloved husband of Jeanette and only son of the late Mr and Mrs William Spicer, Stewarton, Ayrshire. A private funeral service will take place on Monday 20th April. Enquiries to John Ross Funeral Services Ltd. 01479 872222 or

Annette Wallace

WALLACE - Annette At Oakbridge Care Home on Thursday 9th April 2020, Annette, much loved sister of Moira and brother-in-law of Sandy, proud and caring aunt of Jennifer and Karen. In light of present circumstances, a private family funeral will take place at Clydebank Crematorium on Thursday 23rd April at 11.30am.

Lora Margaret Green

GREEN - Lora Margaret (nee Mills) After a short illness in the wonderful care of the nursing staff at Cluny Lodge, Edinburgh on 13th April 2020, Lora aged 93, of Glasgow and Ayr, loving and adored wife of the late George, and much cherished mother of David and Lora Anne, dear mother-in-law and friend to many. She enriched our lives with the very best love, joy and laughter. Hugely missed, wonderful memories. Funeral service private due to current pandemic restrictions.

John Marshall (Jack) Dunlop

DUNLOP - John Marshall (Jack) Peacefully at home on 31st March 2020, Jack, beloved husband of Kay and the late Betty, much loved Dad of Kim, Debbie, Neil, Maurice, Andrew and the late Elizabeth and loving Grandfather and Babu of Karen, Rachael, Rebecca and Maisie. Due to the current restrictions the funeral will be private. A life well lived.

Samuel Thomson

THOMSON - Samuel Tragically on 1st April 2020, Sam (71) of Mid Tulloch Farm. Beloved husband of Charlotte and dearly loved Dad of William and Ian. Dear brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. Private Family Funeral. There will be a memorial service at a later date.

Alasdair Campbell

CAMPBELL - Alasdair After a short illness, died peacefully on 7th April 2020, aged 97. Originally from Glasgow, then of Singapore and (since 1966) of South Croydon. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor. Much loved father of Ros, Fiona, Roger and Nigel; loving grandfather of Ian, Helen, Max, Paul, Luke, Jake, Thomas and Robin; doting great-grandfather of baby Cooper. Transport manager and statistician at Glasgow Transport and Singapore Traction Company. Industrial relations specialist in local government. RAF WW2. Freemason (W.Bro, SLGR). Enthusiastic walker in the Scottish Highlands. No flowers please, but donations, if desired to Versus Arthritis and/or Stroke Association. A memorial service will be held as soon as circumstances permit. All friends will be welcome.

Anne Macleod

MACLEOD - Anne Peacefully at the Royal Infirmary, Glasgow on Wednesday 1st April 2020. Much loved wife of the late Murdo Macleod, beloved mother of Dolina, Donald, William and Malcolm and a wonderful sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt who will be sadly missed by her extended family and friends. Due to current circumstances a private graveside service for immediate family only will take place at Linn Cemetery on Friday 17th April 2020 at 10.30am. All enquiries to Co-op Funeralcare, Giffnock.

Dorothy Mary Hamilton

HAMILTON - Dorothy Mary Peacefully, on Monday 6th April 2020, at The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, aged 86. Much loved wife of Steven, twin sister of Norma, mother of Gillian and Gregor, proud gran of Tiffany, Jonathan and Georgia and great-gran of Alma. She will be sadly missed by the whole family, not least her in-laws Harald, Remo, Jane and May. Funeral private.

Peter Livingstone

LIVINGSTONE - Peter On 6th April 2020, aged 96 at Berelands House Care Home, Prestwick. Respected former Consultant General Surgeon at Crosshouse Hospital. Husband of the late Bunty and father of Morag and Cameron. Service of Thanksgiving at Portland Parish Church, Troon to be announced at later date.

Ida Schuster Berkeley

BERKELEY - Ida Schuster Passed away peacefully on 8th April 2020 aged 101. Widow of Dr Allan Berkeley and mother of Howard (recently deceased) and Peter. Inspiring matriarch to her sons, daughter-in-law Anne and to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nephews and nieces. Loved and admired by her colleagues in the theatre. Profound thanks to the staff at Westacres Care Home. A long and hugely eventful life.

Elizabeth G (Betty) Cruickshank

CRUICKSHANK - Elizabeth G. (Betty) (Fyvie) Peacefully on Saturday, 11th April, 2020, in the tender care of the staff at Badenscoth House Care Home, Elizabeth G. (Betty) Cruickshank, aged 96 years, late of Mill of Petty, Fyvie. Loving sister of Alistair and the last surviving daughter of the late James and Minnie Cruickshank of Ardlogie, Fyvie. A Loving and respected Aunt. Betty was a staff member of the West of ScotlandCollege of Agriculture, microbiology department at Glasgow and Auchincruive, Ayrshire. She was a keen golfer and curler in the Glasgow area and locally after her retirement. A good friend to all and will be sadly missed. Funeral private but a celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

Agnes Douglas

DOUGLAS - Agnes Peacefully on Thursday 9th April, 2020, at Thorney Croft, Stranraer. Agnes Thomson (Nancy) Sloan, aged 88 years of Millburn Court, Stranraer and formerly of Mains of Airies, Kirkcolm. Beloved wife of the late John Telfer Douglas, dearly loved and devoted mother of Kirsteen, Shona, John, Kate and Moira, much loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of all the family. Funeral private.

Gordon Webster

WEBSTER - Gordon Passed away peacefully at Buchanan Lodge Care Home, Bearsden, aged 86 on 3rd April 2020. Beloved husband of Mabel, much loved Dad of Norman, Lynn and Gail, loving father-in-law of Alan and dearly loved Grandpa of Jamie and Ross. Will be much missed by all his family and friends. Due to the present circumstances, a private family funeral will take place at Clydebank Crematorium, North Dalnottar on Friday, 17th April at 2.30pm.

Alexander (Alistair) Black

BLACK - Alexander (Alistair) Peacefully at home after a long illness on Tuesday 7th April 2020. Beloved husband of Gunilla, much loved father of Graeme, Karin, Lesley and Julie and father-in-law of Kerry, Douglas, Reiner and Jamie, proud grandfather of Lisa, Jennifer, Stephen, Nicola, Ellen, Fiona, Maggie and Isla and great-grandfather of Lyra, Oskar and Rory. Our special thanks to the Care at Home "Corsebar Team" who looked after him with great kindness. Due to current restrictions there will be a private family service.

William Mc Kelvie

McKELVIE - William Formerly of McKelvie & Co Ltd Peacefully at the Royal Alexandra Hospital on 4th April 2020, he leaves beloved daughters Isobel and Margaret and son Hugh, grandchildren Joanna, Jillian and Graeme and great-grandchild Lily. The family would like to thank the three paramedics and the staff of the RAH for the kindness shown to their father.

George Graham Robertson

ROBERTSON - George Graham Died peacefully on 8th April 2020 aged 91 years, at Westacres Care Home, Newton Mearns, Glasgow. A victim of the Coronavirus. Husband of the late Sheena and much loved father of Alison, Linda and the late Mabel and Grandpa to Andrew, Valerie and Lucy. Private cremation at the Linn Crematorium, Glasgow. A memorial service will be held in St Nicholas Parish church, Lanark, later in the year, details to follow.

Ian Mc Cubbin

McCUBBIN - Ian After a short illness on 8th April 2020, Ian Graham McCubbin, of Ashgrove, Coylton. (Formerly of Aldinna, Barr). Beloved husband of Helen, a much loved dad of Graham and a loving grampa. 'Loved Forever'.

Raymond William Innes

INNES - Raymond William Suddenly, but peacefully at The Queen Elizabeth University hospital on Saturday 4th April 2020. Raymond, dearly loved husband of Janette, loving father of Sharon and the late Pamela (aged 6), and a devoted grandad to Abbie and Greg. Due to current restrictions the funeral service will be private. When circumstances allow, a celebration of Raymond's life will be held in Newlands South Church.

Georgina Joan Dunlop

DUNLOP - Georgina Joan Suddenly at home on Saturday 11th April 2020, aged 75 years, Joan (née Logan) dearly beloved wife of Dick, much loved mother of Jane and Logan, mother-in-law of Andrew and Karen, loving Jojo to Julia, Euan, Carly and Kristie. A dear sister, sister-in-law and aunt. RGN, Retired General Manager, Malin Court. At this time, a private family funeral. An opportunity for family and friends to celebrate Joan's life will take place at a later date.

Robin Sturrock Rennie

RENNIE - Robin Sturrock MBE JP Died peacefully at home in Aberdour on Saturday 11th April 2020, aged 87. Founder and managing director of Store Design (shopfitters). Beloved husband of Marnie for almost 60 years, proud and cherished father of Gavin, Jill and Fiona. Loved by seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral private; there will be a memorial service when circumstances allow.

Cynthia Bookless

BOOKLESS - Cynthia After a long battle against Alzheimer's, aged 93 years, Cynthia passed away at Westacres Care Home on Friday 10th April 2020. She was the much loved wife of the late Harry and adored mum of Sue, Lee, Dale, Kim, Gordon and Brett and proud granny of 12 grandchildren and GG to 10 great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank the Staff at Westacres who cared for mum over the past 18 months and especially to Deline, Julie and Lisa who were with mum when the family couldn't be. The family regret the funeral will have to be private.

Mary (Molly) Cowap

COWAP - Mary (Molly) On 8th April 2020, Mary (Molly) Cowap, née Strachan, aged 101, beloved wife of the late William Leslie Cowap, loving and dearly loved Mother, Gran, Great-Gran, Auntie and friend. Funeral service private.

Francis Charles Muldoon

MULDOON Francis Charles (Uncle Frank) Peacefully at St Margaret of Scotland Hospice, Glasgow, on Thursday 2nd April 2020, after a short illness. Francis, beloved brother of Moya, Dominic, Ronnie and Michael and much loved uncle, and great-uncle, to his many nieces and nephews. With special thanks to all the wonderful staff at Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre during his short stay with them. His friends will be welcome to join the extended family, for a celebration of his life, to take place on a future date, in his beloved garden.

Deirdre Mac Neill

MacNEILL - Deirdre Sheriff, QC (Edinburgh) Peacefully after long-endured illness bravely faced, on 6th April 2020 at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Sheriff Deirdre M. MacNeill, QC of Edinburgh, dearly loved daughter of the late Malcolm Torquil MacNeill, latterly Procurator Fiscal at Aberdeen and Morag MacNeill. Loving mother of the late Sarah and of Jamie Dalrymple, doting grandmother of Heidi and Eva, beloved sister of the late Ruari and Calum, former wife of Hew Dalrymple. Funeral service strictly private due to current restrictions on movement but a celebration of life in due course. Donations, if wished, to the Western General Hospital Dialysis Unit.

Dame Denise Coia

COIA - Dame Denise A. Coia (Macdonald) DBE, FRCPsych, FRCPSG, FRSE Peacefully passed away at home on 9th April 2020 surrounded by family. Beloved wife of Archie Macdonald, mother to Alexander and Andrew, mother-in-law to Katie and Louise and devoted Nonna to Joe, Douglas and Archie. Due to the current situation the cremation is restricted to close family. A 'celebration of life' will be held at a later date and intimated in these pages.

Bruno Felletti

FELLETTI - Bruno Peacefully at home, on 8th April 2020, Bruno, beloved husband of the late Alice, much loved dad of Mary-Frances and Marie-Claire and a loving Nonno of Miles and Lucia. Fortified by the rites of the Holy Mother Church, R.I.P. Due to current circumstances the family are holding a private funeral service. A memorial Mass to celebrate Bruno's life will be held at his parish of Christ the King as soon as the circumstances allow.

George Webster

WEBSTER - George Leslie Lumsden Sadly passed away suddenly at home, aged 79, after a short illness on 3rd April 2020. Beloved brother of Diana, proud uncle of Graeme and Louise, and loyal friend to many. Funeral service to take place at New Kilpatrick Cemetery, Bearsden on Monday 20th April at 1.30pm. Immediate family only.

James Mc Gregor

McGREGOR - James Passed peacefully on 23rd March 2020 at Gartnaval General Hospital. Sadly due to pandemic, a private funeral took place on Friday 3rd April 2020 at Glasgow Crematorium.

Mungo Brown Howat

HOWAT Mungo Brown Peacefully at Ayr Hospital, on 7th April 2020, in his 88th year. Beloved husband of the late Jean, loving father of Mungo, Billy, Alastair, Susan and David and proud grandfather of Claire, Alastair, Owen and Ben, also a dearly loved father-in-law of Sue, Elma and Keith. Our thanks to all the staff at Ayr Hospital for his care and attention over the years. Private funeral.

Hugh Steel Fletcher

FLETCHER - Hugh Steel Retired GP East Kilbride Peacefully after a short illness. Beloved husband of Sheena, devoted father, father-in-law, grandfather, brother and uncle. Private family funeral due to current restrictions. The family wish to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Ward 13 Hairmyres Hospital for all their help in difficult circumstances. Hugh will be sadly missed.

Annabel Wilson

WILSON - Annabel Peacefully at Berelands House, Prestwick, on Monday 6th April 2020, Annabel Wilson (aged 94), youngest and last surviving member of the family of John and Isabella Wilson of Alexandra Avenue, Prestwick. Annabel will be sadly missed by family and many friends. Grateful thanks to all staff at Berelends for their dedicated care during her last year of life. Due to current restrictions, the funeral will be private.