Obituaries

PEAT

Sadly on 16th August 2022
James (Jim)
Cherished husband of Carol and the late Joyce
Much loved father and rock to Alistair, Andrew, Emma and Sarah, father-in-law to Fiona, Greg and Andrew and grandpa to Jude, Alex, Lucy, Orla and Hope and brother to Christine and the late Jean

Funeral arrangements to be confirmed

YOUNG/MUNDELL

Peacefully sleeping at St Columbus Hospice
on Friday 12th August 2022
Liz née Mundell
Dearly loved daughter to Jean and the late Adam
Loving sister to Jayne
Much loved cousin to Keith and
a great friend to many.
Service to be held on Tuesday 30th August at 12 noon
at Borders Crematorium, Melrose.

DOUGLAS

Peacefully after a short illness
on Sunday 14th August 2022
June Douglas née Kennedy
Beloved wife of the late Arthur Aitken
and the late Samuel Douglas
Loving mum to Carolyne and Gillian
Loving granny, great-granny, aunt and sister.
Service to be held on Thursday 25th August at 4pm
at Borders Crematorium to which all friends are invited.
No flowers.  Donations, if desired, for
Margaret Kerr Unit and MacMillan Centre, BGH.

RACJAN

Peacefully at Borders General Hospital with staff at his side
on Wednesday 3rd August 2022
Fred
Beloved husband of the late Margaret
Much loved brother, uncle and great friend to many
Service to be held at Robson’s Dovetail Chapel on Friday 19th August at 1.45pm, onwards to Borders Crematorium at 3.00pm
Flowers open

BLAIR

Peacefully at Borders General Hospital on
Wednesday 3rd August 2022 with family
Andrea née Henderson
Beloved wife of Jim
Much loved mum to Margaret and John
Proud and adoring granny to Ross, Kieran, Lisa, Rhianna
Tulip, Lee and Nate
Service to be held on Friday 19th August
at Borders Crematorium at 11am.

COOK

Sadly on Friday 22nd July 2022
Lesley
Loving mum to Kevin and the late Kayleigh
and Katelyn
beloved daughter to Helen and the late Dougie
dear sister to Brian and Sandra
devoted granny to Jaiden and Keiran and a great
friend to many
Service at Robson’s Dovetail Chapel on Tuesday 16th August at 12.45pm Onwards to Wellogate Cemetery at 1.30pm

DOBSON

Peacefully with her family by her side
on Sunday 31st July 2022
Chloe (Dyer) née Minks
Dearly loved mother to Lee, Scott, Gaye and Hilary
Loved mother-in-law to John, Christine and Wendy
Much treasured nana to her beloved grandchildren
Private family cremation.

KYLE

Peacefully at Knowesouth
on Sunday 31st July 2022 with her family at her side
Elaine née Bouglas
Beloved wife to Cammy
Dearly loved and proud mum to Laura and Craig
Loving mother-in-law to Chris
Adoring granny to Izzie and Ivor
Much loved sister, auntie and great friend to many.
Service to be held in Wilton Church on Monday 15th August
at 10.45am then onwards to Borders Crematorium
for 12 noon.  Family flowers only.
Donations if desired for, BGH Ward 17 (Maternity) and Oliver’s Trust.

RICHARDSON

Suddenly at home in Rugby with his family
on Tuesday 12th July 2022
Neil
Beloved husband to Seonaid
Treasured dad to Ellie and Finlay
Much loved son to Mamie and the late Alan
Loving brother to Gillian
Much loved son-in-law, uncle and great friend to many.
Service to be held on Monday 8th August
at Borders Crematorium, Melrose at 12 noon.
Donations if desired for British Heart Foundation.

HARRIS

Peacefully at home with her family
by her side after a short illness
on Saturday 23rd July 2022
Mary née Colvin
Dearly loved mother and grandmother
Service to be held at Borders Crematorium, Melrose
on Tuesday 23rd August at 12 noon.
Family flowers only.
Donations, if desired for Sepsis Trust.

WILLIAMSON

Peacefully at home with his family on Tuesday, July 12, after a long illness borne with quiet dignity.
Harry
Very dear husband to Janice
A beloved and proud Dad to Jenny and Sarah, and father-in-law to Davie and Graeme.
Devoted Grandad to Ralfie, Sonny and Phaemie, who will always be treasured.
Service to be held in Trinity Church at 12.45pm on Tuesday 2nd August then onwards
to Wellogate Cemetery for 1.30pm.
Family flowers only.
Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK.

CHLOPAS

On 11th July 2022 at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary
Les
Dearly loved husband of Isobel
Much loved father and father-in-law of Ruth, Simon and Ann
Devoted grandad of Gabby, Lara, Rory and Matthew
Brother of Raymond, Sylvia and the late Stan
Private cremation followed by a Memorial service in
Robson’s Dovetail Chapel on Tuesday 26th July at 3pm
Family flowers only

YOUNG

Suddenly at Borders General Hospital on
Monday 11th July 2022
Louise
Much loved daughter of Linda
Beloved partner to Gary
Much loved niece, cousin and dear friend to many
‘A ray of sunshine sorely missed’
Service to be held at Borders Crematorium on
Monday 25th July at 11.00am
Family flowers only
Donations if desired to Hawick Salvation Army

HILL

Peacefully on Sunday 10th July 2022
at her home in Deanfield
in her 92nd year
Margaret Inglis Hill née Hogg
Wife of the late Hilary
Mother of Colin, Grant and Graeme
Mother-in-law to Dawn and Pauline
Granny to Kirsteen, Rachael, MacKenzie and Darcey
Great-granny to Connor, Erin and Lily
Committal on Monday 18th July at Borders Crematorium
at 3pm followed by a memorial service at
Robson’s Dovetail Chapel at 4pm.
No black ties, colourful attire if possible.
Family flowers only.

LEITHEAD

Peacefully on Monday 11th July 2022
Robert (Bobby)
Loving husband of the late Catherine
Much loved dad to Carol and father-in-law to Nod
Loving papa to Nicola, Ross and Connor
Service to be held in Robson’s Dovetail Chapel on Thursday 28th July at 12.45pm
then onwards to Wellogate cemetery for 1.30pm.
Flowers open.
Donations, if desired for Lymphoma Action.

PURDIE

Peacefully at St Margaret’s Care Home
on Friday 8th July 2022 and in his 100th year
James Stewart Purdie
Beloved husband of the late Nancy
Much loved dad to Christine, June and Karen
Loving father-in-law to Fran, Iain and the late Norman
Proud and loving papa to Keith, Tracey, Ryan, Zoë,
Jamie, Robyn and Laurie
Adoring papa Jimmy to Rachel, Daniel, Jenny, Emma,
Aiva, Amira, Iyla, Zain and Max
A long life well lived, will be sorely missed by all.
Service to be held in Robson’s Dovetail Chapel
on Tuesday 19th July at 12.45pm then onwards to
Wellogate Cemetery for 1.30pm.
Family flowers only

BALLANTYNE

Peacefully at Borders General Hospital
on Saturday 2nd July 2022
Jim
Beloved husband to Moira
Much loved dad to Douglas and Sandra
father-in-law to Lorraine and Andrew
Proud papa to Craig, Lauren and Molly
Loving great-granddad to Gracie.
Committal at Borders Crematorium on Thursday 14th July
at 12 noon followed by a Memorial service at
Robson’s Dovetail Chapel at 1pm.
Family flowers only.