Category: Remembrance

Remembering Abdul Sattar

It is with sadness we have learned that Abdul Sattar, who started out as a Blantyre grocer has sadly passed away. Abdul who lived in Bothwell slipped away last week, aged 72. His funeral was held in Glasgow Central Mosque last Friday. His successful career took him into the restaurant business and saw him own […]

Remembrance 9/11

Remembrance On this day, 18 years ago…. 246 people arrived for their morning flights. 2,606 people arrived for their working day in the office.343 firefighters stepped into the unknown.60 police officers charged to help.8 paramedics saved lives None of them were alive by 10:30am on 11th September, 2001.  In a couple of brief, evil moments… life was […]

Remembering John O’Neill

It’s with sadness we learn of the passing of local man John O’Neill. John (87), sadly passed away yesterday Tuesday 4th June 2019. He was well known in the area as a referee in his younger days and for the work he did for various community groups. His daughter Rae Brown told us, “Up until […]

Remembering William Scott

The funeral of local man William Scott is being held at the South Lanarkshire Crematorium on Friday 7th of June. (Time to be confirmed) William sadly passed away on 28th May 2019. His family have invited all friends & family to pay their respects. Our thoughts are with them at this sad time.

Remembering Laura Gilluley

It is with sadness we have learned of the sad passing of Blantyre lady, Laura Gilluley. Laura passed away last Thursday evening. Her daughter, Lisa has now released funeral information. The funeral will take place at 11.45am on Monday 10th June 2019 at South Lanarkshire Crematorium, Sydes Brae, High Blantyre. Our thoughts go out to […]

Remembering David Brown

Following our sad post about the recent passing of local man David Brown, his sister Linda has now shared funeral arrangements. David’s funeral will take place on Monday 3rd June 2019 at 10.15am at South Lanarkshire Crematorium, Sydes Brae. Family and friends only are invited back to nearby Redburn Farm afterwards. Rest in Peace David.

Remembering Harry Hood

Rest in Peace It’s with sadness we learn today of the sad passing of Mr Harry Hood (74).  Harry’s business ‘Lisini Pub Co’, owns and runs several pubs and restaurants in the Greater Glasgow Area including the ‘Parkville’ and ‘West End Bar’ in Blantyre. Born in 1944 during WW2, many people will remember Harry’s talents […]

Remembering David Brown

We are saddened to learn of the untimely passing of local man, David Brown. David (52), sadly passed away in his sleep during the morning of Tuesday 14th May 2019. His death will shock many people given how well known he is. David lived with his brother Alex. He once lived in Whitehill, but had […]