Category: Remembrance

Remembering Archie Daly

We’re saddened to hear of the passing of local man Archie Daly. Archie, who was a Blantyre/Halfway man was known very well in the area. He died on 9th February 2021 only three weeks after his late wife. His funeral takes place tomorrow. He will be making his way through Blantyre around 9.15am -9.30am on […]

Remembering Elaine Minto

We’re saddened to learn of the sad passing of local woman, Elaine Minto who passed away on 29th December 2020. Elaine who was just 41 years old was an absolute diamond, the most kind individual, with a kind heart of gold. She would always put others ahead of herself and her passing leaves a noticeable […]

Remembering Brian Spencer

As Covid continues to claim the lives of people all over the country, we are truly saddened to hear of the latest Blantyre person to pass away from this disease. Hearing that Brian Spencer passed away yesterday morning, Tuesday 2nd February 2021 fills our hearts with sorrow. He passed away in Hairmyres Hospital, after short […]

Remembering Robert Donaldson (84)

We’re saddened to learn of the death of local man, Robert (Bobby) Donaldson who passed away peacefully in his sleep on 1st February 2021, at Kilbryde Hospice, East Kilbride. He was 84. Originally a Cambuslang man, he spent his married life with his wife of 57 years, Helen, in Blantyre. A keen bowler at Blantyre […]

Remembering Reamonn Gormley

Ten years on, we remember tonight the life of Blantyre teenager Reamonn Gormley. Today, 1st February 2021, is the 10th anniversary of when his young life was tragically taken at the age of just 19. A victim of crime, he was an avid Celtic supporter, kind, gentle and popular. His passing shocked the entire community […]

Remembering Christina Evans (87)

We hear that well known local lady Christina (Ina) Evans, a former ward sister/nursing officer of Hairmyres Hospital, sadly passed away on the 19th of January aged 87 in Hairmyres Hospital. She was well known and respected in the community through her contact with patients and relatives. Many would remember her as that Sister from […]

Remembering Isabel McNulty (73)

We’re saddened to hear of the passing of Isabel Kennedy Edgar McNulty who sadly passed on Sunday 17th January 2021 at Hairmyres Hospital. She was 73. Isabel was a well liked member of Blantyre community. Independent, never minced her views or words. She worked in the local police station as a typist for over 20 […]