Category: Remembrance

Remembering Joseph Smith

We are saddened to hear of the passing of local man Joseph Smith. Joe died peacefully on Wednesday 16th August 2023, surrounded by his loved ones within Hairmyres Hospital, East Kilbride. The family have released the funeral arrangements as follows: Friday 25th August at 11.30am at South Chapel, Daldowie Crematorium, thereafter on to Blantyre Miners […]

Remembering Jim Robinson (88)

We were saddened to hear of the passing last week of local man Jim Robinson. Jim, of Cameron Crescent, Blantyre sadly slipped away peacefully at his home on 11th August after losing his battle with ill health. He was 88 and well known within the local community, including for his religious beliefs. Jim was not […]

Remembering Jim McGuire (76)

We were saddened to hear of the passing of local man, Jim McGuire. Jim died peacefully surrounded by his loving family in Hairmyres coronary care unit following a very short illness . He was 76. Originally from Motherwell, Jim moved to Blantyre when he married wife, Mary Barr and had been here in Blantyre for […]

Remembering Christine MacLellan (52)

We were deeply saddened to hear of the sudden, tragic passing of Blantyre woman, Christine MacLellan (Stewart). She slipped away earlier this week and was only 52. Christine, a former pupil of High Blantyre Primary and Blantyre High School was brought up in High Blantyre, though moved away in later years, settling down with family. […]

Remembering Annmarie Brown

Just a wee reminder that Annmarie Brown’s funeral will take place tomorrow, on Monday 29th of May at St Joseph’s Chapel, Glasgow Road, Blantyre, G72 9DA at 10.00am and then on to Priestfield Cemetery at High Blantyre. The family have decided that instead of flowers at Annmaries funeral they would love to give something back […]

Remembering John Kelly (55)

We were saddened to read of the passing of well known local man John Kelly. He was 55. John recently passed away and was a well liked taxi driver in Blantyre. His family are naturally all broken hearted and he’ll be sorely missed. They have released funeral details. John’s funeral takes place this Friday, 26th […]

Remembering Harry Rankine

We were most saddened to learn of the passing of well known Blantyre man, Harry Rankine. Harry passed after a long illness, peacefully at home last Friday 19th May 2023, surrounded by his loving family. He was the much loved husband of Judy, father of Julia and Douglas, father-in-law to Ian and Ginevra and doting […]