Category: Remembrance

Remembering Jean Murdoch

It’s with sadness we post tonight about the sad passing of local lady, Jean Murdoch. Jean lived at Holmswood Avenue, Blantyre and after living a long life, passed away peacefully on 3rd January 2020, aged 92. She will be greatly missed by all her family. Our sympathies go out to all who knew her, especially […]

Remembering Alice Cummiskey

It’s with sadness we heard that local lady, Alice Cummiskey passed away last Wednesday. The wee woman with a big heart was well known about Blantyre and loved by everyone. A family member told us, “She was an amazing lady who did no wrong in life. She always welcomed everyone with open arms. She was […]

Remembering David Black

Funeral Arrangements are now known for Blantyre man, David Black. Requiem Mass will take place at St Joseph’s R.C Church Blantyre on Saturday 28th December 2019 at 10.00am thereafter Priestfield Cemetery. David will be received into Church on Friday 27th December at 6.30pm For any further details please contact Young’s Independent Funeral Services on 01698 […]

Remembering James Cochrane

We are saddened to hear that local man, Mr James Cochrane passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, 8th December 2019. He was 73. His Funeral service will take place tomorrow on Monday 16th December 2019 at Smith’s Funeral Service, 83 Stonefield Road, Blantyre, G72 9SA at 9.45am thereafter to Priestfield Cemetery for 9.45am. Our […]

Remembering Mr Onkel

It is with a very heavy heart and much sadness that we have learned of the sudden death of Mr Onkel Seedo.  Onkel was well known and a popular entertainer in Blantyre working in many pubs and clubs. He was the live act for many a Blantyre night out! Ever since his arrival in Scotland […]

Rest in Peace Jimmy Cleary

It’s with much sadness we learned tonight that well known man and retired barber, Jimmy Cleary has passed away. Jimmy was a popular man working in the barber trade on Glasgow Road then later at Station Road alongside his business colleague. We’re sure many people will remember getting their hair cut by Jimmy as he […]

Remembering Andy Robin

We learned this week that Andy Robin, best known as the adopted father of ‘Hercules the Bear’, died this week , aged 84. The wife of Perthshire Commonwealth wrestling champion, Andy Robin said she feels like her “heart has been ripped out” following the death of her husband. Maggie Robin paid tribute to the gentle […]

Remembering Robert Craig

It is with sadness we learn of the passing of local man, Robert Craig. Robert (85) lived a long a full life. Born in August 1934, he passed away peacefully at Hairmyres Hospital on Tuesday 3rd December 2019. His funeral service will take place on Tuesday 10th December at 1.45pm at St Andrew’s Parish Church, […]