Category: Remembrance

John (Johnny) Douglas

Remembering John (Johnny) Douglas, aged 76, who sadly passed away on Thursday 14th July at 10.30am at home. Johnny battled for 9 months with cancer and lost the fight on Thursday. The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at the Beatson Cancer Care Centre, Glasgow and Ward 9 at Monklands Hospital for […]

Remembering Pamela Fulston (49)

It is with sadness we learned of the passing of local woman Pamela Fulston who slipped away peacefully at home on Monday 11th July 2022. She was 49. Pamela (Pam) was the beloved partner of Iain (Woody), loving mum of Macaulay, devoted daughter of Janice and the late John, adored sister of Ross, Carol and […]

Fond Farewell to Andy Goram

One of Andy Goram’s final wishes was that people attending his funeral could wear blue ties to honour Rangers Football Club, rather than wear traditional black ties. The 58-year-old Rangers star was diagnosed with stage four oesophageal cancer in April and sadly passed away recently, leaving the Sporting world in shock. Andy’s funeral cortege will […]

Remembering Agnes Houston, (81)

We were saddened to learn about local woman, Agnes Houston who sadly passed away on Thursday 14th July 2022. She was 81. Agnes was well known in Blantyre and will be missed by many people. Her family have released funeral details which are as follows. On Monday, 25th July 2022 leaving from Smith’s Funeral Parlour […]

Remembering Jean Brunker

It’s with sadness we learn of the passing of local woman, Jean Brunker, who passed away last night, Wednesday 13th July 2022. She was 87 years of age. Jean will be be sorely missed by all her loving family and we’re sure also by many members of the community after her continued support and worship […]

Blantyre Tribute to Andy Goram

It’s been confirmed that the funeral cortege of the late Andy Goram will travel through Blantyre, along Glasgow Road and will pass by the famous Stonefield Tavern. The funeral of the well known Rangers star, which takes place on Monday 18th July 2022 will pass through Blantyre as it heads toward Ibrox. There’s great significance […]

Remembering Alice Jackson (77)

It was with much sorrow that the Blantyre Community recently learned of the passing of much respected local woman, Alice Jackson who sadly passed away suddenly on Sunday, 26th June aged 77. Born in Blantyre in 1945, Alice lived in the town all her life. She was a loving wife to John for 57 years and […]