Category: Remembrance

Remembering May Dick (85)

It’s with sadness we remember today, the life of Mrs May Dick who sadly passed away on Wednesday 25 August 2021, aged 85 years. Her daughter Janice told us, “Mum was in her own home when she passed. She was born and bred in Blantyre.She was a character, very outgoing person with many friends from […]

Remembering Jim Wylie (75)

It’s with sadness we recently learned of the passing of well known Blantyre man, Jim Wylie. The popular gent who has given so much to the community of Blantyre passed away on 24th August 2021. He was 75. Jim was perhaps most well known for his dedication and long standing association with Blantyre Victoria Football […]

Remembering John (Jackie) McGrane

We’re saddened to learn of the passing of John McGrane. John, more well known as Jackie McGrane, was aged 80 and he was originally a Blantyre man. He will be much missed. The family have released funeral details. His service takes place on Thursday, 19th August 2021 at 10am at South Lanarkshire Crematorium. Our sympathies […]

Remembering Kate Mcinulty (57)

We were saddened to learn that local well known woman Kate McInulty passed away suddenly last Sunday. Her daughter Annmarie added, “Myself, my brother and sister would like to thank everyone for all their sincere messages and calls about the passing of our mum. Our hearts are forever broken.” Kate was much loved and Blantyre […]

Remembering Joseph Cunningham (85)

It’s with sadness we learn of the passing of local man, Joseph Cunningham who slipped away peacefully at home on Friday 23rd July 2021 surrounded by family. He was 85 years. Joseph was born in nearby Bothwellhaugh and married Agnes (who passed away 15yrs ago). They lived in Camelon Crescent in Blantyre for over 50 […]

Public Thank You

Reader Carmen Wood has written in asking to put up a public thank you in respect of the recent funeral of well known woman Velma Andreini (nee Valerio). She told us, “A special mention to Father Lamb at St Joseph’s Church for conducting such a fitting service to Velma. The leasing of the Covid restrictions […]

Remembering Velma Andreini (nee Valerio)

It’s with sadness today, we learned of the passing of well known woman, Velma Andreini (nee Valerio). Velma passed away peacefully at Lower Johnshill Care Home, Auchlochan Garden Village, Lesmahagow on Monday 12th July 2021. She was 94. She will be remembered by most folks in Blantyre for her association with The Cafe de Royale […]