Notice of Bereavements


Robbie Murray - Highland Centre


MURRAY (Portsoy) Suddenly at home on Friday, June 11, 2021, Robert (Robbie) Murray, aged 81 years, The Brae, Aird Street, Portsoy dearly loved husband of Fiona Cameron, devoted father of Jenny and Lucy and father-in-law of Lee, a proud grandpa of Jack and Luke and their girls Chiara and Bethany and a much loved brother. The funeral will take place on Monday, June 21, and due to current restrictions, this service will be private. Anyone wishing to pay their respects to Robbie can do so as we travel from Portsoy Church Centre, at approximately 2.15pm down Church Street, past the harbours and along Links road to Portsoy cemetery.

The Church Service will be Streamed Live at 1:30pm (may i suggest you log in 10 minutes earlier to ensure that you can get connected

Just to let anyone who wants to join us for Robbie's funeral, and celebration of his life, know that the link will go live at 1.15 pm. With a selection of Robbie's favourite music and photos from throughout his life.


Please click on link below to view

youtube.comThe funeral service of Robert Murray (Robbie)Portsoy Church Centre led by Rev.John Gow



Jim Baxter – Fife & Tayside Centre

It is with sadness that we heard that Jim Baxter, Fife & Tayside Centre has passed away


BAXTER Suddenly, but peacefully, at Roxburghe House, Dundee, on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, James (Jim) (retired Angus Constabulary and Tayside Police Officer), beloved husband of Sheila, loving father of Garry and Scott, a devoted grandfather of Keith, Fraser, Keiran, Lee and Hollie and a friend to many who will be sadly missed. A celebration of Jim's life will take place at Parkgrove Crematorium, Friockheim, but due to current restrictions will be private.


A article was printed in the Dundee Evening Telegraph about Jim


Please click on link below


Our thoughts are with his wife Shiela and family



John Scott - Dumfries & Galloway Centre

It is with deep regret that iI have to announce the passing of John Scott, as well as being a member of the Centre, John was also Past Centre Chairman from 2002 - 2003 & 2015 - 2018.

John passed away on Sunday 11th April 2021.

Our thoughts are with his wife Isabel and daughter Lesley.



Donald Baird – Forth & Clyde Centre


I have been asked by Neil Baird, to inform you of the passing of his father, Donald Baird, and also the arrangements for the Live Funeral Broadcast.


Sadly, Donald passed away on the 24th February, 2021 in the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, after a long period of ill health.


Donald, along with his wife Margaret, was a long standing and faithful member of the East of Scotland Centre. Donald was a Committee member, then PRO for many years, before eventually becoming Centre Chairman from 1996 - 98.


When the Centre came back from hibernation in 2016, Donald, although his health was deteriorating, volunteered to be Webmaster for the Centre, a position he held until the East Centre finally amalgamated with the West Centre in January 2020, and became The Forth & Clyde Centre.


Our thoughts are with Margaret, Neil and the family, at this sad and difficult time.


Can I also respectfully ask, on behalf of the family, that you Do Not attempt to contact Margaret in any way?. Margaret has also been in ill health lately and this would only cause her further distress and upset.


East Centre Immediate Past Chairman.

Margaret J Devine.




The service for Donald's funeral was on Thurs 1st April 2021

Sadly, due to Covid, this was restricted to family and close friends only.




Pam Ross – Highland Centre


It is with deep regret that I have to inform you of the passing of Pam Ross.


Sadly Pam passed away on Wednesday 17th March 2021.


Pam was Highland Centre Chairman 1992 - 1994 and Past Vice President, SCC 1994 - 1996


Our thoughts are with Her Family at this sad time.




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