View Record Number 6030

View Record Number 6030 - Mr. Neil Johnstone

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Name:Mr. Neil Johnstone
Also Known As:"Neillie"
Address:Daliburgh West
South Uist
Place of death:Gartnaval Hospital, Glasgow
Date of funeral:26/01/2012
Funeral Location:St. Peter's RC Church, Daliburgh
Presider:Fr. Wilhelm Kursawa
Additional Info:Mr. Johnstone passed away after a long illness in Gartnaval Hospital. He was a vibrant member of the Community, and participated on several Committees; including the Lochboisdale Community Council. He was a Ghillie (a Scots term that refers to a man who acts as an attendant on a fishing expedition, primarily in the Highlands & Islands) and spent many hours with fishermen in South Uist waters.
Fr. Calum MacLellan, who concelebrated at the Requiem Mass, gave the homily and spoke of Mr. Johnstone as a loving husband and father as well as an upright member of the local Community.
Deacon Martin Matheson also participated in the funeral and gave the final commendation at the gravesite.
May "Neillie" rest in peace.
Gravestone Inscription:In Loving Memory Of
Neillie Johnstone
Who Died 21-01-12 Aged 78
A Beloved Dad, Grandad
And Husband

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