A Memorial Service for Sonia, Madam Hunter of Hunterston, the wife of the late Neil Hunter, 29th Laird of Hunterston and Clan Chief of the Hunters, was held at St. Columba's Episcopal Church, Largs on Friday 21st June.

The service was performed by the Reverend Gordon Fyfe, readings were by Elspeth Robertson, a long time friend and member of St Columba's congregation and Azia Patrick, her granddaughter. The eulogy was read by her daughter, Lady Pauline Hunter of Hunterston, 30th Laird and Clan Chief of the Hunters. A display of flowers in the Clan Hunter colours of gold, red and green were arranged by the church flower ladies led by Audrey Hodgson. The combined choirs of St. Columba's Episcopal Church and St Columba's Parish Church sang the anthem led by the organist.

Following the church service, there was a blessing of a memorial plaque on Hunterston Estate, to Neil and Sonia Hunter of Hunterston, erected by their seven children, Pauline, Charles, Robert, Nigel, John, Angus, and Richard.

The Isle of Cumbrae Pipe Band followed by the Clan Hunter colour party, the Reverend Gordon Fyfe, Clan Chief and 30th Laird Lady Pauline Hunter of Hunterston and a Guard of Honour from the Ancient Society of Kilwinning Archers led the procession to the walled garden for the blessing of the plaque. Highland Cathedral was played at the dedication followed by Flowers of the Forest. Following the dedication a wreath was laid by Ian Hunter, Clan Officer for Clan Hunter UK, on behalf of Clan members worldwide.

In attendance were 150 guests from all parts of the world to honour Sonia, Madam Hunter of Hunterston, pictured right, and her late husband, Neil Hunter of Hunterston.