Obituaries

Elsie Taylor

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Elsie Taylor formerly of Lynwood Avenue, Clayton-Le-Moors, passed away peacefully at Springhill Care Home on Friday 7th December 2018, aged 91 years. From 1939 Elsie attended Accrington High School, on leaving school she worked for eleven years as a clerk for Pearl Assurance Co in Accrington, before leaving to start a family. In her younger… Read more »

Terence Cocker

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday 5th December 2018, of Carter Hall Park, Haslingden, Terry aged 83 years. A dearly loving husband of Margaret, a much loved father, grandfather and great grandfather and a great friend to many. A celebration of life service will be held at 12noon on Thursday 13th December 2018 in… Read more »

Carol Burton

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Carol Burton of Lion Street, Church, Accrington, peacefully passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday 4th December 2018, aged 74 years. All through her life Carol was a hard worker and has had various jobs including as a pub landlady, a catering assistant, as a retailer on Accrington Market and for… Read more »

Colin Scholes

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Colin Scholes of Olive Lane, Darwen, passed away on Tuesday 27th November 2018, aged 47 years. In his early years Colin attended Broadfield School and whilst growing up he learned to draw and paint from his Grandad who was a well known artist.  He also learned sign writing and joinery at Clayton Park.  On leaving… Read more »