Obituaries

Elsie May Pearson

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Elsie Pearson of Church, Accrington passed away on Monday 30th July 2018, aged 70 years. During her life Elsie worked for Highams, Joesph Arnolds and also Karrimor International.  In her spare time she loved watching soaps and game shows on TV, as well as watching DVD’s, especially wrestling.  She also took pleasure in looking after… Read more »

Gordon Joseph Wheatman

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Thursday 26th July 2018, and of Whalley New Road, Blackburn, Gordon aged 82 years. A dear brother to Geoffrey and uncle to Gareth and Allison. Gordon will be very sadly missed by all his family and friends. His funeral service will be held at 10.45am on Monday 6th… Read more »

Dorothy (Anne) Jones

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Anne Jones of Yew Tree Drive, Oswaldtwistle passed away peacefully but unexpectedly on Tuesday 24th July 2018, aged 79 years. Anne was a stall holder on Accrington Market for many years.  In her spare time she enjoyed sailing, caravanning, camping and walking, she was a member of the Coniston Sailing club for many years.  She… Read more »

David Swindells

Posted by Sarah Barton.

David Swindells of Yew Tree Drive, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Sunday 22nd July 2018, aged 71 years. Throughout his life David was a HGV Class 1 lorry driver and worked for Ironfields, East Lancs Warehousing and finally for Kenyons where he stayed up until his retirement.  In his spare… Read more »