Obituaries

Russell Walkden

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Russell Walkden of Rydall Mount, Belthorn, passed away in the East Lancashire Hospice on Friday 19th June 2018, aged 50 years. Russell grew up in Oswaldtwistlw on James Street and Paddock Street, but has lived in Belthorn for the past fourteen years. In his early years of working Russell worked for the Associated Dairies in… Read more »

Lily Teresa Waring

Posted by Sarah Barton.

LILY TERESA WARING of Oswaldtwistle, passed away suddenly in the Royal Preston Hospital on Sunday 10th June, aged 83 years. The dearly loved wife of Alan, a much loved mum of Linda, Andrea and Peter, a treasured grandma and great grandma and also a good friend to many. A celebration of life service will take… Read more »

Lynda Helena Morris

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Lynda Morris of Foxfields Close, Oswaldtwistle, suddenly passed away on Friday 18th May 2018, aged 57 years. During her working life Lynda worked for various companies including Dr Kharim’s Surgery, Airtours for a number of years, as well as later managing her own travel agents and tour operator service.  Over the years she helped out… Read more »

Ray Higginbottom (Raymondo)

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Ray Higginbotton of Oswaldtwistle and formerly of Blackburn, passed away peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice after a short illness, bravely fought on Monday 21st May 2018, aged 77 years. Ray grew up in Blackburn before moving to Oswaldtwistle and throughout his life worked as a self-employed painter and decorator.  In his spare time he… Read more »