Obituaries

Raymond Derbyshire

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Raymond Derbyshire of Accrington, passed away peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Friday 31st August 2018, aged 84 years. During his life Raymond started out at Manchester Grammar School and then worked for AG Barr and also Autotrader.  In his spare time he enjoyed arts and crafts and attended Moorhouse Community Centre. Raymond sadly… Read more »

Colin Howarth

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Unexpectedly on Sunday 19th August 2018, in the Royal Blackburn Hospital, Colin aged 80 years. A dearly loving husband of the late Jean, a much loved dad of Elaine and Jacqueline, a dear father in law of Lyndon and the late Alan also a treasured grandad and a much loved brother. A celebration of life… Read more »

June Holman

Posted by Sarah Barton.

June Holman of Oswaldtwistle, sadly passed away on Saturday 18th August 2018, in the Royal Preston Hospital, aged 82 years. During her working life she was a familiar face at Woolworths on Broadway in Accrington and also at Kids Connection on Peel Street, Accrington. Throughout her life she regularly attended St Mary’s Church in Oswaldtwistle…. Read more »

Mark Rayner

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Passed away unexpectedly on Friday 10th August 2018, aged 57 years. Mark will be very sadly missed by all his family and friends. A celebration of life service will be held at 10.45am on Friday 24th August 2018 at Pleasington Crematorium. Family flowers only please, but donations are welcome for the Salvation Army, c/o Barton… Read more »