Obituaries

James Louis Carr

Posted by Sarah Barton.

James Carr of Cartmell Avenue, Accrington, passed away peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital, on Tuesday 28th November 2017, aged 82 years. During his life James was a sheet metal worker by trade.  In the spare time of his younger years he took pleasure in going fishing, then in later life loved reading and doing… Read more »

William (Bill) Furness

Posted by Sarah Barton.

William Furness of Lime Avenue, Accrington, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday 26th November 2017, aged 75 years. Known to his family and friends as Bill, he was a familiar face around Accrington. He loved going into town, where he would enjoy a pint.  He always had a smile but liked to keep himself… Read more »

Geoffrey Beresford Hanson

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Geoffrey Beresford Hanson of Allsprings Drive, Great Harwood, sadly passed away in the East Lancashire Hospice, on Thursday 23rd November 2017, aged 90 years. In his younger years Geoffrey attended the Clitheroe Royal Grammar School, on leaving school he went to work in the family business of animal feed and haulage which at that time… Read more »

George William Grunshaw

Posted by Sarah Barton.

George Grunshaw of Warrenside Close, Wilpshire, passed away peacefully in hospital on Sunday 12th November 2017, aged 76 years. George started his working life as an apprentice painter and decorator at Blackburn CO-OP from 1956-1962, gaining many qualifications. He then worked for Shopfitters Lancashire Ltd, as a draughtsman to Lancashire Barfitters working his way up… Read more »