Obituaries

Betty Smith

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Betty Smith of Fairfield Street, Accrington, sadly passed away on Tuesday 15th May 2018, at home, aged 94 years. Over the years Betty had numerous jobs but the times she enjoyed the most were as a stall holder on Clitheroe and Bacup market. In her spare time and during her retirement she enjoyed going for… Read more »

Paul Burton

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Paul Burton of Morecambe and formerly of Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully in the Royal Lancaster Infirmary on Wednesday 16th May 2018, aged 44 years. In his early years Paul attended Hippings Methodist before moving up to Rhyddings High School.  On leaving school he trained as a mechanic and worked for various places including Broadfield Garage,… Read more »

Mavis Ratcliffe

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Mavis Ratcliffe of Oswaldtwistle, sadly passed away on Monday 7th May 2018, in Blackpool Victoria Hospital, aged 81 years. Throughout her life Mavis has worked in farming and together with her husband Stewart ran Cockerley Fold Farm, off Pot House Lane in Oswaldtwistle.  In her spare time and her during her retirement she loved nothing… Read more »

Eileen Nicholson

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Eileen Nicholson of Edinburgh Drive, Oswaldtwistle, sadly passed away on Sunday 22nd April 2018, whilst surrounded by her loving family, after an illness bravely fought, aged 69 years. Throughout her working life Eileen worked for various companies including the Royal Ordinance Factory, the Gas Board and the Civil Service (VAT office). In her spare time… Read more »