Obituaries

Joan Hogan

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Joan Hogan formerly of Hogan’s Newsagents and Papershop in Church, Accrington passed away peacefully on Tuesday 17th July 2018, aged 75 years. Born in Clitheroe, Joan later moved with her mum and dad to Lee Street in Accrington.  After leaving school she became a hairdresser in Accrington for over twenty years.  Joan loved singing and… Read more »

Harold Gregson

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Harold Gregson passed away peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Tuesday 10th July 2018, aged 77 years. He grew up in Oswaldtwistle and started his early school years at Hippings Methodist before moving up to Accrington Grammar School.  He later went to work for the Halifax Building Society where he stayed for over 36… Read more »

Audrey Scholes

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Audrey Scholes of Accrington, passed away peacefully on Saturday 23rd June 2018, aged 90 years. During her life Audrey attended the Accrington Girls High School between 1939-1943.  She later worked for Joseph Arnolds for ten years.  She was devoted to her family and also her cats and in her younger years liked gardening. Audrey will… Read more »

Harry Parker Newton

Posted by Sarah Barton.

HARRY PARKER NEWTON peacefully at home on Friday 22nd June 2018, whilst surrounded by his loving family, and of Oswaldtwistle, Harry aged 80 years. A dearly loving husband of Jean, a treasured father of Sharon, a dear brother of Alf and the late George and sister in law Margaret and also a best pal of… Read more »