Obituaries

Dorothy (Anne) Jones

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Anne Jones of Yew Tree Drive, Oswaldtwistle passed away peacefully but unexpectedly on Tuesday 24th July 2018, aged 79 years. Anne was a stall holder on Accrington Market for many years.  In her spare time she enjoyed sailing, caravanning, camping and walking, she was a member of the Coniston Sailing club for many years.  She… Read more »

David Swindells

Posted by Sarah Barton.

David Swindells of Yew Tree Drive, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Sunday 22nd July 2018, aged 71 years. Throughout his life David was a HGV Class 1 lorry driver and worked for Ironfields, East Lancs Warehousing and finally for Kenyons where he stayed up until his retirement.  In his spare… Read more »

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 »