Obituaries

Henry (Hal) Taylor

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Wednesday 10th January 2018, Hal aged 73 years. The proud father of Martin, Graham and Neil and also a treasured grandad. Hal will be very sadly missed by all his loving family and friends. A celebration of life service will be held at 10.00am on Monday 22nd January… Read more »

Dorothy Mary Young

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Dorothy Young of Oswaldtwistle sadly passed away on Wednesday 10th January 2018, aged 82 years. After leaving school she undertook working in an office firstly at Stonebridge Mill then later at the Daisy Dairy at West End, where she stayed for nearly thirty years, she then worked briefly as a solicitor’s secretary in Accrington, before… Read more »

John Barton

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Monday 8th January 2018, after an illness bravely fought and whilst surrounded by his loving family, John aged 90 years. The beloved husband of the late Jean, a dearly loved dad of Paul, a much loved step-dad of Julie, a treasured grandad of Matthew, Oliver, Laura, James, Clare… Read more »

Robert Joseph Crabtree

Posted by Sarah Barton.

 Robert Crabtree of Nelson Street, Accrington, passed away unexpededly on Tuesday 9th January 2018, aged 56 years. In his younger years Robert attended Springhill Primary school, then later Accrington Grammar School for Boys.  During his life he worked as a HGV driver for various companies including British Solvent Oils, ICI at Darwen and more recently… Read more »