Obituaries

Brian Pye

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Mr Brian Pye of Oswaldtwistle died peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 , aged 73 years.  A service will be held in St Augustine’s Church, Huncoat at 11.30am, prior to interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery.  Family flowers only please or donations may be made in memory of Brian to Macmillan Cancer Support c/o Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service,… Read more »

Sean McGuirke

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Sean Peter McGuirke of, 1 Glebe Close, Accrington. Died at his home on Sunday 16th September aged 51 years.  He worked as a press operator for several years formally known as Prestige Ltd in Blackburn.  Sean also worked as a care assistant, before going on to become a red coat at a holiday camp in… Read more »

Dorothy Hodgson

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Mrs Dorothy Hodgson, of Manchester Road, Accringon died on Sunday, September 9 at the Royal Blackburn Hospital, aged 78. She was a devoted mother to Valerie and Philip and also a dear nanny and great-nanny. A service and cremation will take place onFriday, September 21 at 3pm at Accrington Crematorium officiated by minister Christine Hodgson. … Read more »

Margaret Jean Bentley

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Former mill worker Margaret Jean Bentley, of Lime Avenue, Oswaldtwistle died on Saturday, Septmeber 1 at the Royal Blackburn Hospital aged 68. She started work as a young woman at Jazz Broadleys followed by Highams then finishing her working life at Calligen Foam, Mrs Bentley was a member of the Poplar Workin Men’s club for… Read more »