Obituaries

Lynda Helena Morris

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Lynda Morris of Foxfields Close, Oswaldtwistle, suddenly passed away on Friday 18th May 2018, aged 57 years. During her working life Lynda worked for various companies including Dr Kharim’s Surgery, Airtours for a number of years, as well as later managing her own travel agents and tour operator service.  Over the years she helped out… Read more »

Ray Higginbottom (Raymondo)

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Ray Higginbotton of Oswaldtwistle and formerly of Blackburn, passed away peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice after a short illness, bravely fought on Monday 21st May 2018, aged 77 years. Ray grew up in Blackburn before moving to Oswaldtwistle and throughout his life worked as a self-employed painter and decorator.  In his spare time he… Read more »

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 »