Obituaries

Barry (Baz/Curly) Holden

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Barry Holden of Roegreave Road, Oswaldtwistle, unexpectedly passed away at home on Thursday 21st September 2017, aged 58 years. Known to his family and friends as Baz or Curly, he was a familiar face around Oswaldtwistle, Church and Accrington.  He was a Jack of all trades who would help anyone out with any work or… Read more »

Peter Stephens

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Pete Stephens of Ramsgreave Drive, Blackburn, passed away unexpectedly, after a short illness in Leeds General Infirmary on Thursday 7th September 2017, aged 64 years. A dearly loving husband to Yvonne, a much loved father to David, a dear father in law to Hannah, a treasured grandfather to Olivia and Isaac, also a dear brother… Read more »

Margaret Lynch (nee Macintosh)

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Margaret Lynch of Lupin Close, Accrington, died peacefully in hospital on Monday 4th September 2017, aged 85 years. Daughter of the late James Edward and Ethel Macintosh and sister of the late Alan. During her life Margaret was a hard worker and had a varied career over the years, she has worked for Hyndburn Park… Read more »

James (Jim) Baldwin

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Jim Baldwin formerly of Fern Avenue, Oswaldtwistle, sadly passed away at Hope House, Clayton-Le-Moors on Tuesday 5th September 2017, aged 95 years. Jim started his working life at the age of 14 for Spencer & Beattie Ltd, Springworks, where he remained for 47 years up until his retirement at the age of 61. In the… Read more »