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Derek Shanks

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Derek Shanks of Monk Street, Accrington, passed away on Wednesday 26th June 2019, aged 60 years. During his life Derek worked at F & K Knowles slipper factory on Kay Street in Oswaldtwistle and also Express Gifts in Church.  In his spare time he liked football and socialising with friends and was a well known… Read more »

John (Jack) Heyes

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Jack Heyes of Oswaldtwistle, passed away suddenly in hospital after a short illness on Sunday 16th June 2019, aged 92 years. In 1941, Jack left school and started work at Howard & Bullough’s as a tool fitter and draughtsman, he also worked for a number of other local engineering companies throughout his life including JT… Read more »

Peter Metcalfe

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Peter Silvester Metcalfe of Howarth Avenue, Church, passed away suddenly at home on Thursday 13th June 2019, aged 70 years. For most of his working life he was well known in the local area, working as a gardener for over twenty years. He was known affectionately as ‘Pete the Gardener’ In his spare time and… Read more »

Linda Merrick

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Linda Merrick of Miller Close, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully on Thursday 16th May 2019, aged 65 years. In her younger years Linda attended Rhyddings High School and during her life has worked at sewing factories as well as various nursing homes.  In her spare time she enjoyed caravanning, bingo and music and was also a… Read more »