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Michael (Micky) Pugh

Michael (Micky) Pugh

Michael Pugh, of Cross Street West, Colne and formerly of Oswaldtwistle, passed away on Saturday 15th June 2024, aged 49 years. In his youth Micky attended Rhyddings High School and since then over the years has worked for a few different companies doing labouring and warehouse work. At the weekend and in his spare time… Continue Reading

Eileen Prior

Eileen Prior

Eileen Prior of Mallard Place, Oswaldtwistle, died peacefully on Friday 14th June 2024, aged 73 years. Before retiring Eileen was the owner of a butty shop and had also previously worked in the hospitality industry in cafes and bars in Accrington and Blackburn, with her being a familiar face at The Picnic Basket and The… Continue Reading

Jean Gaffney

Jean Gaffney

Jean Gaffney, of Lonsdale Street, Accrington, died peacefully on Tuesday 11th June 2024, aged 82 years. During her life Jean worked for several companies over the years including Rishy Crisps, Ewbank, Rist Wires, Noel Escorts (Pickle Factory) and Golden Graphics. In her spare time and during her retirement she enjoyed reading, watching TV, listening to… Continue Reading

Moira Staines

Moira Staines

Moira Staines of Accrington, died peacefully on Wednesday 1st May 2024. Moira was known to many as the landlady of The White Orchid Boutique Bar on Market Square in Accrington Town Centre. During her life she also worked at Woodcocks & Sons, was the owner and dance teacher of Lollipop Dance Studio as well as… Continue Reading

David Taylor of Peel Park Close, Accrington, passed away unexpectedly on 27th April 2024, aged 63 years. From the age of twelve David started to earn his own money working with family in a second-hand shop.  He then became a tyre fitter and almost took the opportunity to go to America to become part of… Continue Reading

Terence Wilding

Terence Wilding

Terence Wilding of Hippings Vale, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday 19th April 2024, aged 84 years. During his life Terence served in the Army and also worked at Baxenden Chemicals, Marriots and then Prestige up until taking his retirement. In his spare time and during his retirement he enjoyed reading… Continue Reading

Margaret Killingbeck

Margaret Killingbeck

Margaret Killingbeck of Laburnum Drive, Oswaldtwistle, died peacefully on Wednesday 17th April 2024, aged 93 years. During her life Margaret has worked for a few different companies over the years including the Darwen Branch of the Co-Op, Park Bros, Rists Wires & Cables and as a weaver for various mills.  She also worked part-time at… Continue Reading

Dorothy Sudders

Dorothy Sudders of Sycamore Crescent, Clayton-Le-Moors, died peacefully on Tuesday 19th March 2024, aged 83 years. During her life Dorothy was the proprietor of the West End Launderette for a time as well as working at Joseph Arnolds, Hambledon Studios and Hallmark. In her spare time and during her retirement she enjoyed going away on… Continue Reading

John Hartley

John Hartley

John Hartley of Chapel Street, Oswaldtwistle, died at home on Sunday 24th March 2024, aged 70 years. During his life John worked at Cobble and also ran his own company Sheetstyle Ltd for over 30 years.  In his spare time he enjoyed going fishing for his health and wellbeing.  He also loved listening to music… Continue Reading

Derek Roberts

Derek Roberts

Derek Roberts of Fielding Lane, Oswaldtwistle, passed away on 19th March 2024, aged 77 years. Derek was a time served engineer at Mullards and, at the age of 21 he joined the Merchant Navy, travelling around the world visiting places across Africa, East Asia, North & South America and countless more over a 25-year career,… Continue Reading

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