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Irene Orrom

Irene Orrom

Irene Orrom of Lancaster Avenue, Accrington, tragically passed away in hospital on Monday 30th December 2019, aged 74 years. Irene was born and raised in Padiham and during her life worked for various places including Empire Bingo as well as pubs and clubs. A much loved and sadly missed grandmother – mother and best friend.… Continue Reading

Michael Stanley Cosgrove

Michael Stanley Cosgrove

Of Intack, passed away suddenly at home on Monday 30th December 2019, aged 66 years. The dearly loving husband of Christine, a much loved father of Steven, Vicky, Sarah and Simon, a treasured grandad of nine and also a much loved brother. His funeral service will be held at 10.45am, on Friday 17th January 2020,… Continue Reading

Kenneth Neville

Kenneth Neville

Kenneth Neville formerly of Dorchester Avenue, passed away peacefully on Monday 30th December 2019, aged 82 years. After completing 4 years of National Service, Kenneth trained in upholstery and worked at CD Pearce for over 30 years and then later worked as a storeman before becoming a supervisor at EJ Riley’s. In his spare time… Continue Reading

Christopher (Brent) Haslope

Christopher (Brent) Haslope

Christopher Haslope of Thirsk Grove, Blackpool, passed away peacefully on Thursday 28th November 2019, aged 52 years. Known to his family and friends as Brent, on leaving school he started work at a local butchers and also studied at Blackpool College, where he achieved the Master Butcher award.  He then started a joint business called BK… Continue Reading

Janis Walmsley

Janis Walmsley

Janis Walmsley of Aspen Lane, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully in hospital on Wednesday 4th December 2019, aged 71 years. In her younger years Janis was a qualified hairdresser before becoming a full time mother and home maker. In her spare time and throughout her life she was a loyal member of Girlguiding and was a hugely… Continue Reading

Francis Hughy Cross

Francis Hughy Cross

Francis Cross of Eagle street, Accrington, passed away on Monday 18th November 2019, aged 90 years. In his youth Francis attended Rhyddings High School and then had a variety of careers including working at Church Gas Works, Joseph Arnolds, , Kearns & Allens (Bleach Dryers), Sherfin Corn Mill and Brooke Bond Oxo in Great Harwood, many… Continue Reading

Edwin (Eddie) Hargreaves

Edwin (Eddie) Hargreaves

Edwin Hargreaves of Spinning Mill Close, Stanhill, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday 19th November 2019, aged 77 years. During his life Eddie worked for Lookers Vauxhall in Blackburn and in his spare time enjoyed football, horse racing and snooker, but without a doubt, most of all he loved spending time with his beloved… Continue Reading

Patricia Foote

Patricia Foote

Patricia Foote of The Straits, Oswaldtwistle, passed away in hospital on Saturday 16th November 2019, aged 78 years. In her early years Patricia attended Rhyddings High School before going onto work for various companies including B.S.B Electronics, The Royal Ordinance Factory, Hawk Electronics and also Mullards. In her spare time she loved gardening, embroidery, sailing and… Continue Reading

John Forrest

John Forrest

John Forrest of Hawthorn Avenue, Oswaldtwistle passed away peacefully on Sunday 3rd November 2019, aged 84 years. Due to unforeseen circumstances John’s celebration of life service will NOW be held at 2.20pm on Thursday 14th November 2019 at Accrington Crematorium. In his early years John attended St John’s Junior School and later moved onto Hyndburn… Continue Reading

Jean Martland

Jean Martland

Jean Martland of Hargreaves Road, Oswaldtwistle, passed away suddenly but peacefully at home on 25th October 2019, aged 80 years. A beloved wife to Robert and a much loved mother, grandma and great grandma. Service to be held on Friday 8th November, at 2.20pm at Accrington Crematorium. Family flowers only please, further enquires please to… Continue Reading

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