Obituaries

John Forrest

Posted by Sarah Barton.

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… Read more »

Jean Martland

Posted by Sarah Barton.

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… Read more »

Keith Payne

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Keith Payne of Roegreave Road, Oswaldtwistle, passed away suddenly but peacefully on Thursday 17th October 2019, aged 65 years. In his early years Keith started off his school days at St Andrew’s, Hipping Vale in Oswaldtwistle before moving up to St Christopher’s High School in Accrington.  After leaving school he started work at Emerson &… Read more »

Martin Halstead

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Martin Halstead of Fir Court, Huncoat, passed away on Saturday 12th October, aged 68 years. During his working life Martin worked as a guillotine operator at Cambridge Press Printers in Clayton-Le-Moors from 1967-1982. In his spare time he enjoyed reading, socialising as well as painting and decorating.  In his younger years he also took part… Read more »