Obituaries

Colin Scholes

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Colin Scholes of Olive Lane, Darwen, passed away on Tuesday 27th November 2018, aged 47 years. In his early years Colin attended Broadfield School and whilst growing up he learned to draw and paint from his Grandad who was a well known artist.  He also learned sign writing and joinery at Clayton Park.  On leaving… Read more »

Alan Waring

Posted by Sarah Barton.

of Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully in Southport Hospital on Friday 30th November, aged 83 years. The dearly loved husband of the late Lily, a much loved dad of Linda, Andrea and Peter, a treasured grandad and great grandad and also a good friend to many. A celebration of life service will take place at 11.00am,… Read more »

Geoffrey Claypole

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Geoffrey Claypole of Accrington, passed away peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice on Monday 26th November 2018, aged 56 years. In his early years Geoffrey attended Leavengreave Primary School in Shawforth, before moving up to Whitworth High School, before becoming a self employed builder. Geoffrey enjoyed listening to music, cars and motorbikes, gardening and also… Read more »

James (Jim) Woodhouse

Posted by Sarah Barton.

James Woodhouse of Broadfield Street, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Sunday 25th November 2018, aged 96 years. Better known to his family and friends as Jim.  Throughout his life Jim was always a hard worker and kept himself busy.  Over the years he worked for various companies including the Gas… Read more »