Obituaries

Melanie Bolton

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Melanie Bolton of Clayton-le-Moors, passed away peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice on Friday 3rd May 2019, aged 46 years. In her younger years Melanie attended Moorhead High School, she later joined the Police force, where she worked as a custody officer for over 20 years. In her spare time and when not on duty… Read more »

Marjorie Williams

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Marjorie Williams, formerly of Thwaites Road, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully on Sunday 28th April 2019, aged 84 years. During her childhood Marjorie attended school at St Joseph’s in Blackburn and throughout her life has worked for various companies including the Baines Cotton Mill, Mullards, Home Help (LCC) and also Igloo frozen Foods. She loved dancing… Read more »

Shirley Burton

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Shirley Margaret Rose Burton, passed away peacefully in hospital on Friday 26th April 2019, aged 67 years. In her younger years Shirley attended Woodnook School, followed by Ascoe’s, University, Gesham and Rist Wires.  She is probably best known though for her days of running pubs which included the Lang’s Arms, the Britannia and also the… Read more »

Irene Barnes

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Irene Barnes of Durham Drive, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully in hospital on Saturday 27th April 2019, aged 88 years. During her life Irene worked at Mullards for 35 years and for many years was a loyal and dedicated committee member of the Arthritis Society as well as a member of Rhyddings Methodist Church.  In recognition… Read more »