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Obituaries
Kevin Tipling

Kevin Tipling

Kevin Tipling of Woodhead Close, Waterfoot, passed away peacefully in hospital on Tuesday 19th January 2021, aged 69 years. During his working life Kevin spent 11 years in the Royal Artillery (22 Locating Battery), he also had a variety of other jobs including being a Cash Delivery Driver, then a Trainer, a CCTV Monitoring Supervisor,… Continue Reading

Norman Sumner

Norman Sumner

Norman Sumner of York Lane, Langho and formerly of Church, Accrington, passed away peacefully, after a battle bravely fought, on Friday 15th January 2021, aged 80 years. During his life Norman was a hard worker and on leaving school was a Fireman at Rosegrove Station, working in London.  He then took his HGV licence and… Continue Reading

Gareth (Gaz) Hayhurst

Gareth (Gaz) Hayhurst

Gareth Hayhurst, of Union Road, Oswaldtwistle, passed away unexpectedly on Friday 15th January 2021, aged 39 years. After leaving school Gaz started off at Whatmores, then ventured out and started his own business, known as Reece Builders, he then just recently started back at Whatmores earlier this year on the 4th January. In his spare… Continue Reading

Paul Feeley

Paul Feeley

Paul Feeley of Lodge Street, Accrington, passed away peacefully on Wednesday 13th January 2021, aged 60 years. During his life Paul worked as a painter and decorator for Hyndburn Borough Council. In his spare time he enjoyed spending time at his caravan, watching cricket and going fishing.  He also loved talking to people and socialising,… Continue Reading

Howard Mould

Howard Mould

Howard Mould of Lower Barnes Street, Clayton-Le-Moors, passed away peacefully in hospital on Friday 8th January 2021, aged 96 years. During his working life Howard served in the Fleet Air Arms section of the Royal Navy during World War II.  He then had a variety of jobs afterwards, with his favourite one, working as a… Continue Reading

Marie Glannan

Marie Glannan

Marie Glannan, passed away peacefully in Springhill Care Home, Accrington on Monday 4th January, aged 91 years. In her younger years Marie attended Paddock House Convent Grammar School and was a familiar face around Oswaldtwistle as during her working life she was a teacher at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School for many years, she was… Continue Reading

John Greaves

John Greaves

John Greaves of Stanhill Road, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully on New Year’s Eve, surrounded by his family, aged 71 years During his life John had various jobs and started his working career as a baker, he was later an ice cream man for many years, where he became affectionally known to his friends as John… Continue Reading

Susan Woodcock

Susan Woodcock

Susan Woodcock of St Ledger Court, Accrington passed away peacefully in hospital on Thursday 24th December, aged 70 years. After leaving school at the age of 15, Susan went to work at the cotton mill in Rosegrove. In the 80’s she worked at Joseph Arnold’s, she also worked as a sewing machinist in various places,… Continue Reading

Lisa Allen

Lisa Allen

Lisa Allen passed away peacefully in hospital on Thursday 24th December, aged 55 years. During her life Lisa had various careers which included teaching, being a former Councillor for the St Oswald’s Ward in Oswaldtwistle, and most recently as a pub and restaurant manager at the White Bull, New Lane, Oswaldtwistle. In her spare time,… Continue Reading

Roy Taylor

Roy Taylor

Roy Taylor of Buxton Street, Accrington, passed away peacefully in hospital on Monday 21st December 2020, aged 92 years. During his working life Roy started out as an apprentice plumber.  He then joined the Accrington Gas and Water Board.  He also worked for Calder Water Board before joining United Utilities, where he served for 42… Continue Reading

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