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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

Keith Payne

Keith Payne

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 &… Continue Reading

Martin Halstead

Martin Halstead

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… Continue Reading

Gladys Robertson MacKenzie

Gladys Robertson MacKenzie

Gladys Robertson MazKenzie of Highfield Close, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital, on Saturday 12th October 2019, aged 85 years. In her early years Gladys attended Leith Academy School in Edinburgh, she then worked on the International Switchboard at Faraday, Black Friars before moving on to Spillers in New Malden, in London… Continue Reading

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