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Steven Caulfield

Steven Caulfield

Steven Caulfield of St Ledger Court, Accrington, passed away suddenly but peacefully on Friday 9th October 2020 – far too soon at the age of 55. During his life Steven has worked for various companies including as a sales rep for the Dixons Group, as a general labourer for Ashworth’s, as well as in the… Continue Reading

Kenneth Killingbeck (KK)

Kenneth Killingbeck (KK)

Kenneth Killingbeck of Laburnum Drive, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully on Saturday 3rd October 2020, aged 90 years. During his working life Ken was a railway fireman and proudly served in the East Lancashire Regiment, B Company and the 2nd Battalion Parachute Regiment.  He also worked as a maintenance engineer for Whitbreds for over 20 years.… Continue Reading

Jack Morris

Jack Morris

Jack Morris formerly of Albert Street, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully in hospital on Wednesday 23rd September 2020, aged 84 years. After serving in Her Majesty’s Royal Navy Jack had numerous jobs including working as a fitter in local firms, as well as working in South Africa for a time.  He was then employed again as… Continue Reading

Brian Wolfenden

Brian Wolfenden

Brian Wolfenden, of Rishton and formerly of Newchurch Rd, Higher Clough Fold, Rossendale, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at home on Friday 28th August 2020, aged 77 years. For the most part of his life Brian worked as a Wagon Driver for Rossendale Borough Council up until taking his retirement after 27 years. In his… Continue Reading

Margaret Niemeyer (Nee Hindle)

Margaret Niemeyer (Nee Hindle)

Margaret Niemeyer of Cooper Close, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday 29th August 2020, aged 71 years. Throughout her life Margaret was a hard worker and has worked for various companies over the years including the Royal Ordinance Factory in Blackburn, Rist Wires and also Hollin Bank House… Continue Reading

Jean Dwyer

Jean Dwyer

Jean Dwyer of Tennyson Ave, Oswaldtwistle, passed away suddenly but peacefully on Tuesday 25th August 2020, aged 80 years. During her life Jean worked firstly at the local mill and then for Bythe’s as a kitchen assistant, she then later went to work as a cleaner at Stoneyhurst College, the Golden Cross Pub and also… Continue Reading

Joseph Beardmore

Joseph Beardmore

Joe Beardmore of Clayton-Le-Moors, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday 12th August 2020, aged 84 years. The dearly loving husband of Joyce, a much loved father of Peter and Christopher, father in law to Paula and a dear brother of Alan and his wife Linda. A celebration of life service will be held for… Continue Reading

John (Jack) Haworth

John (Jack) Haworth

JOHN (JACK) HAWORTH on 1st of August 2020, unexpectedly passed away peacefully – far too soon at the age of 80. Beloved husband of the late Valerie, dearly adored Dad of Lesley, much loved Granddad to Jason and Amy, and a fun-loving Great Granddad to Mia – Jack was also a fantastic Brother-in-law to Joyce… Continue Reading

Edna Briggs

Edna Briggs

Edna Briggs passed away peacefully in hospital on Wednesday 22nd July, aged 73 years. During her life Edna had various jobs, firstly starting as a weaver with her mother, she then progressed to sewing but she was probably most familiar when working in her local pubs, in particular The Plough and The Spinning Jenny. She… Continue Reading

Margaret (Marguerite) Kennedy

Margaret (Marguerite) Kennedy

Margaret (Marguerite) Kennedy of Quebec Road, Blackburn passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th July 2020 aged 93 years. A beloved wife of the late Thomas Kennedy, she leaves behind her much loved daughters Fiona and Jane and also her treasured grandchildren Bibi, Simon, Henry and Thomas. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated at the Sacred… Continue Reading

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