Obituaries

Gladys Robertson MacKenzie

Posted by Sarah Barton.

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… Read more »

Janice Payne

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Janice Payne of Roegreave Road, Oswaldtwistle, passed away in hospital on Thursday 19th September 2019, aged 74 years. In her early years Janice attended Woodnook School, before going onto work for many years at Highams factory and then later worked for 40 years as a dinner lady at Moorend School and in her spare time… Read more »

Raymond Pickering

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Raymond Pickering of Brook Street, Rishton, passed away on Wednesday 11th September 2019 in hospital, aged 77 years. In his youth Ray attended St James Infant School and then Bangor St at Blackburn, he left school at the age of 15 and went to work at Donshoe.  He has also worked over the years for… Read more »

William (Bill) Hammerton

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Passed away suddenly at home in Rishton on Wednesday 11th September 2019, aged 75 years. The dearly loving husband of Christine, a much loved father of Colin, Carol and Alan, a dear father in law of Kath, Shaun and Bel, a treasured grandad and great grandad (Grumpy) and also a much loved brother brother of… Read more »