Obituaries

Geoffrey Claypole

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Geoffrey Claypole of Accrington, passed away peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice on Monday 26th November 2018, aged 56 years. In his early years Geoffrey attended Leavengreave Primary School in Shawforth, before moving up to Whitworth High School, before becoming a self employed builder. Geoffrey enjoyed listening to music, cars and motorbikes, gardening and also… Read more »

James (Jim) Woodhouse

Posted by Sarah Barton.

James Woodhouse of Broadfield Street, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Sunday 25th November 2018, aged 96 years. Better known to his family and friends as Jim.  Throughout his life Jim was always a hard worker and kept himself busy.  Over the years he worked for various companies including the Gas… Read more »

Alec Mackereth

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Alec Mackereth of Milnshaw Gardens, Accrington, passed away in Wythenshawe Hospital on Thursday 15th November 2018, aged 70 years. During his life Alec was a time served plumber and enjoyed renovating properties which included a hotel in Durban, South Africa.  He was also a Blackburn Rovers supporter. In his spare time he greatly enjoyed watching… Read more »

Patrick Haworth

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Patrick Haworth of Central Avenue, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Tuesday 20th November 2018, aged 73 years. In his early years Patrick attended school at St Mary’s in Oswaldtwistle before moving up to Holy Family.  Throughout his life he was a hard worker and worked for various companies including William… Read more »