Obituaries

Roy Thistlethwaite

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Roy Thistlethwaite of Hood Street, Accrington, passed away peacefully in hospital on Friday 3rd May 2019, aged 63 years. During his life Roy mainly worked as a heating plumber, he also loved tinkering, building, fixing and mending things as well as doing the odd bit of joinery. Roy was the dearly loved son of Violet,… Read more »

Jean Furlong

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Peacefully passed away in Springfield Care Home, Blackburn on Tuesday 7th May, aged 81 years. A former pupil of Rhyddings School, Oswaldtwistle and former employee of British Aerospace. Jean lived in Penwortham, Preston for the majority of her adulthood, prior to moving in later life to Mellor, Blackburn, to be closer to her daughter and… Read more »

Melanie Bolton

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Melanie Bolton of Clayton-le-Moors, passed away peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice on Friday 3rd May 2019, aged 46 years. In her younger years Melanie attended Moorhead High School, she later joined the Police force, where she worked as a custody officer for over 20 years. In her spare time and when not on duty… Read more »

Marjorie Williams

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Marjorie Williams, formerly of Thwaites Road, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully on Sunday 28th April 2019, aged 84 years. During her childhood Marjorie attended school at St Joseph’s in Blackburn and throughout her life has worked for various companies including the Baines Cotton Mill, Mullards, Home Help (LCC) and also Igloo frozen Foods. She loved dancing… Read more »