Obituaries

Shirley Burton

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Shirley Margaret Rose Burton, passed away peacefully in hospital on Friday 26th April 2019, aged 67 years. In her younger years Shirley attended Woodnook School, followed by Ascoe’s, University, Gesham and Rist Wires.  She is probably best known though for her days of running pubs which included the Lang’s Arms, the Britannia and also the… Read more »

Irene Barnes

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Irene Barnes of Durham Drive, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully in hospital on Saturday 27th April 2019, aged 88 years. During her life Irene worked at Mullards for 35 years and for many years was a loyal and dedicated committee member of the Arthritis Society as well as a member of Rhyddings Methodist Church.  In recognition… Read more »

Pat Cooper

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Pat Cooper of South View, Great Harwood, passed away peacefully on Thursday 25th April 2019, aged 78 years. During her life Pat worked as a freelance interviewer for Ipsos Mori and later for Homestart where she supported mothers with young children. In her spare time and during her retirement Pat loved traveling and has visited… Read more »

Kathleen Parr

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Kathleen Parr of Hornby Street, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully in hospital on Saturday 27th April 2019, aged 78 years. In her youth Kathleen attended Rhyddings High School before training and working as an auxiliary nurse for 28 years at both Blackburn Royal and Accrington Victoria Hospital.  She was also a member of St John’s Ambulance…. Read more »