Obituaries

Alan Dempsey

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Mr Alan Dempsey of Hawthorn Avenue, Oswaldtwistle, died peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice following a short illness, on Friday, December 6, 2013, aged 71 years. During his working life Alan was a policeman and was always popular amongst his colleagues and made many friends along the way.  He was also a keen and quite… Read more »

Christopher McHugh

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Mr Christopher McHugh of Sycamore Grove, Baxenden, died suddenly in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Thursday, November 28, 2013, aged 65 years. During his life Christopher was a time served mechanical engineer. He also worked for Burnley Paper and Board Mill up until it closed.  Christopher also spent two years working at Morrisons supermarket in… Read more »

Michael John Kenyon

Posted by Sarah Barton.

On Wednesday, November 20, 2013 peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital after a short illness, and of Brownhill, Blackburn, Mike aged 73 years. The dearly loved brother of Margaret, a dear brother in law of Doug, and also a treasured uncle of Simon and Helen. “Mike was a dear friend to many and will be… Read more »

Donald Bentley

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Mr Donald Bentley of Worsley Court, Oswaldtwistle, died suddenly at home on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, aged 69 years. Donald started his working life as an apprentice for Eubank in Accrington, before becoming a press tool setter where he made equipment that was used in the mines which was extremely high precision engineered stuff and… Read more »