Obituaries

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

Posted by Sarah Barton.

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 »

Thomas (Tom) Barton

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Mr Thomas Barton of White Ash Estate, Oswaldtwistle, formerly of Accrington died peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital after a short illness on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, aged 92 years. Known to his family and friends as Tom he started his working life in the RAF in the 1939 Regiment, where he occupied the aerodromes… Read more »

Barbara Janet Briggs

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Barbara Janet Briggs formerly of Longridge and of Oswaldtwistle died peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, aged 57 years. During her life Barbara shared her good, kind nature as the landlady of the White Bull Public House in Longridge before taking over the reins of The Heys Public House in… Read more »