Obituaries

Leslie Smith

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Mr Leslie Smith of Trinity Street, Oswaldtwistle died peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Sunday 3rd February 2013, aged 77 years.  He worked for Huncoat Pitt from the age of 16.  He also worked for Cockers and Blythes.  His happiest years were at The Carbo Abrasives Company which was originally based in Clayton-Le-Moors. He was also… Read more »

Pauline Monks

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Mrs Pauline Monks of Nelson Street, Accrington died suddenly at home on Sunday 3rd February 2013, aged 74 years.  She formerly worked as a House Parent at Dyke Nook Children’s Home before becoming a house wife.  She loved animals, particularly show dogs, Rough Collies and Shelties and her cherished cats.  She especially adored Persians and British Short… Read more »

William (Bill) Moores

Posted by Sarah Barton.

On Sunday 3rd February 2013, suddenly after a short illness in the Royal Blackburn Hospital and of Walter Street, Blackburn, William aged 89 years.  The loving father of Gerry and daughter-in-law Jean, a much loved grandad to Russell and great-grandad to Zoe and Jordan.  A funeral service will be held on Friday 8th February 2013… Read more »

Laurence Oliver Nolan

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Mr Laurence Oliver Nolan of Medina Close, Accrington died suddenly at home on Sunday 6th January 2013, aged 63 years. He was a retired roofer and enjoyed socialising with his many friends.  Devoted brother of Elisabeth, Bernadette, Phill, Patricia & Dee. A much loved brother-in-law and also a loving Uncle and Great Uncle. A funeral service will… Read more »