Obituaries

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 »

Matthew Gay

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Matthew Gay of Marsden Street, Accrington, passed away unexpectedly at home on Wednesday 17th April 2019, aged 47 years. In his younger years Matthew was an ex Royal Marine for approx. 7 years, then later undertook a career as a metal worker. In his spare time, he took pleasure in walking his dog and socialising… Read more »

Roy (Ron) Cowperthwaite

Posted by Sarah Barton.

Roy Cowperthwaite, better known as Ron and of Lion Street, Church, passed away in hospital on Tuesday 23rd April 2019, aged 83 years. A dearly loved husband of the late Ivy, a much loved father of Kim, a dear father in law of Pauline and brother in law of Ken, a loving uncle of Carol,… Read more »

John Roberts

Posted by Sarah Barton.

John Roberts of Maudsley Street, Accrington, passed away at home on Wednesday 10th April 2019, aged 61 years. During his working life John was a building contractor and over the years worked for many different firms. In his spare time he enjoyed socialising and going for a drink in local pubs and clubs, in particular… Read more »