Moira Staines

Moira Staines

Moira Staines of Accrington, died peacefully on Wednesday 1st May 2024.

Moira was known to many as the landlady of The White Orchid Boutique Bar on Market Square in Accrington Town Centre. During her life she also worked at Woodcocks & Sons, was the owner and dance teacher of Lollipop Dance Studio as well as being the Advice & Guidance Manager at Accrington & Rossendale College for many years.

In her spare time, she enjoyed socialising, reading, listening to music and working with the local Citizen’s Advice Centres. Her claim to fame was becoming the first female landlady in Rossendale in 1990, at the Forrester Arms in Haslingden.

Moira was the dearly loved daughter of Alan and Vera, a much-loved wife of Bill, a dear sister to Chris and a good friend to many.

She will be very sadly missed by all her loving family and all those who knew her.

A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday 16th May 2024, at Accrington Crematorium.  The funeral cortege will leave from the White Orchid at approx. 9.15am for the service at 9.40am.  The celebration of Moira’s life will then continue afterwards back at The White Orchid.

For further enquires please contact Paul Barton of Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service, The Old Foxhill, 136-8 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle. BB5 3DR.  Tel: 01254 390542.

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