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Please see below our continuously updated list of obituaries in memory of cherished loved ones and information with regards to donations in their memory.  "Ever in our thoughts"

Pauline Lord

Funeral Service

10:20am, Friday
12 May 2017

Pauline's funeral service will be held at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA led by Civil Celebrant Lianna Champ

Pauline Lord

Devoted family lady who loved life

Peacefully at her home on 3rd May 2017, Pauline aged 71 years of Great Harwood. The devoted wife of the late Derek.  Much loved mum of Derek and Ann, cherished nana of Hadley, loving sister of Jack and dear relative and friend to many.

Pauline worked as a cashier in the office at the Co-op in Great Harwood.  In her spare time, Pauline enjoyed grabbing a bargain from QVC and she particularly loved travelling.  She travelled on holiday worldwide and liked active holidays where she would take in the different sights and cultures.  She travelled every year to Majorca with her best friend Eileen, Les and Terry, and she also loved her family holidays to the south of France, Florida and New York.   Pauline was full of fun and enjoyed her girly weekends too.  She was a devoted family lady who loved life.  She took great pleasure in completing her family tree and always filmed family events and always gave all the family members a copy.


Donations in memory of Pauline on behalf of East Lancashire Hospice

John Hyde

Funeral Service

11:30am, Thursday
11 May 2017

The service to celebrate John's life will take place at Pleasington Crematorium, Tower Road, Blackburn BB2 5LE

John Hyde

A true family man

On 3rd May 2017 peacefully at the Old Gates Nursing Home, John aged 80 years of Blackburn.  The devoted and much loved husband of Joyce, loving dad of Chris and Karen, dear father-in-law to Louise, cherished grandad of Zoe, Thomas, Oliver, Jacob and Caitlyn, great grandad of Rhyley and Meeya, Harry, Jude, Scarlett and the late Arabella.

John did his national service in the army cadets and later worked as an engineer and fitter at Phillips Blackburn for 25 years. He enjoyed touring the length and breadth of the UK in his caravan and had a soft spot for the south of England.  He also enjoyed spending time walking his dog.  In his spare time, he also enjoyed watching the QVC shopping channel.  Above all, John was a family man.  He was a very proud grandad who loved to spoil his grandchildren.

Family flowers only and donations in memory of John on behalf of the Alzheimer's Society

Harold Norman

Funeral Service

10:45am, Friday
05 May 2017

The service to celebrate Harold's life will take place at All Saints Church, Clayton-le-Moors followed by committal at Accrington Crematorium

Harold Norman

Lover of steam engines

On 24th April 2017 at his home, Harold aged 89 years of Clayton-le-Moors.  The devoted husband of the late May (Mamie), loving dad of Harold Peter, dear father-in-law of Linda, cherished grandad of Rebekah, Jonathan, Peter and Clair and a much loved great-grandad and friend to many.

Harold and his late wife May enjoyed a long and happy 65 years of marriage. Harold owned his own business where he ran a hardware stall on Blackburn and Burnley markets for many years.  Through his work, he became a well known and friendly face.  Prior to that, Harold worked as a steam engine driver, hence his great love of steam engines.  Harold enjoyed holidays together with May all over Europe where he enjoyed local cultures and sightseeing.  A devoted family man, he always made time in his life for his family.

Family flowers only and donations in memory of Harold on behalf of All Saints Church, Clayton-le-Moors

Moira Hardie

Funeral Service

02:20pm, Thursday
04 May 2017

Moira's funeral service will take place at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA led by Civil Celebrant Lianna Champ

Moira Hardie (Mo Julie)

Life loving lady

On 25th April 2017 peacefully surrounded by her loving family and partner, Moira aged 55 years of Accrington.  The loving partner of John-Anthony, much loved mum of Angela, Catherine, Jodie and Christopher, dear mother-in-law of Marty and Danielle, cherished nanna of Asif, Reece, Alesha, Sophie, Callie, Caelym, Annabelle and bump, the late Olivia, a dear sister of Andrew and Sharon and their families, and a good friend to many.

Moira was a life loving lady who enjoyed being with her friends and always had a huge smile for everyone she came into contact with. Moira was also a big animal lover and she had many pets over the years including cats, dogs and rabbits.  Her close companion was Nanuk, her dog.  In her spare time, Moira liked to knit clothes for her family.  She was a well-known local lady who called a spade a spade - a real salt of the earth lady.

Donations in memory of Moira on behalf of MacMillan Cancer Support or East Lancashire Hospice

Daniel Coan

Funeral Service

10:15am, Wednesday
03 May 2017

Danny's funeral service will be held at St John's RC Church, Padiham followed by committal at Accrington Crematorium

Daniel Alexander Coan (Danny)

Devoted family man

At his home on 20th April 2017, Danny aged 43 years of Padiham and formerly of Worsley.  The devoted and much loved husband of Danielle, loving dad of James and Amelia, cherished son of Frank and Dorothy, dear brother of Martin and his wife Anna and a treasured uncle and friend to many.

Danny worked as a chef from leaving college and his work took him worldwide throughout various ski resorts.  Following his marriage to Danielle, he became a self employed property maintainence provider.  Danny was a family man who loved the outdoors and particularly walking.  He also enjoyed holidays to Spain and more recently to the family caravan in Harrogate.  All his life was devoted to his family and he will be sadly missed.

Family flowers only please and Donations in memory of Danny on behalf of Pendleside Hospice

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