Latest Obituaries & Donations in Memory
Obituary listings and death notices in remembrance
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"
Funeral Service03:00pm, Thursday
23 February 2017
Joe's funeral service will be held at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA
Joseph French 'Joe'
Loving dad and grandad
On 10th February 2017 peacefully at his home, Joe aged 64 years of Rishton and formerly of Maryport Cumbria. The devoted and loving dad of Daniel, Jennifer, Sarah, Wayne, Calum, Jack and Lisa, dear brother of Josephine, Freda, Ann, Elizabeth, Charlotte, Helen and James and cherished grandad of Mackenzie, Kai, Olivia-Sue, Alexis, Karmel and Kiera.
Joe was born in Cumbria and was very proud of his roots. He loved to tell stories of his time at Maryport Docks. Joe always liked to keep himself busy and especially enjoyed walking and collecting things. He loved watching horse racing and enjoyed visiting the bookies for a flutter on the horses. He also enjoyed socialising and having a drink with his friends and enjoyed family visits. Joe was a very proud grandad.
Funeral Service02:20pm, Wednesday
22 February 2017
The service to celebrate Janice's life will take place at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA
Janice Winifred Trickett
On 11th February 2017 peacefully at her home with her husband by her side and surrounded by her loving family Janice, aged 59 years of Clayton-le-Moors. The devoted and much loved wife of Paul, treasured daughter of Hugh and Hannah, loving mum of Katie and Simon, dear mother-in-law of Laura and cherished nanny of Ethan, Lewis, Keira, Carlson, Jenson, Grace and Theo, dear sister of David and his wife Mari and also a much loved relative and dear friend.
Janice was a teacher all of her working life. She worked at Spring Hill Primary School for many years and retired early due to ill health in December 2015. She loved her work and was passionate about children and making sure that they got what they needed in life. Janice enjoyed taking holidays in France in their caravan and in later years enjoyed sun holidays for rest and relaxation. In her spare time, Janice was an avid reader and loved going to music concerts, to the theatre and to musicals. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and loved seeing all of her family.
Funeral Service03:00pm, Tuesday
21 February 2017
The service to celebrate Roger's life will take place at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA
Much loved family man
On 12th February 2017 Roger aged 88 years of Clayton-le-Moors. The devoted husband of Hilda, much loved dad of Ian and Jean, dear father-in-law of Sharon and Michael, cherished grandad of Gavin, Carrie, Justin, Tammie, Kellie, Russell, Hollie, Cameron, Ewan, and great-grandad of Lily, Kyle, Willow, Mia, Alex, Isla, Jaden, Skyla and Noah.
Roger was a mechanic and maintainence fitter at Mullards for 25 years before he became a school caretaker. After his retirement, he became a lolly pop patrol man in Little Harwood.
Roger loved getting away and travelled the length and breadth of the UK in the touring caravan and motor home. In the early 60's and 70's he would spend every weekend with the children at the their static caravan at Warton and then Garstang, and he loved cycling the coast on his tandom bicycle together with his wife Hilda, to whom he was married for 64 years. Roger and Hilda met at Butlins club at the Jubilee Hall in Blackburn in 1949 and married in 1952. In their younger years, they were often seen out together on their motorbike with sidecar. In his spare time Roger enjoyed watching football and followed Blackburn Rovers. He was also an avid reader.
Funeral Service03:00pm, Friday
17 February 2017
The service to celebrate Mary's life will take place at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA
Mary Irene Drinkwater
Amazing family lady
Funeral Service11:40am, Thursday
16 February 2017
The funeral to celebrate Terence's life will be held at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA
Terence John Lee Smith
Steam engine fanatic
On 9th February 2017 Terence aged 89 years of Clayton-le-Moors and formerly of Bebington, the Wirral. The devoted husband of Patricia, much loved father of Rosemary, Jonathon and Michael, dear father-in-law of Richard, Maria and Vicky, cherished grandad of Jacob, Christopher, Ben, Abigail, Chloe, Olivia and Harry, and dear son-in-law of Rosie and brother-in-law of Janet.
Terence spent 45 years of his working life at Ellermans in Liverpool where he worked as a Shipping Manager. In his spare time, he was a steam engine fanatic and in his younger years enjoyed sitting watching the trains rolling in and out of the station. Terence also enjoyed his holidays, in his younger years in the Lake District, but his special favourite was holidays in the Algarve where he went at least once a year for the last 27 years, and in his later years he also enjoyed trips to France. Terence was a proud grandad who always loved to see and spend time with his grandchildren.