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 Service01:00pm, Tuesday
23 August 2016
Richard's Funeral Service will take place at Accrington Crematorium Chapel followed by Interment at Accrington Cemetery
Richard Victor Seymour
Horse racing enthusiast
On 11th August 2016 peacefully at the Woodlands care home Richard aged 90 years formerly of Clayton-le-Moors and Accrington. The devoted husband of the late Edna, much loved father of Carl and dear brother-in-law of Alan.
Richard served with the Royal Navy during WW2 having volunteered in early 1943 - 1946 and was the last surviving member of HMS St Brides Bay Association first commission. He was very proud to have served his country. Following WW2 he began work at shopfitter's and later worked in the building and steel erection trade. In later years he enjoyed extensive travel with his wife Edna visiting many countries of Europe and especially enjoyed their many trips to Italy. Richard especially loved horse racing, enjoyed a bet and always looked forward to visiting race courses with his friends from Bold Steet WMC and the King’s Arms, Accrington. A hard working and humble gentleman who will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Donations in memory of Richard on behalf of The Woodalnds Residents Amenities Fund c/o Champ Funeral Services
Funeral Service10:00am, Tuesday
23 August 2016
Margaret's Funeral Service will take place at Pleasington Crematorium, Blackburn
Margaret Lynn Weston
Devoted caring lady
Funeral Service02:28pm, Monday
22 August 2016
The service will be held in Brownhill United Reformed Church followed by cremation at Pleasington Crematorium
Well known former Chiropodist
On 12th August 2016 peacefluly, Doris aged 92 years of Blackburn formerly of Darwen. The dearly loved wife of the late John, much loved Mum of Hazel and Susan, very dear mother in law of Graham and Paul and loved grandma of David and Christopher.
At the start of the war, Doris worked for the Fire Brigade before training as a State Registered Nurse. Doris then became a Diistrict Nurse in Darwen. She was popular with all who knew her and was caring and professional in her duties. She then qualified as a Chiropodist and later worked in private practise for John Lewis and Crown in Darwen. Artistic and talented, Doris loved crafts and painted beautiful ceramincs. She also excelled in flower arranging and cake decoration. She also loved knitting, sewing and tapestry and was a former member of Blackburn Horticultural Society. Doris was always willing to help others and could be relied upon to brighten the day of those around her.
Funeral Service10:20am, Monday
22 August 2016
Annie's Funeral Service will take place at Accrington crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA
Cat lover and royalist
On 10th August 2016 peacefully at the Woodlands Care Home, Clayton-le-Moors Annie aged 89 years,formerly of Blackburn. The dear daughter of the late Annie and Joseph Astley
Funeral Service01:00pm, Friday
19 August 2016
Funeral Mass will take place in St Mary's church, Clayton-le-Moors followed by cremation at Accrington Crematorium
Mary Bernadette Evans
Life-long member of St Mary's RC Church & cat lover
On 11th Augusy 2016 peacefully at her home following a long illness Mary aged 84 years of Clayton-le-Moors. The dearly beloved wife of the late Jack and devoted Mum of John and his partner Patricia.
Mary was a life long and devoted member of St Mary's Church, Clayton-le-Moors. She started her working life as a weaver and then became a cleaner at Mount Carmel School. Mary loved her home and enjoyed gardening and always had a beautiful summer garden bursting with colour. She loved animals too, especially cats and doted on her own cat, Ginger. Mary also enjoyed being in company and had many happy hours socialising with her friends and shopping at Oswaldtwistle Mills. She liked to watch TV too - partocularly Emmerdale. Requiescat in Pace.