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, Wednesday
27 July 2016
Irene's funeral service will take place at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA
Loving mum and grandma
Funeral Service01:15pm, Thursday
21 July 2016
Funeral Service will take place in Cambridge Street Methodist Church followed by Committal at Accrington Crematorium
Dorothy Shepherd nee Gibson
Former chairwoman of Padiham lady farmers
On 17th July 2016 peacefully at the Hollies Care Home surrounded by her loving family Dorothy aged 87 years of Altham. The devoted and loving wife of the late Tom Alexander, much loved mum of Janet, John Russell and Judith, dear mother-in-law of Steven, cherished nan of Justina, Alex, Jessica, Courtney, Emily and great-nan of Beth.
Funeral Service02:20pm, Tuesday
19 July 2016
A Funeral Service to celebrate Alan's life will take place at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA
Devoted and loving family man
On 9th July 2016 suddenley at his home Alan aged 89 years of Read. The devoted husband of Sally, much loved dad of Alan and Shirley, dear father-in-law of Iolanda and James, cherished granddad of Hayley, Samantha, Sandy, Daniel, Catherine, Sarah, great-granddad of Florence, Alex, Elliot, Johnny, Andie, Finlay and also a dear relative and a good friend to many.
A former miner in the pits for twenty years and later a post man for Royal Mail for over thirty years until his retirement. A keen sportsman who enjoyed football, darts and snooker and a long time member of Read Bowling club and former member of the Clarence darts team in Blackburn. Alan loved the sun and always looked forward to his twice yearly trips to Spain and Malta for a two weeks of rest and relaxation in the sunshine. A devoted family man who loved to put others first, Alan and his beloved wife Sally celebreated sixty five years of happy marraige this year with a close family gathering. Alan loved to feed the birds and would count how many daily visitors he had to his many bird feeders.
Funeral Service12:00pm, Tuesday
19 July 2016
Funeral Service will take place in All Saints Church, Clayton-le-Moors followed by interment at Dill Hall Cemetery
Grace Curry nee Culshaw
Much loved mum and grandma
On 10th July 2016 peacefully in a private care home, Grace aged 90 years of Clayton-le-Moors. The dearly loved wife of the late Jimmy, loving mum of Marlene,Gillian and the late Ian, loving step-mum of Paul, dear mother-in-law of Stephen, David and Wilma, Loving grandma of Danielle, Leighton, Nicola, Anthony, Lee, Gary, Steven, Ian, Tom, Sarah, Michelle and Charlene also a special great-grandma and auntie to many.
Grace worked at Priestly’s for several years and always looked forward to the Friday afternoon sing along with her daughter Marlene and her work pals. She later bought a caravan in Morecambe and spent the summer seasons working part time and enjoying visits from family and friends. A very kind and loving lady who always put others before herself. She could often be found boarding a coach for one her many tours with her best friend Nellie Brindle, they together enjoyed trips to Lourdes and Scotland including the Edinburgh Tattoo, and later holidays were spent abroad with her daughter Gillian and her family. She enjoyed taking part in Bingo and Dominoes with her friends at Willow Close, in her younger years Grace loved to sit back and relax in her chair reading a good book or knitting her grandchildren new cardigans.
Flowers welcome to the Chapel of Rest or Donations in memory on behalf of Dementia UK
Funeral Service11:00am, Friday
08 July 2016
A requiem mass service to celebrate David's life will be held in St. Charles RC Church Rishton, followed by a committal at Accrington Crematorium
Proud family man
On 3rd July 2016 peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family David aged 69 years of Rishton. The devoted and much loved husband of Margaret, loving dad of Jeffrey, Pauline, John, Graham and Ian, respected father-in-law of Lisa, Keith, Sally, Patricia and Natalie, deeply loved granddad of Jonathan, Daniel, Ryan, Matthew, Thomas, Samuel, Joshua, Christopher, Rachel, Jack, Hayley, Ebony, Benjamin, Oliver, Ruby, Freddie and Jude, also a dear brother, brother-in-law, uncle and nephew.
David was a proud family man, he gave his life to his children and loved his grandchildren. A retired factory worker, he enjoyed his life and lived it his way. David was stubborn but clever, he always had a rainy day fund for holidays and emergencies, he was always willing to help out his family but kept a black book to ensure everything was paid back in full. David enjoyed reading and watching football especially Blackburn Rovers which he took his sons to watch as children. He enjoyed watching cricket and playing for fun, he was well known locally. In his younger years the family would holiday in Rhyl and Fleetwood, later they would holiday worldwide, however he still enjoyed spending weekends in a static caravan at Cala Gran. David and Margaret shared the same birthday, and also celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary on 19th February 2016 with a family and friends celebration at the Free Gardens Club with an Abba Tribute band.