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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"

Sharon Clough

Funeral Service

11:00am, Wednesday
06 September 2017

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

Sharon Clough

Life loving family lady

On 25th August 2017 peacefully in the Hospice surrounded by her loving family, Sharon aged 52 years of Great Harwood.  The dearly loved wife of Neville, loving mum of Rachel, mother-in-law of Matthew, dear daughter of Ron and the late Rose, daughter-in-law of Pat and Stephen, cherished sister of Debbie and the late Jackie, dear sister-in-law and auntie and friend to many.

Sharon worked as the Community Manager at the Autistic Society in Great Harwood and Whalley and her work took her all over the country.  She was devoted to her work and gave it her all.  She made many good friends through her work and was loved and highly respected.  Sharon enjoyed her holidays abroad.  Riding the roller coasters at the theme parks and visiting the casinos in Vegas were particular favourites.  She also loved to unwind and relax in the sunshine with a good book in her hand.  Sharon loved to dance and always enjoyed getting the family together for a party.

No flowers by special request.  Donations may be made in memory of Sharon on behalf of East Lancashire Hospice.

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Peter Roney

Funeral Service

11:40am, Friday
01 September 2017

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

Peter Roney

1930 - 2017

On 17th July peacefully at his home in Billington, Peter aged 86 years. Former owner of Holts Jewllers, Blackburn.  The dearly loved husband of Betty, much loved Dad of Lynne, Diane, Susan, Michael and Chris, also a loving father-in-law, grandad and great grandad.

Peter did his national service in Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, serving with the Royal Signals. Following his demob, he joined the family business, Holts The Jewellers ofllowingi n his fahter's footsteps. A true gentleman, Peter was greatly loved by all his customers. He had a great eye for design often matched special pieces to individual customers. In his spare time he loved pottering in his garden and liked to keep it weed-free. Peter liked to be on the go with something to do or a task to ocmplete. He also enjoyed watching the old black and white films, Westerns and James Bond. Family was everythng to Peter and he adored being a Grandad and Great Grandad. Many happy family holidays were enjoyed in Spain and Peter was indeed a most lovely husband and father. 

Donations may be made in memory of Peter to Alzheimer's Society

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Olga Pilkington

Funeral Service

12:30pm, Thursday
31 August 2017

Olga's funeral service will take place at Holy Trinity Church, Oswaldtwistle followed by cremation at Accrington Crematorium

Olga Pilkington

Lovely family lady

On 24th August 2017 peacefully in hospital, Olga aged 88 years of Oswaldtwistle.  The dearly loved wife of the late Allan, much loved mum of Patricia and Les, dear mother-in-law of Donald and Beryl, a loving grandma of Adele, Ian and Brett and great grandma of Molly, Macie and Baxter.

Olga started her working life on the family farm.  She was a very hard working lady who later went on to run Park View Nursing Home in Clayton-le-Moors for many years with her husband Allan.  She was a very caring lady who enjoyed looking after others.  Olga retired to Spain because she loved the sunshine but she struggled with the language and there were not enough shops and so she came back home.  In her younger years, Olga enjoyed ballroom dancing with Allan and the talented pair won many medals together.  Olga loved baking and made the best rock buns and lemon cheese.  She also liked to read Catherine Cookson novels and liked to keep up-to-date with the soaps.  Above all, Olga was a lovely family lady and she was devoted to her grandchildren.

Donations may be made in memory of Olga on behalf of Make A Wish

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Guy Landles

Funeral Service

01:00pm, Tuesday
29 August 2017

A Service of Thanksgiving will be held at Mitton Hall Hotel, Mitton, Whalley BB7 9PQ. Please assemble at 12.30pm.

Guy Landles

Simply The Best

Peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family, Guy aged 59 years of Brockhall village.  The cherished and loving husband of Dawn, much loved and proud dad of Ruby and Izzy, dearly loved son of Etta and the late Fred, and a special and dear friend to many.

Guy spent most of his working life with Renault where he was recognised as intelligent, energetic and dedicated. Hard work was the order of each day and, as with anywhere Guy went, lifelong friendships were forged. He was popular and always had a tale to tell, delivered with a smile and a twinkle in his eye.  He loved fashion, motorbikes and cars and adored all music.  A wonderful husband and father, Guy was so very proud of his family.  A Pied Piper of people, he had the most beautiful temperament.  His life was a lesson in loyalty, kindness and steadfastness and he was quite simply the "Best".  

Donations may be made in memory of Guy on behalf of East Lancashire Hospice

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Cyril James Masheder

Funeral Service

02:20pm, Friday
25 August 2017

Cyril's funeral service will be held at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington, BB5 6HA

Cyril James Masheder

1942 - 2017

On 16th April 2017 in hospital, Cyril aged 74 years of Blackburn.

In times of darkness, love sees…
In times of silence, love hears...
In times of doubt, love hopes…
In times of sorrow, love heals...
And in all times, love remembers.
May time soften your pain
Until all that remains 
Is the warmth of the memories
And the love. 

 

 

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