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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"

Trevor Martin Kay

Funeral Service

01:40pm, Friday
07 July 2017

The service to celebrate Trevor's life will be held at Burnley Crematorium, Accrington Road, Burnley, BB11 5QD

Trevor Martin Kay

Much loved and respected former teacher

Suddenly at his home in Blackrod, Bolton on 19th June 2017 Trevor aged 59 years and formerly of Clitheroe. The dear son of Dorothy and Arthur and much loved and devoted relative and friend to many.
A well respected and admired former drama teacher at Ladybridge High School, Bolton (formerly The Deane High School). Trevor was commited to his career and was much loved and respected by his pupils. He loved to travel around the UK, Europe and worldwide relaxing and taking in the local scenery. He also enjoyed spending time looking around the local shops and markets adding another purchase to his ever growing collection of souvenirs.Trevor always looked forward to his trips to the theatre to watch the latest shows and musicals. When a family celebration was needed Trevor would come in to his own and take over the organising making sure the venue was suitably decorated ready to receive his guests who would be sure to have a ball. Trevor had a twinkle in his eye and always made people smile with his fantastic sense of humour. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Flowers are welcome to the Chapel of Rest, or Donations are being invited in Trevor's memory on behalf of the British Heart Foundation.

Bright clothing is welcome to be worn to reflect Trevor's colourful personality.

Ronald Hunter

Funeral Service

09:40am, Friday
07 July 2017

Ronnie's funeral service will take place at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA

Ronald Hunter (Ronnie)

"Rocket Ronnie" - Popular and well-liked local man

On 23rd June 2017 suddenly at his home in Accrington, Ronnie aged 62 years.  Much loved dad of Shane, Maxine, Nicky, Leanne, Neil and Michelle, and a good friend to many.

Ronnie was a happy go lucky character and a well-known face in the local pubs.  He enjoyed being in company and made lots of friends wherever he went.  He liked people and he liked a drink too.  He liked music and watching tv, especially war films and westerns.  He was loving, caring, open and honest and he will be remembered for being a loveable rogue.


Flowers are welcome to the Chapel of Rest

James Patrick Mooney (Pat)

Funeral Service

02:30pm, Thursday
06 July 2017

The funeral service will take place at Landican Cemetery Chapel North, Arrowe Park Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH49 5LW followed by interment.

James Patrick Mooney (Pat)

Loving relative and friend

Of Your Charity please pray for the repose fo the Soul of James Patrick Mooney, who died suddenly at his home in Accrington on 23rd June 2017 , aged 65 years. 'Rest in Peace'.

A devoted and much loved family member and friend who will be forever missed.

'Almighty Father, source of forgiveness and salvation, grant that our relative who has passed from this life may, through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary and of all the saints, come to share your Eternal happiness through Christ our Lord. Amen. Eternal Rest, grant to them, O Lord. And let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen. May the Lord bless us, may he keep us from evil and bring us to life everlasting. Amen.'


Joan Knight

Funeral Service

02:00pm, Friday
30 June 2017

Joan's funeral service will be held at All Saints Church, Clayton-le-Moors led by Rev'd Brian Stephenson followed by committal at Accrington Crematorium

Joan Knight

Lifelong member of All Saints Church

Peacefully in hospital on 20th June 2017, Joan aged 85 years of Great Harwood and formerly of Clayton-le-Moors.  The devoted wife of the late Thomas and much loved mum of Peter and the late Christopher, dear sister of Doreen and much loved relative and friend.

Joan was a housewife in her younger years and spent her time bringing up her two sons.  She later worked at the Co-op Bank and at Corrigans Confectioners in Clayton-le-Moors for many years and eventually retired as a receptionist at Myrtle House Surgery.  Joan loved going on holiday where she would relax and enjoy the local scenery.  Cyprus was a particular favourite of hers.  She also enjoyed watching cricket and often went to Lancashire and Old Trafford Cricket grounds to watch the matches.  Joan was devoted to her westie dogs, Katie and Gemma, who she loved to take for a walk each day to Eddisford Bridge.  She was also a keen gardener and always kept her garden blooming with colour in the summer months.  Joan was also a lifelong member of All Saints Church.

Flowers welcome or donations in memory of Joan on behalf of North West Air Ambulance.

David Edward Sergeant

Funeral Service

01:15pm, Wednesday
28 June 2017

The service to celebrate David's life will be held at St. Mary Magdalen's Church, Accrington led by Father Lawrence Featham Carson followed by committal at Accrington Crematorium

David Edward Sergeant

Well-known tireless charity worker

David Edward Sergeant, aged 73 years, died suddenly and unexpectedly in Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington on Wednesday 14th June 2017.  Born in Preston to Helena (Ena) and William (Bill) Sergeant (both deceased).  He leaves his children Mark, Michelle, Viviane, Chantel, Shaun and Victoria.  Much loved grandad of Andrew, Michael, Sarah, Adele, Adam, Nicola, Gary, Lucy, Josh, Shaun and Dillan.  He was also loved by his great grandchildren who fondly named him Grandad Whiskers.  A much loved brother of Brian (deceased), Trevor and sister Olwen, daughter-in-law Janet and father-in-law Mark.  He was a wonderful uncle, cousin and friend to many.  He leaves behind his best friend Peter too.

David was a retired senior support worker to the deaf in Preston.  David lived in Preston, Leyland, Chipping and Little Lever area before settling in Clayton-le-Moors.  He loved to travel to Scotland, reading books and newspapers.  He enjoyed listening to all music especially classical and singing church hymns.  He had a strong Christian faith and was a regular worshipper at Saint Mary Magdalen's Church in Accrington.  He enjoyed going to Whalley Abbey and was a collector of model cars and buses.  David was well-known for his tireless charity work which began at Preston Royal Hospital and later he became an active member at Chorley District Hospital.  He was a member of Toc H based in Great Harwood in the 1970's whilst he lived in Clitheroe, and he has been school governors in the South Ribble and Hyndburn areas.  He had a great sense of humour and a kind, caring nature and he loved visiting all his family.  He will be sadly missed by many.

Family flowers only and donations in memory of David on behalf of the British Heart Foundation

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