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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"

Mary Hill

Funeral Service

11:40am, Friday
23 June 2017

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

Mary Hill

Devoted mum who loved the countryside

On 11th June 2017 at Addison Court Nursing Home, Mary aged 89 years formerly of Whalley.  The devoted wife of the late Richard, loving mother of Robert, cherished grandmother of Lydia and Georgia, dear sister of Arthur, Donald and Shep.

Mary was a housewife and she spent her time looking after the family home and a few sheep that she kept on the family farm.  Mary was very house proud.  She enjoyed her days out to the countryside and in particular to the Lake District.  She also loved to bake and enjoyed spending time in her garden which always blooms in full colour in the summer months.


Donations in memory of Mary on behalf of East Lancashire Hospice

Adam Robert Livesey

Funeral Service

03:00pm, Monday
19 June 2017

Adam's funeral service will take place at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA led by Civil Celebrant Lianna Champ

Adam Robert Livesey

Formula 1 Fanatic

At his home on 12th June 2017 Adam passed away surrounded by his loving family and best friend, aged 30 years of Clayton-le-Moors.  The dearly loved son of Dave and Jen, much loved partner of Leah, treasured brother of Laura and the late Dee, dear brother-in-law, much loved uncle and awesome friend to many.

Adam was a building fabricator technician and qualified joiner, and spent the last four years working at Romec.  He was devoted to his crazy dog Roxy.  He enjoyed walking and camping and the two of them went everywhere together.  Adam was a massive lifelong fan of Formula 1 racing and also enjoyed football.  He loved cars and enjoyed speed.  He even drove to Monaco and drove around the Formula 1 Road Circuit in his own car.  This was one of the highlights of his life.  He got Lewis Hamilton's autograph and it became his treasured possession.  Adam was a selfless person who always put others first.  He could talk to anyone about anything and he was dearly loved by all who knew him.

Flowers welcome or donations in memory of Adam on behalf of Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary

Heather Anne Jowett

Funeral Service

02:20pm, Thursday
15 June 2017

The service to celebrate Heather's life will take place at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA led by Civil Celebrant Lianna Champ

Heather Anne Jowett

Devoted carer and loving family lady

Peacefully in the loving care of East Lancashire Hospice on 6th June 2017 surrounded by her loving family, Heather aged 65 years of Clayton-le-Moors.  The devoted and much loved partner of Les, dear daughter of Jim and the late Irene, mum of the late Micheal, dear step-mum of Joanne, mother-in-law of Manny and Maxine, cherished nanna of Thomas, Liam, Kieran, Carl and Sophie, dear sister of Christine and Maureen, sister-in-law of Bob and Malcolm.

Heather worked for Lancashire County Council Adult Community Services caring for people with learning disabilities.  She was totally devoted to her work which gave her a great sense of fulfillment.  Heather loved her relaxing holidays in the sun and travelled worldwide, including 3 trips to Australia to visit family.  She was a devoted family lady and nanna who enjoyed taking her grandchildren out and would use any excuse to spoil them.  Watching them grow up gave Heather untold pleasure.

Donations in memory of Heather on behalf of East Lancashire Hospice.

Peter John Wright

Funeral Service

12:00pm, Thursday
15 June 2017

Peter's funeral service will be held at All Saints Church, Clayton-le-Moors led by Toby R Webber, followed by interment at Dill Hall Cemetery

Peter John Wright

Member of the Royal British Legion

Peacefully at his home on 7th June 2017 surrounded by his loving family, Peter aged 68 years of Clayton-le-Moors.  The devoted and much loved husband of Carole, loving dad of Michael and the late Nicola, dear father-in-law of Dawn, cherished grandad of Jodie, Alex and Franchesca and great grandad of Kian, Shaun, Logan, Ronnie, dear brother of Harold and Kathleen and a good friend to many.

Peter was in the Army Royal Engineers for 5 years, and later worked as a maintenance engineer at Clitheroe Cement Works and Nori Brickworks.  He loved his job and always made himself available to help at his workplace, retiring just 12 months ago.  Peter was also a member of the Royal British Legion where he was Secretary and Poppy Organiser for many years.  He enjoyed socialising locally and was well-known in the local pubs.  He also enjoyed a flutter on the horses and could often be found in the bookies.  Peter enjoyed his holidays relaxing in the sunshine, especially to Skiathos Greece.  In his spare time, he kept hens on his allotment and the family always looked forward to their weekly supply of fresh eggs.  Peter enjoyed family get togethers and meals at the Balti Stan and walking the dogs, 'his grandpups', Roxy and Oscar.  

No flowers by request and Donations in memory of Peter can be made to Macmillan Cancer Support

Michelle Frances Kiss

Funeral Service

11:00am, Monday
12 June 2017

Requiem Mass will be celebrated in St Alban's Church, Blackburn followed by private committal.

Michelle Frances Kiss

Like a snowflake - beautiful and unique

Tragically on 22nd May 2017, Michelle aged 45 years of Whalley.  Much loved wife and best friend of Tony, devoted mum of Dylan, Elliott and Millie, loved daughter of Christine and Mick, much loved sister of Nichola, dear sister-in-law of Tony and loving auntie of Ethan and Ellis, loved daugther-in-law of Jean and the late John.

‘The tide recedes, but leaves behind
Bright seashells on the sand.
The sun goes down but gentle warmth
Still lingers on the land.
The music stops and yet it lingers on
In sweet refrain.
For every joy that passes
Something beautiful remains’           M D Hughes

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