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 Service11:30am, Tuesday
18 April 2017
Brenda's Funeral Service will take place at Pleasington Crematorium led by Funeral Celebrant Lianna Champ.
On 1st April 2017 in Hospital Brenda aged 82 years of Oswaldtwistle and formerly of Blackburn. The devoted wife of the late John, much loved mother of Stephen and Paul, dear mother-in-law of Julie and Karen, cherished grandma of Katie, Lucy, Amber and Max and dear sister to Sylvia, Shirley and Raymond.
Funeral Service12:45pm, Wednesday
12 April 2017
Funeral Service will take place in St Bartholomew's Church, Great Harwood Followed by committal at Accrington Crematorium.
Former teacher at St Bartholomew's Primary School
Funeral Service12:30pm, Monday
10 April 2017
Adam’s funeral service will take place at the Parish Church of St Bartholomew and St John, Great Harwood followed by interment at Great Harwood Cemetery.
2 March 1973 - 21 March 2017
Funeral Service11:00am, Friday
31 March 2017
The service to celebrate Sheila's life will take place at St Peter's Church, Salesbury at 11am followed by private family committal at Accrington Crematorium
Sheila Margaret Dewhurst
Devoted family lady
On Monday 20th March 2017 aged 75 years, peacefully at home after a series of illnesses. The devoted and much loved wife of Colin, loving mother of Nicola, Sarah and Richard, mother-in-law of Andrew and Steven, cherished granny of Jacqueline, Caroline, Rebecca, Robert, Louise and Matthew, great granny of Lara, Jake, Harry and Jack and dear sister of Michael.
Sheila was a Yorkshire woman who moved to Lancashire at age 12. She met Colin at the age of 16 at Accrington Con-club on New Year's Eve and they remained together ever since. She started her working life as a secretary until becoming a mother of three. She enjoyed her caravaning holidays with friends and family and later in life holidays in the mediterranean, or simply day trips to Lytham and wandering around garden centres. She loved spending time with family. She enjoyed the garden and relaxing in the sun. From age 59, osteoporosis gradually restricted her activities. She was an avid reader and enjoyed her cross-words. The most important thing in her life was always her family.
Funeral Service01:30pm, Tuesday
28 March 2017
The service to celebrate Barbara's life will take place at Immanuel Church, Oswaldtwistle. Barbara will then be laid to rest in the churchyard.
A Well-Known and Respected Lady
Suddenly but peacefully on 18th March 2017, Barbara aged 75 years of Stanhill, Oswaldtwistle. The devoted and much loved wife of Derek, loving mum of Susan and Matthew, dear mother-in-law of John and Annette, cherished nanna of Lewis, Joseph, Harrison and Chloe, and a dear sister, sister-in-law and auntie.
Barbara was a hairdresser and joint proprietor with her twin sister Margaret of Salon Bra-Mar on Roegreave Road, Oswaldtwistle where she became a well-known and respected lady. In her younger years, Barbara and her sister, were known as the 'Wood's twins'. Barbara enjoyed her holidays both in the UK and abroad and especially enjoyed touring in the caravan in the UK and France. She enjoyed one week away every month for the last 17 years. Barbara was formerly a member of the Mothers' Union and she also enjoyed Masonic's Ladies nights out. She also enjoyed looking after her grandchildren and dining out every week at the Duckworth Hall.