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 Service02:20pm, Thursday
25 May 2017
The funeral service to celebrate Irene's life will take place at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA led by Civil Celebrant Lianna Champ
On 16th May 2017 peacefully in hospital, Irene aged 81 years of Church, Accrington and formerly of Haslingden. The devoted and much loved wife of Walter, loving mum of Valerie, Anthony, Susan, Angela, Tracy and the late David, a dear mother-in-law and cherished nana and great-grandma, dear sister, and relative and friend to many.
Irene started her working life as a weaver in the mills in Haslingden and then worked for many local firms. She later worked for 30 years at Altham Ambulance Station as a domestic worker. She very much enjoyed her work and worked up to 78 years of age. In her spare time, Irene enjoyed knitting and making clothes for the family. She also enjoyed her garden which she kept immaculate and it was always full of colour in the summer. Irene enjoyed her famly holidays at her static caravan at Middleton Sands and Scorton, and in later years she enjoyed her holidays to Benidorm where she would relax in the sun. Irene enjoyed a long and happy marriage to Walter for over 62 years. She was a proud nana and great grandma who loved family life and enjoyed getting all four generations together.
Funeral Service11:40am, Tuesday
23 May 2017
Sarah's funeral service will be held at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA led by Civil Celebrant Lianna Champ
Peacefully whilst on holiday on Saturday 13th May 2017, Sarah aged 61 years of Clayton-le-Moors, formerly of Oswaldtwistle and Glasgow. The devoted and much loved wife of Paul, loving mum of Paul, Michelle, Sharon and Donna, dear step-mum of Simon, Damian and Joseph, loved mother-in-law, cherished nan, and dear relative and friend to many.
Born in Scotland, Sarah moved to Blackburn. Sarah worked as a blade inspector at R.L.C. in Altham before taking early retirement due to ill-health. Sarah loved going out on day trips and also spent every weekend at Ocean Edge where she had a static caravan. She enjoyed her relaxing holidays in the sunshine in Europe and worldwide. Sarah was a bit of a party animal and she always knew how to have a good time. She enjoyed life and always made the most of what she had. Sarah was a proud nan who loved her grandchildren very much and always enjoyed family visits.
Funeral Service11:00am, Tuesday
16 May 2017
Requiem Mass will be celebrated in St Mary’s RC Church, Osbaldeston followed by interment in the churchyard.
Andrea Veronica Pinder
Beautiful earth angel
On 6th May 2017 'Fortified By the Rites of Holy Mother Church' Requiescat in Pace, Andrea aged 52 years of Ramsgreave, formerly of Mellor. The devoted and much loved wife of Michael, cherished and devoted mum of Alicia and Amy, also a dearly loved daughter, sister, sister-in-law, daughter-in-law, auntie and much loved friend to many.
Funeral Service10:20am, Friday
12 May 2017
Pauline's funeral service will be held at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA led by Civil Celebrant Lianna Champ
Devoted family lady who loved life
Peacefully at her home on 3rd May 2017, Pauline aged 71 years of Great Harwood. The devoted wife of the late Derek. Much loved mum of Derek and Ann, cherished nana of Hadley, loving sister of Jack and dear relative and friend to many.
Pauline worked as a cashier in the office at the Co-op in Great Harwood. In her spare time, Pauline enjoyed grabbing a bargain from QVC and she particularly loved travelling. She travelled on holiday worldwide and liked active holidays where she would take in the different sights and cultures. She travelled every year to Majorca with her best friend Eileen, Les and Terry, and she also loved her family holidays to the south of France, Florida and New York. Pauline was full of fun and enjoyed her girly weekends too. She was a devoted family lady who loved life. She took great pleasure in completing her family tree and always filmed family events and always gave all the family members a copy.
Funeral Service11:30am, Thursday
11 May 2017
The service to celebrate John's life will take place at Pleasington Crematorium, Tower Road, Blackburn BB2 5LE
A true family man
On 3rd May 2017 peacefully at the Old Gates Nursing Home, John aged 80 years of Blackburn. The devoted and much loved husband of Joyce, loving dad of Chris and Karen, dear father-in-law to Louise, cherished grandad of Zoe, Thomas, Oliver, Jacob and Caitlyn, great grandad of Rhyley and Meeya, Harry, Jude, Scarlett and the late Arabella.
John did his national service in the army cadets and later worked as an engineer and fitter at Phillips Blackburn for 25 years. He enjoyed touring the length and breadth of the UK in his caravan and had a soft spot for the south of England. He also enjoyed spending time walking his dog. In his spare time, he also enjoyed watching the QVC shopping channel. Above all, John was a family man. He was a very proud grandad who loved to spoil his grandchildren.