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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"

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

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.

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