Obituaries & Donations

Obituary
Notices

Our obituary notices are continuously updated with details of services, remembrances and preference for flowers and donations.

Sarah Ann Staples née Sharples

Passed way peacefully in hospital on Friday 15th March 2019 aged 86 years. Wife of the late Albert, sister of the late Vera and Ronald, sister-in-law of the late Marie,…

David Garratty (Carats)

Suddenly on 17th March 2019, David aged 52 years of Clayton-le-Moors.  The devoted and much loved fiancé of Nicola, loving dad of Megan, Rowan, Sam, Tamzin, much loved son of…

Marian Payne

Peacefully with her four daughters by her side on 12th March 2019, Marian aged 80 years of Lower Darwen.  The much loved and adored mum of Julie, Janet, Gillian and…

Matthew Green

Suddenly on the 10th March 2019, Matt aged 36 years of Accrington. Best friend, soulmate and loving husband of Jacqui, much loved son of Janet and Michael, loving brother of…

John Leslie Ball (Les)

Peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on 8th March 2019, Les aged 72 years of Clayton le Moors.  The devoted partner of the late Heather Jowett, loving…

John Clayton

Peacefully surrounded by his loving family on 6th March 2019, John aged 83 years of Rishton.  The devoted and much loved husband of Jean, loving dad of Colin, Ian and…

Mary Frances Haighton (Franny)

Peacefully in hospital surrounded by her loving family on 7th March 2019, Fortified by the Rites of the Holy Mother Church, Franny aged 85 years of Clayton-le-Moors. The devoted wife of…

Barbara Holden

22nd January 1928 – 28th February 2019 Passed away peacefully on Thursday 28th February, Barbara, aged 91.  Dearly loved wife of the late Thomas Holden, much loved Mother of Paul,…

Paul Waghorn

In hospital surrounded by his loving family on 25th February 2019, Paul aged 66 years of Blackburn.  The loving husband of the late Mary, much loved dad of Carol, Susan,…

Audrey Watson

Peacefully in hospital on 13th February 2019, Audrey aged 86 years of Accrington and formerly of Blackburn.  The much loved mum of Janice and Stuart and the late Alan, dear…

Leslie Newcombe (Les)

Peacefully at Springhill Care Home on 14th February 2019, Les aged 84 years of Oswaldtwistle and formerly of Bulkington, Warwickshire.  The devoted and much loved husband of Betty, loving dad…

Andrew Michael Melia (Andy)

Suddenly at his home on 10th February 2019, Andy aged 45 years of Rishton and formerly of Blackburn. The devoted and much loved husband of Leanne, loving dad of Ben,…

Memory Giving

At Champ, we ensure each obituary advises on flowers and donations.

Money can be donated online via the link to memory giving or handed to us in person and there will also be a donation box at the venue. Flowers will be received at the funeral home prior to or on the morning of the funeral.