Obituaries & Donations

Obituary
Notices

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

David Breackell

David Breackell

On 10th December 2016 peacefully in hospital, David aged 77 years of Church.  The dearly beloved husband of the late Emma, the loving and loved brother of Keith and Margaret…

Nicholas Sharples

Nicholas Sharples

On 8th December 2016 at his home in Padiham Nicky aged 54 years.  Dearly loved husband of Melanie, much loved Dad of Aynsley, Natalie, Simon, Hayley, Amy and the late…

Gwendoline Margaret Clegg (Gwen)

Gwendoline Margaret Clegg (Gwen)

On 5th December 2016 peacefully in hospital aged 84 years of Accrington, formerly of Rossendale.  Much loved mum of Yvonne, dear mother-in-law of the late Robert, cherished nanny of Deborah…

Kathleen Taylor

Kathleen Taylor

On 6th December 2016 at her home Clayton-le-Moors Kathleen aged 65 years.  Much loved mum of Shane and Maxine and treasured nanna of Shannon, Corey, Murren, Starr, Hannah and Rebakah. Kathleen…

Catherine Philomena Doyle 'Kathleen'

Catherine Philomena Doyle ‘Kathleen’

On 29th November 2016 peacefully in Hospital Kathleen aged 88 years of Great Harwood. The devoted wife of the late Eddie, loving and much loved mum of Philip, Christopher and…

Philippa Jane Mahon

‘Fortified By The Rites Of Holy Mother Church’ on 24th November 2016, Philippa passed away peacefully after her long illness which she faced with courage and dignity in The East Lancs…

Kenneth Stanton (Ken)

Kenneth Stanton (Ken)

On 9th November 2016 peacefully in hospital, Ken aged 81 years of Clayton-le-Moors.  Much loved husband of Edith, devoted dad of Lynne and son-in-law Nigel, wonderful grandad to Christopher and…

Jean Kenyon

Jean Kenyon

On 20th November 2016 peacefully in the loving care of East Lancashire Hospice and surrounded by her loving family, Jean aged 74 years of Great Harwood, formerly of Accrington.  The…

Donald Walker

Donald Walker

On 14th November peacefully at the Hollies Nursing Home, Clayton-le-Moors, Donald aged 92 years formerly of Accrington.  The dearly loved husband of the late Mary, much loved dad of Donald…

Margaret Lang

Margaret Lang

On 14th November 2016 peacefully in a private care home, Margaret aged 89 years formerly of Darwen and Baxenden.  The devoted wife of the late Milton, much loved mum of…

Linda Anne Hanson (Nee Fletcher)

Linda Anne Hanson (Nee Fletcher)

On 12th November 2016 peacefully in The Christie Hospital, Linda aged 69 years. The very much loved Mum of Michael Oliver, former wife of Michael Fred Hanson and lifelong friend…

Marjorie Metcalfe (Marj)

Marjorie Metcalfe (Marj)

Suddenly in hospital on 8th November 2016, Marj aged 90 years of Colne.  The treasured daughter of the late Roland James and Frances Mary, loving sister of the late Donald…

Richard 'Mark' Newman

Richard ‘Mark’ Newman

On Wednesday 9th November 2016 suddenly in hospital Mark aged 55 years of Accrington. The much loved partner of Jackie, loving Dad of Amy and Tom, dearly loved son of…

Alan Cook

Alan Cook

ALAN COOK on 10 November 2016 died suddenly but peacefully at Royal Blackburn Hospital.  Beloved and devoted husband of Margaret, dearly loved father of Aidan and Matthew, much loved by…

Edna Scholes Purvin (nee Whiteside)

Edna Scholes Purvin (nee Whiteside)

Mrs Edna Purvin beloved wife of Charles John Purvin for almost 66 years, passed away Friday morning peacefully at home with her family by her side. Edna was a devoted…

Ada Gibson

Ada Gibson

On 9th November 2016 peacefully at Hope House Ada aged 101 years of Clayton-le-Moors.  The dearly loved wife of the late Thomas, much loved mum of Barbara, Adele and Peter,…

James Shaw ‘Jim’

Suddenly at his home on 3rd November 2016 Jim aged 81 years of Accrington and formerly of Oswaldtwistle.  The dearly loved and devoted dad of Joan, Susan and Alec, dear…

Margaret Clifton

Margaret Clifton

On 10th May 2016 with Terry at her side following a long illness, Margaret aged 76 years of Church, Accrington. The devoted and much loved best friend and wife of…

Raymond Threlfall 'Speedy'

Raymond Threlfall ‘Speedy’

Peacefully in hospital surrounded by his loving family on 22nd April 2016.  Raymond aged 74 years of Clayton-le-Moors.  The devoted husband of the late Mildred, much loved dad, step-dad, father-in-law,…

Raymond Price (Ray)

Raymond Price (Ray)

On 26th February 2016, peacefully in the loving care of East Lancashire Hospice surrounded by his loving family, Ray aged 68 years of Old Langho.  The devoted husband of Donna,…

Gillian Macdonald

Peacefully on 22nd September 2017 at White Ash Brook, Gillian aged 61 years of Blackburn.  The dearly loved and devoted wife of Kenneth, loving mother of Gary, dear auntie and…

Annette Kay

Annette Kay

Peacefully in hospital surrounded by her loving family on 19th April 2018, Annette aged 63 years of Rishton.  The devoted and much loved wife of Colin, loving mum of Deborah…

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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.