Obituaries & Donations

Obituary
Notices

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

Harry Walsh

On 2nd August 2021 at the Royal Blackburn Hospital, Harry aged 61 years. He leaves his partner of 31 years Jason Forshaw, family, many good friends and his beloved dogs…

Irene Jenkinson

Irene sadly passed away at home on Monday 26th July 2021. Loving wife to the late Arthur Jenkinson, dearly loved mother to Tony, Lynne, Nigel, Mark and Glenn also a…

John Michael Benson Wadsworth

On 12th July 2021 John aged 84 years following a short illness, originally from Burnley, he also lived in Whalley and latterly in Harrogate. His passion was motorsport and he…

Rudolf Cupka

Peacefully in hospital on 17th July 2021, Rudolph aged 92 years of Barrowford, formerly of Slovakia. The devoted and loving husband to the late Emilia, loved father of Darina, cherished…

Leslie David Rooks (Les)

Passed away on the 24th of July aged 82 years old. He grew up with his sister Kate Birtles and his parents on William Street, Accrington. Leslie attended Accrington grammar…

Darron Michael Coster

On the 14th July  2021, Darron aged 54 years of Accrington. Loving husband of Alison, devoted dad to Charlie, cherished son, brother, uncle and friend to many. Darron’s family have…

Norris Hargreaves

Norris passed away at The Royal Blackburn Hospital on 7th July after a short illness, having recently celebrated his 90th birthday. Norris had spent the major part of his working…

Arthur Owen Myers

Peacefully on the 11th July 2021 with family by his side, Arthur aged 89 years of Rishton. Loving husband to Anita, dearly loved dad to Allen and Andrew also a…

Trevor Rothwell Starkie

On 12th July 2021, peacefully in a private care home, Trevor, aged 80 years of Wilpshire. The dearly loved husband of Lillian, much loved dad of Michelle, Gail, Ivan and…

Pauline Southward

Peacefully in hospital surrounded by her family on 10th July 2021, Pauline aged 86 years of Baxenden. The devoted wife of the late Reggie, much loved and loving mum of…

Joan Slynn

Peacefully on Friday 9th July 2021 following a short stay in hospital surrounded by her loving family, Joan aged 86 years, formerly of Rishton. The dearly loved wife of Robert…

Colin Hope

Lifelong Oswaldtwistle resident, Colin Hope, passed away in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on July 8th aged 84. After completing an apprenticeship in joinery, Colin worked at Shopfitters (Lancashire) Ltd. for…

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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.