Funeral Service



Service Details:
A private family funeral service will be held at Dill Hall Cemetery.

Dorothy Bolton

Passed away peacefully on 31st May 2020 aged 98 years and of Clayton le Moors. The devoted wife of the late Richard, loving mother of Bryan and Ian, loved mother-in-law of Karen and Susan, cherished grandma of Lauren, Dominic, Bethany and Patrick and a dear auntie of Carole.

Dorothy began her working life just before the start of WW2 working at ROF and later she worked part time in various shops. She was a  proud and devoted mother to her sons and spent her time running the family home. She was an active member of St Mary’s RC Church and often involved with church activities and was always available to help out with church duties. Dorothy loved to help others and for over ten years she donated her time helping out at the Oxfam shop. The most proud grandma, Dorothy always looked forward to spending time with her grandchildren and loved to treat them with one of her delicious cakes that she had lovingly baked.

Family flowers only please, donations may be made in memory of Dorothy on behalf of CAFOD. To make a donation click the ‘Make a Donation’ button at the bottom of this page.


Please feel free to leave a message for Dorothy’s online memorial book.

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MESSAGES for Dorothy Bolton


Mark Nicholson

Thinking of you all, at this sad time. Xxx


Dave Nicol
Lovely photo of your mum . Thinking of you all at this sad time X


Diane Smith
Dorothy was a lovely lady I had the pleasure to know via my work at the medical centre. She will be very missed. A lovely lady with a beautiful soul . Good night god bless


Jackie Rhodes

Thinking of you all, God Bless Xx


Geoff Allen & family

Thinking of you all at this sad time.


Jayne Allen and family

So sorry to hear Aunty Dorthy as passed Remembering the days from when we were kids .She was such a lovely lady Our thoughts are with all the family at this sad time Good night and God bless.



To Ian and all the family of Dorothy. My deepest condolence to you all. I will miss Dorothy a lot. We had many laughs, long conversations and story’s from Dorothy’s life. A strong and funny lady, miss her dearly. AdaBolton:



I worked with Dorothy at kenyons bakery in accrington I remember her as always having a smile


Ivy Murray
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time


Mavis Trantham
Rest in peace Dorothy. Condolences to Bryan, Karen, Dominic, Patrick, Ian, Susan, Bethany and Lauren.