Funeral Service

Time: 12.20pm

Date: Monday 17th August 2020

Service Details:
A private family funeral service will be held

Barbara Eileen Gibson (nee Scammell)

On the 7th August 2020 peacefully at home with her family by her side Eileen, aged 81 years.

Loving wife of the late Brian, dearly loved mum to John, Robert and Julie, dear mother in law to Debbie, Sarah and Neil, devoted grandma to Ashleigh, Amy, Emily and Louis, cherished great grandma to Charlie, Bobby, Daniel and Henry also a loyal friend to many.

Eileen was a loving devoted family lady who lived her life at the centre of her family, she was a hardworking lady and her working life started at English electric where she worked for many years before moving onto work for Brooke Bond Oxo, Eileen held more than one job at a time working day and night to support her family In the evenings she worked at Carlton Bingo and the Broadway Pub in Accrington where she met the love of her life Brian.

In her spare time Eileen enjoyed playing bingo, darts and dominoes, sewing and knitting. Eileen was partial to making her buffets and will be remembered fondly for these. She spent many of happy times and made lots of cherished memories visiting her favourite places Blackpool and Benidorm with her family, she also loved her caravan in Carnforth.

Eileen will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all who had the pleasure of knowing and loving her.

Family flowers only please, donations are being gratefully received in memory of Eileen on behalf of the North West Air Ambulance via the donate button below.

Please feel free to leave a message for Eileen’s online memorial book by completing the form below.

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MESSAGES for the family of Barbara Eileen Gibson (nee Scammell)


Mandy Hartley

So sorry to read about your lovely mum Eileen, she was a trooper and I never saw her without a smile or a wicked remark. I’ve a thousand memories of Eileen and her children when they lived on Henry Street then down the bottom end and finally ending up in my old home. God bless you all.



Very fond memories of Eileen, very dear friend of my mum Brenda Hargreaves. Sincere condolences to all the family.


John and Debbie

So many great memories. RIP Eileen x


Carol & Russell

Sending our Condolences to you all and will be thinking of you tomorrow. RIP Eileen beautiful inside and out.xxxx


Yvonne and Ian Foster

May you find comfort in the special memories that you have of Eileen. We will remember her fondly as a special and brave lady. Rest in Peace Eileen.


Freda Pickavance

When you lose someone you love, words are never enough. My thoughts are with you all at this sad time. Eileen was a good friend and I will miss her.