Funeral Service

Time: 2.00pm

Date: Tuesday 26th January 2021

Service Details:
Due to current restrictions, a private funeral service will be held in All Saints Church, Clayton-le-Moors followed by a private family cremation at Accrington Crematorium. The service will be streamed live by the Church, to access Jessie's service please follow All Saints Church Clayton-le-Moors on facebook

Jessica Barbara Ireland – Jessie

On 13th January 2021 peacefully at her home, with her loving husband and son by her side. Jessie, aged 83 years of Clayton-le-Moors. The dearly loved and loving wife of Danny, much loved mum of Danny, Anthony and the late David. Loving mother in law of Marie, much loved grandma and nannie to Toni, Adele, Daniel, Grace, Aidan, Curtis (Squidge) and Luke and a dear friend of Sue. Jessie had also been a much loved sister, sister in law and auntie.

Jessie was working as a weaver when she met Danny and they married in 1958. Jessie adored being a wife and mum and was devoted to caring for her family. A great cook, she made the best cheese and onion pie in the world.  Jessie enjoyed her work and had various jobs, spending several years with Broadleys Printers in quality control. She loved family holidays spent in England when the children were young and then later to Benidorm and Tenerife visiting friends. A former chairman of the Ladies Committee at Enfield Cricket Club, Jessie was popular and always had a smile to share. She was always beautifully dressed and her warm personality shone from within. She will be remembered for being a truly lovely lady, devoted to her family.

Donations are being received in memory of Jessie on behalf of The British Heart Foundation. Please click the blue button link at the bottom of this page.

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

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MESSAGES for the family of Jessica Barbara Ireland – Jessie


Susan Rogerson nee Smith.

Myself and Dave send our deepest condolences to Danny and the family. Jessie was a lovely lady and will be missed by many. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Love Susan x


Maureen & Joseph

Jessie was a really lovely person I worked at the Carborundum with her for a long period of time. Very caring and we had many laughs together. Happy days Jessie. Our deepest condolences to Jessie’s family.


June Lowe

So sorry to hear the bad news about Jessie, she was one of the nicest people you could meet. If you didn’t see Jessie for 2 years or speak to her it was just like seeing your best friend when you saw her again. I met Danny and Jessie when I was 14 courting Alan my husband and have been friends ever since we got married on the same day. All my memories of jessie are lovely. She has a wonderful husband and family and I’m sure they will get each other through this bad time. Thinking of you all with sadness June and family.


Jean Ireland

So sorry for your sad loss. Happy memories of time spent with Jessie.


Alicia Gabryszak

I’ll never forget Jessie standing on her doorstep on my way home from primary school always happy to dish out a cuddle, she will be missed R.I.P xx


John Crisp

I am so sorry to hear of the sad loss of Jessie. I remember her fondly, for her warmth, generosity and kindness. Rest in peace lovely lady x


Daniel and Grace Ireland

To our wonderful Grandmother, even though there was distance in miles between us, we always felt your deep love and kindness throughout our lives. Wherever you are Nanny, we know you are in a much better place. Forever grateful to have had you as our nanny, we will miss you always, with all our love Daniel and Grace XX



I will always have such lovely memories of dear Jessie, remembering the many evenings spent together chatting and putting the world to right all those years ago! Rest in perfect peace Jessie, with love, Pauleen.


Jackie Packer

So sorry to hear this sad news Danny, fond memories.


Anne Palffy

So sorry for your loss and thinking of you at this difficult time. Many fond memories from our time on Whinfield Street. Jessie was a lovely person and so privileged to have known her xx


Danny (Junior)

Good bye mum. Heaven has one more very special angel. Rest in perfect peace mum. Love you xx