Date: Wednesday 14th April 2021
Due to current restrictions a private family funeral service will be held. Requiem Mass will be celebrated in St. Anne's Church, Accrington followed by cremation at Accrington Crematorium.
Joseph Dunleavy – Joe
On 8th April 2021 peacefully in East Lancashire Hospice, Joe aged 86 years, of Accrington. The beloved husband of Sylvia, dearly loved dad of Patricia, Kathleen, Carolyn and stepson Craig, loved father in law of John, Gary, Mark and Julie, also a devoted grandad and great grandad.
Joe was a well known and popular entertainer throughout his life both here and in Spain, performing under the name of Joey Dean. He had a great following and was at his happiest on stage singing and as a comedian. Joe loved the way of life in Spain and he and Sylvia spent much time there. In his earlier years, Joe’s greatest hobby was for caring for his beloved greyhounds.
A gentleman who loved and was loved by his family, he will be sadly missed by all.
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