Funeral Service

Time: 11.15am

Date: Monday 5th July 2021

Service Details:
Malcolm's funeral will be held at Great Harwood Christian Fellowship Church, followed by Committal at Accrington Crematorium.

Malcolm Ramsden

Suddenly at his home on 23rd June 2021, Malcolm aged 84 years of Rishton and formerly of Ashton-Under-Lyne. The devoted and loved husband of Olga, loving dad of Jonathan, dear father-in-law of Adele, cherished grandpa of Jordan and Adam, dear brother of Russell and his wife Charlana and also a respected relative and friend to many.

Malcolm started his working life as an apprentice for Mather & Platt’s, Manchester. following the completion of his apprenticeship, Malcolm remained with the company for over forty years, his working role saw him travel across the globe. He enjoyed his work and made many good friends along the way. At home Malcolm always looked forward to supporting Rishton Cricket Club and was a former member. Holidays were a favourite time for Malcolm and each year he would enjoy a long break in Malta with his wife Olga. Malcolm was a devoted family man who always enjoyed spending time with his family. He also leaves his church family at Great Harwood Christian Fellowship where he was an active member of the congregation.

Family flowers only please, donations can be made in memory of Malcolm on behalf of Macmillan Cancer Support. To make a donation, please click the ‘Make A Doantion’ button at the bottom of this page.


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

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MESSAGES for the family of Malcolm Ramsden


Russell and Charlana Ramsden

We are so sad on the passing of Malcolm. We have special memories of Malcolm especially Russell. Olga and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this trying time. Much love and hugs from South Africa ???? ???? ???? ????


Deborah and Paul Iddon

We are deeply sorry to hear about Malcolm. May God’s love , peace and blessings be with you during the hard days ahead x Malcolm we will miss you so very much as part of our fellowship family. I thank God that we knew you., and for our great conversations on a Sunday morning , your smile and enthusiasm always cheered me. God Bless xx


Jennifer Blackmore

Malcolm will be sadly missed always a cheery smile for everyone God’s peace be on you Olga and the family at this sad time x


Mr Alan and Sandra Hughes

There are friends you know very well and friends you have just got to know Malcolm was a friend that has gone too soon I did not have the time to get to know him better will sadly miss Malcolm.


Jonathan & Adele Ramsden

Dad will be sadly missed – he was taken from us so suddenly, we never got to say goodbye. Our memories can never be taken from us though and we will cherish these and carry them with us everyday. Rest in Peace dear Dad. Love Always from son JONATHAN and daughter-in-law ADELE xx


Jordan Ramsden

Grandpa will be truly missed but we’ll remember all the good times we had together.


Adam Ramsden

An extremely loving and caring grandpa who always had a great sense of humour his sudden loss was shocking but he will never be forgotten. Miss you grandpa x.


Andrew, Katrina, George, Harvey & Thomas Taylor

We send our love and deepest sympathy to Olga, Johnathan and family. We will alway remember our lovely, friendly, chatty neighbour Malcom with smiles on our faces, we will miss him! Much love Xx


Ken & Joan Hacking

We have fond memories of Malcolm and the neighbourly chats as well as fellowship at church.