Funeral Service

Time: 3.00pm

Date: Tuesday 2nd November 2021

Service Details:
Norman's Funeral service will be held at Accrington Crematorium

Norman O’Brien

Norman passed away peacefully in the loving care of Hope House Care Come on the 20th October, 2021 aged 74 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Christine, loving son of the late Elsie and Bob, dear brother to the late Stephen, dearly loved dad of Gary, cherished grandad to Bradley and Kai and a loyal friend to many. Norman was a lifelong Burnley supporter and it was in later years that he became a professional referee for over 20 years, until his eyesight began to fail. Norman was a well known figure in the local Clayton social scene. He was also a lifelong member of the Park View Working Men’s Club and a regular on the snooker circuit. Norman was a popular man who made friends wherever he went. He will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all who had the pleasure of knowing and loving him.

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MESSAGES for the family of Norman O’Brien


Brian Ashcroft

Happy memories of our days playing football at Mount Pleasant School, great days. Rest in Peace Norman.


Councillor Tim O,Kane

Rest easy, Nobby now that the final whistle has gone. Say hello to Alan Howard and the rest of the Bottom Club regulars for me.


Norman O’Brien

R.I.P Nobby, Condolences to Family and Close Freinds.