Funeral Service

Time: 11.40 am

Date: Tuesday 16th February 2021

Service Details:
Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will be held at Accrington Crematorium. For all those who are unable to attend the service will be live streamed. To login please go to and enter the following details. Username: Jape8404 Password: 308504

Thomas ‘Tom’ Haworth

Peacefully in hospital with his wife by his side Tom aged 85 years of Accrington.

The devoted and loving husband of Janet, dear brother in law of Jim and Lyn, Gillian and Kevin, Mandy and Ted and a special uncle to Anna and Ellena.

A gentle unassuming man and a gentleman of great integrity who always had a twinkle in his eye.

Tom loved his home and garden and enjoyed offering hospitality to  his family and friends,Holidays were always a favourite time for Tom and together with Janet, family and friends he shared many happy times at home and abroad.

He will be missed but remembered with deep affection.

Family flowers only please, donations can be made in memory of Tom on behalf of Alzheimer’s Research UK and North West Air Ambulance (NWAA) to make a donation please click the ‘Make a Donation’ button at the bottom of this page.

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

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MESSAGES for the family of Thomas ‘Tom’ Haworth


Brian & Helen Maden

A sad loss to all who knew him. Tom was kind, compassionate, funny and a truly loyal friend to both of us. We will miss him greatly.


Sheila Metcalf and family

Dear Janet, Tom is finally at rest and you did a mammoth job in looking after him for such a long time. He was such a lovely man and will be sorely missed by all who knew him.


Rod and Jean Perkins

Dear Tom, one of the nicest people I have known, a true gentleman and greatly missed.


Jean Partington (McIntyre)

Dear Janet so sorry to hear about Tom. My thoughts are with you at this sad time xx


Tom and Enid Pearson

Treasure Memories of one of nature’s Gentlemen, our thoughts and prayers are with you all.


Geoff & Enid Hayhurst

Tom was a great bloke will be sadly missed.



What a special person. We’ve shared many, many amazing experiences that will be remembered always.


Jean Green and family

Tom we’ll all miss you. A quietly kind, caring, supportive friend for many years to us all. Many happy memories of our holiday adventures.


Susie, Paul, Jenny, Keith and the Gang

We were so sad to hear of Tom’s passing. We will never forget what a gentle, dapper soul he was. You could always rely on Tom to make you smile with his sense of fun and we have had some great times at family gatherings. He will remain in our hearts with very fond memories. Thinking of you Janet and sending our love to you.


Elaine and Gary Whittaker

Sorry to hear of the sad news of Toms passing. Our thoughts are with you all. Be safe and strong. God bless, love Elaine and Gary Whittaker.


Mandy and Ted

Thanks for all the lasting memories…….and watch out for vicars on bikes up there! love always, Mandy and Ted xx


Lynda and Stuart Mason

We are so sorry Janet. Tom was a real treasure and a true gentleman. He will be missed. His commemoration service was a credit to you and enabled us to reflect on the many happy memories we hold of him.


Alan & Barbara Smith

It was an honour and a privilege to have known him. Rest in peace,Tom.



Sorry to hear about Tom’s passing, he was a lovely man and it was a pleasure to have known him. Rest in peace.