Date: Monday 21st October 2019
Service and Cremation will take place at Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road, Accrington BB5 6HA
Vincent Hammerton ‘Vinny’
Peacefully in hospital on 8th October 2019 Vincent aged 85 years of Rishton. The much loved and loving dad of Peter and Lynda, dear father-in-law of Tony, cherished grandad of Chelsea and Curtis, loved brother of Jean, Hugh and the late Noreen, Rita, Alice, Harry and Bill and also a dear relative and friend to many.
Following his school years Vincent completed his National Service, this was the only time he ever left the Uk and never had the desire to travel abroad again. He then started his working career in the Carpet Mill as a weaver working most of his life at Gaskell Carpets, he loved his work and made many good friends over the years. He was a member, committee member and former concert secretary at the Free Gardners Club, Rishton, where he enjoyed many nights out dancing away to his favourite music. Vincent was a true family man and was happy being at home surrounded by his loving family.
Donations are being received in memory of Vinny on behalf of East Lancashire Hospice