MRS Hilda Brown, of Braeside Residential Home, Stanhill Lane, Oswaldtwistle, died on Wednesday, March 25 aged 96.
She was a retired social worker and farmer’s wife.
Her interests included modern sequence dancing and caravanning.
Wife of the late Richard, mother of Tony, David, and the late Brenda. She also leaves eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
The funeral was due to take place on Thursday, April 5 at 11.30am at Hyndburn Funeral Services’ chapel of rest, followed by a Burial at St MR William Arthur Sims, known as Edwyn, died peacefully in hospital on Sunday, March 25 aged 81.
Beloved husband of Margaret, much loved dad of Peter and Sarah and a loving father-in-law and grandad.
The funeral service will be held in All Saints Church, Clayton-leMoors at 10.15 am prior to committal at Accrington Crematorium at 11.40am. on Friday, April 13. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired may be made to Save the Children Fund c/o Co-op Funeralcare, 10-14 Mincing Lane, Blackburn BB2 2EB. MISS Kathleen Cowgill, of Spring Hill care home, Accrington, died on Monday, March 26 aged 74.
Kathleen was a nurse all her working life. In her early career she worked in Australia, London, Liverpool and Manchester.
Later in life she worked at Braeside, Oswaldtwistle, where she retired from.
Kathleen liked to knit and knitted many gifts for friends over the years. She loved animals and had dogs in her early life and most recently a budgie. She really enjoyed the time she went to Australia to visit her brother Glynn.
Daughter of the late Francis and Emily, sister of the late Frank and Lilian and loving sister of Glynn. She also leaves nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral will take place on Friday, April, 6 at 3pm at Accrington Crematorium officiated by Canon Michael Ratcliffe.
Flowers welcome. Donations are requested for the East Lancashire Hospice.
Funeral directors: Peter Regan, Hyndburn Funeral Services, Queens Road, Accrington.
MRS Lilian Maud Liggins, of Clayton-le-Moors, died peacefully in hospital on Wednesday, March 28 aged 91.
Lilian worked in the mills prior to getting married and having her family.
Family was everything to Lilian and she had especially fond memories of family holidays to Blackpool and holidays to Benidorm where she would enjoy the sunshine with her sisters.
She was very close to her sisters - Audrey, Pat and the late Joyce and her sister-in-law May.
Together they spent many happy hours at the Hare and Hounds.
She was also very close to her late brothers Hubert and Jim and she loved nothing more than to spend lots of time with her grandchildren.
Lilian enjoyed dancing with Thomas and she also enjoyed music and a good TV drama as well as a spot of knitting.
The dearly loved wife of the late Thomas, much loved mum of David, Steven, Christine and Martin, also a dear mother-in-law, loving grandma, great grandma and great-great grandma.
Lilian’s funeral service will take place at Accrington Crematorium Chapel on Thursday, April 12 at 11am followed by interment in the cemetery at 11.30am. Donations may be made in memory of Lilian on behalf of Dementia UK via www. champfunerals.com/ obituaries.
Enquiries to: Champ Funeral Services, Bank House, Whalley Road, Clayton-le-Moors.
MRS Nora Cormack, of Moorhouse Avenue, Accrington, died on Saturday, March 24 aged 84.
She was a newsagent/ retail proprietor.
Nora enjoyed her family and caravanning.
Nora leaves behind her husband John, daughters Cath and Tricia and extended family Duncan, Paul, Nick, Katie, Harrison and Maxwell.
The funeral will take place on Friday, April 6, at 10.15am St Anne’s RC Church, Cobham Road Accrington, followed by a cremation at 11.40am at Accrington Crematorium officiated by Father Stamp.
Family flowers only, with donations requested for the North West Air Ambulance.
Funeral directors: Peter Regan, Hyndburn Funeral Services, Queens Road Accrington.