MONA Martin, of Clarence House, West Bay, Dorset, and formerly of Catlow Hall Street, Oswaldtwistle, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 28, at the age of 92.
Over the years Mona worked for various companies including McFarlanes in Oswaldtwistle, Luptons in Accrington, and also for many happy years as a canteen manageress at Mastabar Mining Equipment in Church.
During her retirement Mona volunteered at Shelter in Accrington and also for Age Concern in Oswaldtwistle.
She also attended St Paul’s Church in Oswaldtwistle. In her spare time she loved gardening, reading, and in her youth ballroom dancing.
She was the much loved mother of Ronnie and Margaret and Lesley, a dearly loved grandmother of Faith, Marie, Michelle, Kathy, Shane, Martin, Matthew, Peter and Andrew and also a beloved greatgrandmother.
Her funeral service will be held at 3pm on Tuesday, November 6, at Accrington Crematorium.
Family flowers only please.
However, donations are welcome in memory of Mona for Inbetweenears c/o funeral director Barton and Hallworth Funeral Service, The Old Foxhill, 136-8 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle. MARY Brown passed away peacefully at Hope House on Saturday, October 27, aged 98.
She was the loving wife of the late Herbert, much-loved mum of Michael and Marie and a loving grandma and great-grandma.
Mary will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.
Reposing at the Chapel of Rest, Mincing Lane.
A 1pm service and committal will be held at Accrington Crematorium on Wednesday, November 7. Family flowers only please, with donations, if desired, to the Air Ambulance.
Funeral director: Co-op Funeralcare, 10-14 Mincing Lane, Blackburn. JEAN Jackson, of Grafton Avenue, Baxenden, Accrington, died on Sunday, October 21, aged 86.
She was a weaver, machinist and seamstress and was a member of the previous group P.A.T.H.
Jean was the wife of the late James Jackson to whom she was married for 64 years, and mother of the late Janette.
She leaves her son Ian, daughters Julie and Lianne, sons-in-law Michael and Roy, daughter-in-law Kathleen, granddaughter, Melanie, and husband, Paul, and great-granddaughters Lola, Jane and Lucy Jo.
The funeral service, conducted by the Rev Tom Donaghey, will be held on Monday, November 5, at 11am at Accrington Crematorium, and after at Peel Park, Turkey Street, Accrington.
Family flowers only, with donations to Macmillan Cancer Support.
Funeral director: Peter Regan, Hyndburn Funeral Services, Queens Road, Accrington.
AILSA Alwyn Haydock, of Park Crescent, Accrington, passed away peacefully in the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Sunday, October 28, at the age of 85.
In her younger days, Ailsa attended Accrington Girls Grammar School.
In the late 50s/early 60s, she worked at the Accrington Planning Office, later taught at Accrington College, and then moved on to teaching shorthand, typing and business studies at Holy Family/ Mount Carmel High School.
In her spare time and during her retirement she attended Union Road Community Church and also Melbourne Street Christian Institute. She was active in the local Labour party and also for the Bullough Park Residents’ Association.
Ailsa also enjoyed gardening, creative writing, politics and an occasional gamble.
She was the dearly loved wife of the late Alan, a much-loved mother of Mark and Neil, a treasured grandma of Charlie and Jamie, and a dear mother-in-law of Julie.
Ailsa will be very sadly missed by all who knew her. Her funeral service will be held at 1pm on Wednesday, November 7, at Union Road Community Church prior to committal at Accrington Crematorium.
Family flowers only please, with donations welcome in memory of Ailsa for Christians Against Poverty c/o funeral director Barton and Hallworth Funeral Service, The Old Foxhill, 136-8 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle.