Rossendale Free Press



KATHLEEN Howorth, nee Page, passed away peacefully in Ashlands Nursing Home on Wednesday, November 3, aged 85.

Kath was a machinist at local slipper factories including Greenbridg­e.

She was on the social committee of Goodshaw Brass Band and followed the band.

She was a keen caravanner and fell walker, and she particular­ly enjoyed walking in the Lake District, Scotland and Yorkshire Dales.

She was also a season ticket holder at Burnley Football Club for a number of years.

But her greatest love was her family.

Beloved wife of Jack, mum of Steve (wife Barbara), grandmothe­r of Ben (wife Cat), Sam (wife Kayleigh), Corinna, Mark and Mia, greatgrand­mother of Alfie and Poppy, and much-loved mother-in-law, sister, sister-in-law, auntie and friend. Kath will leave a large imprint on many people’s lives.

At rest at Fred Hamer’s Funeral Home,


Kath’s service and cremation will be held at Burnley Crematoriu­m on Wednesday, November 17 at 10.45am.

No flowers please; donations if desired can be made to the Stroke Associatio­n. Donations and tributes can be made online at www.fredhamer.

Funeral director: Dawn Winfield for Fred Hamer Funeral Service, Rawtenstal­l.

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