Beautiful tributes to the special people of Rossendale who passed away recently



Tributes were left this week to remember loved ones in Rossendale who recently passed away.

Announcing the death of a family member is an age-old tradition for family and loved ones.

We’ve gathered the messages posted this week in one place.

To view the complete list of obituaries, memorials and anniversary memorials, please visit the Rossendale section of Funeral Notices Online.

You can search by names, date range, and filter by time or alphabetically.

Here is a list of those who appeared in the past week. Our hearts go out to all friends, family and loved ones.

You can leave your tributes in the comments below.

Philippe moore

Philippe moore

Mr Phillip Moore, from Asten Buildings, Cowpe, died at Royal Blackburn Hospital on Sunday September 5, at the age of 60.

Phillip was a retired industrial cleaner.

He enjoyed going out in his Land Rover, listening to music, spending time with his family and meeting friends for a chat.

He leaves behind his mother Barbara, his son and daughter Scott and Tamson, and their partners Louise and John, their grandchildren Harleigh, Chaise, Liesel, Leo and Sienna, as well as aunts, cousins ​​and many friends.

A Service-to-Life Celebration will take place on Tuesday, September 21 at 10:45 a.m. at Burnley Crematorium, led by Phillip Norris.

Family invites family and friends to join them after the service at the Waterfoot Social Club for refreshments and to share memories of Phillip.

Family flowers only please; donations if desired to Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary.

Funeral Director: Paul Swarbrick for Knight & Boys Funeral Service, Bacup.

Kenneth whittaker

Kenneth whittaker
Kenneth whittaker

Mr Kenneth Whittaker, of Schofield Road, Rawtenstall, died at Royal Blackburn Hospital on Monday September 6, at the age of 92.

After national service in the Fleet Air Army, Ken joined his father Jack in the family business of greengrocer and florist on Bank Street. He worked and managed the company until his retirement in July 1989.

He loved to travel, watch football and cricket. Ken was always busy gardening or doing a DIY project, and later he enjoyed caravanning in Britain.

Above all, he loved being with his family.

A longtime member of St Mary’s Church in Rawtenstall and a strong supporter of the Scout group, he received a “Badge of Appreciation” from the Scout Leader.

He leaves behind his wife Joyce, to whom he has been married for 69 years, his sons John and Peter, his stepdaughters Karen and Mandy, three grandchildren, Philip, Matthew and Richard, and two great grandchildren.

The funeral was held on Friday September 17th at St Mary’s Church in Rawtenstall, led by Reverend Julie Barratt.

Family flowers only please; donations if you wish to St Mary’s Church or Rossendale Hospice. Donations can be made online at (tributes and donations).

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

John jordan

John jordan
John jordan

Mr. John Jordan died at Highfield Hall Care Home, Haslingden on Tuesday, September 7, at the age of 81.

John was a chief colorist, working in textiles.

He loved the outdoors and mountain hikes, and was also a voracious reader, who loved music and movies.

Beloved father of Grainne, Cormac and Dearbail.

The funeral will be on Friday, September 24 at 10 a.m. at St James the Less, Rawtenstall, led by Canon Anthony McBride.

Donations if desired to the AVC Association.

Funeral director: Fred Hamer Funeral Services, Rawtenstall.

Joyce Adlum

Joyce Adlum
Joyce Adlum

Ms Joyce Adlum, of Rawtenstall, died at Fairfield Hospital in Bury on Friday September 10, at the age of 91.

Joyce was a retired hairdresser, who ran her own hair salon in Haslingden called Joyce’s for over 30 years.

She loved her family and loved dancing at the Astoria and the Con Club.

She leaves her 70-year-old husband Brian, her daughters Denise and Jackie, her grandchildren Andrea, Anthony and Bryan, her great-grandchildren Caleb, Niall, Sienna, Lexi, Zackary, Alfie, Hollie and Rosie, and her great-great-grandchild Cairo. .

The funeral will be on Wednesday, September 22 at 12:30 p.m. at the Resting Chapel, followed by interment in Haslingden Cemetery at 1:15 p.m.

Family flowers only please; donations if desired to Marie Curie. Donations can be made online at (tributes and donations).

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

Shirley maudsley

Shirley maudsley
Shirley maudsley

Mrs. Shirley Maudsley sadly passed away on Thursday September 9 at the age of 86.

Shirley was born in London and moved to Manchester with her parents when she was very young. She was the eldest daughter of Wilfred and Ethel Nuttall.

Upon leaving school, Shirley was employed as a seamstress. She also loved making clothes for her sisters Carole and Doris.

She loved being a grandmother and great-grandmother, spending time with her grandchildren and making clothes. She had become a Christian during a Billy Graham crusade in Harringay in 1954, and from then on she dedicated her time to Jesus.

She has played the organ in many churches, taught Sunday school, attended ladies’ gatherings and young children’s groups, and led church services.

In recent years, Shirley has been a loyal and supportive visitor.

She was a talented seamstress, producing everyday wear, duffle coats, wedding dresses, and upholstery including curtains.

Shirley always had a song in her heart; caregivers noted that they did not often take care of people who sang songs of worship.

Wife of the late Fred Maudsley, grandmother of the late Daniel Maudsley and great grandmother of the late Zach Ingham. She leaves her sister Jackie, sons John and wife Tracey, Peter and wife Sandra, daughter Jill and husband Chris, grandchildren Melanie, Jenny, James, Sarah, John, Cat, Luke, Josh, Katie and Sophie, great-grandchildren. Lola, George, Caleb, Isaac, Jonas, Archie and Oak. She also leaves behind several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

Shirley’s funeral will be on Wednesday, September 22, when a service will be held at Burnley Crematorium at 10:45 am, led by Mr. David Clegg and then at Edgeside Baptist Church, Edgeside Lane, Waterfoot at noon, followed by lunch at the church.

Family flowers only requested, however, if you would like to donate, please leave a gift at Edgeside Baptist Church or visit anyone you think you appreciate, as Shirley might have.

Funeral director: Sharon Aspinall for Agápe Funeral Service, Waterfoot.

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