Obituaries

Monica Shone 1926 - 2017

Monica, age 91, died on 7th August from complications following a hip operation. She had been a member of Clayton since 1984, and in 2011 was awarded honorary membership of the Club in recognition of her considerable sporting achievements. Born … Continue reading »

Valerie Lawson 1942 - 2016

Devastated, shocked, disbelief, writes President David Scott. Words cannot adequately reveal my emotions when, on returning from holiday on Thursday, 22nd September, I had a phone call from Richard to say that Valerie had died at two minutes to three … Continue reading »

Mick Raine 1944 - 2016

Mike passed away in the hospice on Friday 2nd September, aged 72 years, supported by his wife and son. The funeral will take place on Monday 12th September at 11.20 am at Burnley Crematorium. Bob Mitchell, a good friend of … Continue reading »

Tony Aspin

Born on the 15th April 1939. Died on the 30th January 2016, age 76. Tony (Anthony) was born and bred in Accrington. On leaving school he became a Television Engineer and played local football for many years. Later in life … Continue reading »