Barbara MORLEY of Brendon House, Haslingden died on Saturday, November 30, at her home, aged 77. She leaves her husband Tony, children Martin, Lynn, David, Shauna, and Matthew, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, niece and nephew, and was sister to the late Maureen. In her younger days she enjoyed ballet and tap dancing at Miss Shipstones Ballet School. Her first job was at Mullard's, Accrington where she won the Miss Mullard Beauty Competition. Barbara worked in local businesses including O'Keefe's Chip Shop, Everest Cafe, and the Co-op, before retraining as a shorthand typist, her first job being as a holiday administrator with Pendle Travel, Haslingden which later became Air Tours. She enjoyed many holidays abroad along with her husband and family. She was a member of Haslingden Trades club and former member of the IDL Club, Haslingden. Her funeral took place on Friday, December 13 with a service at St Mary's RC Church, Haslingden at 10.45am followed by cremation at Accrington Crematorium, officiated by Fr John Broadley. Donations if desired are for MacMillan Cancer Support c/o funeral director Josephine Durning for Johnson, Durning and Woods Funeral Service, Haslingden.
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