All posts tagged "obituary"

  • RIP Ex-Prescot School Boy Colin Vearncombe

    [Update 2 February 2016: A public memorial service for Colin Vearncombe will be held at Liverpool Cathedral at 7pm on Friday 19 February. All are welcome. In lieu of flowers, the family have requested donations to either of...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • Tribute to Joe McGarry (1932-2015)

    The family of the late Joe McGarry, a one-time Knowsley councillor and Mayor of Prescot, have kindly given Prescot Online permission to publish this tribute, which was read at his funeral on 10 June 2015. Joseph, known...

    • Posted June 15, 2015
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  • Prescot Actor Sam Kelly Dies, Aged 70

    Stage, film and TV actor Sam Kelly has passed away at the age of 70. The performer was best-known for a succession of TV comedy roles, including ‘Bunny’ Warren in the BBC sitcom Porridge and Captain Hans Geering in Allo Allo (pictured)....

    • Posted June 16, 2014
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  • Actor Ken Jones, 83, Dies at Home in Prescot

    The Liverpool-born actor Ken Jones has passed away at a nursing home in Prescot. A familiar face on TV, he played ‘Horrible’ Bernard Ives opposite Ronnie Barker in the BBC sitcom Porridge. He also appeared as Uncle Dermot...

    • Posted February 16, 2014
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  • Mum Pays Tribute to Prescot Lad Daniel Thomas

    A young man who fell to his death on the M57 motorway has been named as 19-year-old Daniel Thomas. Known as Dan to his family and Danny to his friends, he died on Sunday 19 January after...

    • Posted January 28, 2014
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  • Reverend John David Rose, 1940-2013

    Reverend Canon John Taylor, the Vicar of Prescot, has kindly given Prescot Online permission to publish the manuscript of his funeral address for the late Reverend David Rose. David passed away in the early hours of Thursday...

    • Posted August 26, 2013
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  • Tributes Paid to Higherside Boxing Coach Dave Mulcahy

    Dave Mulcahy, a long-time secretary and coach of Higherside Amateur Boxing Club, has passed away. Dave was a founder of the club in 1979 and devoted his time to training Prescot and Whiston youngsters for almost thirty...

    • Posted May 2, 2013
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  • Prescotian & F1 Medical Pioneer Sid Watkins Dies at 84

    Professor Sid Watkins, the neurosurgeon whose work revolutionized health and safety in Formula One racing, has died at the age of 84. Sid attended Prescot Grammar School before graduating from Liverpool University in 1956. His love of...

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Prescot Woman Remembered for AIDS & HIV Work

    A Prescotian who ran a Christian ministry for people with HIV and AIDS has died at the age of 73. Irene Bibby, of Prescot Community Church, became director of the British chapter of the ministry He Intends...

    • Posted January 4, 2011
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