Former Blackburn with Darwen mayor dies

Blackburn Citizen: Dorothy Walsh Dorothy Walsh

BLACKBURN with Darwen councillor and former mayor Dorothy Walsh died this morning.

Tributes are expected to be paid to the Labour councillor, who lived in Hereford Road and represented the Higher Croft ward, at a council meeting later tonight.  

Coun Walsh was a councillor around 20 years, sat on the board of Twin Valley Homes, and was a trustee of MIND, a local mental health charity.

She worked for the Royal Ordnance Factory and was a home help for almost 20 years before she retired.

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3:50pm Thu 13 Feb 14

batesempire says...

Sad news . R.I.P Dot
Sad news . R.I.P Dot batesempire
  • Score: 7

4:13pm Thu 13 Feb 14

huggles says...

Sleep Well Dorothy, much love to my Auntie Dot and cousins at this very sad time, love you all lots xxx
Sleep Well Dorothy, much love to my Auntie Dot and cousins at this very sad time, love you all lots xxx huggles
  • Score: 4

4:47pm Thu 13 Feb 14

Citsmiff says...

RIP Dot. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this sad time.
RIP Dot. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this sad time. Citsmiff
  • Score: 5

5:39pm Thu 13 Feb 14

billy32 says...

Lovely lady who was interested in people rather than just collecting her fees. If we had more people like her the country would be a lot better. May she R.I.P
Lovely lady who was interested in people rather than just collecting her fees. If we had more people like her the country would be a lot better. May she R.I.P billy32
  • Score: 16

1:57am Fri 14 Feb 14

All of us says...

Good night and god bless gran. You touched so many lives and really made a difference. You will be sadly missed by us all. Forever in our hearts xxxxxx :''(
Good night and god bless gran. You touched so many lives and really made a difference. You will be sadly missed by us all. Forever in our hearts xxxxxx :''( All of us
  • Score: 9

2:38am Fri 14 Feb 14

karenbenson says...

R.I.P. Dorothy you will be sadly missed by loads of people,our thoughts are with your family and friends, the angels have got a very good, friendly, helpful lady. you were 1 in a million and nobody will ever be like you. God Bless You R.I.P.
R.I.P. Dorothy you will be sadly missed by loads of people,our thoughts are with your family and friends, the angels have got a very good, friendly, helpful lady. you were 1 in a million and nobody will ever be like you. God Bless You R.I.P. karenbenson
  • Score: 5

9:13am Fri 14 Feb 14

Moonman says...

RIP Dorothy, a wonderful lady and a great servant to this town.
RIP Dorothy, a wonderful lady and a great servant to this town. Moonman
  • Score: 3

2:21pm Fri 14 Feb 14

ricksh says...

R.I.P Dorothy a wonderful person all round Blackburn wont be the same without your presence
R.I.P Dorothy a wonderful person all round Blackburn wont be the same without your presence ricksh
  • Score: 2

4:26pm Fri 14 Feb 14

grannybobs says...

R.I.P .Dorothy it was a pleasure to have known and worked with you
R.I.P .Dorothy it was a pleasure to have known and worked with you grannybobs
  • Score: 3

1:41pm Wed 19 Feb 14

kimw9659 says...

RIP Dorothy, such a lovely person to have known and worked with for many years. x
RIP Dorothy, such a lovely person to have known and worked with for many years. x kimw9659
  • Score: 0

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