All posts by Tricia Dabrowski

Margaret Fallon

Passed peacefully on 24th June 2020, aged 87 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Jack, step mother of Sue, Shelley, Mick, John and the late Trevor also a loving mother-in-law, grandma and great-grandma.  Family service at Overdale Crematorium (West Chapel) on Friday, 3rd July. Family flowers only. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Sheila Wilkinson

On 25th June 2020, peacefully at home. Sheila aged 82 years.  Beloved wife of Ken also a dearly loved mum, step-mum, mother-in-law, nana and great-nana. Family flowers only please. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Herbert Clarke (Bert)

On 20th June 2020, peacefully in hospital. Bert aged 81 years. Beloved husband of Barbara, much loved dad of David and father-in-law of Carole and daughter Sandra and her partner Eddie, loving grandad of Gareth, Becky, Rachel and Daniel, great-grandad of 7 also a dear uncle and friend to many and we must not forget the dog ‘Dave’.  No flowers please by request, but if desired donations may be sent for the Millennium Green, Hoddlesden or Keswick Mountain Rescue. ℅ Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Jenny Mary Suggitt (Jen)

On 19th June 2020, in hospital. Jen aged 72 years. Beloved wife of Gordon, much loved mother of Jean and James, dearly loved granny of Evie, Mia & Sam. No flowers please by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Age UK, Blackburn with Darwen. ℅ Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Edna Large

On 17th June 2020, peacefully in Birch Hall Care Home, Darwen. Edna aged 86 years. Beloved wife of the late Alan. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 26th June at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Birch Hall Care Home, Darwen. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Noreen Buck

On 13th June 2020, peacefully in hospital with her son by her side. Noreen aged 82 years. Beloved mum of David, dear mother-in-law of Orla also much loved grandma of Aaron and Emma. The funeral service took place at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 24th June at 12.15 p.m.  A memorial service will be arranged at a later date for Noreen at St James’ Church, Lower Darwen (details will be announced).

David would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for cards of condolence, messages of sympathy and donations received during this sad time. Special thanks to the staff of Ward C1, Royal Blackburn Hospital and all staff of Eachstep, Blackburn for looking after Noreen. Appreciation to Rev Tim Horobin for his kind words and ministrations also to Gregg and staff of Ainsworth’s Funeral Service for their efficient and dignified arrangements. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290 

Frank Harwood

Frank Harwood, aged 72 years, passed away on Tuesday, 2nd June 2020 at Royal Blackburn Hospital with his daughters Janet and Eleanor by his side. He was a loving husband to Laraine, grandfather to Eddie, Ben and Isabella also dear brother to Barbara. Due to the current circumstances a private service will be held at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 12th June at 1:30 p.m. Family flowers only please, but donations greatly appreciated for Moorland View Care Home or The Children’s Society c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Christine Whitehead

On 29th May 2020, at home. Christine aged 57 years. Beloved wife of Neil. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 11th June at 11.30 a.m. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Ronald Whalley

On 4th June 2020, in hospital. Ronald aged 94 years. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen. Service and interment at St Paul’s Churchyard, Hoddlesden on Tuesday, 9th June at 12 noon. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for the East Lancashire Hospice. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Margaret Crossland

On 2nd June 2020, peacefully at home. Margaret aged 89 years. Beloved wife of the late Vincent, much loved mum of Julie and Stephen, dear mother-in-law of Gary, dearly loved grandma of Vicky, April and Amber also a treasured great-grandma of Ruby. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 8th June at 2.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Diabetes UK. ℅ Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290