All posts by Tricia Dabrowski

Anthony John Scowcroft (Tony)

On 3rd October 2021, unexpectedly in hospital.  Tony, aged 81 years.  Beloved husband of the late Hazel, dear friend of Avril also a dearly loved uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.  A service in St Barnabas’ Church, Darwen on Friday, 22nd October at 11 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Probus.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Pauline Hewitt (Paula)

(nee McAllister)

On 1st October 2021, peacefully at home.  Paula aged 80 years.  Beloved wife of the late John, much loved mother of Simon, treasured grandma of Isabel and Lucy also a dearly loved auntie.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 18th October at 12.15 p.m.  Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Audrey Mitchell

(nee Townsend)
On 30th September 2021, peacefully at Birch Hall Care Centre, Darwen.  Audrey, aged 90 years.  Beloved wife of the late Danny, much loved mum of Susan and Julie, dear mother-in-law of Stephen and Stuart, dearly loved gran of Vicky, Emma, Andrew and Amy, treasured great-nana of Abby and Luke, dear sister of James, sister-in-law of Beryl also a dear auntie of Ian.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 14th October at 2.15 p.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Derian House Children’s Hospice.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Mairead Philomena Banks

On 29th September 2021, peacefully at home.  Fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church.  Mairead, aged 61 years.  Much loved mum of Amy, Samuel, Meghan and Bridget also a dear mother-in-law and grandma.  R.I.P.  Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 8th October at 11 a.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery.  Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Christopher Stephenson (Chris)

On 28th September 2021, peacefully at Sandy Brook House Care Home, Lower Darwen.  Chris, aged 72 years.  Much loved brother of Brian, Barbara, Helen and the late John.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 7th October at 12.15 p.m.  Flowers and enquiries to Answorth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290