All posts by Tricia Dabrowski

Joyce Hindle

On 3rd January 2021, in hospital. Joyce aged 65 years. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Wednesday, 20th January at 2 p.m. will be followed by committal at Pleasington Crematorium. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Dorothy Mary Godwin

(nee Cooper)
On 5th January 2021, peacefully in hospital.  Dorothy aged 84 years.  Beloved wife of the late Max, much loved mum of Wayne, Jim and Maxine, dear mother-in-law of Helen and Karen, cherished nan of Kirsty, Hannah, Jessica, Gemma, Adam and Courtney also a treasured great-nan and much loved aunt to everyone in America, Australia and the UK, very dear sister of Melvyn, Margaret, Kevin and Lilian also a good friend to many.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 19th January at 12 noon  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The British Heart Foundation.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Avril Mainon

On 27th December 2020, peacefully in The East Lancashire Hospice. Avril aged 60 years. Beloved partner of Mark. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 18th January at 10 a.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for the RSPCA. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Michael Coffey

On 27th December 2020, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice. Michael aged 76 years. Beloved husband of the late Joan also a much loved dad and grandad. R.I.P. Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 13th January at 11.45 a.m. will be followed by committal at Pleasington Crematorium. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Brian Lloyd

Passed away peacefully at Haslingden Hall Care Home on Thursday, 31st December 2020. Brian aged 89 years, devoted husband of Audrey, much loved dad of Bernard, Andrew and Philip, dear father-in-law of Debbie and Cressy also a cherished grandad and great-grandad.  Due to the current circumstances a private family service will be held at St Mary’s Church, Langho on Wednesday, 13th January 2021, followed by cremation at Pleasington.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Dementia UK.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Elaine Catherine Smith

(nee Welch)
On Friday, 25th December 2020 at The Royal Blackburn Hospital, with her family by her side.  Elaine aged 59 years.  Beloved and loved wife of Craig, devoted mum of Amy and Jessica, dear mother-in-law of Daniel and Calum also a wonderful friend to many.  

Elaine will be deeply missed and long remembered by her family and friends.
The funeral service, by invitation only due to current restrictions, will be held at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 13th January at 10 a.m.  This will be streamed via webcast.  Please contact the Funeral Director for further details.  Family flowers only please, but donations may be sent to Elaine’s favourite charity, The East Lancashire Hospice.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Tracey Jane Coucill

On 25th December 2020, in hospital. Tracey aged 46 years. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 12th January at 1 p.m. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Peter Murphy

On 27th December 2020, in hospital. Peter aged 84 years. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 12th January at 3.30 p.m. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Margaret Roberts

On 24th January 2021, in hospital. Margaret aged 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Frederick. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 8th January at 2.15 p.m. will be followed by committal at Pleasington Crematorium. 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