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Ian Hutchinson

On 26th July 2022, peacefully in hospital. Ian, aged 51 years.  Much loved dad of Lewis, dearly loved son of Margaret and the late Alan also dear brother of Ann, Neil, Graham, Michael and the late Alan. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 19th August at 1.30 p.m. (Black attire not required, colourful clothing welcome). Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The British Heart Foundation. ℅ Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

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Alan John Fish

On 31st July 2022, peacefully in hospital.  Alan, aged 79 years.  Beloved husband of Eileen, much loved dad of Louise and Lyndsey, dear father-in-law of Ste and Neil, dearly loved grandad of D’arcy and Francine also a dear cousin of Morag.  A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Wednesday, 10th August at 2.15 p.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for either North West Air Ambulance or Macmillan Cancer Support.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

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Ron Lambton

Former Landlord of Maxims, Bolton On 28th July 2022, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice.  Ron, aged 74 years.  Beloved husband of the late Lorraine (Dolly), much loved dad of Becky and the late Rachel, dear father-in-law of Stephen also treasured grandad of Jack.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 10th August at 12.15 p.m.  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

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Michael Tweedale

On 14th July 2022, in hospital.  Michael, aged 60 years.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 5th August at 3.45 p.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The Alzheimer’s Society.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Servcie, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

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Elizabeth Beatrice Hill

On 14th July 2022, in hospital.  Liz, aged 80 years.  Beloved wife of the late Keith.  A service in Trinity United Reformed Church, Sandy Lane, Lower Darwen on Friday, 29th July at 1 p.m. will be followed by committal at Pleasington Crematorium.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The Salvation Army.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

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Carole Anne Chesterson (Anne)

(nee Shorrock) On 17th July 2022, peacefully at Thorncliffe Nursing Home, Darwen.  Anne, aged 76 years.  Beloved wife of the late Les, much loved mum of Chris and Amanda. ‘The best mum we could have wished for’ A service in St Barnabas’ Church, Darwen on Thursday, 28th July at 11 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington.  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

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Lynne Caroline Barton

(nee Osborne) On 7th July 2022, peacefully in hospital.  Lynne, aged 65 years.  Beloved partner of Barry, much loved mum of Daniel, dear mother-in-law of Steph also dearly loved grandma of Eva.  A service in St Cuthbert’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 22nd July at 12 noon, will be followed by cremation at Pleasington Crematorium.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for either Derian House Children’s Hospice or Alder Hey Children’s Hospital.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

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Jason Terence Hacking (Jay)

On 14th July 2022, in hospital.  Jay, aged 48 years.  Beloved son of the late Thomas & Margaret Hacking.  A service in Ainsworth’s Chapel of Rest, Church Bank Street, Darwen on Friday, 22nd July at 9.30 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

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Duncan James McVee

On 9th July 2022, in hospital. Duncan, aged 70 years.  Beloved husband of Diane.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 21st July at 1.30 p.m.  Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

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Wayne Antony Pennington

On 3rd July 2022, suddenly in hospital.  Wayne, aged 46 years.  Precious son of Christine and David, much loved dad of Sean also a dearly loved brother of Steven and Jennifer. Our family chain is broken, And nothing seems the same, But as God calls us one by one, The chain will link again. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 20th July at 2.15 p.m.  Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

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