All posts by Tricia Dabrowski

Ruth Biancospino

On 4th September 2020, in hospital. Ruth aged 55 years. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 18th September at 10.45 a.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

John Anthony Healey (Tony)

On 8th September 2020, peacefully at home. Tony aged 58 years. Beloved husband of Lynn. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 16th September at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Cancer Research UK. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Margarete Johanna Barker

On 4th September 2020, peacefully at home. Margarete aged 92 years. Beloved wife of Alan also a much loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. R.I.P. Requiem Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Colne on Tuesday, 15th September at 11 a.m. will be followed by interment at Clitheroe Cemetery. Flowers will be received at the Chapel of Rest or if preferred donations may be sent for CARITAS. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Luke Christopher Brogden

On 30th August 2020. Luke aged 33 years. Beloved son of Sue and Chris, much loved brother of Heather and Jade, dear brother-in-law of Brenton and Dominic also a loving uncle of four. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 11th September at 12 noon, will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery. (Please note that due to the current situation restrictions the service will be live streamed from Facebook. If you wish to watch this please like Edwin Ainsworth Ltd Funeral Directors). Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Leyton Wright Fund (cheques payable to Heather Mercer). c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

William John Taylor (Bill)

On 28th August 2020, peacefully in hospital. Bill aged 82 years. Beloved husband of Pamela, dearly loved dad of Andrew and Iain also a dear father-in-law and grandad of Matthew. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 9th September at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for either Derian House Children’s Hospice or Cancer Research UK. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Kelly Brighty

On 28th August 2020, peacefully in hospital. Kelly aged 42 years. Beloved partner of Shaun, much loved mummy of Alfie, dearly loved daughter of Albert and Susan, treasured sister of Christine also a dear auntie of Azita. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 9th September at 10 a.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

Marlyn Patricia Taylor

On 26th August 2020, peacefully at home. Marlyn aged 76 years. Beloved wife of the late Thomas, much loved mum of Steven, Diane, Donald and James also a dear mother-in- law, grandma and great-grandma. R.I.P. A service in St Edward’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 4th September at 1.30 p.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Cemetery. 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

Eileen Patricia King

(nee Taylor)

On 26th August 2020, peacefully in hospital. Eileen aged 84 years. Beloved wife of Brian, much loved mum of Linda, David and Peter, dear mother-in-law of Stephen, Aiza and Alison, dearly loved grandma of Amy and Gaynor, treasured great-grandma of Isla, dear sister of Marilyn also sister-in- law of Ken. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 4th September at 10.30 a.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The Alzheimer’s Society. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Josephine Mary Burrell (Jo)

(nee Fitzpatrick)

On 24th August 2020, peacefully in hospital. Jo aged 73 years. Beloved wife of the late Les, much loved mum of Donna, Howard and Stuart, dear mother-in-law of Julian and Dawn, dearly loved grandma of Brett, Tyler, Josh and Luca also dear sister of David, Bernie, Nigel and the late Tony. R.I.P. A service in English Martyrs, Whalley, on Thursday, 3rd September at 2 p.m. will be followed by committal at Pleasington Crematorium. Flowers will be received at the Chapel of Rest or if preferred donations may be sent for Macmillan Cancer Support. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Pauline Kirkham

On 14th August 2020, peacefully at home. Pauline aged 85 years. Beloved wife of Colin, much loved mummy of Anthony, Beverley and Wendy, dear mother-in-law of Sally, Brian and Nigel, treasured nana of Jodi, Perry, Jennifer, Joe, Robert and Toby, cherished great-nana of Dusty, Jessie, Kash and Myla, dear sister-in-law of Pearl also friend of many. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 25th August at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for either Leukaemia Research or Cancer Research UK. c/oAinsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290