Category Archives: Obituaries

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Marjorie Martin

(nee Robertshaw)
On 7th July 2021, in hospital.  Marjorie, aged 86 years.  Dear partner of Bryan also a dearly loved auntie.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 16th July at 12.15 p.m.  The service will be webcast, so please contact the Funeral Director for further information.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for either Dementia UK or Cancer Research U.K.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Brenda Box

(nee Mason)
On 30th June 2021, at her twin sister’s home.  Brenda, aged 59 years.  Much loved mum of Dawn and James also a dearly loved grandma, sister and auntie.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 15th July at 12.15 p.m.  Due to the current situation attending the funeral is strictly by invitation only. You may pay your respects by standing on Avallon Way and Lisbon Drive, Darwen at 11.45 a.m. on the day of the funeral.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Darwen Food Share.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Patricia Anne Bolton

On 27th June 2021, peacefully in Thorncliffe Nursing Home, Darwen. Patricia aged 79 years. A service in St Barnabas’ Church, Darwen on Thursday, 8th July at 1 p.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The Stroke Association. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Christine Mary Muldoon

(nee Morris)

On 20th June 2021, peacefully at home. Christine aged 77 years. Beloved wife of Michael, much loved mum of Paul, Andrea and the late Julie, dearly loved and devoted grandma of Tilly, Christie, Theo, Cierra and Kyra. Dear mother-in-law ofNathalie and John and caring friend and good neighbour to many. Christine’s family meant the world to her. She fought bravely to stay with them. She will be in our hearts forever. R.I.P. Graveside service at Pleasington Cemetery on Tuesday, 29th June at 11 a.m. Julie’s ashes will be buried with her mum. A small wake gathering afterwards to celebrate Christine’s and Julie’s life by invitation only due to current restrictions. Family flowers only please, but if desired, donations may be sent for Age UK Blackburn with Darwen online: https://bit.ly/ChristineMuldoon or ℅ Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Patricia Ann Wilson

On 11th June 2021, Pat aged 69 years.  A much loved mum, nana, sister and auntie.  A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Tuesday, 29th June at 2 p.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery.  Flowers will be received at the Chapel of Rest, or if preferred donations may be sent for Animal Trust.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Margaret Rose Hargreaves

On 17th June 2021, peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family.  Margaret Rose aged 90 years.  Beloved wife of the late Albert, much loved mum of Harry and John, dearly loved grandma of Amanda, Jason, Sophie, Finlay and Danielle also a treasured great-grandma and friend of many. R.I.P.  Funeral service and interment at Pleasington Cemetery on Friday, 25th June at 2 p.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Dementia UK.  c/o Ainsworrth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

June Elizabeth Coughlin

(nee McKay)
On 27th May 2021, peacefully in hospital.  June, aged 78 years.  Beloved wife of Peter, much loved mother of Paul and Philip, dear mother-in-law of Maureen and Alison also a dearly loved grannie of Hannah-Jo.  A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Thursday, 17th June at 1 p.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington.  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

David Copeland Jones

On 29th May 2021, in hospital. David aged 95 years. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 16th June at 3.45 p.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Irene May Taylor

On 24th May 2021, Irene aged 90 years.  Dearly beloved wife of the late Raymond, much loved mum of David, Carolyn and Philip, dear mother-in-law of Helen, Andrew and Christine, dearly loved grandma of Claire, Paul, Samantha, Kimberley and Jordan, cherished great-grandma of Sophia, Amelia and Harley.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 16th June at 12.15 p.m.  Due to the current situation attendance at the funeral is strictly by invitation only.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Asthma UK.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290