Barbara Marsden

On 12th May 2022, peacefully in hospital.  Barbara, aged 77 years.  Beloved wife of Ronnie, much loved mum of Gary, dear mother-in-law of Beverley, dearly loved grandma of Leah, Jamie and Adam also a treasured great-grandma of Lily and Poppy.  A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Tuesday, 31st May at 12.45 p.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for either St Peter’s Church, Darwen or the East Lancashire Hospice.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

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Hazel Southworth

On April 28th 2022, peacefully in hospital, Hazel, aged 84 years. Beloved wife of the late Jack, much loved mum of Lynne and Mark, dear mother-in-law of Terence and Jane, dearly loved grandma of Samantha and her husband Darren. Christopher, Josh and Max, also a great nana of Lyla and loved sister-in-law of Bill and Rae. A service in Pickup Bank Congregational Chapel on Friday 20th May at 1pm, will be followed by cremation at Pleasington Crematorium. Flowers will be received at the Chapel of Rest or if preferred donations may be sent for the British Heart Foundation.  ℅ Ainsworth’s…

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Kathleen Farnworth

(nee Yates) On 9th May 2022, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice.  Kathleen, aged 73 years.  Beloved wife of the late Harry, much loved mum of Andrew and Lisa, dearly loved granny of Jacob and Darcy also a dear sister of Peter.  Funeral service at Accrington Crematorium on Tuesday, 24th May at 11.40 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

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Anne Farnworth

(nee Haworth) On 6th May, 2022, peacefully in hospital.  Anne, aged 80 years.  Beloved wife of Bryan, much loved mother of Andrew and Catherine, dearly loved nana of Beth, Mollie, Harry, Joe and Jack also a dear sister of John, Peter and the late Margaret.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 18th May at 1.30 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

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David Jon Hugh McKenna aka Seira Rose Elizabeth

On 16th April 2022, suddenly at home.  David/Seira, aged 30 years will be missed by all his family and friends.  A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 6th May at 1.30 p.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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Allan Hewitt

On 21st April 2022, suddenly at home.  Fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church. Allan, aged 64 years.  Beloved husband of Pearl, much loved dad of Monica, Mirranda, Allan, David and Samantha also a dearly loved father-in-law, pops, brother and uncle.  R.I.P.  Requiem Mass in St Edward’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 6th May at 11 a.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for St Edward’s Church, Darwen.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

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Christine Ann Berry

On 13th April 2022, suddenly at home.  Christine, aged 70 years.  Beloved wife of Jim.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 4th May at 2.15 p.m. 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

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