Obituaries

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