Obituaries

Karen Spencer

On 12th September 2015, suddenly, but peacefully. Karen aged 45 years. Beloved fiancé of Daniel, dearly loved mum of Daniel, Connor, Shannon, Caitlin, Amber, Alisha and Megan, much loved daughter of Jack and Pam also dear sister of Graham, Daren, Mark and Jason. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 22nd September at 1.30 p.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Peter Medd

On 11th September 2015, suddenly, but peacefully. Peter aged 96 years. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen, loving dad of Andrew and the late Graham, dear father-in-law of Kathleen, dearly loved grandad of Kirsty and Gary also a treasured great grandad and brother of the late Patricia. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 21st September at 11.30 a.m. 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

John Ollerton

On 27th September 2015, peacefully in Oldfield House, Darwen.  John aged 86 years. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 11th September at 2.15 p.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for St Peter’s Church, Darwen. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Henry Hazlehurst (Harry)

On 15th August 2015, suddenly at St James’ House, Darwen. Harry aged 76 years. Beloved husband of Mary, much loved dad of David and Ann, dearly loved grandad of Ami and Rimini, dear brother of Derrick, Myra and the late Irene also a dear brother-in-law and uncle. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 27th August at 1.30 p.m. No flowers please by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Dementia UK. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Eileen Jarrett

On 17th August 2015, Fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church. Eileen aged 79 years. Beloved wife of Lawrence, much loved mother of Paul, David, Christine and Celia, dear mother-in-law of Joe, dearly loved grandma of Daniel, Joe and Charlotte also a much loved sister. R.I.P. Requiem Mass in the Church of the Sacred Heart & St Edward, Darwen on Thursday, 27th August 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 CAFOD. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290