Obituaries

Mavis Dickinson

(nee Russell)

On 14th October 2015, peacefully in hospital. Mavis aged 83 years. Beloved wife of Brian, much loved mum of Jane and Mark also a dearly loved grandma and great-grandma. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Monday, 26th October at 11 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. No flowers please by request, 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

Karen Davison

(nee Hillman)

On 17th October 2015, peacefully at home. Karen aged 51 years. Beloved wife of Raymond, much loved mum of Kayleigh, Kieran, Jordon-Ray and Libby, dear mother-in-law of Alex, dearly loved daughter of Kathleen and Joseph also sister of Craig, Michelle, Jason and the late Shane. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 23rd October at 1.30 p.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

Constance Simpson (Connie)

On 15th October 2015, peacefully in hospital. Connie aged 85 years. Beloved and only daughter of the late Amelia and Robert also a wonderful friend of many. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 23rd October at 10 a.m. No flowers please by request, 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

Mavis Lealand Hetherington

(nee Turner)

On 14th October 2015, peacefully at Thorncliffe Nursing Home, Darwen. Mavis aged 86 years. Dear wife of the late John, step-mum of John and Jean also cousin of Eric and family. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 22nd October at 11.30 a.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Judith Ivy Atkinson

On 12th October 2015, peacefully at Birch Hall Care Home, Darwen. Judith aged 75 years. Loving wife of Alf also a much loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 19th October at 12.15 p.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