Obituaries

Mary Newsholme

On 9th July 2015, peacefully in hospital. Mary aged 95 years. Beloved wife of the late Emmanuel (Manny), much loved mother of David, dear mother-in-law of Jacqueline also a dearly loved grandma, great-grandma and great-great-grandma. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 17th July at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for the Macmillan Nurses. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Geoffrey Schofield

On 3rd July, 2015, suddenly at home. Geoff aged 67 years. Geoff will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 21st July at 12.15 p.m. No flowers please by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Moggies. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

John Joseph Tallentire

On 8th, July 2015, peacefully at Birch Hall Care Home, Darwen. John aged 79 years. Beloved husband of Sheila, much loved dad of Andrew, John and Tania, dear father-in-law of Lynn and Vincent, dearly loved grandad of Matthew, Lauren, Demi, Samantha, Oliver and Shaun, dear brother of Dennis and Richard also dear brother-in-law of Jean. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 16th July at 12.15 p.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

Mary Jane McHugh

 

On 26th June 2015, peacefully at Altham Care Home. Janie aged 95 years. Beloved wife of the late Charles Edward also a much loved mum, grandma, great-grandma and great-great-grandma. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 6th July at 3 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

Doreen Hacking

Formerly Billington

nee Barrett

On 13th June, 2015, peacefully in Birch Hall Care Home, Darwen. Doreen aged 82 years. Beloved wife of the late Jim, much loved mum of Paul, Anne, Stephen and Bernadette, step-mum of Diane, mother-in-law of Tom, Joanna, Alan and the late Irene, treasured nana of Daniel, Steven, Nina and Noel also a dearly loved great nana. A service in the New Methodist Church, Blackburn Road, Darwen on Tuesday, 23rd June at 1 p.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. 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