Obituaries

Agnes Haig

On 4th November 2015, peacefully in hospital. Agnes aged 97 years. Beloved wife of the late George, much loved ma of Ann, Allan and George, dear mother-in-law of Peter also a dearly loved grandma and great-grandma. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 11th November 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

Patrick Lawrence Murphy

On 22nd October 2015, in hospital.  Pat aged 70 years. Beloved husband of Kathleen. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 30th October at 11.30 a.m.  Flowers will be received at the Chapel of Rest or if preferred donations may be sent for the British Heart Foundation or Diabetes UK.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Anne Bernadette Johnson

(nee Whalley)

On 19th October 2015, at home. Anne aged 79 years. Dearly loved mum of Cathy, much loved nanna of Sam and Bethany, treasured great-nanna of Noah, dear sister of Kate, Mary and Margaret also a dear auntie. R.I.P. A service in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Wednesday, 28th October at 1.45 p.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please (no wreaths, hand tied flowers only). Donations in memory of Anne may be sent for the East Lancashire Deaf Society. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Teresa Mazzafiore Chiappetta

On 17th October 2015, peacefully in hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Teresa aged 67 years. Beloved wife of Renato, much loved sister of Franco, dear sister-in-law of Tina, dearly loved auntie of Leon and Adriano, treasured great auntie of Franco and Dino also a special friend of Carolyn. Teresa will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Wednesday, 28th October at 9.15 a.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Macmillan Cancer Support. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

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