Obituaries

Edwin Johnson

On 29th June 2015, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice. Edwin aged 86 years. Beloved husband of the late Evelyn, much loved dad of Raymond, Pauline, Jacqueline and Philip, dear father-in-law of Helen, Paul, Paul and Anne also a dearly loved and extremely proud grandad, great grandad, brother of Eric and uncle. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 7th July at 2.15 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

Jane Preston Charnock

Jean Charnock

On 20th June 2015, peacefully at Birch Hall Care Home, Darwen. Jean aged 88 years. Beloved wife of the late George also a much loved mother of Michael. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 29th June at 10 a.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

Sydney Cowan

Syd passed away peacefully on 6th June 2015, after a short illness, aged 64 years. Son of Les, husband of loving wife Jacqui, father of Michala and Noel, stepfather to Jennifer also treasured grandad of Lauren, Luke and Leo. “A character in life gone, but never forgotten” All our love always. The funeral service will be held Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 16th June at 2.15pm. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Eileen Duxbury

On 23rd May 2015, peacefully in hospital. Eileen aged 94 years. Beloved wife of the late Roy, much loved mother of Christine and the late Barbara, dear mother-in-law of Allan and Peter, dearly loved grandma of Jill, Emma, Warren and David also treasured great grandma of Chelsea, Amber, Eva, Reuben, Dylan, Jacob, Lowri and Edith. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 15th June at 10.45 a.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

Brian Anderson

On 22nd May 2015, in hospital.  Brian aged 80 years. A graveside service will take place on the Blossom Section, Pleasington Cemetery on Wednesday, 3rd June at 11 a.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290