Obituaries

Gerald Morris

On 5th October 2016, peacefully at Linden House, Blackburn. Gerald aged 78 years. Much loved dad of Neil, Graham and Roy, dearly loved grandad of Samantha, Chantelle and Daniel, treasured great-grandad of Emma, Gracie and Luke also a dear brother and a dearly loved friend of Irene. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 14th October at 3.45 p.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Edna Ainsworth

On 6th October 2016, peacefully at home. Edna aged 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Jack, much loved mum of Kate and Dave, dear mother-in-law of Sue, dearly loved grandma of Lee, Natalie and Jordan also a dear sister of Harry. A service in Immanuel Church, Blackburn on Thursday, 13th October at 9.45 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Immanuel Church, Blackburn. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Rosemary Watson

On 19th September 2016, suddenly in hospital. Rosemary aged 49 years. Much loved sister of Catriona, Richard, Morag and the late Andrew also a dearly loved sister-in-law and auntie. A service in Ainsworth’s Chapel of Rest, Church Bank Street, Darwen on Wednesday, 12th October at 1 p.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

 

John Birtwistle Hayes (Jack)

On 29th September 2016, peacefully in hospital. Jack aged 90 years. Beloved husband of late Eunice, partner of Marion, much loved dad of Garry, father-in-law of Bev also a treasured grandad and great-grandad. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 11th October at 3 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for the British Heart Foundation. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Kay Valerie Wallace (Val)

On 27th September 2016, peacefully in hospital. Val aged 70 years. Beloved wife of Bob, much loved mother of Angela, Susan and Julie also a treasured nan, great-nan, step-mother, sister and auntie. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 11th October at 12.15 p.m. Flowers will be received at the Chapel of Rest or if preferred donations may be sent for Macmillan Cancer Support. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290