Obituaries

Sidney Hindle

World War II Normandy Veteran,

45 Royal Marine Commando

On 31st December 2015, peacefully at home with his family around him. Sid aged 92 years. Beloved dad of Ann, Philip, Ian, Tommy and the late Bill, also a much loved grandad, great-grandad, great-great grandad and friend to many.

Loved by all who knew him

A true gentleman.

A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Monday, 11th January at 2 p.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for the East Lancashire Hospice or a charity of your choice. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Wendy Ann Kennedy (nee Brennan)

(nee Brennan)

On 26th December 2015, peacefully in hospital, Wendy aged 53 years. Beloved wife of Paul, much loved mum of David, step mum of Adam and Michael, dear mother in law of Kasia, dearly loved daughter of Jean and Frank, a dear brother of David, also a dear sister in law and auntie. R.I.P. A service in St. John Vianney, Blackburn on Friday January 8th at 11.15 am will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please but if desired donations may be sent for the North West Air Ambulance c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Granville Ribchester

On 22nd December 2015, peacefully in hospital. Granville aged 78 years. A much loved dad, papa, grandad and great-grandad. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 7th January at 12.15 p.m. Flowers (no lilies please) and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Ada Wright

On 22nd December 2015, at home.  Ada aged 91 years. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 31st December at 10 a.m.  Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Joyce Hopson

On 17th December 2015, peacefully in hospital. Joyce aged 87 years. Joyce will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 24th December at 10.45 a.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