Obituaries

David Mills Knowles

On 30th September 2015, in hospital. David ged 71 years.  A service in St Barnabas’ Church, Darwen on Monday, 12th October 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 Birch Hall Care Home.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Derek Kavanagh

On 7th October 2015, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice, surrounded by his loving family. Derek aged 55 years. Devoted husband of Julie, much loved dad of Caroline and Kirk, cherished grandad of Leighton and Evie, dear father-in-law of Lisa, dearly loved brother of Eamon, Ann and the late Betty, dear brother-in-law of Barry, Brian, Janet, Chris, Janet, Paul and the late Desley also a dear uncle. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 14th October at 12.15 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

Eunice Shorrock

nee Wright

On 4th October 2015, peacefully, Eunice aged 86 years. Beloved wife of the late Ronald, much loved mother of Beryl, treasured grandma of Trudie, dear sister of Jimmy and a dear aunt of Paul. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Wednesday, 14th October at 1.45 p.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donation may be sent for the RSPCA. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Dorothy Fielding

nee Tomlinson

On 1st October 2015, peacefully at Church View, Accrington and formerly of Darwen. Dorothy aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of John, much loved mother of Jane, mother in law of Peter, loving granny of Frances and Nicola and dear sister of Alan and his family. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 12th October at 12.15 pm. Family flowers only please but if desired donations may be sent for The Stroke Association c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Jessie Clinton

On October 3rd 2015, peacefully in hospital. Jessie aged 82 years. Dearly loved mum of Michael and a friend to many. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday 9th October at 10 am. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for the R.S.P.C.A. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290.