Obituaries

Stella Ashworth

On 11th May 2015, at Acorn House, Blackburn.  Stella aged 90 years.  A service in Ainsworth’s Chapel of Rest, Church Bank Street, Darwen on Friday, 22nd May at 10 a.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 Pickup Barnett

On 22nd May 2015, in The Hollies, Clayton-le-Moors. John aged 73 years. Beloved husband of Rita also a much loved dad of John. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday 15th June at 1.30 p.m. No flowers please by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Cancer Research UK. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

 

Raymond William Heap

On 8th May 2015, peacefully in hospital. Ray aged 62 years. Much loved dad of Julia, Brian and Anthony, dear father-in-law of Sean and Mandy, dearly loved grandad of Jade also a dear brother of Pat and a dear cousin of Jean. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 19th May at 12.15 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

Garret Patrick Cosgrove

On 6th May, 2015, suddenly, Fortified by the Rites of the Holy Mother Church. Garret aged 40 years. Beloved son of John and Theresa, much loved brother of Neil, Ciaren, Cormac and the late John also dear brother in law of Cathy and Debra and a dearly loved uncle of Cameron, Oscar, Amy, Nathan, Caolan and Orla. R.I.P. Requiem Mass in St. Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Monday 18th May at 10.30 am 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. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. Tel 01254 873290.

Norman Barnes

On 8th May 2015, suddenly in hospital. Norman aged 67 years. Loving husband of Trish, precious dad of Dene, Darryl, Shelly, Gemma and Penny, dear father-in-law of Suzanne, Phil, Pat and Scott, much loved grandad of Jolene, Ebony, Lucy, Erica, Tamzin, Craig, Jamie and Olivia also a loving great-grandad, brother and uncle. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 15th May at 2.15 p.m. Family flowers only please. But if desired donations may be sent for Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290