Obituaries

Frank Scott

On 23rd December 2018, peacefully in hospital. Frank aged 76 years. Beloved husband of Anne, much loved dad of Wayne, Julie and Lee, dear father-in-law of Paul, dearly loved grandad of Faye and Aaron also dear brother of Donald. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 7th January at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for either the British Heart Foundation or Cancer Research UK. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

David James Turnbull

On 22nd December 2018, in hospital. David aged 82 years. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 4th January at 3 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

Samantha Michelle Payne

On 14th December 2018, suddenly at home.  Samantha aged 46 years.  A graveside service will take place at Darwen Eastern Cemetery on Friday, 4th January at 12 noon.  Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Rita Maynard

On 14th December 2018, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice.  Fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church.  Rita aged 86 years.  Beloved wife of the late Richard, much loved mum of Stephen, Philip, Susan and Tracey, dearly loved grandma of Mark and Thomas, treasured great-grandma of Emily also a dear sister and friend to many.  R.I.P.  Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 28th December at 12 noon, will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. 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 Jepson

On 11th December 2018, suddenly at home.  Brian aged 80 years.  Beloved husband of Kathleen and the late Kathleen, much loved dad of Eileen and Sue, dear father-in-law of Shaun, dearly loved grandad of Michael and Chris, dear step-grandad of Natalie, Tara and family also treasured great-grandad of Sophie, Katie and Adrian.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 20th December at 12.15 p.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for either The Multiple Sclerosis Society or Cancer Research UK.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290