Obituaries

Irene Ainsworth

On 16th February 2020, peacefully in hospital. Irene aged 87 years. A service in Highfield Congregational Church, Darwen on Friday, 6th March at 11 a.m. will be followed by committal at Pleasington Crematorium. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Andrea Michelle Chadwick

(nee Holmes)

On 19th February 2020, peacefully at home. Andrea aged 54 years. Dearly loved daughter of Doreen and the late Dennis, much loved sister of Craig, dear cousin of Keith and best friend of Ben and Dargo. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 5th March 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

John Haworth

On 15th February 2020, in hospital. John aged 82 years. Beloved husband of Mary, much loved dad of Susan and Julie, dear father-in-law of Brian and John, dearly loved grandad of Damien, Zoe, Jake and Brad, treasured great- grandad of Leo and Charlie also a dear brother of Irene. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 28th February at 12.15 p.m. No flowers please by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Ward C10, Royal Blackburn Hospital. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Alice Ardis

On 13th February 2020, in hospital. Alice aged 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Raymond. A service in St Cuthbert’s Church, Darwen on Thursday, 27th February 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

Anthony David Turner

On 8th February 2020, suddenly at home.  Ant aged 43 years. Beloved son of Pauline and Eric, dear partner of Amy, dearly loved brother of Chris and Val, brother-in-law of Betsy also dear uncle of Teddy and Louis. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 20th February at 10 a.m. No flowers please by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Shelter.  ℅ Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290