Obituaries

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

Father John Herbert Dugdale

On 5th May 2015, suddenly. Fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church. Father John aged 70 years. A much loved brother, uncle, great uncle and friend to many. R.I.P. A Reception into St Joseph’s Church, Audley for Mass will take place on Thursday, 14th May at 7pm. Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Audley on Friday, 15th May at 11 a.m. will be followed by interment at Pleasington Priory Churchyard. No flowers please by request, but if desired donations may be made to John’s Seminary to train priest’s in Goma, Congo. (Cheques payable to Holy Family Rome). c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Patrick Colin Rosney

On 7th May 2015, peacefully in hospital. Colin aged 82 years. Beloved husband of the late Rita, much loved dad of Linda and Christine, dear father-in-law of Dave and Jimmy, devoted grandad of Lauren and Sam also dearly loved brother of Roy and Bernice and a dear brother-in-law and uncle. A service in Pickup Bank Old Chapel on Thursday, 14th May at 10 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Prostate Cancer UK. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290