Obituaries

Mary Jane McHugh

 

On 26th June 2015, peacefully at Altham Care Home. Janie aged 95 years. Beloved wife of the late Charles Edward also a much loved mum, grandma, great-grandma and great-great-grandma. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 6th July at 3 p.m. Family flowers only please, 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

Doreen Hacking

Formerly Billington

nee Barrett

On 13th June, 2015, peacefully in Birch Hall Care Home, Darwen. Doreen aged 82 years. Beloved wife of the late Jim, much loved mum of Paul, Anne, Stephen and Bernadette, step-mum of Diane, mother-in-law of Tom, Joanna, Alan and the late Irene, treasured nana of Daniel, Steven, Nina and Noel also a dearly loved great nana. A service in the New Methodist Church, Blackburn Road, Darwen on Tuesday, 23rd June at 1 p.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, 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

Edwin Johnson

On 29th June 2015, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice. Edwin aged 86 years. Beloved husband of the late Evelyn, much loved dad of Raymond, Pauline, Jacqueline and Philip, dear father-in-law of Helen, Paul, Paul and Anne also a dearly loved and extremely proud grandad, great grandad, brother of Eric and uncle. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 7th July at 2.15 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

Jane Preston Charnock

Jean Charnock

On 20th June 2015, peacefully at Birch Hall Care Home, Darwen. Jean aged 88 years. Beloved wife of the late George also a much loved mother of Michael. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 29th June at 10 a.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

Sydney Cowan

Syd passed away peacefully on 6th June 2015, after a short illness, aged 64 years. Son of Les, husband of loving wife Jacqui, father of Michala and Noel, stepfather to Jennifer also treasured grandad of Lauren, Luke and Leo. “A character in life gone, but never forgotten” All our love always. The funeral service will be held Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 16th June at 2.15pm. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290