Obituaries

Mark Adrian Norman

On 23rd March 2015, Mark fell asleep suddenly aged 58 years. Much loved dad of Crystal, Adam, Luke and Patrick, dearly loved grandad of Dylan, Connor, Ayla, Charlie, Holly and Robert also a dear brother and son. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 2nd April at 10.45 a.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

 

Donald Heatlie-Jackson

On 22nd March 2015, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice, surrounded by his loving family. Don aged 81 years. Beloved husband of the late Liz, much loved father of Nick, Niall and Nigel, dear father-in-law of Caroline and Gail, dearly loved grandad of Daniel, Catherine, Chris, Katie, Chelsey, Tash and Jodie also treasured great-grandad of Kaya, Aaron and Violet. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Tuesday, 31st March at 1 p.m. 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. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Abel Entwistle

On 21st March 2015, at home after a long illness patiently borne. Abel aged 93 years. The dearly loved husband of Joan, father of Christine and Susan, stepfather of Paul, grandad of Zak, Asha and Danielle, grandpa of Samantha, Keely, Chelsea and Warren, great grandad of Kayleigh, Myles, Rosie and Kyra, brother-in-law of Doreen and uncle of Andrew. Abel will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 30th March 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

Frank Holding

On 13th March 2015, peacefully in hospital surrounded by his loving family. Frank aged 84 years. Beloved husband of Pauline, much loved dad of Jannette and Tina, dear father-in-law of Nick and Keith, dearly loved grandad of Joanne, Gillian and Wendy also treasured great-grandad of Liam and Elise. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 20th March at 3 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for the British Lung Foundation. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Jean Frances Gent

On 16th March 2015, peacefully at home. Jean aged 60 years. Beloved wife of Colin, much loved mum of Craig, Jamie, Elisa and Gerard, dearly loved grandma of Caitlin, Denon and Alexandra also a much loved daughter and sister. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 23rd March at 2.15 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