Obituaries

Margaret Binnie (Rita)

On 4th February 2020, peacefully at Birch Hall Care Home, Darwen. Rita aged 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Peter. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 19th February at 12.15 p.m. Flowers will be received at the Chapel of Rest or if preferred donatios may be sent for Help for Heroes. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Lynn Murphy

(nee Orrell)

On 2nd February 2020, in hospital. Lynn aged 69 years. Beloved wife of Anthony, much loved mother of Audrey, Michael and Christopher, treasured nana of Shannon, Benjamin, Leonie, Sophie, Perry, Reggie and Neo, cherished great-nana of Oscar, Ruby Rose, Sonny, Mercy, Tiffany and Rosie also dear sister of Shirley, Jimmy, Geoffrey, Nigel and Anthony. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Monday, 17th February at 11 a.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

Sylvia Walsh

(nee Johnson)

On 4th February 2020, at Old Gates Nursing Home, Blackburn. Sylvia aged 82 years. Beloved wife of the late Donald, much loved mum of Janet, dear mother-in-law of Keith, dearly loved nana of Graham and Stacey, treasured great nana of Luke and Amy also dear sister of Jim. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 14th February at 10.45 a.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

Kenneth Walsh

On 30th January 2020, at home. Ken aged 90 years. Beloved husband of the late Lucy also a much loved dad and grandad. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 12th February at 12.15 p.m. No flowers please by request. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service. Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

John Arbuckle Scoular Jaconelli

On 25th January 2020, in hospital. John aged 51 years. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 10th February at 12.15 p.m. Flowers will be received at the Chapel of Rest or if preferred donations may be sent for a charity of your choice. c/o Ainsworth’s Funerl Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290