Obituaries

John Michael Leach

On 8th April 2019, in hospital. Michael aged 83 years. A much loved husband, father and grandfather. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 17th April at 10 a.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Dementia UK. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

William Thompson (Bill)

On 7th April 2019, peacefully at Moorland View Care Home, Darwen. Bill aged 72 years. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 16th April at 3 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Moorland View Care Home. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Jean Adams

On 6th April 2019, peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Birch Hall Care Home, Darwen.  Jean aged 84 years.  Beloved wife of the late Terry, much loved mum of Steven, Doreen, Paul and Pauline, dear mother-in-law of Emily and Chris, dearly loved nan of Lee, Damien, Callum, Catherine, Agnes, Chloe, Callum, Tilly, Sophie and Callum, treasured great-nan of Jack, Ciara, Logan, Charlie and Amy also a dear sister.  A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Tuesday, 16th April at 11 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington.  Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Sylvia Anne Berry

On 6th April 2019, peacefully at home with her daughter and granddaughter by her side.  Sylvia aged 80 years.  A much loved mum, nannie and great-nannie.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 15th April at 1.30 p.m.  No black to be worn please. No flowers please by request, but if desired donations may be sent for North West Air Ambulance.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Pamela Rowland

On 3rd April 2019, peacefully in hospital.  Pamela aged 56 years.  Dearly loved mam of Martyn and Daniel, much loved partner of Jim, treasured nana of three also a dear sister.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 12th April at 3.45 p.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Macmillan Cancer Support.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290