Obituaries

Irene Townsend

Passed away peacefully on Sunday, 11th November 2018 in the Royal Blackburn Hospital. Irene aged 88 years, the much loved wife of the late Clifford, loving mum of Susan, Clive, Diane and Sarah also a loving grandma, great-grandma, aunty and loved by many. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Monday, 26th November at 11 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington Crematorium. 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

 

Gail Henrick

formerly Stewart

On 14th November 2018, peacefully in hospital. Gail aged 77 years. Beloved wife of the late Raymond also a dearly loved mum, nanny, great-nanny and auntie. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Thursday, 22nd November at 2.30 p.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. 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

Alan Almond

On 8th November 2018, in hospital. Alan aged 76 years. A much loved partner of Carol also a dearly loved father, grandad, brother and uncle. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 22nd November at 12.15 p.m. No flowers please by request, 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

Leonard James Holden

On 7th November 2018, peacefully at home on his 91st birthday. The dearly loved husband of the late Irene, dearest father of Susan, Judith, Jillian and their families in Australia. The very dearest partner of Joyce and her children, Elaine, Sarah, John and their families also the dear brother of Doreen, Judith and the late Alan and their families. A service in St Cuthbert’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 16th November at 1.45 p.m. will be followed by a private cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The Royal British Legion (Darwen Branch). c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Jack Leaver

On 3rd November 2018, suddenly. Jack aged 72 years. Much loved dad of Nicholas, Stephen and Shaun also a dearly loved grandad, great-grandad, brother and uncle. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 16th November at 10 a.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290