Obituaries

Elizabeth Irene Livesey

(nee McGlynn)

On 28th January 2020, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice. Fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church. Elizabeth Irene aged 91 years. Beloved wife of the late Albert, much loved mum of Barbara, Gerard, Martin and Andrea, dear mother-in-law of Geraldine and Susan also a treasured nana and great-nana. R.I.P. Requiem Mass in St Edward’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 31st January (tomorrow) at 10 a.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery. 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

Winifred Pattinson

(nee McIver)

On 24th January 2020, peacefully at Birch Hall Care Home, Darwen. Fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church. Winnie aged 89 years. Beloved wife of Ronnie, much loved mother of Michael and the late Helen, dear mother-in-law of Nicola, treasured grandma of Rollo and Jamie also a dearly loved auntie. R.I.P. Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Thursday, 30th January at 10.30 a.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The Alzheimer’s Society. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Diane Taylor

On 16th January 2020, peacefully at the East Lancashire Hospice. Diane aged 69 years. Beloved wife of John. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 27th January at 3.45 p.m. Flowers will be received at the Chapel of Rest or if preferred donations may be sent for the East Lancashire Hospice. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. tel 01254 873290

William Martin McFarlane (Bill)

On 9th January 2020, in hospital. Bill aged 80 years. Beloved husband of the late Miriam, much loved dad of Lorene, Graeme and Catherine, dear father-in-law of Malcolm, Suzanne and Adrian also a dearly loved grandpa and great-grandpapa and a dear friend to many. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 24th January at 3.45 p.m. No flowers please by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Linda Cooper-Hughes

On 8th January 2020, in Manchester Royal Infirmary. Linda aged 66 years. beloved wife of David. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 23rd January at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Kidneys for Life. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290