Obituaries

Brian Leach

On 8th August 2018, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice.  Brian aged 82 years.  Beloved husband of the late June.  Funeral service at Pleasington  Crematorium on Wednesday, 15th August at 11.30 a.m.  Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Roy Yates

On 6th August 2018, peacefully at home. Roy aged 80 years. Beloved husband of Dorothy, much loved dad of Julie, Nigel and Paul, dear father-in-law of Gail and Jocelyn, dearly loved grandad of Jade, Kieran, Drew, Ross, Amelia, James and Jessica, dear brother of Brenda also brother-in-law of Archie. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 14th August at 1.30 p.m. 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

Scott Anthony Woodcock

On 3rd August 2018, suddenly but peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice. Scott aged 48 years. Beloved husband of Jean, dearly loved son of Kath and Trevor, dear brother of Jayne, brother-in-law of Andrew, much loved dad of Charlie and Romany, step dad of Toby and Oliver treasured grandad of Leo, much loved uncle of Summer and Mason also a dear nephew and friend to many. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 10th August at 12 noon, will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. No flowers please by request, 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

Jean Entwistle

nee Walsh

On 30th July 2018, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice. Jean aged 76 years. Funeral service at The Whitehall Hotel, Darwen on Wednesday, 8th August at 11 a.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

James Cross

On 20th July 2018, suddenly at home. Jim aged 68 years. Much loved brother of Shirley also a dear uncle of Steven and Ian. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 2nd August at 12.15 p.m. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290