Obituaries

Philip John Banks

On 16th July 2018, peacefully at home. Philip aged 49 years. Philip will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 1st August at 12.15 p.m. Flowers will be received at the Chapel of Rest or if preferred donations may be sent for Stoke Mandeville Hospital. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Matthew Wayne Coughlin

On 11th July 2018, suddenly at home.  Matthew aged 30 years.  A much loved dad, son, brother and friend of many.  Mathew will be sadly missed by all who knew him.  A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 27th July at 11 a.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery.  Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworths’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Thomas James Kinley

On 13th July 2018, suddenly in hospital.  Jim aged 90 years.  Beloved husband of the late Kitty also a much loved dad of Peter.  Funeral service at Darwen Eastern Cemetery on Thursday, 26th July at 11 a.m.  Flowers and enquires to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Paul Matthew Thomas

On 30th June 2018, suddenly at home.  Paul aged 43 years.  Dearly loved husband of Danielle also a much loved son, son-in-law, brother and friend of many.  A service in St Barnabas’ Church, Darwen on Wednesday, 25th July at 2.30 p.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery  No flowers please by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Camp Nibble, CALM, MIND or The Yorkshire Rabbit Retreat.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

John Chadwick Fielding

Former Town Clerk of Darwen Borough Council

On 12th July 2018, in hospital after a sudden illness. John aged 90 years. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy, much loved father of Jane, dear father-in-law of Peter, loving grandpa of Frances and Nicola also a very proud great-grandpa of James. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 25th July at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The Stroke Association. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290