Patricia Ann Marsden (Pam)

On 25th September 2021, peacefully in hospital.  Pam, aged 59 years.  Much loved mum of Jake, dearly loved sister of Linda and Julie also a dear auntie of many.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 6th October at 10.45 a.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

Barry Edward Mellor (Baz)

On 22nd September 2021, in hospital.  Baz aged 49 years.  Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Tuesday, 5th October at 12 noon, will be followed by committal at Pleasington Crematorium.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for THOMAS.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Annie Wood

On 23rd September 2021, peacefully at home.  Annie aged 103 years.  Beloved wife of the late William.  Service and interment at St Anne’s Church, Turton on Monday, 4th October at 2.30 p.m.  Flowers will be received at the Chapel of Rest or if preferred donations may be senf ro Derwent Hall.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Margaret Clarke

nee Pickles
On 20th September 2021, peacefully in hospital.  Margaret aged 72 years.  Beloved wife of Keith, much loved mum of Emma and Richard, dearly loved grandma of Zachary, Emily, Rebecca, Ethan and the late Holly also dear sister of Wendy and Mark.  A service in St Barnabas’ Church, Darwen on Monday, 4th October at 11 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington.  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

Harry McGrady

On 17th September 2021, peacefully at home.  Harry aged 73 years.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 1st October at 2.15 p.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for the Macmillan Nurses.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Rita Fallon

On 20th September 2021, Peacefully in hospital.  Rita aged 84 years.  Beloved wife of Herbert (Bert).  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 1st October at 12.15 p.m.  Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

John James Newton (Jim)

On 11th September 2021, peacefully at home.  Jim aged 66 years.  Beloved husband of Julie.  Service and interment at St Andrew’s Church, Cottam on Thursday, 30th September at 10 a.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for St Catherine’s Hospice.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Walmsley Proctor Kay

On 11th September 2021, peacefully in hospital.  Walmsley aged 87 years.  Much loved husband of the late Jean.  A graveside service and interment will take place at Darwen Eastern Cemetery on Wednesday, 22nd September at 1 p.m.  Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Patrick Frain

On 8th September 2021, at home.  Patrick aged 59 years.  Graveside service at Darwen Eastern Cemetery on Wednesday, 22nd September at 11 a.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Kidney Research UK.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Jean Elizabeth Wyche

On 9th September 2021.  Peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice.  Jean aged 60 years.  Beloved wife of John.  A service in Christ Church, Blackburn on Tuesday, 21st September at 12.15 p.m. will be followed by committal 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