Obituaries

Thomas Frederick Stanley (Fred)

On 8th November 2020, in hospital.  Fred aged 90 years.  Beloved husband of the late Maureen, much loved dad of Ian and Janet, dear father-in-law of Anne, dearly loved grandad of Adam, Rachel and Lucy also treasured great-grandad of Mia, Eli and Reid.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 20th November at 2.15 p.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The British Heart Foundation.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Maurice David Davenport

On 10th November 2020, peacefully in hospital.  Maurice aged 76 years.  Beloved husband of Jean, much loved dad of Graham, Susan and Eddie, Carol and Gavin also treasured grandad of Rachel and Louis, Sophie and Sam.  He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.A private service will take place at Pickup Bank Chapel on Friday, 20th November, followed by interment at St Paul’s Churchyard, Hoddlesden at 12 noon. (where you can attend if you wish). Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Cancer Research UK.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Raymond Aspden

On 9th November 2020, peacefully in hospital.  Ray, aged 85 years.  Beloved husband of the late Joan, much loved dad of David and Peter, dear father-in-law of Allison and Mandy, dearly loved grandad of Harrison, Alexander and Oliver.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 19th November at 1.30 p.m.  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

Joseph Moore

On 2nd November 2020, in hospital. Joseph aged 88 years. Beloved husband of Joan. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 16th November at 11.30 a.m. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Michael Peter Hatzar

On 2nd November 2020, peacefully in hospital. Fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church.  Michael aged 82 years.  Much loved dad of Alison, Kate and Daniel also a dear father-in-law, grandad, brother, uncle and friend to many.  R.I.P.  A service in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 13th November 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 Alzheimer’s Society.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290