Mary Haworth

nee Kay On 24th January 2024, peacefully with her loving family by her side. Mary, aged 85 years. Beloved wife of the late John, much loved  and cherished mum of Susan and Julie, dear mother-in-law of Brian and John, loving grandma of Damien, Zoe, Jake and Brad, treasured great-grandma of Leo, Charlie, Hart and Rudi, loving sister of Elsie, sister-in-law of Norman and Irene, loving auntie of Sean, Jane and the late Craig, cousin of Marian and great friend to her close neighbours. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 13th February at 12 noon. Family flowers only please, but if…

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Brenda Thom

On 17th January 2024, peacefully at Mapleford Nursing Home, Accrington.  Brenda, aged 83 years.  Beloved wife of the late Jim, much loved mum of Jacqueline and the late Roy, dear mother-in-law of George, dearly loved grandma of Michael and his partner Louise, Shaun and his partner Emma, Matthew and his partner Rachel, Lee, also Richard and his partner, treasured great-grandma of Gracie, Jack, Annabelle and Darcy.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 5th February at 1.30 p.m.  Flowers and enquiries to Edwin Ainsworth Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

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Barbara Sheila Kenny

On 16th January 2024, suddenly at home.  Barbara, aged 69 years.  Beloved wife of Peter, much loved mother of Angela, dearly loved grandmother of Ellis also a dear sister of Brenda and the late Barry.  A service in St Anne’s Church, Turton on Friday, 2nd February at 11 a.m. will be followed by interment in the churchyard.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The Alzheimer’s Society.  c/o Edwin Ainsworth Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

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Mary Bernadette Taylor

On 13th January 2024, peacefully at home. Mary, aged 67 years. Beloved wife of Barry. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 1st February at 12.45 p.m. Flowers and enquiries to Edwin Ainsworth Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

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Dorothy Riley

On 13th January 2024, peacefully at home.  Dorothy, aged 99 years.  Beloved wife of the late Walter, much adored mum of Geraldine and Christine.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 31st January at 2.15 p.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Friends of Astley Park.  c/o Edwin Ainsworth Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

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Joan Fiske

On 23rd December 2023, peacefully at home.  Joan, aged 70 years.  Much loved partner of Robert, dearly loved mum of Lucy, dear daughter-in-law of Mavis, dear sister of David and sister-in-law of Susan. Funeral service at Overdale Crematorium (East Chapel) on Friday, 26th January at 3.15 p.m.  Flowers and enquiries to Edwin Ainsworth Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

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Michael Bolton (Mick)

On 15th January 2024, peacefully at home. Mick, aged 77 years. beloved husband of Sylvia. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 25th January at 10.30 a.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The East Lancashire Hospice. c/o Edwin Ainsworth Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

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Keith Aspin

On 9th January 2024, peacefully in The East Lancashire Hospice. Keith, aged 92 years. Beloved husband of Keith. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 24th January at 12.45 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The East Lancashire Hospice. c/o Edwin Ainsworth Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

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Ron Davies

On 23rd December 2023, peacefully in hospital.  Ron, aged 84 years.  Beloved husband of the late Maureen, much loved brother of Doreen and Ken also a dearly loved uncle.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 15th January at 1.30 p.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Cancer Research UK.  c/o Edwin Ainsworth Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

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Geoffrey Dixon (Geoff)

On 20th December 2023, peacefully at home with his very close loving friends by his side.  Geoff, aged 80 years.  Beloved husband of the late Dorothy.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 15th January at 12 noon.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for either The East Lancashire Hospice or The Stroke Association.  c/o Edwin Ainsworth Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

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