Obituaries

Luke Christopher Brogden

On 30th August 2020. Luke aged 33 years. Beloved son of Sue and Chris, much loved brother of Heather and Jade, dear brother-in-law of Brenton and Dominic also a loving uncle of four. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 11th September at 12 noon, will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery. (Please note that due to the current situation restrictions the service will be live streamed from Facebook. If you wish to watch this please like Edwin Ainsworth Ltd Funeral Directors). Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Leyton Wright Fund (cheques payable to Heather Mercer). c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

William John Taylor (Bill)

On 28th August 2020, peacefully in hospital. Bill aged 82 years. Beloved husband of Pamela, dearly loved dad of Andrew and Iain also a dear father-in-law and grandad of Matthew. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 9th September at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for either Derian House Children’s Hospice or Cancer Research UK. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Kelly Brighty

On 28th August 2020, peacefully in hospital. Kelly aged 42 years. Beloved partner of Shaun, much loved mummy of Alfie, dearly loved daughter of Albert and Susan, treasured sister of Christine also a dear auntie of Azita. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 9th September at 10 a.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

Marlyn Patricia Taylor

On 26th August 2020, peacefully at home. Marlyn aged 76 years. Beloved wife of the late Thomas, much loved mum of Steven, Diane, Donald and James also a dear mother-in- law, grandma and great-grandma. R.I.P. A service in St Edward’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 4th September at 1.30 p.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen 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

Eileen Patricia King

(nee Taylor)

On 26th August 2020, peacefully in hospital. Eileen aged 84 years. Beloved wife of Brian, much loved mum of Linda, David and Peter, dear mother-in-law of Stephen, Aiza and Alison, dearly loved grandma of Amy and Gaynor, treasured great-grandma of Isla, dear sister of Marilyn also sister-in- law of Ken. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 4th September at 10.30 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

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