Obituaries

Dorothy Harwood

nee Townley

On 7th April 2018, peacefully at Acorn House Care Home, Blackburn and formerly of Park Road, Darwen. Dorothy the beloved wife of the late Jack, dearly loved mother of the late John and Ann, dear sister of Margaret and John also a dear auntie. A service in Spring Vale Methodist Church, Darwen on Wednesday, 18th April at 12 noon, will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. 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

Mabel Monks

On 6th April 2018, peacefully in hospital. Mabel aged 94 years. A service in Ainsworth’s Chapel of Rest, Church Bank Street, Darwen on Friday, 13th April at 2 p.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Cemetery. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Ellen Briggs (Nellie)

nee Grear

On 5th April 2018, peacefully in her sleep at Oldfield House Care Home, Darwen. Nellie aged 94 years. Beloved wife of the late George, much loved mum of David and Leslie, dear mother-in-law of Derrill and Sandra also a dearly loved grandma, great-grandma, great-great-grandma and auntie. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 17th April at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Oldfield House Care Home, Darwen. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Beverley Josephine Yates

On 4th April 2018, in hospital.  Bev aged 64 years.  A much loved wife, mum, Mother-in-law, grandma and sister.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 16th April at 3.45 p.m.  Flowers will be received at the Chapel of Rest or if preferred donations may be sent for Cancer Research Uk.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Michael George Charnock (Mick)

Headteacher at Greenlands Community Primary School

On 15th March 2018, peacefully at home. Mick aged 59 years. Dearly loved son of the late George and Jean. Funeral Service at Carleton Crematorium on Monday, 16th April at 12.30 p.m. Donations in memory of Mick may be sent for Greenlands Community Primary School. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290