Obituaries

Florence McPhail Rice (Flo)

nee McMahon

On 23rd June 2018, peacefully at home. Fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church. Flo aged 85 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Thomas, loving mum of May, Con, Daisy, Tommy, Francis, Robert and the late Harry, dear mother-in-law of Stephen, Lynn, Carole and Becky also loving gran to all her grandchildren. You will be sadly missed by all your family. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 2nd July at 1.30 p.m. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Violet Fitzpatrick

On 20th June 2018, peacefully in St James’ House, Darwen. Violet aged 85 years. Beloved wife of the late James also a dearly loved aunt and great-aunt. Funeral Service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 29th June at 3 p.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Dorothy Ainsworth

On 17th June 2018, peacefully in hospital. Dorothy aged 90 years. Beloved wife of the late David, much loved mum of Kevin and Alan, dearly loved mother-in-law of Christine and Heather, dearly loved grandma of Kelly, Glenn, Shaun and Darren also a dear great-grandma. Funeral service at Accrington Crematorium on Wednesday, 27th June at 1.40 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Diabetes UK. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Lucy Walsh

On 8th June 2018, in hospital. Lucy aged 85 years. Beloved wife of Kenneth also a much loved mum and nan. Funeral service a Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 22nd June at 2.15 p.m. No flowers please by request. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Sheila Mary Chadwick

nee Burns

On 3rd June 2018, suddenly at home.  Sheila aged 62 years.  Beloved wife of Ian, much loved mum of Karen also a dear mother-in-law, sister, aunt and friend of many.  R.I.P.  Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 22nd June at 10 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington.  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