Obituaries

Kathleen Peake

On 17th May 2018, peacefully in hospital. Kathleen aged 83 years. Beloved wife of the late Allan, much loved mum of Sheila and Ray, dear mother-in-law of Ken, dearly loved grandma of Callum, Cassie, Jake, Declan and Charlie also treasured great-grandma of Eveanna. A service in St Barnabas’ Church, Darwen on Tuesday, 29th May at 12 noon, will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Derian House Children’s Hospice. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Barbara Walmsley

On 28th April 2018, peacefully in hospital.  Barbara aged 71 years.  Beloved wife of Leslie.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 23rd May at 12.15 p.m.  Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254873290

Paul Douglas Rowles

On 30th April 2018, peacefully in hospital. Paul aged 51 years. Much loved dad of Todd, Jay and Cameron, beloved son of Jennifer and Paul, dear step-son of Fred and Gillian also much loved brother of Cathy, Gary, Jason and Ben. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 17th May at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for either Maddi’s Butterflies or Every Action has Consequences. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Rena Titterington

nee Thompson

On 7th May 2018, peacefully at Meadow Bank Nursing Home, Bamber Bridge and formerly of Darwen. Rena aged 92 years. Beloved wife of the late Roy, much loved mother of Anne and Jim, dear mother-in-law of Andrea, much loved granny of Hannah and Norna also dear sister-in-law of Eric and Frances. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 16th May at 3.45 p.m. No flowers please by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Dementia UK. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

James Holden Almond

On 10th May 2018, peacefully at Oldfield House Residential Home, Darwen. Jim aged 89 years. Dearly loved son of the late Sarah Jane and John also a much loved brother and uncle. A service in Ainsworth’s Chapel of Rest, Church Bank Street, Darwen on Tuesday, 15th May at 3 p.m. will be followed by interment at St Paul’s Churchyard, Hoddlesden. Family flowers only please, but of desired donations may be sent for Oldfield House Residential Home, Darwen. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. 01254 873290