Obituaries

Bessie Fish

On 31st May 2018, peacefully in hospital. Bessie aged 95 years. Beloved wife of the late Will, much loved mother of Bill and David also a dear auntie. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 11th June at 10.45 a.m. 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

Reece Bevan

On 26th May 2018, peacefully in hospital. Reece aged 72 years. Beloved husband of Jane, much loved father of Reece and Gary also a dearly loved grandad, brother and uncle. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 8th June at 11.30 a.m. 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

Edith Place Ainsworth

On 3rd June 2018, peacefully in Sandy Brook House, Lower Darwen.  Edith aged 93 years.  Beloved wife of the late William also a dearly loved mother.  A service in St Cuthbert’s Church, Darwen on Thursday, 7th June at 12.30 p.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen 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

Phyllis Green

nee Holden

On 23rd May 2018, peacefully at Ravenswing Manor Residential Home, Blackburn. Phyllis aged 87 years. Much loved mum of Stephen, Jacqueline, Donald and Edward, dear mother-in-law of Jacqueline, Arthur and Karen also a dearly loved grandma, great-grandma, sister and auntie. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 8th June at 2.15 p.m. 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

Brian Slater

On 22nd May 2018, peacefully in hospital. Brian aged 83 years. Beloved husband of Jean, much loved dad of Paul, Debbie and Susan, dear father-in-law of Andrew, Marie and Paul also dearly loved grandad of Daniel and Amy. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 6th June at 2.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Cancer Research UK. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290