Obituaries

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

Irene Connor

On 31st March 2018, in hospital.  Irene aged 66 years.  Beloved wife of Frank.  Irene will be missed by all her family and friends.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 12th April at 12.15 p.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

Andrew John Richard Grundy

On 27th March 2018, peacefully in hospital. Andrew aged 61 years. Dearly loved son of the late Frank & Jean, dear brother of Fiona and the late Janet, brother-in-law of Alan also a dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and dear friend of Tracy. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 11th April at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Critical Care Unit A, Royal Blackburn Hospital. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Eunice Mary Yates

nee Bromfield

On 24th March 2018, at home. Eunice aged 83 years. Beloved wife of the late Geoff, much loved mother of Timothy, Alison, Jonathan and Nicholas, dear mother-in-law of Karin, John and Deborah, dearly loved granny of Hannah, Bethany, James, Ben, Elliot, Jessica, Lucy, Harry, Thomas, Noah and Kate also treasured great-granny of Poppy and Hugh. A service in Central United Reformed Church, Darwen on Monday, 9th April at 11 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Polymicrogyria. (Please make cheques payable to Oxford Centre for Genomic Medicine). c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Joyce West

nee Nowell

On Tuesday, 20th March 2018, peacefully with her niece by her side at Oldfield House, Darwen and formerly of Hoddlesden. Joyce aged 85 years. The dearly loved wife of Derek and much loved auntie of Jessica. Reposing in Ainsworth’s Chapel of Rest, Church Bank Street, Darwen where flowers will be received or donations in memory of Joyce may be sent for Oldfield House Residents Fund. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 6th April at 11 a.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290