Obituaries

Angela Johanna Armstrong

nee Bagge

On 12th March 2018, peacefully at home and surrounded by her loving family. Fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church. Angela aged 73 years. Beloved wife of Ernest, much loved mum of Fiona, Joanne, Reinette and Andrew, dear mother-in-law of Martin, Andrew, Kirk and Yvonne, dearly loved grandma of Emma, Oliver, Scott and Lloyd also a treasured great-grandma of Leon, Alivia, Layton and Amelia. R.I.P. Service and committal at Accrington Crematorium on Tuesday, 20th March at 12.20 p.m.Family flowers only please, but if desired donations in memory of Angela may be sent for Cancer Research UK. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Walter Frederick Kendall (Walt)

On 27th February 2018, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice, Blackburn. Walt aged 56 years. Beloved husband of Sharon (my Darling Kenny), much loved dad of Lauren, James, Lee, Kevin and Jodie, dear father-in-law of Claire, Rachel, Ryan and Aymie, dearly loved grandpa of Morgan, Lillie, Rhea, Phoebe, Max, Luke and Lola, dear brother of Nigel and John also a dear brother-in-law and uncle.

Walt will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.

Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 13th March at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Mesothelioma UK. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

John Noel Howard

On 4th March 2018, peacefully in hospital. Fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church. John aged 86 years. The dearly loved husband of the late Mary, beloved dad of Bernie, Mary and the late Robert also a much loved father-in-law and devoted grandad and great-grandad. R.I.P. Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 16th March at 10 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for CAFOD or the East Lancashire Hospice. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Mildred Gerrard

On 17th February 2018, Peacefully at Moorland View, Darwen.  Mildred aged 90 years.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 12th March at 2.15 p.m.  Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA

Joan Brogden

On 23rd February 2018, peacefully in St James’ House, Darwen. Joan aged 93 years. Beloved wife of the late Jack, much loved mum of Chris and the late John, dear mother-in-law of Sue, treasured grandma of Heather, Luke and Jade also cherished great-grandma of Louie and Oscar. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 8th March at 12.15 p.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290