Obituaries

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

 

George Wood

On 8th February 2018, peacefully at Birchfield Care Home, Blackburn. George aged 100 years. Beloved husband of the late Marion, dearly loved dad of Margaret and David, dear father-in-law of David and Marilyn, dearly loved grandpa of Andrew and Marie, Natalie and Andre and Tracey also treasured great-grandpa of Amelie, Lucas, Rae, Johnny and Jordan. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 7th March at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for the Salvation Army. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Patrick John Davey

On 21st February 2018, in hospital.  Pat aged 51 years.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 6th March at 10 a.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290