Obituaries

Brenda Duxbury

nee Bell

On 13th March 2019, peacefully in hospital.  Brenda aged 76 years.  Beloved wife of the late Eric, much loved mum of Alastair, dear mother-in-law of Catherine, treasured grandma of Nicole, Chloe and Nathan also dear sister of Harry, Barbara and Bob.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 25th March at 3.45 p.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Cancer Research UK or The British Heart Foundation.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Phyllis Harrison

On 9th March 2019, peacefully in Queens Lodge, Blackburn. Phyllis aged 99 years. Funeral service at Accrington Crematorium on Saturday, 16th March at 10.15 a.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Edna Ainsworth

On 3rd March 2019, peacefully in hospital.  Edna aged 90 years.  Beloved daughter of the late Edwin and Mary.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 14th March at 2.15 p.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for North West Air Ambulance.  c/o Edwin Ainsworth Ltd; Funeral Directors, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Peter Ward

On 23rd February 2019, in hospital.  Peter aged 52 years.  Beloved son of Irene and the late Thomas, dearly loved brother of Susan and the late David also a dear brother-in-law of Martin.  A service in St Cuthbert’s Church, Darwen on Wednesday, 13th March at 1 p.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington.  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

Florence Bowcock

On 18th February 2019, peacefully in hospital.  Florence aged 87 years.  Beloved wife of the late James, much loved mum of Beverley and Mark, dear mother-in-law of Anne-Marie and Graham, dearly loved grandma of Andrew, Lindsay, Lucy and Thomas also treasured great-grandma of James.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 8th March at 12.15 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