Obituaries

Betty Lee

On 1st November 2020, peacefully at home. Betty aged 90 years. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 12th November 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

Roy McDonald

On 30th October 2020, in hospital. Roy aged 80 years. Beloved husband of the late Sylvia. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 11th November at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Elizabeth Isobel Holmes

On 27th October 2020, at Thorncliffe Nursing Home, Darwen. Isobel aged 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Frank. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 5th November 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

Ellen McGlown

(nee McGowan)
Passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family.  Fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church. Ellen aged 94 years. Dearly loved wife of Brian, devoted mum of Christine, Geraldine and Catherine, dear mother-in-law of Michael, Paul and Tony, loving grandma of Leanne, Jaren, Laura, Aran and Callum, loving great-grandma of Ruby, Rose, Tommy, Bobby and Skye also dear sister of Irene and the late Tommy.  R.I.P.  Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Wednesday, 4th November at 1.30 p.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for either Cancer Research UK or The East Lancashire Hospice.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Raymond Smith

On 21st October 2020, peacefully in hospital, with his loving family by his side.  Raymond aged 79 years.  Beloved husband of Carole, also a  much loved dad of Julie.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 3rd November at 12.15 p.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