Obituaries

Margaret Eveline Quirk (Eveline)

On 23rd August 2019, in hospital. Eveline aged 92 years. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 9th September 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

Brenda Mary Garlick

On 23rd August 2019, in hospital. Brenda aged 79 years. A graveside service at Darwen Eastern Cemetery on Monday, 9th September at 10.15 a.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. tel 01254 873290

John Byrne

On 19thAugust 2019, suddenly in hospital.  John aged 93 years.  Beloved husband of the late Winifred, much loved father of Tony, Michael and Pauline also a dearly loved grandad and great-grandad.  R.I.P. Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 6thSeptember at 1.45 p.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Child Action North West.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Brian Townsend

On 21st August 2019, peacefully in hospital. Brian aged 83 years. Beloved husband of the late Helene. A service in St Cuthbert’s Church, Darwen on Thursday, 29th August at 11.30 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

James Leigh

On 16th August 2019 in hospital. James aged 73 years. Beloved husband of Nina. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 27th August at 10 a.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The Diabetic Society. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290