Obituaries

Mark Topping

On 1st March 2021, suddenly at home. Mark aged 50 years. Beloved son of Annette & Neil. A graveside service will take place at St Paul’s Churchyard, Hoddlesden on Friday, 12th March at 12 noon. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Friends of St Paul’s Churchyard. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Dave Ashworth

On 22nd February 2021, peacefully in hospital.  Dave aged 66 years.  Beloved husband of Vera, much loved dad of Martyn, Lauren and Steven, dear father-in-law of Giovanna, Andrew and Jess, dearly loved grandad of Theo, Emilee, Leo, Evie and Xander also a dear brother of Lynne.  A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 5th March at 10.45 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington.  Please contact the Funeral Director for webcast details.  Due to the current situation the service is strictly by invitation only.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Pancreatic Research UK.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Joan Mary Kitchen

On 23rd February 2021, in hospital. Joan aged 74 years. Beloved wife of Alfred. A graveside service at Darwen Eastern Cemetery on Thursday, 4th March at 11 a.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Ward D 24, Royal Blackburn Hospital. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Anthony Reeday

On 17th February 2021, suddenly at home. Anthony aged 41 years. Beloved son of Susan and the late Anthony. A graveside service at Darwen Eastern Cemetery on Wednesday, 3rd March at 12 noon. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Fut Sang Wan

On 13th February 2021, peacefully in hospital. Fut Sang Wan aged 84 years. Beloved husband of the late Yee Kiu Wan. A few words will be said in Ainsworth’s Chapel of Rest on Tuesday, 2nd March at 11 a.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

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