Obituaries

Robert Wright (Bob)

On 23rd November 2017, peacefully at Queens Lodge Nursing Home, Blackburn. Bob aged 77 years. Beloved husband of Jean, much loved dad of John and Linda, dear father-in-law of John and Tina also dearly loved grandad of Dylan, Bethany and Rebecca. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Wednesday, 6th December at 1.30 p.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Prostate Cancer UK. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Martin Harry Gooden

On 25th November 2017, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice. Martin aged 73 years. Very much loved husband of Kath, dearly loved dad of Melanie, dear father-in-law of Paul, treasured grandad of Noah and Nellie also a dear brother. R.I.P. Requiem Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Blackburn on Monday, 4th December at 1.30 p.m. will be followed by interment at Pleasington Cemetery. No flowers please by request, 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

 

Joseph Roberts (Joe)

On 23rd November 2017, peacefully in hospital and surrounded by his loving family. Joe aged 89 years. A dearly loved husband, dad and grandad. A service in St Cuthbert’s Church, Darwen on Thursday, 7th December at 12.30 p.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for either St Cuthbert’s Church or Save the Children. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

 

Frances Mary Lindsay

On 25th November 2017, peacefully in hospital.  Frances aged 87 years.  Beloved wife of the late Harold, much loved mum of Paul, and mother-in-law of Pauline.  A graveside service at Darwen Cemetery on Monday, 4th December at 10 a.m.  Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Hilda & David Thompson

nee Stevens

On 20th November 2017, Hilda passed away peacefully at the Royal Blackburn Hospital aged 88 years. Her beloved husband David passed away peacefully at Hollymount Nursing Home, Blackburn on 24th November 2017 aged 89 years. Much loved parents of Phillip and his wife Louisa also treasured grandparents of Laura, Alistair and Sophie. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 1st December at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations in memory of Hilda may be sent for The Stroke Unit, Blackpool Victoria Hospital and in memory of David for N-Vision (The Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre Society for the Blind). c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290