Obituaries

George Banks

On Saturday, 8th June 2019, George of Darwen, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family aged 63 years. Proud father of Amy, Sam, Meghan and Bridget, aggravating brother to Stephen and loving grandfather to Jacob, Jack and Oscar. A service to be held on Tuesday 18th June in St Peter’s Church, Darwen at 1:30p.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for St Peter’s pcc.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Patricia Ann Dagg

On 30th May 2019, Peacefully in the Hollies Care Home. Patricia aged 72 years. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 13th June at 3 p.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Sheralee Jayne Myatt

On 27th May 2019, at home. Shez aged 47 years. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 12th June at 12.15 p.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Thomas Pickup (Tom)

On 4th June 2019, peacefully at home.  Tom aged 74 years.  Beloved husband of Valerie, much loved dad of Louise, Mark, David and the late Andrew, dear father-in-law of Julian and Sarah, dearly loved grandad of Tomson and Lilly also dear brother of Hilda and the late Jim and Robert.  A service in St Anne’s Church, Turton on Tuesday, 11th June at 2 p.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for the Christie Hospital.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Nancy Wild

On 23rd May 2019, passed away at Moorland View Care Home, Darwen.  Nancy aged 84 years.  A dear sister of Sally, loving auntie of Celia, great-auntie of Ingabelle also a loving partner of the late Peter.  Funeral service at Accrington Crematorium on Monday, 10th June at 2.20 p.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for the R.N.L.I.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290