Obituaries

Joan Bradshaw

nee Marsden

On 6th September 2018, peacefully at home. Joan aged 80 years. Beloved wife of the late Donald, much loved mum of Graham and Michael also dear sister of Tom and Jack. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 19th September at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The National Osteoporosis Society. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Uriel Elizabeth Martin-Casey

On 4th September 2018, suddenly at home.  Uriel aged 51 years.  Beloved wife of Dave and the late Arthur also a  much loved sister, sister-in-law and auntie.  R.I.P.  Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen onWednesday, 19th September at 10 a.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery.  No flowers please, but if desired donations may be sent for CAFOD.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Ronald Keith Cronshaw (Keith)

On Saturday, 25th August 2018, peacefully, after a short illness borne with courage and fortitude and faith, surrounded by his family at home. Keith loved husband of Linda, very much loved dad of Zoë and Simon, father-in-law of Rob, beloved grandad of Mia and Kai also a much loved brother, nephew and held in great affection by his nieces, nephews, friends and neighbours. A service of Thanksgiving for Keith’s life is to be held at St Gabriel’s Church Hall, Blackburn on Friday, 14th September at 2.15 p.m. followed by a private family cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be made to Brain Tumour Research. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Ronald (Ron) Ainsworth

On 26th August 2018, peacefully at Queens Lodge Nursing Home, Blackburn. Ron aged 84 years. Beloved husband of Margaret, much loved dad of June and Brian also dearly loved grandad of Alex, Eva, Mark and Kacey. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Thursday, 6th September at 2.15 p.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for St Peter’s Church. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Colin George Baxter

On 29th August 2018, peacefully at Old Gates Nursing Home, Blackburn, surrounded by his loving family. Colin aged 66 years, much loved dad of Carly, dearly loved grandad of Rowan, Eden, Phoebe, Erin and Eli, dear brother of Walt, Ian, Jean and the late Geoff and Clifford also a dear uncle. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 6th September at 10.45 a.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