Obituaries

David Ainsworth

On August 16th, 2019, peacefully in hospital, David aged 81 years. Beloved husband of Marian, much loved father of Judith and Michael, dear father-in-law of John and Sarita, dearly loved grandpa of Rebecca, Rachel, Jonathan and Emily, dear brother of John also brother-in-law of Margaret and Jhansi. A service in Tockholes United Reformed Church on Friday, 23rdAugust at 1pm, will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. 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

Eunice Fay

On 7thAugust 2019, peacefully at home. Eunice aged 75 years.  Beloved wife of Peter, much loved mum of Dominic, dear mother-in-law of Kelly, dearly loved grandma of Matthew, Jack & Danielle, treasured great-grandma of Esmee also dear sister of Pat.  R.I.P. Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Thursday, 15thAugust at 1.45 p.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington.  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

Shaun Francis Pendlebury

On Wednesday, 7 August 2019, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice.  Shaun aged 64 years.  Beloved husband of Ann also a dearly loved dad, grandad, brother and uncle.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 15thAugust at 12.15 p.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

David Thompson Pearson (Dave)

On 30thJuly 2019, peacefully at home. Dave aged 86 years.  Beloved husband of Bernice, much loved father of Jacqueline and Christopher, dear father-in-law of Ian and Bernadette, dearly loved grandad of Jack, Darrel and Lewis also a dear brother of Murray. R.I.P.  Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Wednesday, 7thAugust at 12.30 p.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The Alzheimer’s Society.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Thomas Albert Swarbrick Crook (Tom)

On 23rdJuly 2019, peacefully in hospital.  Tom aged 72 years.  Beloved husband of Judith, much loved dad of Michelle, dear father-in-law of Michael, dearly loved grandad of James and the late Anthony, dear brother of Sue and the late Loraine also a dear uncle.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 5thAugust at 2.15 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