Obituaries

John Baxendale

On 18th April 2020, peacefully at Linden House, Blackburn. John aged 87 years. Beloved husband of Marjorie. A graveside service at Chorley Cemetery on Monday, 27th April at 2 p.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Avril Norma Bancroft

On 20th April 2020, suddenly, but peacefully at home. Avril aged 78 years. Beloved wife of Michael. Funeral service took place at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 24th April 2020. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Phyllis Waddington

On 18th April 2020, peacefully at Springhill Care Home, Accrington. Phyllis aged 83 years. Beloved wife of Gerard, much loved mum of Paul, Philip, John and Ann also a dearly loved nana and great-nana. R.I.P. 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

Hilda Rosemary Dickinson

On 16th April 2020, in hospital. Hilda aged 89 years. Beloved wife of the late Geoffrey. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 23rd April at 3 p.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Doris Irene Brindle

On 13th April 2020, peacefully in Linden House, Blackburn. Irene aged 78 years. Beloved wife of the late Brian. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 23rd April at 11.30 a.m. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290