Obituaries

Florence Bowcock

On 18th February 2019, peacefully in hospital.  Florence aged 87 years.  Beloved wife of the late James, much loved mum of Beverley and Mark, dear mother-in-law of Anne-Marie and Graham, dearly loved grandma of Andrew, Lindsay, Lucy and Thomas also treasured great-grandma of James.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 8th March at 12.15 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

Frances Millicent Neal

On 24th February 2019, peacefully in hospital.  Frances aged 79 years.  Much loved sister of Michael, dear sister-in-law of Dorothy also a beloved aunt of Nigel, Simon and Phillip.  A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Thursday, 7th March at 11 a.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

Doris Baron

On 20th February 2019, peacefully in hospital.  Dearly loved sister of Bessie and the late Marion and Vera, dear auntie of Lorraine, Susan, Anthony, Stuart and Sandra also a dear great auntie and much loved by all her family and friends.  A service in Central United Reformed Church, Darwen on Friday, 1st March at 1.30 p.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for the Salvation Army.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Doreen Hall

nee Waterhouse

On 19th February 2019, peacefully at Linden House Care Home, Blackburn and surrounded by her loving family.  Doreen aged 81 years.  Beloved wife of Ronnie, much loved mum of Lynne, Steven and the late Sharon also a dearly loved grandma, great-grandma and sister.  A service in St Cuthbert’s Church, Darwen on Thursday, 28th February at 1.30 p.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery.  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

Michael Farnworth

On 14th February 2019, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice surrounded by his loving family.  Michael aged 74 years.  Much loved dad of Sharon, Michelle, Marianne and Clair also a dear brother of Bryan.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 21st February 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