Obituaries

Norah Ingham

nee Haydock

On 11th April 2019, peacefully, Norah aged 93 years.  Beloved wife of the late Jim, much loved mum of John and Bill, dearly loved mother-in-law of Glynne and Sue, treasured grandma of Kea, Stuart and Jennifer also a great-grandma of Noah.  A service in St Barnabas’ Church, Darwen on Wednesday, 24th April at 12.30 p.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery.  Flowers will be received at the Chapel of Rest or if preferred donations may be sent for Cancer Research UK.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Irene Kirkham

nee Walmsley

On 30th March 2019, suddenly at home.  Irene aged 83 years.  Beloved wife of the late Geoffrey, much loved mum of Graham and Andrew, dear mother-in-law of Joyce and Jayne, dearly loved granny of Kimberley, Colin, Summer and Mason also a dear sister of Ted.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 18th April at 3.45 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

Geoffrey Douglas

On 30th March 2019, in hospital. Geoff aged 76 years. Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 18th April at 9.30 a.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

John Michael Leach

On 8th April 2019, in hospital. Michael aged 83 years. A much loved husband, father and grandfather. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 17th April at 10 a.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Dementia UK. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

William Thompson (Bill)

On 7th April 2019, peacefully at Moorland View Care Home, Darwen. Bill aged 72 years. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 16th April at 3 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Moorland View Care Home. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290