Obituaries

Mildred Kenyon

On 11th February 2019, peacefully at Birch Hall Care Home, Darwen and surrounded by her loving family.  Mildred aged 97 years.  Beloved wife of the late Jack, much loved mother of Brian and Maureen also a dearly loved grandma, great-grandma, great-great-grandma and auntie.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 20th February at 3 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

Sadie Jenkins Cathie

On 11th February 2019, peacefully in hospital. Sadie aged 80 years. A service in St James’ Church, Over Darwen on Monday, 18th February at 11 a.m. will be followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Laura Constance Peacock (Connie)

Mrs Connie Peacock of Hilton Road, Darwen passed away peacefully at Hazeldene Care Home on 4th February 2019 aged 102.  Connie was the beloved mother to Jeffrey, mother-in-law to Frances, devoted nan to Heather, David, Donna and Emma, great-nan to Hayley, Adam, Megan, Amber and Gabby and great-great-nan to Mason also a dear friend to Eileen, Ann and many others.  A thank you to Nightingales Carers for their care over the past years.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 15th February at 2.15 p.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for North West Air Ambulance.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Neil Stuart Taylor

On 29th January 2019, suddenly at home. Neil aged 47 years. A much loved son, brother and uncle. Funeral service at Pleasington crematorium on Friday, 15th February at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for the Stroke Association. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

John William Baron (Jack)

On 4th February 2019, peacefully in hospital, surrounded by his loving family.  Jack aged 85 years.  Beloved husband of Valerie, much loved dad of Wayne, dear father-in-law of Siobhán, dearly loved grandad of Jenny, Shauna, Carla and Cal also a dear brother-in-law of Margaret.  A service in Highfield Congregational Church, Darwen on Thursday, 14th February at 12 noon, will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. No black attire by request. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The British Heart Foundation.  c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290