Obituaries

Betty Crossley

nee Waddicor

On 26th January 2019, peacefully at Moorland View Care Home, Darwen, surrounded by her loving family.  Betty aged 86 years.  Beloved wife of the late Alan, much loved mum of Steven and the late Douglas, dear mother-in-law of Tracey, treasured grandma of Kelly, Kieron, Katie, Tom, Kimberley, Gary and Jordan also a cherished great-grandma and dear sister of Edna.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Wednesday, 6th February 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

Lynn Whalley

nee Middlehurst

On 23rd January 2019, suddenly in hospital.  Lynn aged 63 years.  Beloved wife of Bill, much loved daughter of Teresa and the late Bill, dearly loved mum of Donna, dear mother-in-law of Pete, treasured grandma of Zac, Kira and Hollie also dear sister of David, Bill, Keith, Gary and Andrew.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 5th February at 12.15 p.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Derian House Children’s Hospice. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290

Alicja Bozena Malycha

On 11th January 2019, Alicja aged 80 years. R.I.P. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 28th January at 3.45 p.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA

Daphne Marion Cunningham

nee Robertson

On 14th January 2019, peacefully at home.  Daphne aged 83 years.  Beloved wife of Jim, much loved mum of Roy and Caroline, dearly loved grandma of Ben, Josh, Selene and Callum also dear sister of Neil, Jennifer and the late Colin.  Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 25th January at 3.45 p.m.  Please wear casual attire with no black.  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

Richard Neil Alexander Chatburn (Ricky)

On 8th January 2019, suddenly, aged 65 years.  Beloved husband of Joanne also much loved dad of Russell, Kieran and Neil.  Funeral Service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 25th January at 11.30 a.m.  Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for the RSPB. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen.  BB3 3HA.  Tel 01254 873290