John Noel Howard

On 4th March 2018, peacefully in hospital. Fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church. John aged 86 years. The dearly loved husband of the late Mary, beloved dad of Bernie, Mary and the late Robert also a much loved father-in-law and devoted grandad and great-grandad. R.I.P. Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 16th March at 10 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for CAFOD or the East Lancashire Hospice. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290