Obituaries

Joan Mary McVee

nee Foster

On 30th January 2015, peacefully in the East Lancashire Hospice. Fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church. Joan aged 91 years. Beloved wife of the late William George, much loved mother of Andrew, Duncan and Alison, dear mother-in-law of Diane, Janet and the late Mick, dearly loved gran of Jessica, Alex, Daniel and Joseph, treasured great-gran of Charlotte also a dear sister of Eileen, Betty, Josie and the late Sheila, Terence and Margaret. R.I.P. Requiem Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 6th February at 10 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. No flowers please by request, 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

James Austin Molloy

Austin Molloy

On 3rd February 2015, peacefully at Mapleford Nursing Home, Huncoat. Austin aged 87 years. Beloved husband of the late Eileen, much loved dad of Austin, dear father-in-law of Christine also a dearly loved grandad and great-grandad. R.I.P. A service was held at St Joseph’s Church, Darwen on Wednesday, 11th February at 10.30 a.m. and was followed by interment at St Paul’s Churchyard, Hoddlesden. Enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Allan Robert Price

On 3rd March 2015, unexpectedly in hospital. Allan aged 75 years. Beloved husband of Ellen, much loved dad of Andrew, Debra and Martin, dear father-in-law of Virginia and Micha also dearly loved grandad of Katharine, Lizzi, Molly and Noah. A service in St Barnabas’ Church, Darwen on Thursday, 26th March at 11 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for either Cancer Research UK or the British Heart Foundation. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Lois Reilly

nee Farnworth

On 11th February 2015, peacefully in hospital. Lois aged 86 years. Beloved wife of Allan, much loved mum of Janet, Helen, Anne and Elizabeth also a dearly loved grandma and great-grandma. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Thursday, 19th February at 10 a.m. No flowers please by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Macmillan Cancer Support. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Diane Nicholson

nee Moore

On 3rd March 2015, peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family. Diane aged 69 years. Much loved mum of Glynn, Garry, Graeme and Guy also a dearly loved mother-in-law, grandma, sister and auntie. A service in St Peter’s Church, Darwen on Friday, 13th March at 11 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290