Obituaries

Dominic Mills

On 24th September 2015, Dominic aged 27 years. Dearly loved son of Beverly and the late Gary, dear step son of Tony, much loved brother of Jamie, Matthew and Tobias also a cherished grandson, nephew and cousin. A service in St James’ Church, Lower Darwen on Friday, 2nd October at 11 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. 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

David Johnston

On 26th September, 2015, peacefully in hospital. David aged 90 years. Beloved husband of Joy, much loved father of David and Alastair, dear father-in-law of Sian and Debbie also dearly loved grandfather of Robert, Iain, Amelie and Max. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Friday, 2nd October at 3.45 p.m. No flowers please by request, but if desired donations may be sent for the Y.M.C.A. or the Salvation Army. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Elizabeth Ramsbottom ( Liz )

On 19th September 2015, in hospital after a long illness. Liz aged 43 years. Much loved mum of Amie and Kieron, dearly loved daughter of Ann, much loved sister of Scott and Jane, treasured niece of Jim and Joyce, cherished auntie of Ryan, Phoebe, Kane and Ebony, dear cousin of John, Kerry, Justin, Keith and Lisa and long friend of Benji. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 28th September at 3 p.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for Liver Research Trust. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Susannah Keen

Susan Keen (nee Eccles)

On 12th September 2015, peacefully at her daughter’s home. Susan aged 76 years. Mother of Beverley, Vanessa, Alison and Richard also a grandmother, sister and aunt. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 28th September at 12.15 p.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Joan McCann

On 15th September 2015, suddenly, but peacefully at her home. Joan aged 86 years. Loving wife of the late John, much loved mummy of Catherine, Margaret and Teresa, dear mother-in-law of Howard, James, Richard and Chris, dearly loved nanny of Tom, Hannah, Annie, Benjamin, Amelie and Gabriel. R.I.P. Requiem Mass in the Church of the Sacred Heart & St Edward, Darwen on Friday, 25th September at 11 a.m. will be followed by cremation at Pleasington. No flowers please by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Independent Age. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290