Obituaries

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

Karen Spencer

On 12th September 2015, suddenly, but peacefully. Karen aged 45 years. Beloved fiancé of Daniel, dearly loved mum of Daniel, Connor, Shannon, Caitlin, Amber, Alisha and Megan, much loved daughter of Jack and Pam also dear sister of Graham, Daren, Mark and Jason. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Tuesday, 22nd September at 1.30 p.m. Flowers and enquiries to Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290

Peter Medd

On 11th September 2015, suddenly, but peacefully. Peter aged 96 years. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen, loving dad of Andrew and the late Graham, dear father-in-law of Kathleen, dearly loved grandad of Kirsty and Gary also a treasured great grandad and brother of the late Patricia. Funeral service at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, 21st September at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be sent for The Alzheimer’s Society. c/o Ainsworth’s Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen. BB3 3HA. Tel 01254 873290