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Joan Otley

JOAN OTLEY (nee Barry) On Monday, 6th January 2020, peacefully in St. Catherine's Hospice, Preston, with her family by her side. Joan, aged 92 years. The beloved wife of the late John, much loved and treasured mother and mother-in-law of Michael and Barbara, David and Dorothy, Brian and Denise, Carol and John, Susan and Lorraine, Beverley and Alf, Paul and Nicky, Pauline and Mark. A proud nan to sixteen grandchildren and twenty-six great-grandchildren, a loving sister to Olwyn, Jeanette and the late Peter also a much loved sister-in-law, auntie, cousin and a good friend to many. Joan will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Reposing in Ainsworth's Chapel of Rest. A service will be held at St. James Church, Over Darwen, on Wednesday, 15th January at 1.45pm, followed by cremation at Pleasington Crematorium. No flowers please, but donations will be kindly received in memory of Joan to St. Catherine's Hospice. (Please consider Gift Aid). c/o Ainsworth Funeral Service, Church Bank Street, Darwen, BB3 3HA. Tel: 01254 873290



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  • MAC1966says...

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    God bless Joan. A great lady who will be sorely missed. Honoured to have known you. Paul Mac x
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    Memories of a lovely lady who enjoyed her time attending Oaksfield Community Centre we will all remember her. Thinking of all her lovely family at this sad time. From Madeline and all her friends at Redvers Road and Oaksfield
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    Memories of Joan from Madeline and all her friends at Oaksfield Community Centre she was a lovely lady who will be missed. Thinking of all her family.
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