THE funeral of a woman who worked at Accrington Victoria Hospital for 28 years, is taking place today.

Joan Sarsfield of Burnley Road, Huncoat died on April 23.

The 75-year-old was a most wonderful wife to Tony, mother, grandmother, sister and

Following her school years at Holy Family, Joan worked as a shorthand typist at accountants Sandyman & Walmsley, Nationwide Building Society and at the Burnley probation office.

Then, for 28 years she worked at Accrington Victoria Hospital serving for many years as secretary to the medical social worker a ward aid in the general office and as casualty receptionist.

There is a requiem mass at St Joseph Church in Accrington at 10am today.

For more information contact Hyndburn Funeral Services on Queens Road, Accrington.