JOAN GARDNER (Middleton) The family wish to announce after a hard fought battle, the sad passing of their loving mum Joan Gardner (Middleton) on Tuesday the 6th of August 2019 aged 82. Those we love, don't go away they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near so loved, so missed, so very dear. Funeral arrangements are as follows, Service at St. Peter and St. Paul's Rishton 10.00am on Tuesday 20th of August 2019, followed by burial at Whalley & Wiswell Cemetary. Refreshments after at The Foxfields Billington. Family flowers only please, any enquires to Champ Funeral Services Ltd. Donations if desired to East Lancs Hospice and Macmillan Cancer Support on the day or c/o Champ Funeral Services Ltd Bank House, Whalley Road, Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 5DY.