EVA HOPKINS (nee MERCER) On March 5 2018, peacefully at home and of Westhoughton, Eva aged 97 years. Dearly loved wife of the late James, loving mum of Christine and a dear sister-in-law, a loving aunt and dear friend of many. Funeral service St. John's Church, Wingates on Wednesday March 14 at 11.15am followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only please. Donations are for 'Bolton Hospice', cheques only please, payable to the charity. Donations and enquiries to Cowburn Funeral Service, 1 King Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3AX. Tel: 01942 813105.