CLIFFORD Francis Rees THOMAS Peacefully on Friday 3rd November 2017, at Fairfield Hospital, Bury Cliff aged 89 years. Originally from Abergavenny, formerly chauffeur at Scappa Porritt, and member of Blackburn Artists' Society. The loving husband of the late Mary . A cherished dad of Megan. Grandad to Nicola and Andrew, and grandad Cliff to great grandaughters Danielle and Ashleigh. A Service will be held at Pleasington Cemetery Chapel at 1.30pm Thursday 16th November 2017 followed by a committal. Reposing in the Chapel of Rest, Broomfield Place, Witton. Family flowers only, or if so desired donations may be made in memory of Cliff to Ainsworth nursing home residents fund, c/o The Alty Funeral Service. Enq. The Alty Funeral Service, (Independent Family Business) Broomfield Place, Blackburn, BB2 1XF Tel. 01254 503240 (24hrs).