JOHN THOMAS YATES The family of the late John Thomas Yates would like to thank friends and relatives for their kind support in attending his funeral on Friday 29th of September 2017. Thanks also for all cards, verses, donations and floral tributes. Thanks also to the Coronary Care Unit and Ward B18 at Royal Blackburn Hospital for their dedicated and loving care. We would also like to thank Sarah Hindle for providing an excellent buffet and the use of the Salmoners Lounge at Darwen FC. Thanks also to the staff of the Co-op Funeral Service, Mincing Lane, Blackburn for their professional and caring arrangements. Last but not least thank you to Father Martin for the wonderful service. " May the Lord bless you father"