GEORGE JOSEPH THORNLEY On December 28, 2017, peacefully at his home in Westhoughton after a long illness, George aged 82 years. Dearly loved husband of Edith, loving dad of Derek and Geoff, father-in-law to Diane and a devoted grandad and great-grandad. Also a dear brother of the late John and a good friend to many. Requiem mass will be offered in the Sacred Heart RC Church, Westhoughton on Monday January 8 at 11.00am followed by interment in Westhoughton Cemetery. Floral tributes accepted or donations if desired for 'British Heart Foundation', cheques only please payable to the charity. Donations and enquiries to Cowburn Funeral Service, 1 King Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3AX. Tel: 01942 813105.