KNUTSFORD GUARDIAN BLACKBURN On 15th January 2009, peacefully in hospital after a short illness, of Timperley and formerly Ashley, John Blackburn aged 77 years. The beloved husband of the late Patricia and sadly missed father of Stephen, Andrew & Linda. Also a proud grandfather, brother of Margaret and latterly partner of the late Joan. Funeral service and committal at Altrincham Crematorium on Friday 30th January 2009 at 3.00 pm. Family flowers only please, donations if wished for Multiple Sclerosis Society. Donations and enquiries to Dodgson’s Funeral Service, 25 Manchester Road, Knutsford, WA16 0LY. Tel. 01565 634251.