MARGARITA McDONALD Rita, aged 94, passed away peacefully after a short illness, on Friday, 1st December 2017 at Eachstep Care Home and of Higher Witton Road, Blackburn. The loving wife of the late Jim and devoted mother of Stuart, Ross and Colin. Mother-in-law of Pam, Denise and Patsy. Cherished Nan of Christopher, Drew, Helena, Heidi, Callum, Alistair, Hannah and Great Nanna of Sam, Lily and Emily. Cremation will be held at Pleasington on Wednesday, December 13th at 1.30pm. Reposing in the Chapel of Rest, Bloomfield Place, Witton, Blackburn. Family flowers only, or if desired donations may be made in memory of Rita to Dementia Research UK c/o The Alty Funeral Service. Enq. The Alty Funeral Service, Bloomfield Place, Blackburn. BB2 1XF. Tel. 01254 503240.