GERALD CLARKE Peacefully, at the Royal Blackburn Hospital on Saturday, 7th September. Gerry, aged 73, devoted husband of Carol, loving father of Tracy, Carol, Nicola and Cameron, and proud grandfather of Lauren, Jessica, Reece and James. Requiem mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Blackburn, on Friday, 20th September at 11am, thereafter to Pleasington Crematorium at 12.15pm. Reposing at Co-Operative Funeralcare, Blackburn. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations may be made to The UK Sepsis Trust.