JEFFREY WAINWRIGHT (JEFF) On Thursday, February 6, 2014, suddenly but peacefully at his home in Rishton, Jeff aged 76 years. The dearly loved husband and soul mate of Maureen, devoted and dearly loved father of Dawn and Deborah, loved brother of Sheila and brother in law to Ken, respected step father to Denise, Peter and Elizabeth, special pal to Lucy his cat and his daughter Deborah’s dog Milly. A lovely gentleman in every way. We lost a father with a heart of Gold, How much we miss him can never be told, He shared our troubles and helped us along, If we follow his footsteps, we will never go wrong. A father holds his children’s hands for a little while and their hearts forever. Funeral service and cremation will be held at Accrington Crem- atorium on Friday, February 14 at 11:40 am. Family flowers only please, donations will be gratefully received for Blue Cross (for animals) c/o Birtwistle Funeral Service 29 Queen Street, Great Harwood, BB6 7SA. Enquiries Tel: 01254 877077.