RITA NOVELLO On Monday 10th September 2018 peacefully at Royal Blackburn Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Rita aged 75 years the devoted wife to Francesco. Beautiful mother to Angela, Massimo and Anna. Precious Nanna to Ryan, Kirsty, Massimo, Nico and Alicia. Loving Great Nanna to Lola, Ezra, Enzo and Elijah. Rita will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Reposing in the Darwen Chapel of Rest, Blackburn Road, Darwen. A Requiem Mass will take place at St Josephs Church, Darwen on Friday 21st September at 10.30am followed by interment at Darwen Eastern Cemetery. The Family would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their sincere condolences, cards and messages of sympathy at this sad time. Family flowers only please but donations in memory of Rita may be made to the East Lancs Hospice c/o Darwen Funeral Services 59-61 Blackburn Road Darwen BB3 1EJ. Tel 01254 873618.