Funeral Service

Time: 1.00pm

Date: Monday 27th July 2020

Service Details:
A Private family funeral service will be held.

Geoffrey Thornley

Peacefully on the 12th July 2020 at the Royal Blackburn Hospital, Geoff aged 91 years.

Loving husband to the late Patricia May, devoted dad to Kathy and Neil, dear father in law to Stephen and Tina, Cherished grandad to Lauren, Emily, Sophie, Megan, Isobelle and Harry also great grandad to Harry and a loyal friend to all at the Grange Bowling Club.

Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Geoff are being gratefully received on behalf of Cancer Research UK via the donate button below.



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MESSAGES for the family of Geoffrey Thornley


Andrew and Julie Noblet

We have lived at 15 Earl St for 31 years and Geoff allway took the time to have a chat with us. He will be sadly missed thinking of you all at this sad time x


Diana Fearn
Rest in peace Geoff x


Barbara Downs

Geoff. was a lovely man. Always enjoyed talking to him.



Rest in peace Geoff, always had a good chat with Geoff, such a lovely man! Thoughts with the family


Maureen. Geoff Boughton
Sorry to hear sad news of Geoff. Rest in Peace.


Jill Colbridge

Rest in peace Mr Thornley that’s how I knew him. I worked in the Chemist ( Nash Drug Company) back in the days. Was always a pleasure to serve and such a polite man..Remember his wife Patricia too. Sincere condolences to the family.


Margaret Brankin

RIP Mr Thornley