BASIL JOSEPH NEWTON Passed away peacefully at Gainsborough House Nursing Home, after a long illness, on Saturday June 6th 2020 aged 87. Devoted husband to Irene, treasured father to Christopher and Elizabeth and proud grandfather to Emily, Jenna, Rebecca and Michaela. Much loved father-in-law to Angela and Christopher John (CJ), brother-in-law to Jean, uncle to Caroline and great-uncle to Joseph and Samuel. Valued by many friends and relations and by Reverend Peter Montgomery, the clergy and parishioners at St. John Henry Newman Roman Catholic Church, Warrington. Due to restrictions caused by Covid-19, a short service will be conducted by Reverend Peter at Walton Crematorium on Friday June 19th which will be attended by immediate family members only. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to a cancer charity of your choice. All enquiries to Maddock Funeral Directors, 73 London Road, Stockton Heath. Tel. 01925 261803.