Tributes to 'dedicated' Thorton carer and father-of-two who has died from coronavirus

A 'popular and dedicated' Thornton carer has died after a three-week battle with COVID-19.

Ricardo "Ricky" Bonsato, 54, cared for residents at Thornton House before contracting coronavirus on May 2.

He was admitted to Blackpool Victoria Hospital where he was treated for three weeks before his death on Sunday, May 24.

Born and raised in Sison, Pangasinan in the Phillipines, Mr Bonsato and his family moved to the UK, where he and his wife brought comfort to many as dedicated members of care teams in the Wyre.

A spokesman for Thornton House said: "It's with great...
source: Blackpool Gazette

2020-05-27 10:02
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