Coronation Street actor Bill Tarmey will be laid to rest today.
His funeral is taking place at the Albion United Reform Church, Ashton-under-Lyne, at 1pm.
Bill, who played hen-pecked husband Jack Duckworth, died while on holiday in Tenerife. He was 71.
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