Funeral for PC Fiona Bone

The funeral of PC Fiona Bone, who was killed in a gun and grenade attack, has taken place. The funeral of her colleague PC Nicola Hughes - who died in the same attack - was held at Manchester Cathedral yesterday.

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Funeral of 'happy' and 'gentle' police officer

PC Fiona Bone lived in Sale, Greater Manchester, with her partner Clare Curran, with whom she was planning a civil partnership, and Ms Curran's daughter Jessie.

PC Fiona Bone. Credit: Greater Manchester Police

The police officer's family paid tribute to "a wonderful daughter, sister, partner and parent".

PC Bone was "so happy" in life, planning her civil partnership and on the day she died she had spoken to Miss Curran about invitations to the ceremony.

She had served with Greater Manchester Police for five years and although quiet and reserved at first, had later come out of her shell and colleagues came to regard her as a calm, collected and professional officer who could defuse situations with her gentle manner.

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