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Corrie star Bill Tarmey's funeral

Coronation Street stars and fans have bid farewell to actor Bill Tarmey at his funeral. Tarmey played the loveable, pigeon-fancying rogue Jack Duckworth for three decades.

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Corrie stars pay tribute to Bill Tarmey at his funeral

Coronation Street star Bill Tarmey's funeral service has taken place in Manchester.

Tarmey - who played the lovable pigeon-fancier Jack Duckworth for three decades - died earlier this month, aged 71, while on holiday in Tenerife.

Samia Ghadie who plays Maria in the soap and Nigel Pivaro who played Terry Duckworth paid emotional tributes to the actor.

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