Funeral held for Nottingham social worker killed in Tunisia

The funeral has been held for the Nottingham social worker John Stollery, who was killed in the Tunisia terror attack in June.

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Tributes to 'hero' John Stollery at funeral

A Nottingham social worker killed in last month's Tunisia terror attack has been described as a "hero" by his widow and son as his funeral.

John Stollery was one of 38 victims killed in the beach attack on June 26.

Our Correspondent Peter Bearne is at the service:

Family and friends gather for the funeral of John Stollery

Mourners are gathering at St Edmund's Church in Walesby, Notts for the funeral of John Stollery.

The church only holds 100 and many more are expected to listen to the service outside.

There will be a guard of honour from veterans of the Parachute Association. Mr Stollery served with 2 Para Regiment before becoming a social worker.

John Stollery was one of 38 victims killed in the attack on June 26.

He had worked at Nottinghamshire County Council for 33 years and had worked with children in care for the last 16 years.

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Funeral for Nottingham social worker killed in Tunisia

The funeral of a Nottinghamshire social worker killed in the Tunisia terror attack last month will take place this afternoon.

John Stollery Credit: ITV News

John Stollery was one of 38 victims killed in the attack on June 26.

He had worked at Nottinghamshire County Council for 33 years and had worked with children in care for the last 16 years.

The funeral service will take place at St Edmund's Church, in Walesby, from 3pm.

John's family say his funeral will be a celebration of his life and achievements and those attending are asked to wear something pink, his favourite colour. Family, friends and close colleagues will wear pink ribbons as a tribute.

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