A widow whose husband died trying to protect her from gunfire in Tunisia says he was the best thing that happened in her life.
59-year-old Stephen Mellor from Bodmin was shot on a beach near Sousse, in an attack which saw 38 people killed.
Today his wife Cheryl - who is still recovering from her injuries - was finally able to pay tribute to her husband at his funeral, in a eulogy written from her hospital bed.
Claire Manning has this report from Bodmin.
The funeral of a man from Cornwall who was killed in the Tunisia massacre has been taking place in his home town of Bodmin.
Stephen Mellor died while trying to protect his wife Cheryl. She lost her hand in the attack. The service will be held at St Petroc's Church.
ITV spoke to the minister, Revd Canon Graham Minors, before the service, who told us:
"It's made us all realise here in Bodmin that none of us are too far away from terrorism and violence in the world".
The funeral is taking place later this morning of a man from Cornwall who was killed in the tourist massacre in Tunisia.
Stephen Mellor from Bodmin died while trying to protect his wife Cheryl. She lost her hand in the attack. The service is being held at St Petroc's Church.
It's made us all realise here in Bodmin that none of us are too far away from terrorism and violence in the world and I wouldn't say it was a wake up call but it's made us realise that we are living in a small world and this little part of Cornwall where we are now has been caught up in what has happened in Tunisia.
The funeral of Stephen Mellor who was killed in Tunisia last month, is due to take place on Tuesday next week at St Petroc's Church in Bodmin.
The 59-year-old engineer from Cornwall was on holiday with his wife, Cheryl when the attack happened, he died whilst trying to shield her from gunfire.
Cheryl, who lost her hand and suffered severe gunshot wounds, is being treated for her injuries at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth.
An inquest into Stephen's death has been opened and adjourned in London.
The family of John Welch, from Corsham in West Wiltshire have paid tribute to him today and say "he will be greatly missed by us all".
The 74-year-old whose funeral took place at West Wiltshire crematorium this lunchtime, was killed last month in a terror attack at a Tunisian beach resort.
He was on holiday with his partner Eileen Swannack from Biddestone who was also killed along with 30 other Britons.
Dad was a kind, caring and generous man. Always willing to lend a hand. He had a great sense of humour and was good fun to be with. He always said hello, and as so many people have commented on, had the most 'amazing blue eyes'.
He will be greatly missed by us all.
Our thoughts are also with Eileen’s family and all of those who have also lost loved ones in this terrible event.
The funeral of a man killed in the Tunisia beach shootings will be held in Wiltshire this lunchtime, 21 July.
John Welch from Corsham and his partner Eileen Swannack were among 30 Britons killed in last month's attack. The service will take place at Semington Crematorium near Trowbridge.
The family of a woman who was shot dead in the Tunisian tourist attack has said they do not blame the gunman.
Eileen Swannack, from Biddestone near Chippenham, was murdered along with her partner John Welch and 28 other Britons last month.
Before her funeral service today, the vicar told ITV News that her family did not blame the gunman Seifeddine Rezgui. But, instead, they think the wider political situation contributed to the killings.
Following the service her family released a statement where they said Eileen and John, had holidayed in Sousse for many years.
Eileen was always full of energy. She exuded youthfulness, had a lust for life, and a real sense of fun and mischief. She had a heart of gold and was always first to offer help to others.
Eileen enjoyed socialising, and frequently enjoyed nights out listening to local bands. Her favourite was a local guitarist and vocalist called Brad Stevens, and Eileen and her friends became known locally as the Bradettes!
John Welch had become her close companion around eight years ago and the couple enjoyed holidaying together. They had visited Sousse, in Tunisia for the preceding four years, loving the resort and sunshine. Eileen adored the fair weather at home as well, and took every opportunity to spend time out in the garden, which she loved, carefully tending to her precious fish pond.
Eileen grew up in Bristol and was one of five siblings. She met her husband Eddie and in the mid 1960’s the couple moved to Biddestone. Eileen was sadly widowed in 2005, and she remained in Biddestone, supported by her family and friends.
Ahead of Eileen Swannack's family, Revd Jonathan Philpott, the Priest in Charge of St Nicholas Church, Biddestone says friends and family are still struggling to come to terms with Eileen's death.
The service, taking place at 12.30pm today, and will open with the grandmother's favourite song, Come on Eileen.
The funeral of a woman who was killed in the Tunisia beach shootings is being held in Wiltshire this lunchtime.
Eileen Swannack from Biddestone and her partner John Welch were among 30 Britons killed in last month's massacre. The service will take place at St Nicholas Church in the village.
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