The stars of Coronation Street pay their respects to colleague Bill Tarmey

Stars of Coronation Street past and present gathered to pay their respects to Bill Tarmey, who played the soap's Jack Duckworth for three decades.

Stars of Coronation Street past and present gathered to pay their respects to Bill Tarmey, who played the soap’s Jack Duckworth for three decades. 
Bill’s on-screen wife Liz Dawn led the funeral procession as hundreds of family, friends and colleagues packed into the Albion United Reform Church in Manchester. 
It’s thought Samia Ghadie, who plays Maria Connor in the soap, gave a eulogy on behalf of everyone who works on the soap. 
Nigel Pivaro, Alan Halsall, Anthony Cotton and Simon Gregson also attended to say their final goodbyes.  




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