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The funeral of Coronation Street legend Bill Tarmey will take place next week, it has been announced. The service will be held from 1pm on Tuesday (November 27) at the Albion United Reform Church in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester. Tarmey, well-loved for his role as Weatherfield's Jack Duckworth, passed away in Tenerife on November 9. He was 71. The late actor's family have requested that his friends, former colleagues and members of the public make a donation in his memory to the Brain Tumour Research charity instead of sending flowers to his funeral. Those who would like to make a donation can do so via a dedicated Justgiving page. Other ways to (more) »

- By Daniel Kilkelly

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