Bill Tarmey laid to rest

'Coronation Street's Bill Tarmey was laid to rest this afternoon (27.11.12). Many of the ITV soap's cast and crew turned out to see their colleague - who played Jack Duckworth for over 30 years until November 2010 - buried in his hometown of Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester. Bill had passed away at his holiday home in Tenerife on November 9, aged 71. Around 700 people gathered at the church for the burial, including his wife of 50 years, Ali, and the couple's two children, Carl and Sara. From the soap, mourners included Liz Dawn, who played Jack's on-screen wife Vera Duckworth and who was
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