Friday, 30 June 2017

A Very Corrie send off

Photo copyright the Evening Standard via Getty Images
Superfan Martyn Hett's funeral was held this morning in Stockport. As you know, Martyn was killed in the bombing at the arena in Manchester on May 22. The Evening Standard (and many other media outlets) have photos taken as mourners arrive for the funeral today. As I scrolled through them and saw the sendoff they gave him, my first thought was "oh bless him". Crowds of people gathered at Stockport Town Hall, with large video screens outside for the overflow.

Martyn was brought to the venue in a gorgeous white carriage pulled by two white horses. His coffin was uniquely Coronation Street themed with the face of his beloved cat, Emily Bishop on the front and the word "Iconic" on the lid. Several Coronation Street stars attended the funeral including Jennie McAlpine, Antony Cotton, Kym Marsh and producer Kate Oates.

This young man was a vibrant soul who loved life. He will be missed.

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joanne taylor said...

You made it Martyn. You're a superstar. Shine bright up there. R.I.P x

Anonymous said...

Rest in peace young man

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