IN PICTURES: Sunderland says goodbye to Denise Robertson

It was undoubtedly one of Wearside's saddest days as friends, family, colleagues and fans said farewell to Denise Robertson.

Wednesday, 13th April 2016, 2:40 pm
Updated Wednesday, 13th April 2016, 3:52 pm
Rest in peace, Denise Robertson.
Rest in peace, Denise Robertson.

The 83-year-old, who charmed viewers for years on ITV's This Morning, was laid to rest today following a service attended by hundreds at Sunderland Minster.

Mourners gathered outside the church from this morning, keen to pay their own respects to "Aunt Denise", who has become a part of the lives of so many.

Rest in peace, Denise Robertson.

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We watched, and reported, as the funeral unfolded, listened as her friends and family spoke, and interviewed some of you as you waited to see Denise pass through Sunderland's street.

Watch our video to see the day in pictures.

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Rest in peace, Denise Robertson.