She has been the love, light and inspiration in our lives and we are bereft at her passing.'Her bereft colleagues and co-stars at Coronation Street gave a joint tribute to the star.Their statement said: 'We have been blessed to have Liz in our lives, as she was such a kind, considerate and caring friend and colleague.'As Coronation Street's Vera Duckworth for 34 years, Liz brought so much joy and happiness to so many.Just before he passed away, Jack saw a vision of the wife who had spent years nagging him and they shared a last dance together.Her family said in a statement after her death: 'We are devastated and heartbroken at the passing of our much-loved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother, the incredible Liz Dawn.'Liz died peacefully last night at home with her loving family around her.
Her funeral will be held on Friday October 5 at Salford Cathedral.
After being diagnosed with emphysema, Dawn was written out of the soap in 2008 when Vera died in her sleep.
Two years later, she made a moving comeback as the much-loved Corrie resident.
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