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Funeral takes place of Westoe Travel agent apprentice

A couple killed in the Manchester bombing continue to be the “image of love”, the vicar who held their funeral said.

Mourners for 17-year-old travel agency apprentice Chloe Rutherford and her boyfriend Liam Curry, 19, were asked to wear pink or blue for the service in their home town of South Shields.

Chloe worked at Westoe Travel as an apprentice and was due to start full time this month at Westoe Travel.

The teenagers were among the 22 people killed after the Ariana Grande concert last month.

Father Chris Fuller told a packed church and several hundred mourners outside: “Chloe and Liam were and still are the image of love. Inseperable in life, inseperable in death, inseperable now with the angels of heaven.”

Their white coffins were carried out to a recording of Chloe singing Somewhere Only We Know by Keane.

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