And those he leaves behind argue over his funeral arrangements.
Confiding in Rita, Ken tells her that Norris wants to meet up as he has some important news. However, they're shocked to hear from Freda that Norris has collapsed and been taken to hospital with a suspected stroke.
Arriving at the hospital, Ken, Rita and Mary are met by an ashen-faced Freda who breaks the news that Norris died half an hour ago. And Ken reveals that Norris wanted to share some important news with him.
Later, in the Rovers, they raise a toast to dearly departed Norris.
As Mary and Freda argue over Norris’s funeral arrangements, Claudia arrives and they argue over where best to hold the wake. Stepping in, Rita asserts that Norris would choose the street.
As the row over Norris’s funeral escalates, Mary announces she’s stepping down and Freda can sort out the funeral herself but Gemma’s worried to hear it clashes with Aled’s operation.
Afrer Gemma breaks the news to Freda that she can’t attend Norris’ funeral as it clashes with Aled’s operation, Freda warns her that by giving Aled cochlear implants they’re changing his identity. But Gemma assures her that’s not the case.
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