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Kerri-Anne Kennerley farewells her beloved John in heartbreaking scenes

They couple had been together for 35 years
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There were heartrending scenes in Sydney today, as TV favourite Kerri-Anne Kennerley and assembled loved ones farewelled her beloved late husband, John.

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After 35 years together, John, 79, passed away from pneumonia following a long struggle with paralysis, the result of a freak fall three years ago.

Friends, family and admirers gathered at All Saints Anglican Church in Woollahra, with devoted Kerri-Anne leading mourners. With the star naturally devastated as she said goodbye to her life partner, the assembled mourners offered kind support to the star, who never ventured far from her husband’s side.

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John, who ‘hated funeral black’ had requested prior to his passing that invitees wear bright colours, and asked the they give to charity rather than supply flowers.

John’s son told the congregation, ‘He lived a tremendous life. I love you dearly dad. I am proud to be your son. 

‘I miss you already’. 

Kerri-Anne’s Studio 10 friends Sarah Harris, Angela Bishop and Joe Hildebrand were in attendance, as were Richard Wilkins and Deborah Hutton.

Rest in peace John.

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