The service takes place next week
The funeral of Tony Wilson will take place next Monday (August 20).
The service will take place at the Hidden Gem Church , Manchester at 2pm, and will be open to family and close friends via invitation only.
Discussions are currently taking place regarding a separate memorial service for the former TV presenter and Factory Records supremo, who passed away aged 57 last Friday (August 10) after suffering from kidney cancer.
Anybody wishing to send flowers can do so and these should be sent to:
The Co-Operative Funeral Home
For those prefering to make a charitable donation, the family has designated The Christie Hospital in Manchester as their preferred charity.
Donations can be made either online at Christies.org/makedonations.html
or via post to:
Christie Hospital NHS Trust
See the NME Office Blog for our Tony Wilson comment and tribute, then leave a comment with your own.
This week’s issue of NME, on sale now, contains a full tribute to Wilson.