Thursday 4 August 2022 04:34 PM Happy Mondays star Paul Ryder laid to rest: Shaun Ryder pays tribute at funeral ... trends now

Thursday 4 August 2022 04:34 PM Happy Mondays star Paul Ryder laid to rest: Shaun Ryder pays tribute at funeral ... trends now
Thursday 4 August 2022 04:34 PM Happy Mondays star Paul Ryder laid to rest: Shaun Ryder pays tribute at funeral ... trends now

Thursday 4 August 2022 04:34 PM Happy Mondays star Paul Ryder laid to rest: Shaun Ryder pays tribute at funeral ... trends now

The family, friends and old bandmates of Happy Mondays' Paul Ryder have paid tribute to the star bassist to rest at his funeral this afternoon.

Mourners arrived at St Charles Church in Swinton, Manchester, at 1pm this afternoon for the ceremony celebrating Paul Anthony Ryder's life after he suddenly died aged 58 on July 15. 

The musician was found dead last month, just hours before the band were due to play at Kubix Festival in Sunderland. The circumstances of Paul's death are not known.

In attendance were former bandmates Bez, 58, and brother Shaun Ryder, 59, Stone Roses lead singer Ian Brown, 59, and Peter Hook, 66, bassist and co-founder of New Order and Joy Division.

The family, friends and old bandmates of Happy Mondays bassist Paul Ryder have put their loved one to rest at his funeral this afternoon. Pictured centre, Paul's brother Shaun Ryder, carrying the coffin

The family, friends and old bandmates of Happy Mondays bassist Paul Ryder have put their loved one to rest at his funeral this afternoon. Pictured centre, Paul's brother Shaun Ryder, carrying the coffin

Stone Roses lead singer Ian Brown, 59 (pictured) was at the funeral this afternoon

Former bandmate Bez, 58 (pictured), was in attendance at the funeral on Thursday

In attendance was Stone Roses lead singer Ian Brown, 59 (left) and former bandmate Bez, 58 (right), at St Charles Church in Swinton, Manchester, this afternoon

The musician was found dead last month, just hours before the band were due to play at Kubix Festival in Sunderland. The circumstances of Paul's death are not known. Pictured, Clint Boon, left, and Peter Hook, centre, at the funeral today

The musician was found dead last month, just hours before the band were due to play at Kubix Festival in Sunderland. The circumstances of Paul's death are not known. Pictured, Clint Boon, left, and Peter Hook, centre, at the funeral today

Singer Rowetta, 56 (pictured), best known for her work with Happy Mondays, was also seen outside the church on Thursday

Singer Rowetta, 56 (pictured), best known for her work with Happy Mondays, was also seen outside the church on Thursday

Echo & the Bunnymen lead singer Ian McCulloch sang at the service for Paul.

Musician, DJ and radio presenter Clint Boon, 63, and singer Rowetta, 56, best known for her work with Happy Mondays, was also seen outside the church on Thursday.

Other members of his family and friends were seen outside the Church in Swinton this afternoon, in a service by Father Paul Smith, which will be followed by a committal at Agecroft Crematorium in Salford.

Paul's wooden coffin was decorated in yellow, purple, pink and blue flowers and was taken to the ceremony in a black Mercedes hearse.

Mourners arrived at St Charles Church in Swinton, Manchester, at 1pm this afternoon for the ceremony celebrating Paul Anthony Ryder's life after he suddenly died aged 58 on July 15. Pictured, Shaun Ryder

Mourners arrived at St Charles Church in Swinton, Manchester, at 1pm this afternoon for the ceremony celebrating Paul Anthony Ryder's life after he suddenly died aged 58 on July 15. Pictured, Shaun Ryder

Other members of his family and friends were seen outside the Church in Swinton this afternoon, in a service by Father Paul Smith, which will be followed by a committal at Agecroft Crematorium in Salford

Other members of his family and friends were seen outside the Church

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