08/07/2013 03:59 BST | Updated 09/07/2013 10:14 BST

Bernie Nolan To Be Buried Next To Her Stillborn Baby Daughter

Bernie Nolan is to be buried alongside the ashes of her stillborn baby Katie, it has been revealed.

The singer and actress - who died last week at the age of 52 - had planned the details of her funeral during her battle with cancer.

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And although the baby is buried in the children's area of the cemetery, Bernie's sisters are making arrangements for Bernie to be laid to rest with her.

Her sister Maureen Nolan told The Sun: "It is what Bernie wanted - to finally be with her baby."

Meanwhile, Coleen Nolan said her late sister's funeral would be a celebration of her life.

"Bernie had planned every last moment of it," she said. "I remember saying to her once, 'Aren't you scared?'. 'No, not at all', she replied."

Coleen added that the funeral will include music, readings by family members and a letter written by Bernie.

The funeral is due to take place in the Grand Theatre in the Nolan's hometown of Blackpool, where Bernie performed as lead singer of The Nolans.

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