Soap Funerals: 10 Weepiest Farewells From 'EastEnders', 'Coronation Street' And 'Hollyoaks' History

Tissues at the ready!

A soap funeral is always a sad occasion, as viewers bid an emotional farewell to characters that have been regular fixtures in their living rooms for years.

It's not easy for producers and writers either, as they're tasked with giving some of the nation's much-loved characters the send-offs they deserve.

We're not afraid of admitting that, over the years, we've had to reach for the tissues during 'Coronation Street', 'EastEnders' and 'Hollyoaks' when saying goodbye has got a little too much to bear.

And it's fair to say that when reflecting on the many years of soaps we've already seen, it's often the sad, poignant moments which stand out the most.

With that in mind, here are 10 of the most memorable soap send-offs...

Deidre Barlow - 'Coronation Street'

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