Mourners walk through Kettering for Corby Traveller's final journey

They've gathered in Kettering today

Monday, 9th November 2020, 1:16 pm
The funeral today.

More than 150 Travellers gathered in Kettering today (Monday) for the funeral of Joe Rooney.

The 47-year-old, known across Corby as 'Gypsy Joe', died in a crash between Stanion and Geddington last month.

Today mourners gathered outside Kettering's St Edward's Roman Catholic Church for his funeral, with heavy traffic in the London Road area.

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The funeral today.

Horses and carriages with Irish flags led mourners along Bowling Green Road and down Northampton Road on their journey to the crematorium, followed by a cortege of seven Rolls Royces.

Police were at the scene to manage traffic.

The funeral today.
The funeral today.
The funeral today.
The funeral today.
The funeral today.