Veteran entertainer Joe Longthorne dies in his Blackpool home

Veteran entertainer Joe Longthor

Veteran entertainer Joe Longthorne dies in his Blackpool home

Veteran entertainer Joe Longthorne dies in husband's arms in his Blackpool home aged 64 after cancer battle

  • Singer and impressionist Joe Longthorne has died aged 64
  • He died in the arms of his husband of 21 years, the family said in a statement
  • 'Our deepest sympathies and condolences go out to Jamie and all the family at this sad time,' the statement reads

Singer and impressionist Joe Longthorne has died aged 64 after a battle with cancer, his family have confirmed. 

Longthorne died peacefully in his sleep, in the arms of his husband and surrounded by loved ones, his family said in a statement. 

'It is with the deepest sadness that we have to announce that the nation's beloved entertainer Joe Longthorne MBE passed away peacefully in the early hours of today at his cherished home in Blackpool,' they said. 

'Joe died in his bedroom, laying in the arms of his devoted husband of 21 years Jamie, with his rosary beads clutched tight to his chest.' 

'He leaves behind sister Ann and brother John. Our deepest sympathies and condolences go out to Jamie and all the family at this sad time.'

Singer and impressionist Joe Longthorne has died aged 64 after a battle with cancer, his family have confirmed

Singer and impressionist Joe Longthorne has died aged 64 after a battle with cancer, his family have confirmed

 

 

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