Coronation Street star Jennie McAlpine has thanked people for their “kind words” following the death of her dad.
Tom McAlpine OBE, chair of Manchester-based mental health charity Moodswings, passed away last week.
Jennie, 33 – who plays Fiz Brown in the soap – posted a message on Twitter saying thank you and paying tribute to her dad.
Thank you x pic.twitter.com/7KTZFAkiC4— Jennie McAlpine (@jenniemcalpine) March 5, 2017
Moodswings posted a message on Facebook last week announcing the sad news.
It said: “We are sad to inform you that our beloved Chair Tom McAlpine OBE, passed away peacefully at home yesterday.
“It is a great shock and to all who knew him a great loss. Our thoughts are with his family at this time.”