Coronation Street characters Maria Gary and Rick
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Coronation Street spoilers: Gary in violent fight at Rick’s funeral

His temper flares once again

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Gary Windass in Coronation Street will see his anger get the better of him next week when he lashes out at Rick‘s funeral.

New spoilers reveal Gary gets into a violent altercation with a man over Rick’s coffin.

But could it cost Maria her career?

Gary brings some of Rick's things to emotional Kelly in Corrie
Gary is desperate to help Kelly who is at rock bottom (Credit: ITV)

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Coronation Street: Gary tries to help Kelly

Kelly is struggling to come to terms with the death of both of her parents. She gets a shock when she finds out she stands to inherit everything from Rick.

She asks Gary to go and check on the family home for her, and he’s faced with a photo of a smiling Rick, which chills him to the bone.

Gary packs some things up and takes them to Kelly. However, the memories become too much and she runs away.

Alone in Victoria Garden, Kelly takes out her mum’s bottle of morphine. Just as she unscrews the cap, Abi walks by and stops her.

Coronation Street: Maria and Gary at Rick's funeral
Maria decides to attend the funeral after a talking to from Gary (Credit: ITV)

Maria considers her future

Meanwhile, with Rick’s funeral looming, Maria decides she probably shouldn’t attend. She doesn’t believe it’s good for her image on the council to go to the funeral of a known criminal.

Gary is furious that she would put her reputation over helping Kelly and tells Maria she needs to put their ward first.

Maria changes her mind, but she could live to regret it…

At the funeral, Maria, Gary and Kelly try to put the sins of the past behind them.

Gary lashes out at Rick's funeral in Coronation Street
Violence is never the answer, Gary! (Credit: ITV)

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Gary lashes out in Coronation Street

Gary is nervous, hoping none of Rick’s old associates are going to turn up.

As they gather at the graveside, a man arrives and spits on the coffin. He tells Kelly he hopes Rick rots in hell.

Gary snaps and lashes out. Maria tries to hold him back, but Gary punches the man and sends him packing.

No one notices a photographer is lurking in the bushes.

Has Gary’s violent act just ended Maria’s council career?

Or could the photographer have another motive?

Coronation Street usually airs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8pm on ITV.

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