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Monday 14th October 2019

Gogglebox's June Bernicoff thanks fans for tributes to husband Leon

They marked the first anniversary of his death

Beloved former Gogglebox star June Bernicoff has thanked fans for their tributes on the first anniversary of husband Leon’s death.

Her partner of more than six decades years passed away on December 23 last year at the age of 83.

June and Leon were adored on Gogglebox (Credit: Channel 4)

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"Thank you to all you lovely people who sent messages today, remembering Leon. It is so comforting to know how much he was loved. Thank you!" the 81-year-old wrote on Twitter after reading viewers’ kind comments.

June posted a second message after reading through more messages...

She wrote: "I’ve been reading more of your lovely Tweets! Thank you and Merry Christmas to you all and thank you so very much for your kindness!"

I know Leon will be with you in spirit, bless him.

Leon was a big character and adored star of Gogglebox, and if June was in any doubt how much he meant to fans, their words will have fixed that...

June decided she wouldn't return to Gogglebox after losing Leon; we miss them very much.

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