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Fundraising web page set as much as pay for funeral of tragic Wishaw dad – NewsEverything Scotland

Tributes have been paid to a Wishaw dad-of-two who handed away unexpectedly at his residence.

The household of Paddy Slaven have described the 56-year-old as having “a coronary heart of gold”.

Standard Paddy died unexpectedly at his residence of cardiac failure leaving the household, together with kids John and Kelly, heartbroken.


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His sister Catherine instructed Lanarkshire Dwell: “He was in poor health for a wee whereas, however we didn’t realise simply how severe his situation was and I don’t suppose he did both.

“He was one in every of six children together with myself. Now we have at all times been shut.

“Paddy was simply an all spherical good man, he had a coronary heart of gold and would do something for anybody.

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Paddy Slaven died on the age of simply 56

“He labored for a few years on the Hole depot in Bellshill the place they provide uPVC home windows. He beloved his work and solely gave it up when his well being acquired an excessive amount of for him.

“Paddy was well-known in Wishaw and we simply need him to be remembered as somebody who at all times had a smile on his face. He was very happy-go-lucky.”

Sadly Paddy didn’t have any funeral plans in place with household and pals coming collectively to assist in giving him a correct send-off.

A GoFundMe web page has been arrange in Paddy’s honour asking for donations to assist cowl the price of his funeral.

Catherine added: “Now we have raised £1300 via numerous various things and now we have utilized for a grant from the Scottish Authorities in addition to the GoFundMe web page.

“Various our pals in Tinto Crescent in Wishaw raised £250 for us which we thank them for.

“Paddy didn’t depart something in place as a result of he thought he had extra time.

“I’m completely amazed by the generosity of individuals and as a household we couldn’t be extra grateful. It’s an unimaginable help for all of us.”

If you need to make a donation to the fund, you are able to do so right here.

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