A host of South Yorkshire names we said farewell to
Here are just some of the familiar names we've lost in the last 12 months.
Former Barnsley FC owner Patrick Cryne died after a cancer battle on January 22 at the age of 66.
Doncaster-born actress Emma Chambers, best known for her role as Alice Tinker in BBC sitcom The Vicar of Dibley died on February 21, aged 53.
Supermarket Sweep host Dale Winton, who died on April 18 at the age of 62, had many family connections with Sheffield and spent many years living and visiting relatives in the city.
Doncaster charity pioneer Jeannette Fish raised a staggering 10 million for cancer treatment in the town during her lifetime before her death on May 2.
Dublin born boxing trainer Brendan Ingle made Sheffield his home and trained a string of world champions from his gym at Wincobank. He died on May 25, aged 77.
Peter Stringfellow, the flamboyant Sheffield-born 'King of Clubs' claimed to have slept with thousands of women in his lifetime. He died from cancer on June 7 at the age of 77.
Former Doncaster Rovers manager Stan Anderson, who was in charge at the club in the late 70s, died on June 10, aged 85.
Veteran entertainer Barry Chuckle (left) who enjoyed success with his brother Paul as the Chuckle Brothers died on August 5, aged 71, with the Rotherham born star's funeral held at his beloved Rotherham United.
Sheffield-born journalist John Wilcock was a pioneer of counter culture in the US in the 60s and 70s and worked alongside the likes of Andy Warhol. He died on September 13, aged 91.
Sheffield-born actor Peter Armitage played Coronation Street's Bill Webster during several spells as well as starring in a memorable Yellow Pages advert in the 1980s. He died on November 30, aged 79.