Mourners gather outside Enzo's to pay respects to Burnley 'pizza legend'

Customers of all ages turned out to pay their final respects to Burnley 'pizza legend' Enzo Manta.
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Bright sunshine shone down on the funeral cortege of the co-founder of the legendary Enzo Pizzas takeaway on Colne Road.

And in a fitting and moving gesture, the procession paused outside the first Italian-owned takeaway in the town to allow those gathered to say their goodbyes, before a funeral service in Fence.

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Such was the popularity of the genial family man, thousands of tributes have been paid online with words of condolence being posted from around the world.

Enzo Manta died in Royal Blackburn Hospital two weeks agoEnzo Manta died in Royal Blackburn Hospital two weeks ago
Enzo Manta died in Royal Blackburn Hospital two weeks ago

Flowers in Italian colours adorned the hearse.

Enzo Manta passed away in Blackburn Hospital two weeks ago, but his memory will live on for many years to come.

He leaves, his beautiful wife Maria, his son Nicolò and daughter Carmela, as well as his granddaughter Sofia Maria and his newborn grandson Vincenzo Matteo.

He also leaves brothers Lillo and Giuseppe, sister Maria, mum Carmela Schillaci, sisters-in law Domenica and Maria and his nephews and nieces.

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