Leonard Gibson, aged 78, of Oughtibridge, was the first person in Sheffield to die from coronavirus in March. His daughters (pictured L-R: Lisa and Michelle), urged people in the city to take the deadly virus seriously while his niece, Theresa Eyers, described him as a ‘true gentleman’.

‘We will remember them’ – The names and faces of eight of Sheffield’s coronavirus victims

100,000 people have died in the UK since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, including more than 1,000 from Sheffield.

Wednesday, 27th January 2021, 1:30 pm
Updated Friday, 29th January 2021, 9:53 am

Here are the names and faces of just eight of those from the city who have lost their lives to Covid-19.

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