Coronation Street’s Sinead Tinker turns to God to help her cope with terminal cancer diagnosis


SINEAD Tinker is going to turn to God in an effort to cope with her terminal cancer diagnosis in Coronation Street.

The knicker stitcher – who is played by actress Katie McGlynn in the ITV soap – will reach out to vicar Billy Mayhew for support after being told she has just weeks left to live.

Sinead struggles to cope with her death so turns to God

A source exclusively told The Sun Online: “Sinead has been really struggling since finding out she only has months to live.

“She’s going to turn to Vicar Billy for guidance as the end nears.”

The source added how Sinead will try to make her passing as easy as possible for her loved ones by planning her own funeral down to the fine details.

They added: “She’s going to plan her entire funeral in an effort to save Daniel and her family from the pain of it.

She wants to spare husband Daniel the pain of having to arrange her funeral
Vicar Billy will offer Sinead his support as she dies

“Corrie are really keen on exploring the spiritual side of death.

“They want to show how people can turn to religion to help them cope in a time of tragedy like this.

“She will be seen talking with Billy about life after death, whether there’s a heaven or hell and who might be waiting for her.

“It’s going to be heartbreaking to watch.”

It has previously been announced how Sinead will die later this year after her cervical cancer spread to her blood and organs.

Actress Katie will leave the soap alter this year and recently landed her first post Corrie role.

She will play Tinkerbell in panto in Nottingham this Christmas.

A Coronation Street spokeswoman declined to comment.

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