Kerry Pates passed away at home

Kerry with her brother Kieran

Kerry with her brother Kieran

First published in News

THE parents of a Colchester teenager who died suddenly have paid tribute to their “shy, caring and loving daughter”.

Kerry Pates, 19, died after suffering a seizure at her Cowdary Avenue home.

Her father Kevin said: “She was such a sweetheart. She was quite a shy girl. She just loved her life and didn’t want for anything.”

The former Gilberd School and St James Primary School pupil was studying at Colchester Institute and worked part time as a waitress at the Sun pub, in Feering.

Kerry was a huge fan of boyband One Direction and was due to go to see them in concert on Saturday.

Her brother Kieran and friend are now going in her place, and the pair are trying to get the band to do a shout out for Kerry.

She had already seen them twice, during their last tour and the X Factor tour.

Mrs Pates said: “She loved them. She was really looking forward to seeing them.

“Right from the beginning, when she saw then on X Factor, she was rooting for them.”

Kieran, along with a group of Kerry’s friends, have taken to social network to spread the work in a bid to get their plea noticed.

To join in, tweet using the hashtag #shoutoutforkerry.

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6:10pm Sat 7 Jun 14

CO6 resident says...

Very sad. I hope she trusted Jesus as Saviour
Very sad. I hope she trusted Jesus as Saviour CO6 resident
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9:41am Sun 8 Jun 14

The Six Million Dollar Man* says...

++R.I.P.++
++R.I.P.++ The Six Million Dollar Man*
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2:04pm Mon 9 Jun 14

Shaneblackdarkknight says...

CO6 resident wrote:
Very sad. I hope she trusted Jesus as Saviour
Oh dear ,, no time for bible bashers on such a sad situation .
[quote][p][bold]CO6 resident[/bold] wrote: Very sad. I hope she trusted Jesus as Saviour[/p][/quote]Oh dear ,, no time for bible bashers on such a sad situation . Shaneblackdarkknight
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2:12pm Tue 10 Jun 14

CO6 resident says...

Shaneblackdarkknight wrote:
CO6 resident wrote: Very sad. I hope she trusted Jesus as Saviour
Oh dear ,, no time for bible bashers on such a sad situation .
Your response is that of a fool.
[quote][p][bold]Shaneblackdarkknight[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]CO6 resident[/bold] wrote: Very sad. I hope she trusted Jesus as Saviour[/p][/quote]Oh dear ,, no time for bible bashers on such a sad situation .[/p][/quote]Your response is that of a fool. CO6 resident
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