One of Doncaster's oldest residents dies at 101

Joyce Thorpe on her 100th birthday.
Joyce Thorpe on her 100th birthday.
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One of Doncaster's oldest residents has died at the age of 101

Joyce Thorpe, who lived at The Laurels in Armthorpe, died on November 23 after a short illness.

Mrs Thorpe was the beloved wife of the late Ken and a mum to Wendy and Elaine and mother in law of Mick and Mike.

She was also a "devoted nanna, great grandma and great great grandma and a good friend to many."

An obituary said: "She will be sadly missed by all who knew her."

The funeral service will take place at St Aidan's Church, Wheatley Hills on December 7 at 1.45pm followed by committal at Rose Hill Crematorium at 2.40pm.