Well-known Doncaster butcher dies at 94

A well-known and popular former Doncaster butcher has died at the age of 94.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 7th July 2017, 10:34 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:34 am
Former butcher John Glasbey.
Former butcher John Glasbey.

John Glasbey, of Glasbey's Butchers, died earlier this month after a lengthy illness.

Mr Glasbey, who was known as JJ and of Bessacarr, ran a shop in Everingham Road, Cantley for many years and was one of Doncaster's best known butchers before his retirement.

An obituary described him as "a well known butcher and business man and a good friend to many. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him."

The Glasbey shop in Cantley.

Mr Glasbey, husband of the late Maureen, leaves two sons, Anthony and Douglas and was a father in law to Evangelina and Marie and also a devoted grandad and great grandad.

The funeral service will take place at St Paul's R.C. Church, Cantley on July 11 at 11am followed by committal at Rose Hill Crematorium.

The Glasbey shop in Cantley.