One of Doncaster's oldest residents dies at 100

Jack Roberts has died at the age of 100.
Jack Roberts has died at the age of 100.

One of Doncaster's oldest residents has died at the age of 100.

John "Jack" Roberts of Scawsby, described as a "long-standing resident" of the suburb, died on August 10.

An obituary described him as the dearly loved husband of the late Blodwen and "much-loved" father of Dennis, Pauline, David and the late Violet.

He was also described as a father in law to Harry, Susan and the late Marie, a dear brother and uncle and a devoted grandfather, great grandfather and a friend to many.

The funeral service will take place on August 25 at Rose Hill Crematorium at 11.40am.