Popular former Doncaster school teacher dies

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A retired Doncaster primary school teacher has died at the age of 77.

Margaret Griffiths, who is understood to have spent her career teaching in Doncaster, died in hospital on April 12.

Mrs Griffiths, nee Skinner, lived in Cusworth and was formerly based in Bentley.

An obituary for Mrs Griffiths read: “Very dear mam of Catherine, Diane and Julie, loving sister of John and Christine and a special grandma to Sam, Lukas,Katie, Timothy, Joel and Joseph.”

Her funeral service will take place at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, St Augustine’s Road, Bessacarr on April 29 at 2.45pm followed by commital at Rose Hill Crematorium at 4.20pm.