Former Doncaster councillor dies

A former Doncaster councillor has died.

Friday, 1st December 2017, 10:33 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 8:46 am
Former Doncaster councillor John Wain.

John Wain, who represented the Intake ward during the late 90s and early 2000s, died on November 10.

Mr Wain stood against Martin Winter in a bid to become leader of Doncaster Council in 2000.

A retired lecturer, Mr Wain of Armthorpe, died unexpectedly in his sleep.

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An obituary described him as the "dearly loved husband of Denise, father of Rachel and Jonathan and father in law of of Simon and Clare."

He was also a grandad to Joshua, Daniel, Sophie and Charlotte.

The funeral service will take place at 1pm on December 8 at Hatfield Woodhouse Chapel followed by burial in Hatfield Cemetery.