Funeral date announced for ‘Mr Farsley Celtic’ John Palmer

Tributes: John Palmer and his wife Margaret. Photo: Farsley Celtic FC.

By Thomas Ritchie

Farsley Celtic has confirmed that the funeral of former chairman John Palmer will take place on Wednesday, 11 January 2023.

The funeral service will take place at St John’s Church, Farsley, at 12.30pm.

That will be followed by a private service at the crematorium.

Following the funeral, attendees are warmly invited to Farsley Celtic for refreshments, and the opportunity to share memories of John.

John’s family have requested that donations in memory of John may be made to Martin House Children’s Hospice and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. A collection box will be available at the church for this purpose.

Mr Palmer also co-founded Farsley’s popular Palmer Plants business with his wife, Margaret.


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