The following announcements were carried in the Watford Observer last week:

BEEDLE Michael Terence – Passed away peacefully at Watford General Hospital on Monday 19th April 2021, aged 80 years. Formerly of St Lawrence Close, Abbots Langley. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.

GIBSON Dale Alison – Passed away peacefully at the Lister Hospital on Friday 16th April 2021, aged 57 years. A much loved daughter of Julie and sister of Dean, she will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends.

HADDEN Sylvia May – Passed away peacefully on the 19th April 2021 aged 82 years. Now reunited with her late Husband Alex. A beloved Mum, Nan and Great Nan. Sylvia will be missed by all her family and friends.

HAINES Doreen – Sadly passed away with her family in Barton-on-Sea on 3rd April 2021, aged 85 years. Now reunited with Derrick her beloved Husband of 60 years. Doreen was a much loved Mother, Nan, Mother-in-Law and Great Nan, she will be very much missed.

KERTESZ Adelina Beatrice – Passed away on 18th March 2021 aged 81 years. She will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends.

BETTY LANE ‘MUM’ – Loved and remembered always. Forever in our hearts. We love you lots, always. Re-united with Dad and Gary. I’ll be seeing you. Love from Debs and Jeff; ‘Your Favourite Son-in-Law’ BETTY LANE – Born 10.11.1935 – Died 16.04.2021 – To my beautiful mum and my best friend. Gone but never forgotten. I love and miss you always. Form your proud daughter Debbie xxx “Night, night, God Bless”

LEONARD Patricia (Pat) – 28.5.37 – 18.4.21 – Passed away peacefully on 18th April at home with her family around her. A loving and devoted Wife, Mum and Nan and a kind and caring friend to many. She will always be missed. The family wish to sincerely thank GP Dr O’Mara for her constant care and the wonderful Peace Hospice nurses who supported us in caring for Pat at home.

STAFFORD Nee Pittuck Norma – Passed away suddenly on the 20th April 2021. Will be greatly missed by her loving Husband Peter and all her Children and Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren and all that knew her.

WHARTON Brian James – Passed away peacefully on Sunday 18th April 2021 aged 86 years. A much loved dad, grandad and brother. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.

Taj (Khadeeja) Begum – Passed away peacefully at Watford General on Saturday 24th April at the age of 70. She was adored by her family and will be deeply missed by her husband, children, grandchildren and her relatives and friends. Taj dedicated her life to caring for her husband, children and grandchildren. Everyone loved her for her beautiful smile which lit up the room and her kind nature always shone through. May our beautiful, honest, humble mother rest in eternal paradise.