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

BALDWIN Kath – Sadly passed away on 16th August 2023, aged 91. A much loved & cherished Wife to Roger, Mum, Grandmother & Great Grandmother, who will be greatly missed by all her family & many friends.

DOLAN Kathleen Doris – Sadly, passed away on Tuesday 22nd August 2023, aged 102. A much loved Mother to 8 Children, Grandmother to 23 Grandchildren and Great Grandmother to 30 Great Grandchildren. Kathleen will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.

HOPKINSON Joanna Elizabeth – Passed away on 18th August 2023, aged 64 years. She will be missed by her husband Geof and son Sam, all her family, friends and past pupils.

John Bass “The Hairdresser” – Beloved Dad, Grandad and Great Grandfather sadly died on Monday 21st August 2023, aged 90 years. Well known in Watford particularly for two salons at 4a then 52 Market Street, where he worked with his wife Mavis and a trusted team of his well-trained hairdressers. A gifted, creative, hard-working man, he was also a talented mentor and touched many people’s lives from 1965 – 2002. In 1988, he Mavis and Stevie moved to Berkshire to be near the burgeoning grandchildren family, but continued hairdressing, commuting to Watford 3 times a week, on a mobile basis, as he refused to let his clients down.

KEW Catherine Ann – Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 16th August aged 76 years. Reunited with her beloved Husband Barry. A loving Mum of David, Alan and Danielle, Nan and Sister, she will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

PHILPOT John Stanley – Sadly passed away on Wednesday 16th August 2023 aged 76 years. A much loved Husband, Brother and Friend who will be greatly missed.

QUIGLEY Joyce Theresa – Passed away on Friday 18th August aged 94 years. A much loved Mum, Nan, Great-Nan and Sister who will be missed greatly by all her family and friends.

RANKIN Andrew George – On the 21st of August 2023, in Northern General Hospital, Sheffield aged 79 years. The dearly loved Husband of Margaret of Thongsbridge, devoted Dad of Emma, Gregory, Robert and Patricia. Much loved Grandad of Clayton, Andrew, Ella, Benjamin, Nathan and Liam.

TUCKER Margaret Ann – Sadly passed away on Tuesday 8th August 2023, aged 80 years. A much loved Mum and Nan who will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.