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

BEVAN Donald – With great sadness we announce the loss of our beloved father, grandfather and great grandfather Donald Bevan on 19th October 2023. A life so beautifully lived deserves to be beautifully remembered. Martin, Julie, Mandy, Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

GAHAN Rosemary – Passed away on 10th October 2023. Lots of love from David, Daniel and Diane and grandchildren.

Reverend Paul Frederick Hill – Passed away suddenly while on holiday in France on 16th August 2023, aged 71 years.

JONES Michael Batham – In loving memory of Michael who passed away on 15th October at the age of 94. Devoted and loving husband of Audrey (who died in 2020) and beloved father of Caroline and Elizabeth. A Watford man for most of his life and a true gentleman to the end. He will be missed greatly by his family and friends. May he rest in peace.

MINTOFT Jennifer Lynda Joy – Passed away aged 71, on 5th October 2023. Much loved Sister-in-Law, Aunt and Cousin who will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.

MORRELL Paula – Passed away peacefully on 14th October 2023 aged 57 years. Much loved Daughter and Mum who will be sadly missed by all her Family and Friends. ‘LOVE YOU MUM’

PARLES (nee Morley) Pamela Christine – Pam suddenly passed away after a short illness, aged 75, at Watford General Hospital on 11th October 2023. She was born in Bridgend, in South Wales and moved to South Oxhey as a small child, spending the remainder of her life in the Watford area. Beloved Wife of Richard, Mum of David, Stuart & Paul, Nan of Sophie, Bradley & Megan, Great Nan of Millie, Freddie & Archie. A loving and caring woman who will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

SCOTT Joan Elizabeth – Sadly died on Thursday 19th October 2023 aged 78 years. A much-loved wife to John. Joan will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

THOMAS Sheila May – Died on 12th October 2023 aged 88. Beloved wife of Gerald, loving mother to Andrew, Paul and Ian. She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren, Alec, Ella, Amber and Rhiannon, her daughters-in-law Barbara and Eira and her nieces Elizabeth and Catherine.

TIPPER Walter James ‘Wally’ – Sadly passed away on Monday 9th October 2023 aged 92 years. Will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.