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

Andrews Peter Calder – Died peacefully at home on 18th January aged 98. Formerly of Northwood and Watford, now in Mere, Wiltshire. Ex-Second World War Merchant Navy Seaman. Beloved husband of Wendy, beloved father of Patrick, Sarah and James, devoted grandfather to Charlotte, Scott, Zak, Rory, Ryan, Kurt, Sam and Zoe, and Great Grandfather to Harper. He will be dearly missed.

BERWICK Graham – Passed away peacefully at his Watford home on 29th December 2023.

BLACKWOOD Dorothy Margaret – Passed away on Monday 15th January 2024 aged 78 years.

CUMMINS Kevin William ‘Kev’ – Sadly passed away on Monday 8th January 2024, aged 64 years. A much loved Son of Rose, Sister to Fiona, Uncle of George and Kathryn and Brother-in-law of Chris. Kev will be sadly missed by all his family and friends, but will be forever in our hearts and prayers.

GILSON Sandra Ann – Sadly passed away on Wednesday 3rd January 2024 aged 68 years. A much loved Wife to Chris, Mum to John and David and Nan to Will, Katie, Jake, Max and Rhys. Sandra will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.

Announcing the very sad passing of Susan Ann O’Neill – of Buttermere Place, Linden Lea, Watford (originally from Long Elms, Abbots Langley) on 1st January 2024. A caring and generous much loved sister and friend. Members of the Family, this includes all Nieces, Nephews (their children), Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins here in the U.K. and internationally are devastated by this news, but also her very good friends (many whom she has known for decades). Indeed, anyone who’s life she has touched. It’s testament to Susie that so many people have been affected so deeply by her demise. It’s a cliché, but the world would really be a poorer and less fun place without her. She is survived by Sister Valerie, and her Brothers Michael and Robert.

SLEETH Elsie Muriel – Peacefully died at home on Wednesday 10th January 2024, aged 100 years. A Much loved Mum, Nan, and Great Nan who will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Now reunited with Sidney (Mick).

WARD Nora Anne Marie – Sadly passed away 9th January 2024, aged 70 years. A beloved Mum, Daughter and Sister. Nora will be missed by all her family and friends.