Every week, funeral notices and death announcements are made in both the Hertfordshire Mercury and on HertsLive.
The announcements help inform friends, acquaintances and current or former colleagues of the passing of local residents.
Here are the notices and full messages published this week.
Our thoughts are with their family and friends.
M.A. Cantab Well known Royston author and archaeologist. Sylvia died on 30th November 2021 aged 85 years. She was the much loved and cherished mum of Kevin, Ivor, Murray and Stacey and an adored nan and grandma. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. The funeral will take place on Wednesday 5th January 2022 in Therfield Chapel at 1.00pm to which all are welcome. Family flowers only by request. Donations if desired will be gratefully accepted in Sylvia’s memory for MAGPAS. These can be sent c/o Cecil Newling Funeral Directors Market Hill, Royston SG8 9JL.
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Doreen Elizabeth BROWN
Wife of the late Toney Brown. Sadly passed away after a long illness on 26th November 2021, aged 86 years. Much loved mum to Deborah, Ashley and Russell, grandma and auntie and good friend to many. She will be sadly missed by all. Funeral to be held at All Saints Church, Hertford at 2pm on Monday 20th December. Family flowers only. Donations to The Isabel Hospice, Hertford.
Joan Margaret CHALKLEY
Passed away aged 91 years on 19th November 2021. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral will be held at Harwood Park Crematorium on Friday 17th December 2021 at 11.45am. Family flowers only. Donations to Isabel Hospice via www.austins.co.uk 16 High Street Welwyn Herts. AL6 9EQ.
Tina Louise ELBERTS
It is with great sadness I announce that from 23rd November, my wife has been with the Angels. It has broken my heart. She will be sorely missed by me and all the family. Margaret, her mother, wishes her heart and soul to rest in peace. The funeral service will be held at Harwood Park Crematorium on Friday 7th January 2022 at 2.00pm. No black but please wear a touch of Blue in memory of Tina. Family flowers only. Donations in her memory for The Huntington’s Society may be sent direct to the charity. All enquiries to Austin’s. Tel: 01438 316623.
Joe Joseph Floyd, Bushey born and raised, died in Cromer, Norfolk, on Wednesday 1st December, at the age of 84. Requiescat in pace.
Ann Herron of Ware passed away peacefully in her sleep on the 23rd November 2021, aged 74 years. She was a warm, bright and loving person who was filled with kindness and laughter. She will be greatly missed by her daughter Paulette, Son-in-Law Paul and her three grandchildren who she adored. All enquiries to Austin’s of Ware. Tel: 01920 468551.
Shirley Norma PALMER
Passed away suddenly at Lister Hospital surrounded by her children and grandson on 11th November 2021. Much loved Mum, Nan, Great Nan, Sister, Aunt and Sister in law. The funeral service will be held at Harwood Park Crematorium on Friday 17th December 2021 at 2.00pm. Family flowers only. Donations to Shelter and Herts Sunflower may be sent direct to the charities. All enquiries to Austin’s Tel: 01438 316623.
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John LEWIS ‘LOU’
Passed away peacefully on 28th November 2021, aged 80 years. Much loved Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad. He will be deeply missed by all his family and friends. Funeral Service to be held at North Herts Memorial Park and Crematorium, Holwell on Monday 20th December at 11am. Family flowers only please. Donations to Feed Up Warm Up can be given via a collection on the day. All enquiries to Austin’s Funeral Service, Letchworth Tel : 01462 684292.
Diana Rosemary PRESLAND
Loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend, sadly passed away Monday 29th November 2021. Her darling Bill, took her hand and said her place in Heaven was ready. Together again, Diana will be always loved, deeply missed and never forgotten. Her cremation will be at 1pm, Monday 13th December 2021, at Woollensbrook, Hoddesdon. All who knew her will be warmly welcomed by the family.
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