Lauren, Bert and Patti Newton’s daughter, shares a sweet tribute to her father on his 83rd birthday

Lauren Newton shared a sweet tribute to her father Bert on Friday, on the occasion of his 83rd birthday.

The mum of six shared a photo of her family on Instagram and said she sent Bert ‘so much love’ as he recovers in hospital after recently having his leg amputated.

The image shows Bert radiantly surrounded by his loved ones.

Sweet: Bert and Patti Newton’s daughter Lauren shared a sweet tribute to her father on his 83rd birthday on Friday – as the TV icon recovers in hospital after his leg was amputated

“Congratulations on my beautiful father,” Lauren’s post began.

“It’s hard not being together today, but we are thinking of you and sending so much love.”

Her mother Patti, 76, also recently shared a tribute to Bert and Lauren defended her mother in her position.

“Congratulations on my beautiful father,” Lauren’s post began. “It’s hard not to be together today, but we are thinking of you and sending so much love”

“Ps to all the people who gave mum a hard time, all the photos are before the lockdown, no need to be outraged and write emails to the Prime Minister,” said Lauren, with her clan in Melbourne.

Bert is forced to celebrate his 83rd birthday without his family by his side as he is in the hospital.

Patti confirmed the news Thursday before releasing a cute family photo taken before Victoria’s extended lockdown.

Speaking: Her mum Patti, 76, also recently shared a tribute to Bert and Lauren defended her mum in her post, saying all the photos are before the Melbourne lockdown

Speaking: Her mum Patti, 76, also recently shared a tribute to Bert and Lauren defended her mum in her post, saying all the photos are before the Melbourne lockdown

“Bert is still in the hospital, it’s a very long, hard journey,” Patti . said The Herald Sun.

“Lots of ups and downs, but he has a great attitude and still smiles, we consider every day a plus.”

The photo Patti posted shows Bert and his wife surrounded by their grandchildren – daughter Lauren’s children Lola, nine, Monty, five, Perla, two, and Alby, 10 months.

Recovering: Bert has to celebrate his 83rd birthday without his family by his side as he is in hospital

Recovering: Bert has to celebrate his 83rd birthday without his family by his side as he is in hospital

“Happy birthday to my dear Alb,” Patti wrote in her birthday tribute to her husband

“Congratulations on my dear Alb,” Patti wrote.

And before anyone explodes in anger again, this photo was taken before the lockdown. I miss you and hope to see you soon xxx.’

The show business legend continues to recover after his leg was amputated in May due to an infection.

Patti’s sweet post comes just weeks after she notified fans of Bert’s condition in an Instagram post.

She shared a photo of Bert in bed enjoying dessert while chatting with his 47-year-old wife.

Fans Update: Patti's sweet post comes just weeks after she notified fans of Bert's condition in an Instagram post.  She shared a photo of Bert in bed enjoying dessert while talking to his wife of 47 years old

Fans Update: Patti’s sweet post comes just weeks after she notified fans of Bert’s condition in an Instagram post. She shared a photo of Bert in bed enjoying dessert while talking to his wife of 47 years old

On Monday she wrote: “After a few complications, Bert is doing well with a little rehabilitation and a lot of laughter and love.”

Patti didn’t elaborate on what those complications might have been.

The singer and actress closed the message with “Thank you to all the wonderful people who took care of him.”

Bert’s toe became infected before Christmas and he was in excruciating pain before doctors amputated his right leg just below the knee on Saturday, May 8, during life-saving surgery.

Life-saving surgery: Bert's toe became infected before Christmas and he was in excruciating pain before doctors amputated his right leg just below the knee on Saturday May 8 during a life-saving operation

Life-saving surgery: Bert’s toe became infected before Christmas and he was in excruciating pain before doctors amputated his right leg just below the knee on Saturday May 8 during a life-saving operation

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