GLADSTON SPENCER BRISSETT, 88
affectionately called “Papa”
A resident of No. 158 Bamboo Blvd., South Beach and formerly of Westmoreland, Jamaica
Former Executive Chef on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines & Norwegian Caribbean Lines
Will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 11:00 am at Transfiguration Baptist Church, Market & Vesey Streets. Officiating will be Rev. Dr. Stephen E. Thompson, assisted by Rev. Terrance Morrison, Rev. Brazil McDonald, Rev. Sherma Bowe and other Ministers of Religion. Interment will follow in Lakeview Cemetery.
Left to celebrate the legacy of a life dedicated to service and commitment to God and mankind are:
Children & Spouses:
Karen (Frank) Smith; Carol Roberts; Carol Pauline Reid (Jamaica); Faye Delancey; Sally Thompson; Grace McIntosh; Rosemarie (Charles) Gaitor; Gaylene (Mark) Pinder; Marlene (Anthony) Hall and Jaun (Christian) Carroll (Atlanta).
Brother & Sister In law: Samuel & Hester Brennen
Franklyn (Elena) Smith, Kayshonta & Sara Smith; Barry (Shonda) Stuart; Lynette Roberts; Dr. Kaleatha Roberts, Shandel Munroe, Olivia (Alex) Brown, Mark Munroe, Daphne Munroe-McMinns; Safyie “Veneice”, Lorraine, Christopher, Lovardo, Mark & Richard Reid; .Kori (Laura) St. Cyr, Kordero & Kyle St. Cyr; Ciara, Reynard (Christin) & Rasean McIntosh; Frederica, Gerard & Germaal Gervais; Terrenique, Gernell Paul, Onike &Gervonte Gervais; Donavan Mingo, Charles Jr., Charlise & Charnae Gaitor; Mark & Tamara Pinder; Anthony Jr. & Antonique Hall and Cohen Carroll.
Great & Great-great Grandchildren:
Tonesha (Andrew), and Andrew Jr.; Sole, Matteo and Luna Smith; Tavaris, Tavaris Jr., N’Shae, Avona & Vernon ‘V.J.’ Stuart; Brynette & Brandon Conliffe; Gaelle Jean-Pierre, & Jahlayah and Jayon Allen; Alyssa Rahming; Tamico Lafleur; Savannah, Dwayne & Devon Charles & Blessings Brown; Aliyah, Phylicia, Shaniah & Marcus Munroe; Bryan, Nathaniel, Dawniqua, Dawnisha, Don Jr.; Jayden & Khloe St. Cyr; Kalijah, Khalil, Kamari, Koen, Kai, Trinity, Nacharii, Kally Rae, Synia & Charli McIntosh; Cosintino & Pachino Gervais; Ashante Munroe & Germaal Gervais Jr.
Daughter in law: Valderine Gervais
Nieces & Nephews: Lorna McKenzie; Sam & Claudette Bailey, Presley & Mary Bailey, Michael Bailey; Elvis Bailey and Shawn Allen
Caretaker: Petronah ‘Trona’ Dawkins
Sophia Lou Hepburn; Silbert Evans; Moses Deveaux and the grandchildren of the Late Louise Hepburn; the children of the late Francis Farrington; Mavis Douglas and the children of the late Maizer Kemp; the children of the late Doreatha Seymour; Mabel Newton, Retired Nurse Linda Outten and the children of the late Irene Woods; Almeda Brooks, Theresa Corrine Taylor, Nicola Curtis and the family of the late Petrus Hepburn; Brenda Jones, Adrianna McDonald, Setella Kelly and the family of the late Louise Jones; the children of the late Muriel Mackey; Prince Hepburn & family; Dudley McKenzie & family; Erma Moncur and family; The children of the late Genese & Magdaleine Rolle, The children of the late Albertha Smith; Erma Smith & family, the children of the late Geneva Thurston & Elizabeth Bastian; Deidrie Francis & family; other descendants of the late Zephaniah & Sofia Hepburn of the Cove, Cat Island; The children of the late Albertha Brennen-McMinns; and the children of Samuel & Hester Brennen.
Other Relatives & Friends:
Members of The Bailey & Brissett families of Jamaica; Brian Conliffe & family, Andrenique Brown & family; Manley and Margaret Wilson & family, the children of the late Carolyn Smith; Arleen & Locksley Brown and the children of the late Amos and Ethlyn Gaitor; Cheryl & Kermit Campbell; Deacon Anthony & Gladys Hall & family, Paulette Bowe, Pauline Davis & The Thompson family; Donna Carroll Henfield & family; Maurice & Antoinette Williams & family; Peggy Bethel & The Rolle family; James & Martha Rolle & family; Rosemary Moss; John & Cory Rossiter & family (Ottawa, Canada); Supt. Fred Sands; Dianne Miller; Janet Thompson; Jackie Rolle; Valdrie McClain; Dalacia & Vioris “Queenie” Wright (Cayman Islands); Janet Rolle; Waysha McKinney; Kelsey Roxberry; Karen Russell; Dorothy St. Claud; Krystal Knight & family; Tamara Moncur Collie; Carla & Kevin Gilbert; Ian Curry, Gerrard Pellitier, Danilo Medina; Nurse Judith Walters; Deborah Johnson & family, Judith Smith & Family, Lowell and Iesha Sweeting, Nathan and Shequetta Higgins, and Enrique and Natasha Pyfrom & family.
Neighbours: Mr. Hubert Rolle & family; Marvin & Karen Archer & family; Esther Neeley & family; the children of the late Evangelist Christiana Ashe, Fritz Roy & Gloria Antoine & family; Pauline & Charles Williams & family.
Friends: Alvin & Daphne Burrell & family, Members of the Straw Vendors Community; Principal Arthellia Isaacs & staff of the Jordan Prince Williams Baptist School; Bahamas Customs Department; Anudda Production family; Margo Moree & the staff of ICCI; Shanette & Bradley Cunningham and friends of CIBC First Caribbean Bank; friends from Atlanta, Georgia; Ministry of Foreign Affairs; The Rolling Hills family, friends from the Cayman Islands & Dr. Agretta Eneas-Carey and staff.
Many friends from the Religious Community including Rev. Terrance Morrison, Rev. Anthony Sampson, Rev. Ulric Smith, The Marriage & Family Life Ministry & the Members of Zion Baptist Church; Rev. Torrance Bobb & Members of the First Assembly of God (Grand Cayman); and the Bahamas Baptist Association Choir.
Rev. Dr. Stephen & Lydia Thompson; Evang. Leathica King; Rev. Brazil & Christina McDonald; Rev. Basil Johnson and family; Rev. Sherma Bowe; Rev. Alphonso & Dec. Patricia Newry; Rev. Colyn Thompson; Dec. Peter & Robyn Young; Dec. Sandra Gibson; Dec. Anishka Hart; Lillymae Johnson and children; Ethlyn Pratt; Leotha Clyde, Zenarie Johnson & Alberta Demeritte and family; Annabelle Gibson, Theresa Mortimer & The Sands family; Arementha Winters & family;, Bro. Richard & Deaconess Antoinette Sands; Julia & Julian Storr; Samantha Stuart, Margaret Middleton-Rolle, Donna Higgs, Nellie Walkes, Robert & Delores Farrington, Bro. Larry Stubbs (choir director); Phillip & Christine Taylor; Frances Carroll; Beulah Johnson & family; Members of Transfiguration including the Sanctuary Choir; Prayer Band; Missionary Circle; Women’s Auxiliary; Usher Board; Sunday School; Women’s & Girls Council; Bro. Keith Rolle & The Men’s Fellowship and other relatives and friends.