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Matriarch Vera Victoria Sweeting Rolle | Funeral Service

Funeral Service for Matriarch Vera Victoria Sweeting Rolle age 91 a resident of # 13 Winton Meadows and formerly of Wemyss Bight Eleuthera, who died at her residence Saturday February 22nd, will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday February 29th, 2020 at St. Anne’s Anglican Church Fox Hill. Rev. Hugh A. Bartlett assisted by Rev. Willish Johnson and Canon. S. Sebastian Campbell will officiate and interment will follow in St. Anne’s Church Cemetery Fox Hill.

Precious memories will linger in the hearts of :Her children: Mary Knowles, Annaleah (Leah) Clarke, Margaret(Betty) Johnson and Samuel Rolle.Three sons-in-law: Reginald Knowles, Dr. Charles Clarke and Larry Johnson. One daughter-in-law: Patrice Rolle. One adopted daughter: Dr. Cynthia Davis. Five grandchildren: Raquel Knowles, Sophia Rolle-Joseph, Alexander and Candace Clarke and Lareisha Johnson. One grandson-in-law: Francis Joseph. One great granddaughter: Samiyah Joseph. Three adopted grandchildren: Niosche Albury-Bourne, Pastor Tyrone Saunders(Katy), Tervours Saunders (Kim), Adopted Great Grandchildren: Khrishnoff, Khirishka, and Kharshsti Albury, Tyrone Jr., Princess, Kaitlyn and Tobias Saunders . Two sisters-in-law: Agnes and Sybil Sweeting. Numerous nieces and nephews including: George, Austin, Bishop Ernest, Nelson, David, Dennis and Charles Sweeting, Annalee Sweeting, Cynthia Smith, Sidney Sweeting, Olympia Pearce, Nurse Keva Armbrister and Chandler Sweeting, Ernest, George, Ricardo, Charles, Kendal and Kenneth Sweeting, Ellen and Rosanna Cash, Geraldine, Thelma and Mercilene Sweeting, Veronica Ferguson, Veldamae Brown, Delores Stubbs, Grace Rolle, Michelle Curry, Olivia Brown, Hazel Whyte, Kenneth, Anthony, Louise and Donna Sweeting, Alfred, Philip, Henry, Eleanor, Wilfred and Joseph Delancy.

 Godchildren: Sarah Ritchie, Monique McKenzie, Rosnell Bethel and Felix McKenzie.

Other relatives and friends including: Charles and Lorraine Clarke and family, Deidre and Gabrielle Clarke and family, Mrs. Gloria Johnson and family, Mr. Wenzel Weech and family, The Knowles family, Delonn Knowles, Seeta and Tatianna Roberts, Tamia Roberts (Toronto, Canada), Rosina Strachan (Eleuthera), Paulette Taylor (Exuma), Mary Burrows, Ebinique Munroe, Alisa Watson, Charles Colebrooke, Heather Bowles, Kedar Clarke, Wendy Knight, Andril Aranha, Lewaun Johnson, Davinia Cartwright, Pamela Moss, Deborah Cooper, Lester Fernander, Gloria Williams, Father James Moultrie, Lilian Gardiner, Joy Khan, Sonia and Elaine Thompson, Marge Ferguson, Michael Symonette, Ann Stubbs-Collie, Jenny and Janice Rolle, Leotha Davis, Kathleen McKenzie and family, Thelma Dill and family, Antoinette Sands and family, Debbie Brown and family, Michelle Miller and family, Richika and Torino Manson, Bernie Rolle, Barbara Rahming and family, Magnolia Rolle and family, Dr. Cecile Fray (New York), Louis Williams (Houston, Texas), Senator Honorable Fred Mitchell, The McKenzie, Moss, Pugh, Brown, Bullard, Davis, Mackey and Ferguson families, Father Hugh Bartlett Jr., Reverend Willish Johnson, Albert Rolle and the Saint Anne’s Prayer Fellowship and the entire Saint Anne’s Church, Cannon Sebastian Campbell and Saint Gregory’s Church, The Brethren of Lodge Saint Anne’s 1751 sc, Retirees of Bahamas Electricity Corporation and Bahamas Power and Light, Sybil Strachan Primary School, C.R Walker Senior High School, Bahamas Union of Teachers, Princess Margaret Hospital Food and Nutrition, The National Insurance Board, The entire Wemyss Bight, Deep Creek and Fox Hill communities.

Descendants of the late: Esther Daxon, Kenneth Sweeting, John Sweeting, Charlotte Young, Mary Moultrie, Louise Symonette, Florrie Tanner Symonette, Winifred Miller, Harold Thompson, Harry McKinney, James Thompson, Eva Adderley, Harold Gibson, Ilean McKinney, Josiah Sweeting.

Special thanks to her physicians: Dr. Carla Bethel, Dr. Timio, Dr. Charles Eugene Gray, Dr. Vernard McPhee, Dr. D. Bain-Rolle and the staff of the Accident and Emergency Department of Princess Margaret Hospital.

May She Rest In Peace and Rise In Glory.

The family sincerely apologizes to anyone whose name may have been inadvertently omitted.

Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at THE CHAPEL OF MEMORIES THE NEW COMMONWEALTH FUNERAL HOME INDEPENDENCE DRIVE Friday from 11;00 a.m..-6:00 p.m.. and at the church Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to service time.

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