Obituaries

Mother Lean Poitier

Funeral service for Mother Lean Poitier, 100 yrs., a resident of Lewis Street & formerly of Bennett’s Harbour, Cat Island, will be held at St. John’s Native Baptist Cathedral, Meeting Street, on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.  Officiating will be Bishop Carrington S. Pinder, assisted by other Ministers of the Gospel. Interment follows in St. John’s Native Baptist Cathedral Cemetery, Meeting Street.

Left to mourn her passing are:

Brother: Ellsworth Poitier

Sister: Marinette Poitier Bethel

Adopted Daughters: Leslie Taylor, Valderine Mills

Adopted Grand Children: Ashley & Latasha Taylor, Tneil & Emma Williams

Sister-in-Law: Fanny Poitier, Euneda Poitier

Nieces: Francina Sands (Archie), Debra McCoy (Preston Sr), Elaine Poitier, Carla Poitier, Antoinette Poitier

Nephews:  Kenyon (Ancient Man) McDonald, Kerry Poitier, Brando Poitier, Rico Austin, Mark Poitier, Dada Poitier, Alfredo Poitier

Grand Nephews: Michael McCoy (Alvern), Henry McCoy (Johnette), Antorn McCoy, Brando Poitier Jr., Inspector Preston McCoy Jr. (RBPF)

Grand Nieces: Shelby Sands, Sonia Sands, Jasmine Poitier Jones, Patricia, Recole, Dorinda & Regina McCoy, Shawron McDonald, Kensha McDonald, Tunsil

Great Grand Nieces & Nephews: Ashvaughn Bethel, Amal, Mikali, Zavion, Asher, Johnae, Jamari & Kirah McCoy, Kavanti, Trevina, Alex, Cameron, Adrian, and Andrae Sands

Godson: Reo Cooper

Caregivers: Sirlyndria Rolle, Patricia Thomas& Ashley

Cousins: Sir Sidney Poitier (Los Angeles), Pamela Poitier, Meryl Evans, Yvette Evans, Kingsley Poitier, Stephanie Poitier, Patrick Poitier, Vanesta Poitier, Bruno Poitier, Cynthia Hanna, Drucilla Munnings, Stan Burnside, Rev T. G. Morrison, Dr. Herbert Olander,

Close Friends of many decades: Gladys Lightbourne, Deacon Elsaida Porter, Sheila Seymour, Deacon Florinda Williams, Mrs. Marie Hanna, Nelson Culmer, Manita & Neville Wisdom, Mervyn Pinder & family, Nurse Beverley Laroda (retired), Lulamae Smith, Rev. Robert Colebrooke

Other Loving Relatives and Friends: Hilbert Richards, Huel Richards, David Williams & family (Miami, FL), Vera Chase & family, Dr. Evelyna Bestman, Bishop Leon Wallace, Allan Butler, Big Mike Stuart, Rev Reginald Ferguson & family, Rev Dr. Carrington Pinder & Family, Father Ranfurly Brown, Dr. Ruby Ann Cooper Darling, Sylvia Sealy, Bishop Gloria Redd, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Kelly Hamilton, Hon Philip B. Davis, Rt. Honourable Perry G. Christie, Irrinton ‘Minky’ Isaacs, Pastor Cyril Sands, Melanie Griffin & family, Elaine Johnson, Ann Taylor, Trevor Whylly, Valarie Percentie, Sandra Walkes, Gweneth Colebrooke, Albert Collins & family, Eurylane McKenzie, Ann Woodside & family, Mr. Livingstone Cooper, Judy Bosico, Rev. Edmond Dorsett, Mrs. Marinette Hanna& family, Hanna family, the Seymours, St, John’s Native Baptist Church family, The Bahamas Mother’s Club and the Progressive Liberal Party. The Hospital lane, Scott Street and Lewis Street families, and many other friends and relatives too numerous to mention

(The family humbly apologizes if any names were not mentioned).

Friends may pay their last respects at Demeritte’s Funeral Home, Market Street, from 12-6:00 p.m. on Friday & on Saturday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until service time.

 

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