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Mrs. Bessic Demeritte | Funeral Service

Funeral service for Mrs. Bessic Demeritte, 93 yrs., a resident of Evans Street, will be held at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, West Street North, on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.  Officiating will be Father Glen C. Nixon. Interment follows in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.

Left to cherish her precious memories are: One son: Paul Demeritte.  Two daughters: Val Cooper and Mochrie Dames.  One daughter-in-law: Janet Demeritte. Granddaughters: Monique Collie, Michelle Cooper. Denise Louis (Darcy) Deidre Cooper, Rissie Demeritte and Giovanni Drummond. Step-grand daughters: Marsha Forbes, Natasha Stuart, Letitia Brown, Shade and Indira Munroe.  Great grand children: Errol, Eamon and Erin Collie, Niah-Mandi and Noah-Mandel Louis and Amari Drummond. Sister-in-Law: Mary Sweetnum. Adopted grandchildren: Cynthia Cooper, Wanda Farquharson, Karen Johnson-Cooper Nickita Edwards, Andrea Joseph, Jermaine Sands. Step Great Grand Children: James Farrington Jr. and Skyler Johnson. Nephews: Luther McDonald, Stanley (Jr.) Bethel, Preston Albury, Alphonso (Chicken) Albury. Morris Demeritte. Nieces: Donna Smith, Winifred Russell, Eleanor Thompson, Valerie Seymour, Angela Russell, Melvina Albury, Desiree Clarke, Judith Albury, Annalee and Therese Demeritte, Patrice Bethel. Cousins: Manfred Strachan, Arthur Bunch, Ruth Sumner, June Pinder, Rose Bethel, Elise Scavella, Peter Strachan. A host of other relatives and friends including: Father David Cooper, Father Kendrick Forbes, Sister Marva Coakley O.S.B., Sister Annie Thompson O.S.B., Ruth Nottage, Enola Morris, Patricia Thompson, Kathy Russell, Robert Elliott and family, Rick Thompson, Lawrence ( Buddy) Smith, Wilfred Sands, Andy and Paul Major, Keith DeCosta, Dawn and Sandra Knowles, Mark and Steven Knowles, Peter Turnquest, Kelsie Clarke, Donna Morrison, Dorothy Johnson, Gaynell Bullard, Sybil Butler, Blanche Moss, Meta Bethell, Una Elliott, Yvonne Maura and family, Janet Bunch and family, Ruth Darbouze and family, Sarah Collie and family, Elziona (Sue) Humes and family, Heather Iphill and family, Kimbalee Scott and family, Yvette White and family, Heidi Rigby and family, Nanette Adderley and family, Natasha Clarke and family, Lesley Pinder and family, Merrilen Hepburn and family, Makeba Bain and family, Stacey Heitleband and Family, Joanne Hamilton and family, Jessica Cartwright and family, Elizabeth Hawkins, Nelson Joseph, Maxine McCartney, Andrew and Cleary Cooper, Donald and Cora Cooper, Michelle and Ian Tynes, Bradley and Ophelia Cooper, Cynthia and Charles Johnson, Fred and Jackie Cooper, Reagan and Jasmine Williams, Michael Colby, Johnny Eneas, John Burrows, Evelyn Pratt (Effie) and family, Gwyneth Colebrook, Lee Hanson, Mark Bennett and family, Jaqueline Clarke, Winston (Churchill) Rolle, Kizzy Smith, Jeffery Henfield, Gertrude O’Brien, Samantha Saunders, Colin Bowe and family, , Heather Iphill and family, Kimbalee Scott and family, Yvette White and family, Heidi Rigby and family, Nanette Adderley and family, Natasha Clarke and family, Merrilen Hepburn and family,  SGR family, the staff of St. Cecilia’s School and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

Special thanks to the staff and doctors of The Princess Margaret Hospital, especially Dr. Kerr, Dr. Serville and Sister Romer.

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 1:00 p.m. until service time.

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