OBITUARIES P - T (448)

Age 93, of No. 7 York Terrace, Pinelands, St. Michae - retired Well-Digger of the National Housing Corporation and Fish Vendor.

Son of the late Delcina Payne and Benjamin Best.

Husband of Elise“Velna” Payne.

Father of Judith of the U.S.A., Chetwyn and Ashley Payne.

Grandfather of Jasari and Javori Payne of the U.S.A Sarah and Karen Richards and Tramaine Wallace of Canada, Gailann Selman and many others.

Great-Grandfather of many.

Stepfather of Jacqueline Parris of the U.S.A., Rosie and David Selman, Coreen Selman-Harte and Malcolm Selman of Japan.

Brother of Clifford and Doreen Payne.

Uncle of Suezette Payne of Trinidad and Tobago, Edward, Mark, Zeta, Arthur, Annette Elaine Prescod and many others.

Great-Uncle of many.

Relative of the Best, Payne, Prescod and Selman families.

Friend of Renell Cave, Yvette Smith and Lynette Murrell.

The funeral of Hugh Andrew Payne leaves Tudor’s Funeral Home, The Ivy, St. Michael on Friday, February 22nd, 2019 at 12:15 p.m. for The Church of the Nazarene, Collymore Rock, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 1:30 p.m. for the Service. The cortege will then proceed to Christ Church Parish Church Cemetery for the Interment.

Flowers may be sent to Tudor’s Funeral Home no later than 12:00 noon on Friday.

The body will repose for viewing in the Chapel of Tudor’s Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, 21st February.

Condolences to the family may be posted online at www.tudorsfuneralhome.com.

Age 71, of Six Men’s, St Peter and formerly of St Lucia.

Adoptive-Mother of Melinda Hamilton.

Sister of Veronica, Linus, Marcellus and John Hamilton.

Aunt of Viviana, Jamon, Dave, Kazia and Sabrina Hamilton, Michael Thompson, Terry and Adomo Joseph.

Cousin of Eric, Elizabeth and Cocolor Hamilton and many others.

Relative of the Hamilton family of St. Lucia and the Thomas family.

Friend of Marcelle Thompson, Corless Small, Susan Thompson, Maxine Skinner, Grace and Marie.

The funeral of Glorianna Phillips leaves St. John Funeral Home, Half Moon Fort, St. Lucy on Saturday, February 16th, 2019 at 11:15 a.m. for Christ Is The Answer Family Church, Little Battaleys, St. Peter, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 1:00 p.m. for the Service of Thanksgiving. The cortege will then proceed to St James Cemetery for the interment.

Wreaths may be delivered to St. John Funeral Home not later than 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2019.

The body will repose for viewing in the Chapel of St. John Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Friday, February 15th, 2019

Fond remembrances and condolences to the family may be directed to:

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Age 86, of Clarke’s Gap, Spooner’s Hill, St. Michael.

Father of Mitchell Jones, Rodney Callender, Susan Hinds and the late Richard Jones.

Father- in- law Pearl Jones.

Grandfather of Tamara  Davaun Tricia and Nadia.

Great-Grandfather of four.

Uncle of Florence, Marguerite, Yvonne, Stella, Jennifer and Fay.

Relative of the Rollins, Brathwaite and Carter families.

Friend of many.

The funeral of Hallam St. Aulyn Rollins leaves Earl’s Funeral Home, Half Moon Fort, St. Lucy, on Friday, 15th February 2019 at 12:00 noon, for Grace Hill Moravian Church, Spooner’s Hill, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:00 p.m. for the Service of Thanksgiving. The cortege will then proceed to Westbury Cemetery for the interment.

Viewing of the body takes place in the Chapel of Lyndhurst Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday 14th February.

Floral tributes may be sent to Earl’s Funeral Home no later than 11:30 a.m. on Friday 15th, 2019

Condolences can be made online at www.earlsfuneralhome.com or visit us on Facebook.

Age 84, of Charleston Nursing Home, St. Stephen’s Hill and formerly of Upper Carlton, St. James.

Mother of the late Kenneth Thomas.

Adopted-Mother of Alwyn, Sonia and Sharon Breedy.

Sister of the late Elmena Goring of Lower Carlton, St. James.

Aunt of Akeem Breedy-Kellman, Dionne Breedy-Anderson, Eleanor, Fredricka, Maxine, Richard, Beverley, Maureen and many others.

Dearest-Friend of Mable and Alvin Breedy, Ernest Alleyne, Jerry Luke, the Morris family and many others.

The funeral of Leonora Louise Thomas leaves St. Hill and Sons Funeral Home, Bush Hall Main Road, St. Michael on Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 12:15 p.m. for St. Silas Anglican Church, Waterhall, St. James, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:00 p.m. for the thanksgiving service and burial.

The Organist and the members of the Church Choir are asked to attend.

Floral arrangements may be sent to St. Hill and Sons Funeral Home no later than 12:00 noon on Friday, February 15th, 2019.

The body will repose for viewing at the Chapel of St. Hill and Sons Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Affectionately known as "Lency", of Road View, St. Peter and formerly of Queen Street, St. Peter. Former Employee of Ideal Restaurant and Cafe Indigo Restaurant.

Daughter of Myrille Sandiford and the late Sylvester Burnett.

Mother of Avary Sandiford.

Sister of Virginia Boyce, Lena Webster, Arlene Cumberbatch, Roderick, Alison, Maurice, Elvis, Margaret and Dionne Sandiford and Tyrone Murray.

Aunt of Christopher and Kimberlee Boyce, Shernelle and Andre Webster, Dwayne Worrell, Ryan Cumberbatch, Brian Sandiford and two others.

Great Aunt of ten.

Niece of Ulrick Burnett, Gray O`neale, the late Enid Sandiford and many others.

Cousin of Nadine Bowen, Ricardo "Moody" Burnett and many others.

Sister-in-law of Colvin Boyce, Ken Cumberbatch, Henderson Webster and Sonia Worrell-Sandiford. Relative of the Sandiford, Burnett and Bowen families.

Friend of many. 

The funeral of Valencia Janetha Sandiford leaves the Christovel Tyrrel Chapel of North Eastern Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 for The Church of God, Queen Street, Speightstown, St. Peter, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:00 p.m. for the Service of Thanksgiving. The cortege will then proceed to St. Peter Cemetery for the interment.

Flowers and wreaths may be delivered to Fern Greaves Funeral Services, Mount View Drive, St. Lucy no later than 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

The body will repose for viewing at the Church from 2:00 p.m. until the start of the Service.

Condolences to the family can be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or posted online at: fernsfuneralservices.com

Age 35, of Clarkes Road, Derricks, St James - Proprietor of SCN Enterprises.

Son of Verna Forde and John Scantlebury.

Husband of Venessa Drummond-Scantlebury.

Father of Nalani Scantlebury.

Brother of Brian Scantlebury and Bridgette Baker.

Uncle of Asia, Amya and Avaa Scantlebury, Brigita, G'Angelo and Gabriel Baker. Nephew of Sidney Richards, Judy Forde, Livan, Edridge, Marva and Vashti Scantlebury.

Cousin of Gale Forde.

Relative of the Richards family.

Friend of Adrian Burke, Henderson Pilgrim, Jonathan Moise, Damian and Vivian Bryan.

The funeral of Neil Christopher Scantlebury leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. for Western Light Church of the Nazarene, Oxnards, St. James, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 1:00 p.m. for the service. The cortege will then proceed to St. James Cemetery for the interment.

Mourning colours are optional.

Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home no later than 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 15th, 2019.

Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Condolences may be sent to: www.downesandwilson.com

Age 76, better known as “Fattie”, of 7 C – Deacons Farm, Black Rock, St. Michael and formerly of Rosegate, St. John and Clevedale Road, Black Rock, St. Michael. Ardent Supporter of Empire Cricket Team and West Indies Cricket.

Son of the late Verona “Sylvie” and Evans Codrington.

Husband of Joan Puckering.

Father of Linda, Anthony and William Puckering.

Stepfather of Marcia, Maureen and Michael Bascombe, Yvette Forde and Charles Leacock.

Grandfather of Gift Leacock.

Brother of Joyce Lewis - retired Sister of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Marjorie Clarke of the U.K, Owen Codrington - retired Teacher of Ellerslie Secondary School and the University of the West Indies, Earl Codrington, Tony Codrington of Port St. Charles and the late Ordene Codrington.

Nephew of many.

Uncle of many.

Cousin of many.

Brother-in-law of Neville Lewis and Darrell Codrington.

Father-In-Law of Stephen Forde.

Relative of: the Codrington, Puckering, Bennett, Barrow, Clarke and Bascombe families.

Friend of: Victor Griffith and many others.

The funeral of Victor Chesterfield Puckering leaves L. R. Harris Funeral Home, Husbands, St. Lucy on Saturday 16th February, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. for the Chapel of Westbury Cemetery, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for the service followed by the interment.

The organist is asked to attend.

Flowers may be sent to L. R. Harris Funeral Home no later than 7:45 a.m. on Saturday

Viewing of the body takes place at the Church of the Living God, Crichlow Land, Black Rock, St. Michael from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Friday and on Saturday in the Chapel of Westbury Cemetery from 9:00 a.m. until the start of the service.

Condolences may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Age 29, also known as “Wood-dy”, of College Land, St. John and formerly of Walkers Valley, St. George.

Son of Monty Alkins and Cyrilene Pinder.

Grandson of Eulene Pinder and Hal Belgrave.

Father of Tashana Parris and Tyshawn Greenidge.

Brother of Dion, Shamar and Shaneil Pinder.

Nephew of Emmerson, Anderson, Kathy, Valarie and Melvin Pinder, Susan Forde, Myrna Waterman, Jacqueline Straughn, Fay Belgrave and many others.

Cousin of Nico Pinder, Shaneka Forde and many others.

Friend of Jason Rouse, Dwayne Rowe and many others.

The funeral of Omar Orlando Pinder leaves Waithe’s Funeral Home, Greens, St. George on Thursday, 14th February 2019 at 1:30 p.m. for Holy Cross Anglican Church, Society Hill, St. John, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:00 p.m. for service, followed by the interment in the churchyard.

The organist and members of the choir are asked to attend.

Floral tributes can be sent to Waithe’s Funeral Home not later than 1:00 p.m. on Thursday.

No mourning colours by special request, however, blue is the preferred attire.

Online condolences can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Age 95, better known as “Marion Sealy”, of Church Village,  St. Philip.

Wife of the late Isaiah Sealy.

Mother of Christopher, Carson, Jeffrey and Timothy Sealy all of the U.S.A., Cecelia, Anthony and Sonia Sealy - retired Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Health.

Grandmother of Dino Barrow, Michelle Williams, Shawn, Jaheme, Cristal, Junior, Samantha, Samarey, Timar, Djomin and Safiya Sealy all of the U.S.A., Marlon Nurse of Canada and Mia Franklyn.

Great-Grandmother  of six.

Sister of Francine Gibson.

Aunt of Cecelia, Rudolph, Angela, Raphael, Ricardo and Nicole Gibson, Shirley and Angela Butcher.

Great-Aunt of ten.

Sister-in-law of Monica  Gibson.

Relative of the Gibson, Mapp, Payne and Simpson families.

Friend of Eileen Barrow and the Members of the Church of Christ Churches.

The funeral of Maria Urica Sealy leaves C.H. Best Funeral Home, St. Martin, St. Philip on Tuesday 12th February, 2019 for St. Philip’s Parish Church, Church Village, St. Philip, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 4:00 p.m.  for the Service of Thanksgiving and Praise, followed by the interment in the Churchyard.

The Organist and Members of the Choir are asked to attend.

Floral tributes may be sent to C.H. Best Funeral Home no later than 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday. 

Viewing of the body takes place in the Chapel of C.H. Best Funeral Home, St. Martin, St. Philip from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Monday 11th  February, 2019.

Condolences may be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Age 52, of Greaves Land, Black Rock, St. Michael. Staff Nurse of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Daughter of Pearl Smith.

Companion of Darnley DeCoursey Sobers.

Mother of Dano Mayers of The Crane Resort.

Daughter-in-law of Marva and Darnley Sobers.

Sister of Margaret-Anne, Ernell, Malcolm and Margot.

Aunt of Ingrid, Shelly-Anne, Kasha, Krystal, Kimberley, Cherise and Barry.

Great-Aunt of twelve.

Friend of many.

The funeral of Cheryl Marilyn Smith leaves Keith Jones Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Tuesday 12th February 2019 at 12:30 p.m. for All Souls Anglican Church, Bank Hall, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:00 p.m. for a service of thanksgiving. The cortege will then proceed to Westbury Cemetery for the interment.

The organist and members of the church choir are asked to attend.

Floral tributes may be sent to Keith Jones Funeral Home no later than 12:00 noon on Tuesday.

Visitation takes place in the Chapel of Keith Jones Funeral Home from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. on Monday.

Condolences can be sent to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Age 95, of Venture, St. John.

Husband of the late Beatrice Toppin.

Father of Henderson Toppin of the U.S.A., Ben Toppin of KOMI and Dr. Yolanda Alleyne.

Grandfather of ten.

Brother Calverine Walcott of the U.K.

Father-in-law of Yasmin Millington-Toppin.

Brother-in-law of Hazel Jordan and Gwendolyn Jackman.

Relative of Merna Howard and the Ward and Oxley families.

Friend of Susan Bishop, the Gill and Yarde families and many others.

The funeral of Whitfield Noel Toppin of Venture, St. John leaves L. E. Smith Funeral Home, St. Michael’s Row, Bridgetown on Friday 8th February at 2:00 p.m. for Mount Tabor Moravian Church, Venture, St. John, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3.30 pm for the service of thanksgiving, followed by the interment in the churchyard.

The organist and members of the choir are asked to attend.

Tributes begins at 3:15 p.m. before the start of the service.

Floral tributes may be delivered to L.E. Smith Funeral Home no later than 1:30 p.m. on Friday.

Viewing takes place at L.E. Smith Funeral Home from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. today Thursday 7th February and at the church from 2:30 p.m. until the start of the service.

Age 83, of 43 Mt. Standfast Gardens, Mt. Standfast, St. James. Formerly of The Garden, St. James. Faithful member of the Gardens Church Of God. Former employee of the Joan Arundel Day Nursery.

Wife of the late Anthony Ayne Spencer.

Mother of Vaughn Spencer of the U.K. and Deadro Spencer.

Grandmother of Diavian Spencer.

Daughter of the late Rev. William Bute Snr. and Winifred Bute.

Sister of Rev. William Bute Jr. of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, June Bryan and the late Jean Greenidge.

Aunt of Kim Chambers, Steve and Wayne Greenidge.

Daughter-in-law of the late Doriel Howell.

Friend of many.

A Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Joan Greta Spencer takes place on Saturday 9th February 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Garden Church Of God, Reid Road, The Garden, St. James. The cortege will then proceed to St. James Cemetery for the interment

Flowers may be sent to E. Pamela Small Funeral Home, "The Lawns", Vauxhall, Christ Church on Saturday no later than 11:30 am, or may be delivered to the Garden Church Of God, Reid Road, The Garden, St. James.

Visitation takes place in the chapel of E. Pamela Small Funeral Home, "The Lawns", Vauxhall, Christ Church from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Friday 8th February 2019.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to: E. Pamela Small Funeral Services.

Age 55, also known as “Tone-erts”, of Glendairy Road, Bridge Road, St. Michael. Employee of the National Conservation Council.

Son of Cicele Clarke and the late Prince Bullen.

Brother of Livingstone and Ean Simpson, Ann Wilson , Susann, Nigel, Ronald and Carolyn Hunte of Rubis, Spring Garden, Lyndon Hunte, Julia Goodridge of the U.S.A., Antonio Seale of the Ministry of Transport and Works and the late Michael Hunte.

Uncle of Mario Layne of Texas, Jamel Hunte of the Barbados Coast Guard, Roger Simpson of Massy Distribution, Dewayne Simpson of Chickmont Foods, Damien, Shawn, Lyn-Marie, Aaliyah and twelve other.

Nephew of Edwin Hunte and Prunella Brathwaite.

Cousin of Janette Small, Orlando Hunte, Ryan Brewster, Joy-ann Miller and many others.

Great-Nephew of Theresa Clarke.

Relative of the Hunte, Clarke, Small and Bullen families.

Friend of Michael Barrows, Adrian Husbands and many others.

The funeral of Anthony Rodney Simpson leaves the Belmont Funeral Home, Belmont Road, St. Michael on Monday 11th February, 2019 at 12:45 p.m. for St Cyprians Anglican Church, George, Street, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:00 p.m. for the service.  The funeral will then proceed to Westbury Cemetery for the interment.

The organist and members of the choir are asked to attend.

Floral arrangements may be sent to the Belmont Funeral Home no later than 12:15 p.m. on Monday.

Viewing of the body will take place at the Belmont Funeral Home from 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday.


                             Name of Deceased: Ronald Rudolph Gittens

Age 72, of Baird’s Village, St. George.

Brother of Angela and Charles Gittens.

Cousin of Keith Alleyne.

Relative of the Drayton and Harmon families.

Friend of Louis Burke, Marlon Eversley and Celestine.

The funeral of Ronald Rudolph Gittens leaves Belmont Funeral Home, Belmont Road, St. Michael on Friday, 8th February 2019 at 8:30 a.m. for St Jude’s Anglican Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for the service and interment.

The organist and members of the choir asked to attend.

Floral arrangements may be sent to the Belmont Funeral Home no later than 8:00 a.m. on Friday.


Age 35, of Shop Hill, St. Thomas.

Son of Joan Benn and Irvin Taylor.

Grandson of the late Isalene Benn.

Brother of Akil Fitzgerald and Shanice Benn.

Uncle of Nahj Fitzgerald.

Nephew of Marcia Jordan of Miami, Betty, Phyllis and Wendy Springer, Cynthia Taylor, James and Marcia Hurley and Rene Benn.

Great-Nephew of Eulene Small.

Cousin of many.

Relative of the Springer and Odle families.

Friend of many.

The funeral of Barry Delonor Taylor leaves Michael St. Hill & Sons Funeral Home, Bush Hall Main Road, St. Michael on Friday 8th, 2019 at 1:15 p.m. for St. Thomas Parish Church, Arch Hall, St. Thomas, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 3:00 p.m. for the service and interment.

Flowers may be sent to Michael St. Hill & Sons Funeral Home no later than 1:00 p.m. on Friday.

Of Powder Road, Station Hill, St. Michael. Former Merchant Mariner of the Boothline and Harrison Line Shipping Companies and former Officer of Sentinel Security.

Husband of the late Esther Thorpe.

Father of Roslyn Thorpe of Collins Limited and the late Jewel Thorpe.

Brother of Marcelle Mayers and Kathy-Ann Drayton.

Brother-in-Law of Anthony Burrowes.

Relative of the Wilkinson and Thorpe families.

Friend of Esther Worrell and Sonia Griffith.

The funeral of Victor Oneal Thorpe leaves Michael St. Hill & Sons Funeral Home, Bush Hall Main Road, St. Michael on Saturday 9th February 2019 at 8:15 a.m. for James Street Methodist Church, James Street, Bridgetown, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for the service. The cortege will then proceed to Westbury Cemetery for the interment.

Flowers may be sent to Michael St. Hill & Sons Funeral Home no later than 8:00 a.m. on Saturday

Age 90, of Dash Gap, Bank Hall, St. Michael and formerly of Canada.

Son of the late Madeline Lyle and Pat Trotman.

Partner of Minthy Blades.

Brother of Patricia and Nell Bretney and the late Walter Trotman.

Uncle of Anthony, Anne, Angela and Walter Trotman Jnr.

Great-Uncle of Catherine and Zachary Trotman.

Cousin of David Trotman and Jacqueline Banfield.

Relative of the Trotman family.

Caregiver - Afiesha Nickie.

Friend of Victor, Claudette and the Cooke family, Donovan Small and family, David Walter - former Taxi Driver, the Blades and Toussaint families and many others.

The funeral of Albert Desmond Trotman leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Monday, 11th February, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. for the Bethel Methodist Church, Lower Bay Street, St. Michael, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for the service. The cortege will then proceed to Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church for the interment.

The Organist and members of the Church Choir are asked to attend;

Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home no later than 7.00 a.m. on Monday, 11th February, 2019

Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home from 4.00 p.m. until 6.00 p.m. on Sunday, 10th February, 2019

Condolences may be sent to www.downesandwilson.com

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