Funeral service for Mrs. Hester Merlene Dean age 83 years of East Hardwood Drive formerly of Glinton's, Long Island will be held on Saturday August 16th 2014 at All Saints Anglican Church at 10 a.m. Officiating will be Fr. Stephen Davies and Fr. Berkley Smith & interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens Cemetery.
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Four Daughters: Lynne Hanna, Joycelyn Kemp, Janet Davis-Dorsett,MD (Philip) and Agathamae Davis-Gomes (Vincent)
Son: Kirkwood Davis
Brothers: John Adderley (Lawana), Dr. Calvin Adderley (Carolyn) of Queens, N.Y, Patrick and Daniel Adderley.
Sisters: Geneva Carey, Myrtle Scavella (Carl), Lillymae Sawyer, Patricia and Beverly Adderley.
Sister in Law and life-long friend and confidante: Doris Johnson- Adderley
Grandchildren: Reginald Neymour (Carol), Tracy Raimondo (Matteo), Jonathan Hanna, Deandrea, Dion and Tishna Kemp, Keranique Bethel (Duane), Philip Dorsett Jr., Mario Dorsett and Crestella Paige Gomes.
Numerous great and great-great grandchildren.
Nieces: Christine and Sherry Carey, Patrice Clarke, RN (Pastor Danny Clarke), Lavern Sturrup (Pastor Theodore Sturrup), Deborah Johnson(Patrick), Trina Marsh; Sherrie Baxter, Pamela, Jasmine and Stacey Adderley; Caryn Adderley, Nicole Luke; Monique, Leslie and Lena Sawyer and Antoinette Bridgewater.
Nephews: Godfrey(Miriam), Patrick(Jennifer), Stephen(Julie) and Michael (Gina) Carey; Carl(Renee) Aaron, Adrian (Randria) Scavella; Hubert Adderley Jr. (Sherrie); Clay, Ken and Glen Adderley; Trevor Bridgewater; John Baxter, John Adderley Jr. and Trevor, Jermaine and Jeremiah Adderley.
Other close relatives & friends: Terecita Forbes and family, Miss Erma and family, Ceva Sweeting, Ettamae Major and family, Mrs. Nora Dorsett and family, Robert and Eleanor Elliott and family, Winston and Valerie Grant and family, Reginald Rigby and family John Hanna and family, George and Elizabeth Gibson and family, Helen Thompson, Joan Saunders and family, Cora McKenzie and family, Hickwood and Venus Heastie and family, George Mortimer and family, Raphaleta Knowles, Kermit Newbold, Faye Russell, Julia Ferguson, Karen Missick, Ruth Fawkes, Rodger Demeritte, Mrs. Edna Maxwell of Queens, New York; the neighborhood communities of Hawkins Hill and Canaan Lane and the Staff of the Produce Exchange at Potters Cay.
EXPRESSIONS OF GRATITUDE
Sincere thanks to Fr. Stephen Davies and Fr. Berkley Smith for the spiritual guidance and home visits that thoroughly blessed Mamie. We also thank Fr. Addison Turnquest and Fr. Sebastian Campbell and the entire church family of All Saints Anglican Church, especially the ACW (Anglican Church Women).
Heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Dr. Cecil Bethel, Dr. Reginald Carey, Dr. Williamson Chea, Dr. Cherilyn Hanna- Mahase and Dr. Palakuri for your expert and professional care and to caregivers Joan McPhee and Veronica Knowles (Miss Peaches) for the loving care rendered.
Friends may pay their respect at Demeritte's Funeral Home #162 Market Street on Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday at the church from 9 a.m. until service time.
Published in The Nassau Guardian on Aug. 14, 2014