Private Graveside Service for the late Capt. Vernon Roger Ritchie, aged 84 years, of Wind Road, will be held on Saturday, May 29th, 2021 at St. Anselm’s Cemetery, Bernard Road, Fox Hill. Officiating will be Fr. Noël Clarke assisted by other members of the Clergy.
Due to current Government regulations in respect of Covid-19, attendance is limited to Forty (40) persons.
Vernon is preceded in death by His Siblings: Antoinette Weech, Leopold Ritchie, Pearl Ritchie, Alfred Ritchie, Logan Ritchie, Eloise Thompson, Clinton Ritchie, Pamela Moree, Dr. Mary Ritchie, and Virginia Pinder; His Sister-in-law: Marjorie Pellerin; His Son-in-law: William Fountain; and His Stepson: Dostol Burrows.
The Captain of our ship is survived by Wife: Maxine J. Ritchie; Children: Janet Fountain, Joye Ritchie, Roger Ritchie, Julie Ritchie-Bingham, and Capt. Robert Ritchie; Daughter-in-law: Capt. Gwendolyn Ritchie; Son-in-law: Robert Bingham; Grandchildren: Emily Fountain, Rebecca Bingham, Hannah Ritchie, Elena Greene; Brothers: Talbot, Vincent, and Frank Ritchie; Sisters-in-law: Thelma Washington, Dorothea (Milton) Treco, Antoinette (Raleigh) Carroll, Bernadette (Charlton) Knowles, Patricia Harding, Perpetua Burrows, Juanita (Ricardo) Delaney, Capt. Francis (Eulys) Smith; Brothers-in-law: Dr. Robert Ramsingh, Neville (Annamae) Burrows Jr.; Housekeeper: Evelyn Wright; Caregiver: Eleith Simms; Numerous Nieces and Nephews including: Marlene Knowles, Jennifer Ritchie, Martin Ritchie, Lincoln “Ricky” Ritchie, John Ritchie, Paul Ritchie, Natanya Fox, Jeanne Miller, Burton Moree, Bonita Moree, Pamela Moree, Anthony Moree, Madelyn Moree, Mary Sands, Catherine Ramsingh-Pierre, Margaret Ramsingh, Joedy Carroll and Bettina (Buffy) Bramwell; Special Friends including: Norberto & Marta Alfonso and family, Joseph & Cecile Small and family; Other family members: The families of his Siblings: Alfred Ritchie, Logan Ritchie, Eloise Thompson, Vincent Ritchie, Frank Ritchie and Virginia Pinder; his Late Aunts: Elizabeth (Liz) Turnquest, Effie Burrows, Margaret (Maggie) Pratt; and Late Uncles: Walter, Joseph, Wendy, Howard (Booza) Darville and Augustus (Gussie) Ritchie; Other beloved family and friends include: Mrs. Justice Cheryl Albury (retired) & family, Agnes Saunders and family, Myrtis Cartwright & family, Mario & Paula Meadows and family, Mr. Justice Keith (retired) & Gwen Thompson and family, Patrick “Maxwell” Turnquest, John Wells, Leo Major, Eloise Archer and family, Patryce Curry, Ishmael & Barbara Pinder and family, Jefferson & Lorraine Turnquest and family, Michel Pellerin, Andrew & Marsha Treco & family, Hubert & Roxanne Chipman, Bernard & Rosetta Smith, Floridell Adderley & family, Veronica Hutchinson & family, Ethel Collie & family, Beatrice Collie-Strachan & family, George & Annie Knowles and family, Monty Braithwaite and family, Eileen Bain and family, John & Janet Davis and family, Paul & Bridgette Cash and family, Michael & Joy Smith and family, Dwight & Jacinta Higgs and family Lulamae Greaves and family, Monica Rahming and the entire parish community of St. Anselm’s Catholic Church, Sr. Mary Benedict Pratt, OSB and the community of St. Martin’s Monastery, Gail & Silas Turnquest, Dr. Duane Sands, Dr. D. Krishna O’Brien and family, Kenneth Lightbourne, Leo Major, Ena Major and family, Colleen Adderley and family, Olivia Turnquest & family, Thomas and Thelma Dean & family, Robert & Elma Garraway and family, Clyde & Harriet “Betty” Pratt and family, the crew of the M/T Esso Islander, the crew of the M/T Ander, and the entire MTS family.
May His Soul Rest in Peace!
Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, #44 Nassau Street, on Friday May 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.