Funeral Service for the late Doris “Queen of the Valley” Fitzgerald, aged 96 years, of Camperdown Heights and formerly of Pure Gold, Andros, will be held on Friday, October 15th, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church, Meeting Street. Officiating will be Pastor Melvin Grant assisted by other ministers of the Gospel. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
Due to current Government regulations in respect of Covid-19, masks and physical distancing are required.
Hold thou thy cross before my closing eye
Shine through the gloom and point me to the sky
Til Morning break and earth’s wings shadow flee.
In life in death O Lord abide with me.
Doris “Nana” Fitzgerald is preceded in death by her Husband: Eugene Patrick Fitzgerald; Sons: Eugene Fitzgerald and Tyrone “Dr. Offfff” Fitzgerald; Daughter: Brenda Sweeting.
LEFT TO CHERISH HER MEMORIES ARE HER SONS: Edward Fitzgerald, Eugene “Bugsy” Francis (Adopted son); GRANDCHILDREN & THEIR SPOUSES: Jerome Fitzgerald, Minister Shelly Curtis (Bishop Buford), Alarice “Neysa” Ifill, Allyssa “Joy” Fitzgerald, Indiana Fitzgerald, Craig Cooper (Denver), Cherese Cooper, T’joma Fitzgerald, Aneida Fitzgerald, Dwight Fitzgerald, Emmette Rolle, Tymara Rolle, Debbie Johnson (Alex), Doris Fitzgerald, Tyrone Fitzgerald, Enesca Fitzgerald-Smith (Michael), Enrico Fitzgerald, Tyranya Brown (Jimmy), Dorice Tonya Fitzgerald; GREAT GRANDCHILDREN & THEIR SPOUSES: Edward Fitzgerald II, Jared Fitzgerald, Zara Fitzgerald, Patrick Curtis (Bradisha) Dr. Angelo Curtis, Tanielle Arthur (Quincy), Gia Knowles (Shaw), Geonelle, Gianne Ifill, Corey Cooper, Tymia & Tynaz Thompson, Jordon, Aidon Fitzgerald, Allaya Hagigal, Kiara, Kai Cooper, San’aj Fitzgerald, Aeisha Fitzgerald, Enrica Fitzgerald, Eliesha Fitzgerald, Enrico “EJ” Fitzgerald, Malia Smith, Tamani Deveaux, Dion Fitzgerald, Dior Fitzgerald and Direigh Fitzgerald, Dechea Deveaux, Monalisa Sweeting, Michael Sweeting, Azzaria Sweeting, Brittany Williams, Ebony Williams, Terran Edgecombe, Jinaya Brown, Jiquon Brown, Jimel Brown, Nathaniel Fitzgerald, Hayley Fitzgerald-Smith, Jeffrey “Lil Jeff” Pinder Jr., Gerard Pinder (Angela), Tymari Rolle, Romeeko Colebrooke; GREAT GREAT GRANDCHILDREN: Sophia & Kayla Cooper, Cruz Arthur, Mia, Bella, Demetria, Skyla, Daeshawn, Amir, Mia, Jeffrey III, Justyn, Jayden, Jeffreyanna, Gerard Jr., Ahnard and Arielle Pinder, Teanna, Jayla, John, Denae, Jaden, Shamar, Irwin, Teria; BROTHER-IN-LAW: Harold Fitzgerald (Una); NUMEROUS NIECES AND NEPHEWS AND OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS INCLUDING: The children and descendants of the late Mary Ellen Woodside, Lenora Curry, Hassam Munnings, Gertrude Munnings, Edith Hepburn, Wilfred Munnings, John Audley Munnings and Freddie Munnings Sr., Gwenie Hanna and family; Dorothy Hanna and Family, the late Carnetta Munroe and Family; Cleso Munnings and Family; Quentin Porter & Family, Assistant Commissioner Kendal Strachan and Family, Chief Superintendent David Lockhart, and Family; SPECIAL FRIENDS: Viola Rahming and Family, the late Rev. and Mrs. Timothy Stewart and the Bethel Baptist Church Family; Rev. Melvin Grant and family; The Right Honourable Perry Christie and Mrs. Bernadette Christie and Family, Paula Hanna, Pat Nicholls, Father Rodney Burrows, Cecelia Cooper, Duke Errol Strachan, M.B.E., Patricia Carey, Pandora Bannister, Leah O’Brian, Pat Jervis, Lena Jervis, Allardyce Scott-Fitzgerald, Tony (Voines) Turnquest, Sandra Kemp, Alice Lowe, Betty Rolle, Prudence, Rudy and Vonnie Cooper, Zena Cooper-Bowleg, Esther “Ebby” Dorrastant, Ruby Clarke, Joan Culmer, Valarie Hudson, Ms. Miller, Hyacinth Burnside, Mario Newry, Sylvia Wallace-White, Dr. Zelrona Mackey, Clementine Butler, Iona Carey, Linda Fitzgerald, Sharon Welsh, Shanika Foster, Feb Noelit De La Cruz, Apostle Phalmon Ferguson & Family, and the United Faith Ministries International Family, Rev. Eugene Iphill and the Landmark Baptist Church Family, Improved Benevolent Protective Order Elks of the World, The entire Valley Family; The P.I.G.S.; Valley Boys Junkanoo Group, Super Value Winton, and other friends and relatives too numerous to mention.
SPECIAL THANKS: Dr. Gertrude Holder, Dr. Agreta Eneas-Carey, Dr. Juana Rodgers, Dr. Duane Sands, Dr. Omala Ablack, faithful primary Caregiver for 18 years: Sharon Welsh and the many family members and friends for the support and kindness over the many years.
May Her Soul Rest in Peace!
Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, #44 Nassau Street, on Thursday October 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.