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Miriam Amerita Symonette

Funeral Service for the late Miriam Amerita Symonette aged 97 years of Treasure Cave will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday 14th October, 2023 at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, West Hill Street. Officiating will be Fr. Anselm Russell and assisted by other ministers of the clergy. Interment will follow in the Eastern Cemetery, Dowdeswell Street (family only).
Miriam Amerita Symonette

Miriam Amerita Symonette

Aged 97 years

Funeral Service for the late Miriam Amerita Symonette aged 97 years of Treasure Cave will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday 14th October, 2023 at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, West Hill Street. Officiating will be Fr. Anselm Russell and assisted by other ministers of the clergy. Interment will follow in the Eastern Cemetery, Dowdeswell Street (family only).

Miriam Amerita Symonette was preceded in death by her husband: Lewis Anthony Joy-Symonette; daughter: Brenda Symonette Martin-Grant; and adopted son Clifton Johnson.

Miriam Amerita Symonette is survived by her Sons: Michael Symonette CM, Lewis Symonette (Lesley), Philip Symonette (Mary) and Peter Symonette (Rosemarie); Daughters: Marie Ann Gayle, Frances Thomas and Rosemary Parker (Winston); Sisters: Enola Ward Burke, Grace Plakaris; Sister-in-law:  Gloria Ward; Grand Children: Kwame Gayle (Simone), Alvarez Symonette, Rafique Symonette, Nadia Storr (Alexander), William Dawit Martin, Varoujan Symonette (Dr. Anjali), Tshaka Symonette, Jeremie Martin (Sichel), Gamal Gayle (Christina), Nakia Knowles (Sgt. Fernando), Kweku Symonette (Janay), Thea Paul (Patrick), Anna-Mirelle Martin, Abram Thomas, Joshua Thomas, and Nathaniel Thomas, H.E. Peter Nicholas Symonette, Rashad Symonette, Harold Symonette and Llavelle Symonette, Kenneth Bethel (Sherry), Stacey Adderley (Wayde), Deborah Parker, Desiree Burrows (Tyrone) and Danya Wallace (Kevin); Great Grand Children: Alexandra Storr Abdelkawy (Naggie), Henry A.J. Storr, Tyria Martin, Mattea Knowles, Julissa Thomas, Aidan Knowles, Alyssa Storr, Gianna Paul, Breanna Martin, Liam Knowles, Laila Knowles Ava Gayle, London Symonette, Jeffrey Gayle, Sarina Symonette, Minka Symonette and Asher-Jace Martin, Bacia and Alicia Adderley, Mikarah Mukula, Dana and Jasmine Wallace; Great Great Grand Children: Eissa Abdelkawy, Jamila and Jermaine Taylor; Nieces and Nephews: Paula Sherman, Stephanie Higgins, Marcel T. and Tanya Sherman, Barry (Margaret), Jan (Feona), Michelle, Monte (Darnell) and Gizelle Ward, Adrian D’Aguilar, Bianca Allen (Billy), Philip, Elaine, David and Patrick Thompson, Donna Sherman, Penny Albury, Renee Knowles, Gerard, Anne, Neil Albury and Brenda Roberts, Janet Munnings and family, Rowena Albury and family, Drs Amahl and Mikhail Higgins. George Linton and family, The family of the late Doretha Temple, The family of the late George Anthony Sherman, The Families of the late Ambrose Symonette; Cousin: Errol Johnson; God children: Paul Maynard, Trixie Huyler and Lorraine Hepburn; Friends: Creola Taylor and family, Barbara Maura and family, Basil Huyler and family, the family of Robert and Eleanor Elliott, Charles Wallace and family, the family of the late Elizabeth Issacs-Albury, the family of the late Basil and Roberta Sands, the family of the late Shelia Carey-Pessoa, the family of the late Ormand and Anita Poiter; Other Family and Friends: The family of the late Percy Blyden, Lady Igrid Darling and family, the family of the late Edith Morris O.B.E., Berjuhi Masters and family, Sandra Facen, Joy Robinson, Kim Okelly, the family of the late William Martin, the family of the late Cephas Thomas, the Nixon family, the family of the late Lambert Parker, the family of the late Harold Longley, the family of the late Isaac Burnside, Arnette Bain, Derry Ferguson and family, Phyllis Albury-Garraway, Marlon Bethel, Family of Maxwell and Eve Poiter, Dawn Arnold, Nelson George, Derwin Higgs and family, Brian Higgs and family, Shevonne Cambridge and family, Francis Ricardson and family, Andrew Ricardson and family, Douglas Turnquest and Family, Marie Symonette of Virginia, Roger Brown and family, Benson Brown and family, The Perigord family, Hon. Fredrick Mitchell, Hon. Melanie Griffin and family, Justice Cheryl Albury and family, The Johnson Road and Treasure Cove families, The Bahamas Experience family, The DigiPrint & Signs family and The Sign Island family, The St. Anselm’s Church family, The Horticulture Society of the Bahamas family, City Garden Club family, Bahamas Musician and Entertainers Union family, The Bahamas Concert Orchestra family, The Banco Santander family; Medical/Caregivers Team, Special thanks to primary caregiver Sandra Baylas and primary doctor Keysha Smith. Other medical/caregivers: Dr Andrea Griffith, Loretta Hardware, Nurse Beverley LaRoda, Nurse Shakera Lightbourne, Care 4 Patient Home Services, Dr Felica Adderley and Bernique Hanna of Adderley Physiotherapy, Sherry Bethel and Jacqueline Finlayson, And a host of other family and friends

May Her Soul Rest in Peace!

Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, #44a Nassau Street on Friday 13th October, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

THERE WILL BE NO VIEWING AT THE CATHEDRAL.

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