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Ruth Melverna Wong, J.P.

Funeral Service for the late Ruth Melverna Wong, J.P. aged 84 years of Hampden Road, Stapledon Gardens and formerly of Mangrove Cay, Andros will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday 2nd March 2024 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Trinity Way, Stapledon Gardens. Officiating will be Fr. DeAngelo Bowe assisted by other members of the clergy. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
Ruth Wong

Ruth Melverna Wong, J.P.

Aged 84 years

Funeral Service for the late Ruth Melverna Wong, J.P. aged 84 years of Hampden Road, Stapledon Gardens and formerly of Mangrove Cay, Andros will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday 2nd March 2024 at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Trinity Way, Stapledon Gardens. Officiating will be Fr. DeAngelo Bowe assisted by other members of the clergy. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.

Melverna is preceded in death by her son: Clyde A. Bethell; brother Allan Livingston Minus; and parents Lorenzo & Vera Maria Minus.

Left to carry on the legacy of a life well lived are her Devoted Husband of 64 years: Gordon Antonio Wong; Son: Matthew Wong; Daughters: Faye Lightbourne, Lynn Wong, Elizabeth Wong-Taylor, Toni Wong- Lake; Sons-in-Law: Isaac Lightbourne, Marlon Lake; Grandchildren: Michael Wong, Antonio Lightbourne (Tamara), Antonio Wong (Courtney), Dr. Andrew Taylor, Kristal Lightbourne-Storr (Jermaine), Fayleicha Lightbourne, Malcolm Wong, Lizandria Taylor, Tatiana Wong; Adopted Children: Cora Johnson, Francina Micklewhyte, Richard & Kayla Darville, Freddy Spence Adderley; Adopted Grandchildren: Brandon McPhee, Edwin Johnson, Kiahna Gracie Cooper, Mericha Walker, Ryan Albury-Hanna (Douglas), Shari Lightbourne (Gordon), Dr. Toi Johnson, Tessa Adderley, Robyn Ward (Nicholas),Adam Blake (Lindsey), Lavert Ross, Sidney Sawyer, Antoine Coakley, Joshua Cartwright, Giovano Smith; Great-GrandChildren: Teanna-Marie and Antonio Lightbourne, Jr., Mia Wong, Kenzo and Imani Wong, Joshua and Jasmine Storr; Sisters: Lerlean Tejada (Milo), Beverley Collins; Brothers: Kermit Ray Minus, Sr.; Aunts: Rosalie Minus, Myrtle Minus; Nieces & family: Lettiann Brown (Lester), Phelesia Raynell Minus, Carla Turnquest, (Michael), Valaria Stacy Fox (Shawn), Mel Smith, Renea Minus, Shanaka Poitier, Gina Shelly Rahming (Cy), Shelly Cykita Bonaby, Bruceta Rahming, Nurse Lyndianna Rahming (Michael), Bridgette Morrison, Lorraine Duvalier (Michael), Kelcie St. Claire (Lee), Keva McIntosh (Harrington), Gail Thompson (Steven), Philipa Shaw, Barbara Newton (Colin); Nephews & Family: Kenworth, Kendrick, Raynardo, Eric and Kenny Minus, Andy Collins (Lorille), Chris Collins (Sherry), Steven Collins (Angela), Brian Collins (Chazelle), Churchill Sears (Ernestine), Warrick Rolle, Fredrick Taylor, Ricardo Johnson (Mallinda), Steven Johnson(Lynette), Keith Sands (Ernestine), Andrew Sands (Doreen); Sisters-in-law: Elois Johnson (Cryil), Joycelyn Turnquest; Godchildren: Ashley Saunders, Kendria Sands, Sylar Cartwright, Megan Pennerman, Indira Burke, Chelsea Maura, Errol Bethell, Jr.; Her beloved Clergy: Bishop Laish Z. & Joann Boyd, Fr. Deangelo & Tennessee Bowe and family, Deacon Rondeno Rolle, Archdeacon Mark Fox, Rev’d. Fr. Roderick Bain, Fr. John Kabiga, Canon Basil Tynes, Fr. Don Haynes, Canon Sebastian Campbell, Fr. Andrew Toppin, Fr. I.Ranfurly Brown, Fr. Kingsley Knowles, Fr. Kari Marcelle, Fr. Ruel Strachan, Canon Curtis Robinson, Fr. Ethan Ferguson, Canon Norman Lightbourne; Her Church of The Most Holy Trinity family especially the ministries she served including, The Altar Guild, Holy Trinity Anglican Church Women, Prayer Ministry, Cell Church Group, The Pearl Retirees Soup Kitchen, Usher Team, Joshua Generation, Vacation Bible School, GeneratioNext, St. Ambrose Guild, and the Cursillo Ministry; Other Relatives and Friends including: Rt. Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis & Mrs. Patricia Minnis, Hon. Michael C. Pintard & Mrs. Pintard, Tommy O. A. Turnquest & Mrs. Shawn Turnquest, Marvin and Mrs Dames, Cassandra Cooper and family, Francina Micklewhyte and family, Patricia Mitchell and family, Olive Smith, Carl Smith J.P.,  Patricia Burke and family, Frances & Rodney Williams and family, Paula Bowleg, Derek and Terry Benjamin,  James Pennerman and family, Iris Moxey and family, Randy Rolle and family, David Rolle and family, Freddy Rolle and family, Robert Massie Pennerman and family, Dr. Robin & Carolyn Roberts and family, Flo Mackey and family, Sandra Gordon and family, John Neely and family, Dr. Vaughn Conliffe, Deborah Outten and family, Quintin L Curry Sr and family, Anna Sears and family, Alice Minus, Estella Farrington and family, Errol & Ingrid Bethell and family,  Constance Lightbourne, Kolamae Jones, Rueben Sears, Charles Collins, Joanne Pennerman, Maggie Pennerman, Dianna Lightbourne and family, Alfred Rolle,  Herbert & Yvonne Stuart, Solomie McDonald, Maureen Bain, Naomi, Allison, Claudine and Glen Minus and family, Audrey Deveaux, Carl SmithRose Dickerson and family, Wyatt Johnson, Dr. Larry Carroll and family, Dr. Gertrude Holder and family, Dr. Williamson Chea, Sonia Tynes and family, Cheryl Bowleg and family, Kingsley & Ruth Robinson and family, Godfrey & Gaylene Burnside, Vaughn Albury and family, Stephanie Saunders and family, Dr. Flora Mackay, Dwight Gibson and family, Brian & Patrice Webb and family, Omar Armbrister, Charles Adderley and family, Dr. Catherine Conliffe, Dion & Gillian Thompson and family, Elijah & Sherri Brice, Mrs. Antoinette Glinton and family, Ernestine Sherman and family, Carlton & Gretchen Jones and family, Ana Young, Agatha Marcelle, Shirley Thompson, Cametta Stuart, Anastacia Thompson and family, Deborah Glinton and family, Cyril & Deborah Johnson and family, Adam Blake and family, Richard Wells and family, Alginal & Marcia Coleby and family, Dion & Gillian Thompson and family, Mrs. Antoinette Glinton and family, Antoine & Lisa Bastian and family, Rosemarie “Mimi” Saunders, Stephanie Verance and family, Shammond Burrows, Mary Walker, Gary & Marie Cooper and family, Sandra Bethel and family, Mrs. Tonya Galanis and family, Mrs. Beverley Evans and family, Ray & Maria Culmer and family, Jenna Gibson, Lon Minnis, Olga Richards, Pitony Celestine, Norris Miller, Verona Atilus, Florie Cartwright and family, Ms. C. Jolly, Hilda and Christian Strachan, David & Lorrieann Butler and family, Dr. Saida Bowe, Dr. Shamonique Bodie-Williams, Ray Nairn and family, Hugh & Perky O’Brien, Ken O’Brien and family,  Brendalee Strachan, Kevin Ryan, Bennett Minnis and family, Mark Forbes, Anne Wells-Darville, Dr. Jenna Butler, and family, Kendal Wright and family, Osbourne Stuart, Lyndsay Dawn Adderley, Haily Flowers, Leroy Seymour, Gina Turner and family, Merlease Bethel, Lorenzo Nixon and family, Raine Roberts and family, Corey Bruney and family, Nolan & Tiffany Gaitor and family, Laverne Bostwick, Perry & Cassandra Thompson, Maureen Wallace, Audette Shepherd, Grace Campbell, Andretti & Cheryse Bain and family, Johnny Bell, (Ret) Justice Marilyn Meeres, Frank & Earnestine Rahming, Bishop Durant and Keva Smith, Cecilia Davis and family, Nicoya Neilly, Deborah Gibson, Sharece Pratt, Tahesha Ingraham, Tabitha Morley, Wade & Raquel Sands, Henry Bain and family, The Bains, The Wrights, The Longleys, The Rolles, The Bethels, The Pennermans, The Bastian and Minus Families of Mangrove Cay and Lisbon Creek, St. Michael Lodge #1634, Stapledon Gardens Community- The Bain Family, Dianne and Bernard Ferguson, The Miller family, The Rolle family, The Sawyer family, The Greene family, Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs, Office of the Judiciary, Nassau Hotel and Restaurant Supplies, St. Augustine’s College Class of 1983, The nurses, doctors and staff of the Princess Margaret Hospital, and The staff of the Rand Memorial Hospital; Associations: The Lisbon Creek Family Association, Mangrove Cay Association, One Stapledon Gardens Association,  Stapledon Gardens Community Group, The FNM Women’s Association, The Juvenile Panel, Social Services Older Persons Board.

May Her Soul Rest In Peace!

Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, #44a Nassau Street on Friday 1st March 2024 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

THERE WILL BE NO VIEWING AT THE CHURCH.

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  1. My heart goes out to you all on the loss of your beloved Mum. May God grant you all comfort and healing during this difficult period of bereavement.

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