AUGUSTUS FUNERAL HOME REGRETS TO ANNOUNCE THE DEATH OF: – Dr. Vincent McKinley Francis John DDS., MBE. A Home-Going service for Dr. Vincent McKinley Francis John DDS., MBE., beloved husband to Betty John nee Dill, son of the late Clarice John and McKinley Francis, step mother Bertha Francis, loving father of Vincent John Jr. (Tanya), Lisa Lowery (Charles), Erica Carvalho (Marco) and the late Crystal John in his 85th year of 12 Verdmont Lane, Smith’s will be held at St. Paul AME Church, Hamilton on Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 at 2pm. Interment will follow at St. John’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to either: The Bermuda Scout Association, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.; or The Hamilton Kiwanis Club. Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Augustus Funeral Home Rose Chapel this evening Monday, February 11th, 2013 from 7:30 – 9:00 pm also at St. Paul AME Church on Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 from 1:00 – 1:50 pm. Also surviving are: Grandchildren: Jacy, Taj and Kai Lowery; Sons-in-Law: Charles Lowery and Marco Carvalho; Daughter-in-Law: Tanya John; Brothers-in-Law: Larry Neale, and Michael Dill; Sisters-in-Law: Lorraine Ingham (nee Dill), and Ruby Neale (nee Dill); Nieces: Cheryl Burrows (nee Butterfield; Husband Dennis), Tammy Neale, Wendy Ingham (also Godchild), Tracey Neale; Nephews: Desmond Ingham; Godchildren: Beverly Williams, Esther Singh, Andrew Phillips, Cindy Morris-Astwood, Chrislyn Philip, Evelyn James-Barnett, Ronald Govia; Special Friends: Clarence and Shirley James, Arliss Francis, William Francis and Sylvia Caines, the Woods and Hammond families of the UK; and members of the Francis, Govia families, too numerous to name. Dr. Vincent John was predeceased by grandmothers: Rebecca Francis (nee James) and Mary John (nee Stevens), grandfathers: Victor John and William Francis; mother-in-law: Marjorie (Margaret) Dill (nee Seymour), father-in-law: Willis Dill, brothers-in-law: Clair Ingham; godchild: Johathan James; special friends: Arnold Francis, Albert Jackson, Norris Caines Sr., Earl Seaton. Abercorn Lodge No. 123GRI members are requested to tyle at the lodge at 12:30 p.m. Colours may be worn.
AUGUSTUS FUNERAL HOME REGRETS TO ANNOUNCE THE DEATH OF: – Mrs. Ella Joan Smith. A Celebration of the life of Ella Joan Smith beloved wife to the late Wayne “Kee-Kee” Smith, daughter of the late Lawrance and Deidre Gardiner, loving and devoted mother to Scott (Rocky), Allan (Sprucey) and William (Lee) DeGraff, sister to Noel (USA) and Raymond Gardiner, Jeanette Furbert (USA), the late Earlston and Ruben Gardiner and Valinda Saunders in her 69th year of “Cool Breeze” #36 St. Monica’s Road Pembroke will be held at St. John’s Church Pembroke, Today, February 11th, 2013 at 2:00pm. Interment will follow at Pembroke Parish Cemetery. Flowers may be sent. Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Augustus Funeral Home Today, February 11th, 2013 from 1:00 – 1:40 pm. Also surviving to mourn her loss are: Grandchildren: Allan (LJ) DeGraff (mother Chanida DeGraff), Dianni Minors (mother Monica Minors), Kalai Robinson (mother Danette Robinson), Malachi and Sarai Butterfield (mother Nukia Butterfield); Great Grandchildren: A’Saiya Brangman and Ajahni Foggo; Mother-in-Law: Sylvia Smith; Sisters-in-Law: Beverly Jones and Rose Steede; Godchildren: Kevin Ming, Dean Griffith, Shante’ and Shannon Dill; numerous Nieces and Nephews; Special Friends: Lee VanLowe, Cedar Park Porch Club Family, James Simons; numerous other relatives and friends both here and abroad. Mrs. Ella Joan Smith predeceased by: grand-daughter Alshante Brangman.