Ms. Agnes Virginia John


A Home Going service for Ms. Agnes Virginia John, daughter of the late Masley and Edna John, loving mother to Kim John-Banks and Kyle John (Gina), sister to the late Austin John Sr., Arthur John and Thelma Martin (nee John), in her 89th year of 38 Roberts Avenue, Devonshire will be held at St. Theresa’s Roman Catholic Church, Cedar Avenue, Hamilton on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 11:00 am.Interment will follow the service at Holy Calvary Cemetery, Roberts Avenue, Devonshire.Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Augustus Funeral Home on Sunday, February 2, 2020 from 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm also at Augustus Funeral Home on Monday, February 3, 2020 from 10:00 am – 10:40 am.Lovingly remembered by grandchildren:Kyla, Kaylah, and Kyra; great grandchildren: Kerry, Diaz and Daez; nieces: Agnes, Manuella, Sonia, Angela, Gina, Mia; nephew: Austin Jr.; first cousins: Linda Karam and Olgalyn Jolly; special friends: Mildred Williams, Barbara Brown, Josie Young, Carol Royer, Bradlyn DeShields,Glenda Kelland, Veronica Moniz and June DaFour; and many great nieces and nephews, family and friends too numerous to mention. Colors May Be Worn.


Aaron Edward Bleeker

With deep sorrow, the Family and close friends of Aaron Edward Bleeker regret to announce his death on January 12
th, 2020 in his 46th year.A casual celebration will be held to commemorate Aaron’s life on Saturday February 1st, 2020 at the Wharf Restaurant and Bar located at 14 Water Street in St. George’s between 4:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.Family and  close friends welcome anyone who wishes to come with a smile to pay respects to the wonderful man that Aaron was and to share stories and raise a glass to the “Aaron” that we all remember in heaven.Open bar with “nibbles” from 4:00p.m – 5:00p.m. Cash bar from 5:00p.m. 6:00p.m.In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to his daughter Megan Bleeker’s US$ Education account at Clarien Bank Limited – a/c # 6000228163.  The name on the account is Robin &/or Robert Petersagf Megan Bleeker – EducationAugustus Funeral Home


A service celebrating the life of Mary Louise Binns, beloved wife of the late Oliver St. Clair Binns, daughter of the late Annie Coretta (Ming) and William Henry Harvey, in her 82nd year, of 27 Sousa Estate Road, Devonshire, will be held at Wesley Methodist Church, Church Street, Hamilton on Saturday 1st February 2020 at 11:00 am.  Mary Lou is survived by her daughter Mary Ann (George) Gilliam, and sons Oliver (Gay) and Dr.Derrick (Dr. Nicola O’Leary); grandchildren Russell Gilliam, Kristen Rogers, Oliver Eugene Binns II, Christopher Binns, Jessica Steede, and Adrian Binns; and great granddaughters Gabrielle Rogers, Ameena Binns and Athena Steede. Interment will follow at Wesley Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Pembroke.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to PALS or the Wesley Methodist Church.  THERE WILL BE NO VIEWING.Also surviving are siblings Helen Dillas, Gloria (Dick) Trott and Llewellyn (Bryony) Harvey; Sisters-in law Collen Dill, Ann Curtis and Adelle Daly; brothers-in-law Erskine Binns and Quinton (Marie) Binns.  Mary Lou also leaves to cherish her memory the United Church Women of Wesley Methodist Church, the Wesley Church family and numerous nieces and nephews. Colours may be worn.



raveside service for Joan Ann Skinner nee Chapman, wife of the late Andre Skinner, loving mother to Andrew and the late Michael Skinner, grandmother to Michae and Tekalia Skinner in her 73rd year of 3 Cheriton Lane, Pembroke will be held at Christ Church, Devonshire on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 1:00 pm.THERE WILL BE NO VIEWING.Lovingly remembered by the Radnor Road Christian Fellowship.



Violette Iola Caisey


A Home Going service for Violette Iola Caisey, wife of the late Ernest Caisey, daughter of the late  Lloyd Archibald and Florence Swan, beloved mother of Glenn Caisey (Carys) Vanetta Furbert, Cheryl-Ann Mapp (Antonio) and the late Dianna Caisey, sister to Linda Wheaton and Merle Faber, of #4 Brightside Cresent Smiths, in her 94th year will be held at St. Patrick’s Church, South Shore Smith’s on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm.Interment will follow the service at St. Mark’s Cemetery.THERE WILL BE NO VIEWINGS.Lovingly remembered by grandchildren: Sian Leslie(Mario), Chellsy Clifton (Christopher) Arion Mapp (Jasmine) Ffion Atie (Wilson) Amber and Colby Mapp and great-grandmother to Milo and Halo Clifton and Amaya and Hudson Leslie; special lifelong friend: Gloria Martin (St Kitts); cousin-in-law: Emily Outerbridge; special cousins: Phillip And Roz Butterfield, Vincent Hollinsid, Lois Astwood and Dr. Keith Archibald (St. Kitts); special nieces and nephews Brenda Wiltshire (Canada), Joanne Campbell, Debbie Holmes (US), Arnold and Horace Landy; special Welsh: family Ann and Stan Saunders, Rhian and Adrian Morris and Carys and Nic Walters; numerous other relatives and friends.Violette was pre-deceased by sisters: Gloria Christopher (Frederick), Sylvia Gairey (Harry) and Cynthia Swan.


Kijani Massai Dion Burgess

A Home Going
 service for Kijani Massai Dion Burgess, beloved son of Kevin and Antoinette Burgess, brother to Khaeljah Burgess, grandson of Sheila Swan, the late Earl and Gloria Burgess and Leslie Swan Jr., in his 17th year of 15 Farmstead Lane, Sandys will be held at The Bermuda Institute Hall, Southampton on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm. Interment will follow the service at St. Annes Cemetery, Southampton.Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Augustus Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 22, 2018 from 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm also at The Bermuda Institute Hall, Southampton on Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm.Lovingly remembered by Aunts ;Royce-Ann (Keith) James, Cheryl and Shawnette Burgess.Uncles; Antoine and Christian Swan, Calix (Deborah) Smith, Michael (Sandra), Kent (Eunice) and Scott Burgess. Great Aunts ; Deborah (Hilton) Cholmondeley, Carol (Vincent) Jacobs, Gail (Gladwin) Robinson, Sheila Wilson, Ruth Swan, Alana (Burton) Smith, Lynn (Andre) Bean, Gini (Edward) Lambert, Roslyn Minors. Great Uncles; Allan, Richard, Mickael (Karen) Ebbin, Wayne Francezia)  Swan, Bernell Burgess. Great Great Aunts;HelenThompson, RosesheeneOttley, Mary Ebbin. Great Great Uncles; Robert (Nettie), Eugene (Flo) Lambe.Best Friend ,Uzi Burgess. Special Cousins; Alex, Chiamo, Maleah, Lexie, Kenji, Aaron, Ras-Mykal, Triston, Sergio, Shunna (Wallace), Sheena, Theresa (DeJaun), Nakita (Anthony), Myiesha, Jason (Anneka), Alex, Chiamo, Maleah, Shukri, As’ad, Yara, Sakae’la, Salae’, Azai, Stephen, Naiz, Sijay, Calix, Shai. Special Friends; Yulanda Francis, Anthony and Patrina andKenzie Smith, Roslyn and Andre Amory and numerous other relatives and friends.Kijani’s favorite color Blue may be worn.In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kijani Burgess Scholarship fund c/o Bermuda Institute.  Donors can use the following account numbers: HSBC – 010263689001 or Butterfield – 20006060096559100 and reference 638200-146.The service will be livestreamed via

June Saltus

 Memorial service for June Audrey Louvaine Saltus, daughter of the late Frederick and Carolyn Saltus, loving mother to Jeanne Norville (Ezra), sister to Eliyahtsoor (Mel) Saltus (Suriellah), Fred EveSr., Victoria Outerbridge (Leroy), Joy Symonds (Angello), and the late Keith Saltus (Victoria), grandmother to Marissa and Alexander Norville, in her 70th year of 1 Ferry Drive, Lower Apt. St. Georges will be held at St. Paul’s Christian Education Centre on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 3:30 pm.Lovinglyremembered by nieces: Rinah(Boaz), Nireeyah (Ohfer), Bahteeyah, Vinisha (Eneye), Christina, Julia, Janae, Nikeisha; nephews: Shamel, Gerald (Rochee), Daniel (Attiya), Fred Jr., Jermahl; cousins: Wendell, Toniiae, Charmaigne, Janet, Edmund (Ed) John, Julia, Royiah; special friends: Suzanne Jackson and Family, Dennis Norville, Carol Stines and Family, The Baha’i Family, St. Paul’s Paget Church Family, Wow Family, Stonington Beach Family, Prospect Secondary School For Girls (PSSG) Family and other family and friends too numerous to mention.


Sandra Katherine Smith


A Home Going service for Mrs. Sandra Katherine Smith, beloved wife of Neville Smith, daughter of Albert (Whitey) Caisey and Dorothy Aubrey, step father Graham Furbert, mother to lorrin Brown 3rd, Casey Hood, Adam Hood and Djaunika Hood, sister to Ishta Nup Paynter, Franklyn Furbert, Margaret Furbert, Ruby Creary and the late Elizabeth Ann Desilva, in her 64th year of # 9 North Shore Road Devonshire, will be held at The First Church of God, North Shore Today, January 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm.Interment will follow the service at St. Peter’s Cemetery.Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at The First Church of God, North Shore Today, January 18, 2020 from 11:00 am – 11:50 am.Lovingly remembered by grandchildren: Lauren, Quan, Tyrek, Ashanti, Jakai, Taj, Zenith, Neko, Sienna, Adam Jr., Addison, Nahla, heiley, Male Khi; great-grandchildren: Harper, Skye, Zyloh, Nona; aunts: Florence, Lilly Walker, Winnie Albouy, Joan Moore; uncles: Colin, George, Walter, Gladoin and Thomas Paynter; father-in-law: Neville Smith; daughters-in-law: Selina, Kadejah, Lois; brothers-in-law: Norbert Simons, Dwayne Smith, Paul Desilva, Dwayne Creary; sister-in-law: Freda Rochester; nieces: Garrina, Candace, Jasmine, Alvin-Ae, Al-Shae, Lilly Rose; nephews: Chris, William, Sivaja’, Jaden; special friends: Betty, Cynthia, Caisey family, Paynter family, Furbert family, Samuels family, June Simmons. Sandra Smith was predeceased by mother-in-law: Melba Smith; nephew: Garry Cann.


Aaron Edward Bleeker

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With deep sorrow, we regret to announce the death of Aaron Edward Bleeker in his 46th year. Aaron is survived by his loving wife Lisa, daughter Megan, Mother Margaret Ryan, Step-Father Gerald Ryan, Father Edward Bleeker and Susan Bleeker, sister Robin Peters (Robert), Uncle David Leach and cousin Derek Leach and his family.  Aaron is loved and will be deeply missed by all of his family and friends in the UK, New York, and Bermuda especially his best friend Simon Tully (Jenny  and family) and numerous others to mention.Details of a celebration of life for Aaron will be shared at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to his daughter Megan Bleeker’s Education Fund at Clarien Bank Limited. Augustus Funeral Home