Welcome to Downes & Wilson Funeral Home
Funerals are for the living… it is a process that assists the emotional needs of families, folding death into the circle of life and love.
The trauma and sorrow of losing a loved one make it very challenging to engage in the analysis and decision-making of funeral arrangements. The many services that Downes & Wilson provides, facilitate what is really a very personal decision, an expression of your feelings, and your final tribute to the personality and taste of your loved one.
Our Logo - The Eternal Flame
The fond memories of those you love are treasures you will always remember. We keep The Eternal Flame as a memorial to your loved one.
We understand that it is not always possible to pay your respects in person. We therefore hope that our obituaries feature will help you to connect and send your condolences in honour of a deceased friend or relative. You can search for your loved one by clicking the button below to view the list of obituaries.
Celebrating The Life of Barbara Oneta Shillingford née Palmer
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Celebrating The Life of Orville Harcourt Clarke
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A funeral service is a personal undertaking which is influenced by your relationship to the deceased. It provides the opportunity for family, friends and other acquaintances to gather in honor of the person who died whilst being supportive of immediate family and friends.
Let us guide you throughout this challenging time. When a loved one passes in another country, making all of the necessary arrangements can be daunting. Our repatriation service will provide the guidance and support you will need.
Flowers are a traditional part of the burial rite. They are not only beautiful, but also an expression of love, sympathy and respect for the deceased and their relatives. Flowers create a background of warmth while also exhibiting the frailty of life. We work with professional Florists to assist you with your floral needs.
Emotional words about our services
- These words say exactly what’s in our hearts! … For being willing to listen And willing to share Not only knowledge But compassion and care. You have a very special way that makes all the difference. Thanks to everyone who was involved in the funeral of Tanya Lamontagne. Your attention to detail, compassion, and patience made a world of difference during this time of great sadness. The Family of Tanya Lamontagne
The Family of Tanya Lamontagne
- To the Staff at Downes & Wilson Funeral Home As you continue to give of your best to comfort, direct and care for those who grieve the death of their loved ones, God will reward you for this great ministry. Thank you all. The family of the late Frank Skeete
- Dear Sirs, On behalf of the Payne and Mc.Caskie families, I am expressing sincere thanks and gratitude for the excellent attention, care and professional services given by the management and personnel of Downes and Wilson Funeral Home with respect to my beloved brother, Karl. Every single aspect of your service was perfect. That in itself has been a tremendous comfort to me personally, my siblings and friends, Karl's children and the wider extended family. I will continue to recommend your Company as the very Best in Barbados. Yours sincerely G.A. Mc.Caskie (Ms.) Attorney-at-Law
G.A. Mc.Caskie (Ms.)
- On behalf of Marva Maynard and the Gilkes family, I sincerely thank the staff of Downes and Wilson Funeral Home for your arrangements and support given during the preparation and funeral of my brother Cyril Anthony Gilkes. Greatly appreciated and God's blessings on your services and staff. Best Regards, Rosalind Griffith
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