It is with great sadness that we inform of the passing of Alva Oretta McCaskie of Grazettes Gardens, St. Michael and formerly of Manchester, UK on June 15, 2020. Retired Registered Staff Nurse of Manchester Royal Eye Hospital (UK) and former employee of Harrisons Duty Free Barbados.
Daughter of the late Edgar and Doris Williams;
Beloved widow of James Colleton McCaskie;
Devoted mother of Dr. Anthony McCaskie (Pinnacle Dental Care) and Ingrid Parris (WHO -Switzerland);
Loving grandmother of Benjamin, Joshua (Switzerland) and Simon Parris, Zachary and Zahra McCaskie;
Cherished great grandmother of Elijah Parris;
Sister of Douglas (George) Williams (UK), Euretta (Lorna) Georges and Sirleen (Dave) Gaskin (both of the USA), Earl Williams and Cecil Durant (Canada), Clarence Williams and the late Anita Forde, Hammond, Vernon and Rothstein Williams;
Loving aunt of many in Barbados, Canada, the UK and the USA;
Mother-in-Law of Debra McCaskie;
Sister-in-Law of Joy, Ianthe, Juetta, Antoinette and Carmelita Williams;
Relative of the Tull, Whittaker, Dawe, Crichlow and Price families;
Friend of Stephanie Jackman, Gloria McCollin, Sheila Martindale, Lionel Whittaker, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Mayers, Sylvia Forde, Maloney Alkins, the late Mrs. Downes, the late Mrs. Eastmond and many others.
A Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the life of Alva Oretta McCaskie takes place on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at St. George Parish Church, The Glebe, St. George; followed by the interment in the Churchyard.
The Organist is kindly asked to attend. Flowers may be sent to Downes & Wilson Funeral Home on Tuesday June 30, 2020, no later than 8 a.m.
Relatives and friends may pay their last respects Downes & Wilson Funeral Home on Monday, June 29, 2020 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.