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Alva McCaskie June 15, 2020

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. For live stream of the service you may log onto https://inlovingmemory.online/AlvaOrettaMcCaskie

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.

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    Honor M Wiltshire says

    Sincere condolences from Honor, Umsebe and Vincent. May she rest in peace and rise in glory.

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    Yvette Lewis says

    Ashley and I, and the Lewis family of Boston, Massachusetts, extend our deepest sympathies to Anthony and Ingrid, for the loss of their mom; and to the Williams family, for the loss of their dear sister. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief.
    Yvette Lewis

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    Grafton Hinds says

    We have lost a dear old lady whose legacies were giving, sharing and caring. Condolences to Benjamin and the entire family. We look forward to meeting her in Heaven.

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    Cecile Harper says

    To the McCaskie and Parris family, my sympathy to you on the passing of your mother and grandmother. May she Rest In Peace..

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    Neila Hinkson (Harper) says

    Anthony and Ingrid, to you and your families, I extend condolences on behalf of myself, Gregory and the girls on the recent passing of your mother. May she Rest In Peace and rise in glory. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

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    Michael Martindale says

    My deepest condolences with prayers to Ingrid, Anthony and to the entire family, relatives and friends of Alva McCaskie. She has been a long time neighbor and always so gracious and quiet. I will miss seeing her. Jehovah is the God of all comfort. (2 Corinthians 1: 3-4) and the God of true promises. (Revelation 21:3-4)

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    Michael Martindale says

    My deepest condolences with prayers to Ingrid, Anthony and to the entire family, relatives and friends of Alva McCaskie. She has been a long time neighbor and always so gracious and quiet. I will miss seeing her.

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    Michael Martindale says

    Continued:
    Jehovah is the God of all comfort. (2 Corinthians 1: 3-4) and the God of true promises. (Revelation 21:3-4)

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