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Hilda Licorish April 20, 2021

Deaconess Hilda Mondelle Licorish née Alleyne

Affectionately known as “Hill”

Sunrise: October 6, 1923 | Sunset: March 27, 2021

Of Husbands Gardens, St. James; formerly of Cave Hill, St. Michael and White Hill, St. Andrew; faithful member of Mount Zion United Holy Church of America, Wavell Avenue, St. Michael.

Daughter of the late Samuel and Ethel Murray;

Widow of James “Bobby” Licorish;

Mother of Clyde and Victor Licorish (USA), Barbara “Meg” Jordan (former employee of the National Housing Corporation), Anna Shepherd (former Senior Coach, National Sports Council) and the late Euclid Alleyne;

Devoted grandmother of Nicole and Tonya Licorish (USA), Mark Alleyne (UK), Akeem Alleyne, Dwight and Dr Erica Dionne Jordan, Danielle Shepherd, Akindele Licorish, Olivia Waldron, and the late Stephen Alleyne;

Adoptive grandmother of Liane Lavine;

Great grandmother of 12;

Sister of Lionel Alleyne and the late Rueben Ward, Milton and Maude Alleyne;

Aunt of Sandra, Judy and Stephanie Alleyne (USA), Juliette, Terry and Ormond Clarke, Pastor Ella Holder Randolph and Ricardo Springer;

Great aunt of Tony Alleyne, Carmeta Knight, Daniel Archer and Mary Applewhaite;

Mother-in-law of Daniel Jordan, Zelma Licorish, Hyacinth Alleyne and Delano Shepherd;

Sister-in-law of Elsie and Margaret Alleyne;

Relative of the Alleyne, Murray, Watson and White families;

Cherished friend of President Emeritus St Clair Howell and Minister Rosetta Howell and the members of Mount Zion United Holy Church of America.

The funeral of the late Deaconess Hilda Mondelle Licorish née Alleyne takes place on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Hall, St. Peter at 10 a.m.; followed by the interment.

Wreaths may be sent to Downes & Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Saturday, April 24, 2021 no later than 7 a.m.

Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home on Friday, April 23, 2021 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

All Covid-19 protocols must be acknowledged.

Condolences(4)

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    Muriel Niles says

    Sincere condolences from Quenin Niles and family..

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    Zelleen Collymore says

    God has called another beautiful soul home. Recalling with fond memories the times we spent together. Sending my deepest sympathy to her family . May God continue to strengthen you all at this time.

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    Margaret Morris ( Angie Walrond ) & Family Georgia, USA. says

    My dearest Auntie Hilda, we are not blood related, but because of your close friendship with my mother Kathleen, I love you like an auntie. You showed me much love, and was always ready to give such good advice in such a tender manner, as you would give to your own daughters. To Meg, my friend and all the family, accept my heartfelt condolences. Mama Hilda lived an exemplary life, and will therefore be rewarded by our Lord Jesus. May she rest in eternal Peace.

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    SYLVIA says

    Poem: THE JOY OF LIFE

    Auntie Hilda lived a full life.

    She was surrounded by a loving and caring family.

    She gave her best and earned her keep.

    She never tried to be great or grand but offered a helping hand.

    Auntie Hilda your beautiful Island awaits you.

    I will remember you in my heart.

    Sylvia Ennis (nee Licorish) and Family,
    London UK

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