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Lucita Richards-Ward August 30, 2021

Date of Funeral

September 1, 2021

Lucita Richards-Ward

Aged 90 of Ashdeane Village, Black Rock, St. Michael entered peacefully into rest on Thursday, August 26, 2021.

Daughter of the late Stanley and Cammie John (St. Lucia);

Widow of Sonny Ward;

Former wife of the late Courtenay Richards;

Mother of Betty Downes-Richards and Adisa Andwele;

Grandmother of Narad Richards, Jamekal Andwele, Leandro Downes and Jadisa Andwele;

Great grandmother of Nadara Richards;

Mother-in-law of Ernest Downes and Ermine McLawrence-Andwele;

Former mother-in-law of Jacqueline Andwele;

Grandmother-in-law Tara Watts-Richards and Mia Andwele;

Adoptive grand mother-in-law of Latoya Hall;

Step great-grandmother of Tamia Small;

Adoptive great-grandmother Ladavika Hall-Burke;

Sister of Pamela Dujon, Griselda Isaac, Juanita Naitram and Eric Malaykhan, and the late Camilla Reece, Alma Elibox, Cecil John and Stanley Malaykhan;

Aunt of Cindy, Charlene, and Jason Dujon,  Gina Maraj, Shanti Maraj- Straughn, Maria Hood, Cynthia and Edmund Elibox, Ameina Storey, Emma Helling, Sharon  Fleming, Robert Malaykhan, Dave Isaac, and Jesse Naitram;

Cousin of Amina, Hassan and Anand Gibson, Peter,
Anson and Sarah Aswat,  Zaubida John, Cerline Johannes and family;

Sister-in-law of Elvin Naitram and the late Ulric Reece;

Friend of Jacqueline Brathwaite and many others.

The funeral for the late Lucita Richards-Ward leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Thursday, September 2, 2021 for St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cathedral, Jemmott’s Lane, St. Michael where invited relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10 a.m. for the Service of Thanksgiving; followed by interment at the Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens. No mourning colours by special request.

Live streaming at https://eternally-cherished.online/LucitaRichards-Ward

The Organist is kindly asked to attend. Instead of wreaths, stem roses in red, white, pink or yellow combined with ferns, may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home on Thursday, September 2, 2021 no later than 7 a.m.

 Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home today, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

All Covid-19 protocols must be acknowledged.


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    Dahlia Jeremie family new orleans says

    Deepest condolences to the family of a great lady ms.richards you will truly be miss by cynthia delicia and family. 👼😇😇😇😇😇😇👼

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    Sandy Lane Golf Turf team says

    Condolences from The Sandy Lane Golf Turf and Landscape team.

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    Michelle Doughty says

    Condolences from the Doughty and Harper families

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    Emerson Bowen says

    My sincere condolences to Betty Downes-Richards and family on the passing of your loved one. May God comfort you at this time.
    From Emerson Bowen

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