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Merton Athelbert Brathwaite February 16, 2019


Aged 74 of Husbands Heights, St. James; former employee of Sagicor General Insurance Inc. entered peacefully into rest on Saturday, February 16, 2019.

Beloved husband of Vilma Brathwaite née Kirton (retired Insurance Agent, British American Insurance Company);

Loving father of Maurice Brathwaite (former Regional Project Manager, RBC) and Monique Brathwaite;

Cherished brother of Elenor Brathwaite-Lawrence (Provincial Secretary, CPWI);

Uncle of Suzanne Lawrence-Jordan, Wynell Griffith and Amanda Lawrence;

Cousin of Anita Gozel Smith, Marguerita Lascelles (UK), Muriel Reece, Marjorie Maxwell, Leroy Harris, Ingrid Brathwaite, Edward Smith, David Williams, Trevor and Jeffrey Morgan (USA);

Father-in-Law of Keisha Brathwaite (Insurance Analyst, Sun General);

Brother-in-Law of Barton Lawrence, Gloriel Rose, Stephen Owen and Valencia Kirton;

Friend of Winston and Yvette Browne, Wendell and Margaret Gibson, Vere Small, Owen Kirton and many others.

The funeral of the late Merton Athelbert Brathwaite leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. for The Chapel of Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10 a.m. for the service, followed by cremation. Tributes by St. Leonard’s Boys’ School Choir will commence at 9:30 a.m. No flowers by special request.

The Chapel Organist is kindly asked to attend.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.


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    Angela Morgan-Gibbons says

    My deepest condolences to the Brathwaite family, my heart is so heavy. Merton may you Rest In Peace.

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    Even Gittschalk says

    Vilma, my deepest condolences. May your husband’s memory be a blessing to you and your family and may God comfort you in this time of sorrow.

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