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Stephney Ashby February 27, 2024

Date of Funeral

June 27, 2023

Stephney Fredrica Ashby

December 2nd, 1935 to June 16th, 2023

of Reed Street, St. Michael.

Life member of the St. Mary’s Anglican Church; member of St. Mary’s choir and inaugural Hymn Speak choir; past President of the Women’s Fellowship; former Secretary of the Caribbean’s Women’s League; trained Cosmetologist.

Daughter of the late Fredrica Ashby and Aubrey Murrell;

Widow of Edward Austin;

Beloved mother of Veronica Ashby (Owner, Springfield Real Estate), Shelly Boyce (Principal, Maria Holder Nursery School Sharon),  Roseanne Myers (General Manager, Atlantis Submarines); Andrea Ashby (Pharmacist, Holborn Pharmacy) and Edward Ashby (Operations Director, Geo Systems Motors Company Ltd);

Loving and devoted grandmother of Jameelah Thomas (Pilot, New Brunswick, Canada), Oliver Thomas (Senior State Counsel, Office of Director of Public Prosecutions), Dr. Alanna Myers, Marcus Myers (Marketing Officer, Barbados Accreditation Council), Dr. Kimberley Springer (Canada),  Michelle Springer, Zoe Parris (Ellerslie Secondary School) and Joshua Ashby (Combermere School);

Cherished mother-in-Law of Dr. Donovan Myers (Gall Hill Medical Clinic), Elwin Springer (Nursing Officer, Psychiatric Hospital) and Cheridan Parris;

Sister of the late Arthur, Randolph and Dorothy Ashby, Joyce Adams and Barbara Jean Connell;

Aunt of Eleisha Ashby, Rodney & Basmati Adams (USA); David Adams, Carl, Orieal & Anderson Pilgrim; Rudolph Jordan, Roslyn Connell and the late Reuben Adams Jr;

Great aunt of Dr. Shari-Jean Hafner, Shaun Adams (USA); Nathaniel & Kurt Pilgrim and several others;

Great-great aunt of Stefan Hafner (USA);

Godmother to many;

Relative of the Adams, Austin, Connell, Springer, Myers, Pilgrim, Johnson and Griffith families;

Friend of Gwyneth Hall and family, Zubeda Kazi, Fatema Patel and family, the Hewitt, Worrell, Walcott, Ward, Gill, Brewster, Alleyne and Liverpool families; the Reed Street and Mason Hall Street communities;  the  St. Mary’s Church family and many others;

Grateful to trusted Caregiver Esther Alleyne.

The funeral for Stephney Fredrica Ashby leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 for St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Bridgetown, St. Michael where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10 a.m. for the Service, followed by the interment in the Churchyard.

The Organist and members of the choir are kindly asked to attend. Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home no later than 8 a.m. on Tuesday, June 27, 2023.

Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home on Monday, June 26, 2023 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.


  1. REPLY
    Davina Layne says

    The Board of Directors, Members, and Secretariat of the Intimate Hotels of Barbados send our deepest sympathy to Roseanne and her family on the passing of Mrs. Ashby.

    It is our hope that Christ will strengthen, comfort, and provide peace to the entire family as well as all those who have been touched by Mrs. Ashby’s passing.

    God be with all who mourn at this difficult time.

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    Joy Cox says

    On behalf of my family, I offer my condolences. May she sleep in peace and rise in glory.

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    Grace Bible Church Paddock Road says

    To the family of the late Stephney Ashby, we extend our deepest sympathies to you during this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    You can reach us at:
    Email: purposewithhope@gmail.com
    Church: Grace Bible Church, Paddock Road, St. Michael
    Tel.no.: 250-0192

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