We regret to announce the death of 63-year old Helen Alcendor (affectionately known as “Sister”) from Bolom, Grand Bay, who passed away in Queens, New York on December 27.

She leaves to mourn:

Husband, Joseph Robert (residing in St. Thomas);

Daughter, Karllen Xavier Lawrence,

Son-in-law, Garth Lawrence,

Grandson, Brett Lawrence, residing in New York,

Adopted daughter, Royette Tavernier, residing in Connecticut.

Siblings: Noeline Charles, Manuel Alexander, Ann Alcendor, and Clebert Francis (in Dominica); Janey Alcendor (in St. Thomas), Mitchel Neran (in Martinique), Glenda Alcendor (in Guadeloupe) and Cyrilla Smith.

Nieces, including McNairline and Chellie Baron in Antigua, Kemaline and Judith Alexander in Grand Bay.

Nephews, including, Dawo, Dandy, Dave, and Piashan Alexander; and Rodderick Charles.

Other close family including the Pacquette family (including Samuel and Bevo) of Grand Bay.

Close friends including Hildreth, Catherina, Dorette, Ella, Nebbie, Claudia from Bolom; fellow tour operators, Angus, Didier, Maggie (from Grand Bay), Rosy (from Stockfarm), the Etienne family from Pointe Mitchel, and others too numerous to mention.

The funeral service will take place on Sunday 30 December from 3-5 PM at Majestic Funeral Services in Queens, New York. Memorial Service will be held in Dominica at a later date.