IT IS WITH DEEP REGRET THAT WE ANNOUNCE THE DEATH OF MRS AGNES
THOMAS nee BENJAMIN OF LA ROCHE, DELICES WHO RESIDED IN GIRAUDEL.
SHE DIED ON FRIDAY, 15 TH OCTOBER, 2021
SHE IS SURVIVED BY NINE (9) DAUGHTERS: JOAN JOSEPH, MARY WALSH, RUTH
DORIVAL, RUTHINE FRANCIS, MAGDALENE THOMAS, MERINA PAUL, JERINE ETTIENNE,
EUTHELIE PIERRE AND LINDA ABBOTT IN ANTIGUA.
FIVE (5) SONS: RANDY AND BERNARD THOMAS IN DOMINICA, AVAN THOMAS IN
ANTIGUA, JULIAN THOMAS IN ANGUILLA AND ANDREW THOMAS IN TEXAS.
ADOPTED CHILDREN: JULIETTE LLOYD AND SIMON PATRICE IN HOUSTON, TEXAS.
HER BROTHER: CYPRIEN ‘BOBBOY’ BENJAMIN IN GIRAUDEL
HER SISTER: JUSTINA BENJAMIN IN MARTINIQUE

GRAND CHILDREN:
KIMANI DESIREE, CURT AND ANNE MARIE ETTIENNE, DEBORAH FRONZA, ISRAEL AND
ESTHER FRANCIS, SARAH JOHNSON, MIGUEL AND JOSEPH TOULON, EUTHELIE AND
SABRINA CHRISTMAS, CALVIN AND KYLE PAUL, ANDREA, DRU-ANN AND JOEL THOMAS
ALL IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. FIONA PAUL IN CANADA.
KESLAR, KENNY AND KASEY THOMAS IN ANGUILLA. NICK, NICOLE, ARIAH AND
SHEMIAH THOMAS AND JADA ABBOTT ALL IN ANTIGUA. CORPORAL BRANDON
THOMAS OF THE ROYAL ANTIGUA POLICE FORCE.
JOHN ‘SOCAJOHNNY’ DAVID IN ENGLAND AND CARLA THOMAS HENDERSON IN ST
THOMAS, U.S.V.I
CURLYSSIA WALSH; DWAINE GIRAUDEL; RONALD, YANNICK, YANNICIA, TESSA AND
JANICE THOMAS – STAFF OF FRESH MARKET IN DOMINICA. DENIS AND AGNES
PIERRE – EXTENSION OFFICER, MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE.
CONSTABLE IRWIN DORIVAL (JR) OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA POLICE
FORCE AND ITON DORIVAL – STAFF OF THE ST MARY’S COOPERATIVE CREDIT UNION
LTD.
DAWN ETTIENE – PROPRIETOR OF DIVAS ROADSIDE BAR IN GIRAUDEL; COURTNEY
WALSH – PROPRIETOR OF WALSH REFRIGERATION & AIR CONDITIONING SERVICES
AND RAPID RESPONSE RECOVERY SERVICES.

GREAT GRAND CHILDREN:
JEWELLE BRUNO, SHYVONNE POND AND NYEEMA HENDERSON ALL IN ST THOMAS,
U.S.V.I; LLYAS, BREANNA AND ASHLEY THOMAS IN ANTIGUA; JAINA AND XANIAH DAVID
IN ENGLAND;
DOMINIC AND KAYDIN TOULON, CATALEYA AND PHAROAH GOODWIN, ZENNIYA AND
MARKISS JOHNSON, EMILIO AND CHIARA FRONZA, YAZMINDA AND CHIARA FRANCIS
ALL IN THE USA.

GABRIELLE, KHIA AND KHLOE ASTAPHAN; RONALDA THOMAS; KHADIM, CYANNE AND
KAYJUAN GIRAUDEL; DHAKIA PIERRE, ASHTON BUNCHE, CURN AND KHAIJEL WALSH,
KIRVIN JNO BAPTISTE, RENNAE AND KISHTON LEWIS, DEXTER JNO BAPTISTE,
IRMAYAH AND IRAJEEV DORIVAL, MICAH VIDAL, AND TRACY-ANN BRUNO – STAFF OF
THE NATIONAL BANK OF DOMINICA.
DAUGHTERS-IN-LAW: ARIAN FLEMMING THOMAS IN ANTIGUA AND MARCELLA
THOMAS IN ANGUILLA;
SONS-IN-LAW: JASON ABBOTT IN ANTIGUA; IRWIN ‘SHOOKTY’ DORIVAL, MARTIN
PIERRE, MICHEL FRANCIS AND CLIFFORD PAUL IN DOMINICA.
SPECIAL NIECE: MARY ‘LOVE ALONE’ BENJAMIN
OTHER NIECES: SONIA, ROSEMARY, MONA, MARILYN AND JOSEPHINE LETANG,
ANDRINA HECTOR, CHRISTIANA, JULIETTA AND DOROTHY BENJAMIN AND CYNTHIA
ROMAIN;
NEPHEWS: FREDERICK, JOSEPH, REGINALD AND THOMAS BENJAMIN; CLYDE HECTOR
AND ROY JULIEN;
CLOSE RELATIVES: THE BENJAMIN AND JAMES FAMILIES OF GIRAUDEL AND DELICE;
THE LATAILLE FAMILY OF GIRAUDEL; FELIX AND FRANCIS MITCHEL AND FAMILIES;
URSULINE AND PHILBERT HARVE AND THEIR FAMILIES; KELVIN FRANCIS AND FAMILY;
THEREASA AND VERDAN PETERS IN NEWTOWN; AND TEACHER NATASHA JERVIER.
CLOSE FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS: THE ALFRED FAMILY OF GIRAUDEL; ANN AND
VIRGINIA GIRAUDEL AND THEIR FAMILIES; VERDAN ANTOINE AND FAMILY AND THE
REMIE FAMILY IN EGGLESTON; MR AND MRS PHILLIP HARVE; ALEXINA JNO BAPTISTE
AND FAMILY; GERALDINE ALEXANDER AND FAMILY; AUNTY TITI AND FAMILY IN
GOODWILL; PEARLY FONTAINE, VALDA AND JOSIE LETANG; LOUISA WILLIAMS,
EARL’BOYEE’ LAUDAT, AULT VIDAL, KAREN GIRAUDEL, HANNAH DORIVAL AND PARISH
PRIEST FATHER FRANCIS;
NURSE RENATTA TOULON, NURSING ASSISTANT GLORIA LAUD, DOCTOR URANDEY,
NURSE DODDS AND STAFF OF THE GLOVER WARD.
MERVIN ALEXANDER AND MEMBERS OF THE GIRAUDEL/EGGLESTON CATHOLIC
CHURCH CHOIR.
THE ENTIRE COMMUNITIES OF GIRAUDEL, EGGLESTON, NEWTOWN AND DELICE.
THE FUNERAL MASS WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY, 29 TH OCTOBER, 2021 AT 10.00 AM
AT THE FATIMA PARISH CHURCH IN NEWTOWN. VIEWING WILL COMMENCE AT 9.30
AM, FOLLOWING WHICH SHE WILL BE INTERRED AT THE ROSEAU ROMAN CATHOLIC
CEMETARY.
PERSONS ARE REMINDED TO ADHERE TO THE EXISTING COVID/HEALTH PROTOCOLS.
PHYSICAL DISTANCING WILL BE OBSERVED AND PERSONS ARE URGED TO PLEASE WEAR
MASKS. HAND SANITIZER WILL BE PROVIDED.