We announce the death of: John Charles better known as “Ton John” or “Pick it Up”
Age: 87 Of:  Dublanc 

He died on the 15th March 2022 at the Dominica China Friendship Hospital

He was the father of:

Children: Jacqueline Charles, Annarose Charles-Elwin – Staff Member of Forestry Division, Juanesse Zamore,Paula Charles and Eddie Zamore 

Adopted sons: Willie and Anson 

He will also be remembered by: 

Sons in Law: Daryl Elwin and Dominique Ramlall

Daughter in law– Marie-Laur Zamore 

Brothers:  Matthew Placid and Philson Nicholas 

Sisters: Theresa Sweney and Evadney Jean Paul in Dominica, Davina Jean Paul in Texas 

Grandsons: Gregs Julien, Meddie Zamore, Jemuel Ramlall, Mason Victor, Rodrique Numitor and Henry Numitor

Granddaughters:  Charlene Lery, Annamary Seraphine-Alexander-Staff Member of the Ministry of Agriculture, Shaminey Walsh-Dupuis- A Teacher at the Goodwill Secondary School), Lizeanna Laudat-Victor- Staff Member at Royal Rockshire Hospital, Sabrina Zamore, Maeddie Zamore and Rachel Ramall 

Grandsons- in-law: Atlee Alexander, Yannick Victor, Elias Dupuis and Charlsen Lery

Granddaughter-in-law: Eloise Samuel 

Nieces: Zani, Nicese, Anna, Maria and Nesa in ST. Thomas, Alison, Desery and Sis in the United States, Lenette, Ruthina and Lizzy in Dominica, Suelan in Tortola, Katie Ferrol-Walter in Florida, Rose and Sandra in England  

Nephews: Joey Joseph in Connecticut, Junior Edmond in Texas, Patrick, Russel, Henry, Marcell, John F and Henderson in Dominic, Chrispine in France, Peter, Mathaise and Richiein St. Thomas, James in St. Marteen, Jeff in St. Vincent and John and Junior in England 

Grandnieces and nephews: 43 including Kimara and Professor Kayleen St. Hilaire

Caretakers: Alice Vache, Nurse Carbon, Nurse Morancie and Dr. Samuel 

Neighbors: Anastasie Belle, Grenidge, Mother Rose and Leticia

Special friends: Hon. Catherine Daniel, Juliana Zamore and family 

Friends and family: including the Charles, Adams, the Lowe and Benjamin families, Nathanie and Vernel Shillingford in Dublanc, Lionel Pinard, Rosette Bertrand, Irving Shillingford and family, Rose, Patrickson, and the Celestine Family in Portsmouth, the Charles Family in Bellefontaine (Martinique), the communities of Dublanc, Bioche, Colihaut and Portsmouth.

The body of the late John Charles known as “Ton John” or “Pick it Up” will be transported from Lyndhurst Funeral Home for viewing at 2:30 p.m. at the Dublanc Catholic Church on Saturday 2nd April 2022. Funeral Service begins at 3:00 p.m. followed by interment at the Dublanc Catholic Cemetery.

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