David “Mexi” Robin

We announce the death of Mr. David Robin retired Fire Officer better known as Mexi age 60 of La Plaine who resided in Marigot, who passed away on April 25th, 2022, at the Dominica China Friendship Hospital.  

Left to mourn, Wife: Joan Robin (Employee of DASPA)  

Children: Dave, Rhaun, Shanize and Jadi Robin  

Mother-in-Law: Lorna Bertrand  

Six siblings including: Dan Robin  

Niece: Sariah Robin 

Care takers: Erwin, Stephanie, and Huges 

Sisters-in-Law: Nellie, Verna, Maude, Eugenia, Ermin, Grace, Claudia, Vanessa 

Brothers-in-Law: Henzil, Fitzroy, Myke, Brendon, William, Ashwood 

God-Children: Kimberly, Shadey, Emalyn, Athnel, Calvin, Kiwana, Nicaise, Sisi, Sherwin & Triscia 

Nieces-in-Law: Leann, Patrice, Mitchanda, Thiea, Trice, Nicaise, Frizan, Olivia, Donna, Brianna 

Nephews-in-Law: Kerie, Shawn, Sherwin, Lara, Kim, K’Shan, Cairo, Fitzroy, Mickael, Jehseni, Jaden 

Son-in-Law: Jeffrey Durand 

Private physicians, Nurses, Doctors & Ward Aids of the Alford Ward: Matron Matthew, Nurse Scotland, Edmund, Sebastian, Myler, St. Ville, Phillip, Anthony, Bonnie, Nalda, and Mellow. Dr. Theodore Thomas, Dr. Cleona Peters, Dr. Severin, Dr. Winston Thomas, Dr. Jolly & Dr. Justin Fadipe. 

Friends and Family from Marigot:  Musgraves, Emily Moore and Family, Antoine’s, Joyce James and family, Victors, Henderson’s, Christopher’s, Velma Tongue-Austrie, Robins, Martins, Charles, St. Rose, Armours, Robinsons, Carltons, Sylvester’s, Mr. Harper, Daneila Dangleben, Albert,  Vessie, Kelly, Kerry, Rosa, Bethel, Mr. and Mrs. Naziro, Jones, Debbie, Tamar, Rodge, Jerry & Ruthlyn Frank, Abraham’s, Linton’s including Brian and Hon. Lennox Linton, Kristy Alexander and family, Jacqueline Dailey and family, Nelson Street family, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Joseph, John-Ross, Natty, Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Davis, Anton Viville, Mr and Mrs  Cameron, Honica Lawrence and family, Mr. and Mrs. Dodds, Mr. and Mrs. Flamingo James, Tishala Joseph, Delesia and family, Kervin Williams, Eve Pascal, Loise Bristol, Reginald Robin and Family, Mavis and Family, Amoy, Locton and family, Stevenson Robin and family, Stewart Paris and family, Carlton Prince , Ronald Walters and family, Pray associates, Ashille and family, Patricia Thomas and family, Cap Boland, Hazel Cadette and family and the entire Lasoie Parish. 

Mervin Alexander & family, Durand family, Sally Maronie, Kelvin Robinson, Natural Petroleum including Curt Langlais, Dale Collington, Mrs. Vital and family, Nurse Denise, Lester Samuel, Janice, Mr. and Mrs. St. Claire, Matthew family of Bense, Officer Andrew, Theresa Jeremy, Kacey Adams, The Coipel Family including Merle, Ann, Jeff, Jenner, and Kent, Officer Jeremy Matthew, Brian Tevney, Lloyd family, Erma Douglas-Leese, Erma from Castle Bruce, Dense Shillingford and Family, and Fast Company.  

Attorney at Law: Jodie Luke, Dyer & Dyer Office. 

Members of the Dominica Fire Ambulance Service, Police and Custom Officers, DASPA. 

Excavation and Trucking Services 

All the communities in Dominica, especially Grand Bay, La Plaine, and Bense. 

Many other relatives and friends, too numerous to mention. 

Funeral details: 

Venue: Wesley Roman Catholic Church 

Date: Saturday 28th May 2022 

Viewing: 2:00 – 3:00pm 

Funeral Mass: 3:00pm 

Internment: Wesley Roman Catholic cemetery 

Michael “Mike” Mc Carthy

It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Michael Mc Carthy better known as Mike of Trinidad who resided in Canefield. He passed away on Holy Saturday – April 16th, 2022 in Trinidad.

He was the founder of Weldon Insurance Ltd.

The funeral of the late Michael Mc Carthy will be held on Saturday April 23rd, 2022 at 9:00 am at the St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Trinidad.  The Funeral Mass will be carried live and may be followed on YouTube.

The Management & Staff of Demers extends condolences to all bereaved.

Maximain Joseph “Apin” Frampton

We announce the death of our beloved Maximain Joseph Frampton, better known as Apin, age 92, of Mahaut, who resided in St. Joseph, Belles and died at his daughter’s residence in Jimmit. He was a member of the North Eastern Funeral Association.

He left to mourn his children:

Virginia Frampton, Martha King Edwards, Eric, Evrad, Fenton, Mary and Frances Frampton. His Stepdaughters: Eltina Sablon and Philomen Louis.

Grand children: Annmarie Graneau, Brenda and Alicia Joseph, Ghislaine Olive and Maureen Armantrading. Ava, Keiron and Dondi Frampton.  Linda Martin, Kurt Joseph. Lystra and Richie Edwards. Joseph, Junelle, Ernest, Anthony, Mario, Larry, Ann, Nichie, Nickey, Romello, and Kayla Frampton. Claudia Dinnard, Alison Anthony, Lorna Philip. Joanie, Johnie and Larry Louis

Great Grand children: Jareed, Trent and Janae Olive. Keira Cadette, Zakiya Ferreira, Kadelle and Amana Armantrading. Kamron Francis, Cruz, K’lani, Kimani,  Amanda Frampton.  La-talia, Kamron, Crystal Hutchins and Kareem Alexander. Monique and Mondel Anthony. Sherkel and Delonte Philip.  Lydia and Jeremiah Simon, Guy and Kimani Solomon. Larry Louis Jr. Jimmy, Jolene and Jolie Louis.  

Great-great grands: Daniel, Danella, Jayon, Zane, Syesha.

Son-in-Law: Leo Edwards

Daughter-in-law: Sandra Frampton

Relatives including Emmelia Ambrose and family, Tantan Didier and family. The Luke and Simon Family, The Moreau, Anthony families in Mahaut and the Vidal families 

Closest Friends: 

Jermain Clark, Ma Spanny, Istash, John ans Pearl, Brother Shillingford, Marcus
Ismael & Company, Joseph Challenger, Jean Dublin and Family, Essington Jno. Baptiste, Franklyn Cuffy and family, Tony Isidore, Rupert and Carida Lance, Cassian and Ophelia Balthazar, Barba Jules, Honorable Rayburn Blackmore, Le’ve’ Senjo in the USA, The Catholic congregation in Belles, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Friends of NCCU Mahaut Branch, St. Joseph Health Team, Thomas, Lance, Sherma Howe, Sherma Joseph, Jackie, Wilfred, David, Alvin, Andrea, Neighbors too numerous to mention.

The Funeral Mass of Maximain Joseph Frampton will be held on April 20th at the St. Joseph Catholic Church at 2:30 pm, followed by burial at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

The Management & Staff of Demers extends condolences to all bereaved.


We announce the death of Mrs. Rita Jolly, aged 84, of Laudat. She died at the DCFH on Tuesday, 8 th February, 2022.

She leaves to mourn:

  • six children, Dr. Lawrence Birmingham in the USA, Bertillia Matthew, Nurse Frances Jolly, Nurse Brenda Jolly, Theresa Jolly, and Ed Jolly;
  • 14 grandchildren, Mervin Matthew, Nurse Marissa Matthew-Alexander, Marshall Matthew, Dr. Ronnie and Dr. Hynes Birmingham, Nurse Tamara Emmanuel, Milanda Jules, Wayne Matthew, Wendy Matthew, Melissa Nicholas, Alita Royer, Heru Jolly, Denroy Moses, Jadaja Emmanuel;
  • 19 great grandchildren
  • son-in-law, Merrill Matthew
  • daughter-in-law, Vellie Birmingham
  • two sisters, Zela Rolle and Ruthine Lloyd
  • four brothers, Phillip Charles, Rosevelt Rolle, Harrison Winston and Daniel Pacquette;
  • several special relatives and friends to include Milton Austrie, Marvlyn and the rest of the Birmingham family, Boniface Lloyd and family; brothers and sisters of the SDA Church and villagers of Laudat.

Funeral service will be held at the Roseau SDA Church on Thursday, 24th February, at 10:00 am. Viewing commences at 9:30 am.

Burial will be at the Roseau Public Cemetery.

The Management & Staff of Demers extends condolences to all bereaved.

Marie “Aunty Pity” Cuffy

It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of  Marie Cuffy, affectionately known as Aunty Pity, or Nen, of  Grand  Fond, who resided in Boston Massachusetts and died on January 25th, 2022.

She will be remembered by

  • Her children Peter, Auldrick, Jeremiah, Leevy, Sarah, Joffre and Lyster 
  • Sister Gwennie Brown 
  • 26 Grandchildren including Merlyn, Herbert, Hazel, Gavaskar, Albert, Indira, Kemon, Rhonda, Elma, Kurtly and Neisha 
  • 38 Great Grandchildren 
  • 5 Great Great grandchildren 
  • 3 sons-in-law and 2 daughters-in-law 
  • 11 nieces and 12 nephews 
  • 4 Godchildren – Raphael Phillip, Anthony and Daphne Browne, and  Ashworth Cuffy
  • The Grand Fond/Riviere Cyrique and Boston communities, The Prince, Phillip, Browne and Cuffy families of Grand Fond, and numerous relatives and friends.

The funeral of the late Marie Cuffy, will take place on Saturday February 12th, 2022, at St Katharine Drexel Parish Church, 517 Blue Hill Avenue, followed  by burial at Fairview Cemetery, 45 Fairview Avenue, Boston MA.

Funeral Mass will be carried live by EmoNews.

The Management & Staff of Demers extends condolences to all bereaved.

Lennox “Radigan” Royer

Dr Lennox O. T. Royer AKA Radigan died on Thursday August 16, 2021 in Toronto Canada

He was a former Inspector of the Royal Dominica Police Force and Bishop of the Direct Messenger Church.

He leaves to mourn:





Rhona Royer-Lawrence



Marva Royer-Bogaert




Ro-Anne Royer-Engle


Lenroy & wife Andrea Royer

Lester Orlano & wife Lisan Powell-Royer









Patson Hyson in Canada

Agatha in Martinique

Avril in USA

Frances in Guadeloupe





Brothers: Eddie


Gregory in USA

Selvaughn in USA

Aunt: Gertrude Royer

Stepmother: `Stephanie Romain-Royer


Gloria Etienne

Albert Thomas

Dorothy Germaine-Thomas

Ken, Caesar, Herminus, Roy and the Emmanuel family

Peggy in UK

Jennifer in Holland

Cleveland in Grenada


Numerous Friends including:





Members of the music fraternity both in Dominica and overseas

Grand children, nephews and nieces both in Dominica and overseas names too numerous to mention

The funeral service for the late Dr Lennox “Radigan” Royer will take place in Toronto, Canada on a date to be announced


The Management & Staff of Demers extends condolences to all bereaved.

Anthony “Tony” Clement John

It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of 59 year old Anthony Clement John, better known as Tony, of St. Joseph, who resided at Grand Savanne, Salisbury. He died on Friday 30th April at his home in Grand Savanne.  He was the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Bank of Dominica.

He is survived by:

Wife: Deborah Leblanc-John

Son: Sidney

Brothers & Sisters: Giftus, Justina and Simon in the United States, Johanna and Avril

Aunt: Mamah Alexis

Uncles: Ronald Julien in Canada, Sheffield John in United Kingdom and Thaddeus Louis

Nieces & Nephews: Mandissa, Jamal and Brian in the United States, Tanecia in Antigua  and Samilia

Grand niece: Katalyna

Adopted brothers: Fr. Glanville Joseph and Pelham Jno. Baptiste


He will also be remembered by:

Mother-in-law:  Fedaline Leblanc

Father-in-Law: Claudius Leblanc

Brothers & Sisters-in-law including Symes, Mariel, Ida, Celia, Clevia, Danielle, Claudius Leblanc (Jr.), Lulu and Craig.

Close family and friends:

Dr. Ruby Blanc & Edgar Hunter & family, Earl & Rosamund Edwards & family, Starnie & Stephan Jno. Jules & family, Murphy Vidal, Rochdale Alexis, Glen & Sherma John & family, Gordon, Gairy & Mathilda Julien, Fr. Jacky Merillan, Fr. Brancker John, Fr. John Mark, Dr. Reginald LaFleur, Brother Jeffery Rolle, Francis Letang, Shirley & Vaughn Royer, Barbara Dailey, Sharon Pascal & family, Vilna Stephenson & family, Olivet Jno. Charles & family, Mr. & Mrs. Ellingworth Edwards, Doreen Shillingford & family, Herlson Shillingford & the Eugene family in St. Joseph, Diane Pierre, Coralie Eugene, Mr. & Mrs. Franklyn Cuffy, Ambassador Martin Charles & Mrs. Charles, the St. Joseph Church Choir, Chermeka, Gislyn, Flora and other members of the Colihaut Church Choir, the John families of St. Joseph & Salisbury, the Henry & Isidore families of Mahaut, Massacre & St. Joseph, the Gasper family of Mero, the Elie and Vidal families of Salisbury, the Julien family of St. Joseph & Massacre, the communities of Colihaut and St. Joseph, past Board members, management and staff of the National Bank of Dominica, management and staff of the Dominica Social Security, Sister Edmund and staff of the Alford Ward at the China Friendship Hospital, many other relatives and friends in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada and Dominica.

The funeral of the late Anthony “Tony” Clement John of St. Joseph will be held on Friday May 21st at the St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church. Viewing at 2.00p.m and Funeral Mass at 3.00p.m.  followed by interment at the St. Joseph Roman Catholic cemetery.

The Management & Staff of Demers extends condolences to all bereaved.

Felix Wiliams

It is with sadness that we announce the death of 87 year old Felix Williams of Cochrane. He died on: March 19, 2021

SPOUSE– Christina Merona Williams

CHILDREN: Jules, Allan, Francess, Julius, Andy and Master Sergeant Tony Williams, United States Air Force.

STEPDAUGHTER: Lucy Poponne Charles.

DAUGHTERS-IN-LAWS – Nighdy Williams, Emma Thomas and Bernadine St. Rose

GRAND CHILDREN: Carol Dover, Rowann Penny, Tek, Julianna, Julia Prentis, Jamille Thomas, Jamele, Michele, Breanne, Ajani And Hassan Williams.

GREAT GRAND: Aiden and Ethan Penny, Gabriella Brown, Amari and Brian Thomas, Xavier,  ,  Daniel, and Julissa Powel.

BROTHER– Michael Williams

SISTER-IN-LAW – Anna Williams

NEPHEWS to include Michael Jr, Francis, Jonathan, Morris, Billy, Gilbert and Patrickson        Williams

NIECES- to include Dawn Dukar, Patricia, Miranda, Jonia and Marie Clarke.

MANY OTHER NIECES AND NEPHEWS including The Garraways, Williams, Smith, Minnette, Clarke and Wright families.

SPECIAL FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS including Juliette Jones, Doreen Simon, Simon Abraham, Ralph George, Martin, Kieth, Levry, Shem, Catherine and Oliver Valerie, Nurse Ivo Jno.Baptiste.

CAREGIVERS: Sharon, Keisha, Meryna and Yes We Care Supervisor,  Parliamentary Representative Dr. Irving McIntyre.

MANY OTHER FAMILY AND FRIENDS here and abroad whose names are too numerous to mention.

The body of the late Felix Williams will be viewed at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday 6th April 2021, at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. The funeral service takes place at 3:00 p.m and followed by interment @ Roseau Roman Catholic cemetery.

The Management & Staff of Demers extends condolences to all bereaved.

Eileen Justine Valentine

We announce the death of 90-year-old Eileen Justine Valentine better known as Ma Bristol of Penville, but resided at Portsmouth

She died on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at the Dominica-China Friendship Hospital.

She was the mother of Lucille Johnson, Phillis Mendes, Francillia, Xaverine, Francis, Philsbert, Alickson, Joseph, Michaela, Michael, Martin Valentine.

She is also survived by

Sisters: Lister Gilbert, Rosa Emanuel, Clairon, Marion and Molly Joseph.

30 Grand Children including Ericson, Patrickson, Kinna LeBlanc, Aaron Johnson, Olivia Bing, Laurina Paul, Brandon Mendes, Mario, Joey, Beverly-Ann, Joanna, Mickel, Malika, Malik, Lickel, Adejah, Bianka Kevin, Kennard Valentine, Robert Boman-Saib, Rodriguez, Rodger and Leandra Panthier.

27 Great Grand Children: Justin and Astra LeBlanc, Dean and Dillon Joseph, Allen and Azari Etienne, Jeremiah and Western Mendes, Liberty and Austin Bing, Harper, and Jewel Johnson.

She will also be remembered by

Son-in-law Earl Mendez and Walter Bing.

Daughters-in-law, Hazel, Decima, Fern, Brenda Valentine

Numerous Nieces and Nephews including Nathalie, Patrick, and Julie LeBlanc, Junie Durand, and Healey Williams.

Caretaker Ms. Cynthia Aaron and members of the Portsmouth Roman Catholic Community.

The viewing of the late Eileen Justine Valentine (née Joseph) better known as “Mama” or “Ma Bristol” of Portsmouth will take place at Portsmouth Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, April 24th, 2021 at 2 pm followed by the funeral Mass.

The Management & Staff of Demers extends condolences to all bereaved.

Simon “Bogard” Joseph

It is with sadness we announce the death of 95 year old Simon Joseph, retired fisherman, better known as Bogard, of Newtown. He died on Sunday January 10th 2021.

He leaves to mourn:

  • one adopted daughter Theresa Joseph
  • one brother, Hayden Joseph of Kings Hill
  • Sister-in-law Marie.
  • Nieces: Rosie Felix, Cecilia Cooke, Theresa Hector, Susan, Heather and Violet Joseph, and their families.
  • Nephews: Julien Alexander and Henry Joseph and their families.
  • Godchildren: Brandon, Connie, Mario and their parents
  • Other relatives including the Hazel, and Xavier families.
  • Friends including Verdan Peters, Cyrilia Daniel, Frances James, and neighbours and fisher folks of the Newtown community.

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The Funeral Mass of Bogard Simon Joseph will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Newton, on Tuesday January 19 at 3:00pm. Viewing will begin at 2:30. Interment will follow at the Roseau Catholic Cemetery.

The Management & Staff of Demers extends condolences to all bereaved.