Leonne Jean-Baptiste 1933 2022

1933 2022
Obituary of Leonne Jean-Baptiste OBITUARY Leonne Jean-Baptiste Bertil “Mother” as she is known to everyone, passed away on November 27, 2022 after a long battle with Parkinson’s. On May 18, 1933, in Limbe a commune of the Northern department of Haiti, Thelusma Jean-Baptiste and Marguerite Amardy welcomed Leonne, their second child of five. May 18, a historic day for Haiti (Flag Day following its Independence), a monumental date, a beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She really enjoyed her childhood and attended L’ecole des Soeurs of St Agnes in Limbe. In about her twenties, she met her beloved husband Pierre Bertil whom she later married and started a wonderful life. They gave birth to four adorable, happy, and wonderful children. Family was important to her. She Not only work as a seamstress making wonderful garments which she sold at the local market, also travel abroad around the Caribbean buying and selling goods to support her family.In 1969, her husband set forward in search of a better life in the United States. She remained incredibly devoted, while working to support, provide and care for her four children. In 1980, she had to make the hardest decision as a mother could ever do, leaving her kids behind to join her husband in the US in quest of a better future for the family. She was later reunited with them where she and her husband raised them with great pride and accomplishments. Leonne, known by all the the children as Grandma, worked in the hospitality industry for 25 years until she retired. She was a loving, hardworking, very supportive figure to her family, and everyone that crossed her path, also benefited from her helping hands and great heart. She made it her mission to enrich and improve the lives of others. Leonne was often misunderstood by those who did not know her because of her stern demeanor, but under that façade she was warm, caring and loving. She loved being in the kitchen and was a great cook, she entertained her family and friends by cooking for them, then sat down and watched them enjoy it. She also loves to sing Latin hymns. Unfortunately, after her retirement she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. As the disease progressed, she moved in with her daughter and her son in law. Sadly, on that Sunday November 27, 2022, the Lord called upon her and we will truly miss her. She is preceded in death by her parents Thelusma and Armady. She is survived by her Children: Marie-Joe, Nirva, Pierre Junior and Lilly; her grandchildren- Tracy, Wesly, Rasheed, Liana, Nelson, Jayda Lee and great grandchild Jayce; her siblings Edith Jean-Baptiste and Silvio Jean-Baptiste; her nieces, nephews, cousins and all her other relatives and friends who will forever cherish her memory.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Leonne Jean-Baptiste 1933 2022.

Chapels Park

Death notice for the town of: Mt Vernon, state: New York

death notice Leonne Jean-Baptiste 1933 2022

obituary notice Leonne Jean-Baptiste 1933 2022

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