Averil Benjamin

Sunrise: October 26, 1932
Sunset: October 18, 2018

Averil Benjamin née Atkins also known as “Benjie”, aged 85 of Brooklyn New York, USA and formerly of Silver Hill Landing Scheme and Edey’s Village, Christ Church.
Wife of Herman Benjamin better known as “Sonna Boy”.
Daughter of the late Germaine Atkins (Girlie) and MacDonald Weekes.
Mother of Wendy Atkins (UK), Jennifer Harewood (Benjamin) Anthony and Richard Benjamin (USA), Hallam and Joseph Benjamin.
Grandmother of Andrea and Fiona Connor, Justin Atkins (UK), Paul Rollins, Lyndon Harewood, Sherwyn Jones and Richelle Benjamin (USA), Janique Richards-Sandy (St. Vincent) Sergio Murrell, Nia and Shakedia King, Rico, Shauna and Kibibi Benjamin, Janelle Carrington, Mia Worrell and Shane Lashley.
Great Grandmother of 19.
Great Great Grandmother of 1.
Sister of Verene Blenman and Anita Jones (Canada), Icilma Carter (UK), Leroy Weekes and the late Ernesta Walcott.
Mother in Law of Michael Harewood and Paula Benjamin-Tudor (USA).
Stepmother of Sandra McDowell (Linton).
Adoptive Mother of Marvette Lynch and Marcelle Yvonne Gill (USA) and many others.
Friend of Flora Trotman, Yvonne Mills and Grace Brathwaite (USA) and many others.
Relative of the Atkins, Layne, Pilgrim, Weekes and Benjamin families.
The funeral leaves Lyndhurst Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Saturday, November 03, 2018 for The Chapel at Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for the service and interment. Flowers may be sent to Lyndhurst Funeral Home no later than 7:30 a.m. on Saturday.


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Nov 03 2018


10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Nov 03 2018
  • Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens


Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens
Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, Barbados
George Griffith

Funeral Director

George Griffith
(246) 426-4170

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Jill Henry-Small Jill Henry-Small wrote on October 30, 2018 at 2:05 pm
deepest sympathy to the Benjamin family from Jill and Peter Small.
Funeral NoticePlease note that the funeral for Marcellus Louis is on Thursday, July 15th, 2021 at 2:00 PM
Topic: Grieving Differently with COVID 19In this Social Work Season 2021 of Love and Loss ... Sunday March 21 takes us to a place of 'Loss'

'Ubuntu' I am because We are standing on the foundation built by Social Worker Legends. Much of today is being built on COVID 19. It has caused much delayed grief, new funeral arrangements and new fears to enter a funeral home or to touch a loved one.

To take us through this COVID 19 Grieving differently is Mr. Peter Griffith, Funeral Director of Lyndhurst Funeral Home.

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