Dr. Basil Jemmott
Dr. Basil James Christopher Jemmott grew up in Cave Hill, St. Michael, Barbados. Dr. Jemmott was the former Instructor 1 of the Jean & Norma Holder Hospitality Institute. He was the Assistant Director of Training-Operations of the Barbados Technical and Vocational Training Institute.
Son of the late Maizie and Oswald Jemmott.
Husband of Jacquelyn Pilgrim-Jemmott.
Father of Ethan and Gabrielle Jemmott (Canada).
Brother of Hazel Jemmott and Heather Watson (USA), Alvin Jemmott (Jemmott Hotel Management), Eronica Burgess (A.C.E. Dance Centre). Lemuel Ross (Canada), the late Everton, Michael, Arlene and Osbourne Jemmott.
Uncle of Ricardo Knight (USA) Diane Payne (WIBISCO), Candace Browne (Mount Gay Distilleries), Adriane Jemmott, Susan Archer, Julian Jemmott, Brian-Keith Watson and William Watson (all of the USA), Andrew, Mark and Troy Jemmott, Mark Burgess (Barbados), Tanisha, Adrian, Aaron and Avery Ross (Canada).
Nephew of the late Winifred Headley.
Brother-in-law of Marina and Lydia Jemmott, Keith Watson (USA), Richardo Burgess and Karleen Ross (Canada), Alan and Jennifer Pilgrim-Inniss, Edward and Hadia Pilgrim, Shanelle and Janelle Pilgrim.
Son-in-law of Edward and Judy Pilgrim.
Adopted Son of Selwyn and Rosemary Lucas-Reifer.
Relative of the Gibbs, Gaskin, Inniss, Headley, Rochester, Phillips and Walters families.
Friend of many.
A service of celebration and thanksgiving will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. followed by the interment. Tributes will commence at 9:30 a.m. Flowers may be sent to Lyndhurst Funeral Home no later than 7:30 a.m. on Saturday. No mourning colours by special request. In memory of Dr. Basil Jemmott, donations will be graciously accepted to create a Foundation to spread awareness of and offer support for persons who are diagnosed with Cardiac Amyloidosis.
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