GOODING – DOREEN ELRITA, aged 93, late of Lyder’s Hill, St. Philip entered peacefully into rest on Friday, December 17, 2021. Daughter of the late Virginia Griffith. Wife of the late Seibert Gooding. Mother of Jeannie Phillips, Celia Clarke-Sweeti and Heather Gooding. Grandmother of Kevin Phillips, Kerry Stuart, Nicola Clarke and Neco Clarke. Great-Grandmother of Kevia and Nyema Phillips and Neymar Perryman. Sister of Gwendolyn Goring nee Mason (US) and the late Isla Jordan, Earl, Delbert (Darrel) and Ena Griffith. Aunt of Anthony (US) and Ralph Inniss, Basil, Delbert, Elvis, Robin and Ricardo Griffith, Corrolita Doughty, Cherie Jordan, Antoinette Blades (US), Joan Butcher (US), Marlene (US) and Wilfred Newton, Charles Goring (Monty) (UK), Pat Howell, Hyacinth and Jacqueline Goring and Janet Eastmond (all of the US). Great-Aunt of Stacey Gittens, Natalie Parris, Dwayne Inniss and many more. Mother-in-law of Hamilton Phillips, Mike Sweeti and the late Olton Clarke. Sister-in-law of Viola Smith, Walter Gooding, Eula Graham, Esther Millar and Cephas Gooding. Godmother of Carlisle Greenidge, Sylvia Gittens and many more. Relative of the Griffith, Clarke and Mason families. Friend of Vernese Butcher, Cora Clarke, Donna Straughn, Christine Brathwaite, Eliott Jones and many more. A service of celebration and thanksgiving will be held on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Flowers may be sent to Lyndhurst Funeral Home no later than 7:30 a.m. on Thursday. Kindly note that all COVID-19 protocols will be in effect.
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