GRIFFITH – LEILA CELESTE, aged 86, of Montreal, Canada and formerly of Lower Carlton, St. James departed this life on January 11, 2022. Former employee of Bell Canada, Montreal.
Daughter of the late La-Reine “Lorraine” Callender. Godmother of Dr. Rhodri Scantlebury (Delaney) (U.S.A). Cousin of the Roett family of Canada and Barbados. Sister of Alpha Jackman, Shirlene Thorington (Peter), the late David Corbin and others. Relative of Dr. Carvason Griffith (Frederica), Dr. Wendy Griffith-Reece (Michael), Dorcas Griffith-Walrond (Ronald), Jackie Walrond, Oteline Brathwaite, the late Allison Armstrong, the Griffith and Jackman families. Dear beloved friend of Nicole Wharton and family. Friend of Angela Tietolman (Montreal), Basil and Annette Jensen (Montreal), Margaret Clarke (Toronto), Osmond “Ossie” Sargeant (Toronto), Patrick St. Lewis (U.S.A), Dr. Rev. Overton W. Gilkes, Pat Brooks, Brian Payne, Percival Sealy and many others.
A service of celebration and thanksgiving will be held on Friday, March 04, 2022 at St. Albans Anglican Church, Lower Carlton, St. James, where friends and relatives are asked to meet at 1:30 p.m. for the service. The cortege will then proceed to Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens for the interment. Flowers may be sent to Lyndhurst Funeral Home no later than 11:00 a.m. on Friday. Kindly note that all COVID-19 protocols will be in effect.
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