MELANIE JOY PATRICE WATTS, CPA, age 36, of Maxwell Gardens, Christ Church, transitioned on March 12, 2021. Finance Officer of Massy United Insurance, Consultant at Brisbane Consulting Inc, Founding member of the Caribbean Brain Train and former Board member and Director of Business Development of the Canadian Association of Urban Financial Professionals. Former 1st Violinist of the Barbados National Youth Orchestra, Member of the Barbados Bike Hash House Harriers and Salsa Caribe Dance Group.
Daughter of Patricia Watts and Norman Howard.
Niece of Hartley Watts (United Kingdom) and Flora Watts (Canada).
Cousin of Mandisa, Kip and Trae Watts (Canada), Ebony Watts (UK), Gillian Holder (UWI), Mary Tudor and Keeley Holder (Ministry of Agriculture).
Relative of the Rudder and Howard families.
Treasured and chosen family of Beverley Coppin, Dr. Seymour Douglas (USA), Lynette Joseph-Brown (Trinidad), Margaret Goring (Canada), Senator Christopher and Mrs. Nadine Maynard, Giselle Forde, David Weatherhead and Hazel Collymore.
Friend of Jefferson Clarke, Jamila Headley, Natalie Griffith (Canada), Shari Clarke-Babb, Faith Millington-King, Dr. Rochelle Haynes, Keione Rayside (Bahamas), Neisha McIntyre (Grenada), Zahidah James, Suediann Conliffe, Professor Lisa Ruck, Stephan Simmons-Brathwaite, Dr. Greig Millar, Chiwale Gooding and many others too numerous to mention.
Attendance to the service of thanksgiving for the celebration of Melanie’s life is by invitation only. However, the family invites you to view the live streaming on Friday, April 09, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. Melanie Joy Patrice Watts will repose in the Abundant Life Assembly on Friday, April 09, 2021 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. No mourning colours by special request. Kindly note that all COVID-19 protocols will be in effect.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Barbados Trailway, a project of the Future Center Trust—to create a paved bicycle and pedestrian path located primarily on right-of-way lands of the former Barbados Railway. Donations can be made by cheque addressed Attention: For Melanie Watts, Future Centre Trust Inc, Little Edgehill, St. Thomas, Barbados or by bank transfer to Future Center Trust Inc, CIBC Warrens Chequing Account #44200012, Memo/Note: For Melanie Watts. Donations can also be made by wire transfer to CIBC: SWIFT/BIC FCIBBBBB
Written tributes and condolences may be sent to http://bit.ly/remembering-melanie-watts
To view the live stream of the service, please click here
Friday, April 09, 2021
- 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
- Viewing of the Body
- 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- Funeral Service