Melanie Watts

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, Lisa Rock, Stephan Simmons-Brathwaite, Dr. Greg 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

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Apr 09 2021


9:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Apr 09 2021
  • Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Abundant Life Assembly


Abundant Life Assembly
Abundant Life Assembly, Lower Bank Hall Main Road, Bridgetown, Barbados
Russell Griffith

Funeral Director

Russell Griffith
(246) 426-4170

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Osato Iyahen Osato Iyahen wrote on April 9, 2021 at 9:09 pm
You will be missed Melanie.....Rest in peace and rise in glory.
LESLIE GITTENS LESLIE GITTENS wrote on April 9, 2021 at 4:45 pm
Still in disbelief. I am reminded that nothing beautiful is ever really lost. Melonie I already miss your spirit, your intellect and your friendship. Deepest condolences to Mom and Dad and all family and friends.

Rest in paradise my friend.
Kim Archer Kim Archer wrote on April 9, 2021 at 3:52 pm
Condolences to the family of Melanie.
Dawn-Marie Marshall Dawn-Marie Marshall wrote on April 9, 2021 at 3:38 pm
At this time i give my deepest condolences to Pat and extended family. May she rest in peace.
Wendy Welch Wendy Welch wrote on April 9, 2021 at 3:29 pm
My condolences to Pat and family members. May Jehovah keep you in his tender care and may Melanie’s name be written in Jehovah’s book of remembrance. Love from my family to yours.
Dorothia BELLE Dorothia BELLE wrote on April 9, 2021 at 2:42 pm
Pat, may the God of all comfort surround and embrace you and your family in His loving arm at this time.
Michael & Cardenia Webster Michael & Cardenia Webster wrote on April 9, 2021 at 2:40 pm
Sincere condolences to Pat and family from Cardenia and Michael Webster.
We will always remember Melanie and her beautiful spirit.
May she Rest In Peace.
Paulette Savoury Paulette Savoury wrote on April 9, 2021 at 2:29 pm
Sincere condolences to Pat and family. The Lord is in the midst may he comfort you at this time of bereavement. Huggzz
Shirley Carter Shirley Carter wrote on April 9, 2021 at 10:50 am
Gone from our sight but not from our hearts. May your beautiful soul Rest In Peace and Rise In Glory 🙏🏾
Ehi Iyahen Ehi Iyahen wrote on April 8, 2021 at 9:16 pm
My deepest condolences to the family. Gone way too soon...she was a pleasant young lady and her presence will be missed. Rest in peace and power, Melanie.
Sheila Boyce-Mitchell Sheila Boyce-Mitchell wrote on April 8, 2021 at 4:08 pm
I am a former Girls' Foundation School student, and knew Melanie's mother Pat Watts. I am presently residing in Toronto, and would like to offer my condolence to Pat and her family. "Be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might."
Susan Jemmott-Daniel Susan Jemmott-Daniel wrote on April 7, 2021 at 4:35 pm
A beautiful spirit, ‘Gone Too Soon’. Rest In Peace Melanie.
Allison Skeete Allison Skeete wrote on April 7, 2021 at 2:35 pm
I never met Melanie in person but we did speak on the phone a few times. She was always courteous and professional.
Willis Carter Willis Carter wrote on April 5, 2021 at 3:02 am
At this trying time I extend my sincere condolences to Pat and other family members who are mourning the loss of Melanie.
May she Rest in Peace
Nicole Beckles Nicole Beckles wrote on April 4, 2021 at 3:44 pm
My heart hurts to say goodbye to my darling sister. Sincere condolences to Pat. I know another star will shine in the sky. We will meet again. Love always.
Richard and Sandra Singh Richard and Sandra Singh wrote on April 3, 2021 at 2:45 pm
Our family will always remember Melanie Watts. We pray the peace, comfort, and presence of The Holy Spirit rest strong upon and within her parents, relatives, friends and loved ones as we all face the reality of her passing.
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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