Merlene Cumberbatch

MERLENE VALETTA CUMBERBATCH, NEE LORDE, of Belair, St. Philip, formerly of Seaview, St. Philip entered into rest on August 15, 2022.
Wife of the late Berkeley Cumberbatch.
Mother of Jay Cumberbatch (USA).
Sister of Vera Lorde, Mary Gadsby, Audrey Gibson, Eden Alleyne, Frank “Pat” Lord and the late Muriel Moore.
Cousin of Ireta, Meglyn and Inderl Lorde, Phylo Brathwaite, Cheslyn and Kay Estwick.
Aunt of Adrian, Donna, Natalie, Shelly, Kevin, Junior and Andrea.
Sister-in-law of Patricia Lord, Oswald, Juville and Anthony Cumberbatch and Rev. Beryl Estwick.
Relative of the Lorde, Sargeant and Burke families.
Friend of Millicent Edghill and family, Celestine Layne, Derek and Keith Edghill and the Beulah Church Family.
A service of celebration and thanksgiving will be held on Tuesday, September 06, 2022 at Beulah Methodist Church, Beulah, St. Philip, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:00 p.m. for the service. The cortege will then proceed to Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens for the interment. Flowers may be sent to Lyndhurst Funeral Home no later than 12 noon on Tuesday. Kindly note that all COVID-19 protocols will be in effect.

The family invites you to view the live streaming of the service; to view please click here

The event is finished.


Sep 06 2022


2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Sep 06 2022
  • Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Beulah Methodist Church
Beulah Methodist Church, Barbados
Russell Griffith

Funeral Director

Russell Griffith
(246) 426-4170

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Donna Alleyne Donna Alleyne wrote on September 6, 2022 at 6:52 pm
RIP Aunt Merle. The day you left and gained your wings my heart just broke in two, but heaven needed an angel and the one he picked was you. You were a special person with kindness in your heart. You took a piece of me with you when you depart. I will miss you dearly.
Sherry-Anne Felix Sherry-Anne Felix wrote on September 4, 2022 at 3:48 pm
To the family of the late Merlene Cumberbatch nee Lorde, we extend our deepest sympathies to you during this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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Church: Grace Bible Church, Paddock Road, St. Michael 250-0192
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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