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Wolsey D Skeete

Burial Date January 13, 2022

Funeral Home Jo-Anne Jones Funeral Services

Cemetery Frangipani Lawns, Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens

Church The Chapel of Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens


Wolsey Douglas Skeete
aged 90, known to many as “Skeete”, “Uncle Charles” or “Daddy Skeete”, of Edge Cliff, St. John, formerly of Dark Hole, St. Joseph, faithful member of Victory Pentecostal Church and the Men’s Fellowship and retired Supervisor of the Ministry of Transport and Works. We will always love and cherish the sweet memories of you! Sleep on and take your rest.

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Son of the late Clifford Skeete and Eunice Skeete née Parris;

Loving husband of Mary Arthur Skeete;

Father of Andrew Arthur (Canada), William and Charles Arthur (both employees of the Ministry of Transport, Works and Water Resources) and Arlene Arthur (The Learning Centre);

Adopted father of Ann Carew and Heather Mascoll;

Grandfather of Rashad Small, Micah, Azariah and Zachary Arthur, Jelicia and Shanika Clarke;

Great-grandfather of five;

Brother of Ena “Princess” Skeete, the late Hugh Skeete, Athelma, Kathleen, Talicha “Lil Girl” and Colvin Skeete, Beatrice “B” Cottle-Mayers and Frederick Parris;

Uncle of Ann Toppin, Linda Mayers, Verna Skeete (USA) and many others;

Father-in-law of Juanita Arthur (Canada), Joana Arthur and Wayne Moore (USA);

Brother-in-law of Oswald Arthur, Lionel Mayers, Yvonne Arthur (United Kingdom), Myra Skeete (USA), the late Barbara Howell and Elaine Arthur;

Relative of the Skeete, Parris, Sealy and Sobers families;

Dear friend of Bishop Cleveland Codrington and the Victory Pentecostal Church family, Marlene Drakes, Nancy Boyce (USA), Yvonne and Pat Headley (both of Canada), the late Rudolph Pitt, Joe Deane and many others.                                               

A Service of Thanksgiving celebrating the life and work of Wolsey Douglas Skeete will take place on Thursday January 13, 2022 at the Chapel of Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2.00 pm, with the interment immediately following in the Frangipani Lawns.

His body will repose for viewing on Wednesday from 3.30 pm until 5.30 pm at Jo-Anne Jones Funeral Services and on Thursday at the Chapel of Coral Ridge from 1.00 pm until the start of the service during which time floral tributes will be gratefully accepted. 

The Resident Organist is kindly asked to attend.

The service and interment will be streamed live on Thursday from 1.45 pm on

Strict Covid-19 Protocols will be in effect.

If desired, e-mails of condolence or tributes may be directed to the family to or by phone to (246) 418-0879 or 262-8745.


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