We announce the passing of Bernadette Violette Joseph better known of as “Ma Eric, Ma Violet, Ma Jo or Vi” of Pointe Michel, who died on Thursday, August 24, 2023, at the age of 83 at the Dominica China Friendship Hospital.
Her surviving Relatives and Friends:
Children Johnson, Ericson, Eddison and Stevenson Joseph
Adopted Son & Brother Fabian Polydore Joseph
Brothers Denis & Alganun Polydore
Sister-in-Law Theresa Polydore
3 Sisters Vania Hackett, Janet & Margaret Polydore
Brother-in-Law Carlton Hackett
Daughters-in-law :Babra-Ann, Alicia, Marieline and Susan Joseph
Grand daughters-in-Law :Amanda Joseph & Gillian Bonit Dupigny
16 Grandchildren :Erma, Emerson, and Jeremiah Joseph; Lester Dupigny, Brandon, Kelon, & Glenda Joseph, Travis & Travin Joseph & Monserrat Joseph, Lloyd, Lorine, Sierah-Lyn, Lierra & Sienna Joseph; Amani Charles
11 Great-grand-children : Raheem Joseph & Andrea George, Diamond, Onyx, Aida & Akira Dupigny, Kiondre, Alina & Kalina Joseph , DeVontay McFarland, Celine Crowley & Ahmaud Joseph
1 Great-great grandchild : Xnaira Joseph
Niece & Nephew-in-Law :Patricia John-Baptiste Jones & Calvin Jones
Nieces :Tessa, Mary, Jacqueline Deborah & Ann Polydore,
Sharon Henderson & Fabiana Joseph Allan and Corine Polydore
Nephew : Derekson & Addison Polydore
Uncle : Hayden Joseph
Cousins :Joseph, Marcel, Philip & Yolanda Raphael, Sonia Anselm, Clara St. Rose, Leroy Charles & Irene Cuffy
God Children :Loreen Bannis-Roberts, Dawn Cuffy Callwood and Henrietta Peter
Special Friends : Marie Wilkins, Barbra Fortune, Frances Casimir,
Bertine LeBlanc, Ma Spanny, Mr. & Mrs. Williams & Germain Clarke from Pond Case’, Rosilia LeBlanc, Theodora LaBassiere, Althea & Family in Guadeloupe, Members of the St. Vincent De Paul, Theresa Fregiste, Dr. Peter, Dr. Ade Aderibigbe, Charles Toussaint, Helen Shillingford, Neolise Durand, May Daniel, Virginia Mendes, Sonia & Gustave Williams & Family, Camilla Johnson & family, Virginie Bardouille & Family & Martina Lafond, Maria Jon Lewis better known as wawa and family.
A host of relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
The funeral service for the late Bernadette Violette Joseph better known of as “Ma Eric, Ma Violet, Ma Jo or Vi” will be held on Friday 15, September 2023, at Pointe Michel Roman Catholic Church.
The viewing will be from 2:30p.m. to 3:00p.m. followed by the service at 3:00p.m.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Northeastern Funeral Association
Live streaming of the funeral mass will be aired via Emo News’ Facebook page.