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Monday, May 20, 2024


Bernice Elizabeth Swanston, known to her friends as "Margaret," of Bldg. 12, Apt. 156, Walter Hodge Pavillion, died Thursday, May 17, at Juan F. Luis Hospital. She was 60.
Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday, May 23 at St. Paul's Anglican Church, with a viewing preceding the service beginning at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery.
She is survived by her husband, Bernard Swanston; mother, Beatrice Busby; children, Sonia Swanstson-Smith, Wayne Anthony and Keith Swanston; special aunt, Grace Lewis; grandchildren, LaVonna, Shanice, Tishawra, Eboniqua, Joiah, Zariah, Zomari, Kharay, Rasheed, Rahkeem, and Radjmin Jr.; sisters, Helena, Margaret, and Donna Bass; brother, George Riley; aunt, Mary Ryan; Uncles, John, Reginald, and Frederick Hunter, and George Lewis; nieces, Jocelyn Howe, Frances Fergus, Florence Dembrook, Beverly Allen, and Wilhel Bass; daughters- in-law, Catherine Anthony and Anetta Warner; son-in-law, Radjmin Smith Sr.
She is also survived by sisters-in-law, Helen and Celia Phillips, Virginia, Julia, Amarella, Natalie, and Leona Swanston, Agnes Riley, Bernadine Morgan, and Marvelle Duporte; brothers-in-law, Uhral, Elton, Elroy, and Glenroy Swanston, Vernon Phillips, and Vincent Phillips; cousins, Hiloreen Douglas, Sylvina Briscoe, Kathleen Chasseau, Sandra, Hubertene, Elvis, Vance and Audie Silcott, Eva White, and Tony Leader; special friends, Joy Charles and family, Joan Roberts and family, Agatha Powell, Grace Moving and family, Pauline Bridgewater, Robert Howe, Elam Cornelius and family, Mary Charles, Hortense McIntosh and family, Ancelina King, and Donald Liburd and family; many godchildren, other relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of James Memorial Funeral Home.

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