Ann Francis Joseph Raveneau
Ann Francis Joseph Raveneau, 87, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 7.
Raveneau was born December 3, 1921, in Choiseul, St. Lucia. She was a strong believer in the Lord and a Godfearing woman who worshipped at Our Lady of Good Council Church, Inwood, New York.
Raveneau is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ralph, and her son Vaughn.
She is survived by her children, Audrey James, Barbara Joseph, Patsy Walcott, Raymona Raveneau (aka) Momon, Catherine Sandra Raveneau, Mary Raveneau (aka) MayMay, Calista Raveneau, Vera Raveneau Lewis, Ryan Raveneau, Simon Raveneau and Pius Raveneau; 23 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Henson Joseph of the U.K. and JN Baptiste Joseph (aka) Dove-ay of Canada; one sister, Juliana Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors.
Funeral arrangements and memorial service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Choc Cemetery, Laclery, St. Lucia.