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Monica Joseph

July 6, 2023

Burial Date July 25, 2023

It is with deep sadness but also a deep sense of appreciation for her life that the family of Monica Theresa Joseph, CBE, DBE ,LL.D
announces her passing on Thursday 6th July, 2023 at the General Hospital in the Town of St. George in Grenada
at the age of 89.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday 25th July, 2023 at1:30pm
at Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Church Street St. George
and entombment at St. Valentine Cemetery

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It is with deep sadness but also a deep sense of appreciation for her life that the family of Monica Theresa Joseph, CBE, DBE ,LL.D
announces her passing on Thursday 6th July, 2023 at the General Hospital in the Town of St. George in Grenada
at the age of 89.

Dame Monica Theresa Joseph was The First appointed female high Court Judge and Justice of Appeal of The West Indies Associated States Supreme Court, now known as The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court. She was appointed as Deputy Governor -General of Grenada and has served various island states Governments and Commissions of The Region, including The Integrity Commission of Grenada and The Public Service Commission as chairman in both instances.

Dame Monica is survived by:
Sisters: Patricia Joseph-Riviere (In the U.K.), Jeanne Joseph-Ortega (in Canada) and Dr. Marguerite-Joan Joseph (Grenada)

Her nieces and nephews: Karen and Louis Ortega and Zahra-Ortega Beckles in Canada, Angela Riviere-Berry, Bernard Riviere, Valerie Riviere-Hughes and Norman Joseph in England, Louisa, Gloria, Andrew, Thomas, Ricky, Janice, Monica, Raphael and Stephen Joseph and Raphael Charles in Grenada and Carlyle Batson, Kathlean, Desmond and Andy Charles in USA

Several grandnieces and nephews including: Yousuf , Khalif and Sharif, Ortega-Beckles, Louis Ortega (Junior) and Jumal Ortega in Canada, Joseph Riviere-Hughes, Simone Riviere, Letitia Draxler-Riviere in the U.K, Rianna , Joshua, Vaughan and Alana Joseph in Grenada

Her great grandnephews (in UK): Denai, Enrique, Maxwell and Miles

Other relatives including: Mr. Joseph John and Family of Mt. Parnassus, Mrs. Joan Ettienne and Family of Calivigny ,The Honore family of Grenada and Trinidad including Reverend Terrence Honore , Mr. Anthony Cadore and family of Concord, The Joseph family of Calivigny, Mr. Shane Brown in St. Vincent, Mrs. Najme Nahous-Saoud and Family of Lance Aux Epines, Messrs. Darryl and Anye Brathwaite of Lance Aux Epines, Friends and neighbours at Tanteen Terrace and Lance Aux Epines, The Rt Honorable Dr. Ralph Gonzalves Prime Minister of St. Vincent, The Chief Justice Dame Janice Pereira, Judiciary and members of The East Caribbean Supreme Court Mr. Ruggles Ferguson, King’s Counsel, members of The Integrity Commission of Grenada, Mrs. Glenis Roberts, Mr. Shane Brown, Grenada Chapter of Soroptimists of Great Britain and Ireland, The Catholic Clergy and community of Grenada and St. Vincent and The Grenadines

Caretakers including: Sarah Coutain and Rashida Joseph
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The Funeral Service of the late Justice Dame Monica Joseph
Will be held on Tuesday 25th July, 2023 at1:30pm
Funeral Service will be held at Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Church Street St. George
and entombment at St. Valentine Cemetery