IN MEMORIAM

Violet Patricia Weeks

October 16, 2022
We regret to announce the passing of Sis. Violet 'Pat' Weeks, former longstanding member of HPC and foundation member. Sis. Weeks served in numerous positions which included Children's Sabbath School Teacher, Prayer Band Assistant Leader, Pathfinder Counselor, Deaconess, Prayer Warrior and MV Assistant.

Fressneth Ferreira

June 19, 2022
It's with heavy hearts that we report the passing of Fressneth Ferreira. While at Hanson Place SDA Church, for a period of over sixty years, she touched and positively impacted the lives of hundreds of members in many and sundry ways, in the various official duties she performed. We pray for God’s grace and peace over her family during the days and weeks ahead.

Wilma Sherman

May 21, 2022
In sorrow we announce the passing of Wilma Sherman, a longstanding faithful member of Hanson Place Church. Her funeral service will take place on Sunday, June 12th at 5:30pm. The viewing will begin at 3:30pm. Please keep her extended family in your prayers.

David Olliviere

March 30, 2022
It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of David Olliviere, one of our very own. He was dedicated at Hanson Place Church, attended Hanson Place School and grew up in our Sabbath School. Let’s keep his family in prayer. His funeral will be held at Brooklyn Faith SDA Church on Sunday, April 10th at 3:00 PM.

Sybil L. Leacock

March 23, 2022
We regret to announce the passing of long-time former member of Hanson Place SDA Church. Sis. Sybil L. Leacock, passed away on March 23, 2022 at the age of 99 years old. She lived a long, godly, fruitful and productive life. She now rests in Jesus, awaiting the call from our Redeemer to awake from her sleep.

Lillian Doreen Dummett

March 20, 2022
In 1968, Doreen arrived in Brooklyn, NY, worked at Brookdale Hospital Center as a Registered Nurse and was a faithful member of Hanson Place SDA church for almost 50 years. Several years after retiring, she relocated to the warmer climate of Florida. We extend our condolences to her family and friends.

Alma Brotherson

February 22, 2022
Our hearts and condolences go out to the family of former HPC member, Alma Brotherson, of Winter Springs, Florida. Sis Brotherson passed away on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 and her funeral will take place on Friday, March 11, 2022, 10am at Spring Meadows SDA Church in Sanford, Florida.

Vashti G. Hinds

February 14, 2022
We express our deepest sympathy on the passing of Vashti Hinds and we pray for God’s grace and peace over her family during the days and weeks ahead. Her funeral service will take place on Friday, February 25, 2022 at 11:00 AM and the viewing will begin at 10:00 AM.

Modesta Belcon

February 13, 2022
It’s with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of one of our dear longstanding members, Modesta Belcon, surrounded by her loved ones in Houston, Texas. Sister Belcon is the mother of Ann Belcon and grandmother of Margaret Babb. Let us reach out in support and comfort as their hearts heal.

Dorothy Graham-Richards

February 11, 2022
We extend our condolences to the Richards and Graham families. Sis Richards attended HPC in the 1960's and was predeceased by her husband, Clyde Richards. Sis Richards is the aunt of Pastors Patrick and Paul Graham, frequent guest speakers and alumni of Hanson Place.

Jerome Higgins

February 10, 2022
In sadness we announce the passing of Jerome Higgins, a frequent visitor to HPC until he migrated to Orlando, Florida in 2013. A celebration of his life will take place on March 6, 2022 at 10:30 am. You may view the service on the NOSDA Youtube channel.

Hermine G. Walton

January 16, 2022
In sadness we announce the death of Hermine Walton in Jamaica, WI. Sis Walton is the wife of Pastor Linden Walton and a former member of Hanson Place Church. While attending HPC she served in many roles including Head Deaconess, Community Services Leader, and Nursing Home Ministry Leader. We are grateful for her service and extend our condolences to her family and friends.

Lollis Lindo-Willis

December 17, 2021
We extend our condolences to the Lindo and Williams families on the passing of their matriarch, Lollis Lindo-Willis, who is remembered as sweet, gentle and kind, with an uplifting smile. She lived a full and loving life and will be fondly remembered and profoundly missed.

Ilona Hinds-Powell

September 16, 2021
In sadness we announce the passing of Ilona Hinds- Powell, mother of Nevasca Powell. Her funeral will take place at Brooklyn Faith SDA Church on Thursday, September 16th @ 5:03pm. Let us support Nevasca and family during this period of grief.

Sheila Dummett

August 19, 2021
In sadness we announce the passing of Sis. Sheila Amanda Dummett, a longstanding member of HPC. Her funeral service will take place on Sunday, September 5, 2021 at 2:00 PM and the viewing will begin at 1:00 PM. Please keep her family in your prayers.

Sylvia Samerson

August 15, 2021
It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of Sis. Sylvia Samerson who was 92. She was a longstanding member of HPC from its inception at Park Place. We extend our condolences to her children Donna, Yolande, Paula, Jeffrey and Corene along with the entire Samerson family.

Marjorie Bowen

April 14, 2021
In sadness we announce the passing of Marjorie Bowen, a dedicated member of HPC. Over many decades, Sis. Bowen sang with the Sanctuary Choir and Majestic Praise; served the community through her work with the Lydian Women’s Organization, and offered care and knowledge through the health ministry department and Nurses Corp. Her funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 22nd.

Barry Agostini

March 28, 2021
In profound sadness we announce the death of Barry Agostini. Barry was a dedicated team member of our Community Services Center and we extend our condolences to his family and friends.

Claudette Jean Laing-Haynes

March 22, 2021
We extend our profound condolences to Dr. Milton Haynes and family on the passing of his wife, Claudette Jean Laing-Haynes. Her memorial service will take place on Sunday, September 19th at 4pm. Let us remember her family in our thoughts and prayers.

Estelle Montgomery Logan

February 27, 2021
In sadness we announce the passing of Sis. Estelle M. Logan, wife of Bro. Victor Logan, on February 27th. A virtual celebration of life will be held via Zoom on Monday, March 8th at 6:00 pm. Please join us in prayer and support for Bro. Logan, her friends, and her family as they grieve this great loss.

Anderson Nurse

December 29, 2020
We extend our profound condolences to sis. Magdyla Nurse, Shelley Nurse, Robert Nurse, his wife Fay and daughter Aja on the passing of Mr. Anderson Nurse, husband, father, and grandfather. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Sylvia Grant

December 17, 2020
Regretfully we announce the death of Sylvia Grant, a former member of Hanson Place Church. Sis. Grant passed away on December 17th in Maryland. Please keep the family in your prayers.

Thelma Jones

December 17, 2020
We regret to announce the passing of Thelma Jones on December 17th in North Carolina. Thelma is the sister of Johanna Chase and the sister-in-law of Roderick Chase. Let us support the Chase family in this time of bereavement.

Kenneth Scarlett

December 15, 2020
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Kenneth Scarlett on December 15th, in Savannah, Georgia. His wife was a teacher at Hanson Place School and he was an ABC manager for Northeastern. Please keep his wife Herma, sister Lileith, and the rest of the family in prayer.

Joan G. Mark

December 6, 2020
We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Joan Gale Mark. She will be remembered as a kind and gentle spirit. Please keep her family in your prayers.

Rudolph Hinds

October 5, 2020
It is with great sadness that we extend sincere condolences to the family of Rudolph Hinds, former teacher at Hanson Place School who served as acting principal for one year. Mr. Hinds passed away on Monday, October 5th in Florida.

Juanita Richards

July 31, 2020
We are profoundly saddened to announce the loss of Mrs. Juanita Richards. Mrs. Richards was an exceptional educator whose legacy as a math teacher at Hanson Place School will never be forgotten. She made an immense impact on the students she taught. She demanded the best effort from her students and gave her all. Mrs. Richards will be remembered fondly.

Selwyn C. Jackson

July 27, 2020
In sadness we announce the passing of Bro. Jackson, grandfather of Jordan Isaac. Selwyn C. Jackson was born in Kingston, Jamaica WI. He met his future wife, Joyce Garrick, while travelling to England. They were united in Holy Matrimony, adopted the Advent message, and were both baptized in Coventry. During his 30 years in Brooklyn he was a member of the Hanson Place SDA church where he served as a chorister, deacon, and pathfinder counselor. He moved permanently to Palm Bay Florida in 1998.

Dr. Arnold Orville Roberts

July 24, 2020
We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Dr. Arnold Orville Roberts, cherished husband of Yvonne Murray Roberts and faithful brother of Pastor J. Glenn Roberts. He practiced medicine for 40 years, retiring at the age of 71. His memorial service will stream on Sunday, August 23, 2020 - 11:00 a.m. | Metropolitan SDA Church - www.metrosda.org

Pastor Philip McGuire Wesley

July 24, 2020
In sadness we announce the passing of Pastor Philip McGuire Wesley. At the time of his retirement, Pastor Wesley held the record as the longest serving minister in NEC. Let us pray for his wife, former teacher at Hanson Place School and former Superintendent of Schools for Northeastern Conference, along with their son, Pastor Philip Wesley, Jr., who briefly attended our church school..

Leteria E. Grey

June 13, 2020
It is in deep sadness that we announce the passing of Leteria E. Grey, former member of Hanson Place Church and recent resident of Palm Bay, Florida. She lived 89 rich and fulfilling years and her funeral will be held on June 28, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. via zoom. Let us pray for her family and friends.

Esmie Robinson

June 13, 2020
In sadness we announce the passing of Esmie Robinson, mother of Verona Nelson, sister of Gladys Russell and grandaunt of Elisa Russell. Her funeral will take place on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at Cornerstone Seventh-day Adventist Church. Let us pray for her family as they grieve this great loss.

Sadie Phillips

April 23, 2020
We are sadden to announce the passing of former member and Sanctuary choir member, Sadie Phillips in Maryland. Please pray for her children and their families.

Byron Ashley Powell

April 14, 2020
In sadness we announce the passing of Byron Powell, father of Carol, Gary & Lenny. May the memories of their father provide them with comfort and let us pray for his extended family.

Von Murray

April 7, 2020
We are sorry to announce the passing of Von Murray, brother of Hiram Murray. Our hearts break for his loss and our thoughts and prayers are with the Murray family. May God bless them with the strength to bear the difficult days ahead.

Daphne Brown

April 7, 2020
In sadness we announce the passing of Daphne Brown. Sis Brown was an avid bible student of Elder Whitfield and was baptized in September 2019. Let us pray for her family and friends.

Anne Speede

April 2, 2020
We regretfully announce the passing of Anne Speede. She migrated from Florida to Brooklyn in 2018 and was a longstanding member of Mt. Zion SDA Church in Kissimmee and recently requested a membership transfer to HPC. Our deepest sympathy to her family and friends.

Burnell DeJonge

March 31, 2020
We regret to announce the passing of Burnell DeJonge, father of Kerene, Fern and Carlin. Let us pray for his daughters and extended family during their time of bereavement.

Ingrid D. Phillips

March 26, 2020
We extend our condolences to Dr. Glenn Phillips on the passing of his wife, Ingrid D. Phillips. Dr. Phillips is the author of "Singing in a Strange Land" which documents the rich history of our church.

Rogelio V. Bowen

March 16, 2020
In sadness we announce the passing of Rogelio Bowen, a faithful member of our church for more than 37 years. Over the years he served as a Deacon, Sabbath School Teacher, Auxiliary Officer, and Community Services Center team member.

Reginald Jones

March 3, 2020
It is with sadness we announce the passing of Bro. Reginald "Reggie" Jones, former member of Hanson Place Church who lived in Miami. He is brother-in law to John "Jet" Bedeau. Let us pray for the comfort of the bereaved, and safe travels for those attending the funeral.

Ruth Philip

February 29, 2020
The family of the late Ruth Philip will host an intimate memorial on the anniversary of her untimely passing, Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 | 5:00pm – 6:30pm | Upper Sanctuary

Hazel V. Baptiste-Harris

February 19, 2020
In sadness we announce the death of Hazel Harris who passed away on Wednesday, February 19th. Please keep her daughters Hope and Ashley in your hearts and prayers.

Dr. Esther Ottley

February 19, 2020
With sympathy, we announce the passing of Dr. Esther Harriott Ottley, aunt of Lynna Carnegie. Dr. Ottley died on Wednesday, February 19th, at the age of 91, in Michigan. She was the first person of color and the first woman of color to graduate with a BA in mathematics from Andrews University, class of 1954. Please remember the family in your prayers.

Gloria Semper

February 14, 2020
Words are inadequate to express our sincere sympathy to the Semper family on the passing of Gloria Semper. May God grant them strength and comfort as they grieve this great loss.

Ethlin Thompson

January 31, 2020
It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of our beloved Ethlin Thompson. Sis Thompson was a faithful member of Hanson Place Church for more than 30 years and was active as a Sabbath School teacher for several years, a Community Service volunteer, and an usher, but her favorite was as a Bible Instructor. We extend our condolences to her friends and family.

Dr. Verna Green

January 20, 2020
It is in deep sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Verna Green, sister of Elder Marolyn Green and founder and director of Fine Arts Singers of New York. Her funeral service will be held here at Hanson Place. Sunday, February 9, 2020 Viewing: 3:00pm | Service: 4:00pm Please keep the family of Dr. Green in your thoughts and prayers as they go through this difficult time.

Selwyn Ash

January 20, 2020
It’s with heavy hearts that we report the passing of Selwyn Ash, in Panama, last week. Selwyn was a well known CUC alumnus, gifted tenor, and former assistant treasurer for Northeastern Conference. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Khadejah Robinson

January 19, 2020
Our condolences go out to Pauline Johnson whose daughter, Khadejah Robinson, passed away on Sunday, January 19th. Her funeral service will be held here at Hanson Place on Sunday, February 2nd. Viewing at 3:00pm followed by the Service at 4:00pm. Please keep Sis Johnson and family in your prayers.

Uniza Christibelle Matthew

January 19, 2020
Our heartfelt sympathy is extended to Gillian Francis who traveled to Grenada on Thursday to funeralize her grandmother Uniza Christibelle Matthew. Our caring thoughts are with her and her family at this time.

Elvis Theodore Bartley

January 9, 2020
In sadness we announce the passing of Elvis Bartley, father of George Bartley. His funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 26th at 11:00am. Miami Temple Seventh-day Adventist Church, Miami, FL. Let us lift the Bartley family in prayer during their time of grief.

 

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