The family of Monique Joseph announces her passing at her residence on Aug. 4.
She was survived by her sons: Patrick Bijou, Jimmy Bijou and family, Walton Moore, Lou Fill Joseph, Kenford Harry, and Kenley Harry and family; daughter-in-law, Monique Burris; and granddaughters: Tanisha Robinson, Aamaal Berhan, Amaya Bijou, Raquel Harry, Aiyana Moore, Jaleah Bijou and Ayvah Smith.
She was also survived by grandsons: Javonte Oxner, Aqil Moore and Kymani Harry; great-grandson, Javonte Oxner Jr.; great-granddaughters: Jaliyah Marie Oxner and Jenesis Christian Oxner; adopted daughter, Germayne Gonsalves Malone; and adopted grandson, Aiden Malone.
Other survivors include her best friend of many years, Clemencia Van Heyningen; special friends: Andrew and Joycelyn Malone, Doreen Fleming, Felicit Peters, Gloria Gumbs, Marie E. Honore, Marisela Davis, Davius Corelien, Orpah Barbel Samanda Norgilles and daughters – Chirle, Chirlen, Chirlande and Sofia Plaisimond, and Veronica Glasgow. Monique was also survived by many other friends.
Monique worked with the Department of Health for a few years before starting her own business selling food from her mobile truck and later as a VI Lottery dealer.
The viewing will be held at 9 a.m. followed by a service at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 24, at St. Paul Baptist Church in Anna’s Retreat. Interment will be at the Eastern Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the care of Dan Hurley Home for Funerals and Cremation Center of St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and public health guidance, masks or facial coverings must be worn at all gatherings.