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Verna Icilma Dagou Dies

Verna Icilma Dagou

Verna Icilma Dagou died at her home following a brief illness, on Friday, May 3.  

Verna was preceded in death by her father, Lynnton Connor; and sisters: Claire Dagou and Gloria Dagou Penn.

She is survived by her loving mother, Melina H. Crabbe, her beloved daughter, Jacquiel T. Fredericks; siblings: Renetta Robles, Delearse Crabbe, Claudine and Macell Connor, Hubert and Ashton Gumbs; and brother-in-law, Allenton Penn Sr.

She is also survived by nieces and nephews: Tiffany Robles, Delese Brown, Sharice Penn, Lesroy Hughes, Allenton Penn Jr., Akiemo and Akeem Fahie; the Class of 1974 of Nazareth Bay High School (now I.E. Kean High School), the members of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, and a host of other friends and family members. 


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, May 30, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Anna’s Retreat (by Cassi Hill).  Viewing will begin at 9 a.m. and services will follow immediately after at 10 a.m. followed by interment at the Eastern Cemetery in Smith Bay.

 Funeral arrangements are under the care of Turnbull’s Funeral Home and Crematory Services. To share condolences, tributes or loving memories of our beloved Verna Icilma Dagou, please send them by 5 p.m., Thursday, May 23.

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