It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Retired pharmacist, former calypsonian and musician Herman Alfred James, also known as “Spark” of Roseau, who resided at Wesley.
He leaves to mourn:
Wife: Emelda James
Sons: Dr. Masada James, Herman James Jr., Dr. Ian James, Irvin James, Desmond James
Daughter: Aliyah James-Shillingford
Adopted Daughter: Prunella Robin-Cuffy
Son-in-law: Kerry Shillingford
Daughter-in-law: June James
Brothers: Denton James, Roland “Spider” James (Deceased), Walter & Randy Giraude
Sisters: Joyce Porter, Janette James
Brothers-in-law: Alpheus Robin, Hansley Porter
Sister-in-law: Aliana St. John
Grandsons: Marquis Shillingford, Ajahni & Akanni James, Tamari James, Keyan & Keegan James
Grandaughters: Saede & Norie Shillingford, Ebonie James, Recquel & Reyanna James
Nieces: Natasha & Nichola Porter, Holly, Posh & Golda James, Brianne Cuffy, Priscilla Lawrence, Allina Reefe, Nicola Babb
Nephews: Rohan & Roger James, Dr. Griffin Benjamin, Rev. Alvin Benjamin, Aiden Cuffy, Dr. Michael Reefe
Cousins: Sheryl Barzey
Close Friends: Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit, Hon. Fidel Grant, Pastor E. Pendenque, Pastor Colin Bacchus, Pastor Yohan Babb, Tyson & Angela Johnson, Oswald Bertrand, Samuel Phillip, Clifford Reefe, Jenner Ettienne,McDonald & Martha Greenaway, Gregory Charles, Gibson & Margaret Christmas, Isacc Lawrence, Reginald & Faithinia Christmas, Evalyn Seraphine, Edney Benjamin, Dr Bekele & staff of the Marigot Health District, Members of the Dominica Calypsonian Association, Members of the Dominica Government Band, Members of the Wesley & Marigot S.D.A Church .
Celebration of Life service will be held on May 21st, 2023, with funeral procession from family residence at 10:00 a.m., followed by viewing at 11:00 a.m. and service at 12:30 p.m. at the Temple S.D.A Primary School. Interment at the Wesley S.D.A Church cemetery.