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Major Edmona Sarah Sylvestre
Trou Rouge, Marchand
September, 18 2020

It is with broken hearts that we the family of Major Edmona Sylvestre affectionately known as Sarah or Aunty Sarah, originally of Trou Rouge, Marchand, announce that she was prompted to Glory on Friday 18th Septmeber, 2020 in Guyana. She was the first Salvation Army Officer from St. Lucia and served as a religious minister in many countries. She was 55 years old.


She was Predeceased By:


Her Parents:

Septima Sylvestre better known as Seppe or Ma Ornest, originally of Soufriere

Ernest Sylvestre better known as Mr. Ornest or Trios Piton.


Her Sisters:

Jane Verneuil,better known as Shirley of Rock Hall

Roselyn Duverger, better known as Urie of Martinque

Cecila Sylvestre, better known as Mavis, who passed away on September 29th 2020, 11 days after her passing.


Her Brother:

Joseph Frederick better known as Adwieh of Odsan

Her Aunt:

Henriette Slyvestre of Martinique


Her Uncle:

Michael Justin better known as Kenud or uncle Kehken of Bexon


Left To Mourn Her Passing:


Her Sisters:

Emilia Sylvestre of Maynard Hill

Julietta Sylvestre –Theole better known as Doudou of Martinique

Anita Maureen Slvestre , employed with Body Holiday Saint Lucia

Fedora Sylvestre, employed with Tomorrow’s Children Early Learning Childhood Center

Slyviana Allison Neptune and Husband residing in Antigua

Mildred Joseph in the British Army


Her Brother:

Denis Desmond Joseph, teacher at Stanley Jon Odlum Memorial Secondary School and wife Philberta Joseph


Her Nieces:

Lydia Louis – Lewis and Husband residing in the cayman Islands

Arlena Louis employed with WLBL – DBC

Jennifer Pearl Sylvestre employed with St. Lucia Linen

Merlinda Sylvestre employed with The Spa at Rendevouz Hotel

Solange Lisa Sylvestre of Trouya

Gale Sylvestre employed with the Spa at Windjammer Landing

Lu – Anne Eva Sylvestre residing in the Cayman Islands

Diane Felicien employed with Unique Vacations Limited and her husband Canice Felicien

Lilia Joseph and Family of emerald Development, Corinth

Vanessa Jules and Family of Odsan

Samantha Sylvester and family of Country Village

Jasmine Sylvestre employed with Body Holiday Saint Lucia

Shantal Digna Sylvestre employed with Windjammer Landing

Sherry – Ann Sylvestre employed with KM2 Solutions

Pricilla Verneuil and Family of Hospital Road

Christine Verneuil and Family of Rock Hall

Alison Verneuil – Poleon employed with Massy supermarket, Waterfront and her Family

Aliyah Neptune in Antigua

Kerlisa and Laurisa Joseph students of the Leon Hess Secondary School

Jamia Joseph residing in the US

Rufina residing in France

Chantal, Sherryanne and Jacqueline all of Martinique


Her Nephews:

Ian Sylvestre better known as Tabac, who was also her Godson, employed with WASCO

John Baptiste Junior Sylvestre better known as Strongman of La Clery

Danny Sylvestre and Family of Bouguis , Babonneau

Chris Sylvestre and wife of Country Village

Nico Sylvestre and Family of Bexon

Gaspard Edward and Family of Ciceron

Joseph Frederick better known as Curtis and Family of Chassin Babonneau

Linus Frederick of Vieux Fort


Her 22 Grand Nieces including:

Geena Mc Phee employed with SLASPA

Adriana Mc Phee employed with Ministry of Equity

Chelsea Joseph, Director of CD4L Dance Academy

Leanne Burin, student of SALCC

Janae Dyer, student of Sir Ira Simmons Secondary School

Kaylee Newton, Student of the Carmen Rene Memorial School

Marla Joseph, Student of the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School

Joana Verneuil of Paix Bouche Babonneau

Patricia Verneuil of Hospital Road


Her 20 Grand Nephews including:

Aldin Calderon residing in the US

Mercathy Alexander of JQ Motors

Marvin Chad Sylvestre of Bois D’Orange

Jelani Slyvestre, student of the St. Aloysius R.C Boys Primary School

Tariq Joachim, student of the Bocage Secondary School

Junior Collins of Gros Islet


Her God Daughter:

Wendy Edmund employed with the RSLF


Her Many Cousins Including:

Maryanna Sylvestre better known as Atoofee and Family of Rose Hill

Ann-Marie Sylvestre better known as Stella and Family of Bisee

Juliana Sylvestre and Family of Martinique

Denis Sylvestre of Bananes Bay

Morella of La Clery

Magilta Sylvestre of Pavee Road

Nunun of La Croix Bus Stop

Glisse on the La Croix Bus Stop

Rosemary Monrose and Family of Barre Denis

Brendaline Joseph and Family of Barre Denis

Josephine Bastien

Dr. George Ford and Family of Entrepot

Pamela Francois and Family of Entrepot

Leonita Alexander and Family of Gros Islet

Julita Alexis of New York

Justin Etienne and Family of New York

Jessica Greenidge and Family of Odsan

Rufinus Mitchel better Known as Baby Boy and Family of Odsan

Children of her late Aunt Are –May –Thin or Ma Feddie of Odsan

Children of her late aunt Viola Bastien of Trios Piton

Children of her late aunt Mary of Barre Denis

Children of her late Uncle Gonsalves Sylvestre of Trois Piton

Children of her late Uncle Wilson Sylvestre of Martinique

Children of her late Uncle Kenud of Bexon


Her Good Friends:

Sheffield Joseph of Mrone Du Don

Sherwood White of Barbados

Rosemary Compton and Family of Chausee Road

Clarissa James and Family of Rock Hall

Theresa James and Family of Gros Islet

Marie Hiliare of Entrepot

Anne Marie Glory Mathurin of Trou Rouge

Major Derek Mitchell and his wife Sandra Mitchell

Lieutenant Luke Lyons and Members of the Salvation Army, Castries Citadel Corp

Major Johnathan Kellman and Family of Belize

Major Dewhurst and Vevene Jonas

Major Mary Jane Edgar in Guyana

Captain Brooms and Family in Barbados

Major St .Lot and Family in Guyana

Beverly Gabriel of Sam chicken Van


Other Family Including:

The Allian Family of New Development Soufriere

The Sylvestre Family in Soufriere and Trois Piton

The Sylvestre Family of Martinique, Paris, and Guadeloupe

The Dupre, Mc Lauren, Emmanuel, St. Rose and Barthelmy Families

The Alexander family of Giraud Cacoa

The Hippolyte Family


Also Left To Mourn:

Many other relatives and friends both here and abroad too numerous to mention.


The Celebration of our beloved Major Edmona Sarah Sylvestre will be held will be held on 7th November 2020 at 1pm, at the Methodist Church, Castries. The body will be interred at the Gros Islet Cemetery.


Please Note:

The body will be viewed from 11 am at the Salvation Army on High Street.

The family would like persons attending the funeral service to wear a touch of green or blue if possible.

Kindly ensure you wear your mask as COVID- 19 protocol will be adhered to.


"May she rest in perfect peace."


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