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Shenel Cuencas Dies at 58

Shenel CuencasShenel Cuencas, also known as “Cuenkie,” of Estate Peters Rest died on Jan. 5. She was 58 years old.

She is survived by her daughter, Latisha Adams-Thomas; sons: Emery Adams and Kaleem Chism; grandchildren: Malik and Moriah Chism, Jaheem Sealey, Zareyah Joseph and Tishylan Adams; sisters: Minerva Cuencas, Carmen Cuencas, Iris Cuencas, Grisilla Cuencas, Eugenie Plaskett, Melba Harris, Jacinta Cuencas and Evelyn Garcia; and brothers: Larry Cuencas, Sammy Cuencas, Antonio Cuencas, Carlos Cuencas, Alfrado Cuencas, Larry Cuencas, Mike Cuencas and Jason Richards.

She is also survived by nieces: Prisilla Renee, Natasha Kalloo, Diane Samuel, Cherelle Cuencas, Chenelle Cuencas, Chena Cuencas, Kahilya James and Shelby Symone; nephews: Luis Rodriguez, Careem Cuencas, Errol and Edmond Giles, Arcile and Alahad Barbel, Adrian and Antonio Cuencas, and Angel Cuencas; great nieces: Jasmin Sanes and Kiara Kalloo; great nephew, Raphiel Sanes; and son-in-law, Al-jami Thomas.

Other survivors include godchildren: James Chiverton, Jaquel Chiverton and Sykoi Gilbert; cousin and other relatives: Debora Petersen, Denise Petersen and Donna Petersen; special friend and caretakers: Rachel Ballantine, Bureau of Corrections, Continuum Care Staff, Juan F. Luis Hospital Staff, Mrs. Eastman, Annette, Dr. Georges, Dr. Bucher and Dr. Weishner; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

The viewing will be held at 10 a.m. and the funeral service will take place at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25, at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery.

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