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Fred R. Brathwaite Jr. Dies at 50

Fred R. Brathwaite Jr.

Fred R. Brathwaite Jr. of Estate Strawberry died on April 9. He was 50 years old.

He is survived by his mother, Dolores Keturah Braithwaite; sisters: Murthlyn Aldridge, Stephanie Samuel and Bianca Brathwaite; brothers: Anthony Griffith, Richard Griffith, 1st Sgt. Fraiden Braithwaite, Darious Brathwaite and David Hiedmann Jr.; companion, Tamara Gilbert; stepson: Shyeem Gilbert; sister-in-law, Annette Griffith; brother-in-law, Matthew Aldridge; nieces: Angelique Griffith, Janiece Griffith, Talisa Griffith-Simmonds, Chantik Griffith, Amina Aldridge and Ava Marble; and nephews: Javon Griffith, Keanu Braithwaite, Keaton Braithwaite, Sergeant Keary Braithwaite, Elijah Simon and Glendon Henry Jr.

He is also survived by godchildren: Terrell Francis, Juanisha Saldana, Vanessa Willie and Larry Williams; godparents: Elroy Yarwood and Rita Pemberton; aunts: Kathleen Smith-Maccow, Hyacinth Matson and Hilary Francis; uncles: Melbourne Adams, Camille, Larry, Douglas, Milton and O’neal Clarke; aunts-in-law: Marie Adams, Inez Harrison-Clarke and Louise Arnold-Clarke; uncle-in-law, Stanford E. Maccow Sr.; and cousins: Frederick Mohammed Jr., Melbourne, Adams Jr., Anthony, David, Elroy, Rudolph, Lorelie and Roger Clarke, Aquanette Clarke-Gumbs, Naomi Clarke-Thomas, Juanita, Catalina and Joseph Clarke and Risa Adams.

Other survivors include cousins: Stanford Maccow Jr., Rosemarie Williams, Ramona Menders, Roy Williams Jr., Dureen and Denise Williams, Dion Ferrier, Sharon and Denfield James, Dolores Nibbs, Pamela Clarke-Finley, Al Barry, Michelle Albany-Crispin, Jordon Albany, Tawana Albany-Nicholas, Darious George, Jaime Roebuck, Edmead Gore Jr., Michelle, Anita and Eva Gibbs, Geraldine Samuel, Lyn Jarvis Sanders, Carla, Collin, Edward, McArthur and Clytie Jarvis; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

The viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 10 a.m., Friday, April 26, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.

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