Rehenia Brathwaite Industrious Dies

Rehenia Brathwaite Industrious has died.

The first viewing will be held from 5-7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home and Crematory Services.

The second viewing will be held from 9-10 a.m., followed by a service at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at Apostolic Faith Church in Smith Bay. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery in Smith Bay.

Tributes can be emailed to: [email protected] by Tuesday, Nov. 19.

She is survived by husband, Bishop William A. Industrious; sons: Julian M. Industrious Sr., Gene A. Industrious Sr. and Russell A. Industrious Sr.; daughters: Bridget (Joy) Industrious-Dorsey, Melva Industrious-Pickering, Sonia (Faye) Industrious, and Rehenia (Girlie) Industrious-Davis; siblings: Leander George, Emelda Brathwaite and Alvara Shaw; daughter-in-law, Felice Stevens-Industrious; sons-in-law: Andre T. Dorsey and Claxton E. Davis Jr.; 28 grandchildren; and 33 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by 16 nephews; 15 nieces; sisters-in-law: Thelma Todman and Dorothy Harrigan; brothers-in-law: Jonathan (Donald) Industrious and Dennis McTavious Sr.; special friends: Esmie Stevens, Jenny and Horace Rogers, Iris Hobson, Pearla Industrious, Dr. Thelma Watson and Elsie Monsanto; adopted son, Hermon Corbett; the Romney, Abendigo, Brathwaite and Hedrington families; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

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