St. Anne Vertida Almeza was born on April 25, 1925 in Acul du Pins (Ouanaminthe), Haiti. to parents Vertuile Louidor and Termidor Almeza. She was the 2nd born of 4 children. She married the love of her life and together they had 3 wonderful children. In 1987, Vertida embarked on a journey to reestablish her life in Boston, Massachusetts.
Through her time in the United States she devoted her life to raising her grandchildren and being an active member at the local Catholic church and community. She had a vibrant personality and was sure to extend a loving gesture or warm smile to anyone she encountered. She enjoyed sewing, dancing, and spending time with her family.
In her 93 years on this earth she accomplished many goals. Any one who knew her, knew that she had a big heart and was an amazing friend.
She is succeeded by children: Angerson Joseph, Annette Joseph. In laws: Jeanette Pierre Louis, Marie Danielle Honorat, Gladys Joseph-Ulysses, Jacqueline Joseph, and Luckner Noel. Grandchildren: Nathalie Jean Philippe (Lubens Jean Philippe), Nadyne Desir, Socrates Joseph, Bedine Francios- Adolphe (Hugor Adolphe), Darline Joseph Neboh (Ikenna Neboh), Samual Souvenir, Wendy Joseph, Gregory Souvenir, Karyn Joseph, Cassandra Joseph, and Gladymir Joseph. Great grandchildren: Kareem Desir, Niaja Desir, Ashanti Desir, Keziah Joseph, Jaida Joseph, Farrell St. Fluer, Jacory Desir, Emiliegh Jean Philippe, Kossi Joseph, Breaden Jean Philippe, Obiwanne Neboh, Annabelle Adolphe, Isabella Adolphe.
Mme Hector Felix, Saincliste Dumoine, Denelus Domonies, Wilson Dumoine, Anita Dumoine and children
Thelama Jean-Charles, Lucienne Felix, Bernadette Felix, Anesta Almeza, Maricienne Almeza, Alcius Almeza and children.
A Viewing will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Riley-Antoine Funeral Home 171 Humobldt Ave., Dorchester, MA 02121 and Funeral service Saturday May 12, 2018 at 10:00 O’clock at St. Angela Merici Church 1548 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan, MA 02126
Interment: Oak Lawn Cemetery
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Riley-Antoine Funeral Home