Anita Dorval passed away on Monday September 5th at the age of 83 after a gradual decline in health. She was surrounded and supported by her loving family and caregivers during the last 10 years of her life.
Anita was born in TETE NICOLAS, AUX CAYES HAITI. She migrated to the US in 1985 and lived in New Rochelle, NY for the next 37 years until her death. Anita was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was also a visionary; she left her native country, her husband, her children and her career as a seamstress to find a better life for her family. She became a U.S. citizen and one by one she brought all her children, grandchildren and her husband to the US.
She had accomplished what she had set out to do. WELL DONE, GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT. YOU HAVE BEEN FAITHFUL OVER A LITTLE; I WILL SET YOU OVER MUCH. ENTER INTO YOUR REST AND THE JOY OF THE LORD.
Anita was preceded in death by 4 of her children who died at infancy: Claudemay, Franky, Roney and Jean. She was also preceded by her mother, Charitese Jeanlus, her father, Cerilnor Alexandre and her brothers: Andre Florus Alexandre, Montis Clersaint, Guilma Clersaint and many other relatives.
She is survived by her 5 adult children and their (spouses): Yves Alexandre (Antoinette), Nicole Marie Fayo (Jean Dit Laurore), Franky Edel Dorval (Mirbelle), Franck Dorval (Daphney) Marie Denise Barnes (Arnold). Her stepdaughter Derly Dorval and stepson Jean Dorval. She is survived by 14 grandchildren: Farah, Sasha, Keisha, Mikael, Capriaty, Carine, Brandy, Devon, Evan, Branden, David, Noah, Dorah and Laura. She is survived by 3 great grandchildren: Christopher, Taylor and Noah. She’s survived by her sister, Rayette Alexandre Louis-Jean, her nieces: Gusleine Domond, Marie-Lourdes Gabaud, Sonia Alexandre Louis-Jean, Margareth Florus Alexandre, her nephews: Gary Florus Alexandre, Jean Willie Flours Alexandre and their spouses and children.
She will be dearly missed by her family and all who knew and loved her.
Visitation and funeral at Lloyd Maxcy Funeral Home located at 16 Shea Place ~ New Rochelle, NY 10805
Visitation will be held on Thursday September 22nd from 4-8pm.
A funeral service will be held on September 23rd at 10:30 am in the Funeral Home Chapel. Followed by burial at Beechwoods Cemetery in New Rochelle, NY at 1:00 PM.