“Under his wings, I am safely abiding; though the night deepens, and tempests are wild. Still, I can trust him; I know he will keep me, he has redeemed me, and I am his child.”
With heavy hearts and profound sorrow, we announce the passing of a beloved family member:
Mauricio E. Willems
Sunrise: July 2, 1943
Sunset: October 1, 2023.
Mauricio Willems embodied the epitome of unwavering strength, courage, persistence, and fought like a warrior until the very end. He lived his life as a devoted husband, loving father, cherished grandfather, adored great-grandfather, supportive father-in-law, and a dear friend to many.
Mauricio’s memory will forever remain etched in our hearts, serving as a constant source of inspiration, admiration, and love.
In loving memory, we remember:
his wife: Antonia Albertha Bryson Willems
his children: Natasha Willems Ashley, Anthony Willems, Nadia Willems Cremony, Maurits Willems, †Lynette Willems, Joyceline Willems, Ovinne Clemencia, and Eugeline Willems Cisilla.
son-in-laws: Corey Ashley and Jamaal Cremony, along with numerous cherished grandchildren.
Mauricio’s legacy is deeply intertwined with the Willems, Jansen, and Maduro families.
We extend our heartfelt thanks to the caregivers, providers, neighbors, and friends who supported him throughout his journey, including Roy and Dawn Boyce, Sis. Todman, Sis. Connor, Sis. Euson, Sis. Taniesha, Sis. Aura, Cherrie, Charmaine, Deepa, Hilda, Tamika, Edwin, Sis. Dale, Sis. Julia, Pretty, Aunt Sylvia, Sonny, Nelva Geerman, Adele, Beryl, Olga, Lisa Harris, Molly and husband, Dennis Rombley, and Lucaskjo.
We apologize if your name was inadvertently omitted. Your support has meant the world to us during this challenging time. You are invited to join us for condolences on Wednesday, October 18th, 2023, at the Pray Funeral Home in San Nicolaas from 7pm to 9pm. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 19th, 2023, at the San Nicolas 7th Day Adventist Church from 2pm to 4pm.
Kindly note that, following the funeral, we will be unable to accept condolences at home. Your understanding and support are greatly appreciated during this difficult time.