Dorothy JAMES

Dorothy James 1941-2023
On August 29, 2023 Dorothy James passed away at the age of 82.

Dorothy was born on March 12, 1941 in Tacarigua, Trinidad and Tobago to parents Clement James and Mary Norvelle.

Dorothy completed her primary and secondary levels of education in Trinidad. Dorothy had two children Joannie and Shawn. With dreams of becoming a nurse Dorothy moved to Montreal Quebec Canada in 1969. Once she completed her training Dorothy worked as a nurse in Montreal. Dorothy had her last child Claudja. She continued nursing for 30 years in Edmonton Alberta and Ottawa Ontario.

After retirement Dorothy returned back to Edmonton to be close to her family.

Dorothy will be remembered by:

Children – Joanne aka Joannie James, Shawn (Dawn) James and Claudja Cyrus.
Grandchildren -Rodney Tiffany Jarvis Desirae Gabrielle Jachota and Jada
Great grandchildren -Denzel
Siblings – Arnold aka Knolly James
Nieces – Carolyn (Randy) Handley and Gillian (Andrew) Sherwood, Debbie and Nicole James

Dorothy will be reunited in heaven with:
Parents- Clement and Mary James
Siblings – Samuel James, Pearl Flemming-James
Nephew – Marlon Flemming
Niece – Janice AnnMary Flemming

Special thank you to family and friends for their love, prayers and support.



  1. Sherol leslie

    On behalf of the Leslie family we offer up our sincere condolences during this difficult time. May she rest in the arms of Jesus. Love you all

  2. Bernie

    Heartfelt condolences to the entire family. May her precious soul Rest in Peace.

    • Tiffany

      Condolences from the Whorrie family. We pray she rests in eternal peace.

  3. Jameel & Michelle Smith

    May you rest in eternal peace Aunty Bella, condolences to Joanne & family, Shawn & family & Claudia.

  4. Julie

    My condolences to all from Julie Rodriguez and family

  5. Dalton Graham

    Sincerest condolences on the loss of your mother. May God’s blessings be with your family during this time of bereavement.

  6. Newmond Buckley

    Condolence to the James Family. From your Turks And Caicos Island Family.

  7. Uncle Knolly, Auntie Beulah, Debra & Nichole James

    Joanne, Shawn and Claudja, may God keep you and the rest of us in His perfect peace, as we mourn the loss of Auntie Bella.

  8. Darlene

    From darlene Joseph-sisneth and family our condolences to u and your family luv u all ❤️

  9. Jeannette Austin-Odina

    “In my Father’s house there are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you…”
    May Mom rest in peace in her new house, according to Jesus’ promise.

  10. Wendy Nelson

    Our condolences to you Joanne and your beautiful family. May mom watch over you all. God Bless . I’m so very sorry Jo for your loss🙏🏾😢❤️


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