On Sunday, March 26, 2023, at her residence located 20 Oakwood Ave, New Jersey, our beloved mother, Anne Leonne Olivier known as “Livancia” surrendered to death that would not take “no” for an answer and that is always awaiting patiently and nonchalantly for man at the gate of life. For there could be no other way ever since the introduction of sin in the Garden of Eden.
Anne Leonne Olivier was born on September 30th, 1944, to Emmanuel Samuel Norvil and …. (both deceased) in the picturesque city of Limbe, Haiti. She was the third of five siblings; Eugene Norvil (deceased), Anacia Norvil, Madam Claudius(Deceased), and Emmanuel Norvil.
She left her city of birth Limbe at the age 14 to enter to the Capital city – Port-au-Prince to create a better life for her and her siblings.it was while at Port-au-Prince she met the gentleman who was going to steal her heart for the past fifty-five years – Luc Olivier. They united into holy matrimony. Five children were born out of that union – Romane Olivier, Ariane Olivier, Mackendly Olivier, Windy Olivier and Michael Olivier. As a young woman she was business oriented, which led her to test her ability as an entrepreneur. She was a successful businesswoman. She was always engaged and involved in more than one business activities at a time. Every morning she will go to the marketplace to exchange goods. She also a great caretaker for many of the children in the neighborhoods. People would come a long distance to entrust their children into her care.
In 1988, she migrated to the United States with her husband to live with her sister-in-law Therese Olivier Pierre who sent for them. She resided in Orange, New Jersey for over three decades. Shortly after her arrival in the United States, she sent for her Romane, Mackendly, Windy and Ariane Olivier.
Anne Leonne included God in all that she did for herself, her loved ones, and every person that she encountered. She always kept the word of God in her heart and preached his goodness to all so that they too may know his glory.
She survived by her husband: Luc Olivier, eight children: Romane, Ariane, Mackendly, Windy, Michael, Holder, Nadege and Naomie Olivier. Sixteen grandchildren: Kallina, Kelcey, Laurence, Maja, Nathalia, Jasper, Arielle, Sydney, Kayla, Kris, Sabellah, Sayel, Samar, Keisha and Holdina. Two sister-in-laws: Suzanne Olivier and Therese Olivier Pierre; one brother-in-law Antoine Olivier and a of host nephews, nieces, cousins and other relatives and friends.
She will be remembered by many family members and friends both in the United States and in Haiti.
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