Floral 10

Merlyn Willis

April 24, 1934 ~ December 26, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Merlyn Willis Obituary

Merlyn Proscova Willis was the 5th of (8) children. Born April 24, 1934, to the Parentage of Eunice and Arthur Willis in park hall Clarendon, Jamaica in the West Indies. Merlyn’s siblings were Son Son, Myrtle, Adassa, Clinton, Joseph, Lloyd and Charles. Joseph is the only surviving sibling remaining.

                Merlyn went to live with her aunt in Kingston, Jamacia to finish her schooling to become a Chef.  She worked as a cook and housekeeper for a prominent family in Jamacia for many many years.

                Merlyn had (8) children Carol, Debbilyn, Elesia, William, Hanley, Pamela, Herman and Ted. (7) grandchildren Joel, Anthony, Alexandria, Shawn, Shaneil, Amelia and Ted.

Merlyn migrated to the United States in October of 2012 to be with her daughter Debbilyn. Merlyn was a very hard working and kindhearted woman. She was always the one that helped family members when in need. Merlyn was a very grateful, respectful and gracious person till the end.

If You Would Like To Send A Flower Arrangement To The Service Being Held On Friday, January 26th, 2024, Please Be Aware That The Deadline For Ordering Through Our Online Portal Is Wednesday, January 240th, 2024, AT 2:00 PM; ANY ORDERS PLACED AFTER 01/26/2024, 2:00PM WILL NOT BE PROCESSED. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Merlyn Willis, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Merlyn Willis?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Merlyn's memory.


January 26, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Island Memorial Funeral Home
49 S Munn Ave
East Orange, New Jersey 07017

Video is available for this event

Celebration of Life
January 26, 2024

10:00 AM
Island Memorial Funeral Home
49 S Munn Ave
East Orange, New Jersey 07017

January 26, 2024

11:30 AM
The Evergreen Cemetery
1629 Bushwick Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11207


© 2024 Island Memorial Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility