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Seker Ceus

October 10, 1941 ~ May 30, 2022 (age 80)

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Seker Saint Pierre Ceus was born on October 10, 1941, in Grande Desdune, Haiti to his late parents: Saint Pierre Barthelemy Ceus and Claircina Rene. Seker Ceus was the 3rd child of 10 siblings. Those siblings are as followed: Carmene Eloi, the late Dieusel Ceus, (my dad himself now the late Seker Ceus), Clement Vincent, Simone Ceus, Marcel Ceus, Majeur Ceus, Pierre Ceus, Geffrad Ceus, Banuel Ceus and Pierrela Ceus. While growing up in Desdune, my dad attended public schools in Gonaives. As he matured into a young man, he then welcomed his 1st child the late Cefils Ceus on July 08,1962, a second child, the late Philibert Ceus, and then his 3rd child Chestel Ceus on Sept 07,1964. Fast forward on June 19, 1966, my dad married my mother Dieulifie Gedeon Ceus. As my dad embarked the married life, he then saw the need to make sure his family lived a better life. With that being said, my dad then made his way to the United States where opportunities where skies the limit. On my dad’s journey to the US, he began to work for (The Nessor Alloy Corporation) During and after his years of employment my dad consistently sent money for the support of both his siblings and family. Seker Ceus not only created the blueprint, but he paved the way for each and every sibling, enabling them to come to the US and in the (American quote) "get a piece of the pie". Then in October 1971, he welcomed his 4th child the late Ronald Ceus.  As Seker remained in the US and worked very hard and became employed at Kearny PO, the Irvington Board of Education and Golden Gates, doing what he did best and that was to provide for his family. On November 30th, 1976, came his 5th and ONLY daughter Esthesia Esther Ceus aka Tetter. Life during this time was in- separable for these two. Seker was Esther's "keykere". I recall at the age of 3, while being home with my dad, 2 strange men in suits knocked at our door, one white and one black. As I stood next to my father, I recall the white guy telling my dad to come with him. In that split second and not knowing what came over me, I went into action and started to bite the white man's leg, telling him to let go of my "Keykere". I cried and screamed and with a tight grip on the man's leg, my dad still found a way to comfort me and say it's going to be ok, "I will be back my child". Thinking about that day and still remembering the events that took place, I thought that was the worst day of my life but in fact it was May 30, 2022. Rewinding back to mid 1980’s and more life changes, Seker had his last and 6th child Samuel Ceus on July 12th,1980. Then in late 1985, Seker Ceus purchased his 1st/ 4 family unit home in East Orange, not only for his immediate family but for other families housing needs. Years later in 1999, while the East Orange home was sold in previous months, Seker moved his family to GA. During his new journey in Atlanta GA, he switched career goals and worked in security with his son Samuel. As time went on, my dad decided he wanted to return back to New Jersey and live the rest of his life there as he did. My dad Seker Ceus leaves behind a host a family; his estranged wife Dieulifie Ceus, his 3 living children again Chestel, Esther and Samuel, his grandkids as follows: Phidelene Ceus, Chedson Ceus, Tyron Calhoun, Libenson Ceus, Sekerson Ceus, Thomesia Lenise Williams, Samiyah Lashun Ceus, Samuel Joseph Ceus, Caleb Asthon Wilson. Seker also leaves his memory to a number of nephews, nieces, cousins and many wonderful friends. On May 30, 2022, Seker received an early call to be home with the Lord as he is now peacefully resting in God’s hands and will be greatly missed. To all who loved him, may you continue to carry his memory in your hearts. Until we meet again, AMEN!

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Services

24 Hour Viewing
Saturday
June 18, 2022

8:00 AM
New Jerusalem Baptist Church
706 Nye Avenue
Irvington, NJ 07111

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 18, 2022

9:00 AM
New Jerusalem Baptist Church
706 Nye Avenue
Irvington, NJ 07111

Reception
Saturday
June 18, 2022

12:00 PM
Bethel International Baptist Church
30 Canfield St.
Orange, New Jersey 07050

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
June 18, 2022

Evergreen Cemetery
1137 North Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07206

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