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Owen E.A. Semple

April 14, 1937 August 17, 2019
Owen E.A. Semple
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Owen E. A. Semple was born on April 14, 1937. He was the son of Joseph E.A. Semple (Toddy) and Sybil Mitchell of Paradise Village, West Coast Berbice. Guyana.
Uncle Owen as he is called by many, departed this life on Saturday August 17, 2019, at East Orange General Hospital in NJ.
Uncle Owen lived in East Orange NJ but his early life started with in a small village of Paradise West Coast Berbice. Guyana
During his teenage years, a vibrant and determined Owen migrated to McKenzie, Linden, Guyana where he worked at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground diligently, to earn enough money to purchase his boat ticket to travel to England. Uncle Owen arrived in England in 1957. He reconnected with his girlfriend Noris, who had also migrated to England. They were married and produced three (3) children Gillian (deceased), Patricia and Andrew Mitchell. Some years later, his first marriage dissolved and he entered a second marriage with Evelyn Hiles. This marriage produced one son, Owen Mitchell Jr. Uncle Owen worked as a Postal Employee in London England until he retired.
Uncle Owen then migrated to the U.S in the early 1990s, settling in Brooklyn and later relocating to East Orange, NJ. He became a devoted Jehovah Witness at the Kingdom Hall in East Orange NJ and enjoyed sharing the word of Jehovah.
Uncle Owen was the brother of Natalie Semple, Joseph Semple, Winston Sears, the late Sylvia Wilson, Lynette Wilson, Esther Daniels, Royle Mitchell and Horace Fraser.
Nephew of: The late Margaret Elliott, Jonathon Semple and Richard A E Semple. (Teach)
Uncle of; Emmeline Wilson, Alva Wilson, Eulie Wilson, Claudia Semple, Ivan Semple, Pauline Semple-Simon, Ricky Semple, Floyd Semple, Kay Semple-Cato, Nicole Semple, Hyacinth Collins, Lennox Fraser, Roxanne Semple, Audrey Roberts, Arlene Wilson and many others.
Great Uncle of: Delon Wilson, Sharon Ellis, Devon Wilson, Coretta Wilson- Elliott, Edgar Simon, Stacy Mcleod, Andrew Mcleod, Eulex Semple, Stayonne Semple, Jennifer Semple, Floyd Semple Jr, Jahi Semple, Abigail Johnson, Kristie Simon, Chantel Simon, Paige Wallace, Cassandra Roberts and many others.
Uncle-in-law of: Keith Simon, June Semple, Alfie Collins, April Semple, Jacqueline Semple, and others. Cousin of: The late Donald Elliott
Uncle Owen is survived by his Children: Patricia, Andrew and Owen Jr. of London, England. Grandchildren: Laurelle, Blake, Reno, and Isla Mitchell all of London, England. Brothers: Joseph Semple and Winston Sears. Sister: Natalie Semple. His many Nieces, Nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, in-laws, Loyal and caring friends and family: Pauline Sears, Neil Edwards John Collins and Brother Vernon Iverson who provided love, nourishment and comfort in times of need.
May the soul of Mr. Owen E. A. Semple Rest in Peace and Rise in Glory.


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