Ameris Hurtault

born July 5, 1973 to Avonelle Barry and James Hurtault. He attended the Jones Beaupierre School in LaPlaine. After completing school, he worked at an auto mechanic shop. He really loved his job. He would go to work early and leave late in the evening.

In 1996 he left Dominica and migrated to St. Martin, returning to Dominica two years later. He would always say ”there is no place like home”. Ameris was well known in the community, where he was called different names – Shabba and Como. He was a member of the Rising Stars Football Team. In 1998 he left Dominica for the island of St. Thomas and then migrated to the United States. He was a manufacturing technician for Braintree Laboratories.

Beloved son of Avonelle Jones Barry and her husband Vanous and James Hurtault. Brother of Myrtle, Vena, Venette, Nelline, Magdeline, Joanna, Kerry, Videlle and Linus. Uncle of Shimmah, Shamirah, Shamika, Zyannah, Kerrisha, Keri-Ann, Kara, Rihianna, Joshua and Marcus Jr. Nephew of many, including Rufus Hurtault, Culhbert Sandy, Ruthann and Lucia. Brother-in-law of Claude Langford. Godchild of Maturine Bruney and Hilius Williams.

Ameris is blessed with many wonderful friends, including Collin, Marshal, Yolan, Andra, teacher Moon, co-workers at Braintree Laboratories, Natalie, Linette, Cuthbert, Velvet, Ken, Gilbert, Niki, CC, Pimpo, Gabriel, Clem, Matin, Bianka, Betty, Ethraim and Jill.

Funeral service at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington Street, DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Saturday March 14 at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visitation begins at 10:00 AM. Funeral procession to Forest Hills Crematory follows.