Marie A. Salomon

Marie Andrée Chery Salomon aka Marraine was born on March 18, 1930 in Port au Prince, Haiti from Jeanne Vestal and Lenord Chery. She attended Mrs Fortuna Guery and Colimon Boisson Schools. She worked as an auxiliary nurse. An excellent seamstress she was always in fashion. Marraine became a successful business entrepreneur and worked hard to support her 2 children Yves and Eveline and the countless god children she had. Very well known for her generosity, some of her friend nicknamed her madan by. In 1971 Marraine left Haiti and settle in Boston in search of a better life for her family. She joined the First Haitian Baptist Church as an active member until her passing. It is in Boston that, in 1973, Marraine married the late Antoine Salomon. From now on, Marraine was known as Sr. Salomon for the rest of her earthly life. Beside of her church activities Sr Salomon worked as a clinical assistant until her retirement. She had always worked at night and dedicated her day time for the care of her granddaughter Daphné. Very shy in public, Sr. Salomon had a sense of humor in her closed circle. She could unexpectedly make you laugh with her joke and old sayings proverbs. Sr. Salomon was member of many groups at her church. She is among the pioneer who paved the way for the Haitians community of faith. A prayer warrior, Sr. Salomon was also an avid learner of all Bible related subjects. Her collection of books on Bible related theme reflects her lifestyle and hobby.  She enjoyed traveling and taking part in missionary group work like the AMJCH. Sr. Salomon had a passion for helping the less fortunate. Often, she would go the extra mile to help someone she barely knows. Sr Salomon was a compassionate and generous soul.  A devoted Mother, Granma and great Granma. An auntie to many and a dear sister she will be greatly missed by those she left grieving.  Marie Andrée Salomon is survived by her children minister Yves Pierre-Louis and his wife Marlene, Evelyne Pierre-Louis Lamour, grandchildren Ketteline, Daphné and her spouse James Pierre, Natalie, Joanne Pierre-louis. Her great grandchildren Loraine Jules  Victoria, Daniel et Ariana Pierre, Ludovic Blanc her brothers and sisters Rev. Fritz Álvarez and Mrs. Philomene Alvarez, Emmanuel Alvarez  and his wife, Jean Crevecoeur Chery and wife Micheline, Liliane Chery, Janilia Chery and husband Riché Andris, Mrs. Milhiane Chery, her nephews and nieces Mrs. Rose Laure St Fleur, Mrs. Sherly St Fleur, Mrs. Ludmilla Chery, Nadine Alvarez, her cousins Ronald Laguerre, Tania Laguerre, Aline Laguerre, Julian Laguerre, Mrs. Irma Vestal St Jean, Mrs. Margarethe McDonald.

Funeral Service in the Boston Missionary Baptist Church, 336 Dudley St., Roxbury, Saturday, February 17 at 10 o’clock. Visiting Hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 1140 Washington St., DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS, Friday, February 16 6-8 pm. Interment Fairview Cemetery, Hyde Park.