Ianthy Precilla Prawl, who influenced us with her deep loyalty to household and local community, her want for excellence in achievement, independence, elegance and poise, who subscribed absolutely to usually welcoming and delivering treatment for so a lot of other individuals, was at home surrounded by family when her earthly lifetime journey arrived to an conclusion Monday, Aug. 23, 2021.
Ianthy was born June 16, 1945, in the historic, sunken metropolis of Port Royal, now a fishing village at the conclusion of Kingston, Jamaica. Her moms and dads, Theodora Burke (Dee), a homemaker, and James Prawl, a sea captain with the Harbor Masters of Jamaica, had 14 young children – Ann, Wilfred (Willie), Hildebert (Chappy), Raymond, Winnifred, Olive (Queenie), Clarence, Cecil, Clement, Norma, Roy, Clinton and Yvonne. Ianthy was 13th in the position.
Her early a long time have been joyously expended among Port Royal and Kencott, Kingston wherever she resided with her older brother Willie and spouse Hyacinth and their small children, Barbara and Deana. Ianthy was that silent, beautiful youngster, who was adored by the many older siblings and the expanding throngs of nieces, nephews and cousins. This beauty was acknowledged by the local community when she was the initially to be topped Overlook Port Royal at the time of Jamaica’s Independence in 1962. She was a quite active member of the historic St Peter’s Anglican Church, Port Royal and sang in the choir for several many years. On passing the selective 12+ Common Entrance Evaluation, she attended Kingston Technical Large University from 1960-64. At KTHS she pursued commercial/secretarial scientific tests that started out her on a distinguished vocation path.
Immediately after graduating Kingston Technological she worked at the Institute of Jamaica and the administrative office environment of Servwell of Jamaica Confined, until finally she migrated to New York in 1969. In New York, she worked at numerous popular lawful corporations, accumulating substantial function experience and expertise as a authorized secretary. She worked at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher from 1989 until eventually retiring in 2016.
Ianthy resided in Brooklyn with her daughters Nicole and afterwards Tami. She ongoing caring for all those back again house in Port Royal, continued to take treatment of her quick and prolonged relatives in Brooklyn, and continued to have the target of seeing her children realize substantial educational accomplishment. She did all this with this kind of an apparent uncomplicated acceptance of her function as dutiful daughter, mom, sister, dependable aunt, cousin and buddy. Whilst dwelling in Brooklyn, she faithfully attended St. Mark’s Episcopal Church for quite a few several years.
In the constrained time Ianthy did have for leisure, her property on Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn, nevertheless grew to become the spot for the household and associates of the Port Royal immigrant group to arrive jointly for birthday events and numerous other festive celebrations. The food she offered was often in abundance and the dancing most memorable. Who can forget about Ianthy’s passion for sharing her jerk rooster: her signature dish! She loved her country music, particularly the music of Jim Reeves. Ianthy also liked to dance, and we can not forget about her appreciate for buying her lottery tickets.
Also, she identified the time to participate in the routines of the Previous-Scholar Affiliation of KTHS. Also, for some decades, Ianthy was absolutely immersed as a treatment company for one particular of her brothers, Clarence, who lived in Stamford, Conn. In an act of sheer unconditional like, Ianthy would loyally push the distance every Sunday to make weekly visits with him and convey him his favourite Jamaican foodstuff, no matter the temperature circumstances.
On Sept. 1, 2016, she married the long-time appreciate of her life, Bruce Bolander, immediately after 8 many years of remaining together. In this connection she received the treatment of a partner who really liked her deeply. In her retirement, they traveled with each other to quite a few areas close to the world, like the Olympics in Rio, Senegal, Gambia, safari in Tanzania, Italy, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Puerto Rico, and (of program) Jamaica, as properly as 30+ states across the U.S. They had options for a lot additional journey, slice small 1st by COVID and then by Ianthy’s untimely sickness.
They relocated four years back from Brooklyn to Lewes, and commonly established a robust group community. She cherished heading on long walks in her small quaint town in close proximity to the seashore that reminded her of her beginning dwelling, and was so blessed to be a part of the local Episcopal church with the identical name as her church growing up, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church of Lewes.
Ianthy led a fulfilled, purposeful life, grounded in Christian concepts. In addition to her partner, Bruce Bolander, a retired attorney, she is survived by her daughters: Nicole Cunningham (CPA) and Tami Tiamfook-Morgan (MD) and her partner Dwane Morgan 6 adored grandchildren: Kareem, Dwane Jr, David, Daniel, Mia, and Maya and two stepsons: Daniel and Tyler and a stepdaughter, Katherine. Also remaining to mourn and bear in mind are her surviving siblings: Clement, Clinton and Yvonne, and their respective spouses the innumerable and cherished nieces, nephews, and cousins, and their little ones (much as well many to record) good friends designed and stored from during her life’s journey and the full Port Royal community.
The reduction is huge, but we have all the factors to be grateful for the time she expended with us, and so we give many thanks for all the blessings and even the struggles that ultimately enriched her life. We rejoice her everyday living and the legacy of demonstrating us how to enjoy. As very long as we stay, she life.
A viewing will be held Friday, Sept. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Frank R. Bell Funeral Dwelling, 536 Sterling Put, Brooklyn. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, Sept. 4, at 10 a.m., at The Church of St. Mark, 1417 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, the place mates might phone commencing at 8:30 a.m.
A Burial Company will be held Saturday, Sept/ 11, at 1 p.m., at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 200 South 2nd St., Lewes, adopted by interment at St. Peter’s Episcopal Cemetery, 660 Pilottown Street, Lewes.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Parsell Funeral Residences & Crematorium, Atkins-Lodge Chapel, Lewes.
Please pay a visit to Ianthy’s Lifestyle Memorial Webpage and sign her virtual guestbook at www.parsellfuneralhomes.com.