DeFreitas – On 16th December, 2020. JOYCE ELEANOR of #34 Maxwell Park, Christ Church. Wife of Carlton. Mother of Julie (Guillermo) and David. Grandmother of Daniel. Beloved sister of Vere, Sir Emile and Trevor Straker. Aunt of Michelle Bohne, Elizabeth Field, Dean Straker and many others. The funeral leaves BRYAN’S FUNERAL HOME, Belmont Road, St. Michael, on Wednesday, 23rd December, 2020 for St. Dominic’s Church, Maxwell Main Road, Christ Church where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:00am for a service of thanksgiving. A private cremation will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Barbados Association of Palliative Care will be greatly appreciated. No mourning colours by special request. Government health protocols of social distancing and the wearing of masks will be in effect. The family invites those that can’t be present to follow the funeral service via live stream at


  1. Dearest Uncle Carl, Julie, David, and Daniel, our sincerest condolences to you. We continue to keep you lifted up in prayer for strength to get you through this very difficult time. We will always remember the beautiful memories of (Auntie) Joyce. Our hearts are broken. She touched everyone who had the pleasure of knowing her. Lots of Love Always, Ann, Alison and Family

  2. Carl, Jules, David and family, our hearts ache for you all at this time of deep sorrow. We pray that your tears will soon be replaced with the happy memories that truly was Joyce. May her smile and kindness live on through you and all those she has touched throughout her life. We are all truly blessed to have known her and been a part of her life. With love, Renee & Tony.

  3. My deepest sympathy as you remember Joyce today. May your fond memories carry you in your time of sorrow.

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