“The Day God Called You Home. God looked around his garden and found an empty place. He then looked down upon the earth, and saw your tired face. He put his arms around you, and lifted you to rest. God's garden must be beautiful, he always takes the best” (unknown).
Marie Kettely Milcet passed away at Lemuel Shattuck Hospital Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts on January 12, 2022.
She was born on April 18, 1968 in Port-au-prince. She was the first of the fourth daughters of Jeannette Milcette and Francis Laurore. She completed her high school in Port-au-prince, Haiti. Having a good passion to care for people, she went to Professional school of Nursing, Carrefour, Haiti where she became a nurse. She started her career as a nurse at Clinic Dr Degand, Caferrour, Haiti.
In pursuit of a better life, Kettely immigrated to Curaçao, (a Dutch Caribbean island) in December 1998; there she continued to work as a private duty nurse. In February 2006, she returned to Haiti where she started working as a trader.
In April 2008, she left Haiti again to settle in Boston, MA. She obtained her CNA license and started her career as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Blue Hills Nursing Home, Stoughton, MA while pursuing English to transfer her Haitian’s nursing license to US license.
In addition to her mother Jannette Milcet, she is survived by her only beloved daughter Emalee Milcet.
Her siblings: Mirlande Valbrun-Larose,Sherlie Eurilus, Carline Eurilus, Emmanuella Severe.
Her niece: Jemimah Marvly Larose.
Nephews: Marv Arland Larose, Owen Saintine, James Elijah Bradley, JhaMauri Elisha Erilus, Joachim Maurice-Marcel Tonchon.
Brother In-laws: Marvel Larose, Risvey Saintine.
Cousins: Junior Milcette, Ricardo Milcette, Peterson Milcette, Birel Mindron.
Cousines: Micheline Milcette, Tamie Milcette, Oclene Alexandre, Mona Alexandre, Monite Alexandre, Juna Alexandre, Yolande Alexandre, Kimberline Laplant, Vilcina Laplant, Leyonne Mindron, Yolande Milcette, Mirlande Milcette, Isna Mindron, Janite Theramo, Oselia Theramo.
Aunt: Rosedarline Milcette
Kettelie was a dedicated hard worker at Weymouth Nursing Home, where she was respected and loved by her patients, their families and her coworkers alike. She enjoyed traveling, cracking jokes, listening to great music and dancing. She was a helpful human being who would not only her friends and coworkers but anyone who need a hand. She loved her daughter and she was the apple of her eye and brought her continuous joy. Kettelie will be missed by all who had the pleasure to know her. She will be gone physically but will always remain constantly present in our hearts.
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