1937 - 2020
Melitha Belize, a retired clerk for the
Jewish Press, passed away on Tuesday, August 25th,
in Springfield. Melitha was born in L’Azile, Haiti, in 1937,
the daughter of Guersaint Percil and Carmelite Chevalier. After
coming to the United States, she took employment with the Jewish
Press in NY, where she worked until her retirement. She
enjoyed cooking and sewing, and was a faithful Jehovah’s
She is survived by her children, Agathe
Marseille of GA, Evens Delva of NY, Yves Delva of Everett,
Yasime Delva of Lynn, Marie Andral of Springfield, and Arianne
Demonsthenes of Salem, her sister Jeanine Michel of Everett, as
well as 21 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Melitha was preceded in death by her
husband, Joseph Bazile.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday,
September 5th, at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule
Funeral Home, 144 Salem St , Malden at 11 AM, with interment to
follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. visitation will be held
on Saturday from 9-11 AM.