“For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s, for to this end Christ died and lived again, that He might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.” -Romans 14:8
The York, Banks and James Families regret to announce the passing of their mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, niece, sibling, cousin, and friend, Ms. Edrick A. York.
She was born to the union of The Late Mr. James L. York, a prominent Liberian entrepreneur and Ms. Jeannette E. Banks in Monrovia, Liberia.
This sad event occurred at the Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York on January 22nd, 2021 after a brief period of illness. She is predeceased by her father, Mr. James L. York; mother, Ms. Jeannette E. Banks; sister, Jamesetta York-White; brothers, Charles Williams and Edwin York; and grandson, Devars Johnson.
She leaves to mourn her loss, celebrate her life, and cherish her memories four (4) children: Thelma (Calvin), Varsey (Gloria), Mammah, and adopted daughter, Dawn; grandchildren: Verda (Ellsworth), Cassandra, Edricka (Mahlon), Stanley, Iesha, Nacirema, Varsey, Jr., Wayne, Eric, Jannetta, Fatima, Alicia, Diamond, Tynia, Khadijah, Rasheen, Daniel; great-grandchildren: Abayomi, David, Montelis, Princeton, Chyna, Abin, Jordan, Elijah, Anlya, King, Josiah, Mariel, Leilanni, Heaven, Mahliya, Jaheem, Janiyah, Jayce; sisters: Lucinda, Hannah, Emily, Keturah (James), Saturia, Serina (Joseph), Victoria (James), and Aileen; brothers: Eisenhower, Jonathan (Nancy), Joseph (Eliza); sister-in-law: Loretta; only surviving aunt: Sarah Dean; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Saturday, January 30th, 2021
United Christian Assembly Church
22 Jardine Place
Brooklyn, New York 11233
Viewing 8:00 – 9:00 AM
Services 9:00 AM
CDC GUIDELINES WILL BE OBSERVED.
Services will be livestreamed via Zoom and YouTube (see links below).
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Meeting ID: 853 0308 9187
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Mrs. Verda Cupid (Granddaughter) – (917) 804-8366
Dr. Edricka Johnson-Rose (Granddaughter) – (929) 314-0411
Mrs. Victoria E. Brown (Sister) – (718) 712-9087
Rev. Joseph C. Simpson, II (Brother) – (917) 312-6264