On October 13th, 1950, Valerie Gloria Weeks was born as the First child of 8 children to Wilbert S. and Louisa F. Weeks. Born in the beautiful Isthmus of Panama, Republic of Panama in Central America. Valerie or "Val" as she was affectionately known, was witty, informational, detail oriented, spiritual incline and courageous. Val was the family "Go to" person to get information on legal advice, traveling and Spiritual guidance. She was always willing to assist in any facet of life to anyone who needed it. Valerie worked as a Data Entry Key Puncher, Personal Care aide and Direct Care aide in New York and Springfield MA. Val ended her labor of work in 2011, because of health issues.
One of Val's enjoyment of life, was that she loved to travel, especially to the Caribbean Islands and Panama. She was a strong will and vigorous person in spite of her illnesses. Although She will be in discomfort pain, she will push on and carry on. Valerie relied on her Beloved Mother and Siblings to make her laugh during the few weeks before her passing. Her family was her strength from day to day. On June 11th, 2020, God saw her journey was getting tedious to carry on, so He said to her "Come home my child and take your Rest".
Valerie leaves to cherish her memories; Her beloved Mother Louisa and 13 Siblings. Wilbert Sr., (Philadelphia PA), Raymond (Brooklyn NY), Irving (New York NY), David (Bonita) (Queens NY), Gregorio (Springfield MA), Raul (Panama, Republic of Panama) and Janet (Springfield MA). Remaining Siblings are residing in Panama; Andrea, Maxime, Rodney, Ray, Candida and Lucila. Predeceased by her Father, Wilbert in July 2000 and Brother Emmanuel Sr. in March 2014. Hosts of Step Sisters and Brother and their families. Grand Aunt, Matilde Campbell (Springfield MA), Aunt Doris Yard (Dolores) ( Jonesboro, GA) and Uncle Lionel Yard (Myrtle) (Springfield MA). Hosts of Cousins, Nieces and Nephews. Adopted Sister; Clara Snowden (Westfield MA) and Hosts of Friends.
Acknowledgments for your Service: Kidney Care and Val at Fresenius Kidney Care Center of Springfield MA. PCA's; Carmen, Ashley and Laddy, Thank you.
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