Elizabeth Skeete

Obituary of Elizabeth J. Skeete

Elizabeth "Betty" Johnson Skeete of Flushing, New York, went home to be with the Lord on October 21, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Coretha Johnson; her husband, Colin Skeete; two brothers, Sam "Sonny" Johnson and Martin "Marty" Johnson; her only son, Vern Williams and a son-in-law, Clement Edwardo Hill, II. She is survived by one brother, Laverne "Pee Wee" Johnson; a sister, Mary Johnson Rosa; two sisters-in-law, Helen Johnson and Juanita Skeete Millett; three daughters - Allison Williams Hill, Tracey Skeete and Kimberly Skeete-Herrera; son-in-law Carlos Herrera; three grandchildren - Cameron Skeete, Christian Herrera and Cydney Herrera. She leaves to mourn a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Betty worked at F. W. Woolworth where she retired after 30+ years as a Sales Associate. She centered her life around her four children and encouraged them to reach for the sky. A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 7, 2020, from 11am to 1pm. During this unprecedented time, and in compliance with guidelines stipulated by the Centers for Disease Control and the NYS Department of Health, we are forced to limit attendance at visitations, memorials, and funeral services to 50 people or less. Our staff may ask mourners to wait outside the chapel, outside the funeral home, or to keep their visit brief so as to allow others an opportunity to mourn. While in the funeral home, we are requesting all visitors to wear a mask and to limit physical contact such has hugging, handshaking, or contact with the face. There is also hand sanitizer readily available. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING
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