Friday , March 24 2023

Death and funeral announcement of ISHMAEL LEVENSTON

“I have been there for you all my life.”

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of


Affectionally known as “Ezzy or Ishi.”

Sunrise: July 23, 1940. Sunset: October 19, 2019


He leaves to mourn his:

Beloved children:
Dave Levenstone & family on Saba

Alberto Levenston & family on Saba

Elvis Levenston & family on Saba

Frederick Vorst & family in Florida.

Beverly Withfield & family in the Netherlands

Pedro Cane & family on Saba

Henriquez Hassell & family on Saba

Grendaline Levenstone & family on St. Maarten

Pamela Meijvogel & family on Saba


Brother:                          Harold Levenston & family on Saba

Sisters:                             Letichio Simmons & family on Saba

Gloria Robinson & family on Saba

Petronella (Nellie) Levenston & family on St. Maarten


Beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren too numerous to mention.


Many nephews and nieces too numerous to mention.


Special cousins:

Sydney Sorton, Sonia Richardson, Akilah Levenstone,

Joyce Lake, Yvonne van Stralen, Elliot Jackson, Neville

Rogers, Wycliffe Smith.

Many cousins too numerous to mention.

Special friends:    

Anthony Hassell, Allan Busby, Pearline Riley, Hilton Hassell, Jopie Abraham, Clark Abraham, Ronald van Raak, Mirna Louisa-Godett, Anthony Godett, Don Martina, Jonathan Johnson, Sylvester Heyliger, Rolando Wilson, Samuel Wilson, Monique Wilson, Diana Medero, Leo Chance, Sarah Wescott-Williams, Robbie de Santos of Robbies’s Lottery. Steve Hassell, Chester (Leo) Wathey, Sam from Travel Inn, Nina den Heyer, the children and grandchildren of the late Dr. Claude Wathey, Alvin Courtar, Marjorie Richardson, Esther Heyliger, Inez Morton, MP Franklin Meyers. The Spanish Community of Saba, The staff of the Government Administration Building, and all other Government Departments. Haitian Community of  Saba.

Special thanks to the nurses and staff of the A.M. Edward’s Medical Center, Hon. Henry Every Senior Citizen Home, the staff of the Home Health Care, Meals on Wheels Staff. Dr. Gijs Koot and Dr. Ruth Bruin.

His Saba Labor Party family, voters, and supporters.

Former members of the Island and Executive Council of the Windward Islands and Saba, former candidates of the Saba Labor Party.

He was related to the following families:

Levenstone, Levenston, Levestone, Levingstone, Sorton, Lake, Robinson, Arrindell, Vorst, Meijvogel, Cane, Simmons, Smith, Woods, Hassell, Nicholson, Richardson, Wilson, Withfield, Winfield, Blijden, Van Stralen, Pompier, Dunkin, Dinzey, Schotborg, Tokaai.

If some names are not mentioned: it was not intentional.


The Homegoing Celebration for the late

Ishmael Mathew Ameal Levenston

will be held on:

Thursday, October 24th, 2019 at the Christ Church in The Bottom

Viewing will be from 11.00 a.m. until 12.00 noon

The service will commence at 12.05 p.m.

Burial will be at the Government Cemetery in The Bottom.


May his Soul Rest in Eternal Peace.

GIS Saba

ZVK information session Saba on Permission for Own Choice: Article 10, paragraph 4
Public Island council Meeting, October 23 - Tribute to the late former Island Council Member Mr. Ishmael M.A. Levenston