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Amanda "Bipe" Curtis

The Curtis and Bracewell families announce the triumphant home going of Amanda "Bipe" Curtis, on Tuesday, November 15, 2005, after a brief illness. "Bipe" was a mother in every sense of the word to the many children that she encountered throughout her life. She loved the Lord and lived her life as His faithful servant. She always loved unconditionally and lived with eternal optimism. Her motto was: "If I can help somebody as I pass along, then my living will not be in vain."

She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Hon. Alfred B. Curtis, Sr. (former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Republic of Liberia); eleven children: Brenda Curtis-Browne, Hon. Dr. Alfred B. Curtis, Jr. (former Commissioner of the Department of Youth Services, City of New York), G. Varney Curtis (President, Staten Island Liberian Community Association), Ralph Curtis, Amelia Curtis, Verlene Curtis, Edwin V. Curtis, Lafayette R. Curtis, Jacqueline Curtis, Tony C. Curtis, and T. Amanda Curtis; five sisters: Louise Mason, Anna Tubman, Mildred Bracewell, Ida Whisnant, and Maryann Bracewell; one brother: Husher Bracewell; three niece-daughters: Etta Bracewell, Ida Besson and Georgetta Brown; three sisters-in-law; five daughters-in-law; two sons-in-law; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and a host of friends and relatives.

Wake Keeping Service
DATE: Friday, November 18, 2005, 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight

VENUE: Christian Pentecostal Church
900 Richmond Road
Staten Island, New York 10304
(718) 447-2545

Funeral Service
DATE: Saturday, November 19, 2005, 9:00 a.m.

VENUE: Christian Pentecostal Church
900 Richmond Road
Staten Island, New York 10304
(718) 447-2545

For further information contact:
Al Curtis 718-727-0018
G. Varney Curtis 646-996-8736
Verlene Curtis 718-442-0664
Lafayette Curtis 718-772-6401
Tony Curtis 347-409-9130

DIRECTIONS: I-95 North and South (New Jersey Turnpike to New York): Exit at #13 for Verrazzano Bridge to 278 (Staten Island Expressway). Exit at #13 for Richmond Road/Clove Road/Hyland Blvd. Proceed straight to Richmond Road. Turn right on Richmond Road and Christian Pentecostal Church is two blocks down on left.