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Ruben J. Jean Louis

March 8, 1930 ~ June 27, 2021 (age 91)



Ruben Joseph Jean Louis, aka Nazir, was a humble and peaceful man, a friend of everyone, and a very religious man who loved the Lord. Born in Fond La grange, Le Borgne, March 8, 1930, of the late Theogene Jean Louis and the lady Olzina Apollon. He completed his studies in College Notre Dame d’Haiti in Cap-Haitian. He completed his university studies in Port-Au-Prince. Following his father’s footsteps, he became a Mason in March of 1957 at the La Concorde #30 Orient de Borgne and reached the highest rank of Venerable- Maitre. He had a very diverse career; he became the inspector of the distribution of coffee and cacao for the town of Le Borgne. Soon after a Notary, and later the director of EDH in Haiti, and the Mayor of Le Borgne.  He migrated to the United States in 1988, along with his wife, Ediane Barlatier. He worked for the  Federal Reserve Bank as a custodian until he retired in 1997.

He was very passionate about his community of Mason’s and doing community service for his hometown of Le Borgne. He loved music and spent hours listening to Orchestre Septentrional, his favorite band of all time. He loved traveling, hunting, and fishing. He became widowed by his first wife, Amelise Jean Louis, mother of Emmanuel. He then re-married Ediane Jean Louis, mother of Louise Emmanuel. He is survived by his children Carmelle Sylvestre and family, Dorothy Laraque and family, Dr. Emmanuel Jean Louis and family, Olzie Charles and family, John-Minfield Jean Louis and family, Ludy Appolon and family, Melchiarde Pierre-Louis and family, Louise Emmanuel Jean Louis and family, Lilyan S Fougy and family, Jacques R. Moise and family, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends.

He died peacefully at home, surrounded by family who loved him. At this moment, we're profoundly heartbroken but find solace in the legacy of faith that he left.  You are always loved and never forgotten. May your soul rest in peace!!

“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with the love of Chris, there is no such thing as separation.”


Family and Friends


We, the family of Ruben Joseph Jean Louis, are eternally grateful for the overwhelming love and support of family and friends during this difficult time. Your expression of love and acts of kindness has given us strength and inspiration. 

We pray that the Lord will bless and keep you all.

All are welcome to calling hours Friday, July 9th from 4-8 p.m. in Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St., Brockton, his funeral from Waitt Funeral Home Saturday, July 10th at 8 a.m., funeral Mass at 9 a.m. in Christ the King Parish, 54 Lyman St., Brockton and burial at Fairview Cemetery, 45 Fairview Ave., Hyde Park. 

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