Louise Esperanta Joachim, 67, of Pottsville, passed away on Sunday at Geisinger – St. Luke Hospital.
Born in Haiti, she was a daughter of the late Gerald Alcindor and Therzulie Joachim Alcindor. She attended schools and college in Haiti before emigrating to Brooklyn, New York. She moved to Schuylkill County in 2013; and worked as a Nurse’s Aide until becoming disabled.
Louise is survived by her former husband, Rigaud Noel; three children, Martine Noel (fiancé, Macking Cadet), Hugo Noel (fiancée, Kathryn Moore), and Sylvio Noel (fiancée, Angel Hahn), all of Pottsville; a son in spirit, Jameel Preddie, Pottsville; six grandchildren, Karon Aaron Preddie, Trinity Symmone Bryan Noel, Jerome Tahje Johnson, Sincere Tyree Noel, Genesis Sylvio Noel and Havannah Aria Heaven Noel; five step-grandchildren, Chrystal Moore, Zyonna Moore, Niyerah Moore, Chyennesia Hardy, and Kahsye Moore. She is also survived by numerous siblings; nieces and nephews, including Fritz Gerald Joseph and Sedeline Joseph, both of New York; numerous cousins, including Edeline Joseph, New York.
The family will accept visitors at Dutcavich Funeral Home, 200 Sunbury Street, Minersville on Saturday from 9:00 A.M. Services will be at 11:00 A.M.