In Memory of




Obituary for Velieta Penelpha James

JAMES, Velieta Penelpha

Pastor Velieta James went to be with the Lord after a tough battle with cancer. She was a powerful woman of God whose passion was to bring people to salvation in Christ.

She was born on March 17, 1945 to her mother Myana Victoria Bernard and father Leslie H. Bernard and they had six brothers and two sisters.

She was married to Owen James Sr and together they had one daughter and two sons - Cypriana James, Alpona James who is married to Tammy and Owen James Jr. who is married to Terra James.

She was deeply loved and will be missed by her seven grandchildren: Kierra, Makeda, Keisha, Maya, Tamia, Kerissa and Ciara.

Visitation will be held at Bernardo Funeral Home (2960 Dufferin St., south of Lawrence Ave. W) on Saturday, February 10th, 2024 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Funeral Service will take place at 11:30 a.m. inside the Funeral Home Chapel. Burial to follow at York Cemetery (160 Beecroft Road, Toronto)

The visitation and service will be livestreamed. Click the link below to join virtually.

Meeting ID: 810 7274 9581
Passcode: 621851