Biography: Joseph Ibert Nocent was born on September 18th, 1932 in Leogane, Haiti. Our Heavenly Father called Joseph, his lovely servant, home on February 12th, 2020. His final days were spent surrounded by his loved ones and friends at home.
Joseph was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and pillar to his community. In Haiti, Joseph was an astute business professional who worked as a Lottery agent and APN “Autorité Portuaire Nationale” manager. Within his community, he provided employment and training opportunities for others seeking advancement. Joseph was commonly referred to as “Minis” because of his minister-like qualities. No problem was too small or big for him to solve or invoke his wisdom. His open-door policy extended not only to his home, but work as well. Joseph donated tirelessly his talents, wisdom, and money to the Leogane community.
Joseph’s spirit of generosity also extended over to America. He was always there for all his children to provide guidance, encouragement, and wisdom. Through all his medical ailments, Joseph remained optimistic of the future and persevered despite the odds. He enjoyed Haitian home-cooked meals, exploring NYC by foot or train, watching basketball, and he loved socializing especially talking on the telephone.
Joseph Ibert Nocent was a resilient and good man. He was loved and cherished; and will be missed by many!
Grandpa, we will always miss you. We have so many wonderful memories to hang on to. You are a great role model and friend. Your guidance and love will carry us through the end of our days. We love you Grandpa, until we meet again.
Joseph Nocent is survived by his lovely wife :Exumene Vainqueur. Sister: Marie J. Guillaumetre.Children: Marie Rose Nocent and her husband Julio Jean Monteau, Pradel Nocent, Yvrose Nocent and her husband Edgard Nourrissant, and Jeancelin
Nocent. Grand Children: Rock Nocent, Daphne Monteau, Ashley Monteau, Daphkar Nocent, Edgard Yves Nourrissant, Beryl Yves Nourrissant, and Oldy Nocent. Great Children: Schenica Zeenan Nocent and Yeshua Aponte.