Ruthven O. Awai

October 26, 2023

Ruthven Awai Obituary


                                      Ruthven Oswald Awai

                             April 8, 1943     -   October 26, 2023

Ruthven Awai   was born in Diego Martin, Trinidad, to Maude and Lawrence Awai, the sixth of eight children. Ruthven passed away on Long Island, New York at the age of 80 years. 

He emigrated to the US in 1969.  Shortly thereafter, he was employed by Verizon, and retired after 43 years of service.

He is survived by his loving wife Joan, his children Dexter, Nigel, Kwesi and Cazemb, eleven grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.  Also surviving him are his siblings Conrad, Joyce, Lawrence and Beatrice. In eternal peace he joins his late siblings Bernard (Ekvall), Weldon and Gwyneth.

He was a loving, kind, devoted husband, father and friend, also generous and caring to all.

We loved him dearly, but God loved him best.

THE FAMILY            Acknowledgement

The family wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation the many expressions of love,

concern and kindness shown them during the passing of their loved one.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ruthven O. Awai, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Ruthven O. Awai?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Ruthven's memory.


November 4, 2023

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hartnett Funeral Home
561 Jerusalem Avenue
Uniondale, NY 11553

Funeral Service
November 4, 2023

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hartnett Funeral Home
561 Jerusalem Avenue
Uniondale, NY 11553

Private Cremation


© 2023 Hartnett Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility