Herman Moses Athias

April 7, 1924 ~ October 19, 2022 (age 98)


With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Herman Moses Athias Sr. (Drakes), age 98,

 of Pinecrest, Florida (Formerly of Brooklyn, New York and Kingston, Jamaica). He passed away

 Wednesday October 19, 2022.


Herman worked for the Jamaica Gleaner Company and Desnoes and Geddes in Jamaica. He migrated to the USA in 1969 and spent most of his USA working years employed to Drakes Bakeries in Brooklyn, New York.


 He was a past member of the Mystic Rose Lodge No. 5 (Jamaica) and the Independent United Order of Mechanics, Friendly Society, W. H. Inc (Brooklyn, New York).


He enjoyed listening to jazz, ska and reggae music.


Herman is preceded in death by his parents Joseph Moses Athias and Sarah Barton and his brothers and sisters. He is survived by his wife of 70 years Gloria Athias, daughters; Pearline, Rose and Carole, sons; Herman Jr, Randell and Franklyn, one great great grand child, numerous great grand children, grand children, nieces and nephews.


 A celebration of his life  will be on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at Stanfill Funeral Home, 10545 South Dixie Highway, Pinecrest, Florida with Rev. Joseph Nock officiating. Viewing will start at 10 AM and the service will start promptly at 11:00 AM.  Burial will follow the service at 1:00 PM in Miami Memorial Park, 6200 South West 77th Avenue, Miami Florida 33143.


The family would like to express our thanks for the help and care given by Baptist Hospital and AccentCare Hospice of Florida. Condolences and memories may be written on his Tribute Wall at


Please use this link to watch a livestream of the funeral service:


Event ID: Stanfill

Password: 3QF86C


The repass will be at 6235 Rolling Road Drive, Pinecrest Fl. 33156 starting at 2:00 PM and ends at 9:00 PM.





October 29, 2022

11:00 AM to TBD
Stanfill Funeral Home
10545 South Dixie Hwy.
Pinecrest, FL 33156

Video is available for this event


Miami Memorial Park
6200 S.W. 77 Avenue
Miami, FL 33143

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