Carlos Banfield "Speedy Gonzales" Jessamy
GENEVA- Carlos Banfield "Speedy Gonzales" Jessamy, 90, passed away peacefully on Sun. (Feb. 17, 2019) at Geneva General Hospital surrounded by his family. Family and friends may call from 3 to 5 pm Fri. (Feb. 22) at the Palmisano-Mull Funeral Home LLC, 28 Genesee Street, Geneva, followed by a prayer service at 5 pm at the funeral home.
Carlos was born on Nov. 4, 1928 in Havana Cuba and was the son of the late Emma (Coke) and Egbert Jessamy. He loved to cook and sing. Carlos would make up songs and sing them to his grandchildren. He was the life of the party. His family was very important to him.
Carlos is survived by his Children; Robin Jones of Geneva, Carlita Jessamy of Georgia, Andriane Jessamy of Kuwait, Angelica Jessamy of Ohio, Caridad Jessamy of Mexico, Carlos Jessamy of Mexico, Lazzaro Jessamy of Mexico, Barbara Jessamy of Chicago, Veronica Jessamy of Chicago, and James Jessamy of Geneva; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Carlos is predeceased by his wife, Sylvia (Whitehurst) Jessamy; brother Simeon Jessamy; sisters Sylvia and Inez and nephew Brian Davis.