Wilner Ceptus known to friends as " Boss Nene," passed away after a brief illness on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at the age of 79. A native of Port-Au-Prince Haiti, Boss Nene attended trade school and began a career in refrigeration and air conditioning in 1969 and worked for Firestone until he immigrated to the US in 1980. He moved to New York where he worked in the Garment District for 15 years. He then rejoined his family in Boston in 1995 and worked in the marketing department at the Sheraton Hotel until his retirement in 2016.
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Wilner will be fondly remembered by his children, Wilmer, Renel, Alix (deceased), Kettly, Lesley (deceased), Mackendy, Sophia, Barbara and Anthony, Gregory, Virginie, and Gary. He will also be remembered by his brothers and sisters, Adline , Michelet, Marie Therese Anaise, Celita, Lorrette, Jean Claude (deceased). He is survived his ex-wife of 20 years Rose Marie Bien-Aime, and his grandchildren: Love Redondo, Redonda, Killy, Sherlina, John Gerry, Wensley, Stanley, and Ken’j , Marc Anthony, Elijah, Stacia, Zora, Gabriel (Deceased), Asa, and Claribel and well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A Viewing will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 9:00 to 10:00am followed by Funeral Service at 10:00 O’clock at Church of God Christian Life Center 839 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 02124
Interment: Oak Lawn Cemetery
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Riley-Antoine Funeral Home