ForeverMissed
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Aubrey Cleghorn, 59 years old, born on October 12, 1961, and passed away on May 20, 2021. We will remember him forever.
Posted by Alison Grant-Legall on June 17, 2021
I remember Aubrey as a quiet confident person .
Always pleasant , always kind , yet in some ways unassuming.
I always know Aubrey to speak in hushed tones , never shouting or loud . Ensuring still that his message was not missed .
I was truly saddened by the news of his passing , and felt in some ways that he might just appear with a smile and say “I was downstairs “ or “It wasn’t me”…..
He will certainly be missed , in the physical space , but his spirit will live on .
Rest In Peace . 
Posted by Garry Edmond on June 17, 2021
Aubrey was a man I held in esteemed regard. I will always remember and cherish the memories shared between us. He was known for his valuable contribution toward the 'men who could cook of South Street' lime. As a neighbour he was always willing to giving advice with regards to any construction occurring and his cheerful disposition will be sincerely missed.
On behalf of the South street men who can cook and the Andrews-Edmond family I extend my deepest condolences to you and your family during this extremely difficult time. You are in our prayers and thoughts.
May his soul rest in eternal peace.
Posted by Louisa Jones on June 16, 2021
I enjoyed my interactions with Aubrey over the years. Aubrey was a giving person, who was always in the service of other, especially Cheryl (who reciprocated equally). I will remember his strength of character. Within 2 day of the stroke, he said to me 'look, I'm ok. I'm standing'. He could not speak, but he said the works with his facial expression.  He worked diligently to get back to whole health. When my former manager's husband suffered a heart attack, it was Aubrey I turned to for advice on what he had to do to exercise the limbs and to get back his speech. Service! Aubrey I'm sure that you are continuing to serve, after all the practice while you were with us.
Posted by Ashford Cleghorn on June 14, 2021
I am not a person to easily concede, but, in the construction field, if I had half the dedication and demand for perfection, as my brother Aubrey possessed, I would be okay!.....and I consider myself to be dedicated and a perfectionist in my own right.
Aubrey was simply "cut from a whole different piece of cloth!"
Posted by Ashford Cleghorn on June 14, 2021
My brother Aubrey was simply a "cut above the rest," particularly in his chosen field of construction. Aubrey was so much into the construction industry, that, he always strived to be a step ahead, as it pertained to innovation/new ideas in the construction industry.
Whenever Aubrey will come to the USA (particularly Houston, Tx. & South Florida) on his regular vacations, most of his time will be spent visiting "modern" structures, so as, to incorporate new ideas/technology into the construction industry in Trinidad & Tobago. That was basically at the very core of his vacation time spent with me. Those early morning drives to the Galleria and downtown (in Houston) and along A1A (from Ft. Lauderdale to Miami) viewing various structures, really "completed" his vacation.
Though Aubrey really enjoyed those outings, his mind remained constantly fixed on his projects in Trinidad and Tobago, so much so, that, throughout our many drives, he will be constantly on the phone, giving instructions to his workers back home in T&T. He was like a "highly-tuned, high-tech construction equipment." He was always totally "tuned in." I clearly remembered on one of our early morning drives in Florida, he was so 'buried" into his phone, giving instructions to one of his foremen back home (in T&T), that little did he realize that, I, being somewhat disgruntled that he was so entrenched in the phone, had actually made a "B-Line" and was pulling back up in front of the house.
Yes, construction was basically Aubrey's life!
May His Great Soul Continue To Rest In Eternal Peace!
Posted by Gerard Sealey on June 13, 2021
Aubrey,
I cherish the moment that I met you. What a beautiful soul ! Continue to smile .


The Sealey family
Posted by Patricia Allen on June 12, 2021
It is an honor to write this tribute for Aubrey Cleghorn, a friend, neighbour par excellence, and personal home project consultant.

I met Aubrey when he came to live next door to me with his sister, Cheryl. Aubrey was a quiet, strong person and a work-a-holic. He would leave home very early in the morning and return late at night. I think he worked 24 hours/7 days a week at a certain time in his life before the stroke. He was dedicated to his work and worked hard. Even on vacation, when abroad with his family, he was still working and overseeing his projects in Trinidad.

Aubrey was generous and kindhearted. He never refused an opportunity to give of his financial gains. Whenever, I asked for donations for my harvest stall at Ste Madeleine R.C. Church, for contributions to my children fund raisers at school, for any activities at all in the Church, he always gave willingly.

Aubrey was a great support to and regular member at the meetings of our resident's association, South Cocoyea Resident Association. He shared ideas and was always present and assisted in any event that was organised by the
association, be it the Health Fair, Christmas Dinner or Saturday Soup Sale.

Aubrey was my personal project consultant. Before I undertook any project on my house, I would consult Aubrey and he would advise how it should be done.
When the project started, he would come across to my house and advise or argue with the workers, ensuring that the job was properly done. He shared his knowledge willingly.

Aubrey enjoyed Christmas lunch with my family for a couple of years after Cheryl left home. His company was always pleasant and enjoyable and he gave great compliments to the cook which was highly appreciated of course.(SMILE).

Aubrey was a true neighbour, caring and selfless.
When I had to carry my car for service, he would pick me up from the service center , take me home and then carry me back ,next four hours to pick up my car. He never refused. He always lent a hand.

My daughter, Simone describes him as a" silent guardian." She says whenever I travelled abroad, he would always be looking out for them ,even when they came home late. He was a protector , making sure all was well.

It was a privilege for me to have been part of Aubrey's life. He was a caring, gentle, helpful person, a cherished friend and neighbour who I will miss dearly and who will never be forgotten.
As I am writing, my eyes are filled with tears.
Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.
May he rest in peace. Amen
Posted by Jean Nichols on June 8, 2021
From our years spent in the Scarborough roman catholic youth group our group bonded as a family and Aubrey and his sister Sharon joined the group and we did many activities together. We had good memories in the group of doing concerts, visiting the sick at hospital, singing out at functions and going on outings together. It is these memories that Aubrey will be remembered for. May he rest in eternal peace.

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Posted by Alison Grant-Legall on June 17, 2021
I remember Aubrey as a quiet confident person .
Always pleasant , always kind , yet in some ways unassuming.
I always know Aubrey to speak in hushed tones , never shouting or loud . Ensuring still that his message was not missed .
I was truly saddened by the news of his passing , and felt in some ways that he might just appear with a smile and say “I was downstairs “ or “It wasn’t me”…..
He will certainly be missed , in the physical space , but his spirit will live on .
Rest In Peace . 
Posted by Garry Edmond on June 17, 2021
Aubrey was a man I held in esteemed regard. I will always remember and cherish the memories shared between us. He was known for his valuable contribution toward the 'men who could cook of South Street' lime. As a neighbour he was always willing to giving advice with regards to any construction occurring and his cheerful disposition will be sincerely missed.
On behalf of the South street men who can cook and the Andrews-Edmond family I extend my deepest condolences to you and your family during this extremely difficult time. You are in our prayers and thoughts.
May his soul rest in eternal peace.
Posted by Louisa Jones on June 16, 2021
I enjoyed my interactions with Aubrey over the years. Aubrey was a giving person, who was always in the service of other, especially Cheryl (who reciprocated equally). I will remember his strength of character. Within 2 day of the stroke, he said to me 'look, I'm ok. I'm standing'. He could not speak, but he said the works with his facial expression.  He worked diligently to get back to whole health. When my former manager's husband suffered a heart attack, it was Aubrey I turned to for advice on what he had to do to exercise the limbs and to get back his speech. Service! Aubrey I'm sure that you are continuing to serve, after all the practice while you were with us.
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Aubrey, “The Practical Joker” from a very early age!

Shared by Ashford Cleghorn on June 12, 2021
The first “practical joke,” of which I could recall Aubrey engaging, was, him being about 5 or 6 yrs old and heating a knife red hot (in the kitchen at Friendsfield) and then placing it at the back of Sister Ruth’s leg.
I can’t recall how that episode ended, but, that is what I remembered as being his first “practical joke” in a long list of many throughout his lifetime!

Aubrey - The Perfectionist - leaky basement repair (by his sister)

Shared by Sharon Cleghorn on June 8, 2021
I had a water leak in my basement.  Every time it rained, I knew I had to get busy with a mop and bucket or a wet vac depending on the amount of rain that fell.  Water will always enter my basement from under my front steps. 

I got a couple of quotes to repair the leak, but of course, those quotes were quite exorbitant, almost like a second mortgage. The quotes included digging out along the interior of the basement and installing sunk pumps, drains and other stuff. Aubrey told me to leave the repairs until his next visit to Atlanta. 

On his next visit, Aubrey surveyed the situation and said he could fix it from de outside.  He did an estimate of what I needed.  We went online and sourced the material. We went to the hardware/supply store and picked up all the portable material and tools necessary to dig along the foundation and to seal the outside foundation wall.  We ordered the appropriate aggregate/stones and had it delivered.

Of course, this project required some manual labour to dig a trench, seal the wall, then lay the aggregate, etc.  There are always 'day labourers' hanging around outside the hardware stores, and at specific businesses hoping that someone would come by and offer them a job.  We decided to go that route.  We drove to one of the locations and were immediately surrounded by individuals eager for a day job.  Aubrey selected 2 of them and we brought them back to the house to get started.

In no time, deh dig dat trench!!  Aubrey looked under the front steps and saw where and how de water was entering de basement.  Yuh cud tell dat leak was there a long time.  There was literally a mini trench under de front steps.  It is an older house and somehow ah tink de previous owners knew about de leak and didn't tell us about it because the room that was always wet had brand new carpeting when I purchased the house.  We were told that the water heater broke and flooded the area, so they changed the carpet...RIGHT!!!!  There were other 'untowards' things discovered after de fact.  Let's just say very dishonest previous owners!!!  Anyway, back to de story at hand!!!

The workers dug the trench as instructed. When it came to filling the trench, was another story...Aubrey started explaining to them exactly how he wanted it done.  The workers looked at Aubrey as if he crazy, and told Aubrey that his method was too long/detailed, and dat was too much work.  They were ready to just dump the aggregate in the trench, cover it back and be done with it.  Aubrey, having done many structural projects in Trinidad, insisted that it must be done a particular way.  The workers didn't want to do it Aubrey's way, so Aubrey decided to pay them for digging the trench and sent them on their merry way.

Ah know alyuh wondering how de job get done!  Well, let me tell alyuh how!  Aubrey decided that me and he goh finish de job.  Ah nevah wuk so hard in mih life, filling and toting buckets of stones to fill this trench.  Is ah good ting de aggregate wasn't too far from de site.  We wuk till late into de evening. We sealed the outside foundation wall, laid barrier material, fill de trench to a certain point with de stones, laid some filter material, laid more stones till we eventually got it done.  

Guess wat? Ah was sore fuh days after dat!!  But it was well worth it!! Outside of de materials and paying the two workers fuh digging de trench, my money stayed in mih pocket. Aubrey nevah took shortcuts. 

Well, needless to say, ah nevah see water in mih basement after dat!! 

Ah know ah took pictures, but cannot for the life of me find dem.

Aubrey was always about quality!!  Job well done!!!