Gwendoline Eudovine Layne was born in Charnocks, Christ Church, Barbados on August 15, 1925. She was the beloved mother of Lolita Layne-Lewis of Mattapan and Rudolph Layne of Hyde Park. Loving grandmother of Lauretta "Michelle" Lewis-medley of Roslindale, Shamieka Layne of Hyde Park and Shamar Layne of Quincy. Dear sister of Winifred Grannum of Dorchester, Gloria Layn of Mattapan and the late Evelyn Nicholls and Martin Layne. she is survived by a host of nieces and nephews, extended family, church family and friends.