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Rita Williams Dies

Rita Williams is mourned by her children: Hilda Tuitt Williams, Denise Emily Williams, Florita Daniel, and her daughter Hilda’s significant other, William “Bill” Heern; grandchildren: Leroy Alphonso Williams and Jennifer Ann-Marie Kyle; brother, Isiah Daniel; sister-in-law, Elaine Butler: nieces and nephews: Terencia Benjamin, Carmen Bastian, Sandra Murphy-Mims, George Butler, Lisa Shah, Elaine Benjamin, Linda Benjamin, Terence Benjamin, Eston Benjamin, Phyllis Daniel, Patsy Daniel, Michael Daniel, Hari James Drayton, Deanna Drayton, Darryl Christopher James, Jean Hendricks, Glynnis Hendricks, Helena Williams, Janice Williams, Kenneth Butler, Lloyd Butler, Dennis Butler, Meta Bryant, Wade and Elton, Areca Williams; and a host of other family members.
She is also mourned by countless friends: Irma and Dennis Carvalho, Beverly and Erskine Springer, Beryl Gumma, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Sears, Dina Katsiavelos and Wade Heern, Paul and Cindy Heern, Joe and Lucille Burrow, Charles and Fay Heern, Ivan Cox and sister Jennie and family, Joe Gibson and family, Louise Hilton and family, Dorothy and Gaylord Smith-Kent and family, Elena Amineddoleh and family, Nina Presuto and family, Nancy Mastriana and family, Lucinda Ferreri, Gina Kay and Sylvia, Sue Eckstein, Lena Shulterara and sister Mabel, the Tranberg family, Dr. Seymour Kramer, Dr. Peter Wei and family, the Cornelius family, the Petersen family, Harry Hodge and family, the Lawaetz family, Eunice Austin, extended family in Nevis and St. Kitts, Vivian Greenberg, Dr. Idan Sharon, the staff at the Pines of Poughkeepsie Nursing Home, and a host of other friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Alphonsus Williams; brother, Ivan Selwood; sister, Christophenia Daniel-Stabler; and best friends: Hosannah Francis and Ethliene Cox.
A viewing will take place at 11:30 a.m. and a funeral service at 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 17 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Frederiksted Cemetery.
Professional Funeral Services Entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc. Located at 6AA La Grande Princesse Telephone: 718-8663 Fax: 718-8661

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