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Ina Viola Springer Johannes Dies at 82

Ina Viola Springer Johannes Ina Viola Springer Johannes of Estate La Grange, Frederiksted, died on Oct.31. She was 82 years old.
She was preceded in death by her brothers: Irwin Springer, Ivan Oliver and James Jr.; sister, Mabel Arnold; and grandson, Kevin A. James.
She is survived by her daughters: Rita M. Johannes, Patricia A. Johannes – Francis, Arleen C. Johannes, Renita N. Johannes-George, Eleanor A. Johannes – Gomez and Lynette E. Johannes; grandchildren: Justin A. Watkins, Kafele T. Clarke, Julio Petersen III, Chyla Henderson Ritter, Denel A.M. Petersen, Liesha Matthias, Sharnelle A. Vanterpool and Rynell J. Harris; and great-grandchildren: Alexandria Watkins, A’Chyla Ritter, Alexander Watkins and M. Clarke.
She is also survived by sons-in- law: Edgar Gomez, Edmund Francis and Lubin George; brothers: Wilfred A. Springer, Lloyd A. Springer and Alexander Springer; sisters (in N.Y.): Pauline Oliver Jacobs, Marilyn Huggins, Eleanor Wilson and Roselyn Springer; sister-in-law, Yvonne Patricia Springer; brother-in-law, Arnold Johannes; special niece, Janice Springer Watts; and many, many other nieces and nephews too numerous to mention.
Other survivors include adopted daughters: Hazel Soto, Judy Rogers, Carmen Matthias, Magarita Santana and Ebony Victoria; adopted sons: Robert Soto and Windel Albino-Ayala; special friends: Ilma Martinez, Leona Johnson, Jacqueline and Larry Sickenger; special families: James, Messer, Springer, Oliver, Benjamin, Branch, Prince, Miller, Petersen, Hendricks, Parris and Johannes; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will be held at 9:30 a.m. and a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Frederiksted Cemetery.

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