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Hildarine Rose King Dies at 70

Hildarine Rose King

Hildarine Rose King died on July 18, at her family home in Maryland.  Originally from St. John’s Parish, Antigua, she moved to St. Croix as a teen and was a long-time resident of Estate Welcome, Christiansted, before relocating to the states. She was 70 years old.

She was preceded in death by her son, Edgar ‘Stumpy’ Sheridan Jr.; mother, Ronie Christophine King-Benjamin; father, Thaddeus ‘Ceto’ King; sisters: Marina King and Muriel King John; and brothers-in-law: Basil Stevens and Alnacher Jim Sheridan.

Ms. King is survived by her daughters: Karen King-Sheridan and Harriett JD Sheridan; ex-husband, Edgar Sheridan Sr.; grandsons: Okifi Sheridan, Tariq Sheridan and Amani Sheridan; granddaughter, Akira Sheridan; sister, Claire Stevens; brothers: Tyrone and wife Iotha King, David and wife Yolanda King, Theodore King, Maurice King, Milton and wife Kelly Jacobs, and Cardinal King; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

James Memorial Funeral Home, in Christiansted, has been entrusted with funeral arrangements and will host a visitation from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 10, in its Chapel.   

Homegoing Services at Saint John’s Episcopal: there will be a viewing at 9 a.m. followed by services at 9:45 a.m., Friday, Aug. 11. A private cremation will follow.

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