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Rita Matthews

August 11, 2017 August 11, 2017
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Relatives and Friends are advised of the passing of Rita Matthews, 89, of New York who passed away on Friday August 11, 2017 in St .Thomas.

Rita Lawrence was born to Leo and Miriam Lawrenceon March 21,1928 in New York City. She was educated in the New York City public school system. Over twenty-five years, she was a registered Nurse

employed at both New York City Hospital and Fordham Hospital until her retirement.

In 1988, she became a resident of St.Thomas USVI. For numerous years, she worked as a Foster Grandparent volunteer at Heavenly Preschool.

Mrs.Matthews is survived by her 3 sons Lawrence,Wayne and Garrick,5 grandchildren,3 great grand children,

Mrs.Matthews is also survived by her brother Mr.Leo Lawrence,a sister in law Joan Lawrence,

A host of loving cousins, nieces and nephews,

A very special thanks to the Callender and Leacock Families

for all their endless support and guidance.

Funeral Information

Relatives and Friends are respectively invited to attend funeral services at Celestial Chapel Hurley Funeral Home on Thursday August 31, 2017. Viewing will begin at 9am. Services immediately follow at 10am.

Interment: Western Cemetery #2

Arrangements are under the care of Hurley Funeral Home Cremation Center of St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.

For directions and online condolences, please visit us at www.hurleydavisfuneral

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