Group Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Title: Funeral Booklet for Alma Maria Heath Bdour
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 Material Information
Title: Funeral Booklet for Alma Maria Heath Bdour
Series Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Estate of Alma Maria Heath Bdour
Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
Subject: Bdour, Alma Maria Heath
Human relations
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States Virgin Islands
Abstract: The Enid M. Baa Library of the Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums (DLAM) has acquired an extensive collection of memorial booklets since the early 1970's for U. S. Virgin Islands residents. Booklets are usually more than 10 pages long and give details of the life and family connections of the deceased.
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Bibliographic ID: CA01300057
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of the Virgin Islands
Holding Location: Enid M. Baa Library and Archives, Virgin Islands Department of Libraries, University of the Virgin Islands
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.

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Alma Maria



Dec. 14, 1929
Oct. 15, 1977

Sts. Peter & Paul Cathedral

Oct. 19, 1977
3 P.M.

St. Thomas, V.I.

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Alma Maria Bdour. nee Heath. was burn on December 14, 1929. to Mrs. losephine
Heath and the late Osuwald Heath. in St. Thomas. Virgin Islands.
Almra u ened Jefferson and Lincoln Elementary Schools and went on to the
Charlotte Amalie High School, from which she graduated in 1948.
IFrom a early agie, music was an integral part of her life. She was a pianist and
voclin thouhs ell. onurinued to lime Almn th resided in St. Thomas, no commune to
program iths complete ithou her pand to shaicipation other mu apple tarin as vocalist with

te h1r death on October 15, 1977. Alma as living in Coastsille.
her ti sin d br by other,, Alred playing the iopin.he is especially t rhered Alfr herd
Heating renditions of dauhtrs Ave M aria".
She moved to the United States to pursue studies in music.She uas subsequently
graduated from the Philadelphia Conservatory of Music in 1957 with a Bachelor of
Arts in Music and Music Education.
Even though she continued to live in the United States. sheoften returned home to
i-isit with her family and friends and to short her musical talents with us. At the
time of her death on October 15, 1977. Alma was living in Coastsville.
She is surv:ived by her mother. Mrs. Josephine Heath, twin brother, Dr. AlfredO.
lleath. and three daughters. Ave Maria, Andrea and Agnes.
Alma will be deeply missed, as to know her teas to love her.




n your E-Aarl1y pray for

Alma Maria Heath Bdour
Dec. 14, 1929 Oct. 15, 1977

C)1lay Ike angels lead iee into
'arai;se; may ike marlyrs receive
ikee at Iky coming and taIe itet
1o Jerusalem, tie koly city. (~ al
ike cko;rs of ike 67ingels receive,
ikee and mayest ilou, wit tie onc

poor cazarus, kave rest everlasting

oh4n jhomad
Memorial funeral Clapel

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