EMANUEL "EDDIE" BERTRAND
May 27, 1922 June 28, 1987
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL
SS. Peter & Paul Cathedral
St. Thomas, V.I.
Thursday, July 2, 1987
at 2:00 p.m.
He leaves to mourn ...
Mrs. Ernestine Bertrand
to whom he was married on June 28, 1947
Edison Bertrand, Etienne Bertrand,
Andre Bertrand and Edward Bertrand
Achille R. Bertrand, Peter Clement Bertrand
and Rl,.. FThiler Joseph E. Bertrand, C.SS.R
Mrs. Una F. Arrindell and Mrs. Eldra V. Vera
Mr, Bnlr Bertraind. Mr-. Kat\ Bcrttrand
and Mrs. Annette Bertrand
lMios Nliclilc e-trund. Oh" I)IIn I)vic
and Misses Justina and Amalia Vera
Donald Bertrand, Glenn Bertrand,
Liston Alphonso Bertrand, Leland Bertrand,
Fletcher Arrindell, Jr., Manolo Vera, Rafael Antonio Vera
and Ronald Bertrand
Many cousins, other relatives, and friends.
S IN MEMORIAL
Deceased: EMANUEL A. BERTRAND
Known familiarly as Eddie Bertrand
Eddie was born in St. Thomas, V.I. on May 27, 1922, son of
Ernest A. and Josephine Bertrand nee Florant. Ie was baptized
at SS. Peter & Paul Church andattended SS. Peter &Paul Elementary
School, and then went on to Charlotte Amalie High School. On
graduation from Charlotte Amalie High School he went to study at
IIampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia where he received his BA.
in Business Administration. He served in the U.S. Army during
World War II from 1943 to 1946.
Eddie served as Comptroller at Savannah State College for
a number ofyears. He married Margaret Ernestine Faucette who also
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While at Hampton he belonged to the Glee Club known as
"Men of Hnapton". 1lh% tiawI'cile c-,,du'ctinL Concerts. lIe also
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early years attended St. Benedict's Parochial School.
On returning to St. Thomas he served in the U.S. Health Depart-
ment and was for some years a Deputy Commissioner of Health.
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Johnny ITarms Marina. For years he pursued this interest in sport
fishing and as manager of Johnny IHarms Marina. Ile was examiner
and recorder for the International Game Fishing Association, and
(luring those years St. Thomas was the locale where so many records
Were set in fishing tournaments, including the big Blue Marlin.
He succumbed with a stroke after the Fourth of July I4shing
years was a shut-in at home.
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years tip to his death in 1978 and will be buried where his dad was
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