Group Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Title: Funeral Booklet for Vincent Paul Richard Bourne-Vanneck
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 Material Information
Title: Funeral Booklet for Vincent Paul Richard Bourne-Vanneck
Series Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Estate of Vincent Paul Richard Bourne-Vanneck
Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
 Subjects
Subject: Bourne-Vanneck, Vincent Paul Richard
Human relations
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States Virgin Islands
Caribbean
 Notes
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.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: CA01300093
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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VINCENT PAUL RICHARD BOURNE-VANNECK
June I1. 1913 April 25, 1989

Vincent Paul Richard Bourne-Vanneck was born June 11, 1913, in
Bournemouth. England. He graduated with an engineering degree from
Cambridge University in 1933. Durng World War II, he was a plot in
the Royal Air Force and later was a reserve officer in the Royal Navy.
On June 26, 1943. he married Victoria Algia Thomas, of Cardiff,
Wales. After active duty, he was an engineer for the British War Minis-
try. He was responsible for several inventions. One of them a locket
for repeat-loading guns is still in use in modem British warships.
After World War II. he emigrated to the United States and settled
in New York City. He purchased the New York Age, which was the
oldest black newspaper in the United States. It had been founded by
Booker T. Washington. He published the paper until its demise. Thee-
after he was engaged as a principal in several manufacturing companies.
By the mid-1950s, he was involved in textile factories, producing
shoelaces, in and near Lawrence. Massachusetts. In 1956, when the
decline in shoe production forced many mills to close, he relocated his
plant to St. Thomas. U.S. Virgin Islands, where it began operations as
Narrow Fabrics. In the early 1960s, he was associated with Joseph
Green in the shipping business. Afterward he was associated in busi-
ness with former Senator Louis P. Hestres. Then-Virgin Islands Gov.
ernor Melvin H. Evans appointed Bourne-Vanneck as the first director
of the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Agency. During his
tenure, the agency went into full-fledged operations. He was partly
responsible for many local black-owned businesses' success.
In recent years. V.P. BourneVanneck & Associates operated a
business-management consulting firm, specializing in financial planning
and insurance. He was a certified public adjuster and was a senior pro-

















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Wife ... Victoria Bourne-Vanneck
Son... Richard Plantgenct Bourne-Vanneck
Brother... Francis Vanneck
Sisters... Margret Vanneck, Mjude Waters
leloise Neckar. Mary Clare, Edwina Vauneck
Daughtcr-ln-Law... Kimberley Peters Bourne-Vanneck
Grandchildren. .. Allison Mare Plantagenet Bourne-Vanneck
Richard Plantagenet Bourne-Vanneck. II
Many other relatives and friends






Steven W. Madsen. Dante DeCastro
Alfred O. Heath. George H.T. Dudley
Charles H. Reach 1II. Michael J. Dow





Ulrc Benjamin, Mano Watlington. Costas Couhanos
Alpihnso A. Christian. Arturo Wallingtun. James P. Goss










fessional public insurance adjuster.
He was active at Sts. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Cathedral.
where he was a founding member of the Holy Name Society and was a
fourth-degree Knight of Columbus He taught rehgious education to
fifth-graders in Sunday School there.
He was a charter founding member of the St. Thomas Lions Club
and was active in many other civic organizations.






ENTRANCE HYMN .................. .... The Strife Is O'er

FIRSTREADING ......................... Wisdom 3:1-6
Kimberly Bourne-Vanneck

RPSIONSORIAL PSALM ...................... .23rd Psalm
Diana Parker

SECOND READING ........................ Romans6.3-9
Carol Taylor

GOSPEL .............................. John 11 17.27

OFFERTORY HYMN ................... Softly and Tenderly

COMMUNION HYMN ...................... Amazig Grace

SOLO ................................... Ave Maria
Faye Moon

EULOGY ....................... Richard Bourne.Vanneck

CLOSING HYMN ..................... How Great Thou Art

GRAVESIDE HYMNS
Abide With Me. Blessed Assurance. Just a Closer Walk With Thee




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