Group Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Title: Funeral Booklet for Dorothy E. M. Penn
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 Material Information
Title: Funeral Booklet for Dorothy E. M. Penn
Series Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Estate of Dorothy E. M. Penn
Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
 Subjects
Subject: Penn, Dorothy E. M.
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: CA01300346
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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CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
1:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY. MARCH 22, 1989
CHARI.OTTE AMALIE
ST. THOMAS, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS
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Dorothy E. M. Penn was born in St. Thomas on November 23. 1927,
S to Allan and Lucinda Millin. She was the second of three children born to
,: the Millin family.

During her early days, Dorothy excelled in school. She graduated
from the Charlotte Amalie Hligh School and furthered her education at
Eastern Michigan University.

SAfter receiving her Bachelor's Degree in education, Dorothy returned
to the Virgin Islands to pursue a career in the Department of Health
during the commissionership of Dr. John S. Moorehead, M.D. She began
as a clerk/stenographer. After working for several years, she returned to
S the mainland to further her studies. In 1957, she entered Columbia
University in New York, where she studied Public Health Administration.

She returned to the Department of Health in 1961 as an Administra-
tive Assistant II. She was promoted the next year to an Administrative
Officer I.

From 1962 through 1968, Mrs. Penn served as an Administrative
Officer I. II. and III under the then Commissioner and future Governor,
D)r. Melvin II. Evans. During that period, she was active in the establish-
ment of the first Maternal, Child Health, and Crippled Children Service
Division in the Virgin Islands.

On May 20, 1968, Dorothy assumed the position of Assistant Director
Sof M.C.Hl. During the tenure of Commissioner Roy Anduzc. M.D. she
was relocated to the office of the Commissioner.

In January, 1973. Mrs. Penn was appointed Deputy Commissioner
of Health by her former colleague. Governor Melvin H. Evans. During her
tenure in the department, she worked closely with many of the giants in
Virgin Islands medical history. In the nearly three decades this territory
has attempted to improve the health care under the leadership of Dr. Eric
S O'Neal. M.D.. ()r. Alfred 0. ileath, M.D.. and Dr. Roy L. Schneider.
. M.D., Dorothy Penn has been an unsung hero of this cause.
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Her professional career reflects an excellent example of dedication
and determination to achieve. From the first assignment as a clerk/
stenographer, she rose through the ranks to become a territorial officer
at the time of her retirement from government service in 1984.

Mrs. Penn was a lifetime member of the Cathedral Church of All
Saints. She was an active member of a variety of professional, civic, and Y,'
social organizations. Among them were: the American Personnel
Association; the American Management Association; the American Public
Health Association; Phi Omega Phi; the International House, New York
(Columbia University) and the Virgin Islands Mental Health Association.

Mrs. Penn was preceded in death by her husband, Edmund Penn,
Civil Defense Director for the Virgin Islands at the time of his passing. She
is survived by one son, Allan Bradford Kilpatrick.

Dorothy E. Million Penn departed this life on March 15, 1989, leaving
behind a legacy of outstanding public service which stands as a source of
pride to those who mourn her passing while they celebrate the accomplish-
ments of her life.

May she rest in peace.









SON ... Allan Bradford Kilpatrick
BROTHER. .. Henry A. Million
SISTER ... Agnes Millin
SISTER-IN-LAW Graciella Millin
DAUGHTER-IN-LAW... Gloria T. Kilpatrick

Three Grandchildren, many nieces and nephews,
other relatives and friends

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.... Praise My Soul the King of Heaven
.................... .. Pg. 469
. ................. Isaiah 61:1-3
................ The Strife Is O'er
............... Revelation 7:9-17
..................... P 476
................. John 11:21-27
...................... Pg. 480
................... Jesus Lives!

............. How Great Thou Art
......... Welcome Happy Morning


Organ Prelude
Hymn..................
The Burial of the Dead Rite .
Old Testament Lesson .......
Hymn ..................
New Testament Lesson ......
Psalm 23 ................
The Gospel ..............
Prayers of the People ........
Hym n ..................
The Commendation
Hymn..................
Postlude ................




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