Group Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Title: Funeral Booklet for Eunice H. Plaskett
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 Material Information
Title: Funeral Booklet for Eunice H. Plaskett
Series Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Estate of Eunice H. Plaskett
Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
 Subjects
Subject: Plaskett, Eunice H.
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.
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Bibliographic ID: CA01300377
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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In Loving Memory I


Mrs. Eunice itefena Paskett


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March 4, 1942 September 1, 1986

Funem( Service
September 8, 1986 2 p.m.
Methodit Church, Markt Square

viewing from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.






^nSuvivors

M9otier Father

Enid Bnnwn James David

ai/dren
Sons Daughters
Fankiyn Hazeff Marene Pfaskett
Wesley Pinney PhyUfis Pfaskett
Mar(on Pinney
Rafph Pfaskett


Sisters
Myrtfe Bartlett
Monica Matthew
Perfita Bel


Brothers
Clevair James
Edwin James
Lasif James
Austin Depusoir
Paul Depusoir


gmnddaughter
Akitah Smithen

Pafl Bearers


Victor Pfaskett
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Henri Magras


Frnklyn Ytazell Junior Sch esinger

'lis finney Carl Phzsitt
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'Te wonfs here are the evarssions
of the (ove of ier cilidrmn.

When the storms of fie gather darkty ahead, we think of the strengthand
(ove of our mother, Eunice Helena Paskett, and we say to ourselves as
"threatening clouds" hover o'er us, Eunice didn't fo( up her wings or run
for cover. She soared far above the trouble fife brings. Like the eag(e, she
knew that the higher she few, the more tranquil and bright became the
skies.
On the wings of pmyers she soared high and gained strength and new
courage.
As we reflect, Eunice was the eldest of seven children born in 1942 to
Enid Brown and James David. It was in the heat of the day in March in St.
Kitts, W.I., when she was placed gently in her mother's movingg arms. Her
eagle's fight had begun.
She was reared and educated in the smalf community of St. Kitts, but
turned her eyes to the sun when she (eft for St. Thomas, V.I. to earn a
fivefihood. Here she fived and worked, and made many enduringfriends. She
became the wife of the (ate Raymond Plaskett on Nov. 24, 1980. Her
flight continued ...
As the eagle spreads its giant wings, so Eunice spread her wings of (ove
and encompassed us. This (ove she shared, matured and grew until the eag(e
slowlyfoided its wings and glided into a peacefu(soltude on September 1st,
1986.
As we reminisce today, we can hear her say
"I love you all deary. You helped mne (ivefrom day to day. Be
good and kind; take care of each other. I've seen the sunshine, I've
seen the min. Some days have been fled with joy, others with
pain. I've borne the pain and never complained. Greive not, for
the Master has said to me, 'Come aside, rest; pain no more, a
crown of fife awaits you. Your brave eag(e's fight is o'er. There is
nothing in ffe God ever asks us to bear that we cannot soar above
on the wings of prayer.' "
To remember her always are her six children, three sisters, five brothers,
mother, father, and many other friends and relatives.








Onier of Serice


Sentences
Hymn No. 76
Prayers
23rd Psalm
Scriptures
Romans 8: 35, 37 39
1 Peter 1: 3 9
St. John Gospef 14: 1 3, 27
Ti(og 6y Mrs. arrington
Hymn No. 650
Address by Rev.Y. Iloyd
Payers of Thanksgiving
Lornfs Prayer
Hymn No. 976
Benediction


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