Group Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Title: Funeral Booklet for Adele L. Galiber
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 Material Information
Title: Funeral Booklet for Adele L. Galiber
Series Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Estate of Adele L. Galiber
Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
Subject: Galiber, Adele L.
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: CA01300100
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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Adele Louse Galiber
(1897- 1983)

MONDAY, APRIL 18, 1983 3:00 P.M.

John Thomas Memorial Chapel 1:00 P.M.


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And it has. In the hearts and on the lips of generations of Virgin
Islanders who learned music, and the love of music, and much
more, from this gentle lady who was given so little and has done
so much.
Her father played the flute, and she was sent to learn music and
piano from the nuns at the convent in Charlotte Amalie.

Her wit prevails: 'I was the second of eleven children and
plain. I had to do something.' She taught music.

She taught for 50 years, first in the Catholic school for a short
time, later in the public schools for more than 40 years.

She taught at Moravian, Washington, Dober schools; she trained
and led the high school chorus. In the days of silent film shows
at the Apollo Theater, hers was the piano accompaniment to the
stirring scenes on the silver screen. She organized the caroling at
Christmas. She worked with the young people of many generations,
from nursery to kindergarten to high school. She was a teacher.

She retired in 1968, by then an administrator, Supervisor of
Music in the Department of Education. Along the way, by cor-
respondence, she earned a university degree in harmony and public
school music.

She raised a sturdy family four sons and two daughters who
became outstanding men and women. A doctor, a dentist, a soldier,
an engineer, a social worker, a lovely mezzosoprano. And she did
it with her own talent, and her own energy, sustained by faith in
the church she has served throughout her lifetime.

Adele Galiber. Her life as rich and colorful and productive as
the garden she has always kept around her cottage. And as beau-

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