Group Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Title: Funeral Booklet for Marilyn Moses
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Title: Funeral Booklet for Marilyn Moses
Series Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Estate of Marilyn Moses
Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
Subject: Moses, Marilyn
Human relations
Funeral rites and ceremonies
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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: CA01300315
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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Celestina "Eunice" Barthlett
Roy M. Malone, Nanton Moses, Lome Moses
Viva M. Moses, Elena Moses-Eaton
Maude Barthlett, Muriel Barthlett-Daily
Whitfield Moses, Rolando Barthlett
Sarita Malone, Loma A.C. Thomas, Rosa C. Thomas,
Kalamis Moses, Danielle Malone-Cielto, Daphne L. Blyden,
Dionne Blyden, Chenet Alguero
Celeste Richardson, Christal Richardson
Roy "Jeff" M. Malone, Jr., Andre M. Malone,
Shawn-Michael Malone, Ian Moses Eaton, Caribe Moses
Alonzo Eaton
Maude Malone, Ingrid Moses, Alicia Moses-Wallace
and Many Other Nieces, Nephews and Cousins
Dr. Audria Thomas, Mildred Thomas, Dr. Gloria B. Callwood,
Lucia England, Naomi Patterson, Joyce and Reuben Blyden,
Rosemarie Parsons, Pauline Diaz, Laveme Isaac, Myrna Davis

Roy M. Malone, Nanton Moses, Lorne Moses, Ivah Chesterfield, Andre
M. Malone, Shawn-Michael Malone, Ian Moses Eaton, Liston Powell

C onolaly J i aallbeal ets
Gilbert Commissiong, Bert Chesterfield,
Chudney Adams, Leonard Fabian,
Kawesi Howard


Snaildyn Noses

1936 1996
Marilyn Moses was born to Celestina "Eunice Barthlett and the late
Gladstone Moses on November 16, 1936 on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Is-
lands. Marilyn enjoyed her formative years in the Berg's home and at-
tending Abraham Lincoln School now J. Antonio Jarvis Elementary SchooL
She later moved to Savan and attended the Charlotte Amalie High School
at that time located in what is now the Senate building. She relocated to
New York, completing her undergraduate education at Morris High School
later working several years at Lord & Taylor's Department Store on Fifth
Marilyn came back home, living briefly at Oswald Harris Court before
moving to her present residence on Mahogany Road in New Tutu. On
Mahogany Road she busied herself with several tasks including babysitting,
cooking, cake and pastry making, and family and individual counseling.
Marilyn enjoyed a wide circle of friends and acquaintances. She was an
active and proud member of the church of the Holy Family, faithfully
attending Sunday morning 9-30 a.m. worship service. Devotion to her
church did not end with attendance. She contributed freely of her time
and resources to Bethlehem House, St. Francis House, and other humani-
tarian deeds.
Aunt Marilyn or "Aunt," as she is often called by her nieces and
nephews, will always be remembered as a staunch disciplinarian. She has
contributed selflessly to the quality of their upbringing and instilled in
them lessons of the Catholic faith, etiquette, proper manners, culture &
arts, fashion, and the importance of having a good education.
Since the age four, Marilyn suffered from asthma and in later life other
ailments. She strived to overcome these ailments as she continued to
involve herself in a myriad of activities even after her home suffered
severe damage during the recent hurricane. Unfortunately, shortly there-
after she was hospitalized on St. Thomas and later in Puerto Rico, where
she passed on Saturday evening, January 6. A

Odet of Sevice
Celebrant: Bishop Elliott Thomas
Con-Celebrants: Father Neil Scantlebury, Father George Franklin

ENTRANCE HYMN ........................Soon and Very Soon
FIRST READING: Wisdom 3:1-9 ................. Loma A.C. Thomas
RESPONSORIAL: Ps. 23:1-3,3-4,5,6 ................ Rosa C. Thomas
SECOND READING: Rom. 6:3-9 ..................... Daphne Blyden
GOSPEL: Matthew 25:31-46 .................. F. Neil Scantlebury
Homily .................................... Bishop Elliott Thomas
OFFERTORY HYMN #334 .......... Oh, What Can My Jesus Do More
PEACE HYMN #284 ............................. Prayer of Peace
COMMUNION HYMN #296 ......... O Love That Will Not Let Me Go
EULOGY ................................ Shawn-Michael Malone
MEDITATION HYMN ........................Dr. Gloria Callwood
RECESSIONAL HYMN #232 ................... To God Be The Glory

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Mari... Sorry I couldn't be with you in your last days. Your suffering
is over. You prayed and kept asking God to help you and he did. Now
you are in his arms. Rest in peace and we will meet again.

Dear Sis... We will never forget your kind, disciplined, motherly love
to our Children and Grandchildren throughout these many years. You've
cared and given unselfishly to all, without expecting any reward. You
have touched our lives in so many wonderful ways. With your special
gifts of mothering, and homemaking skills, you've laboured long, and
very tediously; now God has called you to your heavenly home above.
Rest in peace...
Love, Roy and Maude

Aunt... you were kind and loving. We all love you. You really have
changed our lives. I hope you rest in peace. God will take good care of

Aunt your strife is over and your battle won. You are in the
precious hands of Jesus. You are in a wonderful world of peace and
tranquility. I'm sure he will say, "well-done Aunt, well done!" I will
always remember you. No good byes!

Aunt Marilyn... I know you can see everything that is taking place
here on earth, including this tribute. What you represented to our family
is equivalent to that of the phoenix bird. A symbol of a rebirth, uplift, and
a profound awareness of our being. You had class indeed. Everything
there was to know about the better things life had to offer, you taught
them to us. You will deeply be missed and always remembered. Your
"camelot," as you often referred to us, will carry on your spirit of excellence
and fulfill those dreams you had for us, for as long as we walk this earth,
for it is God's will. May you rest quietly and joyfully until we all meet


Dear Aunt ... You have given us love, you have
given us life. There will never be another Aunt

like you and we will forever thank you for the countless blessings you
gave us. You shall never walk alone again.
Love, Lorna Ann and Rosa

We will hold fast to the memories and cherish them until we are united
forever with you and those who have gone beofe in that most important
household that of our heavenly Father. Oh, what a painless and blessed
rejoicing eternally.
Elena, Junior and lan

Aunt... You have been an inspiration in my life. I thank you for all
you have done for me. You were sweet, loving and caring. I will never
forget you or what you have done for me. May you rest in peace.
Love, Cel

Dear Ms. Marilyn ... We will miss you, but in our hearts you're still
alive. Whenever we think o( you, we will always remember your loving
kindness towards us when we were very small and you took care of us
You taught us a prayer to bless our food before we ate, and how to eat
boiled fish, (checking for bones) and spooning up the -auce, until we
found an easier way, by putting the plate directly to our mouths and
drinking the sauce when you were not looking. That was really fun. God
Bless you ...
Love, Makisla, Jolena, and Brandi

You have made your crossing to the other side. No more weeping, no
more sorrow. We will remember you always and will one day join you
Lucia and Athie

To the Family and Friends of Marilyn... Take comfort in knowing that
we have received an abundance of love and care from this special lady.
Marilyn has left each and everyone of us with a legacy of her love,
whether it was unselfishly giving of her time, herself or her many words
of wisdom. She was a friend, a mother, and a confident for many. My
children and I will live on knowing that for a short time we were in the
presence of a very special lady. Marilyn's many words of wisdom and
encouragement will live on through us. Sleep well my special friend, you
are in the arms of the Lord where there is no sorrow or
pain, only Peace. LLa
LaVerne, Louis, Lenean and Linnea


Shawn and Lorna ... I write to convey my profound sympathies to
your family on the passing of your Aunt Marilyn Moses. I know how
close you both were to her and the significant impact she had on your
upbringing. No words that a friend can convey, no matter how sincere,
can lessen your sense of loss. My goal is to let you know how sorry I feel
ard how much I want ease the burdens of your grief with this message.
In his famous speech on the mountaintop, Jesus spoke about "Blessed
are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted." In your time of loss and
sadness may you be comforted by the many good times you and your
aunt have shared which remain inscribed in your memories forever.
Therefore, she cannot truly die and you have not truly lost her for she
lives within your heart.
May God grant you and your family the strength and courage to face
each new day committed to those ideals which made her the special
person that she was. My family loins me in extending profound
condolences, steadfast in the petition that God will sustain and comfort
you and your family now and during your difficult time of bereavement.
May she rest in peace in the Savior's loving arms.
James A. O'Bryan, Jr.



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