Group Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Title: Funeral Booklet for Kishawn Harrigan
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Title: Funeral Booklet for Kishawn Harrigan
Series Title: Virgin Islands Funeral Memorial Booklets
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: Estate of Kishawn Harrigan
Institute for Museum and Library Services (National Leadership Grant Award, ND-00026) ( Donor )
Subject: Harrigan, Kishawn
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: CA01300554
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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'7e 2iomegoing Celebration

CKishawn tiarrigan
2movember 11, 1985 3uly 6, 1997

funeral Service
'uesday, 3uly 15, 1997
TViewing: 9:00 10:00 am
Service: 10:00 am
Christ Church JMethodist
interment at CWestern Cemetery # 1

Eleanor Harrigan
Robelto Harrigan
Mabel Harrigan
Robelto Harrigan, Jr., Julien Smith, Jr., Steve Smith
Violet Hughes and Kishma Harrigan
Audrey Turnbull, Doris Smith and Rosemary King
Luden Harrigan, Conrad King, Godfrey King,
Guedo King, Aubrey King, Roosevelt Harrigan

many other relatives and friends

Guedo King, Aubrey King, Leayle King, Robelto Harrigan

2lonorary ?allbearers
Moleh Turnbull, Godfrey King,
Lamont Harrigan, Howard Mercer

2ishawn Slarrmiga

Kishawn was born to Eleanor and Robelto Harrigan on
the island of St. Thomas on November 11, 1985.
After Kishawn's birth he became very ill and was taken
to Puerto Rico for medical help. The doctors were able to
save his life with God's help, but he was never able to live
his life to the fullest. He was disabled
Kishawn attended a school the disabled in Frenchtown
where he was loved by his teachers. At the age of seven
years, he was transferred to Peace Corps School. When
he didn't want to go to school he would cry and get
disagreeable so he could cut class.
Kishawn could not communicate in regular conversa-
tion, but when he was happy he would laugh and make
funny faces that would make his parents happy too, and
when he was hurting they would know by his disagree-
able moods.
Kishawn could not walk or run and play like a normal
child, but he was a blessed child for he was loved and
cared for by every one that came in contact with him.
Now that the Lord has taken Kishawn to be with him,
he will have a new body. Praise the Lord, so he can walk
the golden streets of glory.
Kishawn, we love you, but Jesus loves you best. Rest
in peace.

Order of Service

HYMN ........................... It Is a Thing Most Wonderful
THE 23RD PSALM .............................. Congregation
HYMN ....................... There's a Friend for Little Children
SCRIPTURE READING ........ St. Mark 10:13-16, St.John 14:1-3,27
HYMN ..................... Around the Throne of God in Heaven

3iTmns at the Church

It is a thing most wonderful,
Almost too wonderful to be,
That God's own Son
should come from heaven
And die to save a child like me.

And yet I know that it is true
He chose a poor and humble lot,
And wept and toiled
and mourned and died,
For love of those who loved Him not.

I sometimes think about the Cross
And shut my eyes and try to see
The cruel nails and crown of thorns
And Jesus crucified for me,

But even could I see Him die
I could but see a little part
Of that great love which like a fire
Is always burning in His heart.

I cannot tell how He could love
A child so weak and full of sin;
His love must be most wonderful,
If He could die my love to win.

It is most wonderful to know
His love for me so free and sure;
But 'tis more wonderful to see
My love for Him so faint and poor

And yet I want to love Thee, Lord
O light the flame within my heart
And I will love Thee more and more
Until I see Thee as Thou art.

--- --


Kishawn... I know the ties that bind will always be and not broken. I
am so sorry to see you leave and am glad that I was there with you and I
will always be. I know I will miss you as these passing memories occur.
There will be times when I am sad and times when I cry. Today, tomor-
row and yesterday memories will always be. So son, sleep on until we
meet again. God bless you.
Your loving father and mother, Robelto and Eleanor

To my little brother Kishawn ... from the day we were together, you
have had a special place in my heart that I will love, treasure and honor.
So you see, Kishawn, I will miss you and cherish the last eleven years with
you. Sometimes you were a little rude at times, and now I will surely miss
that. When I used to see you sleeping, you looked so precious and
innocent, but now truly more than ever you would be more precious and
innocent to me everyday. My brother died on the day before my birthday,
some people might thank that's a little strange, but I think of it more as a
lesson. The day Kishawn died my whole world just fell to pieces, but as
long as I have Jesus I know he will help me through. Although you are
gone, you will be more special to me everyday. I will be thinking of you
each day, each hour, each minute. I will never, ever, forget you, because
you and I have a special bond that no army, no earthquake, not even the
world, could ever break. I will always love you Kishawn, may you rest in
Kishma Harrigan

Shawn ... You were my special nephew, even though you had a
disability, you knew my voice. When I saw you and said, Shawn, see
Auntie, you would take a good look at me with that beautiful laughter and
put our your little hand to greet me. Shawn, your sudden passing left a
void in my heart that words can't express. I'll surely miss you. I love you
and you'll ways be remembered.
Your loving Auntie, Audrey and family

Kishawn... you were a loved child of God. We all love you. May you
rest in peace.
Your great-aunt, Mavis and family

Kishawn... Your passing has filled our hearts with sorrow. But that is
life. We love you and will always remember you.
Aunt Pity and family

Kishawn... You will be missed. Rest in peace, Kishawn
Doris and family

My Brother Kishawn ...
B eing there, nurturing our bond,
R teaching out in a righteous way,
O ur childhood experiences we shared
T together as one,
H umorous outlook,
E verlasting love, and memories to cherish,
R respect for each other.
I will always love you Kishawn, Steve and Julian

Kishawn ... We all love you and care for you so very much. It makes
the loss of you with us in this life so hard to bear, but we take solace in
knowing that God loved you best. So we say good bye Shawn, until we
meet again at the gate of heaven. Rest in peace.
Your uncles, Conrad, Godfrey, Guedo and Aubrey

To Kishawn ... The Lord said, "Suffer little children to come unto me
for such is the kingdom of heaven. We love you, but the Lord loves you
Miss Menyard

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