Albert A. Harrison Sr. Dies at 84

Albert A. Harrison Sr.

Albert A. Harrison Sr. of Estate La Grange, Frederiksted, died on Sunday, Jan. 2. He was 84 years old.

He was preceded in death by his spouse, Anita L. Christian; mother, Idalia Hinkson; and father, Hubert Harrison.

He is survived by his son, Albert A. Harrison Jr.; sister, Paula Harrison Isaac; nieces: Ann Harrison-Doute, Inez Harrison-Clarke, Marjorie Harrison-Simon, Hyacinth Harrison-Hendricks, Myrna Harrison-Joseph, Sandra Dee Harrison, Lucretia Allen, Leandra Allen, Leontyne Allen, Erica Williams-Vangurp, Christiana Williams-Frorup,  Qusten Isaac, Jerese Isaac-Emile, Enola Bloomfield and Cassandra Ruiz.

He is also survived by nephews: Alphonso Harrison, Elroy Harrison, Wayne Harrison, Raymond Harrison, Leonard Allen, Leon Thomas, William Bloomfield, Andy Destin, Darrell Williams, Elmer Williams and David Isaac Jr.; sister-in-law, Vernamae Doward; brothers-in-law: David Isaac, Charles Christian, Bradley Christian, Clement “Boopie” Doward and Lloyd Christian; 17 great nieces; and 14 great nephews.

Other survivors include nine great-great nieces; five great-great nephews; godchildren: Kafi Armstrong, Asta Christian-McGriff, Astia L. Lebron and Alfred Hansen Jr.; close friends: Class of 1958, Patricia Christian, Kathleen Christian, Inez-Rodriquez-Harrison, Ada Brooks, Errol Chichester, Henry Schuster, Olivia Henry, Junior Martin and G. Luz James Jr.; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

There will be a viewing held at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Friday, Jan. 21, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Interment will be at Frederiksted Cemetery.