Dorine C. Webster Dies at 89

Dorine C. Webster

Dorine Celestine Webster died peacefully at home on April 28 at 89.

Dorine was preceded in death by her father, Olga A. Harrigan; mother, Isabella A. Ham; brother, Leroy Thomas; son, Elliot Elroy “Columbus” Smith; and daughter, Mary Eleanor Parsons.

Dorine is survived by her husband, Dudley A. Webster; sons: Terrance “Shaheed” Smith, Lawrence Webster, Dean Webster; daughter Earlene E. Smith; stepsons: Dudley Webster Jr. and Ken Webster; stepdaughters: Keisha Registe and Carmen Webster-Horsford; son-in-law, Kenneth Parsons; daughters-in-law: Jacqueline Smith, Mercedes Webster and Lanora Webster; and brothers-in-law: Chrispin Webster, Thomas Webster, Curtis Webster and Dwight Webster.

She is also survived by sisters-in-law: Evadnie Rey, Averil Smith, Jean Webster and Carmen Webster; nephews: Larry Thomas and Robert Thomas; niece, Wanda Richardson; grandchildren: Halima Penny, Jahila Smith-Blair, Jamila Smith, Erica Parsons, Orisha Parsons, Cheryl Parsons Jacobs, Ruejah Smith, Tamika Archer, Shamika Smith, Shanika “Shaun” Smith Nunnally, Michelle Charles, Michael Webster, Christian Handon, Nia Webster, Romez Webster and Denise ‘Joy’ Samuel;

Other survivors include: great-grandchildren: Bryce Dawkins, Makayla Walcott, Calli Jacobs, KaniJah Joseph, Kianie Joseph, Ky’Mani Dolphin, MaeJah Julien, KeAnu Smith, Ahlia Webster, Kayden Webster, Brixton Webster, Kwamicia Jackson, Dejanae Serrano and Milton Jackson; great-great-grandson, J’Mai Walker; and many other relatives too numerous to mention.

Dorine was also survived by cousins: Muriel Lettsome, Elizabeth Anthony Collymore and Lawrence “Azula” Knight; and special friends: Helen Patrick, Irene Mills, Iva Roe, Edison ‘Danny’ Lewis, Henrietta Warner, Raymond Smith and the Honorable Verne A. Hodge.

The first viewing will be held from 5-7 p.m., Friday, May 17, at Celestial Chapel of Dan Hurley Home. The second viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Monday, May 20, at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church on St. Thomas. The interment will be at Eastern Cemetery, Smith Bay.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Dan Hurley Home for Funerals and Cremation Centers of St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.

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