Eileen R. Petersen Dies at 86

Eileen R. Petersen

Eileen R. Petersen, also known as “Judge Eileen Petersen,” of La Grande Princesse died on April 25 at the age of 86.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Anna Leevy Petersen and Hugo Petersen.

She is survived by her conservators: Oran C. Roebuck & Ferne McAlpin; cousins: Nils Leevy and Alicia Hewitt; adopted children: Darryl Brewster, James P. (JP) Hill and Kevin (Pagoo) Dawson; close family: Dr. Alexis Henderson and her children — Fleur O’Hara, Jason, Justin, Stephen and Roy Marlin; Dr. Lauren C. Larsen Sr. and his daughter, Lisa Larsen; Ferne McAlpin and her children — Jada and Cory McAlpin; Alicia Hewitt and her children — Delbert, Sebert Jr., Hainsley, Laurel Hewitt-Sewer, Shelbourne, Glen, Ronald and Vaughn Hewitt; and Juanita Roebuck and her children — Robert, John, Oran Roebuck and Sonette Roebuck-DeWitt.

She is also survived by special friends: Gloria Joseph, Claudette Schraeder, Eunice Crossley, Alda Francis, Theadora {Teddy} Moorhead, Rita Brady-Bermudez, Gloria Canegata-Waterman, Leslie (Whopsie) and Judy Richardson, Ada Brooks, Sarah Harvey, Frances Molloy, Julia Pankey, Gizette Canegata-Thomas, Anthony (Jimmy) and Desiree Allen, Ten Sleepless Knights, Macadoo and Michelle Dawson, Norma Klint-Davila, Hans and Annalisa Pedersen, Hon. Harold Willocks Sr., Darryl (Mickey) Lynch, Elroy (Double) Roberts, Alvin Milligan and Marvin Pickering.

Other special friends include Robert (Bobby) Soto, Atemore (Flakes) Fredericks, Elvis Pedro, Eugene (Peanut) Phipps, Rev. Jesse (cuz) and Beverly Mitchell, Josephine and Basil Ottley, Emelda Dizon, Zoraida Reyes, Angelina Thurland, Mae-Agnes George and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Mu Gamma Omega Chapter; caregivers: Adell Nicholas, Kayla Estien, Andrea Dubois, Desiree Allen, Henrietta Nelson, Denise Joseph, Shanice Liburd, Eleuteria (Teya) Encarnacion, Cindy Joseph and the Turning Point staff; as well as a host of other relatives, friends and godchildren too numerous to mention.

The funeral service will be live-streamed on YouTube: https://youtube.com/live/-C7kr3y9kKk?feature=share

Tributes will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Monday, May 22, at Beeston Hill Wesleyan Holiness Church. Interment will be at Christiansted Cemetery.