Frederick Henderson Dies

Flamboyant trees in winter (Source photo by Gail Karlsson)

Frederick “Fredo” Henderson, who was born in Dominica and resided on St. Thomas for over 50 years, died on March 16.

He Is survived by his wife, Sylma Henderson on St. Thomas; children: Dawn Grell-Joseph and Nathalia Henderson on St Thomas; son-in-law, Steve Joseph on St Thomas; grandchild, Dawniel Joseph on St. Thomas; brothers: Pierre Antoine and Sylvester Thomas in Dominica; sister, Marie Henderson in Guadeloupe; and sister-in-law, Jacqueline Antoine, Nazaly Charles in Dominica.

He is also survived by nieces: Joan Alfred on St. Thomas, Angelita and Delphina Thomas in the United Kingdom, Julietta Thomas in Canada, Patricia “Bebix” Henderson in Guadeloupe, and Miranda Laurent in Dominica; and nephews: Stephen Thomas, James Thomas, Desmond Gabriel in Dominica and Albert Thomas in the United Kingdom.

Other survivors include grand-nephew, Jovann Alfred on St. Thomas; grand-nephews-in law, Davidson Johnson in Dominica and Kerry Alexander on St Thomas; close friend, Jones “Meto” Alexander on St Thomas; and other grand nephews and nieces, relatives, in-laws and friends in St. Thomas, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Canada and the United Kingdom.

The viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., Friday, April 22, at Holy Family Church, 394-213 Hidden Valley, St. Thomas. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery in Smith Bay. Funeral arrangements are by Turnbull’s Funeral Home and Crematory Services.