Ghirton DeCastro Hector Jr. Dies at 85

Ghirton DeCastro Hector Jr.

Ghirton DeCastro Hector Jr. of Estate Peter’s Rest died on Monday, Sept. 9. He was 85 years old.

He is survived by wife, Pauline Gloria Ineta Hector (Ineta); daughter, Janine Hector; stepdaughter, Vertilee P. Henry; step-grandson, Janai Carter; sisters: Cleone Hector, Dorene Hector-James and Everne Hector-Rhymer; brother, Elroy S. Hector Sr.; and nieces: Loleen Hector-Christian, Leila Hector-Benjamin, Lezlie Hector-Phillip, Linnea Hector, Marsha Hector-Hentz, Jacqui Rhymer-George, Jeriann Rhymer and Cherise Hector-Morgan.

He is also survived by nephews: James L. Rhymer Jr. and Elroy S. Hector Jr.; sisters-in-law: Sylvia Hector, Denyse Farquharson, Patricia Larsen and Glaretta Lewis; and cousins and other relatives: Hector, Mingo, Petersen, Gaskin, Benjamin, Fabio, James, Joseph, Christian Rhymer and the Phillip families.

Other survivors include friends: Hans Larsen and family, Bernard and Monica Jacobs, Austin Benjamin and family, Jeanette Strunkey, Carmen Mills, Glendine McNamara, Jean Smalls, Viola Sealey, Wesley and Yvonne Browne, the Trotman family, Grace Henry, Jennifer Hector, Angela Browne, Pagett George, Rohena Browne, Icilma Browne, Jermaine McFarlane, Gwendolyn Jacobs and family, and Cathy Mason and family; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Friedensthal Moravian Church Restoration Fund at P.O Box 729 Christiansted VI 00821 in memory of our beloved Ghirton deCastro Hector Jr.

The viewing will be held at 9 a.m. followed by funeral services at 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 23, at Friedensthal Moravian Church. Interment will be at Friedensthal Moravian Church Cemetery.