Grimilda Quiñones Dies at 83

Grimilda Quiñones

Grimilda Quiñones of Estate Whim died on Friday, Dec. 24. She was 83 years old.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jose D. Quiñones Sr.; son, Jose D. Quiñones Jr.; grandson, Telly S. Benjamin; and son-in-law, Ivan Farrelly.

She is survived by her daughters: Shelley Willis, Lynette Farrelly and Abigail Zapletal; son, Mike A. Quiñones Sr.; granddaughters: Natalia Quiñones, Kristal Quiñones-Jules, Imari Quiñones, Alexis Sampson, Ellen Wilson, Giana Evelyn, Tayler Knox and Jordan Knox; and grandsons: Mike A. Quiñones Jr., Kristian Willis, Zavaughn Zapletal and Jared Evelyn.

She is also survived by great-grandchildren: Bri’Anna Quiñones, Tay’Maya Gustave, Caleem Morton, Tali’Anna Woods, Renniek James, Courtney Woods, Joel Quiñones, Robert Jules Jr., Jaden Wilson, Gabriella Wilson, Malcolm Johansson-Willis, Paris Johansson-Willis, Davion Quiñones, Tristan Quiñones and Kai Underwood.

Other survivors include daughter-in-law, Aleta Quiñones; son-in-law, Burley Willis; former son-in-law, Zdenek Zapletal; special friends: Evans Heyliger Sr., Julein Hansen and Luis Diaz; special niece, Yvette Rockwell; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

There will be a viewing from 3-5 p.m., on Tuesday, Jan. 11, at James Memorial Funeral Home, 4040 La Grande Princesse, Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S.V.I.

A second viewing will take place at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 12, at Calvary Baptist Church. Interment will be at Frederiksted Cemetery.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and public health regulations, all attendees must wear a mask and adhere to social distancing guidelines.