Lois A. Canegata Dies at 98

Lois A. Canegata

Lois A. Canegata, also known as “Cannie” or “Radio Mom,” of Estate St. John on Dec. 10. She was 98 years old.

She is survived by her daughters: Eirene E. Canegata, Leah Edel West and Karen L. Parris; grandchildren: Craig Canegata, Jonathon Coggins, Alfred West III, Kia West MD, James Canegata III, Tiffany Parris and Ernest (Ernie) Parris II; great-grandchildren: Jelani Coggins, Kimoi Woodley and Jahheah Canegata; nephew, Dodson K. James Sr. (Gerian); great niece, Alyssa James; great nephews: Dwayne James, Kevin James and Dodson James; and sons-in-law: Ernest Parris, Ignacio Llanos and Jose P. Encarnacion.

She is also survived by sisters-in-law: Melba Biggs and Carmen Canegata; special friends: Schjang family, Gloria Waterman, Sharon D. Hill, Brenda Joseph, Iris O’Donoghue, Anita Nibbs, Josephine Hector, Monica Jacobs, Debbie Guadalupe and Lisa Rose Bough; other relatives: Messer, Schuster, Morales, Farchette, Lang, Canegata, McDonald, Motta, Webber, Biggs and Marcie Steele; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

The viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by the funeral service on 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Christiansted. Interment will be at Christiansted Cemetery.