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GOVERNOR EXTENDS CONDOLENCES FOR MRS. VINETA EMELDA HINDS GORDON

St. Croix educator Vineta Emelda Hinds Gordon, who died in Rochester, NY, on July 26, was remembered by Gov. Charles Turnbull Monday.
Turnbull extended his condolences to Gordon's family and loved ones in a statement sent from Dallas, where he is traveling and attending various meetings.
"Mrs. Gordon dedicated her life to the education and enlightenment of many St. Croix children. During my tenure as Commissioner of Education, Mrs. Gordon was an inspiration to all who had the distinct pleasure of working closely and sharing ideas with her," Turnbull said.
"Her life's work was dedicated to the betterment of our youth and she gave unselfishly of her time and love. She will be missed by all," Turnbull continued.
St. Croix Administrator also expressed sorrow and extended condolences.
"I was saddened to learn of the untimely passing of my former colleague and friend. I have worked with Mrs. Gordon and her husband, the reverend Vincent H.A. Gordon, Sr., and can say that she was indeed a wonderful person," Ross said.
"Magnanimous in her efforts, she did so much for many people. She was a god fearing person woman who can be viewed as the 'quintessential educator,'" Ross said.

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St. Croix educator Vineta Emelda Hinds Gordon, who died in Rochester, NY, on July 26, was remembered by Gov. Charles Turnbull Monday.
Turnbull extended his condolences to Gordon's family and loved ones in a statement sent from Dallas, where he is traveling and attending various meetings.
"Mrs. Gordon dedicated her life to the education and enlightenment of many St. Croix children. During my tenure as Commissioner of Education, Mrs. Gordon was an inspiration to all who had the distinct pleasure of working closely and sharing ideas with her," Turnbull said.
"Her life's work was dedicated to the betterment of our youth and she gave unselfishly of her time and love. She will be missed by all," Turnbull continued.
St. Croix Administrator also expressed sorrow and extended condolences.
"I was saddened to learn of the untimely passing of my former colleague and friend. I have worked with Mrs. Gordon and her husband, the reverend Vincent H.A. Gordon, Sr., and can say that she was indeed a wonderful person," Ross said.
"Magnanimous in her efforts, she did so much for many people. She was a god fearing person woman who can be viewed as the 'quintessential educator,'" Ross said.