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Joseph Bruce Sr. Dies at 83

Joseph Bruce Sr. of White Lady, Frederiksted, died on Jan. 1 at his residence. He was 83 years old.
He is survived by his daughters: Josephine Bruce-Wiltshire, Dawn Bruce-Fought, Tisser Bruce-Barthley, Debra, Magda and Margaret Bruce, Helen Miller and Bernie "Ras B" Greenidge; sons: Joseph "Feda," Wayne "Mato," Samuel "Malik," Denrick "Headache," and Kirk Bruce; adopted son, William Anthony; and grandchildren: Omara and Omar Vasquez, Malikisha W. Brown, Khalilah, Jhasiium, Oprah and Linton Wiltshire Jr., Camishe Lynch, Cheikh Hunt, Maliko, Shenique, Kadisha, Reasha, Halima, Danica, Rameses, Somali, Shanai, Jah Amon, Jah Zion, Irea, Jah Nyra, Jahlet, Chelsea, Kayden, Denesha, Quanisha and Quinton Bruce, Andre McIntosh, Marisela Soto, Sasha Greene, Twana Augustin, Gizell Barthlett, Angelo Thomas, Angel Carrion, Thamoyiah and Tasheem Blake, Najeem Barthley, Nequan, N’Joa, Nequisha Edwin, Michael Richards Jr., Takisha Allick, Kmandi Philpot, Shelet, Maurice, Shakima Greenidge, Jamal Lynch, Jahreem, Hugo "Synpee," Flusha, Jahdeed Greenidge and Masoy Henry.
He is also survived by sisters: Ruby Ritter and Evelyn D. Brathwaite (N.Y.); nieces: Carol Weisner, Julie Bruce, Diane Joseph, Michelle LaCoss, D’Mor Barnschjegl, Eirna Piegari and Bernice Ritter; nephews: Gareth and David Bruce, Brian and David Ritter; great-grandchildren: Tah’Jiim, Miguel, MJaei, T’Ahgo, M’Kiihl, MJaedi, M’Seoulde, Jmoyiah, Omani, Javoni, Jamali, Jamal, Jamil, Jamad, Jahkishma, Kevin, Kayne, JahRyan, N’Kaii, Jaxaii, Najeem Jr., Ameri, Nasir, Nezia, Nathuri, Ne-Kiay, Karyanm, Kyshyla, Kahir, Chakhir, Marion, Kareem, R’Niqua and Malachi; daughters-in-law: Marsha Bruce, Norma Parris-Bruce and Margaret Codrington-Bruce; sons-in-law: Linton Wiltshire Sr. and John Fought; grandsons-in-law: Joseph Brown, Kevin Augustin, Alvern Barthlett and Shawn Thomas; sister-in-law, Karen E. McIntosh-Bruce; and godchild, Kiyana McMorris.
Other survivors include special friends: Marion George and family, Leslie Meyers and family, Otto Gittens and family, the family of the late Lloyd Barnes Sr., the family of the late Leopald Gittens, Juliette, Thomas Blake and family, Leroy James and family, Sarah Dratte, Ferrol family, Irvin Francis and family, Mary Roldan family, Nina, Alban and Emily Browne and family, Uncle Georges, Selvyn Powell, Maurice Greenidge Sr. and family, Bernhardt Simmonds and family, Mable Brady and family, the V.A. Clinic family, the caring and dedicated staff of Continuum Care; cousins: Oren Arnold and family, the families of the late Cynthia O’Bryan and Rufina Penthany, Louise Arnold and family, Helen Isles and family, Estelle Macedon and family, the family of the late John Armstrong, James Hendrickson, Valarie Hendrickson, Jacqueline Fawkes and family, Loretta Hendricks and family, Joyce Samuel and family, Dave Fawkes, Audrey Johnson and family, Wilmoth and Joanne Edwards, Nicholas and Rene Edwin and family; as well as many other family and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, at St. Paul’s Anglican Church. Interment will be at Frederiksted Cemetery.
Professional Funeral Services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.
Located at 6 AA La Grande Princesse, Christiansted; Telephone: 718-8663/Fax: 718-8661.

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Joseph Bruce Sr. of White Lady, Frederiksted, died on Jan. 1 at his residence. He was 83 years old.
He is survived by his daughters: Josephine Bruce-Wiltshire, Dawn Bruce-Fought, Tisser Bruce-Barthley, Debra, Magda and Margaret Bruce, Helen Miller and Bernie "Ras B" Greenidge; sons: Joseph "Feda," Wayne "Mato," Samuel "Malik," Denrick "Headache," and Kirk Bruce; adopted son, William Anthony; and grandchildren: Omara and Omar Vasquez, Malikisha W. Brown, Khalilah, Jhasiium, Oprah and Linton Wiltshire Jr., Camishe Lynch, Cheikh Hunt, Maliko, Shenique, Kadisha, Reasha, Halima, Danica, Rameses, Somali, Shanai, Jah Amon, Jah Zion, Irea, Jah Nyra, Jahlet, Chelsea, Kayden, Denesha, Quanisha and Quinton Bruce, Andre McIntosh, Marisela Soto, Sasha Greene, Twana Augustin, Gizell Barthlett, Angelo Thomas, Angel Carrion, Thamoyiah and Tasheem Blake, Najeem Barthley, Nequan, N'Joa, Nequisha Edwin, Michael Richards Jr., Takisha Allick, Kmandi Philpot, Shelet, Maurice, Shakima Greenidge, Jamal Lynch, Jahreem, Hugo "Synpee," Flusha, Jahdeed Greenidge and Masoy Henry.
He is also survived by sisters: Ruby Ritter and Evelyn D. Brathwaite (N.Y.); nieces: Carol Weisner, Julie Bruce, Diane Joseph, Michelle LaCoss, D'Mor Barnschjegl, Eirna Piegari and Bernice Ritter; nephews: Gareth and David Bruce, Brian and David Ritter; great-grandchildren: Tah'Jiim, Miguel, MJaei, T'Ahgo, M'Kiihl, MJaedi, M'Seoulde, Jmoyiah, Omani, Javoni, Jamali, Jamal, Jamil, Jamad, Jahkishma, Kevin, Kayne, JahRyan, N'Kaii, Jaxaii, Najeem Jr., Ameri, Nasir, Nezia, Nathuri, Ne-Kiay, Karyanm, Kyshyla, Kahir, Chakhir, Marion, Kareem, R'Niqua and Malachi; daughters-in-law: Marsha Bruce, Norma Parris-Bruce and Margaret Codrington-Bruce; sons-in-law: Linton Wiltshire Sr. and John Fought; grandsons-in-law: Joseph Brown, Kevin Augustin, Alvern Barthlett and Shawn Thomas; sister-in-law, Karen E. McIntosh-Bruce; and godchild, Kiyana McMorris.
Other survivors include special friends: Marion George and family, Leslie Meyers and family, Otto Gittens and family, the family of the late Lloyd Barnes Sr., the family of the late Leopald Gittens, Juliette, Thomas Blake and family, Leroy James and family, Sarah Dratte, Ferrol family, Irvin Francis and family, Mary Roldan family, Nina, Alban and Emily Browne and family, Uncle Georges, Selvyn Powell, Maurice Greenidge Sr. and family, Bernhardt Simmonds and family, Mable Brady and family, the V.A. Clinic family, the caring and dedicated staff of Continuum Care; cousins: Oren Arnold and family, the families of the late Cynthia O'Bryan and Rufina Penthany, Louise Arnold and family, Helen Isles and family, Estelle Macedon and family, the family of the late John Armstrong, James Hendrickson, Valarie Hendrickson, Jacqueline Fawkes and family, Loretta Hendricks and family, Joyce Samuel and family, Dave Fawkes, Audrey Johnson and family, Wilmoth and Joanne Edwards, Nicholas and Rene Edwin and family; as well as many other family and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, at St. Paul's Anglican Church. Interment will be at Frederiksted Cemetery.
Professional Funeral Services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.
Located at 6 AA La Grande Princesse, Christiansted; Telephone: 718-8663/Fax: 718-8661.