Jean Bozzuto Dies at 83

Jean Bozzuto

Jean Bozzuto, 83, originally from Philadelphia but a 30-year resident of St. Thomas, V.I., passed away on July 17 in Delray Beach, Fla., where she had lived since the early 1990s.

On St. Thomas, she was widely known for her many years as the Virgin Islands Port Authority’s Public Information Officer. She also hosted a television program showcasing local artists and writers. 

She enjoyed traveling and photography, and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by her sister, Lee Dean; her four daughters: Judy Elder (Bill), Joanne E. Bozzuto, Jacqueline Bozzuto and Joy McKenna; five grandchildren: Jean Stull (Matt), John Elder, Alec and Max McKenna, and Christopher Fountas; and four great-grandchildren: Lily, Sam, Audrey and Ivy Stull.  

A celebration of life for Jean will be held on St. Thomas from 3-6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 4, at Oceana Restaurant in Frenchtown. Family and friends are invited.

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  1. Dear Jackie
    I am so very sorry to read about the loss of your beautiful mother.
    Please accept my sympathy.
    You and your family will be in my prayers. May God Bless your mother and may she be at peace.

  2. Jackie I am so sorry to hear about your beautiful Mom. Please give my love to your sisters as well. I am on the phone with Neil and he knew nothing about your Aunt Jean’s death. So sorry we could not be there for you guys. Love to you all. May your wonderful memories help heal your heart. I am sure your Dad was in heaven holding his hand out for her. ❤. xoxoxo Carol Gomeringer

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