Liston Abbott, 77, died on Feb. 22 in Edison, N.J. Born on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Abbott had lived in East Windsor, N.J., since 1968.
Rudolph Basil Galiber Sr. was born on St. Thomas on March 29, 1923, to Adele Lanclos Galiber and Henry Galiber. He attended public schools, graduating from Charlotte Amalie High School in Commandant Gade in 1942.
William Hudson Ballard was born Sept. 10, 1927, and died Feb. 3, 2015. He moved from Chicago to St. Thomas in 1965.
James D. Vante, affectionately known as Jimmy, died on Saturday, Feb. 21, at the age of 70. He was a long-term employee of Chase Manhattan Bank.
Barbara Esprit lost her battle with cancer on Feb. 23. She was born Jan. 27, 1942, in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Miriam A. Hanley died on Feb. 9 at her residence. She was 92 years old.
Anthony Leslie Charles Sr., also known as “PussMan,” died on Jan. 31.
Malcolm C. Callender II died on Feb. 14 in Georgia. He was 41 years old.
Gloria P. Soto died on Feb. 9.
Louisa Monica Hilaire died on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the age of 102 years 7 months. Known as “Mama” or “Granny,” she was born on Dominica on June 26, 1912.