Family and friends are advised of the death of Mary Dorothy Mena Classen, who passed away Dec. 1, 2019, at the age of 95. Mrs. Classen was a teacher for 30 years in the Virgin Islands education system.
Funeral services are Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. The viewing is from 8 to 9 a.m. at Turnbull’s Funeral Home, with the service at 10 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Cathedral. Interment is at Western Cemetery No. 1.
She is survived by her son, Charles Classen; daughters, Mae Classen Wheatley and Geraldine Classen; brother, George A. Mena Jr.; grandsons, John Partick Wheatley, Michael Alexander Wheatley, Hassan Frazer and Saleem Frazer; granddaughter, Kahsandera Frazer Carson; great- grandchildren, Sahalie Carson, Selassie Carson, Saahir Carson; nephews, George Mena III, Gerald Rivera, Richard A. Mena and Roland Price; nieces, Elizabeth Rivera Hoover, Minerva Mena Mohanani, Marnie Price, Sonia Mena and Rosita Mena; adopted son, Capt. Vancito Gumbs Sr.; adopted daughters, Alva Lake Ambo and Elizabeth Registe; beloved caretaker, Gwendolyn Rawlins; and numerous other family members and friends.
Funeral arrangements are by Turnbull’s Funeral Home and Crematory Services.