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Tribute to Reginald Osford O’Garro

Tribute to Reginald Osford O’Garro

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Fri June 14, 2013

On May 22, 2013, Reginald Osford O’Garro, businessman and former proprietor of O.G. Welding Company departed this earth. Mr O’Garro was born on June 14, 1922 in St Vincent and resided in the St Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, for the past 50 years.

His loving wife, Inez Pinney O’Garro preceded his passing 33 years ago. Their children, Carolyn O’Garro-Moore and son-in-law, Dr Kenneth Moore of Rocky Mount, North Carolina and Elris O’Garro Davis and son-in-law Clarence Davis of Bowie, Maryland, were with him in his final days at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, Tarboro, North Carolina. The family is comforted knowing that he passed peacefully. Mr O’Garro also leaves his eldest daughter, Yvonne Jossette O’Garro of Philadelphia, PA, son, Eldon O’Garro of St Vincent and the Grenadines, step-son, Dr George Howard Newton and his wife Rosanna “Bernice” Newton of St Thomas, USVI.

He was blessed with grandchildren whom he referred to as his biggest treasure: grandsons, Jabari O’Garro, Aaron Reginald O’Garro Davis, Jared O’Garro-Moore and Andre O’Garro-Moore and wife, Taletha Mercer, and step-grandsons Geoff and Gregory Newton and their families; granddaughters: Lauren O’Garro-Moore & husband, Colin Brown, Kyle O’Garro Moore, and Alia O’Garro Davis. He is also survived by two great grand-children, Marley and McKenzie O’Garro-Moore. His surviving siblings are William O’Garro of St Thomas, Gwendolyn O’Garro of Miami, Florida, and Randolph Mitchell of St Thomas as well as his brother-in-law, James Pinney of St Thomas and sister-in-law, Georgette, Pinney Browne of Manchester, England.

His relatives, including nieces, nephews, cousins, lifelong neighnours and friends will miss him, but will always treasure his memory.

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