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Berry Funeral Services Set for July 31

Services for former Sen. Lorraine Berry will be held at 10 a.m. July 31 at Ss. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Cathedral on St. Thomas, following a musical prelude at 9 a.m.

Berry, 60, died July 19 after an almost yearlong battle with cancer. Burial will follow at the Lady of Perpetual Help Cemetery in Estate Mafolie.

The longtime senator will lie in state in the Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall at the Senate Building from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 30.

Sen. Berry is survived by her husband, Richard Berry; daughter, Roxanne Bellotti; son, Kurt Berry; son-in-law, Tony Belloti; grandson Max Bellotti; mother, Emelda Ledee; five sisters, Joan Mojhar, Evelyn Ledee. Esther Ledee, Ursula Bryan and Celeste Brin; three brothers, Winston Ledee, Gregory Ledee and Simon Ledee; and numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews, extended family members, special friends and colleagues.

Sen. Berry was preceded in death by her son, Ken Berry, and her father, Joseph Ledee.

Tributes can be e-mailed to atributeforsenatorberry@gmail.com, or hand delivered to the Office of Senate President Louis Patrick Hill no later than July 26.

Arrangements are by the Davis Funeral Home.

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