Oswin A. Sewer Sr.

Oswin A. Sewer Sr. died on Sunday, June 28, at the age of 68.
Oswin A. Sewer Sr., also known as “Zeke,” was a born on St. John, Virgin Islands, on Oct. 21, 1947, to Victor and Huldah Sewer, who preceded him in death. He was an active member of the community who served in many organizations including the American Federation of Teachers, the Virgin Islands Board of Education, UVI Board of Trustees, Nazareth Lutheran Church Council in Cruz Bay, St. John. At the time of his passing he was celebrating his 50th high school reunion with the Charlotte Amalie High School Class of 1965.
He is also preceded in death by his brother, Llewellyn Sewer Sr.; his niece, Llewella; and his nephew, Rudiki Brathwaite.
He is survived by his wife, Laurel Hewitt-Sewer; daughter, Kim Sewer; sons: Osric, Oswin Jr. and Zaid; brothers: Lawrence (Larry) and Calis; sisters: Elise Kean, Abigail Casey and Hope Sewer; aunt, Inez Hart; grandchildren: Devin, Jalen, and Gianna Sewer-Farmer; mother-in-law, Alicia Hewitt; brothers-in-law: Delbert, Sebert Sr., Hainsley, Glenn, Ronald and Vaughn Hewitt, and Leon Casey Sr.; sisters-in-law: Marguerite “Gloria” Sewer, Velma Abramsen, Shelbourne Hewitt and Janet Hewitt-Smiley; nieces: Shahla Dowe, Carla Sewer, Loán Sewer, Erica Kean, Zenzilé Hodge, Calista Sewer, Monique Casey, Adriane Clarke, Jennifer Erskine, Amali and Amari Brown; nephews: Llewellyn T. Sewer, Hakeem and Hakimo Fahie, Leon Casey Jr., LeRoi Casey, Carl Stephen LeGoff, Calis Sewer Jr., T’Sean, Terrence III and Tariq Brady, and Qaasim Brown; special great-niece and nephew Jasim Lewis Sr. and Binika Ellis; as well as many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
The viewing and funeral services will be held at the National Park Field in Cruz Bay, St. John (across from Mongoose Junction). Viewing will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the service will begin at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Cruz Bay Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Turnbull Funeral Home. Tributes may be sent by e-mail to [email protected] by noon on Tuesday, July 7.

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