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Sgt. 1st Class (Ret.) Gertrude Cecilia Hodge Dies

Sgt. 1st Class (Ret.) Gertrude Cecilia Hodge

Sergent 1st Class (Ret.) Gertrude Cecilia Hodge, also known as “Trudy,” died on Monday, April 29.

She is survived by her daughter, Nicole Hodge; brothers: Alfredo Hodge and Joseph Hodge Jr.; and sisters-in-law: Gwendolyn Lee-Hodge, Lavern Graham-Hodge and Linda Lacey-Hodge.

She is also survived by nieces and nephews: Grace Hodge, Maylean J. Hodge-Philogene, Babara Hill-Troutman, Raymond Lockhart, Raynell Newton-Smith, Rena Williams, Rhenita Hodge-Hatcher, Rhonda Hodge-Mason, Richie Hodge, Sharon Hodge, Sharifa Watts-Stuart, Yvonne Martin-Parris, Terrance Martin II, Deane Martin, Terry Martin, Trisha Hodge-Denis, Joseph Hodge III, H. Nathalie Hodge, Stacey Hodge-Bellille, Melvin Hodge, Nathaniel Hodge, Troy McFarlane, Tamara Rayner-King, Maylean J. Hodge-Philogene, Kenya Troutman, Kelcie Troutman, Kevin Troutman, Raymond Lockhart Jr. Kahreem Smith, Rahsaan Smith, Vanessa Smith, Resa Lockhart-Perry, Rudi Molet-Wolfe, Ronelle Smith, Rica Molet, Aysha Ferguson, Brandon Hatcher, Bryan Hatcher, Ashton Mason, Alli Parris, Alidah Parris, Aliyah Parris, Natefa Martin, Shauna Martin, Tianna Martin, Tiniqua Martin, Terrance Martin III, Tecoi Martin, Tecoya Martin, Shurayne Martin, Keshawn Martin, JeNai Turner, Jahmari Martin, Maliyah Martin, Jiana Martin, Deane Martin Jr., Shanice Der Weer, Amaya McDaniel, Nylah Hardy, Kyara Hodge, Taheim Denis, Tekoi Denis, Taheira Denis, Sanai Hodge, Keshyra Hodge, Keniya Hodge, Tatyana Hodge, Tamia Hodge, Jaden Smith, Venetia Hendrickson, N’Kosi Hendrickson, N’mani Cherubin, By’iana Jones, Marquise Hodge, Layla Hodge and Nicholas Hodge;

More survivors include cousins: Victor Hendricks, Vincent Doward Sr., Roland Williams, Ira Williams, Clemencia Williams-White, Clement Williams, June Grimes, Cecilia Phoenix, Cardell Lais, Vernell Cruz, Lorna Story, Richard John, Iola Holmes, Meric Hendricks, Victor John III, Alissa John, Cynthia John-Laurencin, Andrew John, Vincent ‘Tito’ Doward Jr., Clement ‘Boopie’ Doward, O’neal Doward, Cynthia Doward, Verna Mae Doward, Alexis Doward, Aiesha Doward, Rochelle Williams, Wilette Williams, Ira Williams Jr., Colette White – Amaro, Celestino ’Tony’ White Jr, Clement White, Shaniqua Williams, Theresa Phoenix, Barbara John-Foster, Kenneth John, Norman John, Gladys John, Dominic Cruz, Tiffany Birdsall, Malik Wylie, Rosietta Holmes, Ann Marie Blackwood-Hicks and Viola Holmes; and goddaughter, Joii Gardine.

Other survivors include special friends and family: Corrine Gardine-Hurley, Geraldine ‘Cippy’ and Calvin Ely, Rebecca Commordore-Linebager, Carmelo and Jessica Santiago, Mary Aurtrey, Carmen Perez, Beverly Peterson, Florence Keels, Arlene Byron, Bernice Cornelius, Calvin Daniels, Dorris Brown, Gloria Watts, Vera Linquist, Pamela Shaw, Rita Hendricks, Rigmor Baron, Jannette Moore, Denise Richards, Boyo Parris, Eunice Edwards, Alvin Milligan, Linda Boudy, Patrick Farrell, Jeyanthan Jeyasingam, Geannine Bryant- Wilkins, Lee Pirkle, Rose Gilhart, Dr. Wade McCollin, Lee Pirkle, Suzane Ezioma-Aihe, Louwanna Wright, Jarvis Williams, Duncan Oneil, KC Henry, Roberta Simons, Jason Doward, Dr. Sujatha Vuyyuru, Deane Hodge and family, the George family, the Rodgers family and the Byron family; as well as other relatives and friend too numerous to mention. 

Please send tributes for the booklet to trudyinmemorial@gmail.com by May 27, 2024.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, June 13, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Frederiksted Cemetery.

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