St. Croix—Senate President Novelle E. Francis, Jr., announced today that the body of former Senator Alicia “Chucky” Hansen will lie in state on Thursday, October 19, 2023, at the Legislature on St. Croix. The former senator, who was affectionately known as “Chucky,” passed away at the age of 70. Hansen served an impressive 11 terms in the Legislature, where she held the positions of Secretary, White House Liaison, and Vice President of the Senate.
The body of the former senator will lie in state from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the St. Croix Legislature Building, Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room, located at 3022 Golden Rock, Christiansted, St. Croix. Members of the 35th Legislature, along with the community, may pay their respects during the public viewing.
Funeral services for the late Senator will be held on Friday, October 20, 2023, at the Friedensthal Moravian Church in Christiansted, with viewing at 9:00 a.m. and the service at 10:00 a.m., followed by interment at Kingshill Cemetery.