Herminia St. John

 

 

Age: 75

 

Summary: Panamanian immigrant who had previously survived a dangerous storm decades ago in her native Panama when the wind propelled a piece of flying metal that gashed her leg, but who had moved to the United States in the 1960's as a young mother to take up a job as a housekeeper while enduring a long separation from her seven young children and also suffered from diabetes, lung and heart problems and a stroke over the years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from cardiac arrest due to power outage during Hurricane Sandy

 

Born: 1937

 

Died: October 29, 2012

 

Location: Manhattan, New York