In memoriam

Friends,

 With deep sorrow, I am sorry to announce the passing of alumnus Compton (“Como”) Ross (QC, !961-1967, Cunningham (“K”) House), on January 20, 2015, in Somerset, New Jersey, after a long illness, at the age of 64 years.  May his soul rest in everlasting peace.

 While at QC, Compton was active in the Scouts and the QC Cadets where he rose to the rank of Sergeant.  After leaving QC, Compton joined the Guyana Defence Force (“GDF”) where he rose to the rank of Captain, prior to migrating to the USA. 

 A private remembrance ceremony is being held for Compton this Saturday, January 20, 2015 at 11 a.m. at The Holiday Inn, 195 Davidson Ave., Somerset, NJ 08873.  QC alumni and GDF alumni are specially invited.  Please see the attached for additional details on the ceremony.   

 Wayne King

 


 

Alumnus Trevor Jackman Passes On

I was informed by Michael Chan that Trevor Jackman of 1B 1969 passed away in Atlanta Saturday Dec 6, 2014 after ailing for many years.   He was the brother of alumni Errol and Colin Jackman.

Four weeks ago a group from Toronto joined with US based classmates and visited Trevor.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/vjnkkj5az315szo/AACgbz1eXvZNYVWYmcg44QB-a?dl=0#lh:null-DSCF3283_Trevor%20visit_02.jpg

In the photo, back row from left to right, Roland Singh, Theo Camacho, Dudley Thomas, Bayney Karran, Brian Headecker. Front row L to R, Trevor Jackman and his wife Carol,  Paul Chee-a-Tow.  Roland, Theo and Paul drove from Toronto.

I extend condolences to the Jackman brothers and sisters. May his soul rest in peace!


Dear Morty and Mike

On behalf of the President and members of the Queen’s College of Guyana Alumni Association (NY), I offer sincere condolences on the passing of your brother, Patrick.  Grateful if you would extend our sympathies to the entire London family.

I hope that you will be comforted in the knowledge that he is at peace.  Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult and sad occasion.

Sincerely,

Wayne King

Secretary

QC of Guyana Alum. Assoc. (NY)

 



Dear Alumni and Friends,

I am deeply saddened to announce the passing on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Guyana, of Waveney Agatha Benjamin, 81 years old (dob November 16, 1932), mother of alumni Neil Benjamin Jr. (QC, 1963-1971), Kenneth Benjamin (QC, 1965-1972), Alan Benjamin (QC, 1970-1972), and Denys Benjamin (QC, 1981-1986); and of BHS alumni Marcia Hunte, Judy Prince and Rosemary Benjamin-Noble.  She was predeceased by her husband Major (rtd) Neil Benjamin, former Chaplain of the Guyana Defense Force.  May her soul rest in peace.

Sincere condolences to Neil, Kenneth, Alan, Denys and the Benjamin family as they mourn the loss of their beloved matriarch on this sad occasion.  Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers in the days ahead

Funeral arrangements have not yet been finalized and will be provided as soon as they are available.

Sincerely

Wayne King  Secretary


Alumni and Friends

I am deep saddened to announce the passing of Doreen Dyal, mother-in-law of Jeremy Jordon.  May her soul rest in peace.

Jeremy has provided the following regarding the funeral arrangements: 

Sincerely,

Wayne King

 


Alumni and Friends,

I am deeply saddened to announce the passing of former Queen’s College Mathematics teacher William “Mackie” McDonald on Wednesday, February 5, 2014.  He taught at QC in the 1960s and perhaps in the early 70s.  May his soul rest in peace.

Please see below information received from his family regarding the funeral arrangements.

Best regards.

Wayne King Secretary

QC of Guyana Alum. Assoc. (NY), Inc. www.qcguyanaalumny.org


 

Subject: NEW YORK MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR TERRY HOLDER   NEW YORK MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR TERENCE O. HOLDER FEBRUARY 23, 2014


 

Dear Alumni and Friends,

I am saddened to announce the passing on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, of Harold Wilfred Martin, 93 years old (May 16, 1920 – July 3, 2013), father of alumnus Jason Martin.  May his soul rest in peace.

Sincere condolences to Jason and his family as they grieve the loss of their beloved father, grandfather, uncle and friend on this sad occasion.  Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers in the days ahead. 

Individual expressions of sympathy and support may be sent to Jason at the email address copied above.

The viewing and funeral services will be held this Friday and Saturday, respectively, in White Plains, New York, with burial in Georgetown, Guyana on July 18.  Please see the attached and below for details on the funeral arrangements.

Sincerely, 

Wayne King
Secretary

QC of Guyana Alum. Assoc. (NY), Inc.
www.qcguyanaalumny.org 

 


 

Dear Alumni and Friends,

I am deeply saddened to announce the passing on Friday, May 3, 2013, in Montreal, Canada, of Thomas Alexander “TA” Smith, 101 years old (December 11, 1911 – May 3, 2013), father of alumni Tommy Smith and Aubrey Smith, founding member and the first president of our Chapter of QC alumni associations, and six others, two of whom are deceased, and grand, great grand and great great grand father of many including grandson and alumnus Alexander Carberry.  May his soul rest in peace.

Sincere condolences to Tommy, Aubrey, Alexander and the Smith family as they grieve the loss of their beloved patriarch on this sad occasion.  Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers in the days ahead.

Individual expressions of sympathy and support may be sent to Aubrey, Tommy, Alexander and the family at the following email address: guyjam50@gmail.com

The funeral will be held in St. Hubert, Canada, this Saturday, May 11, 2013, and the arrangements are as follows:

 

Friday, 10 May – Viewings at 2 – 5 and 7 – 10

Saturday, 11 May – Funeral Service at 3 p.m.  (There will be a viewing preceding the service – from 1:00 p.m.)

Interment follows immediately after service.

Repast will follow in the reception hall at the Chapel

Location:

Urgel Bourgie Funeral Chapel

8145 Chemin De Chambly

St. Hubert, Quebec J3Y SK2

Link for directions:  http://www.urgelbourgie.com/funerals/funeral-home-locations

Sincerely,

Wayne King Secretary

QC of Guyana Alum. Assoc. (NY), Inc. www.qcguyanaalumny.org 

 


Dear Victor,

On behalf of the Executive Committee and members of Queen’s College of Guyana Alumni Association (New York), Inc., I offer sincere condolences on the passing of your twin brother, Edwin. 

May the memories of the time that you spent together comfort you in the days ahead.  You are in our thoughts and prayers during this sorrowful time

Please also convey our condolences to the other members of your family. 

Sincerely,

Wayne King Secretary

QC of Guyana Alum. Assoc. (NY), Inc. www.qcguyanaalumny.org 

 

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