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Deaths & Obituaries

Lady Sara Lou Carter, July 4, 1923 - December 16, 2016

Sara-Lou Carter in 2003

On Friday, December 16, 2016, Lady Sara Lou Carter of Bethesda, Maryland, died peacefully at the age of 93.

Vincent Anastasius Da Silva: January 22, 1951 - July 11, 2016

Vincent A. Da Silva

Vincent "Sweetie Man" Da SIlva, Owner/Manager of Special Security Services passed away after a brief illness. 

Vincent Anastasius Da Silva of South Road Bourda, Georgetown, Guyana was the son of the late Jose and Ursula Da SIlva. He was the husband of Donna Dias Da SIlva and father of Roseitta Da Silva, Nicole Melville and Vincent Da Silva.

Lucille Agatha London: December 28, 1921 - March 3, 2016

Lucille Agatha London

Lucille Agatha London was born on December 28th, 1921 to Egbert and Elizabeth Nedd. She was the twelfth of her parents' fourteen children, and was predeceased by all of her siblings. Born into a rural life in D'Edward Village, Berbice, Guyana, she and her family were staunch members of the Congregational Church.

Randolph Evan Liverpool: October 9, 1925 – January 9, 2016

Randolph Evan Liverpool

Randolph (Evan, as you know him) was the son of Dennan and Vita Liverpool (now deceased). Evan was born in Tuschen, West Coast Demerara, Guyana.

Stephen Gomes, Guyanese born Captain (Ret) in the Canadian Coast Guard, Jan. 2, 1935 - July 31, 2011

Stephen Gomes Guyanese born captain with the Canadian Coast Guard

Icebreaker captain, husband, father, favourite uncle, funnyman. Born Jan. 2, 1935, in Georgetown, British Guiana. Died July 31, 2011, in Dartmouth, N.S., of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, aged 76.

Baby Lynette Stephenson: September 24, 1932 - August 28, 2015

Baby Lynette Stephenson: September 24, 1932 - August 28, 2015

Baby Lynette Stephenson of Landover Hills, MD USA passed away on Friday, August 28, 2015. She was the wife of the late Frank Stephenson, mother of Orin Douglas (Pollenetta), Christina Stephenson George (Jermaine), Sherwin Stephenson (Shundel), Laurela Stephenson (Pete London), and George Stephenson (Tyranna), and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

The Mother of AFC Chairman Nigel Hughes Dies after an Automobile Accident

Mrs. Christobel Hughes, the mother of Attorney-at-Law and Chairman of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Nigel Hughes

Mrs. Christobel Hughes, the mother of Attorney-at-Law and Chairman of the Alliance For Change (AFC), Nigel Hughes has died.

Mrs. Hughes who was in her 80s, was a passenger in a car that was involved in an accident on Saturday evening, died on Sunday at a local hospital.

Audrey P. Thorne: October 20, 1918 - June 2, 2015, Born in Mahaica, Guyana

Audrey P. Thorne

Audrey Pauline Thorne transitioned into eternal rest on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. Audrey was born on October 20, 1918 to proud parents Iris Lord O'Dell and Arthur Paul O'Dell in Mahaica, Guyana, South America.

Sadly, six weeks after her birth, Audrey's father, Paul, succumbed to the Spanish Flu along with many members of the O'Dell family. Upon her husband's death, Audrey's mother, Iris O'Dell, returned to the Lord family home where her doting grandfather, Edward Stanley Lord, Esq. became the influential male figure in Audrey's life.

Former U.S. Ambassodor to Guyana George F. Jones Passes Away

Former U.S. Ambassodor to Guyana George F. Jones

George Flemming Jones, former U.S. Ambassador to Guyana whose career in the Foreign Service spanned almost 40 years, died April 20, 2015 in Fairfax, VA of a heart attack, he was 79 years old.

Mr. Jones, a specialist in Latin American affairs, served as U. S. Ambassador to the Republic of Guyana from January 1992 to August 1995.

Eswart Fitzgerald Lake: November 25, 1927 - April 10, 2015

Eswart Fitzgerald Lake

Eswart Fitzgerald Lake, affectionately known as “Uncle Eswart” or Brother Lake, born in Georgetown, British Guiana on November 25, 1927, was escorted into heaven on April 10, 2015 after a long illness. He died peacefully at his home in Stone Mountain, Georgia.  

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