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Deaths & Obituaries

Motor Racing Ace David Reid Passes on

David Reid on #12 with Elson Ten-Pow on #61

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of my brother-in-law David Macgregor Reid who lost the race with cancer early this morning. David will be remembered as one of the early members of GMRC. In those days leather “lumber-jacks” and dungarees were the "protective clothing on South Dakota Circuit.

Celebrating The Life of Neil V.I.M. Chan, A.A.

Neil V.I.M. Chan, A.A.

Neil Vibert Ignatius Michael Chan was born on November 4, 1929 to parents Solomon Chan and Ruby Beckles in Georgetown, Guyana. He had one brother Hubert and sister Patricia who both predeceased him. Neil and his devoted wife, Sheila, shared fifty-eight years of marriage based on love, devotion and mutual respect.

Donna A. London; Sunset - October 10, 2017

Donna A. London

Donna A. (Shepherd) London, 60, died in her home on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, after a long illness. She leaves her husband of 37 years, Ivor C. London; her daughter, Astrid Walker and husband Fred of Upper Marlboro, MD; her son, Colin E. London of Worcester; five brothers, Leslie Cameron and his wife Hazel, Lloyd Hamilton and his wife Dionne, James Shepherd, Jr.

Clarice Hyacinth Liverpool: 1928 - 2017

Clarice Hyacinth Liverpool, nee McKenzie

Clarice was the daughter of William and Isabella McKenzie.  She was born in Springlands, East Berbice.  She was the youngest of the 3 children of William and Isabella McKenzie; Claude McKenzie and Joan McKenzie being the other two.

Josephus Avellinus DeSilva; 1925 - 2017

Josephus Avellinus DeSilva; 1925 - 2017

Josephus Avellinus DeSilva “ Sweetie Man”, 91, passed away late Wednesday night, January 25th, peacefully at home, surrounded by his family. Josephus was born in Georgetown, Guyana, on November 10th, 1925. He was the son of the late John DeSilva and Mary Philomina DeSilva.

Jasmat "Doris" DeSilva; 1932 - 2017

Jasmat "Doris" DeSilva; 1932 - 2017

Jasmat “Doris” DeSilva, 84, passed away early Monday morning, January 2nd, peacefully at home, surrounded by her family. Jasmat was born in Plantation Versailles, Guyana, on April 23rd, 1932. She was the daughter of the late Bhudo Ramkaran and Bhagwanden Ramkaran and the eldest of three siblings.

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.

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