Daily Archives: 02/16/2011

Farewell to “Auntie Olga”

Family and friends say farewell to Auntie Olga

(Barbados Nation) –  February 16, 2011

Dame Olga Lopes-Seale brought hope in deeds and words to thousands of Barbadians over six decades.

On February 15 at 10.00 am, many of them were moved by the strains of Ronald Binge’s Elizabethan Serenade wafting through the sanctuary of St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cathedral as the charity worker’s oakwood casket was borne up the aisle. It was a sobering but soothing reminder that the voice of Yours Truly Olga was now stilled.

Hundreds turned out for the service of farewell, including Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and members of his Cabinet, diplomats and ordinary beneficiaries of her lifelong work of generosity.:

Read full article here:  Farewell to Auntie Olga

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