AFC’s Sheila Holder dies – funeral Nov 26 in Brooklyn

AFC’s Sheila Holder dies

November 20, 2011 – Demerara Waves

Vice Chairman of the Alliance For Change, Sheila Holder died tonight after losing a battle with stomach cancer, a senior party official confirmed.

Up to the afternoon, Khemraj Ramjattan hinted that she had been in a critical condition.

Ahead of a formal statement by the AFC, party leader Raphael Trotman told Demerara Waves Online News (www.demwaves.com ) that:

“The Party is in deep pain and sorrow tonight as we have lost our sister, colleague, comrade and friend. We refused to believe that her illness would lead to untimely death even though knowing the gravity of the illness.

“Her indomitable spirit will live on. The timing of her death is significant as it comes on the very eve of elections. The AFC will dedicate its campaign and victory to the life and works of Sheila Holder. She would have wanted us to push ahead.”   Read more

Also read this update:

Sheila Holder to be buried in Brooklyn on Saturday Nov 26, 2011

NOVEMBER 23, 2011 | BY KNEWS | FILED UNDER NEWS

And this earlier Blog entry:

AFC’s Sheila Holder bows out of Election Race

AFC’s Sheila Holder bows out of Election Race (Demerara Waves) Friday, 09 September 2011 The Alliance For Change’s (AFC) Prime Ministerial candidate, Sheila Holder on Friday announced that she was dropping out of the 2011 elections race due to ill health. “My decision to withdraw now is because I will need urgent treatment, during the […]

TRIBUTE to Sheila Holder:

Also view the attached ‘Tribute’ to Sheila Holder of the Alliance For Change, who  was interred on Saturday November 26, 2011 in Brooklyn NYC.

A TRANSCENDANT TREATMENT for Sheila Holder AFC 11-16-11 fin

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