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Sir John Connell
Sir John Andrew Connell, K.A., C.H.B., Q.C. aged 81 of Edghill Heights, St. Thomas, passed peacefully on March 28, 2018. Former Justice of The Court of Appeal of Barbados; Permanent Judge of the Human Rights Court for Latin America and Caribbean; past President of the Barbados Bar Association; former Ambassador to The United Nations, Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia and Peru; Founding member of the Parks and Beach Commission and later Chairman of the National Conservation Commission; past President of the Caribbean Conservation Association.
Son of the late Leon and Adele Connell;

Husband of Mary Anna Lady Connell;

Father of Dr. Kwame Vikram Connell and Lachmi Ganeru Connell;

Grandfather of Nailah, Avani, Kwame, Zuri and Zene Connell;

Brother of Arleigh Connell (UK), Dr. Beresford Connell and the late Patricia Connell;

Uncle of Cecil St. Jules, Paula Guard, Indira Elwin, Nyree, Sayrian and Sade Connell;

Nephew of Phillipa Hurdle, Sylvia Sealy and the late Olga Bell;

Cousin of Natasha Martin, Dorothy Kremser, Gordon Bell Jr., Hugh Bell and Angela Hollingsworth;

Father-in-law of Dr. Suzanne Connell;

Brother-in-law of James, Uriel, Francis, Constance, Theresa, Remy, Doreen, Johnny, Flora, Sitaram, Mera and Justine Surage;

Godfather of Alison Goodwin née Brathwaite;

Relative of Ann Edwards, the Bascombe and Fingall families;

Friend of many.

The funeral of the late Sir John Andrew Connell, K.A., C.H.B., Q.C. leaves Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael, on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 12 noon for the Cathedral of St. Michael and All Angels, St. Michael’s Row, Bridgetown where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2 p.m. for the service. The funeral will then proceed to Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, the Ridge, Christ Church for the interment. Tributes will commence at 1 p.m.

The Organist and members of the Church Choir are kindly asked to attend. Wreaths may be sent to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home no later than 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2018.

Parking will be provided at Harrison College.

Relatives and friends may pay their last respects at Downes and Wilson Funeral Home on Friday, April 13, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

posted : Apr-09-2018 | Back to Obituaries

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Sir John Andrew Connell, K.A., C.H.B., Q.C. aged 81 of Edghill Heights, St. Thomas, passed peacefully on March 28, 2018. Former Justice of The Court of Appeal of Barbados; Permanent Judge of the Human Rights Court for Latin America and Caribbean; past President of the Barbados Bar Association; former Ambassador to The United Nations, Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia and Peru; Founding member of the Parks and Beach Commission and later Chairman of the National Conservation Commission; past President of the Caribbean Conservation Association.
Sir John Connell

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