IT WAS STANDING ROOM ONLY as scores of people attended the first memorial service for former Prime Minister David Thompson.
Yesterday marked one year to the day Thompson passed away due to pancreatic cancer, and Government ministers, members of the Senate, businessmen, family and friends gathered at St John’s Parish Church to pay their respects.
During the sermon, Bishop Wesley Dear said Thompson was one of many great leaders who had passed away at an early age.
“Throughout history great men have given leadership and died but when that death seems untimely, it is more challenging to deal with,” he said. (CA)
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