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Massy staff shocked by sudden death

MARIA BRADSHAW, mariabradshaw@nationnews.com

Added 19 September 2019

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Randolph Payne, who worked at Massy for 41 years, suddenly collapsed and died on Wednesday. (GP)

Staff at Massy stores are mourning the sudden passing of a treasured colleague who collapsed on the job Wednesday afternoon.

Randolph Payne, 60, who had 41 years’ service with the company, having started his career with the former Super Centre Ltd, was customer service supervisor with responsibility for online and overseas ordering. He worked at the Sunset Crest, St James branch.

An employee at the branch described Payne, who was from Rock Hall, St Lucy, as a jovial person who mentored younger staff. She said he was always willing to give them good advice.

The worker said staff were shocked when Payne suddenly collapsed in the store while chatting with a group of colleagues. Many broke down in tears when they learnt a few hours later that he had died.

When contacted, Massy’s public relations manager, Jennifer Branch, told the Weekend Nation: “The management and staff of Massy Stores are deeply saddened by the untimely passing of one of their long-standing employees and colleague, Mr Randolph Payne.(MB)Subscribe now to our eNATION edition.

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