Official Funeral Held for Dame Yvonne Maginley

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Tuesday 12th February, 2019-The Cathedral of St. John the Divine was packed today as many turned out to pay their final respects to Dame Yvonne Maginley.

The former Governor General’s Deputy passed away on January 27th.

The government of Antigua and Barbuda accorded Dame Yvonne an official funeral, in recognition of her sterling contribution to the development of Antigua and Barbuda.

Dame Yvonne Maginley was one of the founders of Antigua Community Players and was also known for her musical prowess.

The former Director General of Tourism was remembered today for selflessly putting country above self

Here are excerpts from today’s funeral.

Dame Yvonne Maginley was interred in St. John’s Public Cemetery.