Event Date: January 11, 2008
Posted: January 18, 2008
Friends and family gathered at the Center of Excellence on Friday 11th January, 2008, to pay tribute to journalist and cultural promoter Terry Joseph. Mr. Joseph passed away on January 2nd 2008, in the United States after a prolonged battle with cancer. He was born in Laventille in 1947, and spent the latter part of his life writing about the culture of Trinidad and Tobago, especially Pan, Calypso and Mas.
The cultural send off titled “Farewell Teejay” started with friends and family viewing the body, with some inscribing their tribute on a large picture of Teejay, strategically positioned in the foyer of the Marvin Lee Stadium. The official programme started at precisely two o’clock as it was remarked that Terry Joseph was a stickler for punctuality.
Full Article : triniview.com
Terry gets fond farewell
“DON’T cry for me. I’m ok, I am free, I lived a life that was full. I blazed the trail. I created my path and have now come to the end of my journey. I did it my way.”
These were the words of Terry Joseph, noted by his wife Dr Laini Gilliam-Joseph, in his final days before dying of prostate cancer on January 2 in Douglasville, USA.
Farewell, my brother
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