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Ceford Providence passes away at home

Ceford Providence passes away at home

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The Ministry of Labour, the Ministry of Culture and the Carnival Development Corporation (CDC) have joined to express their sympathy for the loss of one of this nation’s upstanding citizens.{{more}} Ceford Providence, pioneer of the Farm Workers’ Programme, passed away at his home at Indian Bay on October 23rd, 2008.

Born on January 1st, 1924, Providence, who was originally from Troumaca, served for many years as the Labour Commissioner, and hosted many labour-related workshops, locally and abroad.

The Ministries and the CDC, in a press release, conveyed their condolences to the Providence family on the loss of their beloved father and grandfather. In particular, they sympathised with his son Joel Providence, who served as Chairman of the CDC and Resource Person/Advisor to the CDC and the Ministry of Culture.

Providence was laid to rest in Troumaca on Wednesday following a funeral service at the Kingstown Methodist Church.