Obituaries

Breaking News: Music icon Prince found dead at age 57

April 21, 2016

According to The Hollywood Reporter, music icon Prince has been found dead in his recording studio in Minnesota at just 57 years old. Reports began coming in early Thursday from TMZ and other sources about the shocking death, however, the local Sheriff's office has yet to release the official name of the deceased as they are in the process of doing an investigation and notifying next of kin.

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Tributes paid to businessman Frank Hanna

April 15, 2016

Frank Hanna, who rose from humble beginnings to become one of his generation's leading local entrepreneurs, died on Thursday at the age of 79 after battling lung cancer.

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Renowned sailor Ian Bruce dies age 82

April 04, 2016

IAN Bruce, an internationally renowned sailor, boat designer and builder who spent periods of his life in the Bahamas, died last month from cancer aged 82.

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Former sprint great laid to rest

March 22, 2016

Hundreds attended a Requiem Eucharist for the life of the late Edwin Luther Kevin Johnson, regarded as one of the fastest Bahamian sprinters ever, March 19, 2016.

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Former Sprint Great Laid to Rest

March 21, 2016

Hundreds attended a Requiem Eucharist for the life of the late Edwin Luther Kevin Johnson, regarded as one of the fastest Bahamian sprinters ever, March 19, 2016.

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Tributes paid to consummate hotelier Felix Seymour

March 18, 2016

TRIBUTES have been paid to former Grand Bahama veteran hotelier Felix A Seymour for his commitment to excellence in the field of tourism.

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Baseball legend, Yogi Berra, dies at age 90

September 23, 2015

Baseball legend and Hall of Famer, Yogi Berra, has passed away at the age of 90. The news was reported by the Yankees and the Yogi Berra Museum, both citing natural causes as the reason for his passing.

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Bishop Cornell Moss remembered
Bishop Cornell Moss remembered

June 03, 2015

Rev'd Cornell Jerome Moss, Bishop of the Diocese of Guyana, passed away on Saturday, May 30th.

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ILO opens Ninth Meeting of Caribbean Labour Ministers in The Bahamas

March 04, 2015

The Rt. Hon. Perry Christie, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas delivered the keynote address at the Ninth ILO Meeting of Caribbean Labour Ministers held at the British Colonial Hilton...

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Minister 'Confident Overseers of Resolve Will Maximize Collection'
Minister 'Confident Overseers of Resolve Will Maximize Collection'

December 17, 2014

The Minister of State for Finance, the Hon. Michael Halkitis expressed his confidence and optimism in the success of Bahamas Resolve Ltd., the government’s response to debt collection for delinquent accounts at the Bank of The Bahamas...

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US Visitor Killed In Traffic Accident
US Visitor Killed In Traffic Accident

February 05, 2013

A traffic accident in Eleuthera has left a male visitor from the United States dead.

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Funeral Service For Eddie Darville

January 28, 2013

Funeral services will be held for Eddison Emmanuel Darville, 71, who died suddenly at his Eastern Road home on Thursday afternoon, at 10am Wednesday at St Anne's Anglican Church, Fox Hill. Interment will follow in St Anne's Cemetery.

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Tributes To Peggy Hall
Tributes To Peggy Hall

January 15, 2013

Margaret "Peggy" Hall, businesswoman, park warden, conservationist, and boating enthusiast died peacefully at her home in Georgetown, Great Exuma, on January 3, 2013, in her 90th year.

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Family Remembers Man Killed On Road Work Project

January 15, 2013

Renardo 'Tyson' Miller, 26, who was killed in an accident on the Airport Gateway Project on Friday, visited his mother's house off Carmichael Road almost every other day before he died, said mourning relatives who gathered at that house after identifying his body at the Rand Morgue yesterday.

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Officials Stumped Over Men's Deaths
Officials Stumped Over Men's Deaths

January 09, 2013

Officials yesterday admitted they were stumped over what could have led to the death of two men discovered floating in waters between North Andros and Lyford Cay.

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PM Sends Condolences After MP's Husband Dies
PM Sends Condolences After MP's Husband Dies

January 08, 2013

Prime Minister Perry Christie extended condolences to Transport and Aviation Minister Glenys Hanna-Martin after her ex-husband's body was found in an abandoned building in eastern New Providence over the weekend.

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Hanna-Martin 'Coping Well' After Husband's Tragic Death

January 08, 2013

Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday Minister of Transport and Aviation Glenys Hanna-Martin is coping as best she can after the passing of her husband Leon 'Onni' Martin on Saturday.

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Apparent Suicide Of Minister's Husband

January 07, 2013

The husband of Minister of Transport and Aviation Glenys Hanna-Martin was found dead with a rope around his neck on Saturday in what police believe was a suicide.

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MP's Husband Found Hanged
MP's Husband Found Hanged

January 07, 2013

Authorities have launched an investigation into the death of a man who was found hanging from an abandoned building at eastern New Providence over the weekend.

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(Funeral photos) Remembering John Martin

January 06, 2013

The Freeport News: A community man. A business man. A kind hearted man and would-be politician. These are some of the words used to describe John Martin, 61, who recently passed away.

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