Dorothy, Lady Springer, ???Dolly???, widow of the late Governor General and National Hero of Barbados, the Right Excellent Hugh Springer will be accorded an Official Funeral next Friday, July 24, the Cabinet Office announced today.
The service of thanksgiving will take place at the St. Mary???s Anglican Church at 10.00 a.m. and will be followed by the interment at St. Michael???s Cathedral where her late husband is buried.
Described as a stimulating and devoted supporter of her husband, the late Governor General, Trade Unionist, Educator and National Hero, she was also fondly remembered as a caring parent by daughter Richild, who stated: ???The greatest and fondest memories we have of Mummy was her love and caring for children.???
???We grew up surrounded by young people in Jamaica, London, and Barbados and it was wonderful. Happiness and laughter filled our house and will never be forgotten.??? Ms. Springer added.
Meanwhile, the dates, times and locations where condolence books will be available for signing will be announced at a later date.??Lady Springer, who celebrated her 99th birthday last month, passed away on Saturday, July 11. She leaves to mourn her daughter, Richild, sons Mark and Stephen, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.