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PHOTO FLASHBACK: The Funeral of Sir Donald Sangster

Published:Thursday | April 22, 2021 | 11:01 PM
As the service ended, the Clergy got ready to lead the procession to George VI. Memorial Park.
Chief Justice, Sir Roland Phillips and Lady Phillips with Mr. Justice Small behind them.
Family mourners, (from left); Mr. Derrick Sangster, Mrs. Rae Kennedy, Mr. Bindley Sangster, Mr. J. C. Sangster, Mrs. Iris Sangster and Mr. F. L. Sangster.
Some of the members of the Diplomatic Corps at the funeral service at the Kingston Parish Church.
Prime Minister, Hugh Shearer, lays a wreath on behalf of the Government of Jamaica.
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On April 18, 1967, Sir Donald Sangster was laid to rest. The funeral was not dissimilar to one accorded a hero. The Gleaner, like it has been for many of Jamaica's most important moments, was there for the funeral, forever keeping the memory alive in pictures. Take a look.