Premier Extends Condolences To Roberts Family

March 24, 2016

[Updated] Premier Michael Dunkley today [March 24] extended his condolences following the passing of former St. George’s Mayor, Mr. Norman Roberts.

Premier Dunkley said, “Mr. Roberts served Bermuda well for many years, as the Mayor of St. George’s as well as in the Legislative Council [now the Senate]. He was a popular St. Georgian and a respected member of the community.”

“My colleagues and I extend our condolences to his family and friends,” added the Premier.

Update 4.42pm: Mayor Quinell Francis and the Corporation of St. George have also offered their condolences to the family of Mr. Roberts.

A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George wishes to express its sincere condolences to the family of the late Norman Roberts.

“Mayor Roberts was the longest serving Mayor of the Corporation of St. George. He served from 1968-1988. During his tenure, Mayor Roberts was instrumental in the creation of the crest and the flag, now used by the Corporation of St. George.”

“The Worshipful Mayor Quinell Francis said, “We are deeply saddened by the news of the passing of the former Worshipful Mayor Roberts. On behalf of the Councilors and staff of the Corporation, I extend my heartfelt sympathies to the family.”

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