• He was laid to rest following a funeral service at the University of the West Indies Chapel in St. Andrew.

Rousseau Laid to Rest

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Businessman, former President of the West Indies Cricket Board and prominent Attorney, Pat Rousseau, was laid to rest today.

He was laid to rest following a funeral service at the University of the West Indies Chapel in St. Andrew.

Several prominent Jamaicans including Cabinet Ministers, Olivia Grange and Daryl Vaz along with Opposition Leader, Dr. Peter Phillips, attended the service.

Meantime, Chairman of the Board of the Wolmer’s Trust, Milton Samuda, is hailing Mr. Rousseau’s contribution to the institution and Jamaica.

Mr. Samuda is a former President of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, JCC and Chairman of the Sabina Park Board.

He says he’s had a long association with Mr. Rousseau and is saddened by his passing.

Pat Rousseau died recently in the hospital.

He was 85.



Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.


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