Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says the right Reverend, Dr. Neville Wordsworth deSouza OJ, will be accorded an official funeral.
The former Bishop of the Diocese of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, Dr. DeSouza died on December 12.
The Funeral Service is set for tomorrow at the St. Andrew Parish Church at 6 Hagley Park Road, Kingston 10 at 11am.
The service will be preceded by musical tributes starting at 10am. Interment follows at the church cemetery.
Bishop DeSouza was ordained a Deacon in 1958 and became a priest in 1959. He was consecrated Suffragan Bishop of Montego Bay in 1973 and was enthroned as Diocesan Bishop in 1979.
He guided the ministry of the Church for 21 years until his retirement fifteen years ago
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