January 28, 2023 | Alwin Marshall-Squire |
Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness was in attendance today at the funeral of Veteran Journalist and Senior International Correspondent with us here at Vision Newspaper, Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie. The Prime Minister had kind words to say about Hopeton and recognized the work that he did with us here at Vision Newspaper keeping the diaspora informed on political news and culture back home in Jamaica.
Also in attendance at Hopeton’s funeral was the Minister of Culture, Sport, Entertainment and Gender Her Excellency Olivia Grange. Minister Grange also spoke about her relationship with Hopeton over the years and how he was a constant presence at government press conferences and cultural events.
Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie was our senior international correspondent here at Vision Newspaper from October 2015 until his passing last month on December 29th 2022.
His funeral was held at St Jude’s Church in Stony Hill Jamaica today January 28th, 2023.
He will surely be missed by our whole team. He is irreplaceable.
Our condolences to his immediate family.
May his soul rest in peace!