Ruling Party Mourns Passing of Henderson Simon


The chairman of the Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP), Foreign Affairs Minister E.P Chet Greene, is expressing condolences at the passing of former parliamentarian and Cabinet minister, Henderson Simon.

Simon, died earlier today (Friday March 29) in Barbados where he was undergoing heart surgery. An engineer by training, Simon represented the St John’s City West constituency in parliament from 1984 to 1994.

He also served as Minister of State responsible for APUA. He was one of the founding partners of the highly respected engineering consultancy firm, Lewis, Simon and Partners.

“Comrade Simon, a true friend of the people, will long be remembered for his service in politics, engineering and his penchant for education and youth counseling,” Greene stated.

The ABLP chairman is also offering deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Simon on behalf of the executive and general membership of the ABLP as well as on his personal behalf.

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  1. The first person i ever voted for in a general Elections,my first Parliamentary Rep and also a family Friend .SIP my friend.. Your’s was a life well lived…

  2. I will always remember all you taught me. You gave me that real appreciation for Math that I have been able to transfer to my students. You were that constant inspiration for me and for many. I’m going to miss seeing you every Saturday. Sleep in Peace Mr. Simon, uncle Hendy, Godfather, friend, DAD….all the things you were to me. We will do our best to have your legacy live on and will continue to make you proud.

  3. sleep on til resurrection morning. To his loved ones, treasure the beautiful memories until then.

  4. Hendy (Scotty), Forever loving you all the days of my life;

    Big sis enid(Judy) always in my heart…I’ll be missing you…
    God be with you till we meet again on that beautiful shore.

  5. On behalf of my wife, Margie, my sisters Jackie, Debora & my brother, Ronan, we would like to extend our condolences and ask the Lord to bless & comfort the family in this time of grief and sorrow. Hendy was a very supportive, accommodating, and family orientated man, but is now in the hands of the Lord, at a more celestial and serene place. His pains and sufferings no longer exist, and may his soul rest in eternal peace.
    Karlwin Stevens

  6. Your cousin, Karlwin and all members of the family will miss you, but you will be forever be in our hearts.

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