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St. Kitts oldest resident dies at 105

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Ms Galdys Williams with Senator Wendy Phipps
 
 

Sir Tapley Seaton present Ms Williams with a token of the country’s appreciation of her long life and service

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 10, 2018 – St. Kitts’ oldest resident died Wednesday according to an announcement from the family
 
Ms. Williams celebrated her 105th birthday on July 4 this year.
 
Ms. Williams, who is originally from Market Street, currently lives with her niece Alberta Brotherson and was cared for by her great niece Sharalyn Williams. Minister of State responsible for Social Services and Community Development, Honourable Wendy Phipps, received a warm welcome from the centenarian as she commended her for the milestone celebration at a recent birthday of the centenarian.
Governor General, His Excellency Sir Tapley Seaton, visited Ms Williams recently and gave her tokens of appreciation for her service to the country as part of World Centenarians Day in 2017.
 
Funeral arrangements are being made.

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