OFFICIAL DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT: Bernard ‘Francois’ Barrie Former Member of Parliament

We announce the death of Bernard “Francois” Barrie, age seventy-nine (79) years of Salybia in the Kalinago Territory.  He died on Sunday, 3rd September, 2023.

He was a former Parliamentary Representative for the Salybia Constituency and Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education from 1995 – 2000. He was a former teacher, avid sports man, cricket historian, cricket selector and Justice of Peace.




HIS WIFE:                                       Mildred Barrie


THREE SONS:                                 Brinsley in Canada, Leslie in the USA and Paul in Dominica


TWO DAUGHTERS:                        Berthia in Antigua and Judith in Dominica


ONE ADOPTED SON:                     Vivian Thomas in St. Kitts


FOUR GRANDCHILDREN:             Jean Phillip Barrie in Trinidad, Fitz J and Dazzle Barrie in Dominica and Kingston Barrie in the USA.


DAUGHTERS IN LAW:                 Rackael in Canada, Kelly in the USA and Carol in Dominica


ONE BROTHER:                            Melchur Williams in Crayfish River


TWO SISTERS:                             Celina Burton in Crayfish River and Gertrude Robin in Woodford Hill


FIVE SISTERS IN LAW:                Clarencia Sanford, Eulalie Burton and Milizza St. Amie in Dominica, Antonia Edwards in St. Croix and Victoria Burton in Guadeloupe.


SIX BROTHERS IN LAW             Napoleon Sanford, David Burton, Lennox St. Amie, Leroy Robin and Stuart Burton in Dominica and Johnny Wall in Trinidad.

ONE UNCLE IN LAW:                 Luke Alexander


NIECES INCLUDING:                  Marcia, Davina, Rosemund and Barbara Burton, Loreen Belle, Susan and Mauricia Sanford, Maria Mitchel, Laurel Brown, June Williams and Claudia Thomas in Guadeloupe.


NEPHEWS INCLUDING:             Lenny and Edgar St. Amie, George, Mathew, Jamie, Barry and Jason Burton and Provin Sanford and family in the USA


GRAND NEPHEWS :                   Jerd Dorsette, Warren, Lennon and Greg


CAREGIVERS:                               Malorie Tyson and Jessy Valmond


CLOSE RELATIVES AND FRIENDS INCLUDING:       Archibald Burton, Claudius and Annette Sanford, Kitchener Laville, Justin Stoute, Kent Auguiste, Oliver Frederick, Cecelia, Gian and Mc Anthony Benjamin, Eddison James, Hector John, Lennox Linton, Arnold Barrie, Wellington Frederick, Hypolite Williams, Carlton Lando, Alexander Tyson, Orlando Eloi, Louis Partick Hill, Minister Cozier Frederick, Nurse Winnie Joseph,Theresa Frederick, Patrice Brankort, Saket, Brian Barrie and family, Effed John, Casius Darroux, NoltonRolle, Police Officers of the Salybia Police Station,  Marcella Augustine and the Baron Family in Delices, members of the UWP, the Government of Dominica, the Burton, Williams, Valmond, Frederick, Darroux, Auguiste and LaRonde families, Bruce Collins and family in Barbados, the Barrie Family in La Plaine and friends of “Off the field programme” on DBS Radio.

Cricket friends and fans, residents of the entire Kalinago Territory and Atkinson. Relatives and friends here and abroad too numerous to mention

The body of the late Bernard ‘Francois’ Barrie will be transported by the North Eastern Funeral Association to theSalybia Roman Catholic Church on Thursday, 21st September, 2023 for viewing from 1:30 p.m.   The funeral service begins at t 3:00 p.m. followed by internment at the Salybia Catholic Cemetery.

The Official Funeral Service for the late Bernard ‘Francois’ Barrie will be streamed Live via GIS, DBS Radio and Government of Dominica social media.

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