Clockwise from left: Island Councilman Clyde van Putten, Island Councilwoman Rechelline Leerdam, Island Councilman Reuben Merkman, Island Registrar Militza Connell-Maduro, Government Commissioner Marnix van Rij, Deputy Government Commissioner Alida Francis, Island Councilwoman Adelka Spanner and Island Councilman Koos Sneek at an Island Council meeting in February. Connell-Maduro was appointed as the Island Council Registrar during this meeting.
ST. EUSTATIUS–An extraordinary solemn meeting of the Island Council of St. Eustatius will be held today, Monday, April 12, to pay tribute to the late Island Council Registrar Militza Connell-Maduro, who passed away suddenly in March.
The meeting will be held at Vincent A. Lopes Legislative Hall at 9:30am. Attending the meeting will be Connell-Maduro’s family members, members of government and civil servants. The meeting will also be transmitted live to the public on Radio Statia 92.3FM.
Connell-Maduro’s funeral is scheduled to be held at the St. Eustatius Seventh-Day Adventist Church at Newton’s Pasture from 2:00pm Tuesday, April 13.
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/island-council-holds-service-to-honour-connell-maduro-today