Just before 8.00 pm tonight (31 May 2012) , Mr H S Gendeh called to convey
the sad news of the passing of Regina Joseph. Mr Gendeh
is the husband of Jit Kaur
who is described as the twin of
Mr Gendeh told me that
some months ago they had dinner with
Philomena James of Kirkby 1959-1960 batch is the
Unfortunately, I don’t have any more information to share with you except that she had many brothers.
I understand that her funeral will be on Friday.
Perhaps, the Obituary may appear in tomorrow’s newspapers which might give details about contact persons and numbers.
Friends, it is sad news such as this which reminds us that our numbers are dwindling. With the passing of years we will become even smaller in numbers. This is inevitable. We are in that age group, as it were, that is waiting for the roll call.
That is why we should consciously attend whatever gatherings that take place. There may not be a next time for many of us. As long as we are able, we should meet up with old friends, recall old memories and keep the Kirkby spirit and history going.
Yours in sorrow,