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The government announced Tuesday that an official funeral will be held for the late John McLean Sr., who passed away over the weekend.
Amid the spectacle of a guard of honour, top government dignitaries and a crowd of about 200 people, Athelstan Charles Ethelwulf Long, Cayman’s first governor, was given a final tribute on Wednesday at the Cayman Islands Baptist Church in Savannah.
Members of the public, civil servants and officials have been signing a condolence book at the Government Administration Building for the late Governor Athelstan Charles Long, for whom an official funeral will be held on Wednesday, 14 Aug.
Athelstan Charles Ethelwulf Long, Cayman’s first governor, may have been 100 when he died Wednesday evening, but longtime friend, and his attorney, Amanda Roberts said part of him never aged beyond boyhood.
Cayman’s first governor, Athelstan Charles Ethelwulf Long, celebrated his 100th birthday Wednesday at his villa at The Pines Retirement Home, the senior care facility that has been his home for the past few years.
Mitchum Kenjo Wood was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday on a Grand Court burglary charge stemming from an incident in which the war medals of Cayman’s first governor, Athelstan Charles Long, were stolen in September last year.
A case involving a burglary of a downtown office where Cayman’s first governor kept his war medals came before the Grand Court Thursday, when Mitchum Kenjo Wood admitted committing the offense.
Thieves pried open a safe and stole the war medals and other treasured personal effects of Athelstan Charles Long, the first governor of the Cayman Islands, earlier this month.