The late Ellen Benjamin-Skelton was officially laid to rest today, April 30.
The funeral service took place at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses in Huntums Ghut.
Benjamin-Skelton was the mother of Minister for Health and Social Development Ronnie Skelton. She is described as one of the pillars of the Skelton Group of Companies.
Several residents attended the service to pay final respects to the late Skelton matriarch.
She died on April 17 at 96-year-old.
Claude Skelton-Cline who delivered the eulogy described her as a “saintly” and “true quintessential Caribbean woman” who took pleasure in helping others.
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