Blaxx funeral set for next Wednesday

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Blaxx funeral set for next Wednesday

The funeral of soca artiste Dexter “Blaxx” Stewart will take place at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, at 10 am next Wednesday (April 6).  The “final celebration” for Stewart, 60, who passed away at the Arima District Hospital on Monday due to complications related to COVID-19, was announced by his family and friends in a release issued on Monday.

In the release, his family sought to thank the doctors and nurses at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, St Augustine Private Hospital and the Arima Hospital, who provided “utmost” care to him before his death.

“His loved ones would like to take this opportunity to openly say “thank you” to everyone who have given freely of themselves during the last few months of Dexter’s time with them—Giselle Gellineau-Penrose, Tricia Harripaul, Richard Gordan, Kevin Stephen, Carlysle Roberts, Deon Joseph, Adana Joseph and Sweelan Gerald-Reece,” it said.