(EMU) – St. Kitts, January 14, 2016: The Ministry of Education paid a tribute to the life of Ms. Nadia Natta-Francis who was laid to rest on January 11, 2016. Ms. Natta was laid to rest after her unexpected and sad death earlier in January. A representation from The Ministry sang at the going home service while Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education Mr. William Hodge, offered a tribute on behalf of The Ministry. “It is for all members of the teaching fraternity in St. Kitts and Nevis a time of great sadness. The passing of a young teacher who is well known for her vibrancy, participation in the affairs of her school and, community and country will definitely leave a huge void in the lives of those who knew her” Mr. Hodge stated. Minister of Education and Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Shawn Richards also expressed sympathy at the gathering of mourners and called on the education fraternity to be supportive of the family.
Ms. Natta Francis was a teacher at the Irish Town Primary School.