Following is an announcement from Ella N. Hoyos, Honorary Consul for Jamaica in Barbados on the passing of Jamaican businessman Elias Azan.
The Jamaican Group in Barbados is shocked and saddened to study of the passing on Wednesday afternoon of former Honorary Consul for Jamaica in Barbados Mr Elias Azan, O.D. on the College Hospital of the West Indies, Kingston. He was 65 years previous.
Mr Azan served as Honorary Consul for Jamaica for over ten years, throughout which era he additionally served as Dean of the Consular Corps of Barbados.
Previous to his appointment as Honorary Consul, his service to the Jamaican Group via the Jamaican Affiliation of Barbados each as president and a member of the chief spanned a few years.
He was recognised for his service to Jamaica and Jamaicans in Barbados with the award of the Order of Distinction within the 2008 Jamaica Nationwide Honours Checklist.
Mr Azan was the previous managing director of Alamac Buying and selling Firm, a family-owned export/import dealer situated on Fontabelle, Barbados. Alamac Buying and selling distributed many established Jamaican manufacturers and was additionally the producer/distributor of Herrs Model of Chips in Barbados. “A couple of years after the passing of his father Mr Lutfy Azan, the enterprise was divested and the household relocated to Jamaica.
Mr Azan was on the time of his passing in Jamaica, the Group Director of Operations of Bashco Buying and selling Firm Ltd. He was additionally the sitting chairman of the Munro School Board, having additionally served because the president of the Munro School Previous Boys Affiliation.
He’s remembered as a household man, an affable, philanthropic and group spirited businessman and a dedicated Christian. His energetic participation and lots of management roles within the Considerable Life Meeting and later New Dimensions Ministries supplied him alternatives to serve and to the touch the lifetime of many Barbadians as properly.
Honorary Consul for Jamaica in Barbados Ella Hoyos in response to information of his passing mentioned, “Elias was such a gregarious, heat, beneficiant and dedicated member of the Jamaican Group that everybody will keep in mind him fondly. He was such a patriotic, massive hearted, engaged, and enthusiastic Jamaican who additionally possessed an unlimited regional spirit. His passing is a blow to our group and I’m positive to his many Barbadian associates who additionally knew and liked him and to whom he grew to become household over his a few years residing right here.
“We prolong our deepest condolences to his cherished spouse of practically 40 years Yasmin, his beloved sons Lutfy and Omar, his pricey mom Angeline, and his siblings Joseph and Donna.
“Might his soul relaxation in peace and light-weight perpetual shine upon him.” (PR)