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A memorial service has been set to celebrate the life of the Honourable Sir David Gibbons, KBE, JP. The public is welcome to attend the ceremony on:

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity



The Rt. Rev. Nicholas Dill, Bishop of Bermuda, will officiate the service. Tributes will be delivered by Sir David Gibbons’ sons, James and David, as well as former Premier of Bermuda, Sir John Swan, KBE, JP.

Sir David Gibbons committed his life’s work to Bermuda, serving as Premier from 1977 to 1982 as well as Finance Minister. He was also former Chairman of the Bank of N. T. Butterfield & Son Limited, Chairman of the Bermuda Monetary Authority and Director of Massachusetts Financial Services. Prior to his death, Sir David was Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer of Edmund Gibbons Limited and Chairman Emeritus of Colonial Group International Limited as well as CAPITAL G Bank Limited.

He died Sunday, 30 March after a brief illness.

Please be advised that the following businesses will close at 2pm Thursday, 24 April in respect of the memorial ceremony and to allow employees and affiliates to attend the service:

Bermuda Motors

Burrows Lightbourn

Capital G Bank Limited

Colonial Group of companies


Gibbons Company

Gibbons Home Store

Gibbons Management Services

Harbour International Trust Company


Nine West

PDL Limited

The Bermuda Island Shop

The Perfume Shop – Dockyard


Normal business hours will resume on Friday, 25 April 2014.