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MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Members of the public in Manchester and surrounding areas got a close-up look of the parish's former first citizen, Cecil Charlton, at a public viewing of his body yesterday, on the eve of his burial today.
Under the supervision of the police, members of the public poured into the Cecil Charlton Park and the Cecil Charlton Hall to view the flambouyant Charlton, who in real life was a colourful and sometimes controversial politician. He died at the Hargreaves Memorial Hospital in the town on September 12, aged 88.
The former mayor will be accorded an official funeral service at the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Gymnatorium. His body will be interred at the Oaklawn Memorial Gardens.
Members of the public took turns in signing a guest book and tears flowed freely from some of his family members.
During Cecil Charlton's political career he served with both the People's National Party (PNP) and the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP).
He held the position of Mayor at various times during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.
Charlton is often remembered for earning Mandeville the reputation as the cleanest town in Jamaica, for his role in the development of the Manchester Parish Library and as an astute businessman.
He was also a major player in Jamaica's horse racing industry.
The body of former Mayor of Mandeville Cecil
Charlton being taken from the park named after
him to the next viewing location at the Cecil
Members of the public view a display of Cecil Charlton at the Manchester Parish Library Cultural Centre
— the Cecil Charlton Hall, yesterday. (PHOTOS: GREGORY BENNETT)
Charlton’s wife Veronica touches the body of her late husband under the gazebo at the Cecil Charlton Park.
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