Saturday 17 November, 2018

Andre Alexander's life to be celebrated on Thursday

Late photographer Andre Alexander

Late photographer Andre Alexander

The funeral for late photographer Andre Alexander will take place on Thursday, September 13.

The service will take place at the Mt D'Or Seventh-day Adventist Church, Industry Lane, Champ Fleurs. After the celebration, a repast will be held at his home at #90 Paradise Place, Richard Street, Tacarigua.

'Andre' Lester Alexander, a  popular photo-journalist of the Guardian newspaper, passed away on Wednesday, September 5 from cancer. 

In mourning his death, the Media Association of Trinidad and Tobago (MATT) said he had a long-standing history of media photography across different media houses throughout his career.

"Mr Alexander's colleagues will always remember his intelligence, insight and dedication to his job. He also led photography training classes in order to pass on his knowledge to a new generation of budding photojournalists. Mr Alexander was described as humble, and a great soul, bringing joy to every newsroom in which he worked," MATT said in a release. 

The celebration of Alexander's life will begin at 11:00 am.

A private cremation will be held at Belgroves Funeral Home and Crematorium in Tacarigua.