PHILIPSBURG - A wake for the late Roland Cecil Bryson aka Pa Ben or Chimongo will be held on Monday, May 28th 2018 at the festival / Carnival Village from 6.00 pm to 10.00 pm.
The wake will take form of a cultural manifestation.
Persons or groups interested in paying tribute to Pa Ben may do so by contacting before the following persons before 5.00 pm on Friday, May 25th:
Clara Reyes at 520-5340
Ann Meyers at 580-4475
Esther Roach at 587-2056
Tributes may be in song, drama, poetry, dance, a skit or music.
Prior to the wake, there will be a viewing of the body at the Emerald Funeral Home on Welgelegen Road in Cay Hill for the general public from 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm followed by the wake in the festival village.