Lester DaCosta Springer
SPRINGER – LESTER DACOSTA, BSc, MSc, CCHEM, FRSC, also known as “Junior”, of Warrens Terrace, Warrens, St. Thomas, entered into peaceful rest on November 16, 2017, at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Former teacher at Harrison College. Chief Technical Officer of the Barbados National Standard Institution (1987-2006). Member of Amnesty International and the Pan African Commission, where he worked on the free Nelson Mandela campaign (1987-1990). Son of the late Lester DaCosta and Stella Gwendolyn Springer. Estranged husband of Maureen Springer. Father of Matthew Springer. Step-father of Lydia Cherry. Step-grandfather of Isabella and Alexander Cherry. Brother of Boneta Phillips, Sonia Johnson-Springer, Janette Springer, Daphne (Dee) Springer and Joy Gooding. Brother-in-law of Trevor Johnson and Clive Sinclair. Uncle of 11. Great-uncle of 15. Great-granduncle of 1. The funeral leaves Lyndhurst Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Monday, December 04, 2017 for The Chapel of Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10:30 a.m. for the viewing, service and interment. Flowers may be sent to Lyndhurst Funeral Home no later than 7:30 a.m. on Monday.