Janice Budd succumbs at age 49
By Jamaica Observer
KINGSTON, JAMAICA — The thanksgiving service for former journalist Janice Budd was held Jan. 27 in Kingston.
Budd’s family in expressing gratitude for the overwhelming support has encouraged those who will be in attendance to wear cheerful colours or shades of blue.
A Facebook page in her honour named “Remembering Janice Budd” has also been established where members of the public can post tributes as the family indicated that there will be no open tributes at the service.
“Every expression of love and support we have received has helped to comfort us as we try to cope with our unspeakable loss,” said a family representative.
Budd, 49 died at her home
after a long battle with cancer.
She served the Jamaican media for over 20 years and worked at various organizations such as the Jamaica Information Service, CVM TV, Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, Television Jamaica and the Jamaica Observer.