Roseau, Dominica-September 15, 2023: The Official Funeral for the late Mr. Bernard
Francois Barrie, former Member of Parliament, will take place on Thursday, September
21, 2023 at the Salybia Roman Catholic Church.
Mr. Bernard Francois Barrie was the Parliamentary Representative of the Salybia
Constituency from 1993-2000. He first entered parliament following the by-election of 1993.
He was reelected at the general elections of 1995 and served as Parliamentary
Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Sports.
Mr. Barrie was an educator at the Salybia Primary School for 31 years; and an avid
cricketer and historian who served as a West Indies Cricket Board member.
The funeral service for the late Bernard Francois Barrie will commence at 3:00 p.m.,
followed by interment at the Salybia Roman Catholic Cemetery. The body will be viewed from 1:30 p.m. at the Salybia Catholic Church.
The day of the funeral, Thursday, September 21, 2023, shall be declared a Day of
National Mourning; and flags shall be flown at half-staff on all public buildings on that
The Government of Dominica expresses its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of
the late Mr. Bernard Francois Barrie.