Hon Maurice and his beautiful wife Valerie always found time for the less fortunate and disadvantaged in Jamaica. They were a gracious presence at so many national events, many in humble locations.
We send our heartfelt condolences to his beloved wife Valerie, his children Laura and Stephen, his relatives, close friends and the entire PanJam family.
Last February, Hon Maurice Facey was honoured as one of 62 'Jamaica 50 Living Legacies' by the CCRP - Caribbean Community of Retired Persons.
Photo shows him receiving the Award from Chair Prof. Denise Eldemire Shearer and then Vice-Chair Aloun Assamba.
This is the Citation that was presented to him:
DR. THE HON MAURICE FACEY, OJ LLD
Hon Maurice Facey is indeed a Jamaican 'Renaissance Man'. Highly respected, pioneering investor, developer, entrepreneurial visionary, he was instrumental in creating today's New Kingston. This visionary initiated plans for Jamaica's first high rise offices.
He was Founder and has served as the dedicated Chairman, of the Kingston Restoration Company.
He served for over 40 years as Chairman of Pan-Jamaican Investment Trust. Under his leadership, PanJam expanded into investment banking, life insurance, food manufacturing, hardware, agriculture, tourism, and other vital areas.
A compassionate Jamaican who has devoted time, talent and treasure to the less fortunate, Maurice Facey changed many lives through his extensive civic service. He is founding and current Chairman Cecil Boswell Facey Foundation.
- Jean Lowrie-Chin | CCRP Founder & CEO
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He leaves behind huge footprints across corporate Jamaica — PM
BY TANESHA MUNDLE Observer staff reporter firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, April 04, 2013