The De Lille’s were married for 49 years and had one child together, Alistair de Lille.de Lille’s Death Sends Shockwaves Across The Nation.
In paying tribute to her husband, Minister de Lille remembered him as a loving father and husband who supported her throughout her political career, giving her the freedom to fully pursue her work.
“Our marriage was built on respect. Eddie was a true partner in the sense of the word and never stopped me from following my convictions. There was respect and support until his final days and I will miss him dearly,” she said.
Edwin de Lille had previously suffered a stroke on October 11, 2012, and had suffered from hypertension and diabetes.
Attached to the post was a statement issued by the minister and her son Alistair, and pictures of her husband and their family
It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my husband, Edwin de Lille. He passed away late last night after a long illness. We were married for 49 years and he was a true partner and supporter always giving me the freedom to pursue my work in serving the country. pic.twitter.com/uoN9WHijMx
— Patricia de Lille (@PatriciaDeLille) February 8, 2021