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USACUA Umpire and Chaplain Mr. Jerry Kishun killed in a hit and run accident in New York City

USACUA Chaplain Mr. Jerry Kishun
United States of America Cricket Umpires Association is deeply saddened by the untimely death of our dear Chaplain Mr. Jerry Kishun. He was killed in a hit-and-run car accident on Grand Central Parkway at around 5:00am, Sept. 15, 2011. He was hit by a car and when he got out to investigate, another passing vehicle struck him down. He died at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York.

Sixty-five year old Mr. Kishun is survived by his wife and four grown-up children.

USACUA President Mr. Fitzroy Hayles and the USACUA membership convey our deepest heartfelt condolences to Mr. Kishun’s family and friends and hope that Almighty gives them the strength and courage to cope with this tremendous and tragic loss.

Tributes from Jerry’s Friends

Carlton Butler Passes Away

TheĀ USACUA expresses its condolences to Mr. Randy Butler and his family as they come to terms with the passing away of his brother, Mr. Carlton Butler in New York.

Mr. Randy Butler is one of the former Area Vice Presidents of the West Indies Cricket Umpires’ Association (WICUA).

Mr. Carlton Butler passed away last week and his funeral will be held on Mar 04, 2009.

Son of USACUA Member Passes Away

The following is a message from Mr. Fitzroy I. Hayles, President of the USACUA:

Sadly reporting the death of Roy Taylor Jr., son of Roy Taylor of the Bronx Posse on Saturday Feb. 21st. 2009.

Roy Jr. passed away Saturday night May 20th Funeral arrangement will be provided at a later date.

You can send well wishes to Mr. Taylor and family at Home (718 994 5055) Cell: (646 284 4417)

Former Test Umpire Compton Vyfhuis of Guyana Passes Away

The following is a message from Mr. Vivian Johnson, Secretary of the WICUA:


Please be informed that former Test Umpire Compton Vyfhuis of Guyana died last week. Funeral service will be on Friday January 30 in Guyana. Persons wishing to attend should contact Mr. Grantley Culbard as indicated in the email below.

We again wish to offer our deepest condolences to his family and the cricket umpiring fraternity of Guyana.