Wake for Courtney Gibson on Friday

POSTED: 06/6/13 12:23 PM

St. Maarten – The Guyanese community will be holding a wake for the late Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Herald Courtney E. Gibson this Friday at Quality Snacks on the Walter Nisbeth Road from 7 p.m.

A condolences book will also open at The Daily Herald on Bush Road as of yesterday. The condolences book will also be open today and tomorrow at The Daily Herald from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The book will be available at the wake for signing.

Gibson was president and founding member of the St. Maarten Guyanese Foundation; a member of the Anti-Trafficking In Persons Windward Islands Foundation (ATIP) and a member of the Anglican Church on Back Street. He passed away among his family members in Tampa, Florida late Sunday evening after a period of illness.

His passing has deeply touched many persons who remember him as a professional, kind-hearted person with high ethical standards and integrity. The Guyanese community in St. Maarten extends condolences to his wife Liz, his mother, children, grandchildren, his colleagues and everyone affected by his loss.

The Guyanese community urges everyone who knew Courtney to sign his condolence book and to come out to his wake.

Additional information can be obtained from Neville Mars at 527-9221; Winston McLean 553-2951 or Vanessa Fraser at 586-9455.

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