PHILIPSBURG:— The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport and the Government of St. Maarten hereby extends sincerest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of the late Mr. Neville York. Our heart goes out to you in this time of bereavement, as you accept this terrible loss.
In order to ensure that the general public pays their last respect to Mr. York, a memorial table and condolence book has been placed at the reception area of the New Government Administration Building located on Soualiga Boulevard. The general public can sign the book as of today Friday, May 12th, between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport in collaboration with the family of the late Mr. Neville York will host a cultural manifestation/wake on Saturday, May 13th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in front of the New Government Administration Building. The general public who knew and were fond of Mr. York and his work are invited join us to celebrate his life.
For persons wanting to pay a special tribute or performance at the wake or the funeral service should contact Ms. Natasha Serrant at +1 (721) 5201892 no later than Friday, May 12th by 4 p.m.
Mr. York served as the Head of Culture Department and was a cultural icon in his own right, therefore we must ensure that his initiatives in Culture, as well as his musical legacy, will surely live on.
Source: St. Martin News Network
Condolence book and memorial service for the late Mr. Neville York