Local artist Max Phelipa passes away. | SMN NEWS

maxphillipa17082021PHILIPSBURG:— Celebrated local artist, former police officer, and official at the St. Maarten Harbour Group Maximiliaan “Max” Phelipa, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday morning after a fight with cancer. He was 68.
A native of Curacao, Max, as he was affectionately known, made St. Maarten his home since 1973. After leaving the police force he devoted much of his time to the arts as well as being one of the founders of the St. Maarten Zoo.
Despite his dedication to police work, followed by his tenure as head of security at the harbor, Phelipa’s first true passion ...

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