Descendants of St Martin Publisher/Politician José Lake, Sr. host family reunion

The children of José H. Lake, Sr. (1925-1976) held a family reunion recently in Philipsburg, descendants of the late St. Martin newspaper publisher, labor activist, politician, and patriot, participated in a private prayer at their patriarch’s gravesite; picnicked at Le Galleon Beach; and attended a dedication service at the Catholic Church in South Reward.

Children of José H. Lake, Sr. pose during the reunion luncheon at the senior citizens center in Hope Estate, St. Martin (8/1/10). (Courtesy CTS photo) For more about the life and times of José H. Lake, Sr., see the book National Symbols of St. Martin

Children of José H. Lake, Sr. pose during the reunion luncheon. For more about the life and times ofthe late publisher, see the book - National Symbols of St. Martin. (Courtesy CTS photo)

Attending the services and activities were Lake children, grandchildren, one great grandchild, and additional family members.

This is the second family reunion of the Lake, Sr. descendants. The siblings and their offspring based on other Caribbean islands, in Europe and in the USA that were unable to visit the St. Martin homeland for the weekend celebration were communicated with via the Internet.

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  1. What a wonderful family reunion it was to. I feel blessed to belong to such a loving, caring family. I will be in attendance from London, UK for all future reunions. Much, much love & kisses to all my siblings in the Caribbean, USA and all my nieces, nephews and the rest of the family.

    Jasmine Hodge-Lake UK

  2. Hi Family, Forgot to say videos & photos on the way to all siblings, awaiting your nephew to complete.

    Love you all

    Jasmine Hodge-Lake UK


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