Monday 17 June, 2019

Tragic death of Jeffa Belasse leaves Lucians in grief

The shocking, tragic and untimely death of Jeffa Belasse has caused a wave of grief to grip the heart of many St Lucians.

Belasse, a vibrant and active participant of many spheres of life in the south died after giving birth to a baby girl in an American hospital on Tuesday, October 2nd.

Belasse, who worked at St Jude Hospital in the accounts department, was a much-loved pillar of her community, leaving an indelible imprint across sports, pageantry, culture, church and school.

Belasse was a mother figure to many in her community, deepening the tragedy that she will not be alive to raise her own child.

Lucians reacted with heartbreak on social media:

Lucians mourn passing of Jeffa Belasse

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