Henry Jean-Baptiste Martin
June 3, 1948 – May 2, 2018
In Loving Memory of Henry Jean-Baptiste Martin 1948 – 2018
Henry Jean-Baptiste Martin passed away May 2, 2018. He was the 5th of six children born to the late Pierre Emile Martin and Marie Antoinette Porciana Martin on June 3, 1948 in Les Cayes, Haiti. He grew up in Haiti and later attended Medical School in Paris, France. During a vacation in New York he met Jehovah’s Witnesses and started studying the Bible with them. In December, 1974 he dedicated his life to Jehovah and got baptized.
In 1975, he met the love of his life – Fay Wakefield in New York and in 1976 they got married and both served Jehovah together until he passed away. Their marriage produced two (2) daughters, Renee & Michele. Henry is survived by his wife Fay, daughters, Renee and Michele, siblings: Sabine (sister); Lionel (brother) & his wife Ginette, Josette (sister); Alberte (sister); Yves-Joseph (brother) and his wife Claudette; twenty-one (21) nieces and nephews, numerous grand-nieces and grand-nephews and many loving friends.
Henry always showed genuine concern for others and willingly offered assistance to his Christian brothers and sisters. His family remembers him as someone who was very concerned about their well-being. He will be greatly missed both by family and friends.
- Memorial Visition Saturday, May 26, 2018
- Memorial Service Saturday, May 26, 2018