There was Lucette Michaux-Chevry the tough politician and Lucette Michaux-Chevry, the friendly woman… Meeting with those who knew her in her privacy…
It was this Monday, September 12 that the funeral of the Iron Lady, Lucette Michaux-Chevry, who died last Thursday at the age of 92, took place.
She will be cremated today, during a ceremony reserved for the family.
In recent days, many testimonies, mainly men, women politicians and anonymous have been heard.
Friends, relatives who tell the Lucette Michaux-Chevry they know
This time we wanted to give the floor to those who shared or have shared his daily life. In
the political but above all human relationship.
What type of person was she in the moments of intimacy?
We met people who shared her passion for the domino game to Petit Paris in Basse-Terre where she liked to go to find her circle of players.
Among them, Ida Moïsa, a lifelong accomplice who welcomed her at all hours. The two women had known each other from childhood.
Ida Moïsa, childhood friend of Lucette Michaux-Chevry
In Saint-Claude where she was born, Lucette Michaux-Chevry met Geneviève Kissoun. The latter was the neighbor of the Chevry family for many years. If she is much younger than
Lucette, she worked with him at the beginning during election campaigns and then as a collaborator.
She tells us about the character …
Geneviève Kissoun, former neighbor and collaborator of Lucette Michaux-Chevry
Raymond Modeste also had the opportunity to cross swords with the former mayor of Basse-Terre, during very lively domino games which he remembers gladly.
Raymond Modeste, domino player
The singer of Rivière-des-Pères Manès, known as Nesso Nerplat, describes a woman with whom she had worked and who loved to sing.
Manès Nerplat known as Nesso
Among the collaborators close to the former minister, Denise Aly who will have walked for many years at his side. La Saint-Claudienne says that Lucette Michaux-Chevry also knew not to take herself seriously, at least in private. However, she could also be very rigorous when it came to work.
Denise Aly, collaborator of Lucette Michaux-Chevry
Finally, Honorat Nolard has known and worked closely with Lucette Michaux-Chevry, both professionally but also in the field of culture and especially carnival.
She gives us her feelings about this woman she always wanted to be like.
Honorat Nolard, collaborator of Lucette Michaux-Chevry