Daily Archives: March 2, 2016
Former GDF officer, Colonel Cecil “Pluto” Martindale celebrated his 90th birthday in Toronto, Canada. The Guyana Ex-Soldiers Association of Canada fraternity held a 90th birth anniversary celebration in his honor at the fabulous Banquet Hall in Toronto, Canada on Friday February 5th 2016. Colonel Martindale, served in both the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and the Guyana People’s Militia (GPM) for decades – Happy birthday Colonel.
Larry Morrish, a beloved Bay Ridge civic leader whose work in the community stretched back more than 40 years, encompassing everything from organizing parades to promoting brotherhood among different religious groups, died at NYU Lutheran Medical Center during the early morning hours of Feb. 8 after a brief illness.
Larry was an Honorary member of the XGDF Association of New York
Larry is survived by his wife Phillipa and other relatives.