ST.GEORGES, Grenada– Grenada’s former Deputy Prime Minister Herbert Preudhomme is dead.
Preudhomme, who was deputy prime minister to the late Sir Eric Matthew Gairy, died in the United States on Jan. 2, six days before turning 90 and eight days after the death of his wife Joyce, who passed on Dec. 26 at age 84.
The couple lived in the U.S. and celebrated 65 years of marriage in Oct. 2019.
Herbert John Preudhomme, affectionately called “Uncle Pre”, represented the St. John constituency for the Grenada United Labour Party from 1961 to 1979. After the Mar. 13, 1979 revolution Preudhomme, like most ministers, was detained without charge until Dec.31 1981. After his release, he went into private business.