Andre Alexandre Constant Jeanty also known as John to his friends and family, son of Leonie Francois and Constant Jeanty was born on November 23, 1933 in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti.
After his Secondary Studies at Lycee Petion, he enrolled at the Universite d’Etat Haitien where he obtained a Bachelor’s in Engineering and Architecture. He obtained a full scholarship to finish his graduate studies and obtained a Master’s at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He toured the deep segregated South in the mid 50’s with the renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright as an apprentice.
After his experience in the United States, he decided to go back to his native land and establish his own practice. As an Architect he designed and build many residential and commercial building including his own residence. He occupied many important positions while working at the Department of transportation in Haiti.
He decided to share his knowledge with the upcoming generation and became a professor at the same School where he got his bachelor’s degree.
Alexandre Jeanty was also a great artist. He studied at the Centre d’Art d’Haiti. His work of Arts was shared and admired with several of his friends and colleagues.
He married Gerta Emilie Leclerc on June 18, 1962. During his lifetime he fathered 7 children.
Alexandre Jeanty is survived by his wife Gerta E. Leclerc Jeanty and his 6 Children
We take this opportunity to offer our condolences to
Gerta E. Leclerc Jeanty
Patrice Alex Jeanty and Fiance, Berline Gustave.
Talia Jeanty, Alexandra Jeanty De Lara, Valerie Jeanty
Alexandre Vincent and his fiancé, Claudette Francois
Rose May McIntosh and husband Brian McIntosh
His grand Children
Jennifer Carnes , Alex Jeanty, Madge Philantrope , Christopher Jeanty, Cy’Bella Jeanty, Agatha Prieto, Javier Prieto, Lily Lara, Coralie-Anne Hilaire, Sidney Hilaire, Mea-Lee Pierre and Mala-Nee Pierre
His brother and sister Jean Constant Jeanty and Elina Constant Jeanty
To his nieces and nephews
To Jenny Drice and Family
To the families: Jeanty, Vincent, Francois, McIntoch, Gustave, Drice, Fourcand, Rameau, Louis, Philipeaux Hall, all friends and allies affected by this loss.