MINERVA - The West family reunion will take place on July 18 and 19 at Donelly Beach on Minerva Lake. The event will take place both days from 9 a.m. to dusk.
The surviving family members of (the late Fenton) and Mae West, long-time residents of the town of Minerva, will be hosting the family reunion at the beach. The last reunion was July 1974, at the West homestead with 23 attending, there is now 82. The family has certainly grown in numbers in 35 years. Families will be coming from NY, ME, KY, TX, CO, OH, VA, NC, MO, MA and UT.
Mae West is 93-years-old and resides at The Pines in Glens Falls. Fenton West passed away March 1976, Mae (Blaisdell) passed away in December 1980 and Wayne in November 2006. The remaining children, Dick, Neil and Rhoda Kelly and their families have extended an invitation to the relatives and friends of (the late Fenton) and Mae West to stop by the pavilion at Minerva Lake to meet and greet family members and friends.