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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Mrs. Irene Jaleiba Paasewe

Sunrise: August 15, 1926 - Sunset: January 13, 2012

The Paasewe, Jaleiba and Sesay families of Grand Cape Mount County regretfully announce the death of their Mother, Aunt, Sister, Grandmother and Great- grandmother, Mrs. Irene J. Paasewe, which sad event occurred on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 4PM at the Chester County Hospital in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Mrs. Paasewe, a teacher by profession, former City Mayor of Robertsport and former Acting Superintendent of Grand Cape Mount County, Liberia, leaves to mourn her children:  Justice Gladys Johnson (Rudolph), Boima Paasewe, J. Bai Paasewe, Jr. (Amanda), Ronate Paasewe, Vaanii Paasewe, Fr. C. Letombor Paasewe (Gloria), Mabasi Paasewe-Totimeh (George), Thomas Paasewe, Esther Johnson (Albert), Momolu Massaquoi, Mary Massaquoi, Hawa Jarsey, Cecelia Kanneh, Sally Massaquoi Daniels (George), James Kemokai and a host of other relatives, including grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews, cousins, great-grand children as well as other family members and friends in the U.S, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Australia,  and Dubai.

Mrs. Irene Paasewe was predeceased by her parents, Vaanii N. Jaleiba Sr., and Mabasi Sesay.  Her husband, J. Bai Paasewe, Sr. and nephew Dr. Elias L. Dib, predeceased her in 2002.

A memorial service over the remains of Mrs. Irene J. Paasewe, affectionately called I.J., teacher Irene, Aunty Irene, will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2013.

February 2, 2013
Viewing: 9:00 am; Service: 10:00 am
St. Michael’s Episcopal Church
813 Longacre Blvd
Yeadon, PA 19050

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
Paynesville, Monrovia
Wake keeping: February 8, 2013
Funeral Service: February 9, 2013

St. John’s Irving Memorial Church Cemetery
Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County

Contacts in the US:
Bai Paasewe, Jr.                    609 610 6244
Ronate Paasewe                   610 534 1974 (Home), 484 437 3037 (cell)
Mabasi Paasewe-Totimeh       610 394 0515 (home), 215 208 1047 (cell)
Clarence S. Paasewe             267 312 6759

Contacts in Liberia:
Justice Gladys Johnson          011231886611779
Fr. C. Letombor Paasewe        011231886524364
Vaanii N. Paasewe                  011231886554074

Local Hotels Information:

Marriott Courtyard            Quality Inn                          Comfort Inn
8900 Bartram Ave.              45 Industrial Highway                    53 Industrial Highway
Philadelphia, PA 19153       Essington, PA 19029                       Essington, PA 19029
(215) 365-2200                         (610) 521-2400                                  (610) 521-9800

Rennaissance Hotel     Ramada Philadelphia Airport Hotel    
500 Stevens Drive                76 Industrial Highway                                          
Philadelphia, PA 19113       Essington, PA 19029                                            
(610) 521-5900                          (610) 521-9600                                                

 Hampton Inn
8600 Bartram Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19153
(215) 966-1300

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